10 EJ Bush
10 EJ Bush
Height: 6-5
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Oak Ridge, Tenn.
High School: Oak Ridge
Previous College: Bryan
Position: F
gp 15
pts/g 14.3
fg % 50.3
3pt % 42.9
ft % 60.0
reb/g 8.5
a/g 1.6

PRIOR TO CARSON-NEWMAN: Bush earned NAIA All-American honors at the conclusion of his sophomore year at Bryan College.  He also garnered All-AAC First Team and All-Defensive Team recognition at the conclusion of the Lions' regular season. Bush led Bryan in a myriad of stats, including 474 total points for a 17.6 points per game average, 227 rebounds for an 8.4 rebounds per game average, 61 assists and 45 blocks. His 24 steals were second on the team. He shot 48 percent from the field. Bush tallied a team-best 11 double-doubles in his sophomore season at Bryan, which was the 5th most in the AAC. He had a career-high 32 points in mid-January against St. Andrews University (N.C.). He ranked 12th in the NAIA in blocks per game. As a freshman, he earned AAC Freshman of the Year honors as well as representing Bryan on the All-AAC second team, all-freshman team and all-defensive team.  As a freshman, Bush averaged 14 points on 57 percent shooting, both team highs for the Lions that year. 

HIGH SCHOOL:  In high school, he helped Oak Ridge to a 126-18 record in his four years with the program.  He helped the Wildcats to a quartet of district titles, a pair of region titles and three trips to the state tournament.  He was named MVP of the region tournament as a senior. 

PERSONAL: The son of Carrena Bush, he plans on studying political science at Carson-Newman.  His brother, Rober Austin, plays football at Pikeville.

Recent Games
Dec 18 Mars Hill L, 99-90
Jan 4 at Catawba L, 98-91
Jan 8 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 85-80
Jan 11 #24 Queens L, 84-72
Jan 15 Tusculum W, 72-68
Jan 18 at Newberry L, 80-63
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 9
Games started 15 9
Minutes 415 263
Minutes per game 27.7 29.2
FG 83-165 46-101
FG Pct 50.3 45.5
3PT 6-14 6-12
3PT Pct 42.9 50.0
FT 42-70 30-46
FT Pct 60.0 65.2
Off rebounds 46 24
Def rebounds 82 48
Total rebounds 128 72
Rebounds per game 8.5 8.0
Personal fouls 35 23
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 24 19
Turnovers 22 19
Assist to turnover ratio 1.1 1.0
Steals 13 9
Blocks 18 9
Points 214 128
Points per game 14.3 14.2
Points per 40 min 20.6 19.5
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 8 at Lees-McRae L, 103-101 1 28 13-17 76.5 0-0 - 1-5 20.0 27
Nov 9 vs. King (Tenn.) L, 93-74 1 29 7-15 46.7 0-1 0.0 1-3 33.3 15
Nov 13 Shorter W, 113-98 1 23 9-12 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 18
Nov 18 Tenn. Wesleyan W, 103-70 1 26 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 5
Nov 20 Southern Wesleyan L, 80-78 1 26 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 9
Nov 26 Lincoln Memorial L, 93-88 1 29 9-15 60.0 2-6 33.3 2-5 40.0 22
Nov 30 Wingate W, 92-78 1 29 2-10 20.0 0-1 0.0 5-10 50.0 9
Dec 4 Warren Wilson W, 99-70 1 20 3-6 50.0 0-1 0.0 6-8 75.0 12
Dec 7 at Anderson (S.C.) L, 75-71 1 37 9-21 42.9 0-0 - 1-6 16.7 19
Dec 11 at Belmont L, 105-56 1 19 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 6
Dec 14 Coker W, 100-70 1 14 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 11
Dec 18 Mars Hill L, 99-90 1 31 3-9 33.3 1-1 100.0 3-4 75.0 10
Jan 4 at Catawba L, 98-91 1 27 6-8 75.0 1-1 100.0 6-6 100.0 19
Jan 8 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 85-80 1 32 6-14 42.9 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 15
Jan 11 #24 Queens L, 84-72 1 31 3-7 42.9 1-1 100.0 4-4 100.0 11
Jan 15 Tusculum W, 72-68 1 33 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 12
