Men's hoops to join "scheduling alliance" in 2019

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 19, 2018) -- As mid-major men's basketball programs across the country released their 2018-19 schedules over the past two months, much of the national conversation surrounding that process has centered on the difficulties programs like ETSU and others are having as scheduling becomes dominated more and more by power conferences.


50-Day Countdown: Forbes' era success unprecedented

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 17, 2018) -- With ETSU men's basketball's season opener at Georgia State only 50 days away, looking back at the success of the program since Steve Forbes was named head coach in the spring of 2015 can only be described in one way: unprecedented.


SoCon Insider: Forbes building SoCon powerhouse

It can be argued East Tennessee State head coach Steve Forbes has forced the rest of the SoCon to step up its game.


Forbes releases 2018-19 men's basketball schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 14, 2018) -- Head coach Steve Forbes released the 2018-19 ETSU men's basketball schedule presented by BrightRidge on Friday, a slate highlighted by road games at Creighton and Illinois, participation in both the Cayman Island Classic and Sun Bowl Classic, six non-conference home games, and traditional rivalry matchups with Southern Conference foes such as Chattanooga, Furman, Wofford and Mercer.


Forbes to speak at annual IDEAcademy, Coaches vs. Cancer events

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2018) -- ETSU men's basketball head coach Steve Forbes will be making a pair of appearances on the speaking circuit next week.


ETSU Athletics marks new year with family photo

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 29, 2018) -- With students returning to campus and classes starting earlier this week, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics held a Buccaneer Welcome event on Tuesday night inside Greene Stadium.


ETSU Game Time app launches new updates

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 24, 2018) -- As the start of the 2018 football season approaches, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is encouraging fans to update and/or download the ETSU Game Time app.


Forbes talks summer progress with the Buccaneer Sports Network

While the 2018-19 season is still more than two months away, the ETSU men's basketball team has been busy with workouts throughout the summer months and making preparations for the upcoming campaign.


Forbes announces addition of 7-footer N'Guessan

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 23, 2018) -- ETSU mens basketball head coach Steve Forbes announced Thursday the addition of Oklahoma State transfer Lucas N'Guessan (De Lier, Netherlands) to the Buccaneers roster. By NCAA rule, the 7-foot center will sit out the upcoming 2018-19 season and will have two years of eligibility with ETSU beginning with the 2019-20 season.