Scores

Final

Houston 66

(17-15, 7-9 C-USA)

Memphis 65

(23-9, 13-3 C-USA)

    1:00 PM ET, March 11, 2010

    Bank of Oklahoma Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

    1 2 T
    HOU 36 3066
    MEM 27 3865

    Top Performers

    Houston: A. Coleman 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Memphis: W. Coleman 14 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Blk

    Houston 66, Memphis 65

    Associated Press

    TULSA, Okla. -- Aubrey Coleman scored 21 points, including a leaner in the lane with 5 seconds remaining, as Houston upset four-time defending Conference USA tournament champion Memphis 66-65 in the quarterfinals Thursday.

    Willie Kemp scored 15 points for No. 2 seed Memphis (23-9), including its final five baskets, all on drives to the right of the hoop. His final shot put Memphis ahead 65-64 with 15.7 seconds left. After Coleman scored, Kemp was called for a double dribble while trying to get off a final shot.

    Houston (17-15), the seventh seed, will play Southern Mississippi in the semifinals Friday.

    Kelvin Lewis had 13 points, including a 3-pointer that put the Cougars ahead 62-61 with 2:06 left. Maurice McNeil added 10 points and nine rebounds for Houston.

    Will Coleman had 14 points and eight rebounds for Memphis.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HOU
    MEM
    Points 66 65
    FG Made-Attempted 24-68 (.353) 23-49 (.469)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-25 (.240) 3-12 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-18 (.667) 16-21 (.762)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 4

    2009-10 Season

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