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Lady Bucs eye road win at Florida Atlantic
Friday, February 03, 2006
BOCA RATON, Fla. (February 3, 2006) - After suffering a tight four-point setback at Mercer last weekend, the Lady Bucs (12-6, 8-3 A-Sun) will look to rebound with a win at conference-leader Florida Atlantic. The Owls, 9-2 in Atlantic Sun play, spoiled ETSU's perfect start to conference play earlier this season, upending the Lady Bucs in Johnson City, on Jan. 12, after ETSU had rallied to a 5-0 A-Sun start. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m., Saturday in FAU Gymnasium.
About the Game ...
Today's matchup has crucial implications for both teams, with FAU vying to sweep the season series and retain its first-place standing in the A-Sun, and ETSU battling to return to the top of the league, after falling out of the number-one position with last weekend's loss at Mercer. ETSU will also be looking revenge after the Owls took out the Lady Bucs, 79-71, on Jan. 12, in
Scouting the Owls ...
Shontavia Williams and Missy Glaser are currently leading the Owls in scoring, netting 14.4, and 10.8 points a game, respectively. Both heated up against ETSU the first time around, with Glaser pouring in a team-high 19 points, closely followed by Williams with 18. The Owls have won four in-a-row, with wins over Lipscomb,
The Series ...
FAU lead the series 1-0 after downing the Lady Bucs, 79-71, on Jan. 12. The loss was the first conference setback of the season for the Lady Bucs, who started the season at 5-0 in A-Sun play.