2006-07 Men's Basketball News
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June 06, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 6, 2007) - ETSU head basketball coach Murry Bartow announced Wednesday that Mott Community College standout and NJCAA Coaches Association Division II National Player of the Year Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) has signed on to join the Buccaneers' program next season....
May 11, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 11, 2007) - ETSU men's basketball coach Murry Bartow announced Friday that the Buccaneers had received three letters of intent for the upcoming 2007-08 season....
May 10, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 10, 2007) - ETSU men's basketball coach Murry Bartow announced Thursday that sophomore guard Tayloe Taylor (Memphis) has requested and will receive permission to transfer....
April 17, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 17, 2007) - Members of the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams spent some time off the court Tuesday afternoon giving back to the community by participating at an All-Star Reading Night event at North Side Elementary in Johnson City....
April 13, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 13, 2007) - ETSU men's basketball coach Murry Bartow announced Friday that freshman forward Petras Balocka (Vilnius, Lithuania) has requested and will receive permission to transfer at the end of the spring semester....
March 20, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 20, 2007) - ETSU men's basketball coach Murry Bartow announced Tuesday that sophomore guard Dante Williams (Romulus, Mich.) has requested and will receive permission to transfer at the end of the spring semester. ...
March 14, 2007
CLEMSON, S.C. (March 14, 2007) - Sophomore guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) scored a game high 25 points and senior Brad Nuckles (Council, Va.) eclipsed the 1,000-point plateau for his career, but the Clemson Tigers used a dominating performance on the glass to drop ETSU 64-57 and survive a first round match up with the Buccaneers in the National Invitation Tournament Wednesday evening inside Littlejohn Coliseum....
March 13, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 13, 2007) - As the ETSU men's basketball team prepares to meet Clemson in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament Wednesday night at 6 p.m., the Buccaneers continue to pile up postseason honors....
March 13, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 13, 2007) - Fans interested in watching Wednesday's nights game between ETSU and Clemson in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament can do so at Fanatics Restaurant located in the Doubletree Hotel across from the Mall at Johnson City. Tip time for the game is scheduled for 6 p.m. and the contest will be televised on ESPNU....
March 12, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 12, 2007) - Fans interested in attending Wednesday evening's NIT match up between ETSU and Clemson are encouraged to contact the ETSU ticket office beginning Monday at noon. Game time for the first round NIT match up is set for 6 p.m. Wednesday at Clemson's Littlejohn Coliseum....
March 11, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 11, 2007) - The waiting finally came to an end Sunday night, as the ETSU men's basketball team learned that it would meet Atlantic Coast Conference foe Clemson in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. The No. 8 seeded Buccaneers (24-9) will travel to meet the No. 1 seeded Tigers (21-10) Wednesday night at 6 p.m., and the game will be televised live on ESPNU....
March 03, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 3, 2007) - Second-seeded Belmont earned its second straight trip to the NCAA tournament with a dominating 94-67 win over ETSU in the championship game of the 2007 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Championship. ...
March 02, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 2, 2007) -- Sophomore Courtney Pigram (Memphis) hit a jumper and made a free throw in the final 27 seconds to lift ETSU past Lipscomb 77-72 Friday evening in the semifinals of the General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference men's basketball championship. The Buccaneers will play for a berth in the NCAA Tournament Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. on ESPN2....
March 02, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 2, 2007) - The ETSU ticket office announced Friday evening special office hours and ticket procedures for Saturday's General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament Championship game day....
March 01, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2007) - Top-seeded East Tennessee State survived a scare from No.8 Stetson, but the Buccaneers rallied down the stretch to record a 77-61 win in first-round action of the 2007 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Championship at Memorial Center. ...
February 28, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2007) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will begin its quest for a third NCAA Tournament berth in five seasons on Thursday, as the regular season champions and No. 1-seeded Buccaneers take on the No. 8-seeded Stetson Hatters in the quarterfinals of the General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Men's Basketball Championships at Memorial Center....
February 27, 2007
MACON, Ga. (Feb. 27, 2007) - ETSU's Courtney Pigram (Memphis) quickly became one of the most dangerous offensive players in the entire Atlantic Sun Conference while leading the Buccaneers to their first league title since joining the league in 2005. As a result, Pigram claimed A-Sun Player of the Year honors on Tuesday, as voted by the league's head coaches. ...
