Scores

Final

UAB 68

(10-7, 1-2 C-USA)

Memphis 81

(14-3, 4-0 C-USA)

    8:00 PM ET, January 17, 2009

    FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    UAB 39 2968
    MEM 42 3981

    Top Performers

    UAB: P. Delaney III 26 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Memphis: T. Evans 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Memphis 81, UAB 68

    Associated Press

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Tyreke Evans scored 24 points to lead Memphis to an 81-68 win over Alabama-Birmingham on Saturday night.

    Four other players scored in double figures for Memphis (14-3, 4-0 Conference USA). Willie Kemp had 14 points, including 4-of-6 from outside the arc, part of Memphis going 9-of-16 (56 percent) from long-range.

    Antonio Anderson and Doneal Mack each had 11 points for the Tigers, while Robert Dozier finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

    Paul Delaney III led the Blazers (10-7, 1-2) with 26 points. Robert Vaden and Lawrence Kinnard scored 12 points apiece. All of Vaden's points came in the first half.

    The victory was the Tigers' 46th straight in Conference USA, including the postseason. UAB was the last team to defeat Memphis in conference play with an 80-74 win in Birmingham on March 2, 2006.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UAB
    MEM
    Points 68 81
    FG Made-Attempted 21-52 (.404) 28-53 (.528)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 9-16 (.563)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-25 (.840) 16-29 (.552)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 15

    2008-09 Season

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