MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Tyreke Evans had 27 points and seven steals, both career highs, to lead Memphis to an 80-48 victory over Northeastern on Wednesday.
The freshman guard connected on 9 of 13 shots, including 4 of 5 from outside the 3-point arc as Memphis won its third straight. Robert Dozier added 16 points, making all 10 of his free throws, and Antonio Anderson scored 11 for Memphis.The Tigers (9-3) pulled away at the end of the first half and were never threatened the rest of the way.Manny Adako led Northeastern (6-5), hitting all seven of his shots in the game. Matt Janning, the Huskies' leading scorer, was limited to six points, going 2-for-12 from the field. Janning missed all four of his 3-point shot attempts.The Huskies, coming off a 55-42 win at Indiana on Monday, held an early lead, but struggled after the midway point of the first half.