The East Tennessee State Buccaneers (3-11, 1-6 SoCon) visit the Samford Bulldogs (3-11) after losing eight straight road games. The matchup starts at 1:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 20, 2021.
Samford Bulldogs vs ETSU Bucs prediction and FCS spring football game preview.
Samford vs ETSU Broadcast
Date: Saturday, February 20
Game Time: 1:00 ET
Venue: Greene Stadium, Johnson City, TN
Samford beat Wofford 80-55 on Saturday in the team’s last action, with Andrea Cournoyer leading the effort by scoring 23 points in the victory.
East Tennessee State fell to Furman 55-46 in the team’s last outing on Sunday despite a team-high 11 points from Mykia Dowdell.
Samford Team Stats
Samford has scored 65.9 points per game this season while East Tennessee State allows 65.2 per contest. The Bulldogs are 9-0 when they score over 65 points.
The Bulldogs get most of their scoring output from their starters, with only 15.4 percent of their points coming off of the bench. When Samford non-starters score above that average (10.2 points per game), the Bulldogs are 5-4 this season.
East Tennessee State Team Stats
The Buccaneers average 57.2 points per game, 5.7 fewer than Samford gives up per contest. East Tennessee State is 1-1 when it reaches the 63-point mark on the year.
The Buccaneers hit 64 percent of their free throws as a team, the seventh-best mark in the SoCon. Jasmine Sanders makes 2.3 free throws per game to lead East Tennessee State while connecting on 81 percent of her attempts at the line.
Samford Players to Watch
Cournoyer leads Samford in scoring and puts up 19.5 points and 2.8 steals per game. Raven Omar paces the squad with 4.6 assists and averages 7.7 points, while Annie Ramil leads the Bulldogs with 8.0 rebounds per game and adds 11.3 points High School Football.
Samford’s three-point shooting efforts are led by Cournoyer, who averages 2.4 made three-pointers per game while hitting 37 percent of her shots from downtown.
Player stats reflect 14 of 19 games this season.
East Tennessee State Players to Watch
Sanders leads East Tennessee State in scoring and puts up 10.7 points per game. Kaia Upton paces the squad with 3.0 assists and averages 4.2 points, while Dowdell leads the Buccaneers with 5.8 rebounds per game and adds 9.8 points.
Sanders has a 27 percent shooting percentage from downtown and leads the squad in made threes per game, knocking down 1.3 treys per contest.