Halftime Report

This match looks nothing like the tight 74-70 margin from App. State's win over ETSU in their previous head-to-head back in November of 2022. App. State has a bit of a cushion as they currently lead ETSU 42-22.

App. State entered the matchup having won three straight and they're just one half away from another. Will they make it four, or will ETSU step up and spoil it? We'll know soon.

Who's Playing

ETSU Buccaneers @ App. State Mountaineers

Current Records: ETSU 3-3, App. State 4-2

How To Watch

  • When: Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Holmes Convocation Center -- Boone, North Carolina
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What to Know

The App. State Mountaineers will be playing at home against the ETSU Buccaneers at 6:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Holmes Convocation Center. Both teams come into the contest bolstered by wins in their previous matches.

App. State entered their tilt with Austin Peay with two consecutive wins but they'll enter their next game with three. The Mountaineers were the clear victor by a 78-58 margin over the Governors. When it comes to teams that have lost (badly) to App. State, App. State is are in good company: they have won three games by 20 points or more this season.

Meanwhile, winning is just a little bit easier when you make seven more threes than your opponent, a fact ETSU proved on Friday. They walked away with a 82-71 victory over the Bulldogs.

Their wins bumped the Mountaineers to 4-2 and the Governors to 3-4.

Looking forward, App. State is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 11 points. They might be worth a quick bet since they've covered the spread the last three times they've played.

This contest is one where the number of possessions is likely to be a big factor: App. State have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 42.5 rebounds per game. However, it's not like ETSU struggles in that department as they've been averaging 38.5 per game. Given these competing strengths, it'll be interesting to see how their clash plays out. Check CBS Sports after the action for a full breakdown of the game and more NCAA Basketball content.


App. State is a big 11-point favorite against ETSU, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 11-point spread, and stayed right there.

The over/under is set at 138 points.

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Series History

App. State has won 2 out of their last 3 games against ETSU.

  • Nov 23, 2022 - App. State 74 vs. ETSU 70
  • Nov 12, 2021 - App. State 69 vs. ETSU 67
  • Nov 26, 2019 - ETSU 78 vs. App. State 69