Wadood named SoCon Player of the Week for second time
Zakee Wadood has helped the Bucs to three-straight SoCon North Division championships.
Zakee Wadood has helped the Bucs to three-straight SoCon North Division championships.

Tuesday, January 27, 2004

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2004) - The Southern Conference announced on Tuesday that East Tennessee State University senior Zakee Wadood (Lonoke, Ark.) has been named the SoCon Men's Basketball Player of the Week. It marks the second time this season that Wadood has been honored with the award. Wadood, a 6-foot-6, 210-pound forward, averaged 21.5 points and 8.0 rebounds per game in helping ETSU to a pair of wins last week over Davidson and Appalachian State. With those wins, the Bucs remained unbeaten in Southern Conference play and hold sole possession of first place in the league's North Division with a record of 7-0 SoCon, 15-4 overall. With a game-high 25 points and four rebounds, Wadood led the Bucs to a 75-70 win over Davidson on Jan. 21, hitting on a career-high four 3-point goals. Against Appalachian State, Wadood picked up his 24th career double-double with 12 rebounds and 18 points. For the week, Wadood scored 43 points and had 16 rebounds, while converting on 16-of-28 field goals - going 6-of-10 from 3-point-range. In addition, he registered six assists, four blocked shots and four steals. Heading into tonight's game at home against Wofford (7 p.m. tipoff), Wadood is leading the team in scoring (15.3 ppg) and rebounding (8.3 rpg). The Bucs will also play this week at Western Carolina (Jan. 31, 7 p.m.) and host UNC Greensboro (Feb. 2, 7 p.m.).
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MBB UNC Greensboro 80 F
Dec 13 ETSU 79
WBB Eastern Kentucky University 49 Final
Dec 13 ETSU 64
WBB ETSU 86 Final
Dec 15 Morehead State University 77
MBB ETSU 63 F
Dec 16 Eastern Kentucky 60
WBB ETSU 48 Final
Dec 19 University of North Carolina Wilmington 61
WBB ETSU 56 Final
Dec 20 Jacksonville State University 57
MBB ETSU Richmond, Va.
Dec 22, 7:00 p.m. VCU
WBB Iona College Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 29, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Dec 31, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee
WBB ETSU Chapel Hill, N.C.
Jan 2, 2:00 p.m. University of North Carolina
MBB VMI Freedom Hall
Jan 2, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Birmingham, Ala.
Jan 5, 8:00 p.m. Samford
MBB Mercer Freedom Hall
Jan 8, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Greenville, S.C.
Jan 10, 2:00 p.m. Furman University
MBB Chattanooga Freedom Hall
Jan 10, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Spartanburg, S.C.
Jan 12, 11:30 a.m. Wofford College