NCAA Game Summary - Loyola-Maryland at Memphis|
(Sunday, December 30)
Final Score: Memphis 78, Loyola-Maryland 64
Memphis, TN (Sports Network) - Joe Jackson scored 22 points to lead the
Memphis Tigers to a 78-64 win over the Loyola-Maryland Greyhounds in non-
conference action at FedExForum.
Jackson also handed out seven assists for Memphis (9-3) which has won seven of
its last eight. Shaq Goodwin added 15 points and Geron Johnson chipped in 10
Loyola-Maryland (9-5) was paced by Dylon Cormier who scored a game-high 25
points. Erik Etherly tacked on 15 points and was a rebound shy of a double-
double before fouling out. Robert Olson tallied 11 points for the Greyhounds
who have lost four of their last six.
Memphis led 37-33 at halftime despite shooting just 41.7 percent from the
field. The Tigers hit on 5-of-8 shots from beyond the arc in the period and
held Loyola-Maryland to 31.6 percent shooting.
The Tigers improved to 48.0 percent shooting and outscored the Greyhounds 17-4
from the free throw line in the second half.
Loyola-Maryland lost despite a 25-3 advantage in second chance points. Memphis
converted 19 Greyhounds turnovers into 27 points.
12/30 22:52:20 ET