Tigers Hold Off Herd

Tigers Hold Off Herd

Adonis Thomas scored a career-high 23 points.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Adonis Thomas scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead No. 22 Memphis to its 16th straight victory. The Tigers beat Marshall Saturday night, 71-59.

Joe Jackson added 12 points and Geron Johnson had 11 for the Tigers (22-3, 11-0 Conference USA).

Memphis improved to 7-0 in road games with the help of its reserves, who outscored their Marshall counterparts 19-6.

Elijah Pittman and DeAndre Kane scored 16 points apiece for Marshall (11-15, 4-7). Dennis Tinnon added 15 points and 13 rebounds for the Thundering Herd, who committed 20 turnovers and lost for the sixth time in eight games.

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