Bucs set to open home schedule against Eastern Kentucky
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Friday, November 16, 2007

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 16, 2007) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will open its regular season home schedule on Saturday in a battle of two teams that won conference championships a year ago.

The Buccaneers -- the defending Atlantic Sun Conference regular season champions -- will meet Eastern Kentucky -- the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament champions -- inside Memorial Center with tip scheduled for 4 p.m. This will be the 49th meeting between the two schools, who were longtime rivals during their days together in the OVC. The Colonels currently own a 28-20 advantage in the all-time series, including a win last year in Richmond.

ETSU will be looking to rebound from a season opening loss last Saturday at Dayton, a game in which the Bucs led for most of the contest only to fall in the final minutes 78-74. Junior guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis), the reigning A-Sun Player of the Year, enjoyed a strong night against the Flyers, scoring 30 points on 11-of-23 shooting from the floor.

For more on Saturday's game, click the game notes located above for both ETSU and Eastern Kentucky. Fans are also reminded that they can watch the game live via video streaming at the ASun.TV link located above, or listen to the game free of charge by clicking on the audio link.

 

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