Marshall 33 39 72
Memphis 38 35 73
Date of game: 1/26/2013

Recap: Memphis vs. Marshall

Memphis, TN (Sports Network) - Two made foul shots by Chris Crawford towards the end of the game were key as the Memphis Tigers held on to defeat the Marshall Thundering Herd, 73-72, in Conference USA action at FedExForum.

Joe Jackson finished with 16 points and five assists in the Tigers (16-3, 5-0 C-USA) victory. Adonis Thomas scored 15 points and Shaq Goodwin scored 11 points as Memphis extended its winning streak to ten consecutive.

For the Thundering Herd (9-11, 2-3), DeAndre Kane recorded a game-high 22 points. D.D. Scarver added 20 points, five boards, and three assists. Dennis Tinnon chipped in nine points and nine rebounds as Marshal lost a second consecutive game.

Memphis shot 54.2 percent from the floor including 5-of-7 from three-point range. It limited Marshall to a mere 3-of-11 from long-range, en route to a 38-33 advantage at the half.

Marshall shot better in the second half making 42.4 percent from the floor including 4-of-8 from beyond the arc. Crawford made two free throws to put the Tigers up four which made Kane's buzzer beating 3-pointer irrelevant to the outcome.

Memphis outscored Marshall 19-8, in fast break points, and knocked down 7- of-16 from beyond the arc on the day.

Game Notes

Leinart, Crouch headline 2016 College HOF ballot

Former Heisman Trophy winners Matt Leinart, Eric Crouch and Rashaan Salaam are among 76 Football Bowl Subdivision players on the ballot for election into the 2016 class of the College Football Hall of Fame.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Halfway to the Sprint Cup Chase

The regular season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has reached its midpoint, with 13 races completed and 13 to go before the championship Chase begins.

Blue Jays activate Navarro from DL

The Toronto Blue Jays activated catcher Dioner Navarro from the 15-day disabled list following a 2-0 loss to the Washington Nationals in the opener of Tuesday's doubleheader.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.