Bartow receives contract extension through 2015

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 4, 2010) - ETSU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dave Mullins announced Tuesday that the Buccaneers' head men's basketball coach Murry Bartow has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him in Johnson City until at least the end of the 2014-15 season....


Wilkinson joins ETSU men's hoops program

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 3, 2010) - ETSU head men's basketball coach Murry Bartow announced Monday that the Buccaneers have received a signed national letter of intent from junior college transfer Curtis Wilkinson (Bude, Miss.). ...


Johnson joins ETSU men's hoops program

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 28, 2010) - ETSU head men's basketball coach Murry Bartow announced Thursday that the Buccaneers have received a signed national letter of intent from junior college transfer Anthony Johnson (Los Angeles, Calif.)....


Woumn signs NLI to join ETSU men's hoops

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 22, 2010) - ETSU men's basketball head coach Murry Bartow officially announced Thursday that the Buccaneers have received a signed national letter of intent from point guard Ryan Woumn (Lynn, Mass.)....


ETSU men's hoops banquet set for April 8th

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2010) - The ETSU men's basketball team will celebrate the 2009-10 championship season with its annual awards banquet Thursday night, April 8th at 6 p.m. inside the D.P. Culp Center....


Bartow announces Grimm to transfer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2010) - ETSU men's basketball coach Murry Bartow announced Thursday that freshman point guard Bruce Grimm (Rochester, Ind.) has chosen to leave the Buccaneers' program at the end of the spring semester....


Tickets to NBA preseason game on sale April 1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 30, 2010) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday that tickets for the NBA preseason game between the New Orleans Hornets and Atlanta Hawks will be made available to the general public beginning Thursday, April 1 at 9 a.m....


Bucs' basketball still making splash in Big Apple

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 25, 2010) - Though its seasons may have come to an end, both the ETSU men's and women's basketball programs have continued to garner major exposure for the university over the last week in the world's largest media market....


Hot-shooting Kentucky too much for Bucs in NCAAs

NEW ORLEANS (March 18, 2010) - Giving up a season high 54 points in the first half and facing a team that was hitting on all cylinders offensively, the 16th-seeded ETSU men's basketball team had no answers for No. 1 seed Kentucky Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at the New Orleans Arena....


Bucs set to face Kentucky in opening round of NCAA Tournament

NEW ORLEANS (March 17, 2010) - With hopes of picking off another major program in the NCAA Tournament, the ETSU men's basketball team will take its ninth crack at a national championship beginning Thursday at 7:15 p.m., when the No. 16 Buccaneers face No. 1 seed Kentucky inside the New Orleans Arena....


ETSU to meet No. 1 seed Kentucky in NCAA Tournament; game time set for 7:15 p.m. Thursday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 14, 2010) - The ETSU men's basketball team has its assignment, and once again the Buccaneers will play the role of David versus one of the NCAA's Goliaths....


Bartow named finalist for 2010 Skip Prosser Award

BOSTON (March 12, 2010) -- The 15 finalists for the 2010 Skip Prosser Award were announced on Wednesday, and ETSU men's basketball coach Murry Bartow is among that group....


ETSU athletics to host "two" NCAA Selection Show parties

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2010) - With both the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams earning a trip to the NCAA Tournament after securing victories in the Atlantic Sun Conference championships, the Buccaneers' athletic department will host Selection Show gatherings on back-to-back nights next week....


Ticket plans announced for NCAA Tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2010) - With both men's and women's basketball teams advancing to NCAA postseason play, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced procedures for taking ticket orders and how those requests will be met....



Back-to-back titles! Bucs dancing again with win over Mercer in A-Sun final, 72-66

MACON, Ga. (March 6, 2010) - A 2009-10 season that began with the tragic death of rising sophomore Seth Coy (Washington, Ind.) in a car accident ended in celebration Saturday evening, as the ETSU men's basketball team earned its second straight trip to the NCAA Tournament by virtue of a 72-66 win over host Mercer in the finals of the 2010 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament at the University Center....


Bears stand in way of Bucs' ninth trip to NCAAs

MACON, Ga. (March 6, 2010) -- Hoping to earn the program's ninth trip to the NCAA Tournament, the ETSU Buccaneers will take on the Mercer Bears in the championship game of the 2010 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament Saturday at 6 p.m. inside the University Center on the campus of Mercer University....


