Postgame Notes
Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

Feb. 1, 2012

Recap |  Box Score

Memphis (15 -7, 6-2), Southern Miss (20-3, 7-1)
February 1, 2012
Green Coliseum (Hattiesburg, Miss.)
Memphis Postgame Notes

Series Notes

  • Wednesday’s meeting marked the 88th meeting between the two schools, and their 36th meeting as conference opponents. 
  • Memphis leads the overall series 64-24, and leads 26-10 as a conference opponent. 
  • Memphis has a 23-15 record when playing Southern Miss in Hattiesburg. 
  • The loss snapped an 18-game winning streak by Memphis.

Career/Season Highs

  • Chris Crawford had a new career high of 23 points. His previous was career high was 19 points against Houston on 1/14/12. Crawford also tied a career high in 3 point shots made with 5, the fourth time he has done so. 
  • Antonio Barton tied a season high with 3 assists marking the third time he has had 3 assists in a game this season.

Game Leaders

  • Chris Crawford led Memphis with 23 points, the second time he has lead the team in scoring this season. Crawford’s 23 points marked the ninth time the he has scored in double-figures this season and 16th time he has scored in double-figures in his career. 
  • Will Barton lead Memphis with five rebounds; this marked the 16th time that Barton has led the team in rebounds this season. 
  • Antonio Barton and Joe Jackson each had three assist to lead the Tigers, the second time for Barton and eighth time for Jackson to lead the team assists this season. 
  • Chris Crawford led the team with two blocks, the fifth time this season he has led the team.



Game Notes

  • The last seven games between Memphis and Southern Miss have been decided by seven points or less. 
  • Memphis connected on 27-of-48 (56.3%) of its shots marking the 11th time this season the Tigers have shot 50 percent or better. Memphis is 9-2 when it shoots 50 percent or better on the season. 
  • Will Barton (15), Antonio Barton (10), Chris Crawford (23), and Joe Jackson (14) each hauled in double-figures in total points. This marked the fourth time this season Memphis had four players in double-figures. This also marked 15th time this season the Tigers have had at least three players in double-figures, and the third consecutive game to do so. The Tigers are 10-5 on the season when they have at least three players in double-digits. 
  • Will Barton’s 10 points was his team leading 18th double-figure scoring game of the 2011-12 campaign. Barton now has 41 double figure scoring games for his career at Memphis.
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