November 20, 20221st2ndFinal
Tennessee Tech333669
Stats at a GlanceETSUTNTech
FG Percentage.352 (19-54) .456 (26-57)
3P FG Percentage.292 (7-24) .370 (10-27)
FT Percentage.773 (17-22) .778 (7-9)
Offensive Rebounds117
Defensive Rebounds2526
Total Rebounds3633
Bench Points1427
PointsKing - 20
Sebree - 15
ReboundsKing - 7
TEAM - 7
Oliver - 7
AssistsKing - 3
Strothers - 3
Thompson - 7
StealsKing - 2
Strothers - 2
Haynes - 2
Wood - 3
Thompson - 3
BlocksTaylor - 2
Sebree - 1
Causwell - 1
Bucs look to carry momentum into Tennessee Tech
Bucs look to carry momentum into Tennessee Tech
Saturday, November 19, 2022

ETSU, Tech set to meet for 75th time on Sunday

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 19, 2022) – Coming off a hard-fought, physical game with Little Rock on Thursday, ETSU men’s basketball looks to carry momentum from that win into a an in-state road game with Tennessee Tech on Sunday. Tip-off is slated for 4 p.m. inside the Eblen Center.  


DATE: Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022

TIME: 4 p.m. ET

LOCATION: Eblen Center (Cookeville, Tenn.)

TEAMS: ETSU (3-1) vs. Tennessee Tech (1-3)


BROADCAST TEAM: Dylan Vazzano (play-by-play), Michael Cooper (analyst)


RADIO TEAM: Voice of the Bucs Jay Sandos

LIVE STATS: (StatBroadcast)



  • ETSU improved to 3-1 following an 84-76 win over Little Rock on Thursday night inside Freedom Hall. 
  • DeAnthony Tipler (Ashland, Miss.) and Jordan King (Albany, N.Y.) combined for 40 points, while the Bucs went to the free throw line 42 times … Tipler scored a season-high 21 points, while King added 19 points, seven rebounds and five assists … King set career highs in free throws made (9), free throw attempts (12) and rebounds 
  • As a team, ETSU shot a season-high 52 percent against the Trojans as the Bucs finished 29 of 56 from the field … The Bucs are 81-5 when shooting over 50 percent since 2015-16
  • The Bucs made 21 free throws Thursday night … Since the 2015-16 season, ETSU has made 20-plus free throws 36 times with the Bucs winning 32 of those contests … The Bucs are 1-1 this year when making 20 or more free throws 
  • Sunday marks ETSU’s first true road game as ETSU played a pair of neutral site games last Sunday at the Asheville Championship 
  • As a team, ETSU has made at least one three-pointer in 1,096 straight games, which is the fourth-longest streak in the country … UNLV leads the country with at least one made three-pointer in 1,164 straight games


  • Tennessee Tech has dropped three of its first four games to start the season
  • The Golden Eagles are coming off a 90-85 overtime loss to Coppin State on Thursday night
  • Tennessee Tech’s lone win came against Tennessee Wesleyan on Nov. 10, 82-48
  • The Golden Eagles were picked to finish eighth in the Ohio Valley Conference Preseason Poll
  • Guard Ty Perry was named to the preseason all-OVC team … Perry spent the last four seasons at Lafayette where he racked up 778 career points as a three-year starter … Last season, Perry averaged 11.9 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.0 assists, while knocking down a team-best 60 three-pointers
  • This season, Perry is averaging 11.5 points and leads the club with nine made threes
  • Jaylen Sebree leads the team in scoring (13.0) and rebounding (7.3), while he’s shooting 50 percent from the field (18-36)
  • As a team, Tennessee Tech is averaging 68.8 points per game and allowing 76.0


Sunday marks the 75th all-time meeting between the two in-state rivals with the series being deadlocked at 37-37 … This is the first meeting between the two since Dec. 2, 2015 when Tennessee Tech won 63-61 in Cookeville … In that meeting, the Bucs went 5-of-9 at the free throw line, compared to the Golden Eagles netting 31 of their 38 attempts … T.J. Cromer led the Bucs with 15 points and Peter Jurkin added 10 points and seven rebounds before fouling out in 18 minutes … In total, three Bucs fouled out in that contest where ETSU was called for 29 fouls, compared to TTU only having 17 … ETSU’s last win in the series came on Dec. 16, 2014, which was an 87-79 victory in Johnson City … The Bucs’ last win in Cookeville came on Nov. 24, 2008, a 78-65 victory … The first ever game played in the series was in 1922-23 when the Bucs won 45-16, while the teams met three times in OVC Tournament play with Tennessee Tech coming out on top in all three – 1964 and 1965 first round and 1967 semifinal.


  • Fans can watch Sunday’s game on ESPN+ with Dylan Vazzano and Michael Cooper on the call
  • Sunday’s game will also be broadcast on WXSM-AM 640 and 104.9 NASH ICON with Voice of the Bucs Jay Sandos on the call, starting with the Atmos Energy Pregame show at 3:30 p.m.
  • Live stats will also be available via StatBroadcast


ETSU returns home to host Appalachian State on Wednesday night … Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.

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