Monthly Archives: February 2013

Feb 26 2013

Memphis was the only Division I school that hadn’t lost a road game this season. The Tigers had won 11 straight on the road overall, the nation’s longest active streak.

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Feb 23 2013

Five Tigers finished in double figures as Memphis (24-3, 13-0 Conference USA) won its 18th straight. D.J. Stephens scored 16 points, and, like Goodwin, was 6 of 7 from the field, while Joe Jackson had 15 points. Adonis Thomas scored 12 for Memphis, which shot 50 percent for the game, including 46 percent from outside […]

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Feb 20 2013

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Adonis Thomas scored 22 points, Chris Crawford had 11 points and a career-high 13 rebounds as No. 21 Memphis beat Houston 81-74 Wednesday night for its 17th straight win. Thomas also had eight rebounds and Crawford finished one assist shy of a triple-double as the Tigers (23-2, 12-0 Conference USA) held on through a final flurry by […]

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Feb 16 2013

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Adonis Thomas’ shooting touch felt good as soon as he entered Marshall’s gym. The Memphis sophomore’s work around the rim was solid, too, and his first career double-double was a big reason behind the Tigers’ 16th straight win. Thomas scored a career-high 23 points and matched a career best with 10 rebounds […]

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Feb 13 2013

Joe Jackson had 21 points and 10 assists, four other Memphis players scored in double figures and the 22nd-ranked Tigers beat Central Florida 93-71 on Wednesday night for their 15th straight victory. Jackson was 10 of 12 from the field, hitting his only 3-pointer. Geron Johnson had 19 points, nine rebounds and eight assists for […]

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Feb 11 2013

Johnson is the second Tiger to earn the accolade this season, as Joe Jackson was selected the C-USA Player of the Week Jan. 7. Shaq Goodwin is a two-recipient of the league’s Freshman of the Week honor (Dec. 10, Jan. 14) this year. Last week, Johnson helped lead Memphis to two C-USA road victories at SMU 60-52 and Southern […]

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Feb 09 2013

Geron Johnson scored 25 points, Chris Crawford added 16 and Memphis beat Southern Miss 89-76 to stay unbeaten in Conference USA. Memphis (20-3, 9-0 C-USA) won its 14th straight game, turning a tight game into a comfortable win during the final minutes. Johnson made 8 of 11 shots from the field and had a terrific […]

Feb 06 2013

Geron Johnson scored 19 points including a 5 for 9 performance from beyond the arc and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Memphis past SMU 60-52 on Wednesday night. Memphis (19-3, 8-0 C-USA) grabbed its 13th straight victory despite shooting a dismal 29.8 percent from the field. The Tigers hit seven 3-pointers and were 25 of […]

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Feb 02 2013

Tiger senior D.J. Stephens had a big Saturday afternoon: four dunks, a three-pointer, four blocks, nine rebounds, and a career-high 15 points. That was in the first half. The Tigers’ surpassing “energy guy” was hardly needed in the second half, as the U of M extended a 17-point lead and finished off its most complete […]

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