Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

Jan. 4, 2013

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Memphis (10-3) 85, Tennessee (8-4) 80
January 4, 2013
Thompson-Boling Arena (Knoxville, Tenn.)

Series Notes

  • This was the 25th meeting between the two programs.
  • Memphis has won the last three meetings with Tennessee.
  • Tennessee leads the all-time series 14-11
  • The Tigers have an all-time record of 104-77 against teams from the Southeastern Conference. 

Career/Season Highs

  • Memphis set a season high in field goal percentage with .564 (31-55). The previous high was .529 (27-51) coming against VCU (11.22/12).
  • The Tigers set a new season high in three point field goal percentage with .636 (7-11). The previous high was .455 (5-11) coming against Minnesota (11/23/12).
  • D.J. Stephens tied a career-high with five blocks. Stephens last recorded five blocks against Oral Roberts (12/28/12).
  • Adonis Thomas tied a career high with three blocks. Thomas last recorded three blocks against UAB (1/7/12).
  • Joe Jackson tied a season high with one block. Jackson has recorded one block three times this season with the last coming against Loyola (Md.) (12/30/12).

Game Leaders

  • Joe Jackson led the Tigers with 20 points, the third time he has led the team this season.
  • Joe Jackson led the team in assists with seven, the ninth time he has done so this season.
  • D.J. Stephens recorded five blocks to lead Memphis, the sixth time he has led the Tigers this season.
  • Shaq Goodwin and Joe Jackson each notched three steals to lead the Tigers, the sixth time for Goodwin and the fourth time for Jackson to lead Memphis this season. 
Game Notes
  • Joe Jackson (20 points) recorded his ninth straight game scoring in double-figure. Jackson currently leads the Tigers with 11 double-digit scoring games this season.
  • Joe Jackson (20 points) recorded 20 or more points for the third time this season and for the second-straight game. For his career, Jackson has 10 games with 20 points or more.
  • Joe Jackson (20 points), Adonis Thomas (18 points), Geron Johnson (16 points) and D.J. Stephens (11 points) all recorded double-figures scoring for Memphis. The Tigers are 6-3 on the season when at least three players score in double-digits.
  • Memphis' 80 points were the most allowed by Tennessee this season. Prior to Memphis, the highest point total scored on the Volunteers was 69 by UMass.



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