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The Neshoba Central (Philadelphia, MS) varsity basketball team won Tuesday's neutral tournament game against Tupelo (MS) by a score of 62-59.

Game Details: Slam Dunk at The Hump (MSU)

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Tupelo281551159
Neshoba Central1421161162
Final score provided by S. Ruffin.
  • Recap
  • Matchup

Game Story

Mississippi High School Basketball - Tupelo edged by Neshoba Central

December 27, 2016: Tupelo, MS 38801

The Tupelo Golden Wave basketball team (Tupelo, MS), was nudged 62-59 in Tuesday's non-league battle with the visiting Neshoba Central Rockets (Philadelphia, MS)

The Rockets now possess a 13-2 record. They put it on the line next when they travel to Ripley for a non-league battle on Friday, December 30. Neshoba Central will confront a Tigers team coming off a 73-49 non-league win over Mooreville (Mooreville, MS). The Tigers record now stands at 10-1.

The Golden Wave (10-1) will now prepare for their battle against Pinson Valley (Pinson, AL). The Indians come into the non-league outing with a 8-9 record. In their last outing, Pinson Valley was tipped by Gadsden City (Gadsden, AL), 70-62, in a non-league outing.

Rankings & Records

Tupelo (16-17)

NationalMSReg.
413117
OverallDistrictHomeAwayNeutralWin %District %PFPA
21-35-08-110-03-2.8751.0001,5261,209

Neshoba Central (16-17)

NationalMSReg.
33081
OverallDistrictHomeAwayNeutralWin %District %PFPA
25-46-110-06-29-2.862.8571,9911,531

Team Scoring Averages

Season AveragesQ1Q2Q3Q4OT1OT2Final
Tupelo14.915.416.617.1--63.6
Neshoba Central18.015.516.416.811.89.068.7

Team Videos

Tupelo (16-17)

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Neshoba Central (16-17)

  • Bobby Anderson with the fast break dunk

Team Stat Comparison

TupeloNeshoba Central
-Points Per Game64.4
-Rebounds Per Game27.3
-Assists Per Game17.8
-Steals Per Game10.8
-Blocks Per Game3.3

Team Leaders

TupeloNeshoba CentralNational Avg.
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Points Per Game#21 T.J. Ben16.64.9
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Rebounds Per Game#21 T.J. Ben6.22.6
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Assists Per Game#3 Chayton York5.41.0
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Steals Per Game#21 T.J. Ben3.00.8
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Blocks Per Game#21 T.J. Ben0.90.3

Common Opponents

SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.
Tupelo2-0Neshoba Central2-0
DateAwayHomeResultDateAwayHomeResult
11/22/16TupeloProvine(W) 56-553/3/17Neshoba CentralProvine(W) 81-68
12/2/16PontotocTupelo(W) 50-4311/26/16Neshoba CentralPontotoc(W) 69-65

Record Breakdown

Tupelo (16-17)

Neshoba Central (16-17)

21-3
Overall
25-4
5-0
League
6-1
14-1
Non-League
9-2
0-1
Head to Head
1-0
2-0
Common Opponent
2-0
8-1
Home
10-0
10-0
Away
6-2
3-2
Neutral
9-2
1-1
Playoff
4-1
21-2
In-State
24-4
0-1
Out-of-State
1-0