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2011

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Friday, Nov. 11 • 8 pm CT FedExForum • Memphis, Tenn.

By The Numbers...

3047

• Points scored by UofM coaching staff in their college careers; 13th-highest total among NCAA Division I staffs

11/11

• Tigers are playing on Nov. 11 for only fourth time in school history; the only regular-season Nov. 11 game was in 2004-05

8th

• Josh Pastner is the eighthyoungest head coach in NCAA Division 1 hoops in 2011-12

8

• Number of players on Tigers’ roster from city of Memphis; most players from the Bluff City since 1995-96 (9 players)

Media Relations Info Contact ......................Lamar Chance Office ..........................901-678-2349 Cell..............................901-734-9949 Home ..........................901-465-4247 Email .........lchance1@memphis.edu Mailing/Overnight Address ............ 203 Athletic Office Building 570 Normal St. Memphis, TN 38152

WHAT THE TIGERS DID A YEAR AGO • Memphis finished 2011-12 with a 25-10 overall record and a 10-6 Conference USA mark (4th place). • The Tigers won the 2011 Conference USA

Schedule-Results (0-0, 0-0 C-USA) N ovem ber 2 11 15 21 22 23 28

LEMOYNE-OWEN COLLEGE#..................119-67, W CHRISTIAN BROTHERS#! ....................................8 PM BELMONT^ (ESPN) ........................................11 AM vs. Michigan^ (ESPN2) ..................................2 pm vs. Duke/Tennessee^ (ESPN/2) ...................... TBA TBD^ (ESPN/2/U) .......................................... TBA JACKSON STATE (SPORTSOUTH).........................7 PM

3 6 11 17 19 22 29 31

AUSTIN PEAY (CSS) .................................... 7:30 PM at Miami, Fla. (ESPN2)...................................8 pm MURRAY STATE (CSS).......................................5 PM at Louisville% (CBS Sports)...........................3 pm LIPSCOMB (CSS) ...............................................6 PM at Georgetown (ESPN2)..................................6 pm ROBERT MORRIS (CSS) ....................................6 PM CHARLOTTE (CSS) ............................................8 PM

4 7 11 14 18 21 25 28

TENNESSEE (FSN)..............................................7 PM at UAB* (CBSSN) ..........................................8 pm SOUTHERN MISS* (CSS) ...................................6 PM at Houston* (CBSSN) .....................................8 pm at UCF* (CBSSN) ...........................................7 pm SMU* (SPORTSOUTH).....................................12 PM RICE* (SPORTSOUTH) ........................................7 PM MARSHALL* (CSS)............................................8 PM

1 4 8 11 15 18 22 25 28

at Southern Miss* (CBSSN) ...........................7 pm XAVIER (FSN)..................................................12 PM at East Carolina* (CSS)...................................6 pm UAB* (CSS) .....................................................7 PM at Tulane* (SportSouth) .................................. TBA UTEP* (FSN) ................................................12 PM EAST CAROLINA* (CBSSN) .............................7 PM at Marshall* (FSN) ..........................................3 pm UCF* (CSS) .....................................................8 PM

D ec em ber

J anuar y

Febr uar y

M ar c h 3 7-10

at Tulsa* (CBS Sports) .................................. 11 am Conference USA Tournament (Memphis, Tenn./FedExForum) Home games in bold SMALL CAPS *C-USA Game !doubleheader with women’s team #Exhibition ^EA Sports Maui Invitational %Basketball Hall of Fame Shootout

Probable Starters/Top Reserves vs. Christian Brothers Memphis Starters

Christian Brothers vs. Memphis

SETTING THE SCENE • Memphis hosts Christian Brothers Friday, Nov. 11 in the Tigers’ second exhibition contest of the 2011-12 season. Game time is 8 p.m. (CT) at FedExForum. The Tigers’ game follows the women’s squad season opener versus Saint Louis, which is slated for a 5 p.m. (CT) tip. • The Tigers are ranked in both preseason national polls, coming in No. 11 in the Associated Press poll and No. 9 in the ESPN/USA Today coaches poll. • Memphis defeated LeMoyne-Owen College 119-67 in its first exhibition game Nov. 2. • Memphis returns all five starters and 10 letterwinners from last year’s squad. • Christian Brothers enters Friday’s exhibition after a 76-54 exhibition contest loss at Arkansas Nov. 8. • The Buccaneers return three starters and 12 letterwinners from last year’s squad.

No. 10 11 1 4 5 2 3

Name Tarik Black Wesley Witherspoon Joe Jackson Charles Carmouche Will Barton

Pos F F/G G G G

Antonio Barton Chris Crawford

G G

Yr Ht/Wt So. 6-8/252 Sr. 6-9/207 So. 6-0/175 Sr. 6-3/185 So. 6-6/175 — Reserves — So. 6-2/165 So. 6-4/205

PPG* RPG* 9.1 5.0 9.0 4.3 9.9 3.1apg 7.4 3.3 12.3 4.9 8.2 6.6

2.5 3.3apg

Hometown Memphis, Tenn. Atlanta, Ga. Memphis, Tenn. New Orleans, La. Baltimore, Md. Baltimore, Md. Memphis, Tenn.

*stats are from 2010-11 season; starters and reserves based on previous exhibition game

CBU Starters

Exhibition #2

Television: None Radio: WREC 600 AM (Dave Woloshin, play-by-play; Matt Dillon, color analyst; Forrest Goodman, studio host) Web: Game to be streamed live on Memphis athletics web site at gotigersgo.com via All-Access (must register to view game)

2012

Memphis Tigers Basketball

No. 4 40 11 12 31

Name Zack Warner Michael Drake Harry Green Cory McArthy Scott Dennis

Pos F F G G G

22 13

Trey Casey Daniel Wulker

G F

#stats are from the 2010-11 season

Yr Ht Sr. 6-10/215 Jr. 6-6/210 So. 6-1/175 So. 6-2/175 Sr. 6-6/190 — Reserves — Fr. 6-3/200 Sr. 6-6/215

PPG# RPG# 14.4 5.2 7.7 3.8 9.9 3.1 6.4 1.5 16.1 11.6 — 2.2

— 1.8

Hometown St. Louis, Mo. Little Rock, Ark. Memphis, Tenn. St. Louis, Mo. Cincinnati, Ohio Cincinnati, Ohio Cincinnati

Exhibition #2 • Memphis vs. Christian Brothers • Page 2 National Polls 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.

