Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

March 5, 2013

Recap |  Box Score

No. 25/20 Memphis (26-4, C-USA 15-0) 56, UTEP (16-13, C-USA 9-6) 54
March 5, 2013
Haskins Center (El Paso, Texas)

Series Notes

  • This was the 15th meeting between the two programs.
  • Memphis leads the all-time series 11-4.
  • As Conference USA foes, Memphis leads the series 7-3.
  • Memphis carries a record of 6-2 when playing UTEP in El Paso, Texas.

Career/Season Highs

  • Geron Johnson notched a career/season high with 10 rebounds. Johnson’s previous high was nine coming against UCF (2/13/13).

Game Leaders

  • Chris Crawford led the Tigers with 15 points, the fifth time he has led the team this season.
  • Geron Johnson led Memphis with 10 rebounds, the fourth time he has led the Tigers this season.
  • Geron Johnson led the Tigers with seven assists, the eighth time he has led Memphis this season.
  • Geron Jonson notched three steals to lead Memphis, the 13th time he has led the Tigers this season.
  • Chris Crawford and Tarik Black each recorded one block to lead Memphis.

Game Notes

  • Chris Crawford (15 points) and Adonis Thomas (11 points) each recorded double-figures in scoring. The Tigers are 4-0 this season when at least one player scores in double-digits.
  • Geron Johnson (10 rebounds) recorded the first double-digit rebounding game of his career at Memphis.
  • Chris Crawford (15 points) recorded his fifth double-digit scoring game in a row.
  • The Tigers are 2-0 this season when scoring under 60 points.
  • Adonis Thomas (11 points) and Joe Jackson (8 points) are the only Tigers to record a point in all 30 games played so far during the 2012-13 campaign.



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