February 26, 2007
MACON, Ga. (Feb. 26,2007) - Fans who can't make it to the games will still be able to follow the 2007 Atlantic Sun men's and women's basketball championships as the A-Sun and the Mountain States Health Alliance Buccaneer Sports Network have teamed up to provide live video streaming over the internet....
February 26, 2007
MACON, Ga. (Feb. 26, 2007) - ETSU sophomore guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) devastated the competition last weekend, claiming the year's final Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honor on the heels of a pair of emphatic wins....
February 24, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2007) - Despite being forced to play without many of their usual offensive weapons, the ETSU Buccaneers found production in unusual places, posting 65 first half points and going on to defeat Atlantic Sun Conference foe Mercer 112-89 in front of 5,452 fans on Senior Day Saturday at Memorial Center. ...
February 23, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2007) -- In their final regular season game before the General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Men's Basketball Championship, the newly crowned A-Sun Champion ETSU Buccaneers will face Mercer on Senior Day beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday inside Memorial Center....
February 22, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2007) - With a dominating defensive effort and one of its best offensive nights of the season, the ETSU men's basketball team wrapped up the regular season Atlantic Sun Conference championship and the No. 1 seed in next week's league tournament, dropping Stetson in an impressive 84-49 victory Thursday night inside Memorial Center. It is the first A-Sun men's basketball championship for the Bucs since joining the league in 2005-06....
February 21, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2007) -- On the brink of capturing an outright conference championship and the No. 1 seed in next week's General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Men's Basketball Championship, ETSU takes on Stetson Thursday evening in a regionally televised game on CSS. Tipoff between the Buccaneers and Hatters is set for 7 p.m. inside Memorial Center....
February 20, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb 20, 2007) - Please note both the ETSU men's and women's basketball schedules have been changed in order for its games to be aired live on CSS this week. The final two home games for the Bucs have been switched due to CSS picking up the television rights for the Lady Bucs vs. Kennesaw State contest on Friday night....
February 17, 2007
KENNESAW, Ga. (Feb. 17, 2007) - Sophomore guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) scored 19 second half points and the ETSU men's basketball team overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to drop Kennesaw State 75-71 and capture at least a share of the Atlantic Sun Conference championship Saturday night inside the KSU Convocation Center....
February 16, 2007
KENNESAW, Ga. (Feb. 17, 2007) -- With a two-game lead in Atlantic Sun Conference play and just three games left on the 2006-07 schedule, the ETSU men's basketball team will be looking to wrap up at least a share of the A-Sun championship on Saturday when they face Kennesaw State at the KSU Convocation Center. ...
February 13, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb 13, 2007) - Please note both the ETSU men's and women's basketball schedules have been changed in order for its games to be aired live on CSS next week. The final two home games for the Bucs have been switched due to CSS picking up the television rights for the Lady Bucs vs. Kennesaw State contests next Friday night....
February 10, 2007
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 10, 2007) - In a game that was anything but pretty, the ETSU men's basketball team overcame 33 percent shooting and a sluggish effort in the paint to drop North Florida 56-51 in Atlantic Sun Conference play Saturday afternoon inside UNF Arena....
February 09, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 10, 2007) -- Trying to rebound from its first loss in 11 games, the ETSU men's baskeball team will be looking to bounce back into the win column Saturday afternoon against North Florida. The Buccaneers and Ospreys will tip at 4 p.m. and the game will be available on live video streaming at ETSUBucs.com....
February 08, 2007
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 8, 2007) - Committing 27 turnovers and losing the battle of the boards, the ETSU men's basketball team watched its 10-game winning streak come to an end Thursday evening against Jacksonville, falling to the Dolphins 74-66 inside Veterans Memorial Arena. ...
February 07, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2007) - With a 10-game winning streak and a two-game lead in the Atlantic Sun Conference race on the line, the ETSU men's basketball team begins a three-game league road swing Thursday evening at Jacksonville....
February 05, 2007
Some pizza rolls and a quick snack were all roommates Andrew Reed and Eryk Thomas wanted. However, some forgotten grease on a hot baking sheet quickly led to a small grease fire, and a few minutes later Eryk was running for help and Drew was filling their small Buc Ridge apartment with a fire extinguisher's smoky discharge. ...
February 05, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2007) -- In an effort to support ETSU athletics and share friendships -- new and old -- the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is pleased to announce the formation of the Jacksonville Pirate Club....
