Memphis vs. UCF Postgame Notes (Feb. 12)
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Feb. 12, 2014

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  Memphis vs. UCF – Series Notes
  • With tonight’s win, Memphis improved its lead in the series to 16-1.

  • The Tigers have won the last six in the series.

  • Memphis is a perfect 11-0 against UCF when playing in the Bluff City.

  • Tonight’s win gives the Tigers a regular-season sweep of the Knights. Memphis defeated UCF 69-59 in Orlando on Jan. 29.

  • Memphis has won the last five meetings at FedExForum by an average margin of victory of 20.8 points.

  Memphis vs. UCF – Team Notes
  • Memphis improved its record to 28-4 (.875 winning percentage) against NCAA Division I schools from the state of Florida since 2000-01. Under head coach Josh Pastner, the Tigers are 14-2 (.875 winning percentage) in those match-ups.

  • Memphis improved to 5-1 in single-digit outcome games this season. UCF falls to 2-2 in single-digit games in 2013-14.

  • In the Josh Pastner era, the Tigers are 44-21 (.677 winning percentage) in single-digit outcome games.

  • Memphis' record at FedExForum is now 174-20 (.897 winning percentage) after tonight’s win since 2004-05. The Tigers’ 174 wins at FedExForum are the most homecourt victories in the nation since 2004-05.

  Memphis vs. UCF – Player Notes
  • With tonight’s win, Josh Pastner won his 125th game as the Tigers head coach. Pastner is the quickest to 125 victories in school history, reaching the milestone in his 164th game. The previous quickest Memphis coach to 125 wins was Dana Kirk, who posted his 125th win in the 173rd game of his career.

  • Joe Jackson moved up the Memphis career scoring chart with his 18 points vs. UCF Wednesday. He moved into the No. 9 spot past Chris Douglas-Roberts (1,545 career points) and now has 1,559 points. Up next for Jackson is Bill Cook, who is No. 8 with 1,629 career points from 1972-76.

  • Chris Crawford also moved up the Tigers career scoring list with his 10 points vs. UCF Wednesday. He moved up to the No. 33 spot and is tied with Jeremy Hunt (1,145 points, 2002-07). Up next for Crawford is Phil Hodson, who scored 1,147 career points (1948-52).

  Up Next for Memphis
  • Memphis takes to the road for the first time since Feb. 1 when it travels to Hartford, Conn., Saturday, Feb. 15 to face Connecticut. The game, to air on ESPN, is slated for an 11 a.m. (CT) start at the XL Center.


 

 

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