Jan. 19, 2013
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Memphis (14-3) 60, Harvard (9-6) 50
January 19, 2013
FedExForum (Memphis, Tenn.)
- This was the first meeting between the two programs.
- Memphis carries an all-time record of 10-1 against teams from the Ivy League.
- Joe Jackson played a career high 39-minutes. Jackson’s previous high was 38-minutes coming against Tulsa (3/3/12).
- Shaq Goodwin set a career/season high with 11 field goal attempts. Goodwin’s previous high was 10 which he recorded two times, with the last coming against East Carolina (1/9/13).
- Chris Crawford led Memphis with 13 points, the second time this season he has led the team.
- Adonis Thomas, Shaq Goodwin and D.J. Stephens each hauled in eight rebounds to lead the Tigers, the second time Thomas, fifth time Goodwin and ninth time Stephens have done so this season.
- Joe Jackson led Memphis with four assists, the 13th time he has led the Tigers this season.
- Joe Jackson recorded four steals to lead the Tigers, the sixth time he has led the team this season.
- D.J. Stephens notched five blocks to lead Memphis, the ninth time Stephens has led the Tigers this season.
- Under head coach Josh Pastner the Tigers are 14-6 overall in games that start at 1 p.m. or earlier local time. Excluding in season tournament games played Maui and the Bahamas, Memphis carries a 12-3 record all-time under Pastner.
- Memphis has a record of 156-70 (.690 winning percentage) against first-time opponents. Since the 2000-01 season the Tigers are 29-2 (.935 winning percentage) against first-time foes. Under Josh Pastner, Memphis is 8-0 against first-time opponents.
- The Memphis defense held Harvard to 16 points in the first half, the lowest total the Tigers have allowed in any half this season. The last time Memphis allowed 16 points in the first half or less was against Central Arkansas on 11/24/09 during Josh Pastner’s first season as head coach.
- The Tigers held the Crimson .250 (4-16) in three-point shooting percentage. Harvard came into the game averaging .429, ranking No. 3 in the nation.
- Joe Jackson (10 points) recorded his 13th double-figure scoring game in a row. Jackson has 15 double-digit scoring games this season and 50 for his career in Memphis.
- Chris Crawford (13 points), Shaq Goodwin (11 points), D.J. Stephens (10 points), Joe Jackson (10 points) each recorded double-figures scoring for Memphis. This was the second game in a row with at least four players in double-digits scoring. The Tigers are 8-3 this season when at least three players score in double-figures.
- The Tigers are currently riding an eight game winning streak.