December 22, 20211st2ndFinal
ETSU483886
Georgia394584
Stats at a GlanceETSUUGa
FG Percentage.531 (34-64) .483 (28-58)
3P FG Percentage.520 (13-25) .412 (14-34)
FT Percentage.278 (5-18) .778 (14-18)
Offensive Rebounds99
Defensive Rebounds2330
Total Rebounds3239
Turnovers813
Steals75
Bench Points1517
LeadersETSUUGa
PointsSloan - 24
Baumann - 25
ReboundsBrewer - 6
Baumann - 7
AssistsSloan - 4
Cook - 6
StealsBrewer - 3
Oquendo - 2
Cook - 2
BlocksCook - 1
Baumann - 1
Bridges - 1
ETSU heads to Georgia for non-conference finale Wednesday night
ETSU heads to Georgia for non-conference finale Wednesday night
Tuesday, December 21, 2021

ATHENS, Ga. (Dec. 21, 2021) – Coming off a pair of losses, the ETSU men’s basketball team looks to end non-conference play on a positive note and head into the holiday break with a win over Georgia as the Buccaneers take on the Bulldogs Wednesday night at 7 p.m. inside Stegeman Coliseum.

ABOUT THE BUCS  

  • After dropping games to NC A&T and UNC Asheville, ETSU sits at 7-5 on the season.
  • The Bucs are looking to knock off an SEC team for the second time in three years, while eyeing a win over a Power-5 opponent for the fourth time in the last seven seasons … In 2019-20, ETSU went down to Baton Rouge and easily took down LSU, 74-63 … In 2015-16, the Bucs beat Georgia Tech on a last-second three from Ge’Lawn Guyn, and a year later, Hanner-Mosquera-Perea’s lay-up led the Blue and Gold to a 67-65 victory at Mississippi State … Since the 2007-08 season, ETSU has recorded six wins over Power-5 programs ... The Bucs defeated LSU in 2019-20, Mississippi State in 2016-17 and 2010-11, Georgia Tech in 2015-16, Arkansas in 2009-10 and Georgia in 2007-08.
  • Wednesday marks the 75th time ETSU will be taking on an SEC opponent … The Bucs have 17 all-time wins vs. the SEC – Ole Miss (5), South Carolina (3), Mississippi State (3), Tennessee (2), Georgia (2), Arkansas (1) and LSU (1).
  • ETSU is searching for its first true road win on the year despite knocking off Murray State, Missouri State and Kent State in Naples, Fla. … The last time the Bucs went winless on the road in non-conference play (minus last year in Covid) was in 2006-07 where ETSU lost at Eastern Kentucky 70-53, at Auburn 64-58, at Morehead State 77-56, at Vanderbilt 104-62 and at Tennessee 93-88 … The Bucs did go 16-2 in ASUN play and won 24 games en route to playing in the NIT that season.
  • When Charlie Weber scores in double figures this season, ETSU is 4-0 … Jordan King is 11 for his last 19 from beyond the arc and he has made at least one three in his last 11 games after opening the season 0-for-5 at Appalachian State … Ledarrius Brewer has scored in double figures his last five games, averaging 15.6 points and 8.0 rebounds … David Sloan has dished out at least one assist in all 12 games this season and has recorded at least one assist in all 36 games played in an ETSU uniform
  • ETSU’s starters – David Sloan, Jordan King, Ledarrius Brewer, Ty Brewer and Charlie Weber – have accounted for 75 percent of the Bucs’ scoring this season, totaling 626 of the 836 points … The starters have also accounted for 85 percent of ETSU’s three-point field goals, netting 86 of the 101, while posting 74 percent of its made field goals, 231 of 312.
  • Since Feb. 16, 1987 in a game against Davidson, the Bucs have made at least one 3-pointer in 1,072 consecutive games ... ETSU was 0-for-8 in that 1987 game ... The Bucs currently rank as the fifth-longest streak in the NCAA, with UNLV topping the list with 1,141 games.

ABOUT GEORGIA

  • Georgia enters Wednesday’s game with an overall record of 5-6.
  • The Bulldogs are coming off an 85-79 win over Western Carolina on Monday night.
  • This marks the third SoCon opponent for Georgia this season as Wofford defeated the Bulldogs 68-65 on Nov. 28.
  • All five of the Bulldogs’ wins have come at home.
  • Braelen Bridges lead the team in scoring at 13.1 points per game, while’s averaging 5.7 rebounds and shooting 66 percent from the floor.
  • As a team, Georgia is averaging just under 70 points per game (69.5) and allowing 70.8 per contest.

SERIES HISTORY

  • Wednesday marks the fifth all-time meeting between the two programs and first since Nov. 23, 2012.
  • The series is tied at 2-2 with ETSU capturing wins in 2007 when the Bucs won 76-58 in the Diamond Head Classic, while winning the first ever meeting in 1960, 69-67 … Georgia won the last matchup 54-38 in Athens and posted a 73-54 victory in 1983.
  • The last time ETSU and Georgia played in 2012, the Bulldogs went 0-of-1 at the free throw line and then the Bucs played Milligan the following game and the Buffs were 0-for-0 at the stripe.

COVERAGE

  • Wednesday’s game will be video streamed on SEC Network+ with Jeff Dantzler (pbp) and Mark Slonaker (color) providing the call … Click here for live video.
  • The game will be broadcast on WXSM-AM 640 with “Voice of the Bucs” Jay Sandos providing the play-by-play starting with the Atmos Energy Pregame Show at 6:30 p.m. … Click here for live audio.
  • Live stats will be available for Wednesday’s contest via GeorgiaDogs.com. Click here to access the live stats feed.
  • Twitter updates will also be available by following @ETSU_MBB.

UP NEXT

ETSU opens SoCon play on Dec. 30 when the Bucs stay in state to take on Chattanooga inside McKenzie Arena … Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. on ESPNU.

For more information on ETSU men’s basketball, visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the men’s basketball tab.