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Memphis holds off Volunteers

The Associated PressJanuary 5, 2013 

— Joe Jackson scored 20 points and had seven assists Friday night as Memphis built a 21-point lead before hanging on for an 85-80 victory against Tennessee to snap the Volunteers’ four-game winning streak.

Adonis Thomas scored 18 points and Geron Johnson added 16 for Memphis (10-3). Jordan McRae scored a career-high 26 points and Josh Richardson added a career-high 20 for Tennessee (8-4).


At Athens, Ga., Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Nemanja Djurisic each scored 17 points and Georgia won its fourth game in a row.

John Florveus pulled down 10 rebounds to help the Bulldogs (6-7).


At New Orleans, Josh Davis and Ricky Tarrant combined for all of Tulane’s points during a 14-0 second-half run.

Davis and Tarrant each finished with 15 points for Tulane (10-3).

Karl Cochran scored 16 points for Wofford (6-8).

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