No. 10 Memphis beats Belmont in opener

Will Barton scored 23 points and No. 10 Memphis 81 victory over Belmont on Tuesday.

Wesley Witherspoon made all 11 shots he took from the floor on the way to 22 points, while Joe Jackson added 20 with seven assists for the Tigers (1-0).

J.J. Mann led the Bruins (0-2) with 18 points and Ian Clark dropped in 16 in the loss.