|December 29, 2018||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||HPU||ETSU|
|FG Percentage||.431 (28-65)||.410 (25-61)|
|3P FG Percentage||.273 (6-22)||.167 (3-18)|
|FT Percentage||.688 (11-16)||.500 (12-24)|
- 20||Sadasia Tipps
Carley Lytton - 14
EDWARDS - 8
BULL - 8
- 6||Erica Haynes-Overton
Kaia Upton - 5
BROWN - 3
- 2||Sadasia Tipps
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 28, 2018) – Coming off the holiday break, the ETSU women’s basketball team returns to Brooks Gym to conclude the non-conference portion of their schedule. The Bucs will host High Point this Saturday, Dec. 29 at 1:00 p.m.
Saturday’s game promotion is Heroes’ Day. All veterans, active military, police officers, firefighters and first responders will receive a FREE ticket with a professional ID.
ABOUT THE BUCS
The Bucs, who have played their last two games on the road, return home to cap off the non-conference portion of their schedule. ETSU has gone 2-13 with both wins coming inside Brooks Gym.
The Blue and Gold are led by sophomore Erica Haynes-Overton (Nashville, Tenn.), as she leads the team in scoring (16.1 ppg), field goals made (98), steals (66) and assists (52). Haynes-Overton is also leading the nation in the steals, is second in field goal attempts, fourth in steals per game, eighth in field goals made and ninth in minutes played.
Micah Scheetz (Knoxville, Tenn.) is averaging just over eight points per game, while being second on the team in three-pointers with 11. Redshirt junior Carley Lytton (Floyd, Va.) leads the Bucs in triples with 24, ranking fourth in the Southern Conference.
Graduate transfer Lexus Spears (Jacksonville, Fla.) ranks second in the SoCon with a .605 field goal percentage, averaging 7.5 points per game.
Seniors Sadasia Tipps (Hickory, N.C.) and Britney Snowden (Pensacola, Fla.) lead the Bucs in rebounding and are both ranked in the top ten in offensive rebounds in SoCon statistics.
ABOUT HIGH POINT
High Point has won its last two games and enters Saturday’s non-conference game with a 6-4 overall record. They have recently defeated Norfolk State and American on their home court.
Senior guard Emma Bockrath is averaging 16.7 points per game and 7.0 rebounds per game, leading the Panthers in both categories. Fellow senior Lindsey Edwards is also averaging double figures totaling 12.7 points per game and junior Camryn Brown is averaging 10.4 points per game with 22 triples on the year.
High Point is averaging 73 points per game and leads the Big South in scoring, free throw percentage, field goal percentage and assists.
All six of the Panthers’ wins have come at home, while High Point has dropped all four of its contests on the road.
Saturday marks the sixth all-time meeting between the two programs. ETSU leads the series, 3-2. The last meeting was on Nov. 17, 2014 and the Bucs won 84-76 in Johnson City.
Saturday’s game will be broadcast live on the SoCon Digital Network; Click here for live video.
Mike Gallagher will have the radio call on WXSM-AM 640 starting with the Atmos Energy Pregame Show at 12:30 p.m.; Click here for live audio.
Live Stats will also be provided via StatBroadcast by visiting ETSUBucs.com; Click here for live stats.
ETSU enters conference play when they travel to Chattanooga to take on the Mocs on Saturday, Jan. 12. Tip-off is set for 2:00 p.m.
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