Bucs return to title game, down KSU, 69-64

MACON, Ga. (March 5, 2010) - Freshman forward J.C. Ward (Marietta, Ga.) sank a critical jump shot, blocked an attempted score and pulled down an important defensive rebound in the final seconds, as the No. 5-seeded ETSU men's basketball team rallied from a 15-point first-half deficit to take a hard-fought 69-64 win over No. 8-seeded Kennesaw State in the semifinals of the 2010 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament Friday night at the University Center on the campus of Mercer University....


Bucs set for semifinal matchup with Kennesaw State

MACON, Ga. (March 5, 2010) -- Just one win away from reaching the league championship game for the second straight year, the ETSU men's basketball team will meet Kennesaw State Friday night in the semifinals of the 2010 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament at the University Center on the campus of Mercer University....


Williams' career night sparks Bucs past Campbell 72-64 in A-Sun quarterfinals

MACON, Ga. (March 4, 2010) - Junior guard Micah Williams (Manchester) chose the perfect time to play the game of his life....


Bucs begin quest for March Madness against Campbell

MACON, Ga. (March 4, 2010) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will begin defense of its 2009 Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament championship Thursday, facing Campbell in the quarterfinals of the 2010 General Shale Brick A-Sun Championships....


Hubbard named to A-Sun Second Team

MACON, Ga. (March 2, 2010) - ETSU men's basketball junior Tommy Hubbard (Boston) was named to the second team all-conference as the Atlantic Sun released its postseason awards on Tuesday afternoon....


Bucs begin defense of title Thursday against Campbell

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 28, 2010) -- With a three-game winning streak and a victory over Jacksonville in their regular season finale providing a wealth of momentum, the No. 5-seeded ETSU Buccaneers will begin defense of their 2009 Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament championship Thursday when they meet No. 4-seeded Campbell in the first round of the 2010 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament....


Despite JU rally, Bucs hold on for win over Dolphins

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 27, 2010) - Building a 19-point lead with only seven minutes left in the game, the ETSU men's basketball team watched the Jacksonville Dolphins battle back to pull to within one point with less than a minute remaining. However, JU's Ben Smith missed a desperation 3-pointer at the buzzer to give ETSU a 64-62 victory in Atlantic Sun Conference action Saturday afternoon at the Veterans Memorial Arena....


Bucs hope to enjoy perfect road swing with win over Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 27, 2010) -- In their final regular season tune up before the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament, the ETSU Buccaneers' men's basketball team will take on league champion Jacksonville Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. inside the Veterans Memorial Arena....


Pressure defense, bench play lead Bucs over UNF

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2010) - Forcing North Florida into 19 turnovers and outscoring the Ospreys 23-7 off those miscues, the ETSU men's basketball team's play on the defensive end proved critical as the Buccaneers enjoyed a 61-46 victory in Atlantic Sun Conference action Thursday night at the UNF Arena....


Bucs begin final regular season stretch Thursday against Ospreys

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2010) -- With the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament just over a week away, the ETSU men's basketball team will continue to battle for seeding and momentum as the Buccaneers take a two-game road swing through Florida to wrap up the regular season....


Ward, defensive effort lifts Bucs past USC Upstate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2010) - Trailing by as many as 18 points in the first half and allowing USC Upstate to shoot a blistering 63 percent from the floor before the intermission, the ETSU men's basketball team put the clamps on defensively in the second half and rallied for a 63-56 victory Sunday in Atlantic Sun Conference action at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Bucs looking to right the ship against Spartans

JOHNSON CITY (Feb. 21, 2010) -- In desperate need of a momentum boost, the ETSU men's basketball team will try to snap its current two-game losing skid Sunday in the Buccaneers' final home game of the 2009-10 season against USC Upstate....


Campbell rolls past Bucs in CSS game, 79-57

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (Feb. 19, 2010) - Holding ETSU to its lowest first half point total of the season and leading by 16 at the break, the Campbell Camels poured it on in the second half, leading by as many as 33 points and ultimately taking a 79-57 win over the ETSU men's basketball team in Atlantic Sun Conference action Friday night at Gore Arena. ...


Bucs, Camels to meet in CSS "Game of the Week"

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (Feb. 19, 2010) -- With their hopes of a regular season title hanging in the balance, the ETSU Buccaneers hit the road Friday night for a meeting with league-leading Campbell in a regionally televised game on CSS. Tip is set for 7 p.m. inside Gore Arena....


