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 28
pts/g 12.5
fg % 47.7
3pt % 37.5
ft % 66.7
reb/g 7.7
a/g 1.3

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
Feb 12 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 70-69
Feb 15 Catawba L, 74-61
Feb 19 at Tusculum L, 62-52
Feb 22 at Queens (N.C.) L, 83-71
Feb 26 at Virginia-Wise W, 91-78
Feb 29 Newberry L, 87-76
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 22
Games started 28 22
Minutes 737 585
Minutes per game 26.3 26.6
FG 127-266 90-202
FG Pct 47.7 44.6
3PT 9-24 9-22
3PT Pct 37.5 40.9
FT 88-132 76-108
FT Pct 66.7 70.4
Off rebounds 71 49
Def rebounds 145 111
Total rebounds 216 160
Rebounds per game 7.7 7.3
Personal fouls 72 60
Disqualifications 2 2
Assists 36 31
Turnovers 52 49
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 0.6
Steals 19 15
Blocks 27 18
Points 351 265
Points per game 12.5 12.0
Points per 40 min 19.1 18.1
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 1 27 3-10 30.0 1-1 100.0 2-4 50.0 9
Jan 22 Virginia-Wise W, 78-69 1 27 3-5 60.0 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 9
Jan 25 at Wingate L, 96-84 1 18 3-9 33.3 0-1 0.0 5-5 100.0 11
Jan 29 at #2/2 Lincoln Memorial L, 87-65 1 29 7-11 63.6 1-2 50.0 3-6 50.0 18
Feb 1 Anderson (S.C.) L, 75-72 1 28 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 8
Feb 5 at Mars Hill L, 74-65 1 28 7-11 63.6 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 16
Feb 8 at Coker W, 77-56 1 18 0-4 0.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Feb 12 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 70-69 1 29 6-11 54.5 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 13
Feb 15 Catawba L, 74-61 1 18 5-9 55.6 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 13
Feb 19 at Tusculum L, 62-52 1 26 1-10 10.0 0-0 - 8-10 80.0 10
Feb 22 at Queens (N.C.) L, 83-71 1 28 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 10
Feb 26 at Virginia-Wise W, 91-78 1 20 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 6
Feb 29 Newberry L, 87-76 1 26 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 6-9 66.7 12
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 1 27 3 5 8 2 5 0.4 0 0 5 1
Jan 22 Virginia-Wise W, 78-69 1 27 1 6 7 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 25 at Wingate L, 96-84 1 18 2 2 4 0 0 - 0 1 5 1
Jan 29 at #2/2 Lincoln Memorial L, 87-65 1 29 1 6 7 3 3 1.0 1 1 2 -
Feb 1 Anderson (S.C.) L, 75-72 1 28 1 4 5 0 2 0.0 0 1 1 -
Feb 5 at Mars Hill L, 74-65 1 28 1 8 9 0 4 0.0 3 1 3 -
Feb 8 at Coker W, 77-56 1 18 3 6 9 1 2 0.5 0 1 3 -
Feb 12 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 70-69 1 29 2 11 13 0 2 0.0 0 0 4 -
Feb 15 Catawba L, 74-61 1 18 1 3 4 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Feb 19 at Tusculum L, 62-52 1 26 3 2 5 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Feb 22 at Queens (N.C.) L, 83-71 1 28 1 4 5 2 3 0.7 0 0 3 -
Feb 26 at Virginia-Wise W, 91-78 1 20 1 4 5 2 6 0.3 0 1 4 -
Feb 29 Newberry L, 87-76 1 26 5 2 7 1 2 0.5 1 3 1 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 28 28 26.3 4.5-9.5 47.7 0.3-0.9 37.5 3.1-4.7 66.7 12.5
Conference 22 22 26.6 4.1-9.2 44.6 0.4-1.0 40.9 3.5-4.9 70.4 12.0
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 15 15 26.0 4.1-8.5 47.7 0.3-1.0 33.3 3.1-4.6 68.1 11.6
Away 12 12 26.5 4.9-10.2 48.0 0.3-0.7 50.0 3.3-5.0 66.7 13.5
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 10 10 23.9 3.3-7.4 44.6 0.1-0.7 14.3 3.0-4.5 66.7 9.7
Losses 18 18 27.7 5.2-10.7 49.0 0.4-0.9 47.1 3.2-4.8 66.7 14.1
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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 8 8 28.0 4.5-9.4 48.0 0.6-1.1 55.6 3.4-4.2 79.4 13.0
