Bucs face one more road test in Nashville, take on Lipscomb Saturday
ETSU head coach Murry Bartow and the Bucs are enjoying their best season since 2003-04.
ETSU head coach Murry Bartow and the Bucs are enjoying their best season since 2003-04.

Friday, January 26, 2007

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2007) -- Coming off a victory over rival Belmont Friday night, the ETSU men's basketball puts its two-game lead in the Atlantic Sun Conference standings on the line Saturday inside Allen Arena against Lipscomb. The Bucs and Bisons will tip at 5 p.m. (EST), and the game will be available on live video streaming at ETSUBucs.com.

ETSU won in overtime for the fourth time this season, dropping Belmont 80-70 to pick up the program's 1,100th win all-time Friday night. The Bucs got a career night from senior Eryk Thomas (Fremont, Calif.), who picked up his second straight double-double and grabbed a career high 19 rebounds, which also set a Curb Event Center record. Senior forward Brad Nuckles (Council, Va.) also stood out again, picking up his fifth straight double-double, while sophomore guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) scored a team high 18 points.

Currently, Lipscomb and Belmont trail the Bucs by two games in the league standings.

For more on Saturday's game, click on the game notes link located above. The live video stream can also be accessed by clicking on the provided link located above.

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