JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (November 29, 2016) – For the second time in four days the ETSU women’s basketball team hits the road as the Buccaneers head to Clarksville, Tenn. to square off with Austin Peay on Wednesday, Nov.30 at 6:15 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov.30 • 6:15 p.m.
ETSU (3-3, 0-0 SoCon)
at Austin Peay (4-3, 0-0 Ohio Valley)
Scouting the Buccaneers
ETSU halted a two-game skid on Monday as the Buccaneers got a pair of double-doubles to race past Murray State, 79-60. This will be the first of three road contests in the next five games and ETSU’s second straight OVC opponent.
For the first time since March 11, 2014 the ETSU women’s basketball program recorded two double-doubles in a game versus Murray State with junior Tianna Tarter (Johnson City, Tenn.) and sophomore Raven Dean (Charlotte, N.C.) each doing so. Tarter registered 22 points and 13 rebounds while Dean recorded her first double-double with a career-high 24 points and career-high 13 rebounds.
Tianna Tarter Earns SoCon Player of the Week honors
On Tuesday, Tianna Tarter was named Southern Conference Player of the Week for Nov.22-28 after averaging 14.7 points, 6.6 rebounds and 5.7 assists in three games played. Tarter nearly recorded a triple-double against Murray State with 22 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists.
Frequent Travel Miles
In the next 13 days, ETSU will have five contests, three of which are on the road. The Bucs will travel a total of 1,580 miles the next two weeks.
Just the EVEN Quarters
ETSU has been dominant in both the second and fourth quarter this season outscoring it’s opponents, 221-179. In the fourth quarter, ETSU has outscored its opponents, 113-90 with three straight games of at least 15 points in the fourth.
Scouting Austin Peay
Austin Peay heads into Wednesday’s contest with an overall record of 4-3 and is currently riding a two-game losing streak. The Govenors are 3-1 at home this season with victories over Christian Brothers, Arkansas State and Trevecca. Statistically, Austin Peay is led by senior Tearra Banks who leads the Govs with 14.1 points and 8.3 rebounds per game.
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