Mercer takes advantage at the foul line, drops Bucs 82-77

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2010) - Going 25-of-25 at the free throw line before eventually finishing the game with a 33-of-40 clip at the charity stripe, the Mercer Bears took advantage of the ETSU men's basketball team's fouling woes on Sunday afternoon, dropping the Buccaneers 82-77 in Atlantic Sun Conference action at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Bucs riding tide of momentum into Sunday matchup with Mercer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2010) -- Finding themselves in the midst of the race for an Atlantic Sun Conference men's basketball regular season championship, the ETSU Buccaneers will put their current three-game winning streak on the line Sunday afternoon against league foe Mercer....


ETSU's Brown posts great performance in win over Owls

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2010) - Sophomore forward Isiah Brown (Miami, Fla.) collected a career high 15 rebounds and scored 14 points on way to his fourth double-double performance of the season, as the ETSU men's basketball team won its third straight game by defeating Kennesaw State 66-45 in Atlantic Sun Conference action Friday night at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Bucs look to keep rolling Friday on CSS against Kennesaw State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2010) -- Playing in front of a live television audience on CSS Friday night, the ETSU men's basketball team will be looking to stay hot and extend their current two-game winning streak...


Williams, Hubbard lead Bucs to road win at Stetson, 75-60

DELAND, Fla. (Feb. 6, 2010) - Junior guard Micah Williams (Manchester) matched his career high with 22 points and junior forward Tommy Hubbard (Boston) posted his 12th double-double of the year with 14 points and 10 rebounds, as the ETSU men's basketball completed a perfect road trip with its second straight win, defeating Stetson 75-60 in Atlantic Sun Conference action Saturday evening at the Edmunds Center....


Bucs, Hatters to meet at 7 p.m. Saturday night

DELAND, Fla. (Feb. 6, 2010) -- In need of maintaining some momentum with another victory, the ETSU men's basketball team will return to action Saturday evening at 7 p.m., as the Buccaneers invade the Edmunds Center to take on the Stetson Hatters in Atlantic Sun Conference action....


Slow start can't stop Bucs in 56-47 win at FGCU

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2010) - Overcoming a 10-minute offensive drought to start the game, the ETSU men's basketball team employed its pressure defense to wake up from the lull and snap a two-game losing streak with a 56-47 win over Florida Gulf Coast in Atlantic Sun Conference play Thursday night at Alico Arena....


Bucs hope to rebound with win at FGCU

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2010) -- Hoping to rally and get back into the race for the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season title, the ETSU men's basketball team heads on the road to face Florida Gulf Coast in the first of two road games this weekend. Tipoff against the Eagles is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday night....


Bucs' rally comes too late, as Belmont takes 74-67 road win

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2010) - Despite a 16-2 run that pulled the ETSU men's basketball team to within two points in the final two minutes, freshman guard Sheldon Cooley (Tampa) missed a dunk that would have tied the game and the Belmont Bruins used the momentum shift of that moment to pull away for a 74-67 win in Atlantic Sun Conference action Monday evening inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Bucs look to end homestand on positive note Monday against Belmont

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2010) -- In need of a win to stay in the hunt for the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season title, the ETSU men's basketball team will host rival Belmont Monday evening inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. Tip is set for 7 p.m....


Lipscomb's Burgason, Slater sink Bucs in overtime, 85-84

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 30, 2010) - Lipscomb guard Josh Slater scored a career high 35 points and fellow guard Jordan Burgason hit a jumper with four seconds left in overtime to give the Bisons a hard fought 85-84 overtime victory over the ETSU men's basketball team in Atlantic Sun Conference action Saturday afternoon at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. ...


Bucs, Lipscomb still set for 4 p.m. tip Saturday inside the Dome

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2010) -- With ominous weather approaching outside, the ETSU men's basketball team begins a treacherous two-game stretch Saturday afternoon inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center, as the Buccaneers host Atlantic Sun Conference rival Lipscomb at 4 p.m....


