Tigers pick up big road win at Oklahoma
NORMAN, Okla-Dedric Lawson scored 26 points and pulled down 12 rebounds for his ninth double-double of the season, and Jeremiah Martin added a season-high 25 points as Memphis rallied from a double-digit halftime deficit for a 99-94 overtime victory over Oklahoma on Saturday.
Markel Crawford added 20 points, and K.J. Lawson scored 19 points and hauled in 13 rebounds for Memphis (8-3), which trailed by 11 points with 14 minutes to play.
The Tigers scored 52 points in the paint, 32 of which came in the second half, and took their first lead of the game with less than a minute to play.
Memphis shot 87.5 percent (28 for 32) from the free-throw line, including 13 for 13 in the final minute of regulation and overtime.
Oklahoma guard Jordan Woodard, who finished with 22 points, banked in a game-tying 3-pointer with 0.6 remaining to send the game into overtime. Jordan Shepherd scored 18 points in the first start of his career, and Jamuni McNeace had 13 points and nine rebounds off the bench.Christian James added 15 points for Oklahoma (6-4), which has lost three of its last four games.
Tigers center Chad Rykhoek suffered a dislocated left ankle in the first half and is out indefinitely leaving the Tigers with only seven regular rotation players.