East Tennessee State vs. Western Carolina: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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East Tennessee State vs. Western Carolina: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Western Carolina Catamounts (17-14, 10-8 SoCon) hope to continue a three-game home winning streak when they host the East Tennessee State Buccaneers (12-19, 8-10 SoCon) on March 4, 2023.

In its previous game, East Tennessee State topped UNC Greensboro on Saturday, 63-62. Its leading scorer was Jordan King with 25 points. Western Carolina was victorious in its most recent game against VMI, 85-66, on Saturday. Tre Jackson was its leading scorer with 22 points.

When is East Tennessee State vs. Western Carolina and when does it start?

This contest between the Buccaneers and Catamounts will take place on Saturday, March 4, 2023. You can expect the opening tip at 2:30 PM ET.

Where to Watch East Tennessee State vs. Western Carolina

The Buccaneers and Catamounts will hit the hardwood at Harrah’s Cherokee Center for this matchup on March 4, and if you’d like to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN+.

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East Tennessee State Buccaneers vs. Western Carolina Catamounts Game Preview

East Tennessee State Stats, Odds & Insights

East Tennessee State averages 69.5 points per game (235th in college basketball) while allowing 69.0 per outing (143rd in college basketball). It has a +15 scoring differential overall.

The 69.5 points the Buccaneers average are just 1.5 fewer than the Catamounts concede.

East Tennessee State makes 6.4 three-pointers per game (290th in college basketball), 1.4 fewer than its opponents (7.8).

Offensively, the Buccaneers have fared better at home this year, posting 69.8 points per game, compared to 68.0 per game in away games.

On the offensive side of the ball, East Tennessee State has had a tough time putting the ball in the basket over its last 10 games, scoring 69.0 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 69.5 it has put up over the course of this season.

Western Carolina Stats, Odds & Insights

Western Carolina’s +108 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 3.5 points per game) is a result of putting up 74.5 points per game (118th in college basketball) while allowing 71.0 per contest (207th in college basketball).

The Catamounts average 74.5 points, 5.5 more than the Buccaneers give up.

Western Carolina connects on 3.1 more threes per contest than the opposition, 8.7 (58th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 5.6.

The Catamounts are scoring more points at home (78.9 per game) than away (67.7).

Western Carolina has performed worse offensively over its last 10 games, compiling 73.1 points per contest, 1.4 fewer points its than season average of 74.5.

Buccaneers Key Players to Watch

Buccaneers Leaders
Jordan King 31 15.4 3.6 3.2 1.1 0.1 2.1
Jalen Haynes 31 14.3 6.3 1.4 0.5 0.7 0.1
Deanthony Tipler 21 10.4 2.8 1.7 1.3 0.1 2.0
Jaden Seymour 28 8.9 7.4 1.4 0.7 1.0 0.4
Josh Taylor 18 7.6 5.1 0.7 0.8 1.0 0.7

Catamounts Key Players to Watch

Catamounts Leaders
Tre Jackson 30 15.9 3.8 1.6 1.1 0.1 3.5
Tyzhaun Claude 28 15.4 8.6 0.6 0.4 0.9 0.1
Vonterius Woolbright 30 14.4 7.3 5.0 1.1 0.3 0.4
Russell Jones 31 9.5 2.6 2.2 1.6 0.0 1.7
Tyler Harris 31 5.4 2.7 0.9 0.6 0.7 1.2

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.