Men's Basketball |
Dec. 29, 2008
Box Score |
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP)
- Junior guard Deonta Vaughn
scored a team-high 17 points, but he was the only Cincinnati player in double figures as Memphis defeated Cincinnati, 60-45, Monday evening at FedEx Forum.
The Bearcats struggled from the field, shooting 26.1 percent (12-of-46) from the field, their lowest shooting percentage since shooting 26.7 percent at Connecticut on March 9, 2008. Cincinnati (10-3) also recorded a season-low five assists, while committing a season-high tying 20 turnovers.
Antonio Anderson scored 18 points while Tyreke Evans added a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds to lead Memphis (8-3).
Anderson, who has struggled shooting for most of the season, connected on 8-of-13 shots as the Tigers won their second straight and snapped the Bearcats' four-game winning streak. He also added eight assists in the win. Robert Dozier added 17 points for Memphis.
Cincinnati has five days off before kicking off its BIG EAST campaign on Sunday, Jan. 4 at Marquette. The Bearcats and Golden Eagles are set to tip at 2 p.m. on the BIG East Network.