FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Nov. 21, 2009) - After suffering its first loss of the season last weekend at Mississippi State, the ETSU women's basketball team will look to bounce back into the win column on Sunday afternoon when the Lady Bucs face their second straight SEC foe - Arkansas. Tip is set for 4 p.m. (Eastern) inside Bud Walton Arena.
The Lady Bucs (1-1) dropped their first road contest of the 2009-10 campaign last Sunday in Starkville, as Mississippi State used a 24-9 run to close out the first half and routed ETSU, 80-50, inside Humphrey Coliseum. Senior and Preseason Atlantic Sun Player of the Year candidate Siarre Evans (
Associate coach DeShawne Blocker will make her head coaching debut on Sunday, as she is filling in for head coach Karen Kemp during her leave of absence. Despite the loss of Kemp in Fayetteville, there is a bright spot for the Lady Bucs, as 2009 Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Year Latisha Belcher (Martinsville, Va.) returns to action. Belcher - who had knee surgery in late April and was still rehabbing during the two exhibition games and the first two regular season contests - will see limited action against the Razorbacks.
The Razorbacks return two starters and nine letterwinners from last season's club who reached the second round of the WNIT. Through two games,
Sunday marks the first meeting between ETSU and
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