Goodwin has 20, No. 15 Memphis tops SE Missouri St

CLAY BAILEY Associated Press Published:

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Shaq Goodwin scored 20 points, Joe Jackson added 16 and No. 15 Memphis pulled away for a 77-65 win over Southeast Missouri State on Saturday night.

Goodwin made 10 of 12 shots and had eight rebounds as the Tigers (8-2) recovered from Tuesday night's 77-75 loss to No. 16 Florida at Madison Square Garden.

Geron Johnson finished with 10 points for Memphis. The Tigers shot 50 percent despite going 2 of 17 from outside the arc.

Tyler Stone led the Redhawks (7-4) with 23 points. Jarekious Bradley added 19 points, while Antonius Cleveland gave Southeast Missouri a second-half push, scoring 11 of his 14 points after the break.

Southeast Missouri stayed close to the Tigers and still was within seven points with under 8 minutes left before the Tigers finally pulled away.