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

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Houston vs. Memphis: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Houston 74
(15-10, 4-6 away)
(21) Memphis 81
(23-3, 16-1 home)
Venue: FedEx Forum
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 20, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Houston 28 46 74
Memphis 35 46 81
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Houston J Young 22 T Thomas 6 T Womack 4
Memphis A Thomas 22 C Crawford 13 C Crawford 9

No. 21 Memphis squared off with Houston on Wednesday, Feb. 20 and defeated the Cougars 81-74 in conference action. Chris Crawford got 11 points and 13 rebounds (9 Ast 3 Blk) for the Tigers, earning a double-double. Adonis Thomas had a team-high 22 points and added eight rebounds. For the Cougars, Joseph Young got a game-high 22 points and three rebounds. Memphis (23-3, 12-0 C-USA) welcomes Southern Miss (20-6, 9-2 C-USA) on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Memphis Game Notes

  • Memphis started 23-3 during the 2008 and 2006 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Houston extended the Memphis winning streak to 17 games.
  • The Tigers have won every game this season (9-0) after recording 81 or more total points.
  • Memphis has won every game this season (5-0) when its field goal percentage has been 53.6 percent or better.
  • Memphis has won every game this season (9-0) when opponents record five or fewer three-pointers.
  • This season Memphis has won 95 percent of the time (18-1) when Joe Jackson has 11 points or more, 100 percent of the time (4-0) when D.J. Stephens plays 31 minutes or more, and 100 percent of the time (6-0) when Chris Crawford has three three-pointers or more.
  • Memphis set a season low for steals (four).
  • The Tigers have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past seven games.
  • This is the 16th game at home this season--Memphis has a 13.6 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Chris Crawford recorded a team season high in defensive rebounds with 13.
  • The top two scorers (Adonis Thomas and Tarik Black) accounted for 45.6 percent of the points.
  • Chris Crawford accounted for 32.5 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Adonis Thomas has led the team in scoring in six out of 26 games this season.
  • This marks the second 20-point game of Adonis Thomas's career.
  • Adonis Thomas has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Adonis Thomas had a career high with six offensive rebounds.
  • Chris Crawford recorded the second double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Chris Crawford recorded a double-double. It was the second of his career.
  • Chris Crawford had career highs with 13 rebounds, 13 defensive rebounds, and nine assists.
  • D.J. Stephens recorded the sixth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • D.J. Stephens recorded a double-double. It was his second this season and third of his career.
  • D.J. Stephens had a career high with six field goals made.

Houston Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Joseph Young and TaShawn Thomas) accounted for 56.7 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (TaShawn Thomas and Mikhail McLean) accounted for 44.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Joseph Young has led the team in scoring 11 times in 25 games this season.
  • TaShawn Thomas has led the team in rebounding 18 times in 25 games this season.
  • This marks the 12th 20-point game of Joseph Young's career.
  • Joseph Young has 18 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 10th 20-point game of TaShawn Thomas's career.
  • TaShawn Thomas has four straight 20+ point games.
UH PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJoseph Young342232101
ATaShawn Thomas272060101
BDanuel House361602002
BTione Womack28314200
C+Mikhail McLean18151000
C+J. Stiggers21631002
CJ.J. Richardson7420001
C-LeRon Barnes8220102
-J.J. Thompson7001100
-V. Izundu7001000
-Brandon Morris5000002
MEM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Chris Crawford3411139031
A+Adonis Thomas362283001
AD.J. Stephens3114101121
B-Joe Jackson301116004
C+Tarik Black231530105
CGeron Johnson26652104
DShaq Goodwin13200112
-Damien Wilson4000000
-Ferrakohn Hall3000001

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