No. 24 Memphis rallies past No. 23 Gonzaga, 60-54

No. 24 Memphis rallies past No. 23 Gonzaga, 60-54
Gonzaga guard David Stockton (11) makes a pass to teammate Drew Barham (43) against Memphis defenders Joe Jackson (1), Austin Nichols, top, and Shaq Goodwin (2) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Lance Murphey)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Crawford and Michael Dixon Jr. both had 11 points, and No. 24 Memphis scored the final 10 of the game to defeat 23rd-ranked Gonzaga 60-54 on Saturday night.

Dixon's layup with 1:11 left came in the midst of the final rally as the Tigers (18-5) erased a nine-point Gonzaga lead with 6:15 left.

Shaq Goodwin and Joe Jackson had 10 points each for Memphis, which has won six of seven. Goodwin had eight rebounds and three blocks as Memphis controlled the boards 44-28.

Sam Dower led Gonzaga (21-4) with 18 points and eight rebounds, shooting 9 of 12 from the field. Przemek Karnowski and Gerard Coleman finished with 12 points apiece. Former Kentridge High School star Gary Bell, Jr. only scored 3 points.

Gonzaga led 54-50 with 3:16 left when Kevin Pangos connected from 15 feet. But the Zags did not score again, and Dixon had six points in the final 4 minutes.