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Memphis beats Montana State 76-51

Dec 10, 2009 - 3:20 AM MEMPHIS, Tenn.(AP) -- Elliot Williams scored 22 points and Wesley Witherspoon added 13 points as Memphis won its fifth straight with a 76-51 victory over Montana State on Wednesday night.

Williams, who was 8-for-15 from the floor, recorded his sixth straight game with at least 20 points. Witherspoon missed only one of his five shots in the game, including hitting 2 of 3 outside the arc.

Memphis (6-1) never trailed, eventually building the lead to 31.

Branden Johnson led the Bobcats (4-4) with 12 points - the only Montana State player in double figures. Bobby Howard, Montana State's leading scorer at 15.6 per game, was limited to six points on 3 of 8 from the field.

The Bobcats shot just 34.5 percent for the game (19 of 55) and committed 19 turnovers.








  • NCAA BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    MONTANA STATE 17 34 51
    MEMPHIS 39 37 76 FINAL

    HIGH SCORERS: MONTANA STATE - BRANDEN JOHNSON 12, ERIK RUSH 8,
    DANNY PIEPOLI 7
    MEMPHIS - ELLIOT WILLIAMS 25, WESLEY WITHERSPOON
    13, ROBURT SALLIE 8

    Dec 9 10:05 PM
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    Montana State 25, Memphis 41  2nd - 18:40Dec 9 9:15 PM


  • NCAA BB
    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    MONTANA STATE 17 17
    MEMPHIS 39 39 HALFTIME
    HIGH SCORERS AT HALFTIME
    MONTANA STATE - BRANDEN JOHNSON 7, CAMERON HENDERSON 3,
    THREE PLAYERS WITH 2
    MEMPHIS - ELLIOT WILLIAMS 19, WESLEY WITHERSPOON
    7, THREE PLAYERS WITH 3

    Dec 9 8:57 PM