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Lady Bucs close out short homestand with UNF on Monday
Sunday, January 04, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 4, 2009) - Coming off a stellar come-from-behind win over conference rival Jacksonville on Saturday, the ETSU women's basketball team looks to close out its brief two-game homestand with a victory Monday evening when the Lady Bucs host North Florida. Game time is set for 4:45 p.m. inside
After falling behind by more than 15 in the first half and 11 in the second, the Lady Buccaneers powered their way past
ETSU outscored the Dolphins, 47-27, in the final 18-plus minutes and picked up a critical conference victory. Junior Latisha Belcher (
ETSU looks to keep its seven-game conference home winning streak alive when they take on a gritty
The Lady Bucs have yet to lose to the Ospreys, as ETSU is a perfect 5-0 in the series, and picked up a 57-39 victory the last time these two teams met on Jan. 28, 2008 inside
After winning back-to-back games against Wofford and Lipscomb, UNF has lost its last seven contests - including a 69-50 loss at USC Upstate on Saturday. Jennifer Bowen led the Ospreys with 10 points, but UNF couldn't overcome its first half struggles, as they were outscored 33-18 by the Spartans. The Ospreys turned the ball over 31 times, but outrebounded Upstate, 45-36.
Freshman guard Jadhken Kerr is leading the team in scoring (8.8), but hasn't played in the last six games for UNF. Bowen is second in command with 7.7 points per game, while 5-11 freshman forward Kayla Mobley leads the club with 5.6 rebounds per game.
Reserved seat tickets for Lady Buccaneer Basketball games are $5 for adults and $3 for children 17 and under. ETSU students are admitted to games free of charge with a valid ETSU ID.
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