No. 25 Memphis tops UAB 86-71 in Conference USA
Saturday, March 9, 2013
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Joe Jackson had 17 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds on Saturday to help No. 25 Memphis complete an undefeated season in Conference USA with a 86-71 victory over UAB.
Chris Crawford led Memphis scorers with 20 points, hitting 5 of 10 shots beyond the arc, while Geron Johnson had 19 points.
Senior D.J. Stephens, playing in his last home game, finished with 13 points and eight rebounds as Memphis (27-4, 16-0 C-USA) won its third straight and 21st in the last 22.
Jackson also had six steals in the game.
Jordan Swing led the Blazers (15-16, 7-9) with 19 points, despite hitting only one of his six shots from beyond the arc, while Rod Rucker scored 16 points.
Quincy Taylor finished with 12 points as the Blazers lost their second straight.