February 05, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2007) - Holding Campbell to just 27 percent shooting and using a 32-7 run midway through the first half, the ETSU men's basketball team pulled away and never looked back in an 87-57 win over its Atlantic Sun Conference opponent Monday night in front of 4,357 fans at Memorial Center. ...
February 04, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2007) - After surviving a scare from Gardner-Webb on Friday night, the ETSU men's basketball team puts its nine-game winning streak on the line Monday evening inside Memorial Center against Atlantic Sun Conference foe Campbell....
February 02, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2007) - Down 59-50 with 4:48 left on the game clock, the ETSU men's basketball team found a way to regroup, outscoring Gardner-Webb 13-2 the rest of the way to escape with a 63-61 win in Atlantic Sun Conference action Friday evening at Memorial Center....
February 01, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2007) -- Riding an eight-game winning streak and enjoying a two-game lead in the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season standings, the ETSU men's basketball team will return home to face league rival Gardner-Webb Friday evening, as well as honor the fifth and final Top 5 fan favorite selection....
January 29, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2007) - ETSU guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) and Mercer guard James Florence will share Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week honors after each used dominating offensive performances to lead their teams to crucial league victories....
January 27, 2007
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2007) - Sophomore guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) tied the ETSU single game record for 3-point goals, hitting on 8-of-12 from beyond the arc to score a career high 34 points and lift the ETSU men's basketball team past Atlantic Sun Conference rival Lipscomb 71-66 Saturday afternoon inside Allen Arena. ...
January 26, 2007
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2007) -- Coming off a victory over rival Belmont Friday night, the ETSU men's basketball puts its two-game lead in the Atlantic Sun Conference standings on the line Saturday inside Allen Arena against Lipscomb. The Bucs and Bisons will tip at 5 p.m. (EST), and the game will be available on live video streaming at ETSUBucs.com....
January 25, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2007) - After watching Belmont roar back from a 15-point halftime deficit to take the lead late in the second half, the ETSU men's basketball team regrouped to force overtime and went on to outscore the Bruins 15-5 in the extra frame to take a critical Atlantic Sun Conference battle 80-70 Thursday evening inside the Curb Event Center....
January 24, 2007
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 24, 2007) -- In what is without doubt the most important two-game road swing of the season for the ETSU men's basketball team, the Buccaneers will first face second-place Belmont in a crucial Atlantic Sun Conference tilt Thursday night at 8 p.m. (EST). For fans unable to attend, the game will be available on live video streaming at ETSUBucs.com....
January 22, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2007) -ETSU senior forward Brad Nuckles (Council, Va.) continued his sparkling play last week, leading the Bucs to the top of the Atlantic Sun standings and earning A-Sun Player of the Week honors as announced by the league office Monday. ...
January 19, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 19, 2007) - Senior forward Brad Nuckles (Council, Va.) scored eight points and grabbed two critical defensive rebounds in overtime, while fellow senior forward Eryk Thomas (Fremont, Calif.) picked up his first career double-double to lead the ETSU men's basketball team to its third overtime victory of the season 78-66 over Kennesaw State Friday night in Atlantic Sun Conference play at Memorial Center....
January 18, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 19, 2007) -- When ETSU and Kennesaw State meet in a battle of Atlantic Sun Conference rivals Friday night, fans will certainly get their monies worth inside Memorial Center. With five new Hall of Fame inductees being introduced prior to the game, former ETSU great Greg Dennis on hand to be honored as a Top 5 Fan Favorite at halftime, and CSS in the buildin to televise the game regionally, there will be plenty for Buccaneer fans to cheer about....
January 15, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 15, 2007) - The inside tandem of senior forwards Brad Nuckles (Council, Va.) and Eryk Thomas (Fremont, Calif.) put together a dominant performance in the paint to lead the ETSU men's basketball team to a 71-59 win over Jacksonville in Atlantic Sun Conference action Monday evening inside Memorial Center. ...
January 14, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 15, 2007) -- With their fourth straight win last time out, the ETSU Buccaneers moved into a tie for first place in the Atlantic Sun Conference men's basketball regular season race. Now the Buccaneers hope to stay at the top Monday against Jacksonville....