Davis, Tubbs lift Bucs back into first with win over Campbell

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2010) - Senior guard Jocolby Davis (Meridian, Miss.) hit a 30-foot 3-point basket with just under three minutes left in the game, sparking the ETSU offense and helping the Buccaneers surge to a 72-57 win over Campbell in Atlantic Sun Conference men's basketball action Wednesday night at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Bucs set to face Campbell with share of first place on the line

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2010) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will face its biggest game so far this season when the Buccaneers host first place Campbell with a share of the top spot in the Atlantic Sun Conference on the line. Tip is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday night inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Belmont's long range attack sinks Bucs, 100-89

NASHVILLE (Jan. 23, 2010) - One year ago, the ETSU men's basketball team managed to solve the riddle of Belmont with two wins in three meetings. In the first matchup of the 2009-10 season between the two perennial Atlantic Sun Conference contenders, the confusion returned for the Buccaneers....


Bucs, Belmont set to renew rivalry in A-Sun action

NASHVILLE (Jan. 23, 2010) - Flying high after a last-second win over Lipscomb on Thursday night, the ETSU men's basketball team will look to keep the momentum rolling when the Buccaneers complete a two-game road swing through the Music City Saturday against Belmont. Tip is set for 5:15 p.m. inside the Curb Event Center....


Jones' last second 3-pointer lifts Bucs to 71-69 win

NASHVILLE (Jan. 21, 2010) - Sophomore guard Jarvis Jones (Memphis) hit a 3-pointer from the right corner with .4 seconds left to give the ETSU men's basketball team a thrilling 71-69 victory over Lipscomb in Atlantic Sun Conference action Thursday evening inside Allen Arena....


Bucs brace for crucial two-game swing through Nashville

NASHVILLE (Jan. 21, 2010) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will begin its toughest stretch of Atlantic Sun Conference games so far this season when the Buccaneers take on Lipscomb Thursday night at 8:30 p.m. (EST) inside Allen Arena....


Bucs' defense powers 73-51 win over Florida Gulf Coast

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2010) - In need of a bounce back performance, the ETSU men's basketball team used a tenacious defensive effort to hold Florida Gulf Coast to just 10 points in the first half and ultimately cruised to a decisive 73-51 victory in Atlantic Sun Conference play Saturday afternoon at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.


Bucs' defense powers 73-51 win over Florida Gulf Coast

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2010) - In need of a bounce back performance, the ETSU men's basketball team used a tenacious defensive effort to hold Florida Gulf Coast to just 10 points in the first half and ultimately cruised to a decisive 73-51 victory in Atlantic Sun Conference play Saturday afternoon at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


ETSU men need win against FGCU to snap skid

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2010) -- In need of a critical win to snap a two-game losing streak and keep pace in the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season race, the ETSU men's basketball team welcomes league foe Florida Gulf Coast into the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center Saturday for a 4 p.m. showdown....


Hatters do it again, drop Bucs inside the Dome

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2010) - For the third time in five seasons, the ETSU men's basketball team looked on as the Stetson Hatters came into the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center and left with an Atlantic Sun Conference victory....


Bucs, Hatters to square off in Atlantic Sun action Thursday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2010) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will be trying to get back on track in Atlantic Sun Conference action when the Buccaneers take on the Stetson Hatters Thursday evening at 7 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Frantic rally falls short as Bucs lose to Mercer, 83-78

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 9, 2010) - All good things must come to an end, and Saturday afternoon against Mercer, the ETSU men's basketball team watched as its perfect 8-0 all-time record against the Bears finally suffered a blemish....


ETSU Courtside television show to debut Sunday, Jan. 10

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 8, 2010) - The Buccaneer Sports Network, in cooperation with WJHL 11 Connects, will debut a brand new television coaches show Sunday, Jan. 10 at 11: 30 a.m. on the local CBS network affiliate. The show will air weekly throughout the final two months of the 2009-10 season....


First-place Bucs head to Mercer for Saturday league battle

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 9, 2010) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will conclude a three-game road streak Saturday afternoon, as the Buccaneers invade Mercer's University Center at 3:30 p.m....


Hubbard, defensive effort lift Bucs to 63-46 win

KENNESAW, Ga. (Jan. 7, 2010) - Junior forward Tommy Hubbard (Boston) posted his eighth double-double of the season and the ETSU men's basketball team's defensive efforts stymied the Kennesaw State Owls en route to a 63-46 victory in Atlantic Sun Conference action Thursday afternoon at the KSU Convocation Center....


