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Surging Lady Bucs searching for eighth straight win on Saturday
Friday, January 29, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2010) - The red-hot ETSU women's basketball team puts its season-best seven-game winning streak on the line Saturday afternoon when the Lady Bucs host Lipscomb in Atlantic Sun Conference action. Tip is set for 1:30 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
The Lady Bucs are coming off a 23-point win over
ETSU (11-7, 9-1 in A-Sun) knows Lipscomb quite well, as these two teams just met 10 days ago with the Lady Bucs knocking off the Lady Bisons 76-65 in
Lipscomb enters Saturday's game with a 4-17, 2-9 mark after falling at
The Lady Bisons are currently averaging 60.6 points per game and are led by junior guard Jenna Bartsokas. Bartsokas ranks 10th in the conference in scoring (12.4) and she also leads the team with 53 total assists on the year.
ETSU leads the all-time series 10-1, with its lone loss being a 57-52 setback during the 2006-07 season in
Fans unable to make the trip to
In addition, ETSU students who attend Saturday's contest - along with a handful of selected Lady Buccaneer games - will have a chance to win a Nintendo Wii and enter a drawing for a $1,000 cash giveaway, which will be announced at the last regular season game on Feb. 22. Each time ETSU students attend a Lady Buccaneer game, they will have an opportunity to enter the drawing for more chances to win the cash prize at the end of the season against USC Upstate.
Also, Saturday marks the Lady Buccaneer dorm challenge during the Lipscomb game. The dorm who records the highest percentage of students in attendance will win $1,000 cash.
For more information on Lady Buccaneer basketball, visit www.ETSUBucs.com.