MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - The Memphis Tigers came away with a big win Thursday afternoon against Tulane in the AAC Tournament. The no. 5 seed Tigers defeated the no. 12 seed Green Wave 83 to 68.
The Tigers next take on the University of Central Florida Knights Friday at 1:00 p.m. at FedExForum.
Jeremiah Martin had 21 points as Memphis defeated Tulane 83-68 in the first round of the American Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday.
Martin made 12 of 15 foul shots. He added seven assists.
Kyvon Davenport had 17 points and seven rebounds for Memphis (20-12). Mike Parks Jr. added 14 points and 13 rebounds. Tyler Harris had 12 points.
Memphis totaled 52 first-half points, a season best for the team.
Caleb Daniels had 19 points and seven rebounds for the Green Wave (4-27). Blake Paul added 12 points and seven rebounds. Shakwon Barrett had seven assists.
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