|November 12, 2017||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||ETSU||UT|
|FG Percentage||.247 (19-77)||.462 (30-65)|
|3P FG Percentage||.182 (4-22)||.261 (6-23)|
|FT Percentage||.583 (7-12)||.677 (21-31)|
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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 11, 2017) – The Bucs hit the road for the first time this season when they square off against No. 14 Tennessee Lady Vols on Sunday inside the Thompson-Boling Arena.
Sunday, Nov. 12 | 2:00 p.m.
No. 14 Tennessee (0-0, 0-0 SEC)
vs. ETSU (1-0, 0-0 SoCon)
Scouting the Buccaneers
ETSU had an impressive 87-77 win over Cincinnati for their season opener on Friday night. It was the first time the Bucs beat the Bearcats in program history. Tianna Tarter (Johnson City, Tenn.) recorded her 12th career double-double finishing with 14 points and 11 assists. Junior Raven Dean (Charlotte, N.C.) had the team high of 19 points, including three 3-pointers. Freshman Erica Haynes-Overton (Nashville, Tenn.) had an impressive outing in her first collegiate start. The rookie went 7-9 from the free throw line and finished with 16 points. Newcomer Britney Snowden (Pensacola, Fla.) also helped the Bucs finishing with ten points and six rebounds.
Last game against Cincinnati, the Bucs out-shot the Bearcats in three-point shooting 11-4. Shy Copney (Johnson City, Tenn.) had five of ETSU's three-point shots, along with Raven Dean who had three.
Never Say Never
With the Lady Vols coming in ranked 14th in the AP poll, the Bucs will have the opportunity to defeat a nationally ranked opponent for the first time in school history. The last time ETSU faced a ranked opponent was last year when the Bucs hosted Tennessee, who was ranked 13th at the time.
Scouting the Lady Vols
Tennessee comes into Sunday’s contest ranked 14th in the latest AP poll. The Lady Vols had an exhibition game with a 121-76 win over Carson-Newman. They return Mercedes Russell and Jaime Nared who are key starters. Meme Jackson, Kortney Dunbar, and Kamera Harris are three other Lady Vols that will return to the program. Tennessee adds five newcomers including four freshmen and one junior.
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