Memphis vs. SMU Postgame Notes
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Go Tigers!

Feb. 1, 2014

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No. 22/22 Memphis (16-5, 6-3) 72, SMU (17-5, 6-3) 87
Feb. 1, 2014
Dallas, Texas (Moody Coliseum)

  Memphis vs. SMU – Series Notes
  • With the loss today, Memphis now leads the all-time series against SMU 11-4.

  • The Tigers still lead the series in games played in Dallas 4-3, but have now lost three of the last four trips to Moody Coliseum.

  Memphis vs. SMU – Team Notes
  • Today’s loss ended the Tigers’ 16-game conference road win streak. Memphis’ overall conference win streak away from FedExForum – which included three Conference USA Tournament wins in Tulsa – had reached 19 straight.

  • The Tigers’ last conference road loss was a 75-72 setback at Southern Miss on Feb. 1, 2012.

  • It is the second time that a lengthy Tigers’ conference road win streak was ended at SMU. On Jan. 30, 2010, Memphis brought a 27-game C-USA road win streak into Moody Coliseum, and SMU defeated the Tigers 70-60.

  • Today’s 15-point loss to SMU was the Tigers’ worst conference loss since falling by 27 points (74-47) at UTEP on Feb. 26, 2011.

  • Memphis now is 10-3 (.769 winning percentage) when playing in the Dallas-Fort Worth area since 2000-01.

  • The Tigers now are 10-4 (.714 winning percentage) when playing on Super Bowl weekend since 2000-01.

  Memphis vs. SMU – Player Notes
  • In the first half of today’s game, Joe Jackson became only the second player in Tigers history to have 1,500 points and 500 assists in a career. He now has 1,515 points and 504 assists. Elliot Perry is the only other Tiger to accomplish the feat.

  • Joe Jackson moved up the Memphis career scoring chart with his 22 points vs. SMU Saturday. He remained in the No. 10 spot with 1,515 career points. Up next for Jackson is Chris Douglas-Roberts, who is No. 9 with 1,545 career points from 2005-08.

  • Jackson set a season high with 22 points in this afternoon’s game

  • With his six assists vs. SMU Saturday, Jackson took over the No. 6 spot by himself on the Memphis all-time assists chart. Jackson now has 504 career assists.

  • Chris Crawford also moved up the Tigers career scoring list with his five points vs. SMU Saturday. He moved into a tie for the No. 38 spot with 1,112 career points. Up next for Crawford is Bob Neumann, who scored 1,117 career points (1961-64).

  • Michael Dixon Jr. reached double figures in scored for the 14th time this season and the 70th time in his career.

  • Geron Johnson posted double digits for the ninth time this season and the 27th time in his Memphis career.

  Up Next for Memphis
  • Memphis returns to FedExForum Tuesday, Feb. 4 to start a three-game homestand. The Tigers open the homestand against Rutgers Tuesday at 6 p.m. (CT). CBS Sports Network will televise Tuesday’s contest.



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