Feb. 11, 2012
Box Score |
Memphis ( 18-7, 8-2) 79, UAB (10-14, 5-6) 45
February 11, 2012
FedExForum (Memphis, Tenn.)
Memphis Postgame Notes
Saturday's meeting marked the 44th meeting between the two schools.
Memphis leads the overall series 34-10, and 24-7 as Conference USA foes.
The Tigers have a 20-2 record when playing UAB in Memphis.
The Tigers have now won 13-straight games against UAB.
Chris Crawford set a career and season high with five steals. His previous was four which he recorded three times in his career with the last coming against Tennessee (1/04/12).
Chris Crawford and Will Barton led the team in scoring with 16 points each. This the 12th time Barton has led the team in scoring and the fifth time for Crawford.
Will Barton led the team with nine rebounds, the 17th time he has led the team this season.
Chris Crawford had four assists to lead Memphis; this is the 12th time in the 2011-2012 campaign that Crawford has led the team.
Chris Crawford snagged five steals to lead Memphis, the 11th time he has led the team this season.
Memphis connected on 11 three point shots in the first half, tied for the most three point shots ever made in one half by the Tigers. Memphis made 11 three pointers in the first half against Austin Peay this season.
Memphis' 47 first half points is the second-highest first half total this season since Austin Peay (12/03/11) when the Tigers scored 52 points.
Memphis held a 26 point lead at the half, the largest halftime lead of the season. The previous was 25 against Austin Peay (12/03/11).
On the season Memphis is a perfect 15-0 when leading at halftime.
Joe Jackson was a perfect four-of-four from the charity strip. Jackson has now made 18-straight free throws dating back to 2/04/11 against Xavier. He currently leads the team in free throw percentage (.873).
Will Barton (16), Chris Crawford (16), and Antonio Barton (10) 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 sixth consecutive game to do so. The Tigers are 12-5 on the season when they have at least three players in double-digits.
Memphis' 34 point win was the Tigers' largest margin of victory in a home conference game under Josh Pastner.
The win against UAB was the 100th win of Memphis' senior class.