Friday, February 22, 2008
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (Feb. 22, 2008) - The ETSU women's basketball team will look to control its half-game lead in the conference standings this weekend as they close out the regular season with a three-game road test. The Lady Bucs begin the road trip with a 1 p.m. tip against
ETSU has a lot success versus the Lady Camels in the short-lived series. The Lady Bucs have never lost in the previous five meetings, which includes a 72-53 win over
Currently, the Lady Bucs hold a slim advantage over
Fans not able to attend the game in Buies Creek can watch all the action live via ASun.TV by clicking the link above. The ETSU faithful can also listen to the Lady Bucs on any of the four Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation radio stations as Don Helman will have the play-by-play.
Below is more information regarding Saturday's match-up:
This weekend will be the last time the
Currently the Lady Camels stand at 10-15, 5-7 in A-Sun play.
ETSU has never lost in the prior five meetings vs. the Lady Camels. The Lady Bucs defeated
More About Monday's Win vs.
The Lady Bucs handed Belmont its worst defeat since joining the A-Sun with the 43-point rout, and the ETSU victory was also its largest win this season ... TaRonda Wiles scored a career-high 21 points on 10-of-15 shooting ... ETSU set a new season mark with its 24 assists (Kami Phillips had six) ... the Lady Bucs poured in a season-high 13 treys and set the third highest field goal percentage (72.2) in program history ... the victory marked the first time the Lady Buccaneers posted a season sweep over Belmont and was head coach Karen Kemp's 39th Atlantic Sun victory.
Youngsters Gettin' Done
The freshmen and sophomore players are averaging 60.6 percent of the Lady Buccaneer scoring and 64.5 percent of the minutes played this season. In total, they have scored 1,159 of the 1,913 points and played in 3,371 of the 5,225 minutes.
For the second straight season ETSU has posted over 100 points in a ball game. On Monday, the Lady Bucs plastered 102 on
A Lady Buccaneer win tomorrow will at least guarantee ETSU the number two seed in the 2008 Atlantic Sun Tournament, hosted by Lipscomb March 5-8. The Lady Bucs currently hold a half-game lead over
A Look Ahead
The Lady Bucs look to avenge their 82-71 loss against Gardner-Webb on Monday night inside Paul Porter Arena. Tip is set for 7 p.m. The loss marked ETSU's lone home conference defeat and it was the most points allowed to an A-Sun foe this season.
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