February 23, 20171st2ndFinal
East Texas Baptist413980
Hardin-Simmons523789
Stats at a GlanceETBUHSU
FG Percentage.418 (33-79) .510 (26-51)
3P FG Percentage.217 (5-23) .533 (8-15)
FT Percentage.643 (9-14) .806 (29-36)
Offensive Rebounds2112
Defensive Rebounds1826
Total Rebounds3938
Turnovers1420
Steals810
Bench Points299
LeadersETBUHSU
PointsJordan Quillan - 21
Nathaniel Jack - 27
ReboundsWill Thomas - 11
Nathaniel Jack - 14
AssistsLandin Brown - 4
Justin Jones - 4
StealsJordan Quillan - 2
Jordan Gosey - 2
Caleb Spoon - 3
BlocksLandin Brown - 1
Justin Jones - 5
PREVIEW: ETBU Opens ASC Tournament vs. HSU
PREVIEW: ETBU Opens ASC Tournament vs. HSU
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

MARSHALL, Texas – In a win or go home format, the East Texas Baptist University men’s basketball team will open up the American Southwest Conference Tournament against Hardin-Simmons University. HSU finished the regular season as the #1 seed from the ASC West Division, ETBU finished as the #4 seed from the ASC East Division.

ETBU and HSU met earlier this season, with HSU prevailing 84-78 in Abilene. Clayton Stanley and Robby Dooley each had 11 points for ETBU, followed by Dylan Augustine and Jordan Quillian with 10 points. Will Thomas led the way on the glass, bringing down 11 rebounds. ETBU shot 47.6% from the floor and 41% from behind the arc.

HSU was led by Dashun Dixon with 16 points. All five starters scored in double figures, led by Nathaniel Jack and Justin Jones with 12 points, Duane Hopper and Joe Hoeup added 11 points, and Christian O’Neal finished with 10 points. Jones blocked nine shots, and Jack grabbed 13 rebounds. HSU shot 55.6% from the floor, and 44% from behind the arc.

This will be ETBU’s fourth straight trip to the ASC Tournament, setting a new program record. ETBU is 5-16 all-time versus HSU. Listed below are the tournament seedings, and when the teams play in the opening round on Thursday.

ASC East Division

  • #1 LeTourneau University
  • #2 Texas Dallas
  • #3 Texas Tyler
  • #4 ETBU

ASC West Division

  • #1 Hardin-Simmons
  • #2 Concordia-Texas
  • #3 Mary Hardin-Baylor
  • #4 Sul Ross State

Thursday, February 23rd

  • 12:00 p.m. - #2 Texas Dallas vs. #3 Mary Hardin-Baylor
  • 2:00 p.m. - #1 Hardin-Simmons vs. #4 ETBU
  • 5:00 p.m. - #2 Concordia-Texas vs. #3 Texas Tyler
  • 7:30 p.m. - #1 LeTourneau vs. #4 Sul Ross State

ETBU will tipoff against HSU after the UT Dallas and UMHB game. ETBU is looking to advance past the first round for the third straight season.

ASC Tournament History

2003 - McMurry 98, ETBU 91

2005 - Sul Ross St. 89, ETBU 77

2006 - Mary Hardin-Baylor 77, ETBU 76

2008 - Mary Hardin-Baylor 66, ETBU 50

2010 - ETBU 85, McMurry 77

          Texas-Dallas 86, ETBU 54

2011 - Hardin-Simmons 72, ETBU 71

2012 - McMurry 100, ETBU 75

2014 – Texas Dallas 80, ETBU 65

2015 - ETBU 67, Ozarks 52

          ETBU 75, Howard Payne 73

          ETBU 81, Concordia 72

2016 - ETBU 70, UMHB 64

          Lousiana College 56, ETBU 44