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Lady Bucs resumes WNIT action Friday night
Thursday, November 15, 2007
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Nov. 15, 2007) - After a week off in between games in the Preseason WNIT, the ETSU women's basketball team returns to the hardwood Friday evening when the Lady Bucs face Delaware State in the Samford consolation pod. Tip is slated for 6:30 p.m. ET from the newly built
Below is a preview of Friday's match-up:
The Last Time Out
The Lady Bucs were defeated by
This marks the first-ever meeting between the two schools.
ETSU vs. MEAC Schools
The Lady Bucs are currently 3-0 against current members of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (North Carolina A&T,
Siarre Evans is coming off her ninth career double-double performance, and she is the only player in the Atlantic Sun conference to average double figures in points and rebounds. Evans finished her first game of the 2007-08 campaign shooting eight-for-11 from the field and grabbed six of her 10 rebounds on the offensive end.
The Lady Hornets will be led by a pair of senior forwards. Katreem Palmer and Raquel Collier each averaged double figures last season, and Palmer opened the season with 18 points and 13 rebounds in the first round WNIT loss to
There will be no audio or video available for Friday's contest.
A Look Ahead
The winner of Friday's game will face the winner of Samford/Princeton in the championship game of the Samford consolation pod Saturday. The two losing teams will tip-off at 6:30 ET on Saturday as well.
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