NCAA Basketball

Murray State's 10 2nd-half 3s holds off Memphis 74-72

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Tevin Brown scored 22 points and Justice Hill added 20 with six assists as Murray State used a barrage of 3-point shots after halftime to defeat Memphis 74-72 on Friday night.

Brown made six 3-pointers and Hill five - each with four after halftime - as the Racers (8-1) made up a 14-point halftime deficit. Tyler Harris scored a bucket with five seconds left to help the Tigers pull within two, but they wouldn't get another shot off.

KJ Williams had 13 points for Murray State (8-1), which won its fifth consecutive game. Carter Collins added 13 points.

Harris had 15 points for the Tigers (5-4), whose losing streak stretched to four games - a first in Penny Hardaway's three-plus seasons as coach. Jalen Duren added 14 points and three assists.

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Updated December 10, 2021

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