|February 03, 2022||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||SU||ETSU|
|FG Percentage||.400 (24-60)||.406 (26-64)|
|3P FG Percentage||.333 (4-12)||.344 (11-32)|
|FT Percentage||.708 (17-24)||.619 (13-21)|
Redmond - 3
Cournoyer - 1
Hampton - 1
Redmond - 1
Armstrong - 1
Davis - 2
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 3, 2022) – The ETSU women’s basketball team gets their second Southern Conference win of the season, beating Samford 76-69.
STAT OF THE MATCH
Rebounds have been a struggle for ETSU this season, but not tonight. The Bucs outrebounded the Bulldogs 45-36.
PLAYER OF THE GAME
Courtney Moore (Gainesville, Fla.) has carried her hot streak into tonight’s game. Moore finished the night with 12 points, six assists, and three rebounds.
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Bucs opened the game with a three-pointer from Sarah Thompson (Gate City, Va.) to kick things off. The first quarter was filled with intense back-and-forth action, with the Bulldogs taking command 18-16 going into the second quarter. Halfway through the second quarter, the Bucs would go on an 11-2 run, taking a five-point lead at 27-22. The Bucs outscored the Bulldogs, 17-9, leading 33-27 at halftime.
Samford came out of halftime with a point to prove, but the Bucs would stay with their pace. Damiah Griffin (Memphis, Tenn.) accounted for 8-of-17 Buccaneer third-quarter points. The Bucs trailed by only one point going into the final period of play. The fourth quarter would be enough time for the Bucs to complete their mission of a win, outscoring Samford 26-18. The Blue & Gold also outscored Samford at the charity stripe in the final 10 minutes, 7-1.
The Bucs are back home on Saturday, ready to attack the Bears. Mercer travels to Brooks Gym for a noon tip-off.
For more information on ETSU women’s basketball, visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the women’s basketball tab.