UNC Asheville Bulldogs (7-4) at East Tennessee State Buccaneers (4-7)
Johnson City, Tennessee; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UNC Asheville visits the East Tennessee State Buccaneers after Tajion Jones scored 30 points in UNC Asheville’s 94-84 victory against the South Carolina State Bulldogs.
The Buccaneers are 3-3 in home games. East Tennessee State is 0-2 in games decided by less than 4 points.
The Bulldogs are 2-3 in road games. UNC Asheville averages 82.5 points while outscoring opponents by 8.7 points per game.
TOP PERFORMERS: Deanthony Tipler is shooting 41.4% from beyond the arc with 2.7 made 3-pointers per game for the Buccaneers, while averaging 13 points.
Drew Pember is averaging 20.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 2.7 blocks for the Bulldogs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Buccaneers: 3-7, averaging 69.4 points, 31.9 rebounds, 13.7 assists, 7.3 steals and 2.9 blocks per game while shooting 45.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 68.4 points per game.
Bulldogs: 6-4, averaging 81.0 points, 34.6 rebounds, 14.0 assists, 7.3 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 49.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 71.7 points.
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