Jan 18 at Newberry L, 80-63 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 Virginia-Wise   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 at Wingate   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 at Lincoln Memorial   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Anderson (S.C.)   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 at Mars Hill   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Coker   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 Lenoir-Rhyne   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Catawba   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Tusculum   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 at Queens (N.C.)   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 at Virginia-Wise   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 Newberry   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 8 at Lees-McRae L, 103-101 1 28 6 7 13 2 1 2.0 1 3 1 -
Nov 9 vs. King (Tenn.) L, 93-74 1 29 3 5 8 2 0 - 0 0 2 -
Nov 13 Shorter W, 113-98 1 23 4 6 10 0 0 - 0 1 2 -
Nov 18 Tenn. Wesleyan W, 103-70 1 26 2 4 6 0 0 - 2 1 2 -
Nov 20 Southern Wesleyan L, 80-78 1 26 4 4 8 0 2 0.0 1 2 3 -
Nov 26 Lincoln Memorial L, 93-88 1 29 4 3 7 1 2 0.5 0 1 3 0
Nov 30 Wingate W, 92-78 1 29 2 6 8 1 2 0.5 0 1 4 -
Dec 4 Warren Wilson W, 99-70 1 20 3 8 11 1 0 - 0 2 2 -
Dec 7 at Anderson (S.C.) L, 75-71 1 37 7 7 14 3 2 1.5 0 0 2 -
Dec 11 at Belmont L, 105-56 1 19 2 2 4 0 4 0.0 1 1 0 -
Dec 14 Coker W, 100-70 1 14 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 18 Mars Hill L, 99-90 1 31 1 6 7 4 2 2.0 0 1 3 -
Jan 4 at Catawba L, 98-91 1 27 2 9 11 2 2 1.0 5 2 1 -
Jan 8 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 85-80 1 32 1 6 7 3 2 1.5 0 1 2 -
Jan 11 #24 Queens L, 84-72 1 31 3 6 9 3 2 1.5 1 3 3 -
Jan 15 Tusculum W, 72-68 1 33 3 4 7 1 4 0.3 3 0 3 -
Jan 18 at Newberry L, 80-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 Virginia-Wise   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 at Wingate   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 at Lincoln Memorial   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Anderson (S.C.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 at Mars Hill   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Coker   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 Lenoir-Rhyne   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Catawba   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Tusculum   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 at Queens (N.C.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 at Virginia-Wise   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 Newberry   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 15 15 27.7 5.5-11.0 50.3 0.4-0.9 42.9 2.8-4.7 60.0 14.3
Conference 9 9 29.2 5.1-11.2 45.5 0.7-1.3 50.0 3.3-5.1 65.2 14.2
Exhibition 1 1 19.0 3.0-8.0 37.5 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-2.0 0.0 6.0
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Home 10 10 26.2 4.2-9.0 46.7 0.4-1.0 40.0 3.1-4.8 64.6 11.9
Away 4 4 31.0 8.5-15.0 56.7 0.5-0.8 66.7 2.5-4.8 52.6 20.0
Neutral 1 1 29.0 7.0-15.0 46.7 0.0-1.0 0.0 1.0-3.0 33.3 15.0
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Wins 6 6 24.2 3.8-8.5 45.1 0.0-0.3 0.0 3.5-5.5 63.6 11.2
Losses 9 9 30.0 6.7-12.7 52.6 0.7-1.3 50.0 2.3-4.1 56.8 16.3
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November 7 7 27.1 6.4-11.9 54.2 0.3-1.1 25.0 1.9-4.4 41.9 15.0
December 4 4 25.5 4.5-10.5 42.9 0.2-0.5 50.0 3.8-6.0 62.5 13.0
January 4 4 30.8 5.0-10.0 50.0 0.8-1.0 75.0 3.5-3.8 93.3 14.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 15 15 415 83-165 50.3 6-14 42.9 42-70 60.0 214
Conference 9 9 263 46-101 45.5 6-12 50.0 30-46 65.2 128
Exhibition 1 1 19 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 6
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Home 10 10 262 42-90 46.7 4-10 40.0 31-48 64.6 119
