JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2009) - Thursday night's match-up between the Lady Bucs and Belmont will not only feature the last two Atlantic Sun champions, but a battle for first-place in the conference standings is at stake when the instate rivals tipoff at 7 p.m. inside Memorial Center.
ETSU - who have won its last four conference games since falling to Mercer in the league opener - begin a much-needed four-game homestand on Thursday. The Lady Bucs have played eight of the last 10 games on the road - including their last three - where ETSU went 2-1.
The Lady Bucs (7-7, 5-1 in the A-Sun) had their four-game winning streak come to a halt on Tuesday night at Liberty (64-54), but that contest marked ETSU's final non-conference game - meaning the final 14 games will be played against conference foes. A win over
Playing against A-Sun teams has fueled junior post Latisha Belcher (
The all-time series is tied, 5-5, and ETSU swept
Reserved seat tickets for Lady Buccaneer Basketball games are $5 for adults and $3 for children 17 and under. ETSU students are admitted to games free of charge with a valid ETSU ID.
Tickets are available on game days at the center gate on the upper concourse, and can be purchased in advance by calling the ETSU Ticket Office at 423-439-3878 or online at
Fans unable to make the trip to
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