UAB vs Memphis Recap - Memphis Wins 86-71

Memphis grabbed an 86-71 win over UAB on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Chris Crawford at FedExForum.

Memphis won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 14.5-point spread as favorites.

Memphis got 19 points from Geron Johnson and another 17 points from Joe Jackson. Joe Jackson contributed 10 assists, while Joe Jackson cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

UAB got 19 points from Jordan Swing in a losing cause and another 16 points from Rod Rucker. Jordan Swing contributed 5 assists for them, while Robert Williams had 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Memphis were victorious, as the score was 43-28 at the break.

Memphis had a 42-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.