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.
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.
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.
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.).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.).