Vanderbilt vs. East Tennessee
|Site||Memorial Gym (14,168) |
|Date/Time||DEC. 5, 2006 • 8 P.M. CT|
|Head Coach||Kevin Stallings||Murray Bartow|
|Series Record||VU leads, 7-0|
|Free Throw %||.709||.710|
Scouting ETSU: East Tennessee State is coming off a 75-61 road win at Stetson on Saturday. The Buccaneers have won three consecutive games and will finish off their current seven-game road swing tonight against Vanderbilt. ETSU is in its second season in the Atlantic Sun Conference. The Bucs finished 15-13 overall and 12-8 in the league a year ago.
Sophomore guard Courtney Pigram leads the Bucs and ranks fourth in the Atlantic Sun in scoring with 16.6 points per game. He has attempted more than a quarter of all of ETSU's field goal attempts this season (129 of ETSU's 479 FGAs). Pigram is shooting 37.2 percent from the field (48-of-129) and 37.7 percent from beyond the arc (26-of-69).
Senior forward Brad Nuckles leads the team and ranks 4th in the A-Sun with 8.2 rebounds per game. His 55.6 percent field goal shooting (40-of-72) ranks third in the league.