November 30, 20221st2ndFinal
Mars Hill282856
ETSU394584
Stats at a GlanceMHETSU
FG Percentage.375 (24-64) .538 (35-65)
3P FG Percentage.192 (5-26) .259 (7-27)
FT Percentage1.000 (3-3) .778 (7-9)
Offensive Rebounds1015
Defensive Rebounds1630
Total Rebounds2645
Turnovers1718
Steals910
Bench Points926
LeadersMHETSU
PointsDavis - 16
Haynes - 19
ReboundsObidiebube - 6
Seymour - 11
AssistsDavis - 8
Strothers - 7
StealsMolden, Jr. - 2
Davis - 2
Obidiebube - 2
Smith - 4
BlocksHires - 1
Seymour - 3
ETSU gears up for midweek matchup with Mars Hill
ETSU gears up for midweek matchup with Mars Hill
Tuesday, November 29, 2022

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 29, 2022) – Looking to end a three-game skid, the ETSU men’s basketball team hosts Mars Hill in a midweek matchup on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. inside Freedom Hall.

BUCS OPEN BRIEF HOMESTAND

DATE: Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022

TIME: 7 p.m.

LOCATION: Freedom Hall 

TEAMS: ETSU (3-4) vs. Mars Hill (2-4)

LIVE VIDEO: ESPN+

BROADCAST TEAM: Keith Brake (play-by-play), Bruce Tranbarger (analyst)

RADIO: WXSM-AM 640 | 104.9 NASH ICON

RADIO TEAM: Voice of the Bucs Jay Sandos

LIVE STATS: ETSUBucs.com

TWITTER: @ETSU_MBB

GAME SPONSOR: The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC)

ABOUT THE BUCS

  • The Bucs are looking to snap a three-game losing skid after falling to Tennessee Tech, Appalachian State and Georgia during this streak
  • Overall, the Buccaneers sit at 3-4 on the season
  • Jalen Haynes (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) is coming off a 21-point effort where he shot 9-of-11 from the field at Georgia … Over his last two games, Haynes is averaging 18.5 points and 7.5 rebounds, while shooting 64 percent from the field (14-22)
  • Following his 14-point effort at Georgia, Jordan King (Albany, N.Y.) is 87 points shy of registering his 1,000th career point … King has totaled 913 points in 86 career games over his three-plus seasons … During his 39 games at ETSU, King has scored 565 points 
  • Haynes ranks seventh among SoCon players in field goal percentage (.590) and 10th in rebounding (6.3) … Both Haynes and King are tied for 13th in scoring at 14.1 points per game
  • Redshirt freshman guard Allen Strothers (Newport News, Va.) leads all SoCon freshman in assists with 30, while ranking fifth overall with 4.3 per contest
  • ETSU has gone 87-23 (.791) inside Freedom Hall since the start of the 2015-16 season … The Bucs are 2-1 this season at home
  • ETSU extended its win streak over non-Division I teams to 72 straight games with its 88-66 win over Emory & Henry on Nov. 7 … ETSU’s last loss to a non-DI team was against UNCG, 77-52, to open the 1987-88 season.
  • Since Feb. 16, 1987 in a game against Davidson, the Bucs have made at least one 3-pointer in 1,099 consecutive games ... ETSU was 0-for-8 in that 1987 game ... The Bucs currently have the fourth-longest streak in the NCAA, with UNLV topping the list with 1,168 games 

ABOUT MARS HILL  

  • Mars Hill has dropped four of its first six games to start the season
  • After opening up the year with back-to-back wins over Converse and Belmont Abbey, Mars Hill has dropped four straight, including an 80-56 setback to Lincoln Memorial on Saturday
  • Kory Davis leads the team in scoring (17.8), field goals made (34), free throws made (34) and assists (12)
  • As a team, Mars Hill is averaging 67.5 points per game, while allowing 76.0 per contest
  • Sophomore guard Kadyn Dawkins was named second team all-South Atlantic Conference after earning SAC Freshman of the Year honors last season … Dawkins, who hasn’t played in a game this season, posted 14 points per game a year ago

SERIES HISTORY

  • ETSU leads the all-time series, 5-4
  • This marks the first meeting since the Bucs won 117-48 back on Dec. 29, 2019, marking the largest margin of victory in program history with the 69-point victory
  • ETSU also defeated Mars Hill 100-57 back on Nov. 25, 2003
  • The teams played five straight years from 1924-25 until 1928-29

HOW TO FOLLOW THE BUCS

  • Fans can watch Wednesday’s game on ESPN+ with Keith Brake and Bruce Tranbarger on the call
  • Wednesday’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 6:30 p.m.
  • Live stats will also be available via ETSUBucs.com

UP NEXT

ETSU wraps up its brief two-game homestand Saturday, Dec. 3, when the Bucs host Jacksonville State at 4 p.m. inside Freedom Hall.

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