Doneal Mack and Antonio Anderson hit consecutive 3-pointers to help spark a decisive run by No. 5 Memphis in a 71-60 victory over UAB on Thursday night, clinching the Tigers' fourth consecutive Conference USA regular-season title.
Shawn Taggart scored 19 points and Doneal Mack added 15 as Memphis (No. 6 ESPN/USA Today, No. 5 AP) cruised to a 90-47 victory over SMU on Wednesday night.
Memphis 80, Northeastern 48
Tyler Smith hit a turnaround jumper in the lane with 26.5 seconds left and No. 2 Tennessee knocked off the nation's last unbeaten team, beating top-ranked Memphis 66-62 on Saturday night.
Rodney Carney hit six 3-pointers and scored 27 points to lead No. 5 Memphis past East Carolina 77-67 on Wednesday night in the Conference USA opener for both teams.