MEMPHIS, TN (AP - Tyler Harris scored 24 points, Kyvon Davenport added 21 and Memphis beat UAB 94-76 on Saturday.
Harris made 10 of 11 foul shots while Davenport shot 8 of 10 from the floor. Jeremiah Martin added 14 points for Memphis. The Tigers (5-4) now have won back-to-back contests following two-straight defeats. Memphis is 4-0 at home.
Harris and Alex Lomax each hit a pair of 3-pointers to start. UAB (6-3) went on a quick burst to tie it at 10-all, but Harris buried a 3 with 15:47 before halftime and Memphis never trailed again. Kareem Brewton Jr.’s jump shot with 11:37 before the break made it 24-13. The Tigers led 49-39 at halftime. Memphis finished 30-of-56 shooting (54 percent).