Davenport, Martin help Memphis rally to 70-62 comeback

Sports Nov 14, 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Jeremiah Martin scored a career-high 26 points, Kyvon Davenport added 13 and Memphis defeated Little Rock 70-62 on Tuesday night, taking advantage at the foul line where the Tigers made 16 of 23.

Little Rock matched Memphis in field goals made (23), and held a 31-28 edge in rebounds and blocked five shots. But the Trojans (0-2) were called for 23 fouls and Memphis made enough free throws for the win. Martin was 8 of 11 at the line.

The Tigers (1-1) trailed 32-27 at the half and it took until the 7:33 mark of the second half before they caught up, 51-51, on a Davenport 3-pointer. Davenport scored five points — a jumper and a 3 — extending the lead to 58-53. Martin followed with a 3-pointer that gave Memphis an eight-point lead with 3:20 left, and Malik Rhodes and Martin made four free throws to close it out.

Freshman Jaizec Lottie scored 12, Camron Reedus 11 and reserve Anthony Black 10 for Little Rock.

By The Associated Press

Davenport, Martin help Memphis rally to 70-62 comeback

Sports Nov 14, 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Jeremiah Martin scored a career-high 26 points, Kyvon Davenport added 13 and Memphis defeated Little Rock 70-62 on Tuesday night, taking advantage at the foul line where the Tigers made 16 of 23.

Little Rock matched Memphis in field goals made (23), and held a 31-28 edge in rebounds and blocked five shots. But the Trojans (0-2) were called for 23 fouls and Memphis made enough free throws for the win. Martin was 8 of 11 at the line.

The Tigers (1-1) trailed 32-27 at the half and it took until the 7:33 mark of the second half before they caught up, 51-51, on a Davenport 3-pointer. Davenport scored five points — a jumper and a 3 — extending the lead to 58-53. Martin followed with a 3-pointer that gave Memphis an eight-point lead with 3:20 left, and Malik Rhodes and Martin made four free throws to close it out.

Freshman Jaizec Lottie scored 12, Camron Reedus 11 and reserve Anthony Black 10 for Little Rock.

By The Associated Press

Davenport, Martin help Memphis rally to 70-62 comeback

Sports Nov 14, 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Jeremiah Martin scored a career-high 26 points, Kyvon Davenport added 13 and Memphis defeated Little Rock 70-62 on Tuesday night, taking advantage at the foul line where the Tigers made 16 of 23.

Little Rock matched Memphis in field goals made (23), and held a 31-28 edge in rebounds and blocked five shots. But the Trojans (0-2) were called for 23 fouls and Memphis made enough free throws for the win. Martin was 8 of 11 at the line.

The Tigers (1-1) trailed 32-27 at the half and it took until the 7:33 mark of the second half before they caught up, 51-51, on a Davenport 3-pointer. Davenport scored five points — a jumper and a 3 — extending the lead to 58-53. Martin followed with a 3-pointer that gave Memphis an eight-point lead with 3:20 left, and Malik Rhodes and Martin made four free throws to close it out.

Freshman Jaizec Lottie scored 12, Camron Reedus 11 and reserve Anthony Black 10 for Little Rock.

By The Associated Press