Pat Summitt remembered at ETSU

It was a day of reflection after word came from Knoxville that Pat Summitt had died, and several members of the East Tennessee State University athletic department took some time to discuss their interactions with Tennessee’s Hall of Fame women’s basketball coach.


Starke named director of basketball sport performance

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 16, 2016) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday that Mike Starke has been named to the position of director of basketball sport performance. Starke replaces Don Brown, who served in the same role last season.


ETSU men earn SoCon Commissioner’s Cup

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 31, 2016) – With the completion of the spring seasons of league competition, ETSU’s men’s program has been awarded the Southern Conference’s Commissioner’s Cup, the all-sport trophy which goes to the conference’s best all-around men’s program.


Forbes announces addition of Walters

JOHNSON CITY (May 10, 2016) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Steve Forbes announced Tuesday that the Buccaneers have received a national letter of intent from North Dakota State College of Science transfer Julian Walters (Madison, Wis.).


Bucs set to launch 2016 Coca-Cola Game Time Tour

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 28, 2016) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday that it will embark on the third annual Coca-Cola Game Time Tour beginning May 10 in Elizabethton at Beef O’ Brady’s. The three-stop promotional swing will also visit Greeneville (May 11) and Knoxville (May 17), as ETSU coaches and staff will be on hand to visit with Buccaneer alumni and fans.


Forbes announces addition of Long

JOHNSON CITY (April 27, 2016) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Steve Forbes announced Wednesday that the Buccaneers have received a national letter of intent from Allen County Community College transfer Jermaine Long (New Orleans).


“So You Think You Can Sing?” Challenge a huge hit for ETSU Athletics, Johnson City Honda

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 18, 2016) – Finding the perfect formula for a halftime, fan-engagement experience is not easy, but this past basketball season the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Johnson City Honda teamed up for an unique and successful promotional campaign.


ETSU’s Jennings named to SoCon Hall of Fame

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 19, 2016) – ETSU men’s basketball standout Keith “Mister” Jennings spent four years rewriting the record books in the Southern Conference from 1987 to 1991, and Tuesday afternoon it was announced that he would join the league’s greats by being inducted into the SoCon Hall of Fame.


Forbes announces addition of Payne

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 19, 2016) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Steve Forbes announced Tuesday that the Buccaneers have received a national letter of intent from John A. Logan College transfer Devontavius Payne (Carbondale, Ill.).