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Tigers Wrangle The Herd

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The Memphis Tigers are winners of 16 straight games, taking down Marshall 71-59 Saturday in Huntington.

Adonis Thomas scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, his fourth straight game in double figures to lead the 22nd ranked Tigers.

Joe Jackson added 12 points and Geron Johnson had 11 for the Tigers, who improve to 22-3 overall, 11-0 in Conference USA.

Elijah Pittman and DeAndre Kane scored 16 points apiece for the Thundering Herd, who committed 20 turnovers and lost for the sixth time in eight games.

Memphis returns home Wednesday night against Houston.

Tip-off between the Tigers and Cougars, 8 o'clock at FedExForum.

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