Memphis vs. Southern Methodist: Recap and Stats

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Memphis vs. Southern Methodist: Recap and Stats
Memphis 60
(19-3, 5-2 away)
Southern Methodist 52
(12-12, 7-5 home)
Venue: Moody Coliseum
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 06, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Memphis 22 38 60
Southern Methodist 17 35 52
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Memphis G Johnson 19 A Thomas 9 J Jackson 3
Southern Methodist N Russell 17 J Jones 15 N Russell 2

On Wednesday, February 6th, Southern Methodist took on Memphis and lost on their home court to the Tigers 60-52 in conference play. Jalen Jones earned a double-double for the Mustangs with 13 points and 15 rebounds. Nick Russell also contributed, scoring a team-high 17 points and adding four rebounds. Geron Johnson got a game-high 19 points for the Tigers, making 5 of 9 from three-point range. Southern Methodist (12-12, 2-7 C-USA) goes to Rice (5-16, 1-7 C-USA) on Saturday, February 9th.

Southern Methodist Game Notes

  • Southern Methodist started 12-12 during the 2005, 2002, and 1998 seasons (since 1996).
  • SMU beat the spread by 1.5 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Mustangs have beaten the spread.
  • Southern Methodist has lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after recording 52 or fewer total points.
  • The Mustangs have lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after having a three-point percentage of 8.3% or worse.
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 35.0% or better this season, Southern Methodist has lost 78% of the time (2-7).
  • SMU set season lows for assists (5) and field goal percentage (0.311).
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--SMU has a 6.7 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Cannen Cunningham recorded a team season high in blocks with 6.
  • Nick Russell tallied a team season high in field goals attempted with 24.
  • Nick Russell accounted for 32.6% of the team's points.
  • Jalen Jones accounted for 37.5% of the team's rebounds.
  • Nick Russell has led the team in scoring in 10 out of 24 games this season.
  • Jalen Jones has led the team in rebounding in 13 out of 24 games this season.
  • Jalen Jones recorded the 8th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jalen Jones has 9 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jalen Jones recorded a double-double. It was the 7th of his career.
  • Cannen Cunningham had a career high with 6 blocks.
  • Nick Russell has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • Ryan Manuel has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Uche Ofoegbu.

Memphis Game Notes

  • Geron Johnson recorded a team season high in three-pointers with 5.
  • Geron Johnson accounted for 31.6% of the team's points.
  • Geron Johnson has led the team in scoring 3 times in 22 games this season.
  • Adonis Thomas has led the team in rebounding 3 times in 22 games this season.
  • Adonis Thomas set a career high with 8 defensive rebounds.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Joe Jackson.
MEM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AGeron Johnson331972115
AAdonis Thomas311491122
B-Antonio Barton14312110
B-Joe Jackson29773003
B-D.J. Stephens27360120
CChris Crawford19811002
CShaq Goodwin24350022
C-Damien Wilson8310001
D+Tarik Black14030000
SMU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jalen Jones4013150110
B+Nick Russell371742001
B+C. Cunningham37671061
C+Ryan Manuel321070308
CShawn Williams39331221
-Uche Ofoegbu7010100
-London Giles4201100
-Brian Bernardi3100000

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