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

Memphis got a road win against Southern Methodist 60-52 in C-USA play on Wednesday, February 6th. Geron Johnson paced the Tigers and put up a game-high 19 points, shooting 5 of 9 from three-point range. Adonis Thomas had 14 points and added nine rebounds. Jalen Jones got a double-double for the Mustangs on 13 points and 15 rebounds. Memphis (19-3, 8-0 C-USA) gets Southern Miss (18-5, 7-1 C-USA) on the road on Saturday, February 9th.

Memphis Game Notes

  • Memphis started 19-3 during the 2008 and 2006 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Southern Methodist extended the Memphis winning streak to 13 games.
  • The Tigers have won every game this season (5-0) after recording 7 or more three-pointers.
  • Memphis has won 86% of the time this season (19-3) after committing 15 or fewer turnovers.
  • Memphis has won every game this season (4-0) when opponents record 52 or fewer total points.
  • This season Memphis has won 88% of the time (7-1) when Adonis Thomas has 14 points or more, 100% of the time (6-0) when Geron Johnson has 6 field goals made or more, and 86% of the time (12-2) when D.J. Stephens has 6 rebounds or more.
  • Memphis set season lows for field goals made (14), field goal percentage (0.298), and steals (4).
  • 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 in 3 out of 22 games this season.
  • Adonis Thomas has led the team in rebounding in 3 out of 22 games this season.
  • Adonis Thomas had a career high with 8 defensive rebounds.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Joe Jackson.

Southern Methodist Game Notes

  • 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 10 times in 24 games this season.
  • Jalen Jones has led the team in rebounding 13 times in 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 set 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.
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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