Memphis vs. Marshall: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Memphis vs. Marshall: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(22) Memphis 71
(22-3, 7-2 away)
Marshall 59
(11-15, 11-5 home)
Venue: Cam Henderson Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Memphis 43 28 71
Marshall 26 33 59
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Memphis A Thomas 23 A Thomas 10 C Crawford 5
Marshall D Kane 16 D Tinnon 13 D Kane 5

No. 22 Memphis got a road win against Marshall 71-59 in conference play on Saturday, Feb. 16. The game was never close, with Memphis leading 43-26 at the half. With a record of 2-0, the Tigers remain unbeaten against Marshall this season. Adonis Thomas secured a double-double in the Tigers win with a career-high 23 points and 10 rebounds. Geron Johnson had 11 points and added five assists. Dennis Tinnon registered a double-double for the Thundering Herd on 15 points and 13 rebounds. The Tigers are on a five-game win streak. Next up for Memphis (22-3, 11-0 C-USA) is Houston (14-9, 4-7 C-USA) on Wednesday, Feb. 20 on their home court.

Memphis Game Notes

  • Memphis started 22-3 during the 2008 and 2006 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Marshall extended the Memphis winning streak to 16 games.
  • Memphis beat the spread by two points. That makes the 10th time this season the Tigers have beaten the spread.
  • The Tigers have won every game this season (11-0) after recording 41 or more rebounds.
  • Memphis has won every game this season (10-0) after committing 14 or fewer turnovers.
  • Memphis has won every game this season (11-0) when opponents record 59 or fewer total points.
  • Memphis has won every game this season (12-0) after holding an opponent to under 38.2 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Memphis has won 94 percent of the time (17-1) when Joe Jackson has 12 points or more, 100 percent of the time (7-0) when Geron Johnson plays 30 minutes or more, and 91 percent of the time (10-1) when D.J. Stephens has eight rebounds or more.
  • The Tigers have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past six games.
  • Adonis Thomas recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 17.
  • Adonis Thomas accounted for 32.3 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Adonis Thomas and D.J. Stephens) accounted for 43.9 percent of the rebounds.
  • Adonis Thomas has led the team in scoring five times and in rebounding 4 times in 25 games this season.
  • This marks the first 20-point game of Adonis Thomas's career.
  • Adonis Thomas has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Adonis Thomas recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.
  • Adonis Thomas had career highs with 23 points, nine field goals made, and 10 rebounds.
  • Geron Johnson has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for D.J. Stephens.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Tarik Black.

Marshall Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Elijah Pittman and DeAndre Kane) accounted for 54.2 percent of the points.
  • Dennis Tinnon accounted for 35.1 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Elijah Pittman has led the team in scoring 10 times in 26 games this season.
  • Dennis Tinnon has led the team in rebounding 15 times in 26 games this season.
  • Elijah Pittman has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Dennis Tinnon recorded the 31st double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Dennis Tinnon recorded a double-double. It was his seventh this season and 19th of his career.
MEM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Adonis Thomas3523100012
B+Geron Johnson301125302
B+Ferrakohn Hall18841011
BD.J. Stephens23280310
BChris Crawford27465202
BTarik Black17531010
B-Joe Jackson301222103
C+Shaq Goodwin13411111
-Damien Wilson7210002
MARSH PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADennis Tinnon3215132103
ADeAndre Kane371675007
B+Elijah Pittman341661013
BRobert Goff18441201
C-Nigel Spikes27130120
D+D.D. Scarver26500102
-Tamron Manning8200103
FDeVince Boykins18010001

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