Lenoir-Rhyne vs. East Tennessee State (5-3)
Freedom Hall Civic Center, Johnson City, Tennessee; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The East Tennessee State Buccaneers are set to battle the Bears of Division II Lenoir-Rhyne. East Tennessee State lost 70-56 at UAB in its most recent game.
TEAM LEADERS: David Sloan has averaged 13.1 points this year for East Tennessee State. Complementing Sloan is Ledarrius Brewer, who is averaging 11 points and 4.4 rebounds per game.DEEP-THREAT DAVID: Through eight games, East Tennessee State’s David Sloan has connected on 40 percent of the 40 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also converting 86.4 percent of his free throws this season.
DID YOU KNOW: East Tennessee State went 2-4 overall when playing against out-of-conference foes last year. The Buccaneers scored 60.8 points per contest across those six contests.
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