Joe Jackson, father of U.S. pop stars Michael and Janet, suffered a mild stroke -- his third in five years, family sources told CNN.
Chris Crawford scored five of his 18 points during a decisive second-half run Saturday that carried No. 10 Memphis past Northern Iowa 52-47.
Adonis Thomas and Antonio Barton teamed up for 30 points Saturday and 16th-ranked Memphis downed Samford 65-54 in a Battle 4 Atlantis tournament game.
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Joe Jackson scored 19 points Saturday to help Memphis defend its Conference USA tournament championship by trouncing Marshall 83-57.
Russ Smith pumped in 24 points and Gorgui Dieng blocked six shots Saturday, helping No. 4 Louisville remain undefeated with a 95-87 win over Memphis.
Donte Poole hit six long-range shots en route to 20 points for Murray State Sunday and the Racers upended No. 20 Memphis 76-72.
Will Barton scored 27 points and No. 20 Memphis came alive with 44 second-half points Tuesday to knock off Miami 71-54.
Will Barton had a big night Saturday, registering 22 points, 13 rebounds and six assists in 21st-ranked Memphis' 91-60 rout of Austin Peay.