January 20, 20221st2nd3rd4thFinal
UNC Greensboro917161456
ETSU61921138
Stats at a GlanceUNCGETSU
FG Percentage.369 (24-65) .279 (17-61)
3P FG Percentage.273 (3-11) .148 (4-27)
FT Percentage.417 (5-12) NaN (0-0)
Offensive Rebounds179
Defensive Rebounds3528
Total Rebounds5237
Turnovers910
Steals51
Bench Points1626
LeadersUNCGETSU
PointsBoyd - 12
Burdick - 17
ReboundsBoyd - 9
Cain - 9
Burdick - 9
AssistsCrudup - 3
Amar - 3
Grady - 3
Thompson - 4
StealsGrady - 2
Moore - 1
BlocksCain - 3
Davis - 3
Bucs fall to Spartans despite Burdick career-high points
Bucs fall to Spartans despite Burdick career-high points
Thursday, January 20, 2022

Demi Burdick reaches career-high 17 points in the loss to UNCG

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 20, 2022) – After playing its third of four games in seven days, The ETSU’s women’s basketball team dropped a 56-38 decision to UNCG despite Demi Burdick reaching career-high points.

STAT OF THE MATCH

UNCG went 5-12 at the free-throw line, while ETSU was not rewarded any chances at the charity stripe going 0-0.

PLAYER OF THE GAME

Demi Burdick (Marshall Ill.) brought the heat leading the Bucs in points and rebounds in tonight’s game. Burdick reached a career-high 17 points, replacing her previous 14 points. She also had a season-high nine rebounds.

HOW IT HAPPENED

The Bucs started the game on a 4-0 run, the Spartans answering quickly with a 6-0 run. This would be the only quick momentum seen in the first quarter, the score being 9-6, UNCG going into the second quarter. After going back-and-forth, the first few minutes of play, the Spartans would go on a 5-0 run making the score 20-12. The Bucs caught a hot streak towards the last five minutes of play, 9 of 11 Buc points coming from Demi Burdick. The Bucs would end the half trailing by one in a 26-25 score.

The second half quickly belonged to UNCG. The Spartans outscored the Bucs 30-16 in the third and fourth quarter combined, only allowing the Bucs two points in the third frame of play. After attempting a comeback in the fourth quarter, The Bucs could not overcome the Spartans. The final two minutes would be scoreless for both teams.

NOTABLES

  • The Bucs benched turned on the heat for ETSU, as 26 of the 38 points scored by the Bucs were from bench players.
  • UNCG had three players scoring double-digit points, led by Aja Boyd with 12 points.
  • Demi Burdick was one rebound away from her first career double-double.
  • Both teams had 11 assists.

RECORDS UPDATE

  • ETSU: (1-14) | SoCon (0-3)
  • UNCG: (4-12) | SoCon (1-2)

NEXT UP

The Bucs are back at Brooks Gym on Saturday to host Western Carolina. Tip-off is slated for noon. 

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