Forbes releases 2016-17 men’s basketball schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 19, 2016) – Head coach Steve Forbes and the ETSU men’s basketball team released its 2016-17 schedule on Monday, a slate highlighted by a December home game with the University of Tennessee, four opponents that won conference championships a year ago, and a trip to the three-game Sanford Pentagon Classic in Sioux Fall, S.D., in November.


Forbes announces addition of Obi-Rapu

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 30, 2016) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Steve Forbes announced Monday that the Buccaneers’ have added transfer Kanayo Obi-Rapu (Greensboro, N.C.) to the team’s roster.


Merriweather takes part in mission trip to Belize

Making his way through the relentless heat that blankets the Central American country of Belize every August, A.J. Merriweather and his travel party approached the doors of an orphanage.


Forbes announces departure of Johnson

JOHNSON CITY (Aug. 22, 2016) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Steve Forbes announced Monday that redshirt freshman Shemar Johnson (Columbus, Miss.) is no longer with the team.


Forbes announces addition of Cline to staff

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 4, 2016) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Steve Forbes announced Thursday the addition of Matt Cline to his staff as director of basketball operations. Cline comes to ETSU after spending two seasons in the same role at Eastern Michigan University and replaces the departing Jeff Clapacs.


A look back at the Top 10 moments from 2015-16

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 3, 2016) -- The 2015-16 season was a memorable one for the ETSU men's basketball team, as the program picked up 24 wins, posted the second most Southern Conference victories ever with 14, made a 12th appearance in a conference championship game, and competed in postseason play for the 13th time in school history.


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.).