Jacksonville State vs. Eastern Illinois: Recap and Stats

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Jacksonville State vs. Eastern Illinois: Recap and Stats
Jacksonville State 61
(12-5, 7-3 away)
Eastern Illinois 55
(3-15, 3-7 home)
Venue: Lantz Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Jacksonville State 29 32 61
Eastern Illinois 26 29 55
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Jacksonville State D Rackley 14 R Boggs 5 B Williams 3
Eastern Illinois J Piper 10 S Blanford 5 A Akers 4

Jacksonville State won on the road versus Eastern Illinois 61-55 in conference play on Saturday, January 12th. The Gamecocks were led by Brian Williams, who put up 16 points plus seven assists. Tarvin Gaines had a game-high 22 points and added five rebounds. Sherman Blanford finished with a team-high 10 points and seven rebounds for the Panthers. Next up for Jacksonville State (12-5, 4-2 OVC) is Tennessee State (9-7, 4-0 OVC) on Thursday, January 17th on the road.

Jacksonville State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:05 left to go.
  • The last time JSU started the season 12-5 was 1999.
  • JSU beat the spread by 0.5 points. That makes the 6th time this season the Gamecocks have beaten the spread.
  • Jacksonville State has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) when its had a field goal percentage of 47.7% or better.
  • The Gamecocks have won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after recording 6 or more three-pointers.
  • JSU has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) when opponents record 55 or fewer total points.
  • JSU has won 90% of the time this season (9-1) after holding an opponent to under 42.6% field goal percentage.
  • This season Jacksonville State has won 83% of the time (5-1) when Brian Williams has 16 points or more and 83% of the time (10-2) when Nick Cook has 5 rebounds or more.
  • Jacksonville State has recorded fewer rebounds than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • Tarvin Gaines accounted for 36.0% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Ronnie Boggs and Brian Williams) accounted for 42.8% of the rebounds.
  • Tarvin Gaines has led the team in scoring in 5 out of 17 games this season.
  • Ronnie Boggs has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 17 games this season.
  • This marks the 3rd 20-point game of Tarvin Gaines's career.
  • Tarvin Gaines has 3 straight double-digit point games.

Eastern Illinois Game Notes

  • Eastern Illinois lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This loss extended the Panthers losing streak to 11 games.
  • Sherman Blanford has led the team in scoring 6 times and in rebounding 9 times in 18 games this season.
  • Taylor Jones set career highs with a 100% field goal percentage and a 100% three-point percentage.
  • Sherman Blanford has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Sherman Blanford.
JSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Brian Williams401657102
ATarvin Gaines362250104
BRonnie Boggs31673023
C+Rico Sanders18900011
CNick Cook26651103
C-Mason Leggett32212201
DRinaldo Mafra11020001
-Alex Anderson4000100
EIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AS. Blanford241071220
BAustin Akers31935102
B-Cameron Harvey17710100
B-Malcolm Herron18711100
C+Taylor Jones33933104
CJosh Piper32242011
CAlex Austin21631002
C-Morris Woods18421003
-Keenan Anderson4100000

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