Bucs start two-game road swing Thursday at Kennesaw State

KENNESAW, Ga. (Jan. 7, 2010) -- With an unblemished Atlantic Sun Conference record, the ETSU men's basketball team will try to stay unbeaten in league play as the Buccaneers make a two-game swing through Georgia this weekend....


Poderis foul shot lifts Bucs to win over USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 4, 2010) - Despite giving up a 15-point lead over the final 10 minutes and facing a tie score with 58 seconds left, an unlikely scenario involving an injury to sophomore forward Isiah Brown (Miami) and a made foul shot by a freshman forward Lukas Poderis (Tampa) lifted the ETSU men's basketball team to a 63-62 win over USC Upstate in Atlantic Sun Conference basketball action Monday afternoon inside the E.B. Hodge Center. ...


Bucs take unblemised A-Sun mark on the road to USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 4, 2010) -- After a 14-day break from action, the ETSU men's basketball team will look to stay perfect in Atlantic Sun Conference play when the Buccaneers meet the USC Upstate Spartans inside the G.B. Hodge Center Monday afternoon. Tip is set for 2 p.m....


ETSU game time at USC Upstate changed to 2 p.m.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 29, 2009) -- The game time for the ETSU men's basketball game at USC Upstate on Jan. 4 has been set for 2 p.m....


ETSU game time at USC Upstate changed to 2 p.m.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 29, 2009) -- The game time for the ETSU men's basketball game at USC Upstate on Jan. 4 has been set for 2 p.m....


ETSU Athletics, International Storytelling Center set to host NBA exhibition game Oct. 16, 2010

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 21, 2009) - During a Monday afternoon press conference inside the Carnegie Hotel, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the International Storytelling Center announced that they would be working together to host an NBA exhibition game Oct. 16, 2010 inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


ETSU Athletics, International Storytelling Center set to host NBA exhibition game Oct. 16, 2010

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 21, 2009) - During a Monday afternoon press conference inside the Carnegie Hotel, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the International Storytelling Center announced that they would be working together to host an NBA exhibition game Oct. 16, 2010 inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


ETSU men begin Christmas season in merry way; Bucs drop Jacksonville 93-70

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 21, 2009) - Trailing by five at 27-22 with 6:39 left in the first half, the ETSU men's basketball was able to find its stride offensively and ultimately outscored Jacksonville by 28 points the rest of the game, winning 93-70 Monday evening in a key early season Atlantic Sun Conference matchup at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Bucs, Dolphins set for key A-Sun showdown

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 21, 2009) -- While a much needed 15-day break awaits for the Christmas holidays, the ETSU men's basketball team still has one more game before it can enjoy some time off. And it is a signficant contest indeed....


Poor execution late costs Bucs against Morehead

MOREHEAD, Ky. (Dec. 18, 2009) - Despite trailing by just two points to Morehead State with 34.8 seconds left, back-to-back turnovers by the ETSU men's basketball team in the final 30 seconds ultimately cost the Buccaneers a chance at a road victory, as they fell to the Eagles 60-58 in non-conference action Friday evening at Johnson Arena....


Bucs hit the road for game at Morehead State

MOREHEAD, Ky. (Dec. 18, 2009) -- The ETSU men's basketball team is prepped for its final tuneup prior to the start of Atlantic Sun Conference slate, as the Buccaneers take on Morehead State Friday evening inside Johnson Arena....


Rally falls short as Bucs drop game to Murray State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2009) - Despite overcoming an 18-point second half deficit and actually taking the lead late in the game, the ETSU men's basketball team could not get a basket when it counted in the final two minutes, dropping its first game at home this season in a 61-57 loss to Murray State Saturday afternoon at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Bucs prepare to face OVC favorite Murray State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2009) -- Hoping to keep its perfect home record intact, the ETSU men's basketball will play host to Ohio Valley Conference preseason favorite Murray State Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Williams' effort lifts Bucs past stingy North Georgia

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 10, 2009) - Junior guard Micah Williams (Manchester) scored a career high 22 points and posted his first career double-double thanks to a 10-rebound effort, but more importantly it was his rebound and put back with six seconds left that sealed ETSU's unexpectedly tough 75-71 win over North Georgia Thursday night inside Brooks Gym....


Tickets still available for the "Back to Brooks" game against North Georgia

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 9, 2009) - The ETSU Athletic Ticket Office has announced Tuesday that 100 tickets have become available to the general public for the "Back to Brooks" game....


