Memphis vs. SMU Postgame Notes (Mar. 8)
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March 8, 2014

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  Memphis vs. SMU - Series Notes

  • With today’s win, Memphis now leads the series 12-4.

  • Memphis and SMU split the season series, with each team winning on its homecourt.

  • Memphis has won eight straight over SMU in games played in Memphis. The Mustangs’ last win in the city of Memphis was in the 1953-54 season, a 66-63 victory on Dec. 14, 1953.

  Memphis vs. SMU - Team Notes
  • Memphis is now 18-2 in its last 20 “Senior Day/Night” games.

  • The Tigers have won nine-straight “Senior Day/Night” games. Memphis’ last loss on “Senior Day/Night” was 2004-05, a 62-60 setback to Cincinnati.

  • Since 2005-06, Memphis has a 16-2 record in “Senior Day/Night” games (its own and opponents’).

  • Under head coach Josh Pastner, Memphis is 46-23 in single-digit outcome games.

  • The Tigers now are 177-20 in games at FedExForum. The 177 wins at FedExForum are the most homecourt victories in the country since 2004-05.

  • Memphis improved to 18-2 in games when the Tigers control the opening tip.

  Memphis vs. SMU - Player Notes
  • Austin Nichols posted his sixth-straight, double-figure scoring game with his 14 points today.

  • Joe Jackson moved up the Memphis career scoring chart with his 18 points vs. SMU Saturday. He remained in the No. 8 spot and now has 1,655 points. Up next for Jackson is Dexter Reed, who is No. 7 with 1,678 career points from 1973-77.

  • Chris Crawford also moved up the Tigers career scoring list with his nine points vs. SMU Saturday. He is now tied with Anthony Rice (2001-05) in the No. 27 spot with his 1,201 career points. Up next for Crawford is Win Wilfong, who is No. 26 with 1,203 career points from 1955-57.

  Up Next for Memphis
  • Memphis returns to action Thursday, Mar. 13 in the American Athletic Conference Tournament at FedExForum. Pairings for the tournament will be announced later Saturday evening.

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