Memphis routs Tulsa at C-USA final

March 14, 2009 at 3:50 PM
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MEMPHIS, March 14 (UPI) -- Robert Dozier's 18 points and 14 rebounds Saturday led third-ranked Memphis to a 64-39 rout of Tulsa and its fourth straight Conference USA Tournament title.

Louisville, playing on its home court, led only 28-20 at the break, but began the second stanza with a 7-0 run. Doneal Mack's layup with 18:18 left made it 35-20 and the winners led the rest of the contest in double digits.

Saturday's win extended their winning streak to 61 games against C-USA opponents, and the nation's longest current overall winning streak rose to 25 games in a row.

Tyreke Evans also scored 18 with five rebounds, six assists and three blocked shots. Antonio Anderson added 12 with five assists. Mack scored 11, and Shawn Taggart added five points, eight rebounds and two blocks for the Tigers (31-3), who could be a No. 1 seed at the NCAA Tournament.

Glenn Andrews scored 13 points for the Golden Hurricane (24-10), who had won seven straight.

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