|Top 25 Capsules|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 31 December 2009 14:38|
J.P. Prince added 12 points and Tyler Smith had 11 points for the Volunteers (10-2) as Tennessee outrebounded Memphis 47-28. The Volunteers held a 30-12 scoring advantage in the paint.
Tennessee defense, meanwhile, held the Tigers to 31.4 percent shooting (16 of 51), although the Vols shot only 35.8 (19 of 53).
Doneal Mack led Memphis (9-3) with 15 points before fouling out with 3:32 left. Elliot Williams, the Tigers' leading scorer at 20.7 points a game, had 13 points, despite missing his first six shots. Wesley Witherspoon added 11 points.
No. 23 Wisconsin 65, No. 15 Ohio State 43
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Trevon Hughes scored 16 points to help Wisconsin knock off Ohio State in both teams' Big Ten opener.
William Buford scored 14 points to lead Ohio State (10-3), but appeared to hurt his leg in the second half.
The Bulldogs' 34 points were the fewest the Seminoles (12-2, 1-0 ACC) have allowed in Civic Center history and the fewest overall since beating Memphis 35-34 on March 2, 1979.
M (3-5) scored just 10 second-half points, shooting 25.9 percent for the game and committing 22 turnovers.
Xavier Gibson added a career-high 17 points for Florida State.
M with 14 points.