Associated Press (Preseason) North Carolina (62).....................0-0 Kentucky .....................................0-0 Ohio State (1) ..............................0-0 Connecticut (2) ...........................0-0 Syracuse ......................................0-0 Duke ............................................0-0 Vanderbilt ....................................0-0 Florida .........................................0-0 Louisville.....................................0-0 Pittsburgh ....................................0-0 Memphis ....................................0-0 Baylor .........................................0-0 Kansas.........................................0-0 Xavier ..........................................0-0 Wisconsin....................................0-0 Arizona........................................0-0 UCLA ..........................................0-0 Michigan .....................................0-0 Alabama ......................................0-0 Texas A&M .................................0-0 Cincinnati ....................................0-0 Marquette ....................................0-0 Gonzaga ......................................0-0 California ....................................0-0 Missouri ......................................0-0 ARV: #36 Belmont, #43 Miami, Fla. #46 Marshall ESPN/USA Today Coaches (Preseason) North Carolina (30).....................0-0 Kentucky (1) ...............................0-0 Ohio State ...................................0-0 Connecticut .................................0-0 Syracuse ......................................0-0 Duke ............................................0-0 Vanderbilt ....................................0-0 Louisville.....................................0-0 Memphis ....................................0-0 Florida .........................................0-0 Pittsburgh ....................................0-0 Baylor .........................................0-0 Kansas.........................................0-0 Wisconsin....................................0-0 Xavier ..........................................0-0 Arizona........................................0-0 Alabama ......................................0-0 Michigan .....................................0-0 Texas A&M .................................0-0 UCLA ..........................................0-0 Marquette ....................................0-0 Cincinnati ....................................0-0 Gonzaga ......................................0-0 California ....................................0-0 Missouri ......................................0-0 ARV: None

Memphis/Christian Brothers Statistical Comparison

Memphis/Christian Brothers Series Information Overall series ......................... Memphis leads 1-0 Gms played in Memphis...... Memphis leads 1-0 Last regular season meeting.........Nov. 28, 2001 UofM 86, CBU 54 The Pyramid/Memphis Last meeting (exhibition)................Nov. 9, 2010 UofM 75, CBU 49 FedExForum/Memphis (last year’s boxscore on page 3)

Statistic Record RPI Sagarin Scoring Offense Scoring Defense Scoring Margin Free Throw Percentage Field Goal Percentage Field Goal Pct. Defense 3-Point Field Goal Pct. 3-Point FG Pct. Defense Rebounding Offense Rebounding Defense Rebounding Margin Blocked Shots Assists Steals

Recent Exhibition Results Versus Christian Brothers 2010-11 Exhibition ............ Memphis 75, CBU 49 2009-10 Exhibition ............ Memphis 66, CBU 45 2008-09 Exhibition ............ Memphis 83, CBU 52 2007-08 Exhibition ............ Memphis 90, CBU 35 2006-07 Exhibition ............ Memphis 78, CBU 47 2005-06 Exhibition ............ Memphis 98, CBU 53 2004-05 Exhibition ............ Memphis 81, CBU 70

U of M* 25-10 — — 72.1 68.3 +3.8 .680 .451 .417 .329 .330 35.6 34.8 +0.8 5.2 14.6 8.5

CBU* 17-11 — — 60.8 56.7 +4.1 .737 .423 .423 .320 .303 31.1 29.5 +1.6 3.1 12.7 5.9

* stats are from 2010-11

Tournament title with a thrilling 67-66 win over UTEP on the Miners’ homecourt. • Joe Jackson was named the C-USA Tournament MVP. • With the C-USA Tournament title, Memphis earned the league’s automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament, where the No. 12 seed Tigers dropped a narrow 77-75 decision to No. 5 seed Arizona in the second round. WHAT THE BUCS DID A YEAR AGO • Christian Brothers posted a 17-11 overall record and a 5-9 Gulf South Conference mark in 201011. • The Buccaneers did not qualify for the 2011 Gulf South Conference Tournament. SCOUTING THE BUCCANEERS • Christian Brothers returns three starters and 12

letterwinners from last year’s squad that went 17-11 overall and 5-9 in the Gulf South Conference (GSC). The Buccaneers were 15-4 before the injury bug derailed their season. Christian Brothers returns the 2010-11 GSC Freshman of the Year in Harry Green. The nowsophomore guard averaged 9.9 points and 3.1 boards a year ago. The Bucs also return Scott Dennis, who averaged a double-double last season with 16.1 ppg and 11.6 rpg. Head coach Mike Nienaber is in his 14th season at Christian Brothers. He has a 202-136 record at the school.

P o l l Tra cki n g Th e Ti g e rs Following Memphis In The Polls D-12

D-19

D-26

J-2

J-23 J-30 F-6 F-13 F-20 F-27 AP Coaches PS — preseason ranking; PT — post-tournament ranking

M-5

M-12

PT

AP Coaches

PS 11 9

N-14

N-21

N-28

D-5

J-9

J-16

Tigers Record With Starters

Record Games

Starters

*Tigers opponents/possible opponents in italics

2011-12 • Memphis • Tigers • Basketball

Exhibition #2 • Memphis vs. Christian Brothers • Page 3 2011-12 Memphis Numerical Roster No.

Name

Pos

Ht

Wt

Yr

Hometown/High School/Last School

0

Ferrakohn Hall***

F

6-8

224

Jr.

1 2

Joe Jackson Antonio Barton

G G

6-1 6-2

164 170

So. So.

3 4

Chris Crawford Charles Carmouche

G G

6-4 6-3

212 183

So. Sr.

5

Will Barton

G

6-6

175

So.

