Tigers Make It A Sweet 16 At Marshall

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Huntington, WV– Make it 16 straight wins for the 22nd-ranked Memphis Tigers as they go into Marshall and knock off the Thundering Herd 71-59.

Adonis Thomas scored a career high 23 points to go along with 10 rebounds as the Tigers built a 17-point halftime lead and held on to move to 22-3, 11-0 in Conference USA.

The U of M scored 20 points off 20 Marshall turnovers, getting a big boost off the bench from Ferrakohn Hall .  The seldom used former White Station star scored all eight of his points in the first half when both Shaq Goodwin and Tarik Black were saddled with foul trouble.