Memphis vs. Southern Miss: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Memphis vs. Southern Miss: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Memphis 89
(20-3, 6-2 away)
Southern Miss 76
(18-6, 9-1 home)
Venue: Reed Green Coliseum
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, February 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Memphis 47 42 89
Southern Miss 39 37 76
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Memphis G Johnson 25 G Johnson 8 G Johnson 7
Southern Miss D Davis 25 J Mills 11 J Brooks 6

Memphis won on the road against Southern Miss 89-76 in conference play on Saturday, February 9th. The Tigers were led by Geron Johnson, who put up a season-high 25 points plus eight rebounds (7 Ast 4 Stl). Chris Crawford had 16 points and added six assists. For the Golden Eagles, Dwayne Davis finished with a team-high 25 points and five rebounds. This makes three wins in a row for the Tigers. Next up for Memphis (20-3, 9-0 C-USA) is UCF (17-6, 7-2 C-USA) on Wednesday, February 13th at home.

Memphis Game Notes

  • Memphis started 20-3 during the 2008 and 2006 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Southern Miss extended the Memphis winning streak to 14 games.
  • Memphis beat the spread by 15 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Tigers have beaten the spread.
  • Memphis has won every game this season (5-0) after committing 11 or fewer turnovers.
  • The Tigers have won 92 percent of the time this season (11-1) after recording seven or more blocks.
  • Memphis has won every game this season (5-0) when opponents record five or fewer steals.
  • This season Memphis has won 82 percent of the time (9-2) when Adonis Thomas has 11 points or more and 100 percent of the time (8-0) when Joe Jackson plays 36 minutes or more.
  • The Tigers set a season high for assists (27).
  • The last time Memphis recorded at least 27 assists was Nov 23, 2010 against Tennessee-Martin.
  • The Tigers have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past four games.
  • The top two scorers (Geron Johnson and Chris Crawford) accounted for 46.0 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Geron Johnson and Adonis Thomas) accounted for 42.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • Geron Johnson has led the team in scoring in four out of 23 games this season.
  • This marks the second 20-point game of Geron Johnson's career.

Southern Miss Game Notes

  • Dwayne Davis accounted for 32.8 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jonathan Mills and Daveon Boardingham) accounted for 44.7 percent of the rebounds.
  • Dwayne Davis has led the team in scoring five times in 24 games this season.
  • Jonathan Mills has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 24 games this season.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Dwayne Davis's career.
  • Dwayne Davis has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Dwayne Davis.
  • Jonathan Mills recorded the 11th double-digit rebound game of his career.
MEM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Geron Johnson392587401
A+Chris Crawford301646211
AD.J. Stephens211131020
AShaq Goodwin20944024
B+Adonis Thomas271142120
BJoe Jackson36906102
B-Tarik Black23830101
-Damien Wilson3001000
USM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADwayne Davis312553212
B+D. Boardingham261461121
BNorville Carey13440110
BJerrold Brooks32616100
BJonathan Mills287113005
B-Rashard McGill17830001
B-Michael Craig13611000
CNeil Watson31625005
-Cedric Jenkins9000011

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