Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

Feb. 23, 2013

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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.)

Series Notes

  • 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.

Career/Season High

  • 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).

Game Leaders

  • 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.

Game Notes

  • 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. 



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