Mississippi Valley State vs. Grambling State: Recap and Stats

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Mississippi Valley State vs. Grambling State: Recap and Stats
Mississippi Valley State 65
(3-16, 1-12 away)
Grambling State 50
(0-18, 0-5 home)
Venue: Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center
8:55PM ET / 5:55PM PT, January 28, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Mississippi Valley State 30 35 65
Grambling State 21 29 50
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Mississippi Valley State M Smith 17 M Smith 7 B Ralling 4
Grambling State B Dorsett 11 B Purvis 6 B Dorsett 2

On a night when they turned the ball over 20 times, Grambling State lost in a blowout to Mississippi Valley State 65-50 in conference play. Steven Danridge put up six points plus two rebounds in the Tigers loss. Brandon Dorsett got 11 points and added two rebounds. For the Delta Devils, Matt Smith finished with a game-high 17 points and seven rebounds. Grambling State (0-18, 0-9 SWAC) gets Southern University (14-7, 8-1 SWAC) on the road on Saturday, February 2nd.

Grambling State Game Notes

  • The Tigers have turned the ball over more than their opponents in the past 18 games.
  • Grambling State has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past 17 games.
  • Bryant Purvis has led the team in rebounding in 6 out of 18 games this season.

Mississippi Valley State Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Matt Smith and Davon Usher) accounted for 47.6% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Matt Smith and Ervin Thomas) accounted for 43.3% of the rebounds.
  • Matt Smith has led the team in scoring 4 times and in rebounding 13 times in 19 games this season.
  • Davon Usher has 3 straight double-digit point games.
MVSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Matt Smith351771210
AC. Samples181230301
ADavon Usher321451201
B+Ervin Thomas31662211
BDarryl Marshall28913301
CBlake Ralling32054003
CCameron Dobbs12310011
-Julius Francis8010000
-Cortlan Henry4401101
GSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BSteven Danridge11620010
BBrandon Dorsett211122001
C+Demetri Wheeler30951003
C+P. Roberson10411011
CB. Turner13430000
CTerry Rose35842105
CCarl Cobbins19251103
C-Bryant Purvis31461004
D+David Copeland16210101
FWill Hornsby11000002
-Roman Higgins3012000

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