Tigers Beat UConn, 81-70; Win NYC Tourney 

Led by Chris Douglas-Roberts, who scored a career-high 33 points, the Memphis Tigers held off a tough challenge from UConn to win the 2K Sports College Hoops Classic in New York's Madison Square Garden.

Memphis built an early double-digit lead, only to see UConn make a late first-half charge and take 1 41-40 lead at halftime. Memphis worked back to a 10-point lead in the middle of the second half and held off the Huskies through the final minutes.

Derrick Rose had 24 points, and Joey Dorsey had 6 points, 11 rebounds, and five blocks in the winning effort. UConn's A.J. Price led the Huskies with 21.

For stats and a recap, check out CBS Sportsline.com.

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