Feb. 28, 2012
Box Score |
Memphis (22-8, 12-3) 84, UCF (20-9, 9-6) 55
February 28, 2012
FedExForum (Memphis, Tenn.)
Memphis Postgame Notes
Tuesday's meeting marked the 12th meeting between the two schools.
Memphis leads the overall series 11-1.
The Tigers have a 8-0 record when playing UCF in Memphis.
D.J. Stephens set a season-high in points with eight. Stephens' previous season high was six against UAB (01/11/12)
Will Barton set a career-high with four blocks. Barton's previous high was three which he registered two times with the last coming against Charlotte (12/31/11).
Joe Jackson career high in assists with 10. Jackson's previous high was eight which the sophomore recorded three other times in his career with the last coming against Xavier (02/04/12).
Preston Laird scored a season high in points with three in his final home game as a Memphis Tiger.
Will Barton led the team in scoring with 18 points, the 16th time he has done so during the 2011-12 campaign.
Will Barton led the team with 11 rebounds, the 20th time he has led the team in rebounds this season.
Joe Jackson led the Tigers with 10 assists, the 12th time he has led the team this season.
Wesley Witherspoon snagged four steals to lead Memphis, the seventh time he has led the team this season.
Will Barton led the team in blocks with four, the sixth time he has led the team in blocks this season.
Will Barton hauled in 18 points and snagged 11 rebounds to record his 10th career double-double, all coming this year. Barton posted his 26th double-figure scoring game and 10th double-figure rebounding game of the season. This was the sophomore's third straight game to register double figures. Barton is now fifth on the Memphis all-time sophomore scoring list.
Will Barton (18), Wesley Witherspoon (15), Tarik Black (14) and Chris Crawford (11) each scored in double-figures. Memphis is 14-5 on the season when four player record double-figures.
In his final regular season home game as a Memphis Tiger, Wesley Witherspoon hauled in 15 points, seven rebounds, two assists, one blocked shot and four steals.