Memphis beats UAB 81-68

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP)—Tyreke Evans scored 24 points to lead Memphis to an 81-68 win over Alabama-Birmingham on Saturday night.

Four other players scored in double figures for Memphis (14-3, 4-0 Conference USA). Willie Kemp had 14 points, including 4-of-6 from outside the arc, part of Memphis going 9-of-16 (56 percent) from long-range.

Antonio Anderson and Doneal Mack each had 11 points for the Tigers, while Robert Dozier finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Paul Delaney III led the Blazers (10-7, 1-2) with 26 points. Robert Vaden and Lawrence Kinnard scored 12 points apiece. All of Vaden’s points came in the first half.

The victory was the Tigers’ 46th straight in Conference USA, including the postseason. UAB was the last team to defeat Memphis in conference play with an 80-74 win in Birmingham on March 2, 2006.

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Paul Delaney III Paul Delaney III
7-10,  26 Pts
4 Rebs, 4 Assists
Tyreke Evans Tyreke Evans
7-12,  24 Pts
4 Rebs, 3 Assists

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