Bucs to host North Georgia in "Back to Brooks" game

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 10, 2009) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will play host to North Georgia Thursday night in a much-anticipated game at Brooks Gym. Tip is set for 7 p.m....


"Back to Brooks" game set for Thursday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 7, 2009) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced that the special "Back the Brooks" men's basketball game set for Thursday night in Brooks Gym is a sellout. Tipoff against North Georgia is set for 7 p.m....


UAB dominates in the paint to drop Bucs, 74-52

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Dec. 4, 2009) - In a game full of emotion for ETSU head coach Murry Bartow and his father, Gene, the Buccaneers' men's basketball team was unable to overcome UAB's strong inside game and fell 74-52 Friday evening in the inaugural UAB Health System Gene Bartow Classic Friday night at Bartow Arena. ...


Bucs to meet UAB on "Bartow Night"

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Dec. 4, 2009) -- After taking on one of the nation's top teams two nights earlier, the ETSU men's basketball team heads to UAB to meet the Blazers Friday evening at 8 p.m. inside Bartow Arena....


Bucs battle hard, but fall to No. 11 Tennessee, 78-66

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 2, 2009) - Facing the nation's No. 11-ranked Tennessee Volunteers, the ETSU men's basketball team found itself within striking distance late, but was unable to make a run when it was needed and dropped a 78-66 contest Wednesday night inside Thompson-Boling Arena. ...


Bucs prepped for Wednesday's much-anticipated matchup with Vols

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 2, 2009) -- With the momentum of a three-game winning streak and a recent win over Southeastern Conference foe Arkansas, the ETSU men's basketball team will attempt to knock off another SEC member when the Buccaneers faceoff with in-state rival No. 11 Tennessee Wednesday night inside Thompson-Boling Arena....


Bucs prepped for Wednesday's much-anticipated matchup with Vols

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 2, 2009) -- With the momentum of a three-game winning streak and a recent win over Southeastern Conference foe Arkansas, the ETSU men's basketball team will attempt to knock off another SEC member when the Buccaneers faceoff with in-state rival No. 11 Tennessee Wednesday night inside Thompson-Boling Arena....


Hubbard hauls in A-Sun Player of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 30, 2009) - Thanks to a scoring and rebounding outburst that helped lead the ETSU men's basketball team to three wins last week, junior forward Tommy Hubbard (Boston) was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week on Monday. It is Hubbard's first POTW honor....


Smith returns, Hubbard shines as ETSU wins, 82-56

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 29, 2009) - Senior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) returned to the lineup and junior forward Tommy Hubbard (Boston) continued his dominating play with his fifth double-double of the season, as the ETSU men's basketball team opened Atlantic Sun Conference play with a convincing 82-56 victory over North Florida Sunday afternoon inside Memorial Center....


Bucs to open A-Sun play Sunday against UNF

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 29, 2009) -- Coming off an impressive road win over a Southeastern Conference opponent, the ETSU men's basketball team returns home Sunday to open Atlantic Sun Conference place against North Florida....


Hubbard, offensive blitz lifts Bucs over Arkansas, 94-85

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Nov. 27, 2009) - Junior forward Tommy Hubbard (Boston) posted a career high 32 points and collected his fourth double-double in the last five games, leading the ETSU men's basketball team to an impressive 94-85 road win over Southeastern Conference foe Arkansas Friday evening before 13,794 fans inside the Bud Walton Arena....


Technical difficulties in Arkansas cause TV issues

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Nov. 27, 2009) -- Technical difficulties in Arkansas will not allow the ETSU vs. Arkansas game to be televised as scheduled....


Bucs set to face SEC foe Arkansas Friday

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Nov. 27, 2009) -- Looking to build on the momentum from their win Wednesday night over Southern Conference preseason favorite College of Charleston, the ETSU Buccaneers head on the road to face Southeastern Conference foe Arkansas....


Former ETSU hoops star Swift named to Tennessee Hall

NASHVILLE (Nov. 25, 2009) - The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame announced last week the names of eleven inductees including ETSU great Harley "Skeeter" Swift to be enshrined at its annual banquet on February 19th at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville. ...


