WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 21, 2007) - Playing its final game before the start of the New Year, the ETSU women's basketball team will look to head into the break with a victory as they take on BIG EAST member Georgetown Saturday in the nation's capital. Tip is set for 1 p.m. inside McDonough Arena.
The Lady Bucs are in the midst of a season-long five-game road trip and still searching for their first road win since Feb. 17, 2007, when ETSU downed UNF.
Below is a breakdown of Saturday's match-up.
Lady Bucs Last Time Out
A 21-point, 10 rebound performance by sophomore guard Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga) was not enough to lift the Lady Bucs past Radford, as the Highlanders downed ETSU 73-67 inside the Dedmon Center on Thursday night.
Despite the loss Evans continued to turn out double-doubles. Her effort tonight resulted in her fifth of the season and her ninth-straight game to score in double digits. Senior Michele DeVault (
About The Hoyas
The 2007-08 Hoyas feature eight returning letterwinners and three returning starters that Williams-Flournoy will rely on for scoring punch. The Hoyas will also welcome five newcomers to the program with all five being eligible for competition.
The Hoyas were selected last in the BIG EAST and currently stand at 7-2 overall. Marlow leads the club in scoring (16.2) and rebounding (6.1). As a team,
What Needs To Happen
The Lady Bucs need to make sure they take a lead into halftime and are ahead with 5:00 minutes remaining. ETSU is currently 2-0 when they take an advantage into the locker room and have not relinquished a lead when being ahead at the five minute mark of the ball game. On the flip side, the Lady Bucs are 1-6 when trailing at the break and 0-6 when not having the lead with five minutes left in the game.
The Lady Bucs are in the midst of on a season-long five-game road swing that began two weeks ago at Davidson. The trip which started Dec. 6 will last all the way through Jan. 2, 2008 in
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