Postgame Notes
Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

Jan. 19, 2011

Recap |  Box Score |  AP Photo Gallery 

* The U of M extends its winning streak against Southern Miss to 15 games, dating back to the second contest of the 2003-04 season.

* Memphis has also now won seven straight in Hattiesburg, Miss.

* Coach Josh Pastner trotted out his 12th different starting line-up this season (A. Barton, Barham, Jackson, Black and Carmouche); that is the second-highest total in Division I, one behind Pepperdine.

* The Tiger bench contributed 37 points, led by freshman Will Barton with 15 points. The Tigers are now 9-3 when they get more than 30 points worth of production from the bench.

* The Tigers overcame an 11-point halftime deficit, the largest deficit erased this season.

* Barton's 15 points were a team high, and the 10th double-digit scoring game of his career. Freshman Joe Jackson also had his 10th career double-digit night, finishing with 11 points.

* Freshman Chris Crawford broke out his slump with 12 points in 26 minutes off the bench.

* The Tigers were hot from downtown, shooting a season-high 52.9 percent (9-for-17) from beyond the arc. Will Barton lead the way with three three-point baskets.

* The Tigers shot a season-low eight free throws.

* Memphis snatched a season-low 30 boards, but held Southern Miss just 32. The Golden Eagles entered play with an average rebounding differential of 8.1, highest in the conference and 12th-highest in the nation, but were just two better than the Tigers, who were led by freshman Tarik Black's eight rebounds.

* The Tigers are now 12-1 when scoring 70 points or more.

* The Tigers, the C-USA leaders in steals per game heading into this contest, manufactured just one theft in the first half and six for the game.



Rotating image
Twitter Facebook YouTube Instagram Tumblr FourSquare Pintrist