MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Antonio Barton had 19 points and Tarik Black missed only one of his eight shots, scoring 18 points as Memphis defeated Tennessee 69-51 on Wednesday night.
Will Barton added 10 points as the Tigers (9-5) used a strong inside game from Black, complemented by Antonio Barton connecting on 5 of 7 from the field, including 4 of 5 outside the arc.
Barton, who did not start after being late for a team meeting, finished 4 of 13 from the field. Black grabbed seven rebounds, helping Memphis outrebound Tennessee 36-26.
Trae Golden led Tennessee (7-7) with 22 points, connecting on 8 of 14 from the field.
The win was the second for Memphis over Tennessee this season. The Tigers won 99-97 in double overtime Nov. 22 at the Maui Classic.
The teams got into a scuffle under the basket with 8:10 left in the game. Memphis guard Joe Jackson was fouled by Wes Washpun on a layup, and players got tangled up.
Washpun and Will Barton were both assessed technical fouls, but there w...