Martin scores 37 to carry Memphis over Wichita St. 88-85
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin had 37 points as Memphis narrowly defeated Wichita State 88-85 on Saturday night.
Martin hit all 14 of his free throw attempts.
Jaime Echenique had 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Shockers (13-13, 6-8). Dexter Dennis added 17 points. Markis McDuffie had 15 points.
The Tigers improve to 2-0 against the Shockers this season. Memphis defeated Wichita State 85-74 on Jan. 3. Memphis faces Temple at home on Tuesday. Wichita State plays Connecticut at home on Thursday.