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Bucs set for Senior Day home finale against Gardner-Webb
Friday, February 10, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 10, 2006) -- Following a historic night thanks to Tim Smith (Newport News, Va.) and his record-setting performance against Campbell Thursday, the ETSU men's basketball team returns to action for its home regular season finale Saturday inside Memorial Center against Gardner-Webb. Game time is set for 4 p.m., with Senior Day ceremonies scheduled prior to the tip.
Smith, who now stands at 2,215 points for his career, bested the program's previous all-time mark of 2,204 set by former Buc great Greg Dennis, with a free throw late in the second half of the Campbell game. In a closely contested game, Smith scored 10 points in the final three minutes to ice the decision.
The Bucs (15-8, 12-4) still hold a 1/2-game lead over the rest of the A-Sun, but faces a daunted schedule to end the year, playing GWU at home and then going on the road for games at FAU, Lipscomb and Belmont.
For more on Saturday's game, click on the game notes located above.