Memphis, Tenn./White Station HS/ Seton Hall University Memphis, Tenn./White Station HS Baltimore, Md./Lake Clifton HS/ Notre Dame Prep Memphis, Tenn./Sheffield HS New Orleans, La./McMain HS/ University of New Orleans Baltimore, Md./Lake Clifton HS/ Brewster Academy Memphis, Tenn./Ridgeway HS Atlanta, Ga./Berkmar HS Memphis, Tenn./Christian Brothers HS Yaoundé, Cameroon/The Miller School (Va.) Memphis, Tenn./Mitchell HS Jackson, Tenn./Liberty Tech Killeen, Texas/Herker Heights HS Memphis, Tenn./Germantown HS Chicago, Ill./ Simeon Career Academy/ Univ. of Illinois/John A. Logan College Memphis, Tenn./Melrose HS

10 11 12 14 15 23 30 31 32

Tarik Black Wesley Witherspoon Drew Barham Hippolyte Tsafack Trey Draper Charles Holt D.J. Stephens Preston Laird Stan Simpson

F F/G G/F F G G F/G G F

6-8 6-9 6-7 6-8 5-10 5-10 6-5 6-3 6-10

243 207 195 240 175 165 187 183 232

So. Sr. Jr. r-Fr. So. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr.

35

Adonis Thomas

F/G

6-6

222

Fr.

*** Eligible to play Dec. 15, 2011; mid-season transfer in 2010-11

Pronunciation Guide Drew BARHAM ...............................BAR - um TARIK Black ...................................... tar - ICK Charles CARMOUCHE ............ car - MOOCH FERRAKOHN Hall...............FAIR - uh - CON

LAST EXHIBITION MEETING (2010) Memphis 75, Christian Brothers 49 Nov. 9, 2010

CBU Wetzel Drake Warner, Z. Green Dennis Duckett McArthy Wulker Graham Palmer TEAM Totals

FG-A 2-4 1-8 8-16 2-11 2-11 0-0 0-2 2-3 2-3 1-1

3P-A FT-A RB TP A TO 0-1 0-0 4 4 2 3 0-5 0-0 3 2 4 2 1-5 3-4 4 20 0 1 1-6 0-0 1 5 2 3 0-2 1-1 10 5 5 6 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-2 0-1 1 0 1 0 0-0 0-0 2 4 2 2 2-3 0-0 0 6 0 0 1-1 0-0 0 3 0 0 5 1 20-59 5-25 4-6 30 49 16 18

B S Min 0 1 22 0 0 30 1 12 31 0 2 36 2 2 36 0 0 2 0 0 22 0 1 12 0 0 7 0 0 2

Memphis Coleman Witherspoon Stephens Jackson Carmouche Barton, A. Crawford Barham Tsafack Draper Holt Garcia Kendrick TEAM Totals

FG-A 3-4 3-5 2-6 2-6 2-6 5-9 2-4 2-2 1-1 0-0 0-0 4-8 4-8

B 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

3P-A 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-3 1-2 1-3 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0

FT-A RB TP A TO 2-3 5 8 0 4 2-2 9 8 1 3 0-1 8 4 1 0 5-7 1 9 4 3 0-0 2 4 1 0 1-1 3 12 4 0 0-0 6 5 2 3 0-1 0 6 0 0 1-3 2 3 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0-0 2 8 0 0 0-0 2 8 2 2 3 30-59 4-14 11-18 43 75 15 16

Christian Brothers 18 31 Memphis 30 45 Officials: Petty, Pyatt, Hartness

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49 75

3 8 200 S Min 0 18 1 27 1 18 0 21 5 22 3 25 0 17 0 11 0 8 0 1 0 1 0 16 1 15

4 11 200

Josh PASTNER ..............................PASS - ner D.J. STEPHENS .......................... STEF - fens Damon STOUDAMIRE ...STAH - uh - MIRE HIPPOLYTE TSAFACK ....HIP - po - LEET ....................................................... CHA - fack TIGERS ON VETERANS DAY • Although only an exhibition game, Memphis is playing on Veterans Day for only the fourth time in school history. • Memphis has a 1-0 record when playing a regular-season contest on Veterans Day. • The Tigers defeated Savannah State 102-40 in the 2004-05 season opener, which was played on Veterans Day. That game was the openinground contest of the 2004 Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic. MEMPHIS REPRESENTIN’ • The city of Memphis will be well represented in Friday’s exhibition contest between the Tigers and Buccaneers. • The squads combine to have 12 players from Memphis area on the two rosters. • Christian Brothers has four players — Stephen Duckett, Dominic Fragale, Harry Green and Drew Hildreth — that call the Bluff City home. • On the Tigers’ side, eight players hail from the Memphis area. Drew Barham, Tarik Black, Chris Crawford, Trey Draper, Ferrakohn Hall, Joe Jackson, Preston Laird and Adonis Thomas all are from Memphis. BARHAM TO REDSHIRT • Junior Drew Barham announced Nov. 8 that he will redshirt the 2011-12 season. • The 6-foot-7 guard/forward played in 27 games and made 10 starts a year ago. He averaged 2.0 points and 1.5 boards in 2010-11.

MEMPHIS MEDIA RELATIONS Office Address

Office Phone Fax

203 Athletic Office Bldg. 570 Normal St. Memphis, TN 38152 901-678-2337 901-678-4134

STAFF Jennifer Rodrigues, Asst. AD/MRD................. jmpowers@memphis.edu Lamar Chance, Asst. MRD/MBB Contact ..... lchance1@memphis.edu Tammy DeGroff, Asst. MRD/WBB Contact ... tdegroff@memphis.edu Brandon Kolditz, Asst. MRD ........................... wkolditz@memphis.edu Allison Schatell, Asst. MRD ............................ allison.schatell@memphis.edu Mark Taylor, Asst. MRD .................................. mark.taylor@memphis.edu Martha Woods, Secretary ................................. mwoods@memphis.edu Preston McClellan, Intern ................................ pmcclln@memphis.edu Bryan McEldowney, Intern .............................. b.mceldowney@memphis.edu Jennifer Rothlisberger, Intern j.rothlisberger@memphis.edu Adam K. Moussa, Student Assistant ................ akmoussa@memphis.edu

TIGERS ON THE WEB For game notes, rosters, statistics and other information on Memphis Tigers basketball, go to the University of Memphis athletics website at:

www.GoTigersGo.com

TIGERS ON THE RADIO All Memphis basketball games are broadcast on the Tigers’ network flagship station, WREC 600AM. Dave Woloshin calls the playby-play, while Matt Dillon serves as the color analyst. Dillon and Forrest Goodman (in studio) host the pre- and postgame shows. WREC 600AM also broadcasts Josh Pastner’s weekly radio show, which is held at the Lynchburg Legends Bar & Grill located in the East Memphis DoubleTree Inn. Forrest Goodman serves as host of the weekly call-in show. The first Pastner radio weekly call-in show is scheduled for Nov. 29.

