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The University of Memphis men's basketball team (5-2) had four players notch doubles figures and the Tigers used pesky defense to cruise by Ohio (6-2), 84-58, Wednesday night at FedExForum.
Check out highlights and post-game interviews from the Tigers' big win right here on the Memphis Tiger Network.
One sports cliché is this is how legends are made. On Friday night before a crowd of over 15,000 at FedExForum, University of Memphis basketball's present and past came together to celebrate the start of the 2012-13 season and honor former Tigers hoops standouts.
This year's Memphis Madness celebration was as big and exciting as it ever has been; did you miss it? Well even if you didn't relive the night with these highlights and fan and player interviews from Friday.
The Annual Memphis Madness to kick off the start of Tiger basketball season.
Memphis Madness is only a day away and the players are excited to get back on the Forum floor. Check out who the players pick to win the 3-point contest and the highly anticipated dunk contest.
See you at Memphis Madness on Friday, October 12 at 7:00pm.
2011-12 Season (Redshirt Freshman)
Postseason (NCAA/C-USA Tournaments): Played in two postseason games, with both coming in the Conference USA Tournament ... Saw one minute of action in the C-USA Tournament championship game win over Marshall ... Tied a season high with five minutes played in the C-USA Tournament semifinal game victory over UCF ... Scored three points (1-of-2 FG, 1-of-1 FT) and grabbed one rebound vs. the Knights ... The one FG made and two FG attempts tied career bests ...
Conference USA play: Saw action in seven league contests ... Averaged 1.3 points and 0.6 rebounds ... Shot 75 percent from the field and 100 percent from the free throw line ... Played two minutes vs. Tulsa in the regular-season finale (road win) and four minutes vs. UCF in the regular-season home finale (win) ... Pulled down one rebound in a road win at Marshall ... Scored two points (1-of-1 FG) in a home victory over East Carolina ... Scored two points (1-of-2 FG) and grabbed one board in a home win over Rice ... Netted a career-best five points in a road win at Houston ... Scored the five points on a perfect shooting game (1-of-1 FG, 3-of-3 FT) ... The three FT made and three FT attempts were career highs and the one FG made tied a career best ... Also pulled down a career-high two rebounds vs. the Cougars ...
Non-conference play (regular season games only): Played in four non-league games ... Saw one minute of game action in a home win over Robert Morris ... Played a season-high five minutes in a home victory over Austin Peay ... Saw three minutes of action in a home victory over Jackson State ... Saw first game action of season (four minutes) in a win over Tennessee in the Maui Invitational.
2010-11 Season (Freshman)
Non-conference play (regular season games only): Played in three non-conference games ... Averaged 1.0 points and 0.3 boards ... Shot 50 percent from the floor and 50 percent from the free throw line ... Had one blocked shot ... Suffered a knee injury in a Dec. 27 practice and missed the remainder of the season ... Played two minutes in a home setback to Georgetown ... Grabbed first career rebound in a home win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... Played four minutes vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... Saw a career-high 10 minutes of action in a home win over Austin Peay ... Scored a season-best three points (1-of-1 FG/1-of-2 FT) vs. the Governors ... Recorded his first career blocked shot vs. Austin Peay.
Played his final season of prep basketball at The Miller School in Charlottesville, Va., in 2009-10 ... The Miller School moved to Virginia Independent School Athletic Association (VISAA) Division 1 in 2009-10 (played VISAA Division 2 in 2008-09) ... Helped the Mavericks advance to VIS Division 1 state semifinals ... Posted a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds in the state semifinal loss ... In the VIS Division I state quarterfinal win over Fork Union, posted a double-double of 20 points and 15 boards ...
Named to the 2009-10 VISAA Division 1 All-State first team ... Selected to 2009-10 Charlottesville Daily Progress'All-Central Virginia second team ... Following the 2009-10 season, played in the Jack Jones Shootout in Memphis, Tenn. ...
Averaged a double-double of 14.2 points and 11.4 rebounds for the Mavericks in 2009-10 ... Also averaged 1.9 blocks per game ... Netted double figures in 16 games, including four 20-point performances ... Pulled down double-digit boards in 15 games, including a season-high 21 rebounds in a regular season victory over Blue Ridge (90-83) ...
Rated the No. 5 "sleeper" of the July 2009 recruiting period, according to nationalhoopsreport.blogspot.com ... Rated the No. 20 center in the nation by Scout.com ... ESPN.com ranked him among the country's top power forwards ...
In 2008-09 as a junior, averaged 11.7 points, 10.5 rebounds and 1.6 blocked shots for The Miller School ... Helped lead the Mavericks to a 26-3 overall record ... The Miller School won its first VISAA Division 2 state championship in 2008-09 ... Scored 13 points and grabbed six rebounds in the Mavericks' 69-61 state title game victory over Atlantic Shores Christian.