Jonny Flynn had 24 points and six assists, Paul Harris added 15 points and eight rebounds and No. 11 Syracuse beat Memphis (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today, No. 23 AP) 72-65 on Saturday night.
Chris Douglas-Roberts scored 17 points and fifth-ranked Memphis extended the nation's longest winning streak to 21 straight by beating Tulane 71-49 in the Conference USA tournament semifinals.
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.
Rodney Carney scored 21 points and Darius Washington had seven of his 14 points during a key stretch to help No. 4 Memphis hold off Winthrop 73-63 on Sunday.