Jackson leads No. 22 Memphis past UCF 93-71
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Joe Jackson had 21 points and 10 assists, four other Memphis players scored in double figures and the 22nd-ranked Tigers beat Central Florida 93-71 on Wednesday night for their 15th straight victory.
Jackson was 10 of 12 from the field, hitting his only 3-pointer. Geron Johnson had 19 points, nine rebounds and eight assists for Memphis (21-3, 10-0 Conference USA), while Adonis Thomas added 17 points. Chris Crawford and D.J. Stephens had 10 points apiece, with Stephens hitting all four of his shots.
Isaiah Sykes led the Knights (17-7, 7-3) with 17 points and six rebounds. Daiquan Walker finished with 14 points, missing only one of his six shots. Tristan Spurlock had 11 points, while Keith Clanton, UCF's leading scorer at 16 points per game, was limited to 10 on 3-of-10 shooting from the field.