Found January 07, 2012 on
Memphis Commercial Appeal:
Chris Crawford put an end to a close one, picking off a UAB inbounds pass with six-tenths of a second left to give Memphis a 62-59 road victory.
BEST OF MAXIM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Late in the game Saturday at Bartow Arena, pride kicked in for University of Memphis sophomore guard Chris Crawford.
By John MartinTigerAuthority.com
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Late in the game Saturday at Bartow Arena, pride kicked in for University of Memphis sophomore guard Chris Crawford.
UAB guard Jordan Swing had hit five three-pointers, and with the Tigers ahead by three with under 10 seconds to go, Crawford was determined not to let him drill a sixth.
Crawford swatted away a last-second Swing...
Down on the UAB sideline tonight, next to Blazers coach Mike Davis, will sit an unoccupied chair in tribute.
Memphis (10-5, 1-0) survived a frenetic final 30 seconds to hang on for the 62-59 win against UAB (5-9, 0-1). Will Barton paced Memphis with his eighth double-double of the season, scoring 16 points and hauling in 10 rebounds.
UTEP women 66, Memphis 60
They streamed into the arena, and stopped at the statue of the old coach, bearing flowers and goodbye cards and memories.