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|November 11, 2021||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||ETSU||BGSU|
|FG Percentage||.308 (24-78)||.500 (29-58)|
|3P FG Percentage||.200 (5-25)||.500 (14-28)|
|FT Percentage||.556 (5-9)||.750 (18-24)|
Moore - 2
Ryce - 2
Upton - 2
Thompson - 2
Carrington - 2
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (Nov. 11, 2021) – The ETSU women’s basketball team ended its trip to the Buckeye State with a 90-58 setback to reigning Mid-American Conference champion Bowling Green on Thursday night inside the Stroh Center.
STAT OF THE MATCH
Bowling Green was plus-9 in made three-pointers as the Falcons knocked down 50 percent from beyond the arc, going 14-for-28, while ETSU was 5-of-25.
PLAYER OF THE GAME
Jakhyia Davis (Knoxville, Tenn.) led the Bucs with 15 points and eight rebounds in 15 minutes off the bench. Davis was 7-of-13 from the field and scored eight of the 15 points during a two-minute stretch in the first quarter.
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Falcons, who returned all five starters and 10 players from last year’s 21-win team who reached the WNIT, scored 20-plus points in each quarter to come away with the 32-point win in their season opener.
Bowling Green scored the first seven points to open the game and led by eight after the first quarter, 24-16. The closest ETSU would get was six when Carly Hooks (Atlanta) knocked down a three-pointer, making it 25-19 in the opening minute of the second, but the Falcons then mounted a 12-2 run over the next six minutes to build a double-digit lead. Eventually, BGSU took a 17-point lead into the break, 45-28. The Falcons kept their lead in double figures the rest of the contest and came away with the win in their home opener.
ETSU heads back to Johnson City to gear up for its home opener when the Bucs host Cornell Sunday at 2 p.m. inside Brooks Gym.
For more information on Buccaneer women’s basketball, visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the women’s basketball page.