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Dec 19, 7:00 PM | FedExForum
Lipscomb Bison vs Memphis Tigers Odds
The Memphis Tigers will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Lipscomb Bison at FedExForum on Monday in NCAAB play.
Memphis will face the 6-6 Bison, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Tigers are 6-1-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bison are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
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You know what else Memphis needs? Simple: A spine. Yes, a spine, a swagger, a sense of what and who they are.
It was supposed to be an easy tuneup game for the University of Memphis in preparation for Georgetown.
Will Barton's "warrior effort" gave Memphis a chance during a furious rally. Even with his strong performance, the Tigers fell again to their former conference foe.
University of Memphis forward Adonis Thomas scored 18 points, Will Barton had 16 and four others finished in double figures against Lipscomb.
Through ten games this season, the one facet of this Memphis team that can’t be questioned is its offensive firepower.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Will Barton's "warrior effort" gave Memphis a chance during a furious rally. Even with his strong performance, the Tigers fell again to their former conference foe.
Adonis Thomas had 18 points and nine rebounds Monday night as Memphis broke a two-game losing streak with an 85-75 victory over Lipscomb. Will Barton added 16 points and nine rebounds for the Tigers (6-4), who outscored the Bison 12-5 down the stretch to preserve the victory.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - After surrendering a 14-point lead to Lipscomb, Memphis used a 12-5 spurt over the last 4:44 to pull out the victory, 85-75. Adonis Thomas scored a game-high 18 points and hauled in nine boards for the Tigers who improve to 6-4 on the season. Lipscomb drops to 6-7 with the loss.
Senior guard Brittany Carter scored 23 points, but it wasn't enough to prevent the University of Memphis women's basketball team from suffering its second loss of the season, 64-60, on Sunday to St. John's in the final of the Holiday Classic.
While Barton and Jackson were busy trying to keep the Tigers in Saturday's game at Louisville, Memphis' low-post players were busy doing relatively nothing -- Tarik Black, Adonis Thomas, Wesley Witherspoon and Stan Simpson combined for just 16 points and more fouls (13) than rebounds (10).
Memphis vs. Lipscomb at FedExForum, 6 p.m.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -Memphis fell to Louisville on the road Saturday evening, 95-87. Will Barton recorded 28 points and 15 rebounds, both career-highs. With the double-double against the Cardinals, Barton now has four on the season and three in the last four games. Joe Jackson added 22 points, five rebounds and four assists for the Tigers.