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Dec. 5, 2012

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Memphis (5-2) 84, Ohio (6-2) 58               
December 5, 2012
FedExFourm (Memphis, Tenn.)

Series Notes

  • This was the first meeting between the two programs
  • The Tigers are 12-0 all-time against teams from the Mid-America Conference.

Career/Season High

  • Shaq Goodwin hauled in a career/season high points with 20. Goodwin's previous high of 17-points came against UT Martin (11/29/12).
  • Chris Crawford set a new career high in three-point attempts with seven. His previous high was six coming against North Florida (11/12/12).
  • Geron Johnson notched a career/season high in points with 21. Geron's previous high of 13-points came against UT Martin (11/29/12).
  • Joe Jackson tied a career high in steals with five. Jackson last recorded five steals against UTEP (3/8/12).

Game Leaders

  •  Geron Johnson led the Tigers in scoring with 21-points. This was the first time this season for Johnson to lead the team in scoring.
  • Shaq Goodwin led the team in rebounds (9) and blocks (1); the fourth time this season and the second game-in-row to lead the Tigers in rebounds, and the third time to lead in blocks.
  • Joe Jackson dished out five assists and notched five steals to lead the Tigers, the fifth time he has done so in assists and the third time in steals.

Game Notes

  • This was the third of five first-time opponents Memphis will face during the 2012-2013 campaign. The Tigers are 154-70 all-time against first-time opponents. Since the 2000-01 season, the Tigers carry a winning percentage of 93.1 percent against first-time opponents (27-2).
  • Under head coach Josh Pastner, the Tigers are 31-4 at FedExFourm against non-league opponents
  • Memphis is 4-0 when leading at the half this season.
  • Geron Johnson (20) and Shaq Goodwin (21) were the first Memphis players this season to record 20 or more points in a game.
  • Shaq Goodwin (20) and Geron Johnson (21) each scored 20 points. The last time two Tigers scored 20 points or more in a game came against Marshall (2/25/12) when Joe Jackson scored 21 and Will Barton notched 24.
  • Geron Johnson (21), Shaq Goodwin (20), Antonio Barton (11) and Joe Jackson (10) each recorded double-figures. This was the second game in a row with at least four players in double-digits scoring and the sixth game this season with at least three.  



 

 

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