Memphis vs. Temple Postgame Notes
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Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

Jan. 11, 2014

Recap |  Box Score

No. 24/22 Memphis (12-3, 3-1) 79, Temple (5-9, 0-4) 69
Jan. 11, 2014
Philadelphia, Pa. (The Liacouras Center)

  Memphis at Temple - Series Notes
  • With today’s win, Memphis takes a 6-5 edge in the series against Temple.

  • The Tigers’ win extended their win streak in the series to three straight.

  • Temple’s last win in the series was a 67-62 victory in the 2000-01 season opener at The Pyramid (Nov. 17, 2000).

  • Today’s Memphis-Temple encounter was the first between the two programs as conference foes.

  Memphis at Temple - Team Notes
  • Today’s win extended Memphis’ conference road win streak to 15 straight. The Tigers’ last lost a conference road game Feb. 1, 2012, at Southern Miss 75-72.

  • The win also extended the Tigers’ win streak away from FedExForum to 18 straight. The win streak includes 15 true road victories and three wins in the 2013 Conference USA Tournament held in Tulsa, Okla.

  • With today’s win, Memphis has won its last four trips to Philadelphia. The Tigers last lost in the city of Philadelphia in the 1992-93 season.

  • Memphis outrebounded Temple 45-28. The Tigers have outrebounded their opponent in all four conference games. The +17 rebounding margin was the second-largest of the season (+23 against Austin Peay on Nov. 14).

  • The Tigers finished the contest outscoring the Owls 17-0 in second chance points.

  • Memphis finished with 21 assists in today’s contest, the fourth time this season with 20 or more assists in a game.

  Memphis at Temple - Player Notes
    • Shaq Goodwin posted his 10th double-figure scoring game of the season with a career-high 23 points vs. Temple Saturday. He had 13 double-figure scoring games in 2012-13.

    • Goodwin recorded his third career double-double on Saturday afternoon, finishing with 23 points and 11 rebounds. This marks Goodwin’s second double-double of the season (17 points and 10 rebounds against Siena on Nov. 28).

    • Goodwin’s 11 rebounds were one shy of tying his career high of 12, set against UT Martin on Nov. 29 2012.

    • Joe Jackson moved up the Memphis career scoring chart with his 10 points vs. Temple Saturday. He remained in the No. 13 spot and now has 1,429 career points. Up next for Jackson is Andre Turner, who is No. 12 with 1,442 career points from 1982-86.

    • Jackson has now scored in double figures in 13 consecutive games.

    • With four steals, Jackson now has 165 in his career. Jackson moved ahead of Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway for ninth all-time in program history.

    • Chris Crawford also moved up the Tigers career scoring list with his nine points vs. Temple Saturday. He moved up to the No. 41 spot with 1,061 career points. Up next for Crawford is Will Barton, who scored 1,062 career points (2010-12).

    • Crawford matched a season-high in rebounds with eight, and also posted a season-high eight assists in today’s game.

    • Crawford has now played in 111 consecutive games.

    • Michael Dixon Jr. finished with 15 points, his 10th double-figure scoring game of the season.

      Up Next for Memphis
    • Memphis returns home to FedExForum to open a four-game homestand Thursday, Jan. 16 versus Connecticut. The Tigers-Huskies encounter, to be televised on ESPN, is scheduled for a 6 p.m. (CT) tip.

    • After Thursday’s Connecticut contest, Memphis’ homestand continues with games versus LeMoyne-Owen Jan. 18 (1 p.m. CT), Houston Jan. 23 (7 p.m. CT) and USF Jan. 26 (1 p.m. CT).



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