Hot-shooting Memphis overwhelms Ohio 84-58

Hot-shooting Memphis overwhelms Ohio 84-58
December 5, 2012, 9:11 pm
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Geron Johnson scored 21 points, and Shaq Goodwin added 20 points and nine rebounds to lead Memphis to an 84-58 victory over Ohio University on Wednesday night.

Johnson was 8 of 11 from the field, including 3 of 5 outside the arc, while Goodwin connected on 6 of 8 shots, helping Memphis (5-2) shoot 50.8 percent for the game (32 of 63).

D.J. Cooper led the Bobcats (6-2) with 19 points and four assists, while Jon Smith finished with 12 points and seven rebounds. Ohio lost its second in a row after opening the season 6-0, with all six wins coming at home.

Antonio Barton added 11 points for Memphis, and Joe Jackson had 10 points and five assists.

Ohio shot only 37.5 percent on the night (21 of 56) and committed 17 turnovers compared to nine for Memphis.