Memphis holds off Tulsa for 93-86 victory
TULSA, Okla. (AP)—Elliot Williams scored 27 points as Memphis, the last team to beat Tulsa at home, snapped the Golden Hurricane’s 23-game home winning streak with a 93-86 victory Saturday night.
Doneal Mack and Angel Garcia each scored 16 for the Tigers (18-7, 8-2 Conference USA), who defeated Tulsa for the 11th consecutive time.
Ben Uzoh finished with 20 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds for the Hurricane (19-6, 8-3). Bishop Wheatley had a career-high 21 points and Jerome Jordan had 19.
Williams scored 13 of his point at the free-throw line, helping Memphis finish 25 of 30 the line. The Tigers shot 54.4 percent from the field.
Tulsa’s winning streak started after Memphis prevailed 55-54 on a basket at the buzzer on Jan. 13 2009.