Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

Feb. 9, 2013

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Memphis (20-3, C-USA 9-0) 89, Southern Miss (18-6, C-USA 7-2) 76
February 9, 2013
Green Coliseum (Hattiesburg, Miss.)

Series Notes

  • 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.

Career/Season Highs

  • 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). 

Game Leaders

  • 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. 

Game Notes

  • 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. 



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