Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

March 2, 2013

Recap |  Box Score

No. 19/17 Memphis (25-4, C-USA 14-0) 76, UCF (19-10, C-USA 8-6) 67
March 2, 2013
UCF Arena (Orlando, Fla.)

Series Notes

  • This was the 15th meeting between the two programs.
  • The Tigers lead the all-time series 14-1.
  • Memphis carries a record of 4-1 when playing UCF in Orlando, Fla. 

Career/Season Highs

  • Chris Crawford tied a season high with 19 points; Crawford last recorded 19 points against Southern Miss (2/23/13).
  • Adonis Thomas tied a season high with four assists; Thomas has notched four assists twice with the last coming against Louisville (12/15/12).
  • Tarik Black notched a career high with four steals; Black's previous high was two which he recorded 15-times with last coming against UAB (1/12/13).

Game Leaders

  • Joe Jackson and Chris Crawford each recorded 19 points to lead the Tigers, the ninth time for Jackson and fourth time for Crawford to lead the team.
  • D.J. Stephens led Memphis with 9 rebounds, the 13th time Stephens has led the Tigers this season.
  • Joe Jackson led the Tigers with seven assists, the 19th time he has led the team this season.
  • Tarik Black led Memphis with four steals, the fourth time he has led the Tigers this season.
  • Adonis Thomas, Shaq Goodwin and D.J. Stephens each recorded one block to lead Memphis.

Game Notes

  • The Tigers clinched their sixth outright Conference USA regular season title setting a new C-USA record.
  • Josh Pastner recorded his 100th win as head coach at Memphis.
  • Joe Jackson (19 points), Chris Crawford (19 points) and Adonis Thomas (12 points) each recorded double-figures scoring. Memphis is 15-4 this season when at least three players score in double-figures.
  • Joe Jackson (19 points) notched his 23rd double-figure scoring game this season, Jackson has 58 double-digit scoring games for his career donning the Blue and Gray.



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