Lester Quinones added 12 points and seven rebounds for Memphis (15-6, 11-3 American Athletic Conference), which won its sixth straight game.
Xavier Castaneda had 17 points for the Bulls (8-11, 4-9).
The Tigers improve to 2-0 against the Bulls for the season. Memphis defeated South Florida 58-57 on Dec. 29.
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