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Smith, Rhoda lead Bucs past UNF, 99-83
Sunday, February 05, 2006
For the Bucs, the win is their 13th in last 15 games, and improves the team's record to 14-8 overall, 11-4 in A-Sun play. Meanwhile, the Ospreys drop to 6-16, 3-12.
Along with Smith and Rhoda, three other ETSU players reached double figures. Senior forward Dillion Sneed (
In the first half, the Buccaneers wasted little time building a sizeable advantage. With a layup by senior forward Dillion Sneed (
After the intermission, ETSU built its advantage to as many as 27 points, but UNF used a 17-4 run to cut that lead to as little as 14 with just over 10 minutes remaining. From there, however, the Bucs shored up their defensive efforts and kept the Ospreys at bay to take the win.
The Bucs committed just five turnovers in the game and shot a strong 56 percent from the field. UNF shot 52 percent from the floor for the night.
ETSU returns home for its final two home contests of the regular season, beginning with Thursday night's meeting with