JOSH PASTNER TELEVISION SHOW Head coach Josh Pastner’s weekly television coach’s show is televised every Sunday night at 10 p.m. (CT) during the season by FOX 13/WHBQ-TV in Memphis. The show begins in early December. Dave Woloshin and Matt Stark serve as the show’s co-hosts.

2011-12 • Memphis • Tigers

Exhibition #2 • Memphis vs. Christian Brothers • Page 4 ONCE FRIENDS, NOW FOES • Friday’s game has a pair of former teammates that will be facing off against each other for 40 minutes. • Tigers sophomore Joe Jackson and Bucs sophomore Harry Green were teammates at White Station High School and helped lead the Spartans to a state title and two state runner-up finishes. Memphis’ Ferrakohn Hall was also a teammate of Green for two seasons. • Memphis junior Drew Barham and Christian Brothers sophomore Dominic Fragale were teammates at Christian Brothers High School and helped the squad to three-straight state title game appearances. TIGERS, BUCS HAVE WIN STREAKS GOING • Tigers fans may be aware of their team’s stretch of 11-straight winning seasons entering the 2011-12 campaign. Memphis’ season winning streak began with the 2000-01 campaign and is tied for the second-longest streak of its kind in school history. • On the other side, Christian Brothers brings a season winning streak of nine straight into 201112. The Buccaneers’ streak began in 2002-03. OH BROTHER, BROTHER • Both Memphis and Christian Brothers have a set of brothers on each squad’s roster. • The Barton brothers — Antonio and Will — are both sophomores and will wear the Blue and Gray in 2011-12. • For the visitors, brothers Zack and Syd Warner will suit up for the Buccaneers. Zack is a redshirt senior, while Syd is a redshirt sophomore.

BLUFF CITY VERSUS QUEEN CITY • When Memphis and Christian Brothers face off Friday, it won’t just be a battle for city of Memphis pride. The game is also a battle between the Bluff City and Cincinnati, also known as the Queen City. • The Tigers have eight players on the roster representing the city of Memphis. • On the other bench, Christian Brothers has three players from Cincinnati. The three Buccaneers from the Queen City are Trey Casey, Scott Dennis and Daniel Wulker. HOME SWEET HOME • The Tigers have eight players on their 2011-12 roster that call Memphis home. Drew Barham, Tarik Black, Chris Crawford, Trey Draper, Ferrakohn Hall, Joe Jackson, Preston Laird and Adonis Thomas all are from the Bluff City. • The 2011-12 Tigers have the most players from the city of Memphis on its roster since 1995-96 when there were nine players that called the Bluff City home. • Since 1981-82 (30 seasons ago), this year’s eight players from the city of Memphis are tied for the seventh-most on a Tigers roster and the following shows that: Year # of Players 1994-95 11 1993-94 10 1991-92 10 1985-86 10 1995-96 9 1984-85 9

Year # of Players 2011-12 8 1992-93 8 1990-91 8 1988-89 8 1987-88 8 1986-87 8

TIGERS’ NBA TIES • The Memphis staff has several NBA ties and the following lists those: Position at Memphis NBA Tie Jack Murphy/Asst. ...............Advance Scout Denver Nuggets (2006-09) Damon Stoudamire/Asst. ....Player 13 seasons (1995-2008) .........................................Asst. Coach Memphis Grizzlies (2009-11) Luke Walton/Asst. ...............Player Los Angeles Lakers 8 seasons (2003-11) 2 NBA titles 4 NBA Finals Eric Sebastian/Dir. of Ops...Dir. of Media Relations Denver Nuggets (1994-2009) Brad Anderson/Athletic.......Asst. Athletic Trainer Trainer Portland Trail Blazers (1997-99) Frank Matrisciano/...............Trained several NBA Life Changer players, including 2010-11 Rookie of the Year Blake Griffin MEMPHIS HAS ONE OF TOP-SCORING COACHING STAFFS IN NATION • In research compiled by Tennessee SID Tom Satkowiak, Memphis has the 13th highest scoring staffs in the country. • For this list, the staffs only include the head coach and assistant coaches and their scoring

FedExForum

The Home of The Tigers The 2011-12 season marks the eighth for the Tigers in their home arena, FedExForum, which officially opened in September, 2004. Located just a few feet off Beale Street on historic Highway 61, FedExForum rises to extend the heart of the Memphis entertainment district. Memphis plays all of its 2011-12 home contests in the 18,400seat arena, which serves as the host for the 2012 Conference USA Tournaments (men/women). FedExForum was also the host site for the 2005-09 Conference USA Tournaments, 2009 NCAA Men’s South Regional and 2010 NCAA Women’s South Regional. At 135 feet high, FedExForum provides a new backdrop for historic Beale Street. The 805,850 square-feet arena, covering 13.8 acres, features five levels as well as state-of-the-art locker rooms and facilities for sports teams, as well as an exceptional dining and entertainment experiences for its patrons.

