NCAA Men's Basketball

East Tennessee State Buccaneers (30-4)


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@ Wof 
W 60-54
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vs. WCU 
W 68-67
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vs. VMI 
W 70-57
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vs. WCU 
W 97-75
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vs. Wof 
W 72-58
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ETSU defeats upset-minded Wofford 72-58 to win SoCon title

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Isaiah Tisdale said he had a dream that East Tennessee State was going to win the Southern Conference Tournament.

That dream was realized on Monday night.

Tisdale scored 24 points and was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player as top-seeded ETSU defeated upset-minded Wofford 72-58 to win the SoCon Tournament and earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

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Leaders
Points: T. Boyd III13.6
Rebounds: B. Hodges5.8
Assists: I. Tisdale2.8
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: No qualifiers
3P%: T. Boyd III37.7%
Steals: T. Boyd III1.5
Blocks: L. N'Guessan1.1
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Florida State26-5
5 Baylor26-4
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Creighton24-7
8 Kentucky25-6
9 Michigan State22-9
10 Duke25-6
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Florida State26-5
5 Baylor26-4
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Kentucky25-6
8 Villanova24-7
9 Creighton24-7
10 Duke25-6
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Southern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
East Tennessee State 16-2 30-4
Furman 15-3 25-7
UNCG 13-5 23-9
Mercer 11-7 17-15
Western Carolina 10-8 19-12
Chattanooga 10-8 20-13
Wofford 8-10 19-16
Samford 4-14 10-23
VMI 3-15 9-24
Citadel 0-18 6-24
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 76.3 (44)
Rebounds: 10.9 (97)
Assists: 13.9 (102)
FG%: 47.5% (16)
FT%: 69.4% (225)
3P%: 34.6% (106)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 63.1 (26)
Rebounds: 24.6 (236)
Assists: 10.4 (31)
FG%: 42.5% (162)
FT%: 70.1% (148)
3P%: 30.1% (39)