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, Texas-El Paso was edged by No. 25 Memphis 56-54 in conference play. The Miners stay winless versus AP-Ranked teams at 0-3 for the season. Julian Washburn got a game-high 19 points and two rebounds for the Miners. John Bohannon had three points and added seven assists (5 Reb 3 Blk). Adonis Thomas finished with 11 points and nine rebounds for the Tigers. The next game will be on Saturday, Mar. 9 when Texas-El Paso (16-13, 9-6 C-USA) goes to Southern Methodist (14-15, 4-10 C-USA).

Texas-El Paso Game Notes

  • UTEP beat the spread by one points. That makes the 14th time this season the Miners have beaten the spread.
  • The Miners have been unlucky seven times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Texas-El Paso is 28-26 in close games.
  • Prior to this game, UTEP played 13 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 1-12.
  • Texas-El Paso has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-7) after recording 54 or fewer total points.
  • The Miners have lost 83 percent of the time this season (2-10) after having a field goal percentage of 42.2 percent or worse.
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 38.5 percent or better this season, Texas-El Paso has lost 90 percent of the time (1-9).
  • When the opposition records 15 or more assists this season, Texas-El Paso has lost 80 percent of the time (1-4).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 42.3 percent or better this season, Texas-El Paso has lost 75 percent of the time (3-9).
  • Texas-El Paso has been outshot by their opponents in three-point percentage for the past five games.
  • This is the 16th game at home this season--UTEP has a 9.9 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • 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 in eight out of 29 games this season.
  • Cedrick Lang has led the team in rebounding in eight out of 29 games this season.
  • John Bohannon had a career high with seven assists.

Memphis Game Notes

  • 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 five times in 30 games this season.
  • Geron Johnson has led the team in rebounding four times in 30 games this season.
  • Geron Johnson recorded the first double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Tarik Black set 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.
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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