Bench Players Lead Tigers to Easy Win
FedExForum– Seldom-used forwards Nick King and Kuran Iverson came off the bench to lead the Tigers to an easy 101-78 win over Division II LeMoyne-Owen.
King led five Tigers in double figures with 18 and Iverson scored a career-best 11 points as the U of M led from start to finish against the Magicians, shooting 59% for the game.
The Tigers assisted on 29 of their 38 made baskets with Geron Johnson filling up the stat sheet– 12 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists, and 3 steals.
Memphis returns to conference play Thursday night at home to Houston.