Postgame Notes
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Jan. 28, 2012

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Memphis (15-6 ,6-1) 83, Marshall (13-8, 4-3) 76
January 28, 2012
FedEx Forum (Memphis, Tenn.)
Memphis Postgame Notes

Series Notes

  • Wednesday's meeting marked the 11th meeting between the two schools, and their ninth meeting as conference opponents. 
  • Memphis leads the overall series 9-2, and leads 8-1 as a conference opponent. 
  • Memphis has a 6-0 record when playing Marshall at home.

Career/Season Highs

  • For the second game in a row Wesley Witherspoon tied his season high in steals with two; it is the eighth time Witherspoon has snagged two steals in a game during the 2011-12 campaign. 
  • Tarik Black collected a season high 19 points, his previous game high came against Tennessee (1/04/12).

Game Leaders

  • Will Barton led Memphis with 29 points, the 12th time he has led the team in scoring this season. His 29 points marks the 17th time this season he has scored in double-figures, and the 40th time in his career 
  • Will Barton lead Memphis with eight rebounds; this marked the 15th time that Barton has led the team in rebounds this season. 
  • Chris Crawford had four assist to lead the Tigers, the 11th time he has led the team this season. 
  • Tarik Black led the team with four blocks, the 11th time this season he has led the team.



Game Notes

  • Memphis connected on 30-of-54 (55.6 percent) of its shots marking the 10th time this season the Tigers have shot 50 percent or better. Memphis is 9-1 when it shoots 50 percent or better on the season. 
  • Will Barton eclipsed the 800 point mark in his career with the Tigers scoring 29 points. Barton now has 826 points in two seasons with Memphis. 
  • Wesley Witherspoon scored in double-figures with 12 points. This marks the second time this season to do so with the first coming in the season opener against Belmont (11/15/12). 
  • Tarik Black (19), Will Barton (29), and Wesley Witherspoon (12) each hauled in double-figures in total points. This marked the 14th time this season the Tigers have had at least three players in double-figures, and the second consecutive game to do so. The Tigers are 10-4 on the season when they have at least three players in double-digits.
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