TU Falls To No. 8 Memphis


Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 10:27 pm
By: News On 6


The Associated Press

MEMPHIS, TN -- Robert Dozier scored a career-high 23 points, Tyreke Evans added 13 and No. 8 Memphis routed Tulsa 63-37 on Wednesday night for its 15th straight victory.

The Tigers (21-3, 9-0 Conference USA) won their 51st consecutive game in league play.

Jerome Jordan, who had 20 points and 13 rebounds against Memphis earlier this season, was held to a team-high eight points and three rebounds for Tulsa (17-8, 7-3). Ben Uzoh, Tulsa's leading scorer at 14.9 points per game, was held scoreless in the first half and finished with three points.

Memphis limited Tulsa to 36 percent shooting, including 25 percent in the first half.