Memphis vs. Oklahoma State Postgame Notes
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Go Tigers!

Dec. 1, 2013

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No. 21/19 Memphis (5-1) 73, No. 5/8 Oklahoma State (7-1) 68
Nov. 29, 2013
2013 Old Spice Classic Championship Game
HP Field House (Lake Buena Vista, Fla.)

  Memphis vs. Oklahoma State - Series Notes
  • Oklahoma State leads the all-time series over Memphis 4-3.

  • The two teams split two meetings so far this season.

  Memphis vs. Oklahoma State - Team Notes
  • Memphis outscored Oklahoma State 41-26 in the second half to erase a 10-point halftime deficit. Tonight's win marked the second straight come-from-behind win for the Tigers this season.

  • This is the first win over a top-five opponent for Memphis since April 5, 2008, when the Tigers beat No. 3 UCLA 78-63 in the 2008 NCAA Final Four in San Antonio, Texas.Tonight's victory marks the first win for Memphis over a top-five opponent in the regular season since the Tigers defeated No. 5 Georgetown 85-71 on Dec. 22, 2007.

  • Memphis now has a 5-2 record when playing in in-season tournaments in the state of Florida.

  • In its history, Memphis now has a 100-66 record in in-season tournaments.

  • The championship in the 2013 Old Spice Classic is the best performance in an in-season bracketed tournament since Memphis won the 2007 2K Sports College Hoops Classic (defeated Connecticut 81-70 for the title at Madison Square Garden).

  • Since 2000, Memphis has a 12-2 record when playing in the state of Florida.

  • Memphis is now 7-2 when playing in the Orlando area.

  • The Tigers are now 37-18 against members of the Big 12 Conference.

  Memphis vs. Oklahoma State - Player Notes
    • Sophomore Shaq Goodwin just missed posting his second double-double in the last three games. Goodwin led the Tigers in scoring with 17 points and also posted a team-leading eight rebounds. The sophomore forward also finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds in the Nov. 28 victory over Siena.

    • Goodwin also played a career-high 39 minutes in Sunday's contest.

    • Senior Chris Crawford is just 13 points away from the 1,000-point milestone for his career after scoring 16 in tonight's victory. Crawford now has 987 points in his Memphis career.

    • Senior Joe Jackson scored 11 points in tonight's game and now has 1,294 points in his Memphis career. Jackson is in 18th place on the program's all-time scoring list, 11 points behind David Vaughn (1991-1995) for 17th place.

    • Senior Michael Dixon Jr. scored 12 points, posting his fourth double-figure scoring game of the season.

    • Freshman Austin Nichols had his double-figure scoring streak end at three consecutive games after scoring nine points in tonight's contest.

      Up Next for Memphis
    • Memphis takes the midweek off from action, but returns to the court Saturday, Dec. 7 with a 12 p.m. (CT) game vs. Northwestern State at FedExForum.


     

     

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