Capacity: 18,400 Open House: Sept. 6, 2004 First Event: Usher concert, Sept. 17, 2004 First Memphis Tiger event: Midnight Madness, Oct. 15, 2004 First Memphis exhibition game: vs. Christian Brothers, Nov. 6, 2004 (81-70, W) First Memphis regular season game: vs. Savannah State, Coaches vs. Cancer, Nov. 11, 2004 (102-40, W) Memphis record in FedExForum: 127-15 (.894 winning percentage)

2011-12 • Memphis • Tigers • Basketball

Exhibition #2 • Memphis vs. Christian Brothers • Page 5 totals at the NCAA Division I level. • The following is a top-30 list: Team Staff Total Pts Team Staff Total Pts 1. Tennessee 5,381 16. Georgetown 2,705 2. Auburn 4,373 17. Detroit 2,681 3. Valparaiso 4,146 18. UALR 2,668 4. Kansas 3,834 19. Navy 2,612 5. Duke 3,805 20. Florida 2,585 6. Princeton 3,804 21. JMU 2,338 7. Loyola-Chicago 3,756 22. N. Iowa 2,310 8. East Carolina 3,712 23. Tenn. St. 2,280 9. Missouri St. 3,646 24. Kennesaw St.2,249 10. Oklahoma St. 3,367 25. Penn 2,227 11. Stanford 3,331 26. Creighton 2,187 12. Colgate 3,304 27. S. Carolina 2,181 13. Memphis 3,047 28. Kentucky 2,040 14. Tulsa 3,004 29. NW State 2,033 15. SMU 2,913 30. Manhattan 1,915 * italics denotes opponents/possible opponents in 2011-12

• The following is the breakdown of the Memphis staff’s career scoring numbers: Name/Position Josh Pastner/Head Coach Damon Stoudamire/Asst. Coach Luke Walton/Asst. Coach Total

Total Pts 19 1,849 1,179 3,047

PASTNER EIGHTH-YOUNGEST HEAD COACH IN NCAA DIVISION 1 HOOPS • Although younger head coaches are hired around the country year after year, Memphis’ Josh Pastner remains among the youngest head coaches (8th) in NCAA Division I hoops, and the following shows that: Youngest NCAA Division I Head Coaches For 2011-12 Season Coach, School Age Andy Toole, Robert Morris 31 Jason Capel, Appalachian State 31 Brian Wardle, UW-Green Bay 32 Archie Miller, Dayton 33 Tony Jasick, IPFW 33 Matt Langel, Colgate 33 Jason James, UT Martin 34 Josh Pastner, Memphis 34

Birthdate Sept. 11, 1980 Jan. 15, 1980 Oct. 10, 1979 Oct. 30, 1978 Apr. 17, 1978 Nov. 21, 1977 Oct. 10, 1977 Sept. 26, 1977

Steve Masiello, Manhattan Bobby Washington, Grambling John Gallagher, Hartford Michael White, Louisiana Tech

34 34 34 34

Sept. 2, 1977 June 1, 1977 May 27, 1977 Mar. 2, 1977

MEMPHIS RANKED IN PRESEASON POLLS • The Tigers find themselves in both national preseason polls this year, checking in at No. 11 in the Associated Press poll and No. 9 in the ESPN/USA Today coaches poll. • It is the seventh time in the last eight seasons Memphis has been ranked in the preseason. • The No. 11 Associated Press poll preseason ranking is the second-highest since the turn of century (2000-01). The only Tigers team ranked higher in the Associated Press preseason poll was the 2007-08 squad (No. 3). • In its history, Memphis has been ranked a total of 19 times in the preseason polls. and the following shows that: Year 2011-12 2010-11 2008-09 2007-08 2006-07 2005-06 2004-05 2001-02 1995-96 1992-93

Rank #11 #19 #13 #3 #13 #12 #24 #12 #12 #8

Year 1989-90 1985-86 1984-85 1983-84 1982-83 1975-76 1974-75 1973-74 1972-73

Rank #24 #14 #5 #5 #6 #19 #15 #20 #11

TIGERS PICKED TO WIN C-USA, EARN NCAA TOURNEY BID • In most preseason publications, Memphis is the favorite to win the 2011-12 Conference USA regular season crown. The Sporting News, Lindy’s, Athlon Sports and CBSSports.com all pick the Tigers to finish first in the C-USA regular season standings. • Athlon Sports picked the Tigers to advance to the NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen. • CBSSports.com’s Jerry Palm picked Memphis as the No. 2 seed in the South Region of the 2012 NCAA Tournament. The Tigers would open play against the No. 15 seed Hampton in Nashville. • Lindy’s ranked Memphis No. 13 in its preseason magazine.

2012 Tigers Hoops Signee Damien Wilson 6-6/190 Mableton, Ga./Oak Hill Academy Wilson, who is finishing his senior year at Oak Hill Academy, is rated the No. 63 overall prospect in the Class of 2012 by ESPNU. Originally from the Atlanta area, Wilson was a member of the Atlanta Celtics AAU team, which has produced talent such as current NBA stars Josh Smith and Dwight Howard. A lefty that likes to slash in the lane to get his buckets, Wilson led his Oak Hill team last December with 20 points in an 80-59 win over Mel-

rose, which featured current Tiger Adonis Thomas. Oak Hill finished the season with a 31-4 record while Wilson, a former Mableton (Ga.) Pebblebrook High standout, averaged 12 points per game. Wilson is rated as the No. 18 shooting guard and No. 90 overall prospect by Yahoo! and Rivals Sports. Scout ranks him as a four-star prospect and the nation’s No. 21 overall small forward. Max Preps ranks him as the No. 1 prospect in the state of Virginia and the No. 23 overall recruit.

JOSH PASTNER Head Coach

49-20 Record 3rd Year in 2011-12 • A Kingwood, Texas, native, Pastner was hired as the University of Memphis’ 17th head coach on Apr. 7, 2009. • Pastner has a record of 4920 at Memphis in his two seasons, the most victories by a Tigers head coach in that span of time. • Last year, Pastner guided Memphis to a 25-10 overall record and a 10-6 Conference USA mark. The Tigers won the 2011 C-USA Tournament title and earned an NCAA Tournament berth. • In his first year as head coach in 2009-10, Pastner’s Tigers posted a 24-10 overall and a 13-3 C-USA mark. Memphis earned a National Invitation Tournament (NIT) berth and advanced to the second round. • Pastner served as an assistant coach for the Tigers in the 2008-09 season. • Prior to joining the Memphis basketball family, Pastner spent 12 years of his college basketball life at Arizona as a player, staff member and assistant coach. • While in Tucson, Pastner was a member of Wildcats squads that made 12-straight NCAA Tournament appearances and posted a 290-103 record (1997-2008). • Pastner was a player on the 1996-97 Arizona team that won the NCAA title.