Tubbs, Bucs hold off late Charleston rally to win, 77-71

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 26, 2009) - Junior guard Justin Tubbs (Trussville, Ala.) scored a career high 29 points and the ETSU men's basketball team held off a late College of Charleston rally to drop the Cougars 77-71 in non-conference play Wednesday night inside Memorial Center....


Bucs looking to bounce back against Charleston

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 25, 2009) -- After enduring a difficult three-game road swing, the ETSU men's basketball team will return to the more hospitable surroundings of the Memorial Center Wednesday night, as the Buccaneers will renew an old Southern Conference rivalry as they host the College of Charleston Cougars....


Toy drive honoring the late Johnia Berry set for Sunday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 24, 2009) - The holiday spirit is alive and well at ETSU, as the Buccaneer men's basketball team and the entire ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will honor the memory of a former student and help bring joy to area children with a special toy drive during the Bucs' game with North Florida Sunday afternoon, Nov. 29 inside Memorial Center....


Tubbs posts career best 18 in loss to No. 20 Louisville

LOUISVILLE (Nov. 21, 2009) - Outscoring No. 20 Louisville 35-32 in the second half, the ETSU men's basketball team did not back down from its Big East Conference foe, but the Buccaneers still could not overcome a tough first half offensively as they fell 69-56 to the Cardinals Saturday in front of 19,179 at historic Freedom Hall....


Bucs braced for battle with Louisville

LOUISVILLE (Nov. 21, 2009) -- Facing one of the most successful programs in the history of college basketball, the ETSU men's basketball team will try to end its current two-game losing streak when the Buccaneers take on the Louisville Cardinals Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. inside Freedom Hall....


Morgan State too much for ETSU in 72-61 loss

BALTIMORE (Nov. 19, 2009) - With the departures of graduated All-Atlantic Sun Conference players Courtney Pigram and Kevin Tiggs, and the knee injury that has sidelined senior guard and preseason all league pick Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.), the deck has been stacked against the ETSU men's basketball team in the early going this year....


ETSU games at Louisville, Arkansas to air live on WJHL

JOHNSON CITY (Nov. 19, 2009) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, in cooperation with WJHL-TV 11 Connects, is pleased to announce that the ETSU men's basketball games against Louisville and Arkansas will be carried live on television for Buccaneer fans throughout the Mountain Empire....


ETSU men look to rebound at Morgan State

BALTIMORE (Nov. 19, 2009) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will continue its road warrior ways Thursday night, taking on the second of three straight teams that made the 2009 NCAA Tournament field a year ago when they face the Morgan State Bears Thursday night at 7 p.m. inside Hill Field House....


Foul shooting, offensive issues cost ETSU in 85-76 loss

CHATTANOOGA (Nov. 17, 2009) - A double-double effort and career high 26 points from junior forward Tommy Hubbard (Boston) were not enough to overcome ETSU's poor foul shooting and second half offensive struggles Tuesday night inside the McKenzie Arena, as the Buccaneers relinquished a nine-point second half lead to fall 85-76 to former Southern Conference rival Chattanooga....


Bucs, Mocs set to renew longtime rivalry

CHATTANOOGA (Nov 17, 2009) -- Following an emotionally draining win over Appalachian State last Saturday, the ETSU men's basketball team faces a stretch of four games in eight days beginning Tuesday night against arch rival Chattanooga inside McKenzie Arena. Tip is set for 7 p.m....


Bucs outlast Appalachian State in Homecoming battle, 62-58

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 14, 2009) - On a Homecoming day full of emotion, the ETSU men's basketball team made the plays it needed to make in the final minutes to outlast rival Appalachian State 62-58 in the 2009-10 season opener Saturday afternoon inside Memorial Center....


ETSU to open 2009-10 season against App State on Homecoming Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 14, 2009) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will open the 2009-10 regular season with a bang Saturday afternoon, as the Buccaneers welcome arch rival Appalachian State to Memorial Center as part of ETSU's Homecoming weekend. ...


Second half surge lifts Bucs past Carson-Newman, 81-56

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 9, 2009) - Overcoming a sluggish first half, the ETSU men's basketball team outscored Carson-Newman 48-32 after the intermission and held the Eagles to just 29 percent shooting on the night, picking up an 81-56 victory in its second and final exhibition game of the preseason Monday night inside Memorial Center....


Bucs set for final exhibition Monday night against Carson-Newman

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 8, 2009) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will play its second and final exhibition game of the preseason Monday night, hosting Carson-Newman inside Memorial Center. Tip is schedule for 7 p.m....


