HOUSTON (AP) - Elliot Williams scored more than 30 points for
the second time this month as he led Memphis to a record-setting
80-68 victory over Rice on Saturday night.
The Tigers (13-4, 3-0) took their 52nd straight win over
Conference USA teams, breaking the all-time NCAA record for
consecutive victories in regular-season conference play.
The previous mark of 51 was set by Kentucky between 1950 and
Williams finished with 32 points a week after he scored 33
against Southern Mississippi. He made 9 of 15 from the floor,
including three 3-pointers.
Arsalan Kazemi picked up his fourth double-double of the season
for the Owls (6-11, 0-4), scoring 15 points and pulling down 11
rebounds. Trey Stanton led the Owls with 18 points.
Roburt Sallie helped the Tigers with 12 points, while Willie
Kemp finished with 11.