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

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Memphis vs. UTEP: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(25) Memphis 56
(26-4, 9-3 away)
UTEP 54
(16-13, 13-4 home)
Venue: Don Haskins Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, March 05, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Memphis 22 34 56
UTEP 22 32 54
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Memphis C Crawford 15 G Johnson 10 G Johnson 7
UTEP J Washburn 19 C Lang 7 J Bohannon 7

On Tuesday, Mar. 5, No. 25 Memphis took on Texas-El Paso and edged the Miners 56-54 in C-USA play. The Tigers got the win with 11 points and nine rebounds from Adonis Thomas. Geron Johnson had four points and added 10 rebounds (7 Ast 3 Stl). Julian Washburn finished with a game-high 19 points and two rebounds for the Miners. Memphis (26-4, 15-0 C-USA) gets UAB (15-14, 7-7 C-USA) at home on Saturday, Mar. 9.

Memphis Game Notes

  • The Tigers have won five close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Memphis is 32-14 in close games.
  • The Tigers have won every game this season (17-0) after recording 38 or more rebounds.
  • Memphis has won 86 percent of the time this season (12-2) when its three-point percentage has been 38.5 percent or better.
  • Memphis has won every game this season (8-0) when opponents record 54 or fewer total points.
  • Memphis has won every game this season (5-0) after holding an opponent to under 18.8 percent three-point percentage.
  • This season Memphis has won 88 percent of the time (15-2) when Adonis Thomas has 11 points or more, 100 percent of the time (6-0) when Joe Jackson plays 37 minutes or more, and 100 percent of the time (4-0) when Chris Crawford has six field goals made or more.
  • The Tigers have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past 11 games.
  • Memphis has been outshot by their opponents in free throw percentage for the past four games.
  • The top two scorers (Chris Crawford and Adonis Thomas) accounted for 46.4 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Geron Johnson and Adonis Thomas) accounted for 50.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Chris Crawford has led the team in scoring in five out of 30 games this season.
  • Geron Johnson has led the team in rebounding in four out of 30 games this season.
  • Geron Johnson recorded the first double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Tarik Black had a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
  • Chris Crawford has five straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Shaq Goodwin.

Texas-El Paso Game Notes

  • The Miners have lost seven times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Texas-El Paso is 28-26 in close games.
  • Julian Washburn accounted for 35.1 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Cedrick Lang and Jacques Streeter) accounted for 52.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Julian Washburn has led the team in scoring eight times in 29 games this season.
  • Cedrick Lang has led the team in rebounding eight times in 29 games this season.
  • John Bohannon set a career high with seven assists.
MEM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAdonis Thomas361191101
AGeron Johnson384107304
B+Chris Crawford231502211
BD.J. Stephens8530000
C+Joe Jackson37814002
C+Tarik Black28961015
D+Shaq Goodwin18420003
-Damien Wilson8010000
-Ferrakohn Hall4000000
UTEP PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Julian Washburn351920011
BJohn Bohannon30357132
BC.J. Cooper18622100
BCedrick Lang261070001
C+J. Streeter37763205
CChris Washburn12400100
DMcKenzie Moore17220002
DKonner Tucker25310001

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