East Tennessee State Buccaneers (8-4) at Wyoming Cowboys (3-7)
College Basketball: Friday, December 21, 2018 at 7:00 pm (Don Haskins Center)
The Line: Wyoming Cowboys +6 -- Over/Under: 143 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The East Tennessee State Buccaneers head west to face the Wyoming Cowboys in Friday college basketball action.
The East Tennessee State Buccaneers were throttled 73-58 at Illinois on Tuesday but have still won seven of nine. East Tennessee State were taken completely out of their game in the first half where Illinois stormed to a 43-18 lead and never looked back behind a 43.3%-34.6% shooting edge with 20 forced turnovers resulting in eight extra shots.
Daivien Williamson was the Buccaneers best offensive weapon with 19 points and three yanks on 8-9 marksmanship followed by Patrick Good with eleven points and two steals on 3-9. Kevon Tucker gave ETSU nine points and three steals while five players combined for 16 points.
The Wyoming Cowboys have dug themselves an early season hole after a 90-87 OT loss to visiting Denver left the team with a 3-7 record. Wyoming sank shots at 52.5% but the Pioneers sank half their looks and were 15-15 at the stripe to overcome 19 turnovers.
The Cowboys were explosive with Jake Hendricks pouring in 27 points with four steals on 10-15 marksmanship including 7-11 from deep. While Justin James added 26 points, eight rebounds and five helpers on 9-21 from the floor and 7-10 at the stripe. Hunter Thompson gave Wyoming 15 points on 6-12 accuracy followed by a ten point, four board effort by Hunter Maldanado.
ETSU Buccaneers are 25-9-1 ATS in their last 35 non-conference games and ETSU Buccaneers are 25-10-2 ATS in their last 37 games overall. Wyoming Cowboys are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 neutral site games and Wyoming
Cowboys are 3-14 ATS in their last 17 non-conference games and Wyoming Cowboys are 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games overall.
East Tennessee State is a solid squad that will be a factor in the SoCon and that says lay the chalk…