Men's Basketball Defeats Lynchburg, 65-42

Friday, November 17, 2000

Johnson City, Tenn. -- Led by senior Adrian Meeks 14 points and nine rebounds, the East Tennessee State Buccaneers defeated the Lynchburg College Hornets, 65-42, in both teams season opener, at ETSUs Brooks Gym. Meeks went 7-of-9 from the field and snatched one steal in 25 minutes. Senior D.J. McDuffie was the other Buccaneer to score in double digits with 10. Lynchburgs Luke Ensor paced the visitors with 13 points on 4-of-12 shooting, including 2-of-2 from behind the arc. The Bucs opened the game on fire, jumping out to 13-2 lead. Lynchburg fought back and tied the game 16-16 at 10:08 before ETSU went on a 21-6 run to end the half. Meeks led all scorers with 10 at the break as the Bucs shot 50.0 percent from the floor (15-of-30). ETSU (1-0) increased its advantage to a game-high 25 points (51-26) with a layup by junior Cliff Decoster at 13:49 of the second half. The lead remained around 20 points before the final 23-point decision. The taller home squad dominated in the paint, outscoring Lynchburg 30-4 inside. Aside from Meeks game-high nine boards, senior Renaldo Johnson grabbed eight rebounds. Lynchburg (0-1) shot 29.5 percent from the field in the game. The Bucs return to action at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 19 when they travel to Knoxville to face nationally -ranked Tennessee.
Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
WTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 19 Results
MTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 19 Results
MTEN ETSU 0 Athens, Ga.
Mar 19 Georgia 9
WBB ETSU 58 Final
Mar 19 NC State 73
MTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 20 Results
WTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 20 Results
WTEN ETSU 7 Spartanburg, S.C.
Mar 20 Wofford 0
BB ETSU 0 Macon, Ga.
Mar 20 Mercer 2
WTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 21 Results
MTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 21 Results
MTEN ETSU 6 Greensboro, N.C.
Mar 21 UNC Greensboro 1
BB ETSU 5 Macon, Ga.
Mar 21 Mercer 11
SB ETSU 12 12
Mar 21 Western Carolina 10
WTEN ETSU 6 Cullowhee, N.C.
Mar 21 Western Carolina 1
SB ETSU 5 Cullowhee, N.C.
Mar 21 Western Carolina 7
BB ETSU 10 Macon, Ga.
Mar 21 Mercer 11