HOUSTON (AP) - Tyreke Evans scored 23 points, Shawn Taggart added 12 points and 10 rebounds and No. 5 Memphis inched closer to another perfect run through Conference USA with a 69-60 victory over Houston on Wednesday night.
Robert Dozier added 15 points for the Tigers (27-3, 15-0), who have won 21 straight games, the nation's longest winning streak.
Memphis has won 57 consecutive league games, 24 on the road. A win over Tulane on Saturday will complete the Tigers' third straight unbeaten march through their Conference USA regular season.
Aubrey Coleman scored 19 points and Qa'rraan Calhoun added 15 for the Cougars (18-10, 9-6), who have lost nine straight to Memphis.