Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

Jan. 12, 2013

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Memphis (12-3, C-USA 2-0) 69, UAB (8-9, C-USA 0-2) 53
January 12, 2013
Bartow Arena (Birmingham, Ala.)

Series Notes

  • This was the 45th meeting between the two programs.
  • Memphis leads the all-time series 35-10.
  • As C-USA foes Memphis leads the series 25-7.
  • The Tigers have a record of 12-8 when playing UAB in Birmingham, Ala.
  • Memphis has won the last 14 games against UAB.

Career/Season Highs

  • Adonis Thomas recorded a season high 9 rebounds and tied a career high with 19 points. Thomas’ previous in season high in rebounds was seven which he last recorded against Lipscomb (12/20/12). The sophomore has recorded 19 points in his career three times with the last coming against VCU (11/22/12).
  • Tarik Black tied a career high with 13 rebounds. Black has recorded 13 rebounds three times with the last coming aginast UTEP (3/8/12).
  • D.J. Stephens swatted a career high six blocks. Stephens previous high was five which he last recorded against Tennessee (1/4/12).

Game Leaders

  • Adonis Thomas led the Tigers with 19 points, the fourth time this season he has led the team.
  • Tarik Black hauled in 13 rebounds to lead Memphis, the third time he has led the Tigers this season.
  • Joe Jackson handed out five assists to lead Memphis, the 11th time he has led the Tigers this season.
  • Chris Crawford led Memphis with three steals, the third time he has led the team this season.
  • D.J. Stephens led the Tigers with six blocks, the eighth time he has led Memphis this season. 

Game Notes

  • Joe Jackson (17 points) notched his 11th straight game scoring in double-figures. Jackson leads the team with 13 double-digit scoring games this season.
  • Adonis Thomas (19 points), Joe Jackson (17 points), Shaq Goodwin (10 points) and Tarik Black (10 points) each recorded double-figures scoring. For the season, the Tigers are 7-3 when at least three players score in double-figures.
  • Tarik Black (10 points, 13 rebounds) notched a double-double against UAB. Black has five double-doubles for his career at Memphis.
  • Tarik Black (13 rebounds) recorded his seventh double-figure rebounding game for his career.
  • The Tigers are 4-2 on the season when they score between 60 and 69 points.
  • Adonis Thomas (19 points) and Joe Jackson (17 points) are the only Tigers to record points in all 15 games played this season.  



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