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American Athletic Conference Weekly Men’s Basketball Honors – Feb. 23

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly men’s basketball honors for the week ending Feb. 22. AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Austin Nichols • So. • F • Memphis Nichols, who had missed Memphis’ previous two games due to an ankle injury, returned the lineup to help the Tigers to a 2-0 week with...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Memphis coasts past Houston in 62-44 win

HOUSTON (AP) Austin Nichols scored 16 points, grabbed seven rebounds and blocked four shots to lead Memphis to a 62-44 win over Houston on Sunday. Markel Crawford added 12 points on 4-for-6 shooting and Kedren Johnson had 10 points to help Memphis (9-6, 2-2 American Athletic Conference) snap a two-game skid. Leading by six at the break, the Tigers broke it open early in the second...
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January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Memphis defense shuts down Oral Roberts late for 78-63 win

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Austin Nichols scored 15 points, had a career-best eight blocked shots and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Memphis to a 78-63 victory over Oral Roberts on Saturday. Memphis had 15 blocked shots to tie a single-game record. Pookie Powell, who had seven assists, added 14 points while Trahson Burrell contributed 12 and Avery Woodson chipped in 10 for Memphis (6-4...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis-Houston Preview

After a long stretch of games that were rarely competitive, Memphis has had some close calls lately. With more certainly on the way as March approaches, the 21st-ranked Tigers are happy to have Austin Nichols playing like the star they thought he'd be. Coming off perhaps the best performance of his freshman season in another tight victory, Nichols and Memphis will try to avoid...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 24 Memphis dominates Rutgers 101-69

Austin Nichols scored 18 points, and Joe Jackson added 16 points and eight assists as No. 24 Memphis jumped to an early lead before dominating Rutgers 101-69 on Tuesday night. The Tigers (17-5, 7-3 American Athletic Conference) hit a season-high 12 3-pointers and shot 59 percent, also a best this season. Nichols was 8 of 9 from the field, and Jackson hit all but one of his seven...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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