W.BBall Opens December at ETSU (W 84-77)


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SCOUTING THE BUCCANEERS
East Tennessee State enters Saturday’s contest with a 1-8 record after defeating Appalachian State 95-64 on Thursday. Erica Haynes-Overton is the only ETSU player averaging double-figures in scoring this season with 19.8 points per game.
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As a team, the Buccaneers are shooting 40.8 percent from the field and 24.6 percent from beyond the 3-point line, leading to 64.8 points per game. ETSU allows opponents to score 79.0 points per game on 46.2 percent from the field and 43.8 percent from beyond the 3-point line.
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ETSU has been a balanced rebounding team this season, trailing in the rebounding margin by just 0.3 at 37.8-37.5. Sadasia Tipps leads the Bucs with 5.4 rebounds per game, while Brittney Snowden pulls down 5.1.

Fans can hear the contest at East Tennessee State live via the home for Women’s Basketball Radio, UHCougars.com/wbbradio. Live stats will be made available courtesy of Stat Broadcast, and the official Twitter account of Houston Women’s Basketball, @UHCougarWBB, will offer updates throughout the game.


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NEWS AND NOTES

* Houston pulled down 14 more rebounds than ETSU, winning the battle on the glass 47-33. The Cougars outrebounded ETSU on the offensive end 21-9, leading to a 19-12 advantage in second-chance points.
* Houston forced 26 turnovers in the contest, topping its season average which sat at 25.88 per game entering the game. The Cougars scored 27 points off turnovers.
* The Cougars blocked six shots in the contest, giving them an average of 8.0 blocks per game over the week.
* Houston shot 50.0 percent (5-of-10) from beyond the 3-point line, a season best.
* With two offensive rebounds in the game, senior Serithia Hawkins now has 295 in her career, moving her to fifth on the all-time offensive rebounding list at Houston and passing Kiemona Harris (294; 2001-05).
* Hawkins also hit a milestone on the defensive glass, pulling down four rebounds and giving her 481 in her career, which moves her past Chandi Jones (479; 2000-04) for fourth all-time at Houston.
* Freshman Dymond Gladney finished the contest with a career-high eight points.
* Senior Octavia Barnes matched a career-high with her 11 rebounds.


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