Memphis hosts Wichita State after Williams’ 20-point game

Wichita State Shockers (9-8, 2-3 AAC) at Memphis Tigers (13-5, 3-2 AAC)

Memphis, Tennessee; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Memphis -10; over/under is 139

BOTTOM LINE: Memphis faces the Wichita State Shockers after DeAndre Williams scored 20 points in Memphis’ 61-59 win over the Temple Owls.

The Tigers are 8-0 on their home court. Memphis ranks seventh in college basketball with 41.1 points in the paint led by Williams averaging 9.8.

The Shockers are 2-3 against AAC opponents. Wichita State is 1-0 in games decided by less than 4 points.

The matchup Thursday is the first meeting this season between the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kendric Davis is averaging 21.2 points, 5.8 assists and 2.3 steals for the Tigers. Williams is averaging 15.7 points over the last 10 games for Memphis.

Jaykwon Walton is averaging 12.2 points and 6.1 rebounds for the Shockers. Craig Porter Jr. is averaging 11.5 points over the last 10 games for Wichita State.

LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 7-3, averaging 83.9 points, 32.2 rebounds, 15.8 assists, 10.9 steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 48.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 78.2 points per game.

Shockers: 5-5, averaging 63.4 points, 31.4 rebounds, 10.8 assists, 7.1 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 40.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 61.7 points.

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