Game 4 - Second South Padre Game vs. Mississippi Valley State

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Cougars vs. Mississippi Valley State in South Padre Island Invitational Game

No. 23 BYU will play its second game of the South Padre Island Invitational on Tuesday when it hosts Mississippi Valley State at 7 p.m. The Cougars improved to 3-0 on the season with a 109-60 victory over Chicago State, the opener of the South Padre Island Invitational for both teams. Mississippi Valley State is coming off an 87-52 loss at Saint Mary’s in its South Padre Island opener. D’Angelo Jackson leads the Delta Devils with 10.0 points per game and Jason Holmes contributes 9.0 points and 8.0 boards. Jimmer Fredette continues to lead the Cougars with 25.7 points and 5.0 assists per game. Mississippi Valley State is coached by Sean Woods. Tuesday’s game can be heard live on KSL Newsradio beginning with the pregame show at 6 p.m. MT on 102.7 FM and 1160 AM out of Salt Lake City or via the Internet at KSL.com. The game will be televised live on BYUtv with live video available online at www.BYUtv.org.

Up Next

No. 23 BYU will play South Florida in the South Padre Island Invitational at the South Padre Island Convention Center on Friday, Nov. 26, at 5 p.m. CT. Follow the game live via GameTracker on www.byucougars.com and listen live on the radio beginning with the pregame show at 4 p.m. CT on KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM and 1160 AM out of Salt Lake City or via the Internet at KSL.com. The game will be televised live on Fox College Sports. Texas Tech and Saint Mary’s play at 7:30 p.m. CT on Nov. 26 with the losers of the two games playing at 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 27 and the winners playing at 7 p.m.

Cougar Quick Hits

— No. 23 BYU head coach Dave Rose is 130-40 in his six seasons at BYU and is the program’s all-time leader in winning percentage at .765. From 2006 through last season, he led BYU to four-straight 25-win seasons, four-straight seasons ranked in the top 25 and four-straight trips to the NCAA Tournament.

— The Cougars were ranked in the AP Preseason Poll for the first time since the 1980-81 season.

— BYU welcomes back its starting backcourt of seniors Jimmer Fredette and Jackson Emery. This marks the third-straight season the duo has started for Dave Rose.

Jimmer Fredette has been named to eight preseason All-America teams (AP, ESPN.com, Sporting News, SI.com/Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times, Athlon Sports, Dick Vitale and Blue Ribbon Magazine). Fredette is avareging 25.7 points and 5.0 assists per game this season.

— The brothers Collinsworth, Chris (sophomore) and Kyle (freshman), are making big contributions for the Cougars so far this season. Combined the average 15.0 points, 10.3 boards, 5.0 assists and 3.0 steals.

BYU GAME #4 FAST FACTS

No. 23 BYU (3-0) vs. Mississippi Valley State (0-3)

Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010

Marriott Center

Provo, Utah

7 p.m. MT

Coaches

BYU, Dave Rose (130-40 in sixth season; same overall)

Mississippi Valley State, Sean Woods (16-51 in third season; same overall)

Series

First meeting

TV

BYUtv (Dave McCann, play-by-play; Andy Toolson, game analysis; Jarom Jordan, sideline)

Radio

KSL Newsradio (102.7 FM/1160 AM) and the Cougar Sports Network (Mark Durrant, play-by-play; Mark Russell Larson, game analysis)

Web

Live audio and live stats links are available on the basketball schedule page at www.byucougars.com/basketball_m/

Looking at Mississippi Valley State

2010-11 Record: 0-3, 0-0

Conference: Southwestern Athletic

2009-10 Record: 9-23, 8-10 (7th place in SWAC)

2010 Postseason: None

Highlights:

- As a team Mississippi Valley State averages 58.7 points and 37.0 rebounds and shoots .339 from the field, .345 from three and .754 from the free throw line. Opponents average 76.7 points and shoot .445 from the field and .333 from three.

- Terrance Joyner posted 15 points and four steals at Indiana. He averages 9.3 points and a team-best 2.0 steals per game.

