|December 10, 2017||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||ETSU||HOU|
|FG Percentage||.318 (21-66)||.475 (29-61)|
|3P FG Percentage||.200 (5-25)||.333 (5-15)|
|FT Percentage||.647 (22-34)||.714 (25-35)|
Tianna Tarter - 3
Jada Craig - 1
Shy Copney - 1
WEST - 1
HARRIS - 1
HAWKINS - 1
HOUSTON, Texas. (Dec. 9 2017) – The ETSU women’s basketball team travels to the home state of senior Malloree Schurr (Montgomery, Texas) for a Sunday afternoon contest. The Bucs will take on the University of Houston with a tip off time set for 3:00 p.m. (ET).
Sunday, Dec. 10 | 3:00 p.m. (ET)
ETSU Buccaneers (6-4) vs. Houston Cougars (7-2)
H&PE Arena | Houston, Texas
Texas native Malloree Schurr returns home to play in front of family and friends, as Sunday's game is her homecoming game.
Scouting the Buccaneers
ETSU comes in to tomorrow’s game at 6-4. Tianna Tarter (Johnson City, Tenn.) leads the Bucs after averaging 17 points per game. She has been named to the Nancy Lieberman Watch List and the Citizen Naismith Trophy Award Watch List. Freshman Erica Haynes-Overton (Nashville, Tenn.) also averages double figures with 14.2 points per game. Britney Snowden (Pensacola, Fla.) is ETSU’s leading rebounder and Shy Copney (Johnson City, Tenn.) is the Bucs’ best three-point shooter.
Ranking in the Nation
ETSU is ranked third in the nation in steals, while Houston is fifth. The Bucs are 11th in steals per game, 15th in turnovers forced, and 16th in free throws made.
Player of the Week
Freshman Erica Haynes-Overton won her first career weekly award honor after being named the Southern Conference Player of the Week.
Erica Haynes-Overton set a new ETSU single-game record after tallying 11 steals. Tianna Tarter then matched that four days later. The 11 steals is an NCAA individual game high so far this season.
Sunday’s game will be the second contest in program history between ETSU and Houston. The first matchup was back in 1994 when the Bucs won 95-88.
Since returning from Florida, the Bucs have won their next two road contests. A win on Sunday would extend ETSU’s win streak to three, tying it from their previous streak earlier in the season.
Houston comes into Sunday’s game at 7-2 with losses coming from Texas A&M and Boston College. The Cougars are led by four different players scoring in double figures. Jasmyne Harris leads the Cougars in points, averaging 17.1 per game, followed by Angela Harris who is averaging 14.4. Harissa and Dorian Branch lead the Cougars in three-pointers
The Bucs will travel to NC State on Thursday, Dec. 14, before returning home for a six-game home stand.
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