ETSU hoops to be featured at Downtown J.C. event

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 4, 2009) - The ETSU men's and women's basketball teams will be the featured attractions and Johnson City residents will also get a preview of the upcoming Homecoming week during Downtown Johnson City's First Friday event this Friday, Nov. 6th beginning at 6 p.m....


Bucs blast Milligan 113-61 in exhibition opener Tuesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2009) - Despite having three players on the bench in street clothes - including preseason All-Atlantic Sun Conference selection Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) - the ETSU men's basketball team showed some depth in its first public performance of the 2009-10 season, rolling to a lopsided 113-61 victory over nearby Milligan College in exhibition play Tuesday night at Memorial Center....


ETSU men's basketball to host reunion during Homecoming weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2009) - The ETSU men's basketball team will host a special reunion for all former Buccaneer players during Homecoming weekend....


ETSU men's basketball to open season Tuesday against Milligan in exhibition

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2009) -- The ETSU men's basketball team -- the defending Atlantic Sun Conference champions and a 2009 NCAA Tournament participant -- will open the 2009-10 season with a pair of exhibition games, beginning Tuesday night when the Buccaneers take on nearby Milligan College inside Memorial Center....


ETSU athletics, Fun Expedition team up for families

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 28, 2009) - With the considerable expense of entertainment options today and the difficult economic times faced by many local families, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics in cooperation with Fun Expedition™ Family Center of Johnson City are teaming up to make it more affordable than ever for families to attend Buccaneer basketball games during this 2009-10 season....


ETSU hoops set to host second annual "Bluenanza"

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2009) - For the second straight year, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Association (BASA) are inviting Buccaneer fans to welcome the 2009-10 basketball season at the "Bluenanza" tipoff event presented by Phil Bachman Toyota, Thursday, Oct. 22 inside the Memorial Center....


ETSU hoops season tickets available for pickup at Bluenanza

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2009) - Due to a delay in the printing process, ETSU basketball season ticket booklets will not be mailed out this week as planned....


Bucs picked 4th, 5th in preseason A-Sun hoops polls

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 7, 2009) - The ETSU men's basketball team was picked fourth by the Atlantic Sun Conference coaches and fifth by the league's media in preseason polls release Wednesday by the conference office....


Coy family expresses thanks to ETSU

The parents and family of Seth Coy would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers....


Hoops season ticket renewal deadline approaching

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (August 26, 2009) - The deadline for renewing your ETSU men's and women's basketball season tickets is quickly approaching....


New basketball floor installed at Memorial Center

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (August 18, 2009) - Though the 2009-10 basketball season at ETSU is still three months away, the excitement of the upcoming season began to percolate earlier this week as the Buccaneers' new playing surface was installed inside Memorial Center....


ETSU family, fans remember life of Seth Coy

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 31, 2009) - A crowd of over 200 comprised of ETSU faculty, staff, students and fans gathered Friday afternoon around the ETSU Foundation Carillon & Alumni Plaza to remember the life of former Buccaneer basketball player Seth Coy ....


Memorials set for remembering life of Seth Coy

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 30, 2009) - As the news of the tragic death of ETSU sophomore center Seth Coy continued to spread throughout the area Thursday, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced plans to remember the fallen Buccaneer, while information was also released regarding funeral plans back in Coy's home of Washington, Ind....


ETSU center Seth Coy dies in car accident

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 29, 2009) - ETSU rising sophomore Seth Coy (Montgomery, Ind.) was tragically killed early Wednesday evening in a single-car accident while driving through Kentucky on his way home to Montgomery, Ind.. Coy was 19 years old....


Bartow receives two-year extension to current contract

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 23, 2009) - ETSU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dave Mullins announced Thursday that the Buccaneers men's basketball head coach Murry Bartow has been given a two-year contract extension. Bartow's contract with ETSU now runs through the end of the 2013-2014 season....


Bartow announces Buccaneers' 2009-10 hoops schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 1, 2009) - With a schedule that includes national power Louisville, SEC opponents Tennessee and Arkansas, visits from former Southern Conference rivals Appalachian State and College of Charleston, and an early season stretch with eight games in just 17 days, the ETSU men's basketball team will face arguably one of the toughest slates in school history during the 2009-10 season....