College Basketball No. 20 Texas Tech holds off Memphis

December 2, 2018

MIAMI — Tariq Owens had 13 points and 11 rebounds and tied a career high with eight blocks, Jarrett Culver scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half, and No. 20 Texas Tech rallied to beat Memphis 78-67 on Saturday at the HoopHall Miami Invitational.Deshawn Corprew scored 12 points, and Brandone Francis added 10 for Texas Tech (7-0), which has won all seven of its games this season by double digits.The Red Raiders were down 57-45 with 9:05 left, then went on a 24-6 run over the next 6½ minutes to take control and stave off the upset bid.Gonzaga 103Creighton 92Zach Norvell Jr. scored 23 of his career-high 28 points in the second half, and the No. 1 Bulldogs wiped out an early double-digit deficit to beat the Bluejays in Omaha, Neb.Kansas 90, Stanford 84Lagerald Vick hit the tying 3-pointer in the closing seconds of regulation, and then had eight of his 27 points in overtime to lead the No. 2 Jayhawks to win over the Cardinal in Lawrence, Kan.Michigan 76, Purdue 57Jordan Poole scored 21 points as part of a balanced offense, and the No. 7 Wolverines were stingy on defense in a win over the 19th-ranked Boilermakers in Ann Arbor, Mich..Marquette 83Kansas St. 71Markus Howard scored 45 points and went 19-of-21 from the foul line, and the host Golden Eagles used tight defense to hand the 12th-ranked Wildcats their first loss.Arizona St. 83Texas Southern 71Zylan Cheatham had 14 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists for the second triple-double in school history, lifting the Sun Devils to a win over the Tigers in Tempe, Ariz.Wichita St. 71, Baylor 63Samajae Haynes-Jones had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the Shockers held on to defeat the visiting Bears (5-3).Louisiana Tech 85Houston Baptist 78Anthony Duruji scored 15 points, and the Bulldogs beat the Huskies in Ruston, La. Ian DuBose scored 19 to lead HBU (2-4).Stephen F. Austin 66Milwaukee 51Kevon Harris had 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Lumberjacks (5-2) over the Panthers in the consolation game of the Goliath bracket at the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic in Belfast, Northern Ireland.Murray St. 83Prairie View A&M 67Ja Morant scored 25 points, and the Racers beat the Panthers (1-7) in Murray, Ky.Little Rock 79Sam Houston St. 52Rayjon Tucker scored 33 points, and the Trojans beat the Bearkats (3-6) in Little Rock, Ark. Women Houston 84East Tennessee St. 77Tatyana Hill scored a career-high 18 points, Angela Harris added 15, and the Cougars defeated the Buccaneers in Johnson City, Tenn., to wrap up a short two-game road trip and improve to 4-5.Rice 67, New Orleans 56Erica Ogwumike scored a season-high 28 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the Owls (5-2) beat the Privateers at Tudor Fieldhouse for their fifth straight win.Sam Houston St. 94St. Thomas 46Jenniffer Oramas had 18 points, 11 assists and eight steals, and the Bearkats (4-3) routed the Celts (2-4) in Huntsville.From weband wire reports

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