ETSU beats Campbell 72-57, ties for league lead
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP)—Justin Tubbs scored 18 points and Jocolby Davis hit a key 3-pointer with 2:58 left to lift East Tennessee State to a 72-57 victory over Campbell on Wednesday night.
The win moved the Buccaneers (11-10, 7-3 Atlantic Sun Conference) into a three-way tie for the conference lead with the Camels (12-7, 7-3) and Jacksonville.
ETSU led 40-22 early in the second half but the Camels whittled the lead to 51-47 before Davis connected on a 40-foot 3-pointer.
Tubbs hit 3-pointers on ETSU’s next two possessions, and the Buccaneers never led by less than nine after that.
ETSU shot 58.5 percent (24-for-41), including 50 percent (8-for-16) on 3-pointers. Campbell shot just 39.3 percent overall (22-for-56) and 18.2 percent (2-for-11) on 3-pointers.
Tommy Hubbard added 15 points and 10 rebounds for ETSU.
Jonathan Rodriguez and Junard Hartley scored 12 points apiece for Campbell.