|December 03, 2017||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||ETSU||WINTHROP|
|FG Percentage||.394 (28-71)||.415 (22-53)|
|3P FG Percentage||.174 (4-23)||.400 (8-20)|
|FT Percentage||.737 (14-19)||.733 (11-15)|
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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 2, 2017) – After coming off an exciting 96-68 win at Murray State, the Bucs will play their fifth consecutive road game on Sunday. ETSU will take on Winthrop for a 2:00 p.m. tip off time.
Sunday, Dec. 3 | 2:00 p.m. | ETSU Buccaneers (5-4) vs. Winthrop Eagles (1-5)
Scouting the Buccaneers
ETSU continues to be led by guards Tianna Tarter (Johnson City, Tenn.) and Erica Haynes-Overton (Nashville, Tenn.) who average double-digits in every game. In the Southern Conference, Tarter is third in scoring with 17.3 points per game, while Haynes-Overton is ninth with 13.7 points per game. Tarter and graduate transfer Shy Copney (Johnson City, Tenn.) lead the Bucs in three-pointers. Britney Snowden (Pensacola, Fla.) leads the Bucs in rebounding after averaging 6.2 rebounds per game.
Freshman Erica Haynes-Overton set a new ETSU single-game record with 11 steals on Wednesday’s game at Murray State. She passed Kiya Verdell who had nine against Appalachian State in 2003 and Nicelle Akers who matched that against Campbell in 2006.
ETSU scored a season-high of 96 points against Murray State. Their previous season-high was 87, which was set against Cincinnati at the Bucs’ home opener.
This will be the tenth meeting between the Bucs and the Eagles. ETSU holds a 6-3 advantage and has defeated the Eagles in the last three meetings.
Last Time vs. Winthrop
The Bucs hosted Winthrop inside Brooks Gym last season. Tianna Tarter led the Bucs with 14 points in the 62-45 win. ETSU forced a season-high of 29 turnovers in this game and recorded a season-high of 46 rebounds. Sadasia Tipps (Hickory, N.C.) led the Bucs with eight rebounds.
The Eagles come in to Sunday’s game with a 1-5 record, with their only win coming from North Carolina Wesleyan. They have lost their last three games to South Carolina State, Akron, and Marshall. The Eagles are led by Kayla Brown, who is averaging 10.3 points per game. Emily Kelley leads the Eagles in three-point shooting with 12 and Ronata Rogers is Winthrop’s leading rebounder, averaging 8.2 rebounds per game.
The Bucs will continue their road stint when they travel to Texas to take on the University of Houston on Dec. 10, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. (ET)
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