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.

COL BKB: Houston 77, Memphis 68

HOUSTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Danuel House scored 19 points and TaShawn Thomas added 16 plus seven rebounds in Houston's 77-68 win over 22nd-ranked Memphis Thursday.

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: 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: Connecticut 83, Memphis 73

MEMPHIS, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- DeAndre Daniels hit a key 3-pointer with 2:14 to go Thursday, propelling Connecticut to an 83-73 victory over No. 17 Memphis.

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 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 75, Jackson State 61

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.

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 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 98, Nicholls State 59

MEMPHIS, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Austin Nichols scored 20 points Saturday and No. 11 Memphis employed a balanced scoring attack in its 98-59 win over Nicholls State.

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.

Dixon quits Missouri after rape allegation

COLUMBIA, Mo., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- University of Missouri basketball guard Michael Dixon Jr. announced his transfer from the school amid rape allegations.

Missouri's Dixon avoids rape charge

COLUMBIA, Mo., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- A University of Missouri basketball player was not charged with rape despite allegations to that effect made in August, police reports indicate.
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