Away 4 4 124 34-60 56.7 2-3 66.7 10-19 52.6 80
Neutral 1 1 29 7-15 46.7 0-1 0.0 1-3 33.3 15
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Wins 6 6 145 23-51 45.1 0-2 0.0 21-33 63.6 67
Losses 9 9 270 60-114 52.6 6-12 50.0 21-37 56.8 147
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November 7 7 190 45-83 54.2 2-8 25.0 13-31 41.9 105
December 4 4 102 18-42 42.9 1-2 50.0 15-24 62.5 52
January 4 4 123 20-40 50.0 3-4 75.0 14-15 93.3 57
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 15 15 27.7 8.0-15.9 50.3 0.6-1.3 42.9 4.0-6.7 60.0 20.6
Conference 9 9 29.2 7.0-15.4 45.5 0.9-1.8 50.0 4.6-7.0 65.2 19.5
Exhibition 1 1 19.0 6.3-16.8 37.5 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-4.2 0.0 12.6
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Home 10 10 26.2 6.4-13.7 46.7 0.6-1.5 40.0 4.7-7.3 64.6 18.2
Away 4 4 31.0 11.0-19.4 56.7 0.6-1.0 66.7 3.2-6.1 52.6 25.8
Neutral 1 1 29.0 9.7-20.7 46.7 0.0-1.4 0.0 1.4-4.1 33.3 20.7
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Wins 6 6 24.2 6.3-14.1 45.1 0.0-0.6 0.0 5.8-9.1 63.6 18.5
Losses 9 9 30.0 8.9-16.9 52.6 0.9-1.8 50.0 3.1-5.5 56.8 21.8
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November 7 7 27.1 9.5-17.5 54.2 0.4-1.7 25.0 2.7-6.5 41.9 22.1
December 4 4 25.5 7.1-16.5 42.9 0.4-0.8 50.0 5.9-9.4 62.5 20.4
January 4 4 30.8 6.5-13.0 50.0 1.0-1.3 75.0 4.6-4.9 93.3 18.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 15 15 27.7 3.1 5.5 8.5 2.3 0.0 1.6 1.5 1.1 0.9 1.2
Conference 9 9 29.2 2.7 5.3 8.0 2.6 0.0 2.1 2.1 1.0 1.0 1.0
Exhibition 1 1 19.0 2.0 2.0 4.0 0.0 - 0.0 4.0 0.0 1.0 1.0
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Home 10 10 26.2 2.7 4.8 7.5 2.7 0.0 1.2 1.5 0.8 0.7 1.2
Away 4 4 31.0 4.0 7.3 11.3 1.5 - 2.5 1.8 1.4 1.5 1.5
Neutral 1 1 29.0 3.0 5.0 8.0 2.0 - 2.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Wins 6 6 24.2 2.5 4.8 7.3 2.5 - 0.7 1.2 0.6 0.8 0.8
Losses 9 9 30.0 3.4 5.9 9.3 2.2 0.0 2.2 1.7 1.3 0.9 1.4
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November 7 7 27.1 3.6 5.0 8.6 2.4 0.0 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.6 1.3
December 4 4 25.5 3.0 5.5 8.5 2.3 - 2.3 1.3 1.8 0.0 0.8
January 4 4 30.8 2.3 6.3 8.5 2.3 - 2.3 2.5 0.9 2.3 1.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 15 15 415 46 82 128 35 0 24 22 1.1 13 18
Conference 9 9 263 24 48 72 23 0 19 19 1.0 9 9
Exhibition 1 1 19 2 2 4 0 - 0 4 0.0 1 1
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Home 10 10 262 27 48 75 27 0 12 15 0.8 7 12
Away 4 4 124 16 29 45 6 - 10 7 1.4 6 6
Neutral 1 1 29 3 5 8 2 - 2 0 - 0 0
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Wins 6 6 145 15 29 44 15 - 4 7 0.6 5 5
Losses 9 9 270 31 53 84 20 0 20 15 1.3 8 13
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November 7 7 190 25 35 60 17 0 6 7 0.9 4 9
December 4 4 102 12 22 34 9 - 9 5 1.8 0 3
January 4 4 123 9 25 34 9 - 9 10 0.9 9 6
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 15 15 27.7 4.4 7.9 12.3 3.4 0.0 2.3 2.1 1.1 1.3 1.7
Conference 9 9 29.2 3.7 7.3 11.0 3.5 0.0 2.9 2.9 1.0 1.4 1.4
Exhibition 1 1 19.0 4.2 4.2 8.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.4 0.0 2.1 2.1
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Home 10 10 26.2 4.1 7.3 11.5 4.1 0.0 1.8 2.3 0.8 1.1 1.8
Away 4 4 31.0 5.2 9.4 14.5 1.9 0.0 3.2 2.3 1.4 1.9 1.9
Neutral 1 1 29.0 4.1 6.9 11.0 2.8 0.0 2.8 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Wins 6 6 24.2 4.1 8.0 12.1 4.1 0.0 1.1 1.9 0.6 1.4 1.4
Losses 9 9 30.0 4.6 7.9 12.4 3.0 0.0 3.0 2.2 1.3 1.2 1.9
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November 7 7 27.1 5.3 7.4 12.6 3.6 0.0 1.3 1.5 0.9 0.8 1.9
December 4 4 25.5 4.7 8.6 13.3 3.5 0.0 3.5 2.0 1.8 0.0 1.2
January 4 4 30.8 2.9 8.1 11.1 2.9 0.0 2.9 3.3 0.9 2.9 2.0