No. 22 Memphis Holds Off UCF 69-59
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Joe Jackson scored 17 points, Chris Crawford and Michael added 12 each and No. 22 Memphis was able to hold off UCF 69-59 on Wednesday night.
The victory extends the Tigers’ winning streak to four games. Memphis (16-4, 6-2 American) also extended its conference road winning streak to 16 games.
UCF (9-9, 1-6) was within a basket for most of the second half, but was outscored 13-5 to end the game.
Isaiah Sykes led UCF with 24 points.
The loss drops the Knights to 1-15 all-time against the Tigers.
Source: Associated Pres