- D’Angelo Jackson had 16 points and five boards at Georgia. He leads the team in scoring (10.0 ppg) and assists (3.0 apg)

- Jason Holmes posted a double-double with 19 points and 11 boards vs. Saint Mary’s. He averages 9.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game.

Coach: Sean Woods (third season at Mississippi Valley State)

Mississippi Valley State’s Last Outing — Mississippi Valley State Falls to Saint Mary’s

MORAGA, Calif. (AP)—Mickey McConnell scored 22 points, and Matthew Dellavedova added 14, leading Saint Mary’s to an 87-52 victory over Mississippi Valley State in the South Padre Island Classic on Sunday.

Rob Jones had 13 points and six rebounds for the Gaels (4-0), while Tim Williams had a team-high nine rebounds.

Jason Holmes led the Delta Devils (0-3) with 19 points and 11 rebounds.

Saint Mary’s shot 46.8 percent from the field and held the Delta Devils to 30.0 percent shooting.

McConnell made 8 of 12 shots from the field and 6 of 9 from 3-point range.

After building a 41-28 halftime lead, the Gaels opened the second half with a 21-4 run, extending their advantage to 62-32 with 10:55 left. McConnell hit two 3s and had 10 points during the spurt, while Jones scored seven and had a three-point play.

Series Notes

Wednesday’s game will be the first meeting between BYU and Mississippi Valley State.

Record Watch

Three-Point Field Goals

1. Jonathan Tavernari (2006-10) 265

2. Mark Bigelow (1998-99, 01-04) 213

3. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) 183

4. Mike Rose (2003-07) 163

5. Lee Cummard (2005-09) 153

6. Jackson Emery (2005-06, 08-present) 143

7. Andy Toolson (1984-85, 87-90) 141

Three-Point Field Goal Attempts

1. Jonathan Tavernari (2006-10) 698

2. Mark Bigelow (1998-99, 01-04) 559

3. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) 463

4. Mike Rose (2003-07) 381

5. Jackson Emery (2005-06, 08-present) 364

T-6. Lee Cummard (2005-09) 355

T-6. Randy Reid (1992-96) 355

8. Nick Sanderson (1991-93) 350

Free Throws

6. Fred Roberts (1978-82) 467

7. Michael Smith (1983-84, 86-89) 431

8. Mark Bigelow (1998-99, 01-04) 414

9. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) 389

10. Kresimir Cosic (1970-73) 381

Free Throw Percentage

1. Tyler Haws (2009-10) .917

2. Michael Smith (1983-84, 86-89) .878

3. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) .872

Assists

4. Marty Haws (1986-90) 502

5. Randy Reid (1992-96) 458

6. Scott Runia (1976-80) 405

7. Lee Cummard (2005-09) 372

8. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) 370

Steals

1. Danny Ainge (1977-81) 195

2. Marty Haws (1986-90) 182

3. Jonathan Tavernari (2006-10) 165

4. Jackson Emery (2005-06, 08-present) 154

5. Scott Sinek (1981-85) 140

6. Nathan Call (1986-88, 90-92) 138

7. Russell Larson (1991-95) 131

8. Lee Cummard (2005-09) 129

9. Matt Montague (1996-97, 99-02) 124

10. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) 123

Points

1. Danny Ainge (1977-81) 2467

2. Michael Smith (1983-84, 86-89) 2319

...

8. Mark Bigelow (1998-99, 01-04) 1715

9. Ken Roberts (1990-91, 93-96) 1652

10. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) 1608

11. Lee Cummard (2005-09) 1569

Wins Played in

1. Jonathan Tavernari (2006-10) 103

2. Lee Cummard (2005-09) 97

3. Russell Larson (1991-95) 94

T-4. Chris Miles (2004-05, 07-10) 90

T-4. Mark Durrant (1989-90, 92-95) 90

T-4. Shane Knight (1991-95) 90

...

Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) 83

Jackson Emery (2005-06, 08-present) 77

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