Feb. 23, 2013
Box Score |
No. 21/19 Memphis (24-3, C-USA 13-0) 89, Southern Miss (21-7, C-USA 10-3) 73
February 23, 2013
FedExForum (Memphis, Tenn.)
- This was the 90th meeting between the two programs.
- Memphis leads the all-time series 66-24.
- As Conference USA foes, the Tigers lead the series 28-10.
- The Tigers carry a record of 40-8 when playing Southern Miss in Memphis, Tenn.
- Chris Crawford tied a career-high with five treys. Crawford has recorded five treys in a game four times, with the last coming against Southern Miss on Feb. 1, 2012.
- D.J. Stephens notched a career-high 16 points. Stephens’ previous best was 15, which he recorded two times with the last coming against Tulsa (2/2/13).
- Shaq Goodwin and Chris Crawford each recorded 19 points to lead Memphis, the second time for Goodwin and third time for Crawford to lead the Tigers this season.
- D.J. Stephens led the Tigers with seven rebounds; the 12th time has led the team in rebounding this season.
- Geron Johnson led Memphis with seven assists, the seventh time Johnson has led the Tigers this season.
- Joe Jackson led the Tigers with four steals, the eight time Jackson has led the Tigers this season.
- D.J. Stephens led the Tigers with five blocks, the 18th time he has led the team this season.
- The Tigers have won 18 games in a row.
- Memphis’ 18 game winning streak is tied with Akron for the longest winning streak in NCAA Division I this season. The Tigers’ streak is the fifth-longest in program history.
- Memphis clinched a share of its eighth Conference USA regular-season championship, tying the Tigers for the most in C-USA history.
- Shaq Goodwin (19 points), Chris Crawford (19 points), D.J. Stephens (16 points), Joe Jackson (15 points) and Adonis Thomas (12 points) all recorded double-figures scoring for Memphis. This marks the second game in a row and the sixth time this season the Tigers have had five players in double-digits scoring.
- Memphis is 6-0 this season when five Tigers score in double-figures.
- Memphis tallied 25 assists, three shy of their season-high of 28.