Bucs prep for Senior Day Saturday against Mercer
Senior forward Brad Nuckles is just 33 points shy of reaching the 1,000 mark for his career.
Senior forward Brad Nuckles is just 33 points shy of reaching the 1,000 mark for his career.

Friday, February 23, 2007

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2007) -- In their final regular season game before the General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Men's Basketball Championship, the newly crowned A-Sun Champion ETSU Buccaneers will face Mercer on Senior Day beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday inside Memorial Center.

Prior to the game's tipoff, ETSU seniors Brad Nuckles (Council, Va.), Eryk Thomas (Fremont, Calif.) and Nick Tuggle (Memphis) will be honored for their efforts as part of the Buccaneer athletic tradition. Meanwhile, the game will pit the Bucs (21-8 overall, 15-2 A-Sun) against Mercer (13-15, 8-9), a team that has struggled lately, losing five of their last seven to drop below .500 on the season.

By virtue of their championship win Thursday night, the Bucs are guaranteed the No. 1 seed in the tournament, which begins next Thursday inside Memorial Center. ETSU will play the 7 p.m. game that evening against either Campbell or Stetson, depending on the outcomes of Saturday's final day of regular season play.

For more on the Bucs as they enter the game with Mercer, click on the above game notes link. Fans unable to attend the game will be able to watch via the live video streaming service provided by ETSUBucs.com. To access the stream, click on the link above.


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