Pastner Year-By-Year Record Season Team/Position 2011-12 Memphis/HC 2010-11 Memphis/HC 2009-10 Memphis/HC 2008-09 Memphis/Asst. 2007-08 Arizona/Asst. 2006-07 Arizona/Asst. 2005-06 Arizona/Asst. 2004-05 Arizona/Asst. 2003-04 Arizona/Asst. 2002-03 Arizona/Asst. 2001-02 Arizona/Video* 2000-01 Arizona/Asst.# 1999-2000Arizona/Player 1998-99 Arizona/Player 1997-98 Arizona/Player 1996-97 Arizona/Player Memphis Totals

W-L — 25-10 24-10 33-4 19-15 20-11 20-13 30-7 20-10 28-4 24-10 25-6 27-7 22-6 30-5 25-9 82-24

Arizona Totals 290-103 (Staff/Player)

Total

Notes — (T)/NCAA 2nd NIT 2nd (R/T)/Sweet 16 NCAA 1st NCAA 1st NCAA 2nd (R)/Elite Eight NCAA 1st (R)/Elite Eight (T)/Sweet 16 NCAA Title Gm (R)/NCAA 2nd NCAA 1st (R)/Elite Eight NCAA Champ 3 conf. titles/ 2 NCAA/ 1 Sweet 16/ 1 NIT 5 conf. titles/ 12 NCAA/ 6 Sweet 16/ 5 Elite Eight/ 2 Final Four/ 2 NCAA title games/ 1 NCAA title

372-127

(R) — denotes conf. regular season title (T) — denotes conf. tournament title *also served as recruiting coordinator; # undergraduate assistant coach

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Exhibition #2 • Memphis vs. Christian Brothers • Page 6 • Blue Ribbon College Yearbook ranked the Tigers No. 12 in its preseason poll. • SI.com ranked the Tigers No. 18 in its preseason power rankings. WILL BARTON, JACKSON NAMED TO WOODEN AWARD WATCH LIST • Will Barton and Joe Jackson both were named to the 2011-12 John R. Wooden Award preseason watch list, The Los Angeles Athletic Club Wooden Award Committee announced on Oct. 3. • The Wooden Award has been given annually to college basketball’s Player of the Year since 1976. WILL BARTON, JACKSON NAMED TO NAISMITH TROPHY WATCH LIST • Will Barton and Joe Jackson both were named to the 2011-12 Naismith Trophy preseason watch list, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced on Nov. 7. • The Naismith Trophy has been given annually to college basketball’s Player of the Year since 1969. THOMAS SELECTED TO TISDALE WATCH LIST • Adonis Thomas was named to the 2011-12 the 2011-12 Wayman Tisdale Award preseason watch list, the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) announced Oct. 20. • The Tisdale Award is given annually to college basketball’s Freshman of the Year. • Thomas was one of 12 freshmen from across the nation to be named to the Tisdale Award watch list. • In 2009, Memphis’ Tyreke Evans was selected the USBWA National Freshman of the Year. THREE TIGERS NAMED TO PRESEASON ALL-C-USA TEAMS • Three Tigers were named to the 2011-12 preseason All-Conference USA teams, as voted on by the league’s head coaches. • Will Barton was a preseason All-C-USA first team pick, while Tarik Black and Joe Jackson were selected to the All-C-USA second team. • In 2010-11, Barton was a preseason All-C-USA second team pick as a freshman.

Tarik Black C-USA’s Best Shot Blocker, Antonio Barton the league’s Best Under Pressure, Adonis Thomas C-USA’s Top Freshman and Top NBA Prospect and head coach Josh Pastner the conference’s Best Recruiter and Best Interview. Memphis was rated the league’s Best Homecourt Advantage. According to CBSSports.com, Memphis has four of college basketball’s 100 players on its rosters. The website lists Will Barton at No. 31, Adonis Thomas at No. 37, Tarik Black at No. 41 and Joe Jackson at No. 60. CBSSports.com also lists Adonis Thomas as the No. 7 freshman in the nation and named him to its preseason Freshman All-America second team. CBSSports.com lists Joe Jackson among its top-15 point guards in the nation (No. 11), Will Barton among its top-15 wing men (No. 14) and Tarik Black among its top-20 big men (No. 16). In its C-USA preview online, CBSSports.com picked Tarik Black and Will Barton to its AllC-USA first team and Adonis Thomas and Joe Jackson to its second team. Black was named C-USA Player of the Year and Break-Through Player, while Thomas was selected the C-USA Newcomer of the Year. On SI.com, Adonis Thomas was named one of the top 16 impact freshmen for 2011-12. Thomas was ranked the No. 11 freshman on the SI.com list.

WHAT WE DID THIS PAST SUMMER • The Tigers were busy during the summer of 2011. • Joe Jackson played with USA Basketball’s U19 squad that participated in the FIBA World Championships in Latvia in late June/early July. He averaged just over 11 ppg in helping lead Team USA to a fifth-place finish at the Championships. • Will Barton participated in the Chris Paul Elite Guard Camp in early June. • Drew Barham played with an Athletes In Action squad that toured East Asia in June. • Preston Laird was one of two Memphis student-athletes to attend in the NCAA Career in Sports Forum in mid-June.

“What A Difference A Year Makes” By The Numbers Last year, the Tigers had one of the most inexperienced teams in college basketball, and the numbers entering the season revealed that. Well, a year later, the tune has changed with the numbers showing Memphis returning a lot of experience in 2011-12.

