ETSU and USC Upstate Finish Regular Season on CSS

Friday, March 01, 2013

MACON, Ga. - The final Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball CSS Friday Night Contest of the regular season features USC Upstate at ETSU as both enter with identical conference records. The 7 p.m. regular-season finale for both teams features two of the top scorers in the A-Sun with USC Upstate's Torrey Craig and ETSU's Jarvis Jones.

The Spartans won the first meeting this season with a 88-71 victory in Spartanburg on Jan. 28th, but the Buccaneers have won the last five conference meetings against USC Upstate in Johnson City.

Matt Stewart and Sonny Smith are on the call for the 7 p.m. tip. The game can also be seen on ESPN3. Fans can also follow along on Twitter by using the official hashtag of A-Sun Men's Basketball; #ASunMBB.

USC Upstate (14-16; 8-9) at ETSU (10-20; 8-9) - CSS/ESPN3 - 7 PM
• USC Upstate's Torrey Craig needs four points for 1,500 in his career. He ranks has 33rd all-time in the A-Sun.
• ETSU's Jarvis Jones ranks third in the A-Sun in scoring at 16.4 PPG; Craig ranks 1st at 16.9 PPG.
• In A-Sun play, Jones ranks second in scoring (17.3 PPG), while Craig ranks 8th (15.8 PPG).
• The Spartans Babatunde Olumuyiwa has 132 career blocks; 17th most in A-Sun history. He needs two to tie for 16th.
• ETSU has won five-straight games vs. USC Upstate in Johnson City. The home team has won the last six games in the series.
• Ty Greene averages 2.5 three's made in conference games, which ranks fourth-best in the conference.
• ETSU won the last two games at home vs. Upstate by 15 points in 2011 and 2012.
• Upstate's Jodd Maxey has 50 blocks this season. He needs six more to crack the top-25 of the A-Sun single-season record book.
• Three Bucs rank in top-15 in conference play for three's made; Rashawn Rembert (2.2; 8th), Jarvis Jones (2.1; 13th) and Lester Wilson (1.9; 15th).




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