Forbes, Bucs hold open practice at Freedom Hall

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2015) – The ETSU men’s basketball team held a special open practice inside Freedom Hall Saturday morning prior to the Buccaneers’ football game against Saint Francis.

ETSU men's basketball releases ticket promo video

The 2015-16 ETSU men’s basketball season is quickly approaching and fans can purchase their season tickets now by calling 423-439-ETSU (3878) or by clicking on the tickets link located at

ETSU basketball reveals promotional events

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 30, 2015) – The basketball season is quickly approaching, and the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics revealed Wednesday several opportunities for fans to get an early look at both the men’s and women’s basketball teams.

Promotions set for ETSU football game vs. St. Francis

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 28, 2015) – Fans will have even more to do at an ETSU football game day on Saturday, Oct. 3, as the Buccaneers announced Monday a pair of promotions set for the day of the Bucs’ matchup with St. Francis presented by First Bank & Trust Company.

PHOTOS: ETSU Homecoming Parade & Pep Rally

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 25, 2015) – East Tennessee State University held its 2015 Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally on Friday night.

Student-Athlete Spotlight: A.J. Merriweather

A.J. Merriweather didn’t understand at first. Growing up in Medon, Tenn., a small country suburb located just south of Jackson, a young A.J. dreaded the early morning wakeup calls from his parents – because he knew he was going to work.

Bucs launch Game Time App to enhance fan experience

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 2, 2015) – With the goal of improving and enhancing the game day experience for fans, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Wednesday that it has launched a new app for smartphones called ETSU Game Time.

ETSU men release 2015-16 basketball schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 1, 2015) – A 31-game schedule featuring 15 home contests, a home game broadcast nationally on the ESPN2, visits to Villanova, Georgia Tech and Tennessee, and an exciting Southern Conference slate highlight the 2015-16 ETSU men’s basketball schedule released Tuesday by first-year head coach Steve Forbes.

Forbes announces additions of Bello, Glass to roster

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 25, 2015) – ETSU head men’s basketball coach Steve Forbes announced Tuesday that the Buccaneers have added Missouri transfer Quddus “Deuce” Bello (Greensboro, N.C.) and Wichita State transfer Tevin Glass (Norcross, Ga.) to the team’s 2015-16 recruiting class.