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COL BKB: Cincinnati 83, Memphis 79

March 6, 2004 at 6:32 PM

CINCINNATI, March 6 (UPI) -- James White fed Tony Bobbitt for the go-ahead three-pointer Saturday as No. 12 Cincinnati beat No. 23 Memphis, 83-79.

Sean Banks, a freshman, poured in 28 points for Memphis (21-6, 12-4 C-USA). He made two free throws to give the Tigers their last lead, 79-78, with 56 seconds to go. Cincinnati (21-6, 12-4) answered when White fed Bobbitt for his three-pointer with 36 seconds left.

That set the stage for the 6-8 Banks, who tried a go-ahead three-pointer, but the 6-7 White contestrf it as the shot missed.

The win created a four-way tie for first place in Conference USA, with Cincinnati, Memphis, Alabama-Birmingham and Charlotte sharing the crown. DePaul has a chance to join them with a win at South Florida, which would give the Blue Demons the top seed in the conference tournament.

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