Lees-McRae vs. East Tennessee State (4-2)
Freedom Hall Civic Center, Johnson City, Tennessee; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The East Tennessee State Buccaneers are set to battle the Bobcats of Division II Lees-McRae. East Tennessee State is coming off a 57-51 win in Naples over Kent State in its most recent game.
BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: David Sloan has averaged 13.7 points this year for East Tennessee State. Jordan King has complemented Sloan with 11 points per game.DAVID FROM DISTANCE: Through six games, East Tennessee State’s David Sloan has connected on 44.8 percent of the 29 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also shooting 91.7 percent from the free throw line this season.
DID YOU KNOW: East Tennessee State went 2-4 overall against out-of-conference competition last season. The Buccaneers put up 60.8 points per contest across those six games.
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