Well the Memphis Tigers defeated the UAB Blazers the other night in a Conference-USA showdown at the FedExForum.
Wesley Witherspoon scored an amazing 29 points, while Elliott Williams dropped 25 points for a combined 54 points between the two players. Will Coleman also shined as well with a key block on dunk attempt by Howard Crawford late in the second half, and an impressive seven blocks down the stretch.
The final score — Memphis Tigers 85 in the victory over UAB Blazers 75.
With the win, the Memphis Tigers go to (16-6, 6-2 C-USA), while UAB who was led by Elijah Millsap’s 18 points drop to (18-4, 6-2) third place, a tie with the Tigers.
Jamarr Sanders also dropped 16 points and Howard Crawford 13 for the UAB while Aaron Johnson and George Drake scored 12 and 10 points, respectively.
Though UAB was holding good in the first half, the Tigers 60 percent second half (18-of-30) from the field was more than impressive while shining also from the free-throw line sinking 25 of 28 shots to take the victory.
Watch a video recap of the Memphis Tigers, UAB Blazers game here.
Picture: (Commercial Appeal/Mark Weber)
Memphis Tigers Will Coleman blocks dunk attempt by UAB’s Howard Crawford.