Top-Ranked Memphis Rolls to 23-0

Washington St. snaps 3-game skid, UConn routs Georgia Tech
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Feb 9, 2008 8:31 PM CST
Memphis' Derrick Rose, center, is fouled by UCF's Jermaine Taylor, right, as Mike O'Donnell, left, looks on in the first half of an college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008 in Memphis, Tenn. (AP...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Derrick Rose scored 15 points and Joey Dorsey had 11 points and 13 rebounds as No. 1 Memphis stayed undefeated with an 85-64 Conference USA rout of Central Florida, reports the Associated Press. The Tigers (23-0, 9-0) kept alive their bid to become the first team to go undefeated in the regular season since the 1990-91 UNLV team. In other Top 25 action:

  • Kyle Weaver scored 17 points to help No. 17 Washington State snap a three-game losing streak with a 74-50 Pac-10 win over USC.
  • Hasheem Thabeet was a one-man show in leading No. 19 Connecticut to an 80-68 non-conference win over Georgia Tech. Thabeet had 24 points, 15 rebounds and six blocks in the Huskies seventh straight win.