MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Mike Parks Jr. and Jeremiah Martin had 21 points and 11 rebounds each as Memphis built an early lead and ran away from UConn 73-49 on Tuesday night.
Kareen Brewton Jr. added 10 points for the Tigers (13-6, 4-2 American Athletic Conference), who never trailed in the game en route to their fourth straight victory.
The Huskies (10-8, 3-3), who saw their three-game winning streak snapped, were led by 15 points and nine rebounds from Josh Carlton. Christian Vital added 14 points and leading scorer Jalen Adam, who averages 18.5 a game, had 11 points.
Terry Larrier, the Huskies second-leading scorer at 15.3 points a game, sat out with lingering headaches. Even his 15-plus points wouldn't have made a big difference as UConn seemed out of sync all night. The 49 points in a game were a season-low for UConn, below the previous low-water mark of 57 against Michigan State on Nov. 24. >> Read more
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