8:00 PM ET, March 4, 2009
Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas
HOUSTON -- Memphis moved within one victory of another perfect run through Conference USA.Tyreke Evans scored 23 points, Shawn Taggart added 12 points and 10 rebounds and the Tigers (No. 3 ESPN/USA Today, No. 5 AP) got a test on Wednesday night, but finally pulled away for a 69-60 win over Houston.
• Memphis won its 57th straight Conference USA game and 24th straight C-USA road game.
• Tyreke Evans continued his great play, scoring 23 points on 10-of-16 shooting and added seven rebounds and four assists.
• The Tigers can wrap up another undefeated C-USA season with a win this weekend vs. Tulane.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||26-55 (.473)||22-63 (.349)|
|3P Made-Attempted||3-10 (.300)||4-15 (.267)|
|FT Made-Attempted||14-14 (1.000)||12-13 (.923)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||14 (0/0)||14 (0/0)|