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Memphis Tigers take down UCF 69-59

The Tigers survived the Isaiah Sykes Show in Orlando tonight to earn their fourth straight win and improve to 6-2 in American Athletic Conference play (4-0 on the road). Key to the win were four three-pointers from senior guard Chris Crawford (as a team, Memphis hit seven of 12 from long range). Crawford's last trey of the game (with just under six minutes to play) keyed a 10...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 23 Memphis beats South Florida 80-58

Chris Crawford scored 15 points, converting five of Memphis' season-high 10 3-pointers, and the 23rd-ranked Tigers defeated South Florida 80-58 on Sunday. The Tigers, next-to-last in the American Athletic Conference in 3-point shooting percentage, ended the night at 10 of 22 from outside the arc. Crawford was 5 of 10. Joe Jackson added 14 points and seven assists for Memphis...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA tournament primer: Memphis

Record:30-4, 16-0 C-USA RPI:12 Coach:Josh Pastner, 4th season, three NCAA tournament appearances Last NCAA tournament appearance:Lost to St. Louis in the first round (2012) Notable Wins:Tennessee, Harvard, Southern Miss (twice) Key Player The most dangerous player for the Tigers isnt in the starting lineup. Junior guard Chris Crawford assumed the sixth-man role late in the season...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis needs 2 OT to win C-USA bid

With the best performances of his career, the Conference USA tournament belonged to Chris Crawford. It just took a little longer for him to get heated up in the championship game and lead No. 20 Memphis to its seventh conference title in the past eight years. Crawford scored 20 of his 23 points in the final 13 minutes, including the go-ahead 3-pointer in double overtime, and the...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis survives in 2OT to win C-USA tourney

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Chris Crawford scored 23 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer in double overtime, and No. 20 Memphis beat Southern Miss 91-79 on Saturday to win its seventh Conference USA tournament title in the past eight years. Crawford, the league's Sixth Man of the Year, connected on a 3-pointer from the left wing to put the top-seeded Tigers (30-4) up 78-76 with...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Tulsa-Memphis Preview

With Chris Crawford playing his best basketball of the season, No. 20 Memphis isn't showing many weaknesses in its final run at a Conference USA tournament title. The top-seeded Tigers certainly haven't slipped up very often against Tulsa over the past decade. Red-hot Crawford and Memphis look to take another step toward their seventh tournament title in eight years on...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Crawford's career night lifts Tigers

Chris Crawford set career-highs with 24 points and six 3-pointers, Adonis Thomas scored 17 points and No. 20 Memphis beat Tulane 81-68 Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA tournament. The top-seeded Tigers (28-4) took control by scoring the final 14 points of the first half, with Crawford hitting a pair of 3-pointers and then soaring for a right-handed dunk...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

M. Basketball. Crawford Nets Career-High 23 Points in Memphis' Loss to Southern Miss, 75-72

Chris Crawford scored a career-high 23 points, but was unable to connect on a three-point shot at the buzzer and Southern Miss defeated Memphis, 75-72. Crawford connected on 9-of-15 (60.0 percent) field-goal attempts, including 5-of-7 (71.4 percent) from three-point range.
Via Memphis Tigers Athletics
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

M. Basketball. Crawford Sinks Two Free Throws to Push Memphis Past Southern Miss, 60-58

Chris Crawford knocked down a pair of free throws with 31.7 seconds left to put Memphis (11-5, 2-0 C-USA) ahead, 60-58, and Southern Miss (15-3, 2-1 C-USA) failed to connect on a three-pointer at the buzzer to preserve the victory for the Tigers.
Via Memphis Tigers Athletics
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Crawford turns up defense in Memphis' win over UAB

By John 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...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
January 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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