Mississippi Valley State vs. TCU: Full Game Preview

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Mississippi Valley State vs. TCU: Full Game Preview
Mississippi Valley State
(0-9, 0-7 away)
TCU
(8-4, 6-3 home)
Venue: Daniel-Meyer Coliseum
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, December 30, 2012
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Mississippi Valley State D Usher 17.2 M Smith 6.8 D Tomlin 2.7
TCU K Anderson 12.8 A McKinney 6.6 K Anderson 3.6

TCU has an edge over Mississippi Valley State in two key stats. The Horned Frogs come into this one with an advantage in assists, 11 per game to seven per game. In addition, TCU has the edge in field goal percentage, 44% to 31%.

TCU StatSmack

  • Mississippi Valley State has a better overall winning percentage over the last 10 years (0.443 to 0.439).
  • We make our fans proud. Mississippi Valley State had a better record at home than TCU last season (9-0 vs 14-3).
  • Better not leave your building. Mississippi Valley State had a better record on the road than TCU last season (8-11 vs 3-9).
  • Last year the SWAC had more close games in conference (so the games are more exciting to watch) than in the Big 12.
  • Mississippi Valley State takes less vacation, with more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than TCU (2 vs 0).
  • Itta Bena isn't as congested as Fort Worth (population is significantly lower).
  • The Mississippi Valley State scoring leader (Davon Usher) has more points than the TCU scoring leader (Kyan Anderson).
  • Mississippi Valley State had a better conference record than TCU last season (17-1 vs 7-7).
  • The Mississippi Valley State three-point leader (Davon Usher) has more three-pointers than the TCU three-point leader (Kyan Anderson).
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Mississippi Valley State has a stronger schedule than TCU this season (SOS Rank: #13 vs #293).
MVSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Davon Usher 34 17 5 1 1 0 3
C Matt Smith 26 8 7 0 1 1 2
D+ Darius Tomlin 23 6 3 3 1 0 3
D+ Julius Francis 23 7 5 0 0 0 3
D Darryl Marshall 25 6 2 2 1 0 3
D Blake Ralling 16 3 2 0 1 0 1
D Ervin Thomas 24 2 3 0 1 0 2
D Cameron Dobbs 14 3 1 0 0 0 1
D- Marcus Johnson 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
F Nate Brandt 20 2 2 1 0 0 2
F Montreal Holley 10 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Cortlan Henry 12 1 2 0 0 0 1
F C. Samples 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Arthur Framery 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
TCU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Kyan Anderson 33 13 2 4 2 0 3
C+ Amric Fields 17 7 3 1 0 0 2
C Garlon Green 28 11 5 1 0 0 2
C Adrick McKinney 22 7 7 1 0 0 1
C- Devonta Abron 18 6 5 0 0 1 2
C- Jarvis Ray 26 6 2 1 1 0 2
D+ C. Crossland 21 5 5 1 1 0 1
D+ N. Butler Lind 29 4 2 2 1 1 2
D Clyde Smith III 15 1 2 1 0 0 1
D Chris Zurcher 8 1 0 1 0 0 0
D- C. Hill Jr. 6 1 0 0 0 0 0
D- Thomas Montigel 8 1 1 0 0 0 0
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