COL BKB: Memphis 73, Arkansas-Little Rock 59

Dec. 13, 2013 at 10:52 PM

MEMPHIS, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Joe Jackson and Shaq Goodwin dominated the second half Friday to rally No. 15 Memphis to a 73-59 win over Arkansas-Little Rock.

The Tigers avoided what would have been a huge upset by overcoming a seven-point halftime deficit.

Memphis (7-1) won its sixth in a row, getting 17 points from both Jackson and Goodwin. The Tigers shot just 40 percent and went 7-of-23 from 3-piont range.

Geron Johnson added 13 points and six rebounds for Memphis, which outscored the Trojans in the second half 49-28.

Arkansas-Little Rock (3-6) was led by 17 points by Josh Hagins.

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