Memphis hits final free-throws to overcome George Washington

Memphis hits final free-throws to overcome George Washington

Michael Dixon Jr. hit four critical free throws in the final 10 seconds that allowed Memphis to hold on for a 71-66 victory over George Washington.

NCAA: Connecticut 72, Memphis 53

Niels Giffey scored a career-high 24 points on 6-of-8 shooting from 3-point range to lead 21st-ranked Connecticut to a 72-53 win over No. 19 Memphis.
Miki Howard the real Billie Jean?

Miki Howard the real Billie Jean?

LOS ANGELES, March 7 (UPI) -- If Miki Howard gave birth to Michael Jackson's child in the 1980s, does that make her the infamous Billie Jean?
By Danielle Haynes
Man claiming to be Michael Jackson's son says he has DNA proof

Man claiming to be Michael Jackson's son says he has DNA proof

LOS ANGELES, March 6 (UPI) -- A man is claiming to be Michael Jackson's son and says that he has the DNA evidence to prove it.
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'Shoeless Joe' bat fetched nearly $1 million at auction

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- An antique bat swung by baseball pioneer "Shoeless" Joe Jackson hit a home run with buyers in New York Saturday, the auctioneers said.

COL BKB: Memphis 64, Rutgers 59

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Michael Dixon netted 15 points and Joe Jackson added 11 Thursday, igniting No. 24 Memphis over Rutgers 64-59.

COL BKB: Connecticut 86, Memphis 81

HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Connecticut scored 17 points in overtime Saturday to hand No. 22 Memphis an 86-81 loss.

COL BKB: Memphis 76, Central Florida 70

MEMPHIS, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Memphis continued its late-season surge by knocking off Central Florida 76-70 Wednesday.

COL BKB: Memphis 60, Gonzaga 54

MEMPHIS, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Michael Dixon Jr. came to life with nine points in the closing minutes Saturday, helping rally Memphis over No. 20 Gonzaga 60-54.

COL BKB: Southern Methodist 87, Memphis 72

DALLAS, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Markus Kennedy finished with 21 points and 16 rebounds Saturday, sending Southern Methodist over No. 22 Memphis 87-72.

COL BKB: Memphis 69, Central Florida 59

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Chris Crawford's key 3-pointer just inside the 6-minute mark sparked a late-game surge Wednesday that lifted No. 22 Memphis past Central Florida 69-59.

COL BKB: Memphis 80, South Florida 58

MEMPHIS, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Chris Crawford scored 15 points and Joe Jackson had 14 points and seven assists Sunday, hoisting No. 22 Memphis over South Florida 80-58.

COL BKB: Memphis 82, Houston 59

MEMPHIS, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Shaq Goodwin helped break the game open late in the first half Thursday and No. 22 Memphis rolled past Houston 82-59.

COL BKB: Memphis 79, Temple 69

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Shaq Goodwin's double-double of 23 points and 11 rebounds Saturday provided the difference for No. 22 Memphis in its 79-69 win over Temple.

COL BKB: Memphis 73, Louisville 67

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Geron Johnson touched off a 7-0 run that ended the game Thursday and brought No. 22 Memphis a 73-67 upset win over eighth-ranked Louisville.

COL BKB: Memphis 69, Cincinnati 53

MEMPHIS, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Sean Kilpatrick scored 18 points Saturday while leading Cincinnati past 18th-ranked Memphis 69-53.

COL BKB: Memphis 88, South Florida 73

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Geron Johnson led a balanced attack with 19 points Tuesday, lifting No. 18 Memphis over South Florida 88-73 in the teams' AAC conference opener.

COL BKB: Memphis 77, Southeast Missouri State 65

MEMPHIS, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Shaq Goodwin scored 20 points and Joe Jackson added 16 Saturday, boosting 14th-ranked Memphis over Southeast Missouri State 77-65.

COL BKB: Florida 77, Memphis 75

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Casey Prather scored 22 points Tuesday, including a pair of clutch free throws that lifted No. 17 Florida over 14th-ranked Memphis 77-75.

COL BKB: Memphis 73, Arkansas-Little Rock 59

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.

COL BKB: Memphis 96, Northwestern State 76

MEMPHIS, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Shaq Goodwin finished with 21 points, six rebounds and three blocked shots Saturday, helping No. 15 Memphis beat Northwestern State 96-76.

COL BKB: Memphis 73, Oklahoma State 68

KISSIMMEE, Fla., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Shaq Goodwin scored 17 points and forced a key late turnover Sunday, enabling No. 19 Memphis to hold off No. 8 Oklahoma State 73-68.

COL BKB: Memphis 76, Louisiana State 69

KISSIMMEE, Fla., Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Joe Jackson helped pace a second-half comeback Friday that led to a 76-69 Memphis win over LSU in the semifinals of the Old Spice Classic.

COL BKB: Memphis 87, Siena 60

KISSIMMEE, Fla., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Joe Jackson hit 7-of-10 to lead a strong shooting performance Thursday and No. 19 Memphis easily disposed of Siena 87-60 in the Old Spice Classic.

COL BKB: Memphis 95, Austin Peay 69

MEMPHIS, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Joe Jackson delivered 16 points and handed out seven assists Thursday in bringing No. 13 Memphis a 95-69 win over Austin Peay.
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