2011-12 Numbers

557:

Total number of games played at

NCAA Division I level

235:

Total number of games started at

NCAA Division I level

97.9:

Percentage of assists returning

from 2010-11

95.6:

Percentage of steals returning

from 2010-11

89.0:

Percentage of minutes played re-

turning from 2010-11

88.3:

Percentage of points scored re-

turning from 2010-11

85.5:

Percentage of rebounds return-

ing from 2010-11

80.9:

Percentage of blocked shots re-

turning from 2010-11

2010-11 Numbers

254:

Total number of games played at

NCAA Division I level

91:

Total number of games started at

NCAA Division I level

65.9:

Percentage of blocked shots re-

turning from 2009-10 MORE PRESEASON HONORS FOR TIGERS • In Lindy’s hoops magazine, three Tigers were named to its All-Conference USA teams. Joe Jackson was selected to the first team, Will Barton the second team and Tarik Black the third team. • In The Sporting News college basketball preview, Will Barton and Tarik Black were named to the All-Conference USA Team. • Also in The Sporting News, Chris Crawford was selected Conference USA’s Best Passer,

41.8: Percentage of rebounds returning from 2009-10

33.7:

Percentage of points scored re-

turning from 2009-10

28.3:

Percentage of steals returning

from 2009-10

15.8:

Percentage of assists returning

from 2009-10

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2010-11 Statistics Overall Games

25-10 (17-2 Home • 5-6 Away • 3-2 Neutral) Player GP-GS Will Barton 35-25 Joe Jackson 35-27 Tarik Black 35-24 Wesley Witherspoon 23-11 Antonio Barton 35-12 Charles Carmouche 32-28 Will Coleman 35-15 Chris Crawford 35-19 Angel Garcia 8-0 D.J. Stephens 32-4 Drew Barham 27-10 Hippolyte Tsafack 3-0 Charles Holt 4-0 Trey Draper 3-0 Preston Laird 2-0 TEAM Total 35 Opponents 35 Score By Periods Memphis Opponents

Min-Avg 1070-30.6 765-21.9 792-22.6 526-22.9 861-24.6 791-24.7 671-19.2 920-26.3 104-13.0 358-11.2 190-7.0 16-5.3 5-1.3 4-1.3 2-1.0 707570751st 1246 1135

— Total — — 3-Point — — Rebounds — FG-A Pct FG-A Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot Avg 167-390 .428 39-147 .265 58-83 .699 49-124 173 4.9 110-255 .431 19-61 .311 106-146 .726 27-47 74 2.1 122-231 .528 0-0 .000 74-126 .587 96-80 176 5.0 61-125 .488 14-35 .400 72-93 .774 31-67 98 4.3 94-203 .463 42-95 .442 57-84 .679 13-75 88 2.5 73-182 .401 34-87 .391 57-84 .679 18-86 104 3.3 99-157 .631 0-0 .000 48-82 .585 45-112 157 4.5 82-249 .329 44-147 .299 23-31 .742 16-91 107 3.1 13-37 .351 5-16 .313 18-21 .857 8-16 24 3.0 50-78 .641 1-2 .500 11-20 .550 37-47 84 2.6 18-61 .295 11-45 .244 7-10 .700 19-21 40 1.5 1-2 .500 0-0 .000 1-2 .500 0-1 1 0.3 1-1 1.000 1-1 1.000 0-0 .000 0-1 1 0.3 0-3 .000 0-3 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 0 0.0 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 0 0.0 62-57 119 3.4 891-1974 .451 210-639 .329 532-782 .680 421-825 1246 35.6 828-1988 .417 205-622 .330 531-778 .683 445-772 1217 34.8 2nd 1243 1234

OT 35 23

— —

Total 2524 2392

Deadball Rebounds Memphis Opponents

PF-FO 80-0 77-2 113-8 59-0 58-2 94-4 81-3 59-1 12-0 39-0 34-0 2-0 0-0 1-0 1-0 2 712-20 671-22 Off 124 113

Ast TO Blk Stl 99 89 17 54 109 115 5 35 12 47 56 27 23 41 9 25 60 45 6 25 54 42 9 40 10 38 32 11 117 74 15 55 1 6 3 2 14 15 26 16 13 13 4 7 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 512 535 183 297 450 520 142 259 Def 23 17

— —

Pts-Avg 431-12.3 345-9.9 318-9.1 208-9.0 287-8.2 237-7.4 246-7.0 231-6.6 49-6.1 112-3.5 54-2.0 3-1.0 3-0.8 0-0.0 0-0.0 2524-72.1 2392-68.3 Total 147 130

Conference USA Games 10-6 (7-1 Home • 3-5 Away)/4th place

Player GP-GS Min-Avg Will Barton 16-12 486-30.4 Tarik Black 16-13 435-27.2 Joe Jackson 16-12 301-18.8 Wesley Witherspoon 7-0 142-20.3 Antonio Barton 16-6 411-25.7 Will Coleman 16-6 292-18.3 Charles Carmouche 15-13 400-26.7 Chris Crawford 16-7 448-28.0 D.J. Stephens 16-2 188-11.8 Drew Barham 14-9 122-8.7 TEAM Total 163225Opponents 163225-

— Total — — 3-Point — FG-A Pct FG-A Pct 78-170 .459 19-65 .292 72-133 .541 0-0 .000 43-91 .473 6-20 .300 18-36 .500 1-6 .167 41-94 .436 15-44 .341 42-68 .618 0-0 .000 28-88 .318 13-40 .325 30-111 .270 10-58 .172 24-37 .649 0-0 .000 10-32 .313 6-23 .261 386-860 359-871

Score By Periods 1st 2nd Memphis 511 524 Opponents 496 553 Bold indicates players returning in 2011-12

.449 .412 OT 8 5

FT-FTA 22-36 45-68 36-58 16-24 21-32 19-31 23-34 12-15 5-9 2-4

70-256 .273 201-311 88-279 .315 248-373

— —

Total 1043 1054

— Rebounds — Pct Off-Def Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl .611 17-59 76 4.8 35-0 41 45 10 22 .662 51-48 99 6.2 51-3 1 24 36 12 .621 5-22 27 1.7 42-2 37 51 1 16 .667 9-17 26 3.7 15-0 2 14 2 6 .656 6-31 37 2.3 30-2 28 18 4 10 .613 16-50 66 4.1 40-2 3 18 6 5 .676 13-46 59 3.9 42-2 30 17 4 13 .800 6-37 43 2.7 28-0 55 38 9 24 .556 19-20 39 2.4 24-0 6 12 15 9 .500 13-9 22 1.6 18-0 7 7 3 3 22-31 53 3.3 14 .646 177-370 547 34.2 326-11 210 248 90 120 .665 197-348 545 34.1 279-8 195 220 60 117