February 9 9 24.6 3.1-7.3 42.4 0.1-0.6 20.0 3.7-4.8 76.7 10.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 28 28 737 127-266 47.7 9-24 37.5 88-132 66.7 351
Conference 22 22 585 90-202 44.6 9-22 40.9 76-108 70.4 265
Exhibition 1 1 19 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 6
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Home 15 15 390 61-128 47.7 5-15 33.3 47-69 68.1 174
Away 12 12 318 59-123 48.0 4-8 50.0 40-60 66.7 162
Neutral 1 1 29 7-15 46.7 0-1 0.0 1-3 33.3 15
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Wins 10 10 239 33-74 44.6 1-7 14.3 30-45 66.7 97
Losses 18 18 498 94-192 49.0 8-17 47.1 58-87 66.7 254
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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 8 8 224 36-75 48.0 5-9 55.6 27-34 79.4 104
February 9 9 221 28-66 42.4 1-5 20.0 33-43 76.7 90
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 28 28 26.3 6.9-14.4 47.7 0.5-1.3 37.5 4.8-7.2 66.7 19.1
Conference 22 22 26.6 6.2-13.8 44.6 0.6-1.5 40.9 5.2-7.4 70.4 18.1
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 15 15 26.0 6.3-13.1 47.7 0.5-1.5 33.3 4.8-7.1 68.1 17.8
Away 12 12 26.5 7.4-15.5 48.0 0.5-1.0 50.0 5.0-7.5 66.7 20.4
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 10 10 23.9 5.5-12.4 44.6 0.2-1.2 14.3 5.0-7.5 66.7 16.2
Losses 18 18 27.7 7.6-15.4 49.0 0.6-1.4 47.1 4.7-7.0 66.7 20.4
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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 8 8 28.0 6.4-13.4 48.0 0.9-1.6 55.6 4.8-6.1 79.4 18.6
February 9 9 24.6 5.1-11.9 42.4 0.2-0.9 20.0 6.0-7.8 76.7 16.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 28 28 26.3 2.5 5.2 7.7 2.6 0.1 1.3 1.9 0.7 0.7 1.0
Conference 22 22 26.6 2.2 5.0 7.3 2.7 0.1 1.4 2.2 0.6 0.7 0.8
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 15 15 26.0 2.5 4.9 7.4 2.5 0.0 0.9 1.4 0.6 0.5 1.1
Away 12 12 26.5 2.6 5.5 8.1 2.8 0.2 1.8 2.6 0.7 0.9 0.9
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 10 10 23.9 2.2 5.6 7.8 2.7 - 0.7 1.7 0.4 0.5 0.7
Losses 18 18 27.7 2.7 4.9 7.7 2.5 0.1 1.6 1.9 0.8 0.8 1.1
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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 8 8 28.0 2.0 5.5 7.5 2.8 0.3 1.8 2.3 0.8 1.3 1.0
February 9 9 24.6 2.0 4.9 6.9 2.7 - 0.8 2.4 0.3 0.6 0.8
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 28 28 737 71 145 216 72 2 36 52 0.7 19 27
Conference 22 22 585 49 111 160 60 2 31 49 0.6 15 18
Exhibition 1 1 19 2 2 4 0 - 0 4 0.0 1 1
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Home 15 15 390 37 74 111 37 0 13 21 0.6 8 16
Away 12 12 318 31 66 97 33 2 21 31 0.7 11 11
Neutral 1 1 29 3 5 8 2 - 2 0 - 0 0
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Wins 10 10 239 22 56 78 27 - 7 17 0.4 5 7
Losses 18 18 498 49 89 138 45 2 29 35 0.8 14 20
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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 8 8 224 16 44 60 22 2 14 18 0.8 10 8
February 9 9 221 18 44 62 24 - 7 22 0.3 5 7
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 28 28 26.3 3.9 7.9 11.7 3.9 0.1 2.0 2.8 0.7 1.0 1.5
Conference 22 22 26.6 3.4 7.6 10.9 4.1 0.1 2.1 3.4 0.6 1.0 1.2
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 15 15 26.0 3.8 7.6 11.4 3.8 0.0 1.3 2.2 0.6 0.8 1.6
Away 12 12 26.5 3.9 8.3 12.2 4.2 0.3 2.6 3.9 0.7 1.4 1.4
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 10 10 23.9 3.7 9.4 13.1 4.5 0.0 1.2 2.8 0.4 0.8 1.2
Losses 18 18 27.7 3.9 7.1 11.1 3.6 0.2 2.3 2.8 0.8 1.1 1.6
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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 8 8 28.0 2.9 7.9 10.7 3.9 0.4 2.5 3.2 0.8 1.8 1.4
February 9 9 24.6 3.3 8.0 11.2 4.3 0.0 1.3 4.0 0.3 0.9 1.3