Murray State vs. Jacksonville State: Recap and Stats

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Murray State vs. Jacksonville State: Recap and Stats
Murray State 64
(15-5, 8-2 away)
Jacksonville State 65
(14-7, 7-3 home)
Venue: Pete Mathews Coliseum
5:30PM ET / 2:30PM PT, January 26, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Murray State 21 43 64
Jacksonville State 30 35 65
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Murray State I Canaan 21 E Daniel 11 I Canaan 4
Jacksonville State T Gaines 14 R Boggs 5 B Williams 4

Jacksonville State escaped Murray State 65-64 in OVC action on Saturday, January 26th. The Gamecocks got the win with 13 points and eight rebounds from Tarvin Gaines. Brian Williams also had a solid game, scoring a team-high 17 points and adding five assists. Ed Daniel registered a double-double for the Racers with 10 points and 17 rebounds. Jacksonville State (14-7, 6-4 OVC) hosts Morehead State (11-11, 5-3 OVC) on Saturday, February 2nd.

Jacksonville State Game Notes

  • JSU beat the spread by 4.0 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Gamecocks have beaten the spread.
  • The Gamecocks have won 5 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Jacksonville State has won 19 close games.
  • The Gamecocks have won 100% of the time this season (8-0) after recording 65 or more total points.
  • Jacksonville State has won 100% of the time this season (8-0) when its three-point percentage has been 35.7% or better.
  • JSU has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) when opponents record 9 or fewer assists.
  • This season Jacksonville State has won 71% of the time (10-4) when Tarvin Gaines has 13 points or more, 73% of the time (11-4) when Ronnie Boggs has 4 field goals made or more, and 86% of the time (6-1) when Nick Cook has 7 rebounds or more.
  • Jacksonville State has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--JSU has a 6.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Brian Williams and Tarvin Gaines) accounted for 46.1% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Tarvin Gaines and Nick Cook) accounted for 42.8% of the rebounds.
  • Brian Williams has led the team in scoring in 6 out of 21 games this season.
  • Tarvin Gaines has led the team in rebounding in 6 out of 21 games this season.
  • Brian Williams has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • Tarvin Gaines has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • Ronnie Boggs has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Ronnie Boggs had career highs with 3 three-pointers and a 100% three-point percentage.

Murray State Game Notes

  • Murray State lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The Racers have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Murray State has lost 19 close games.
  • Isaiah Canaan accounted for 31.2% of the team's points.
  • Ed Daniel accounted for 42.5% of the team's rebounds.
  • Isaiah Canaan has led the team in scoring 17 times in 20 games this season.
  • Ed Daniel has led the team in rebounding 17 times in 20 games this season.
  • This marks the 30th 20-point game of Isaiah Canaan's career.
  • Isaiah Canaan has 20 straight double-digit point games.
  • Ed Daniel recorded the 17th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Ed Daniel has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Ed Daniel recorded a double-double. It was his 12th this season and 13th of his career.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Stacy Wilson.
MURRAY PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AEd Daniel3510171214
AIsaiah Canaan372044102
B+Stacy Wilson331622022
B+Brandon Garrett21641020
BLaTreze Mushatt22670010
C-Jeffrey Moss18320001
D+Dexter Fields29231002
-C.J. Ford3100100
JSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATarvin Gaines391381121
ABrian Williams401735003
B+Ronnie Boggs291322000
BMason Leggett321240001
C+Rinaldo Mafra19640001
C+Rico Sanders17241101
CNick Cook21270014

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