Southern University vs. Mississippi Valley State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Southern University vs. Mississippi Valley State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Southern University 78
(17-8, 7-8 away)
Mississippi Valley State 74
(4-19, 3-5 home)
Venue: Harrison HPER Complex
8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT, February 11, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Southern University 37 41 78
Mississippi Valley State 24 50 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Southern University D Beltran 19 B Moore 8 B Moore 2
Mississippi Valley State D Usher 25 M Smith 11 E Thomas 2

On Monday, February 11th, Mississippi Valley State got beat at home by Southern University 78-74 in conference play. With the loss, the Delta Devils remain winless against Southern University this season at 0-2. Davon Usher got a game-high 25 points and 10 rebounds for the Delta Devils, earning a double-double. Matt Smith got a double-double as well with 13 points and 11 rebounds. For the Jaguars, Macolm Miller got nine points and four rebounds. Mississippi Valley State (4-19, 4-9 SWAC) goes to Prairie View A&M (10-14, 5-6 SWAC) on Saturday, February 16th.

Mississippi Valley State Game Notes

  • The Delta Devils have been unlucky seven times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Mississippi Valley State is 23-30 in close games.
  • Mississippi Valley State has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-10) after recording 19 or fewer field goals made.
  • The Delta Devils have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-9) after having a field goal percentage of 32.8 percent or worse.
  • Mississippi Valley State has lost 78 percent of the time this season (2-7) after committing 13 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition records 78 or more total points this season, Mississippi Valley State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition commits 10 or fewer turnovers this season, Mississippi Valley State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 44.4 percent or better this season, Mississippi Valley State has lost 93 percent of the time (1-14).
  • The Delta Devils set season highs for free throws made (30) and rebounds (45).
  • The Delta Devils have recorded more three-pointers than their opponents for the past five games.
  • Mississippi Valley State has been outshot by their opponents in field goal percentage for the past seven games.
  • This is the sixth game at home this season--MVSU has a -1.7 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Davon Usher accounted for 33.7 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Matt Smith and Davon Usher) accounted for 46.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Davon Usher has led the team in scoring in 16 out of 23 games this season.
  • Matt Smith has led the team in rebounding in 14 out of 23 games this season.
  • This marks the seventh 20-point game of Davon Usher's career.
  • Davon Usher has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Davon Usher recorded a double-double. It was the third of his career.
  • Matt Smith recorded the fourth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Matt Smith.
  • Matt Smith recorded a double-double. It was the third of his career.

Southern University Game Notes

  • The Jaguars won this one, but have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Southern University is 23-28 in close games.
  • Javan Mitchell recorded a team season high in free throws made with 10 and free throws attempted with 13.
  • Derick Beltran tallied a team season high in free throws attempted with 11.
  • Jameel Grace tallied a team season high in free throws attempted with 11.
  • The top two scorers (Derick Beltran and Javan Mitchell) accounted for 47.4 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Brandon Moore and Javan Mitchell) accounted for 42.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • Derick Beltran has led the team in scoring 13 times in 25 games this season.
  • Brandon Moore has led the team in rebounding 13 times in 25 games this season.
  • Derick Beltran has 11 straight double-digit point games.
  • Brandon Moore set a career high with 12 points.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Javan Mitchell.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Yondarius Johnson.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Cameron Monroe.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Macolm Miller.
SOU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMacolm Miller13941202
AJavan Mitchell301871212
ADerick Beltran361951200
B+Brandon Moore321282022
C+Jameel Grace311411103
CY. Johnson24630000
DCameron Monroe19010000
-C. Hyder9010001
-Madut Bol4020000
MVSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Davon Usher3525102313
AMatt Smith2713111122
BC. Samples201121000
C+Blake Ralling14440001
C+Darryl Marshall19621001
C+Cameron Dobbs7510000
CErvin Thomas22072002
C-Darius Tomlin18610002
DCortlan Henry16200000
DJulius Francis21220002

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