Postgame Notes
Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

Feb. 8, 2012

Recap |  Box Score

Memphis (17-7, 7-2) 70, ECU (12-11, 3-7)59
February 8, 2012
Williams Arena (Greenville, N.C.)
Memphis Postgame Notes

Series Notes

  • Wednesday’s meeting marked the 12th meeting between the two schools. 
  • Memphis leads the overall series 11-1 all as Conference USA foes. 
  • The Tigers have a 5-1 record when playing at ECU.

Career/Season Highs

  • Wesley Witherspoon logged a season high 11 rebounds; his previous season high was eight against Tennessee (12/11/11). Witherspoon also set a season high for steals with four; his previous season high was 2 coming against Xavier (2/4/12). 
  • D. J. Stephens set a season high with three blocks; his previous was two against Charlotte (12/31/11).

Game Leaders

  • Chris Crawford led Memphis with 16 points, the fourth time he has led the team in scoring this season. Crawford’s double-figure game was the 10th of this season and the 18th of his career. 
  • Wesley Witherspoon led Memphis with 11 rebounds; this marked the fourth time that Witherspoon has led the team in rebounds this season. Witherspoon’s double-figure rebounding game is his first of the season and only the third of his career. 
  • Joe Jackson had seven assists to lead the Tigers, the tenth time Jackson has led in assists this season. 
  • D. J. Stephens led the Tigers with three blocks. This is the second time he has led the team in blocks during the 2011-12 campaign. 
  • Wesley Witherspoon led the team in steals against ECU, marking the fifth time he has led the team in steals this season.



Game Notes

  • Will Barton’s 15 points was his team leading 20th double-figure scoring game of the season. Barton now has 43nd double figure scoring games for his career at Memphis. 
  • Wesley Witherspoon scored a double-double hauling in 11 rebounds and 12 points. It is Witherspoon’s first double-double of the 2011-12 campaign and the third of his career. 
  • On the season Memphis is a perfect 14-0 when leading at halftime. 
  • Memphis connected on 28-of-60 (46.7%) shots. The Tigers are 8-5 this season when shooting below 50 percent. 
  • Will Barton (15), Chris Crawford (16), and Wesley Witherspoon (12) each hauled in double-figures in total points. This marked 17th time this season the Tigers have had at least three players in double-figures, and the fifth consecutive game to do so. The Tigers are 11-5 on the season when they have at least three players in double-digits.
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