Feb. 9, 2013
Box Score |
Memphis (20-3, C-USA 9-0) 89, Southern Miss (18-6, C-USA 7-2) 76
February 9, 2013
Green Coliseum (Hattiesburg, Miss.)
- This was the 89th meeting between the two programs.
- Memphis leads the all-time series 65-24, and 27-10 as Conference USA foes.
- The Tigers carry a record of 24-15 when playing Southern Miss in Hattiesburg, Miss.
- Chris Crawford tied a season high sinking four treys. Crawford has notched four treys three times this season with the last coming against UT Martin (11/29/13).
- Geron Johnson set a career/season high with 25 points. Johnson’s previous high was 21 coming against Ohio (12/5/12).
- Geron Johnson tied a career/season high with four steals. Johnson has recorded four steals twice with the last coming against Tulane (1/22/13).
- Geron Johnson tied a career/season high with seven assists. Johnson last recorded seven assists against Tulsa (2/2/13).
- The Tigers recorded a season high with 27 assists; the team’s previous high was 26 coming against UT Martin (11/29/12).
- Geron Johnson led Memphis with 25 points, the fourth time he has led the team this season.
- Geron Johnson hauled in eight rebounds to lead the Tigers, the second time he has led Memphis this season.
- Geron Johnson notched seven assists to lead the Memphis, the fifth time he has led the Tigers this season.
- Geron Johnson swiped four steals to lead the Tigers, the ninth time to lead the team this season.
- Adonis Thomas, Shaq Goodwin and D.J. Stephens each recorded two blocks to lead Memphis.
- Memphis has won 14 games in a row, currently the second longest winning streak in NCAA Division I.
- The Tigers’ 14 game winning is tied for the seventh longest in school history.
- Memphis extended the nation's longest current road win streak to 10 games.
- Geron Johnson (25 points) scored 20 or more points for the second time this season and for his career.
- Geron Johnson (25 points), Chris Crawford (16 points), D.J. Stephens (11 points) and Adonis Thomas (11 points) all scored in double-digits for Memphis. The Tigers are 13-3 when at least three players score in double-figures this season.
- The Tigers are 10-1 this season when sinking at least six treys.
- Memphis is 18-1 when leading at the half this season.