Deadball Rebounds Memphis Opponents

Off 51 59

Def 11 8

— —

Pts-Avg 197-12.3 189-11.8 128-8.0 53-7.6 118-7.4 103-6.4 92-6.1 82-5.1 53-3.3 28-2.0 1043-65.2 1054-65.9 Total 62 67

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2010-11 Results RECORD SUMMARY

OVERALL

HOME

AWAY

25-10 10-6 15-4

17-2 7-1 10-1

5-6 3-5 2-1

All Games Conference USA Games Nonconference Games

DATE

OPPONENT

SCORE

11/12/10 11/15/10 11/17/10 11/21/10 11/23/10

&CENTENARY MIAMI, FLA. &NORTHWESTERN STATE &vs. LSU &TENNESSEE MARTIN

W, 104-40 W, 72-68 W, 94-79 W, 70-61 W, 102-80

HIGH SCORER

12/01/10 12/04/10 12/07/10 12/16/10 12/20/10 12/23/10 12/30/10 01/02/11 01/05/11 01/08/11 01/12/11 01/15/11 01/19/11 01/22/11 01/26/11 01/29/11

ARKANSAS STATE WESTERN KENTUCKY #vs. Kansas AUSTIN PEAY TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI GEORGETOWN LIPSCOMB TENNESSEE STATE at Tennessee *EAST CAROLINA *at SMU *MARSHALL *at Southern Miss *at UAB *UCF *at Marshall

(17) ANTONIO BARTON (17) JOE JACKSON (24) WESLEY WITHERSPOON (20) Wesley Witherspoon (20) WILL BARTON (20) WILL COLEMAN W, 78-71 (OT) (20) WILL BARTON W, 77-61 (15) JOE JACKSON L, 68-81 (16) Will Barton W, 70-68 (OT) (18) CHRIS CRAWFORD W, 68-63 (23) JOE JACKSON L, 69-86 (18) WILL BARTON W, 88-70 (28) WESLEY WITHERSPOON W, 91-86 (24) ANTONIO BARTON L, 84-104 (17) Will Coleman W, 61-58 (12) TARIK BLACK L, 58-64 (15) Joe Jackson W, 77-61 (19) WILL COLEMAN W, 76-75 (15) Will Barton W, 76-73 (ot) (17) Will Barton W, 77-61 (17) WILL BARTON L, 70-85 (20) Will Barton

02/02/11 02/05/11

*TULSA ^at Gonzaga

L, 65-68 W, 62-58

(16) JOE JACKSON (17) Antonio Barton

02/09/11 02/12/11 02/16/11 02/19/11 02/22/11 02/26/11 03/02/11 03/05/11 03/10/11

*at UCF *SOUTHERN MISS *UAB *at Rice *HOUSTON *at UTEP *at East Carolina *TULANE %vs. Southern Miss

W, 63-62 W, 67-61 W, 62-58 L, 52-67 W, 69-58 L, 47-74 L, 57-68 W, 66-61 W, 66-63

(15) Will Barton (17) TARIK BLACK (17) WILL BARTON (14) Antonio Barton (16) TARIK BLACK (10) Will Barton (15) Antonio Barton (24) TARIK BLACK (15) Joe Jackson

03/11/11

%vs. East Carolina

W, 76-56

(24) Joe Jackson

03/12/11 03/18/11

%at UTEP $vs. Arizona

W, 67-66 L, 75-77

(17) Joe Jackson (17) Antonio Barton

* = Conference USA Game # = Jimmy V Classic (New York, N.Y.) % = Conference USA Tournament (El Paso, Texas) HOME GAMES IN BOLD SMALL CAPS

ATTENDANCE SUMMARY Home Away Neutral Total

NETURAL 3-2 0-0 3-2

HIGH REBOUNDER

ATT.

(9) DREW BARHAM (5) WESLEY WITHERSPOON (12) WESLEY WITHERSPOON (9) Tarik Black (9) ANGEL GARCIA

17792 17873 16215 7941 15909

RECORD 1-0 2-0 3-0 4-0 5-0

(6) WILL BARTON (11) D.J. STEPHENS (7) Will Barton (7) CHARLES CARMOUCHE (9) WILL COLEMAN (7) WILL BARTON (14) WESLEY WITHERSPOON (8) WILL BARTON (9) Will Coleman (7) TARIK BLACK (6) Will Barton (11) WILL COLEMAN (8) Tarik Black (8) Will Barton (7) DREW BARHAM (5) Tarik Black (5) Charles Carmouche (10) WILL COLEMAN (7) Will Barton (7) Tarik Black (7) Will Coleman (7) Will Barton (9) TARIK BLACK (7) TARIK BLACK (7) D.J. Stephens (8) CHARLES CARMOUCHE (7) Tarik Black (8) Will Barton (11) TARIK BLACK (6) Will Barton (6) Wesley Witherspoon (5) Antonio Barton (5) Charles Carmouche (10) Tarik Black (11) Will Coleman

16342 17171 19391 16347 16187 17842 17368 15831 18664 16058 2509 15877 5864 9119 17086 7614

6-0 7-0 7-1 8-1 9-1 9-2 10-2 11-2 11-3 12-3, 1-0 12-4, 1-1 13-4, 2-1 14-4, 3-1 15-4, 4-1 16-4, 5-1 16-5, 5-2

15953 10778

16-6, 5-3 17-6

7076 18104 16818 2324 16550 11334 5856 17278 7085

18-6, 6-3 19-6, 7-3 20-6, 8-3 20-7, 8-4 21-7, 9-4 21-8, 9-5 21-9, 9-6 22-9, 10-6 23-9

9496

24-9

11769 12631

25-9 25-10

& = Global Sports Challenge (Memphis, Tenn./Tupelo, Miss.) ^ = Ronald McDonald House Classic (Spokane, Wash.) $ = NCAA Tournament West Region Second Round (Tulsa, Okla.)

GAMES 19 11 5 35

TOTALS 318,601 92,907 56,544 468,052

AVG/GAME 16,768 8,446 11,309 13,373

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