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Tiras Wade named Southern Conference Player of the Week
ETSU sophomore Tiras Wade named SoCon Player of the Week
ETSU sophomore Tiras Wade named SoCon Player of the Week

Tuesday, December 17, 2002

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (December 17, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's Tiras Wade was named Southern Conference Player of the Week for leading the Buccaneers to a 106-70 win over Virginia-Wise on Dec. 14. The 6-7, 190-pound sophomore from Tampa, Fla, scored 34 points, making his first eight attempts, including five straight 3-pointers. Wade's performance set a new personal career high for scoring. He left the game with over 11 minutes remaining in the second half and finished the night 13-of-16 from the field and 6-of-7 from 3-point range. In addition to his 34 points, Wade had just one turnover in 24 minutes of play. The Buccaneers will return to action tonight at 7 p.m. as they take on the Virginia Cavaliers in Charlottesville, Va. Get scores and highlights from tonights game on www.ETSUBUCS.com.