COL BKB: Memphis 75, Jackson State 61

Dec. 28, 2013 at 2:32 PM

MEMPHIS, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Michael Dixon scored 14 points and Shaq Goodwin had 13 Saturday in 17th-ranked Memphis' 75-61 win over Jackson State.

Goodwin had seven rebounds and two steals for Memphis (9-2) in the Tigers' second win in a row.

Memphis jumped out to a 40-28 halftime lead and then held off Jackson State (4-8) in the second half. Memphis shot 44.8 percent from the field and won the rebounding contest 46-35.

Memphis also enjoyed a wide margin in free throws, sinking 19-of-32 from the line while Jackson State was 9-for-17.

Julysses Nobles led Jackson State, also known as the Tigers, with 20 points, and Brandon West notched 14 points and a dozen rebounds.

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