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Lady Bucs gunning for third straight win Thursday in Boone
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
The Lady Bucs - who have won back-to-back games for the first time since the end of last season - have been explosive on the offensive end during this stretch. In its wins over
ETSU (3-3, 1-0 A-Sun) is coming off a 28-point win in its last game against UNF back on Dec. 5 inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. That contest saw four Lady Buccaneer players score in double figures, with seniors Siarre Evans (
While the Lady Bucs are thriving at home (2-0 on the season), Appalachian State (3-4, 1-1 SoCon) is still searching for its first home win in 2009-10. The Mountaineers have lost to
The Mountaineers are led by junior guard Sam Ramirez, as she is averaging 13.6 points per game and has nailed 17 three-pointers on the year. In addition to Ramirez, freshman post Ashlen Dewart has been a bright spot for coach Darcie Vincent and the Mountaineers. Dewart is recording 12.3 points and 6.3 rebounds in 26.7 minutes of action so far this rookie season.
Thursday marks the 63rd meeting between these two programs, with Appalachian State clinging to a 32-30 lead. However, the Lady Bucs have won six of the last nine meetings - including a 72-68 victory a year ago in
Fans unable to make the trip to Boone can listen to all the action, as "Voice of the Lady Bucs" Don Helman will be handling the play-by-play duties. Fans in
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