E. Tennessee State @ Western Carolina
Current Records: E. Tennessee State 10-17; Western Carolina 14-13
What to Know
The Western Carolina Catamounts will be returning home after a two-game road trip. The Catamounts and the E. Tennessee State Buccaneers will face off in a Southern battle at 7 p.m. ET Wednesday at Ramsey Center. E. Tennessee State will be strutting in after a win while Western Carolina will be stumbling in from a loss.
A victory for Western Carolina just wasn't in the stars this past Saturday as the team never even grasped a temporary lead. They were pulverized by the Furman Paladins 93-59. Guard Vonterius Woolbright had a rough afternoon: he finished with only eight points on 2-for-12 shooting in his 30 minutes on the court.
Meanwhile, things were close when E. Tennessee State and the VMI Keydets clashed last week, but E. Tennessee State ultimately edged out the opposition 69-65.
Barring any buzzer beaters, the Catamounts are expected to win a tight contest. Those playing the odds have seen things go back and forth with Western Carolina, who are 12-11-1 against the spread.
Western Carolina had enough points to win and then some against E. Tennessee State in the teams' previous meeting last month, taking their contest 71-60. Will Western Carolina repeat their success, or does E. Tennessee State have a better game plan this time around? We'll find out soon enough.
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: Ramsey Center -- Cullowhee, North Carolina
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Catamounts are a slight 2.5-point favorite against the Buccaneers, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Catamounts as a 3-point favorite.
E. Tennessee State have won 14 out of their last 16 games against Western Carolina.
- Jan 04, 2023 - Western Carolina 71 vs. E. Tennessee State 60
- Feb 02, 2022 - Western Carolina 87 vs. E. Tennessee State 84
- Jan 10, 2022 - E. Tennessee State 87 vs. Western Carolina 69
- Jan 20, 2021 - E. Tennessee State 59 vs. Western Carolina 48
- Dec 30, 2020 - E. Tennessee State 86 vs. Western Carolina 78
- Mar 08, 2020 - E. Tennessee State 97 vs. Western Carolina 75
- Feb 29, 2020 - E. Tennessee State 68 vs. Western Carolina 67
- Jan 18, 2020 - E. Tennessee State 85 vs. Western Carolina 66
- Mar 02, 2019 - E. Tennessee State 81 vs. Western Carolina 74
- Jan 26, 2019 - E. Tennessee State 91 vs. Western Carolina 69
- Feb 17, 2018 - E. Tennessee State 72 vs. Western Carolina 61
- Jan 20, 2018 - E. Tennessee State 66 vs. Western Carolina 50
- Feb 25, 2017 - E. Tennessee State 68 vs. Western Carolina 52
- Jan 14, 2017 - E. Tennessee State 75 vs. Western Carolina 52
- Feb 15, 2016 - E. Tennessee State 83 vs. Western Carolina 77
- Jan 02, 2016 - E. Tennessee State 82 vs. Western Carolina 66