SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Wayne Ellington scored a season-high 26 points, hitting six 3-pointers, to help the Memphis Grizzlies rout the Sacramento Kings 113-81 on Monday night. Zach Randolph scored 17 points and had seven rebounds for Memphis.
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Jarvis Jones posted 12 points, four rebounds, four steals and three assists to help East Tennessee State pull away, then hold off Northern Kentucky 49-44 Monday night in an Atlantic Sun Conference matchup. Hunter Harris also had 12 points and Lester Wilson chipped in 11 for the Bucs, who snapped a nine-game losing streak.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has taken a major step backward since last year, when it was the home of the national champion and had the most NBA draft picks of any league. The SEC enters league play Tuesday with a losing record against each of the other five major conferences. League members also have had embarrassing setbacks against Alabama A&M and Southern.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee believes an NCAA tournament bid remains well within reach as it prepares to play the rest of the season without injured forward Jeronne Maymon. Maymon, a second-team all-Southeastern Conference selection last year, hasn't played all season because of an injured left knee.
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