|February 05, 2022||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||Mercer||ETSU|
|FG Percentage||.492 (32-65)||.344 (21-61)|
|3P FG Percentage||.688 (11-16)||.190 (4-21)|
|FT Percentage||.700 (7-10)||.500 (2-4)|
Vananda - 1
Burdick - 1
Griffin - 1
Thompson - 1
Davis - 1
Ryce - 1
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2022) – The ETSU women’s basketball team closes out home-stance with an 82-48 loss to Mercer.
STAT OF THE MATCH
The Bear scored 21 points from turnovers. The Bucs scored only 8-points off turnovers.
PLAYER OF THE GAME
Carly Hooks (Atlanta, Ga.) led the Bucs in scoring tonight with 16 points. Hooks went 100 percent at the charity stripe (1-1). Today's game is her fourth straight game with double-digit points.
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Bears opened the scoring with a quick jump shot. After back-and-forth points between both teams, Mercer would go on an 8-0 run making the score 12-4. The Bucs would end the first quarter trailing the Bears 23-14, Hooks accounting for 9-of-14 points. The second quarter would open with the Bears going on a 20-3 run, making the score 43-17. The Bucs would go on a 5-0 run mid-quarter. This would be the last points the Bucs score in the half. ETSU trailed by 25 points going into halftime. 6-of-8 Bucs points were scored by Sarah Thompson (Gate City, Va.).
The third quarter of play would have some back-and-forth action. The Bears would take a 30-point lead, their largest of the game, making the score 61-31. The Bucs would end the quarter trailing the Bears 64-35. Mercer would start the final frame of play on a 10-1 run. The Bucs would go on their own 8-0 run, but there was not enough time left for a comeback.
After hosting the Bears, the Blue & Gold are on the road looking to sweep Samford inside Pete Hanna Center. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m.
For more information on ETSU women’s basketball, visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the women’s basketball tab.