E. Tennessee St. defeats D-II Virginia-Wise 111-66

BY foxsports • November 18, 2014

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) Jalen Riley scored 21 points, Lester Wilson 18 and Alex Bates and Rashawn Rembert added 14 apiece as Eastern Tennessee State pounded Division II Virginia-Wise 111-66 on Tuesday night.

Petey McClain dished a career-high 11 assists with four steals despite not scoring and only attempting one shot.

The Cavaliers hit a scoreless stretch of nearly 5 minutes in the first half, missing six shots while Eastern Tennessee State went on an 11-0 run to build a 26-9 lead. Another 20-1 burst in the 4 minutes up to halftime had the Buccaneers up 61-21 by the break.

Charles George topped the Cavaliers with 17 points, Philip Owens II added 16 and Oliver Thompson 14. Virginia-Wise shot just 28.8 percent (17 of 59) and were outrebounded 63-35.

Devin Harris collected 10 rebounds with seven points for the Buccaneers.

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