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Houston Falls 81-74 Against Memphis - Game Recap

Memphis earned an 81-74 victory over Houston on Wednesday, getting 22 points from Adonis Thomas at FedExForum.

Memphis did not, however, defeat Houston against the spread, which closed at 19.5 at most sportsbooks.

Memphis got 15 points from Tarik Black and another 14 points from D.J. Stephens. Chris Crawford contributed 9 assists, while Chris Crawford cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.

Houston got 22 points from Joseph Young in a losing cause and another 20 points from TaShawn Thomas. Tione Womack contributed 4 assists for them, while TaShawn Thomas had 6 rebounds.

Memphis led at halftime, 35-28.

Memphis won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-25.