Scores

Final

Memphis 87

(21-8, 11-3 C-USA)

Marshall 67

(17-11, 8-6 C-USA)

4:00 PM ET, February 25, 2012

Henderson Center, Huntington, West Virginia

1 2 T
MEM 42 4587
MRSH 37 3067

Top Performers

Memphis: W. Barton 24 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

Marshall: D. Tinnon 16 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

Memphis 87, Marshall 67

Associated Press

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Will Barton scored 24 points and Joe Jackson added 21 to lead Memphis to an 87-67 win over Marshall on Saturday.

Chris Crawford finished with 16 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and three steals for the Tigers (21-8, 11-3 Conference USA), who have won two straight games. Tarik Black added 18 points.

Memphis went into halftime with a 42-37 lead, then opened the second half with a 10-3 run, pushing its margin to 12 points. The Thundering Herd closed the gap to five points but never posed a threat as the Tigers later increased their lead to 82-62 when Jackson made two free throws with 2:34 left to play.

Dennis Tinnon had a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds for Marshall (17-11, 8-6), which had its three-game winning streak snapped. DeAndre Kane also had 16 points and five turnovers, Damier Pitts had 13 points and Shaquille Johnson added 10.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MEM
MRSH
Points 87 67
FG Made-Attempted 31-52 (.596) 24-60 (.400)
3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 4-14 (.286)
FT Made-Attempted 21-27 (.778) 15-28 (.536)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 20 3

2011-12 Season

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Jan 28, 2012 @MEM 83, MRSH 76Recap
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