Feb. 4, 2012
Box Score |
Memphis (16-7) 72, Xavier (15-8) 68
February 4, 2012
FedEx Forum (Memphis, Tenn.)
Memphis Postgame Notes
- Wednesday's meeting marked the eighth meeting between the two schools.
- Xavier leads the overall series 6-2.
- The Tigers have a 2-2 record when playing Xavier at home.
- Joe Jackson tied career high and set a season high with eight assists. This is the third time Jackson has had eight assists in a game.
- Tarik Black logged a season and career high for minutes with 38, his previous season and career and season high was 36 minutes against Tennessee (01/04/12)
- Coming off of the bench Joe Jackson led Memphis with 14 points, the second time he has led the team in scoring this season. Jackson's double-figure game was the 10th of this season and the 28th of his career.
- Tarik Black lead Memphis with nine rebounds; this marked the fourth time that Black has led the team in rebounds this season.
- Joe Jackson had eight assists to lead the Tigers, the ninth time Jackson has led in assists this season.
- Ferrakohn Hall, Antonio Barton, and Joe Jackson each had one block a piece to lead the Tigers. The third time for Hall, the first time for Barton, and the first time for Jackson to lead the team this season.
- Will Barton's 13 points was his team leading 19th double-figure scoring game of the 2011-2012 campaign. Barton now has 42 double figure scoring games for his career at Memphis.
- The Tigers have trailed at halftime 10 times this season. In those 10 games Memphis has a 3-7 record.
- Memphis connected on 22-of-51 (43.1%) shots. The Tigers have 7-5 record when shooting below 50 percent.
- Joe Jackson was a perfect 12-of-12 from the charity stripe. On the season Jackson is 83-of-96 in free throws and leads the team in free throw percentage (.865).
- Wesley Witherspoon scored in double-figures with 12 points, all of them coming in the second half in the last 16 minutes of the game.
- Tarik Black (13), Will Barton (13), Joe Jackson (14), and Wesley Witherspoon (12) each hauled in double-figures in total points. This marked the fifth time this season Memphis had four players in double-figures. This also marked 16th time this season the Tigers have had at least three players in double-figures, and the fourth consecutive game to do so. The Tigers are 11-5 on the season when they have at least three players in double-digits.