Originally posted on Basketball Predictions  |  Last updated 11/22/11
#8 Memphis 99, Tennessee 97, 2OTThis was the game of the day. I warned you yesterday that this would be a fun one. Will Barton led Memphis with 25 points and 11 rebounds, and the Tigers also got a nice performance off the bench from his brother, Antonio, who had 21 points and 6 rebounds. Star freshman Adonis Thomas also had the best game of his young collegiate career (19 points on 7-for-10 shooting). For Tennessee the star was Jeronne Maymon, who was an attitude and behavior problem at Marquette, but has really come alive at Tennessee. He's gotten himself into incredibly physical condition and exploded for 32 points (including 16-for-17 at the free throw line) and 20 rebounds. Maymon has always been a good rebounder and defender, but this offensive spark he's brought this season can really open things up for the Vols.I'm still not quite sure what to make of Memphis. They look to still not really know what to do on offense, and are again resorting to one-on-one play, but thei...
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