Mississippi State vs. Tennessee: Recap and Stats

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Mississippi State vs. Tennessee: Recap and Stats
Mississippi State 57
(7-9, 1-6 away)
Tennessee 72
(9-7, 8-3 home)
Venue: Thompson-Boling Arena
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, January 19, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Mississippi State 29 28 57
Tennessee 37 35 72
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Mississippi State J Steele 11 G Ware 7 T Bloodman 2
Tennessee J McRae 13 J Stokes 7 T Golden 4

On Saturday, January 19th, Mississippi State was punished by Tennessee 72-57 in conference play. Fred Thomas put up 14 points and four rebounds in the Bulldogs loss. Gavin Ware got six points and added nine rebounds. Jarnell Stokes registered a double-double for the Volunteers with a game-high 18 points and 11 rebounds. Mississippi State (7-9, 2-2 SEC) goes to Arkansas (11-6, 2-2 SEC) on Wednesday, January 23rd.

Mississippi State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 1:19 left to go.
  • The last time MState started the season 7-9 was 1996.
  • The Bulldogs have lost 100% of the time this season (0-7) after having a field goal percentage of 37.5% or worse.
  • Mississippi State has lost 80% of the time this season (1-4) after recording 12 or fewer free throws made.
  • When the opposition records 28 or more field goals made this season, Mississippi State has lost 100% of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 46.7% or better this season, Mississippi State has lost 100% of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 41.2% or better this season, Mississippi State has lost 100% of the time (0-6).
  • MState set a season low for steals.
  • Mississippi State has recorded fewer rebounds than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • The top two scorers (Jalen Steele and Fred Thomas) accounted for 50.8% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Gavin Ware and Colin Borchert) accounted for 43.7% of the rebounds.
  • Jalen Steele has led the team in scoring in 3 out of 16 games this season.
  • Gavin Ware has led the team in rebounding in 11 out of 16 games this season.
  • This was the 6th foul out of the season for Craig Sword.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Gavin Ware.

Tennessee Game Notes

  • Trae Golden recorded a team season high in assists with 9.
  • The top two scorers (Jarnell Stokes and Josh Richardson) accounted for 47.2% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jarnell Stokes and Armani Moore) accounted for 59.4% of the rebounds.
  • Jarnell Stokes has led the team in scoring 5 times and in rebounding 7 times in 16 games this season.
  • Jordan McRae has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jarnell Stokes recorded the 8th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jarnell Stokes recorded a double-double. It was his 4th this season and 6th of his career.
  • Armani Moore recorded the 1st double-digit rebound game of his career.
MState PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Fred Thomas261442000
BGavin Ware19690003
BJalen Steele271510100
B-T. Bloodman33932203
C+Craig Sword261023002
CColin Borchert23053021
D+Roquez Johnson26331002
D-T. Cunningham20020002
TENN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJarnell Stokes2818110021
AArmani Moore254114310
B+Trae Golden261029002
BJosh Richardson291621112
BDerek Reese12920001
B-Jordan McRae331223014
CSkylar McBee27311100
C-Kenny Hall14021000
-Yemi Makenjuola6010000

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