Austin Nichols led the team with 21 points and five rebounds in win over the Pirates.
Nichols, Johnson and Woodson finish in double figures
Memphis holds Houston to 18.8 percent shooting in second half in big win
Three Tigers set career highs in points
Memphis scores season high and hands Eagles worst loss since 2011.
Memphis Men's Basketball vs East Carolina on January 28, 2015 at FedExForum. Photos by Joe Murphy
Men's Basketball defeats East Carolina at home, 70-58 (USATSI)
Memphis men's basketball vs UCF on January 17, 2015 at FedExForum. Photos by Joe Murphy
Memphis men's basketball vs Cincinnati at FedExForum on January 15, 2015. Photos by Joe Murphy.
Memphis men's basketball vs Tulane on January 3, 2015 at FedExForum.
Saw action in 48 of 68 games in his two-year junior college career ... Averaged 20.7 points, 7.6 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.9 steals in his 48 appearances ... Also had 45 blocked shots ... Shot 51.8 percent from the floor, 33.8 percent from the three-point arc and 67.9 percent from the free throw line ... Posted double-figure scoring performances 41 times ... Had 25 contests in which he netted 20 or more points, including nine 30-point outings and one 40-point game ... Recorded 15 double-doubles, including two that were points-assists ... Posted two triple-doubles ... Had 32 games with six or more rebounds ...
Following 2013-14 season, rated the nation's No. 7 junior college player by 247sports.com ...
Named to the 2013-14 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Region XIV Team ... Lee College finished 2013-14 with a 20-12 overall record and a 12-7 conference mark (Region XIV South) ... Helped lead Lee College to the NJCAA Region XIV quarterfinal round ... Played in 28 games and made 24 starts ... Posted a double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds in the quarterfinal loss to Trinity Valley ... Also had four steals and two assists in 39 minutes vs. Trinity Valley ... In the Region XIV opening-round win over Jacksonville College, had 36 points, nine boards and seven steals ...
NJCAA's third-leading scorer and team's top scorer with a 25.2 average ... In conference games only (19 games), scoring average was 27.2 ppg, which was second in the nation and first in Region XIV ... Also averaged 7.5 rebounds (second on team), 5.6 assists (led team) and 2.3 steals (led team) ... Saw action in 28 games ... Shot 51.9 percent from the floor (led team), 34.2 percent from the arc and 67 percent from the free throw line ... Netted double figures in 27 of the 28 games in which he played ... Netted 20 or more points 21 times, including eight 30-point performances and one 40-point outing ... Scored a career-high 40 points in a 94-91 win at Tyler Junior College ... Also posted career highs for treys (5) and free throws made (15) in that win ... Hit a career-best 15 FG twice in victories over Lone Star College-Kingwood (15-of-22) and Angelina College (15-of-22) ... Had 16 games in which he shot 50 percent or better from the field ... Had 16 games with double-digit FG made (10 or more) ...
Recorded two triple-doubles in back-to-back wins over Houston C.C.-Southwest (15 points-10 rebounds-16 assists) and Lone Star College-Kingwood (34-12-10) ... The 16 assists vs. Houston C.C.-Southwest were a career high ... Had six other double-double performances vs. Bossier Parrish (33 points-17 rebounds), Trinity Valley twice (27 points-10 rebounds; 19 points-10 rebounds), Panola College (23 points-12 assists), Angelina College (33 points-14 rebounds) and Lamar State College-Port Arthur twice (30 points-10 rebounds; 18 points-10 assists) ... The 17 rebounds vs. Bossier Parrish were a career best ... Had a career-high seven steals vs. Jacksonville College in Region XIV Tournament play ...
In 2012-13, helped the Runnin' Rebels to a 24-11 overall record and a 13-7 Region XIV Athletic Conference mark ... Lee College won the Region XIV title and advanced to the National Junior College Tournament for the first time in the program's history ... The Runnin' Rebels won their first game at the national tournament, before falling in the second round ...
In his first season at Lee College, averaged 13.7 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 21 games ... Shot 51.4 percent from the field and 70 percent from the free throw line ... Made eight starts ... Netted double figures in 14 of his 21 appearances, including four 20-point performances ... Had six double-figure rebounding contests ... Scored a season-high 28 points in the season-opening win over Lone Star-Kingwood ... Scored 16 points in each game at the National Junior College Tournament in Hutchinson, Kan. ... Pulled down a season-best 15 boards twice in wins over Baton Rouge Community College and Lamar State College-Port Arthur.