Memphis 103, Utah 85

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, March 21, 2011 8:00 PM
Location - FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
Officials - #62 Brian Forte, #38 Michael Smith, #22 Bill Spooner
Attendance - 12688

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Utah 21 21 23 20 85
Memphis 29 25 26 23 103

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Utah 36-35 20-15 16-20 L2
Memphis 39-32 25-10 14-22 W2

Recap


Zach Randolph had 19 points, 13 rebounds and five assists as the Memphis Grizzlies jumped out early and coasted to a 103-85 victory over the visiting Utah Jazz on Monday.
 
Reserve Darrell Arthur scored 14 points, and Mike Conley had 11 points and 11 assists for the Grizzlies (39-32), who moved two games ahead of idle Houston for the eighth spot in the Western Conference.

Memphis faces a tough three-game stretch with road games against Boston and Chicago before a home contest with San Antonio.

Paul Millsap had 15 points for the Jazz (36-35), who lost for the 13th time in their last 18 games and fell three games behind Memphis.
 
The Grizzlies got 27 points from the bench and nine points from Randolph to forge a 54-42 edge at the half.

Randolph and Tony Allen scored eight apiece in the third quarter as Memphis extended the lead to 80-65 heading into the fourth.

Utah, which had 19 turnovers, never challenged in the final 12 minutes.

Top Game Performances

Utah   Memphis
Paul Millsap 15 Scoring Zach Randolph 19
Paul Millsap 4 Assists Mike Conley 11
Jeremy Evans 6 Rebounds Zach Randolph 13
C.J. Miles 8 Free Throws Made Marc Gasol 3
Andrei Kirilenko 1 Steals Tony Allen 2
Jeremy Evans 2 Blocks Darrell Arthur 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Utah 85 48.5 3-12 18-25 20 30 5 4 19
Memphis 103 50.6 5-12 8-10 33 40 7 8 9

Upcoming Games

  • Memphis will play their next game on the road against Boston. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .590 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Utah will play their next game on the road against Oklahoma City . The Jazz have a W/L % of .472 after a win and .543 after a loss.
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