Hubbard hauls in A-Sun Player of the Week honor
Hubbard
Hubbard

Monday, November 30, 2009

Junior forward averages double-double to lead Bucs

 

            MACON, Ga. (Nov. 30, 2009) - Thanks to a scoring and rebounding outburst that helped lead the ETSU men's basketball team to three wins last week, junior forward Tommy Hubbard (Boston) was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week on Monday. It is Hubbard's first POTW honor.

 

Hubbard powered the Bucs to a perfect 3-0 record last week including a victory against Southeastern Conference foe Arkansas. The business major posted 32 points and 10 boards against the Razorbacks, and followed that performance with a 25-point, 13-rebound showing in the Bucs' A-Sun opening win against UNF. The 32-point, 10-rebound effort against Arkansas marked the first time since 2007 than an A-Sun player had reached the 30 and 10 plateaus in a single game against a non-conference opponent.

 

The native of Boston has posted five double-doubles in the Bucs' last six games and nearly posted six consecutive with a nine-point, nine-rebound showing in victory in Johnson City, Tenn. against the College of Charleston. In three contests, Hubbard, who averaged only 4.0 points per game last year, averaged 23.3 ppg, and 11.3 rpg for the week.

 

Hubbard ranked second in the Atlantic Sun in scoring and rebounding over the past week - first in both categories among players playing more than one game. He also led the conference in offensive rebounding in last week's action pulling down 16 offensive boards for the Bucs. Through seven contests, Hubbard owns an 18.3 scoring average - the 14.3 per-game increase leads the conference.

 

Fans can follow the Atlantic Sun on Twitter and on Facebook. Visit twitter.com/AtlanticSun to begin receiving updates on conference news, weekly awards, and from A-Sun championships. Atlantic Sun followers with a Facebook account can become a "fan" of the conference by visiting facebook.com/AtlanticSunConference.

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
WTEN ETSU
Oct 20 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
WTEN ETSU
Oct 21 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MSOC ETSU 4 Lexington, Va.
Oct 21 VMI 0
VB The Citadel 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 21 ETSU 3
FB ETSU Kingsport, Tenn.
Oct 23, 6:00 p.m. Scrimmage at J. Fred Johnson Stadium
MSOC ETSU 0 Greenville, S.C.
Oct 24, 6:00 p.m. Furman 3
VB ETSU 2 Birmingham, Ala.
Oct 24, 6:00 p.m. Samford University 3
WGOLF Palmetto Intercollegiate Kiawah Island, S.C.
Oct 26 10th of 20
WSOC ETSU 2 Cullowhee, N.C.
Oct 26 Western Carolina 3
MSOC UNC Greensboro 1 OT
Oct 28 ETSU 0
MBB Blue/Gold Scrimmage Freedom Hall
Oct 30, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MCC Southern Conference Championship Kernersville, N.C.
Oct 31
WCC Southern Conference Championship Kernersville, N.C.
Oct 31
WTEN ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Oct 31 University of Tennessee Fall Invite
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Oct 31, 7:00 p.m. University of North Carolina at Greensboro
WTEN ETSU
Nov 1, 7:00 p.m. University of Tennessee Fall Invite
WBB Milligan College Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 12:00 p.m. ETSU
FB ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 3:00 p.m. Homecoming scrimmage
WSOC ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 5:30 p.m. UNC Greensboro