Morehead State vs. Jacksonville State: Full Game Preview

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Morehead State vs. Jacksonville State: Full Game Preview
Morehead State
(11-12, 3-9 away)
Jacksonville State
(14-7, 7-3 home)
Venue: Pete Mathews Coliseum
5:30PM ET / 2:30PM PT, February 02, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Morehead State M Chavis 11.0 C Posthumus 6.6 D Atkinson 5.4
Jacksonville State T Gaines 14.6 R Boggs 5.8 B Williams 4.1

On Saturday, Morehead State travels to Pete Mathews Coliseum to take on Jacksonville State. It takes place at 5:30 EST. The Eagles are 8-2 against the Gamecocks over the last four years. The last time they met (3/1/2012) they won 68-54.

Jacksonville State and Morehead State are close together in the conference, holding down the 5th and 6th spots, respectively.

In their last match-up on January 31st, Angelo Warner put up 16 points for the Eagles in a loss to Belmont, 93-74. On top of a team-high 1.8 steals per game, he also scores 10.3 points per game. For the Gamecocks, Tarvin Gaines finished with 13 points and 8 rebounds in the 65-64 win over Murray State on January 26th. His 14.6 points per game is the highest mark on the team. From a tempo-free perspective, Jacksonville State is strong in free throw rate at 45.7. This is good enough for 1st in the conference and 6th in the nation.

Jacksonville State StatSmack

  • Morehead State waxed Jacksonville State by 14 points the last time they played (Mar 01, 2012).
  • The Morehead State assist leader (Devon Atkinson) has more assists than the Jacksonville State assist leader (Brian Williams).
  • Morehead State has a more potent offense, scoring more points (71.5 per game vs 65.0 per game) than Jacksonville State this season.
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Morehead State has a stronger schedule than Jacksonville State this season (SOS Rank: #121 vs #247).
  • Morehead State can actually jump, with more rebounds (37.5 per game vs 30.0 per game) than Jacksonville State this season.
  • Angelo Warner is ranked 4th in the Ohio Valley in steals.
  • Morehead State is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Morehead State is 208 lbs compared to 192 lbs for Jacksonville State.
  • The Morehead State rebounding leader (Chad Posthumus) has more rebounds than the Jacksonville State rebounding leader (Ronnie Boggs).
  • Morehead State is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Morehead State is 77.1 inches compared to 75.1 inches for Jacksonville State.
  • Morehead State takes less vacation, with more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than Jacksonville State (2 vs 0).
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Morehead State currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (962 to 889) than Jacksonville State, per the NCAA.
MSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Angelo Warner 25 10 4 2 2 0 2
C Milton Chavis 23 11 4 1 2 0 2
C Chad Posthumus 18 7 7 0 1 1 1
C Devon Atkinson 30 7 2 5 1 0 3
C Drew Kelly 20 8 4 1 1 0 2
C- M. Lewis-Briggs 18 8 5 1 1 0 2
D+ Bakari Turner 18 8 2 1 0 0 1
D+ Kahlil Owens 14 6 5 0 1 1 1
D Jarrett Stokes 16 5 1 1 0 0 1
D Taariq Muhammad 11 1 2 2 1 0 2
D Bruce Reed 11 3 2 1 1 1 1
D Jason Holmes 10 3 2 0 0 1 1
D- J. Stickler 10 2 1 1 0 0 1
F Cordell James 7 2 0 1 0 0 1
F Jordan Percell 7 0 1 0 0 0 1
JSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Tarvin Gaines 31 15 5 1 1 1 1
B Ronnie Boggs 34 11 6 2 2 1 2
B- Brian Williams 35 12 2 4 1 0 2
C+ Darion Rackley 30 14 2 2 2 0 3
C Nick Cook 26 5 5 2 1 2 2
D+ Rico Sanders 11 4 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Mason Leggett 20 3 2 1 1 0 1
D+ Rinaldo Mafra 14 3 3 0 0 0 1
D Chris Deanes 9 2 1 1 0 0 1
D Alex Anderson 7 1 0 1 0 0 1
D Mike Louder 5 2 1 0 0 0 0
D Giovanni Smith 7 1 0 0 0 0 0
D Gus Klaus 2 1 1 0 0 0 1
D- Rod McReynolds 2 1 0 1 0 0 1
D- Darrius Moore 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
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