2012–13 Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils basketball team

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2012–13 Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils men's basketball
Mississippi Valley State Athletics logo.png
Conference Southwestern Athletic Conference
2012–13 record 5–23 (5–13 SWAC)
Head coach Chico Potts (1st season)
Assistant coach Marcus Thomas
Assistant coach Richard Cannon
Home arena Harrison HPER Complex
Seasons
2012–13 SWAC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Texas Southern** 16 2   .889     17 14   .548
Southern 15 3   .833     23 10   .697
Arkansas–Pine Bluff* 15 3   .833     16 14   .533
Jackson State 9 9   .500     11 18   .379
Prairie View A&M 8 10   .444     15 19   .441
Alabama State 8 10   .444     10 22   .313
Alcorn State 8 10   .444     10 24   .294
Alabama A&M 6 12   .333     11 20   .355
Mississippi Valley State* 5 13   .278     5 23   .179
Grambling State 0 18   .000     0 28   .000
2013 SWAC Tournament winner
As of March 21, 2013
*Ineligible for postseason play due to APR penalties
**Ineligible for postseason play due to NCAA sanctions; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012–13 Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils basketball team represented Mississippi Valley State University during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Delta Devils, led by first year head coach Chico Potts, played their home games at the Harrison HPER Complex and were members of the Southwestern Athletic Conference. Due to low APR scores, the Delta Devils were ineligible to participate in the post season, including the SWAC Tournament. One year after winning the SWAC and participating in the NCAA Tournament, they finished the season 2012–13 5–23, 5–13 in SWAC play to finish in eighth place.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
0 Davon Usher Guard 6–6 209 Junior South Baltimore, Maryland
1 Matt Smith Guard 6–4 181 Freshman Jackson, Tennessee
2 Jordan Washington Guard 5–10 174 Freshman Memphis, Tennessee
3 Darryl Marshall Guard 5–11 167 Junior Memphis, Tennessee
11 Cameron Dobbs Guard 6–0 173 Freshman Albany, New York
12 Cordarius Samples Guard 6–3 206 Freshman Birmingham, Alabama
13 Cortland Henry Guard 6–2 194 Junior Selma, Alabama
21 Nate Brandt Forward 6–6 189 Sophomore Burlington, Wisconsin
22 Blake Ralling Forward 6–6 211 Sophomore Smyrna, Georgia
24 Arthur Framery Guard 6–3 185 Freshman Paris, France
25 Darius Tomlin Guard 5–10 170 Freshman Jackson, Tennessee
31 Julius Francis Center 6–11 255 Junior Gaithersburg, Maryland
42 Montreal Holley Center 7–0 263 Junior Montgomery, Alabama

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/01/2012*
7:00 PM
Delta State W 62–59 
Harrison HPER Complex 
Itta Bena, MS
11/06/2012*
7:00 PM
Victory W 89–86 
Harrison HPER Complex 
Itta Bena, MS
Regular Season
11/09/2012*
8:00 PM
at Ole Miss L 57–93  0–1
Tad Smith Coliseum (4,992)
Oxford, MS
11/13/2012*
6:00 PM, ESPN3
at No. 24 Cincinnati L 60–102  0–2
Fifth Third Arena (5,617)
Cincinnati, OH
11/15/2012*
7:00 PM
at Northwestern L 68–81  0–3
Welsh-Ryan Arena (5,004)
Evanston, IL
11/24/2012*
7:00 PM, CST/ESPN3
at LSU L 50–75  0–4
Pete Maravich Assembly Center (6,237)
Baton Rouge, LA
12/08/2012*
3:00 PM, ESPN3
at Virginia L 39–67  0–5
John Paul Jones Arena (8,691)
Charlottesville, VA
12/10/2012*
6:00 PM, ESPN3
at Virginia Tech
Las Vegas Classic
L 49–70  0–6
Cassell Coliseum (4,926)
Blacksburg, VA
12/19/2012*
7:00 PM
at Bradley
Las Vegas Classic
L 42–77  0–7
Carver Arena (6,066)
Peoria, IL
12/22/2012*
2:00 PM
vs. Georgia Southern
Las Vegas Classic
L 52–63  0–8
Orleans Arena (N/A)
Paradise, NV
12/23/2012*
2:45 PM
vs. Cal State Bakersfield
Las Vegas Classic
L 64–69  0–9
Orleans Arena (N/A)
Paradise, NV
12/30/2012*
3:00 PM, FSSW
at TCU L 64–67  0–10
Daniel-Meyer Coliseum (3,868)
Ft. Worth, TX
01/02/2013
7:30 PM
at Arkansas–Pine Bluff L 64–79  0–11 (0–1)
K. L. Johnson Complex (1,651)
Pine Bluff, AR
01/06/2013
7:30 PM
Alabama A&M W 79–68  1–11 (1–1)
Harrison HPER Complex (1,076)
Itta Bena, MS
01/08/2013
7:30 PM
Alabama State L 65–69  1–12 (1–2)
Harrison HPER Complex (952)
Itta Bena, MS
01/12/2013
5:00 PM
at Alcorn State L 67–72  1–13 (1–3)
Davey Whitney Complex (1,100)
Lorman, MS
01/14/2013
8:00 PM
at Southern L 54–88  1–14 (1–4)
F. G. Clark Center (1,641)
Baton Rouge, LA
01/19/2013
5:30 PM
Prairie View A&M W 73–64  2–14 (2–4)
Harrison HPER Complex (2,108)
Itta Bena, MS
01/21/2013
7:30 PM
Texas Southern L 48–75  2–15 (2–5)
Harrison HPER Complex (2,019)
Itta Bena, MS
01/26/2013
7:30 PM
at Jackson State L 57–60  2–16 (2–6)
Williams Assembly Center (6,315)
Jackson, MS
01/28/2013
7:30 PM
at Grambling State W 65–50  3–16 (3–6)
Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center (1,234)
Grambling, LA
02/02/2013
5:30 PM
at Alabama A&M L 64–65  3–17 (3–7)
Elmore Gymnasium (728)
Normal, AL
02/04/2013
7:50 PM
at Alabama State L 65–73  3–18 (3–8)
Dunn–Oliver Acadome (3,813)
Montgomery, AL
02/09/2013
5:00 PM
Alcorn State W 80–75  4–18 (4–8)
Harrison HPER Complex (4,120)
Itta Bena, MS
02/11/2013
7:50 PM
Southern L 74–78  4–19 (4–9)
Harrison HPER Complex (3,014)
Itta Bena, MS
02/16/2013
5:20 PM
at Prairie View A&M L 77–80  4–20 (4–10)
William Nicks Building (765)
Prairie View, TX
02/18/2013
8:00 PM
at Texas Southern L 57–73  4–21 (4–11)
Health and Physical Education Arena (650)
Houston, TX
02/23/2013
5:00 PM
Jackson State L 71–90  4–22 (4–12)
Harrison HPER Complex (4,929)
Itta Bena, MS
02/25/2013
7:30 PM
Grambling State W 90–68  5–22 (5–12)
Harrison HPER Complex (1,468)
Itta Bena, MS
02/28/2013
7:30 PM
Arkansas-Pine Bluff L 70–78 OT 5–23 (5–13)
Harrison HPER Complex (2,073)
Itta Bena, MS
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

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