Martin, Davenport lead Memphis to 99-89 win over Little Rock
- Ex-Penn St. G: Coach made noose remark
- Top hoops prospect picks HBCU Howard
- UCLA AD Jarmond faces many challenges
- Third party to hear Kansas hoops case
- Sankey: Uniform federal NIL law needed
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Jeremiah Martin scored 22 points, Kyvon Davenport had 15 points and a career-high 15 rebounds, and Memphis used a late 11-0 run to beat Little Rock 99-89 Wednesday night.
Kareem Brewton also scored 15, Tyler Harris added 14 and Antwann Jones had 13 points, five rebounds, six assists and two blocks for Memphis (6-5). The Tigers have won all their seven games against Little Rock.
Rayjon Tucker's 3-point play with 3:52 remaining gave the Trojans an 86-84 lead. Jones answered with a layup that sparked an 11-0 run - including seven consecutive points by Martin - before Davenport's layup made it 95-86 with 1:32 left.
Little Rock (5-7) went 0 for 4 from the field and 3 of 6 from the free-throw line in the final 3 1/2 minutes.
Tucker, a junior transfer from Florida Gulf Coast, led the Trojans with 29 points.
Both teams shot 50 percent from the field, but the Tigers made 22-of-30 free throws while Little Rock hit just 18-of-34. Memphis outrebounded the Trojans 49-23, including 18-5 on the offensive glass, and had an 11-4 advantage in second-chance points.
Updated December 19, 2018