E. Tennessee St. defeats D-II Virginia-Wise 111-66
Nov. 19, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Jalen Riley scored 21 points, Lester Wilson 18 and Alex Bates and Rashawn Rembert added 14 apiece as Eastern Tennessee State pounded Division II Virginia-Wise 111-66 on Tuesday night.
Petey McClain dished a career-high 11 assists with four steals despite not scoring and only attempting one shot.
The Cavaliers hit a scoreless stretch of nearly 5 minutes in the first half, missing six shots while Eastern Tennessee State went on an 11-0 run to build a 26-9 lead. Another 20-1 burst in the 4 minutes up to halftime had the Buccaneers up 61-21 by the break.
Charles George topped the Cavaliers with 17 points, Philip Owens II added 16 and Oliver Thompson 14. Virginia-Wise shot just 28.8 percent (17 of 59) and were outrebounded 63-35.
Devin Harris collected 10 rebounds with seven points for the Buccaneers.