9:00 PM ET, February 26, 2009
Bartow Arena, Birmingham, Alabama
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Memphis (No. 4 ESPN/USA Today, No. 5 AP) won another Conference USA title, muscling aside its top challenger with the finishing touch of a team that is used to winning.Doneal Mack and Antonio Anderson hit consecutive 3-pointers to highlight a dominant final run in a 71-60 victory over UAB on Thursday night, clinching the Tigers' fourth consecutive regular-season league title.
• Memphis earned its 55th consecutive Conference USA victory.
• UAB's leading scorer Robert Vaden was held scoreless, going 0-for-17 from the field.
• Memphis extended its overall win streak to 19 games.
• The loss snapped UAB's 15-game home win streak.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||24-52 (.462)||22-61 (.361)|
|3P Made-Attempted||6-13 (.462)||7-25 (.280)|
|FT Made-Attempted||17-21 (.810)||9-13 (.692)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||12 (0/0)||15 (0/0)|