MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Chris Douglas-Roberts scored 23 points and Rodney Carney and Shawne Williams each added 21 as No. 9 Memphis overcame a sluggish start and the absence of point guard Darius Washington to beat Lamar 108-83 on Monday night.
Douglas-Roberts, Carney and Williams were a combined 21-of-42 from the field goals for the Tigers (4-1), who shot 48.8 percent overall. Joey Dorsey had 13 rebounds as Memphis outrebounded Lamar 65-32.
Alan Daniels led Lamar (1-3) with 41 points. He was 13-of-29 from the field, including 6-of-17 on 3-pointers.
Washington, the team's leading scorer at 16.5 points per game, didn't play because of a deep thigh bruise.
Carney hit consecutive 3-pointers in a 14-0 run that gave the Tigers a 92-65 lead. Andre Allen, starting in place of Washington, finished with 10 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals.
NO. 11 FLORIDA 87, ALABAMA ST. 60: At Gainesville, Fla., Taurean Green scored 18 points, Corey Brewer added 17 for the Gators, off to their best start in coach Billy Donovan's 10 years. Florida (5-0) last started 6-0 in 1984-85.
The Gators shot 65 percent from the field, had a 34-24 rebounding advantage, blocked nine shots and had six steals. Al Horford had 12 points and 11 rebounds for his second double-double and Lee Humphrey scored 13 points for Florida.