Published February 02, 2013
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – D.J. Stephens matched his career high with 15 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and blocked five shots as Memphis took an early lead and easily defeated Tulsa 94-64 on Saturday.
Stephens' hustling play in the first half allowed Memphis to hold a 17-point lead at halftime, and the Tigers (18-3, 7-0 Conference USA) continued to pour it on in the second half for their 12th straight win.
Antonio Barton led the Tigers' scorers with 16 points, while Chris Crawford added 12 points. Shaq Goodwin finished with 10 points.
Kauri Black led Tulsa (12-10, 4-4) with 14 points, while Scottie Haralson added 13 points. Pat Swilling Jr. scored 11 and Rashad Ray had 10 points for Tulsa, which lost its second straight and third in the last four.