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

Murray State suffered a heartbreaking loss against Jacksonville State 65-64 in conference play on Saturday, January 26th. Ed Daniel secured a double-double in a losing effort with 10 points and 17 rebounds. Isaiah Canaan had a game-high 20 points and added four rebounds. For the Gamecocks, Tarvin Gaines finished with 13 points and eight rebounds. Murray State (15-5, 6-2 OVC) takes on Austin Peay (5-17, 1-7 OVC) on Saturday, February 2nd on their home court.

Murray State Game Notes

  • The last time Murray State started the season 15-5 was 2005.
  • The Racers have been unlucky 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Murray State has lost 19 close games.
  • The Racers have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 5 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 in 17 out of 20 games this season.
  • Ed Daniel has led the team in rebounding in 17 out of 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.

Jacksonville State Game Notes

  • 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 6 times in 21 games this season.
  • Tarvin Gaines has led the team in rebounding 6 times in 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 set career highs with 3 three-pointers and a 100% three-point percentage.
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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