Memphis 79, East Carolina 73
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP)—Antonio Burks scored 25 points to lift Memphis to a 79-73 win against East Carolina on Wednesday night.
Also scoring double-digits for the Tigers (17-4, 8-2, Conference USA) were Sean Banks and Anthony Rice with 13 points apiece and Jeremy Hunt with 11. Banks also grabbed nine rebounds and went 7-for-7 from the foul line.
Two players for East Carolina posted double-doubles on the night. Derrick Wiley led the Pirates (9-11, 1-9) with 21 points and 11 rebounds, hitting 10-of-11 from the foul line. Moussa Badiane netted 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.
Also scoring double-digits for the Pirates were Belton Rivers with 12 off the bench and Mike Cook with 10.