Northern Kentucky vs. East Tenn State: Recap and Stats

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Northern Kentucky vs. East Tenn State: Recap and Stats
Northern Kentucky 70
(7-11, 4-7 away)
East Tenn State 68
(6-17, 3-8 home)
Venue: Memorial Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 31, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Northern Kentucky 28 42 70
East Tenn State 31 37 68
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Northern Kentucky E Jones 25 C Jackson 9 E Faulkner 5
East Tenn State J Jones 23 J Walton 6 J Jones 6

East Tennessee State was narrowly defeated by Northern Kentucky 70-68 in conference play on Thursday, January 31st. The Buccaneers are still looking for their first win over an AP-Ranked team this season (0-2). The Buccaneers got a career-high 23 points and six assists from Jarvis Jones. Lester Wilson also had a good game, scoring 16 points and adding six rebounds. For the Norse, Eshaunte Jones got a game-high 25 points (9 Reb 5 Ast), including 7-of-11 shooting from three-point range. East Tennessee State (6-17, 4-6 Atlantic Sun) takes on Lipscomb (8-13, 3-7 Atlantic Sun) on Saturday, February 2nd at home.

East Tennessee State Game Notes

  • The Buccaneers have been unlucky 5 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, East Tennessee State has lost 30 close games.
  • East Tennessee State has lost 91% of the time this season (1-10) after recording 10 or fewer free throws made.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 51.0% or better this season, East Tennessee State has lost 100% of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 44.0% or better this season, East Tennessee State has lost 100% of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records 26 or more field goals made this season, East Tennessee State has lost 90% of the time (1-9).
  • The Buccaneers have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past 5 games.
  • East Tennessee State has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 4th loss of the season where the Buccaneers opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 9th game at home this season--ETSU has a -1.1 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Jarvis Jones accounted for 33.8% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Lester Wilson and John Walton) accounted for 41.3% of the rebounds.
  • Jarvis Jones has led the team in scoring in 7 out of 23 games this season.
  • Lester Wilson has led the team in rebounding in 12 out of 23 games this season.
  • This marks the 2nd 20-point game of Jarvis Jones's career.
  • Jarvis Jones has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jarvis Jones had career highs with 23 points, 9 field goals made, and 6 assists.
  • Lester Wilson has 5 straight double-digit point games.

Northern Kentucky Game Notes

  • The Norse won this one, but have lost 4 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Northern Kentucky has lost 4 close games.
  • Eshaunte Jones recorded a team season high in three-pointers with 7.
  • Eshaunte Jones accounted for 35.7% of the team's points.
  • Chad Jackson accounted for 31.0% of the team's rebounds.
  • Eshaunte Jones has led the team in scoring 10 times in 18 games this season.
  • Chad Jackson has led the team in rebounding 4 times in 18 games this season.
  • This marks the 6th 20-point game of Eshaunte Jones's career.
  • Eshaunte Jones has 4 straight 20+ point games.
  • Eshaunte Jones set career highs with 7 three-pointers, 9 rebounds, and 8 defensive rebounds.
  • Chad Jackson has 3 straight double-digit point games.
NoKY PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Eshaunte Jones382595202
AChad Jackson361294003
AErnest Watson371623212
AJack Flournoy191131000
CEthan Faulkner36205102
C-Tyler White17201100
C-Anthony Monaco8040002
-John Staley7200002
ETSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJarvis Jones382326102
ALester Wilson351660110
BJohn Walton19261111
B-Rashawn Rembert251011010
C+Hunter Harris18231000
C+K. Gadsden-Gilliard31842103
CM. Stramaglia14401101
CYunio Barrueta5030000
DPetey McClain15310003

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