January 13, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2007) - The ETSU men's basketball team overcame a bad shooting night by creating 24 North Florida turnovers and out-rebounding the Ospreys 47-33, ultimately dropping UNF 77-58 in Atlantic Sun Conference play Saturday afternoon in front of 4,261 fans at Memorial Center....
January 12, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 12, 2007) -- With a current three-game winning streak in Atlantic Sun Conference play, the ETSU men's basketball team returns to the Memorial Center for three-straight league games beginning Saturday with a visit from North Florida. The Bucs and Ospreys will tip at 4 p.m....
January 09, 2007
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (Jan. 9, 2007) - The ETSU men's basketball team shot 68 percent from the field in the second half, taking a 45-30 game at halftime and cruising to a 100-76 win over Atlantic Sun Conference rival Campbell Tuesday night inside a sold out Carter Gymnasium. ...
January 08, 2007
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (Jan. 9, 2007) -- With a two-game winning streak and its best conference start in three years, the ETSU men's basketball team will return to Atlantic Sun Conference play Tuesday night with a road meeting at Campbell. Game time is set for 7 p.m. and the game will air live through video streaming provided at ETSUBucs.com....
January 07, 2007
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (Jan. 7, 2007) - Back on Jan. 7, 2006, former ETSU star Tim Smith (Newport News, Va.) became the last Buccaneer player to eclipse 30 points for a game, netting 37 in a win at Campbell. One year to the date, senior forward Brad Nuckles (Council, Va.) decided to join Smith in that rare company....
January 06, 2007
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (Jan. 7, 2006) -- The ETSU men's basketball team hits the road for a two-game Atlantic Sun Conference road swing beginning Sunday with a 2 p.m. tipoff against Gardner-Webb at Paul Porter Arena....
January 04, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 4, 2007) - Freshman Dequan Twilley (Shelbyville) sank a long-range 3-pointer from the right wing with .4 seconds remaining in overtime to give ETSU a 75-72 win over defending Atlantic Sun Conference champion Lipscomb Thursday night inside Memorial Center. ...
January 03, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 4, 2007) -- Former ETSU standout Zakee Wadood (Lonoke, Ark.) will be the second of five fan favorites to be honored with a special replica jersey pin giveaway prior to Thursday night's Atlantic Sun Conference matchup with Lipscomb. The first 2,000 Buccaneer fans to enter Memorial Center will receive a free pin. Tip is scheduled for 7 p.m....
January 02, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 2, 2007) - In a game that featured 10 ties and 22 lead changes, the Belmont Bruins overcame a four-point deficit with just over two minutes left in overtime to take a 75-74 win over the ETSU Buccaneers in Atlantic Sun Conference play Tuesday night inside Memorial Center....
January 01, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (1/2/07) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will return to Atlantic Sun Conference play in a much anticipated showdown with 2006 conference champion Belmont Tuesday night at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast on live video streaming at ETSUBucs.com....
December 30, 2006
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 30, 2006) - The ETSU men's basketball team used a 16-0 run midway through the first half to take a game that appeared headed to a blowout and made it a dog fight with the 21st-ranked Tennessee Volunteers, eventually leading by as many as six points in the second half but ultimately falling to the Vols 93-88 Saturday night in front of 18,216 fans at Thompson-Boling Arena....
December 29, 2006
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 30, 2006) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will return from Christmas break Saturday evening to take on in-state SEC rival Tennessee at Thompson-Boling Arena at 8 p.m. Fans unable to attend can watch the game live on CSS....
December 21, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 21, 2006) - Putting together its best defensive half of the season, the ETSU men's basketball team held Radford to just 15 points after the halftime break and went on to drop the Highlanders 71-51 in a non-conference battle Thursday night at Memorial Center....
December 20, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 21, 2006) -- The ETSU men's basketball team hopes to put a win on its Christmas wish list as the Bucs wrap their pre-holiday schedule Thursday night against Big South Conference foe Radford. Tip is scheduled for 7 p.m. inside Memorial Center....
December 19, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 19, 2006) -- After taking 10 days off to hit the books and finish up with final exams, the ETSU men's basketball team returns to action Tuesday night inside Memorial Center against Big South Conference foe UNC Asheville. Tip is scheduled for 7 p.m. and the game will be availalbe on both audio and video streaming at ETSUBucs.com....
December 19, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 19, 2006) - Thanks to a stingy defensive effort and pinpoint shooting, the ETSU men's basketball team returned from a 10-day break for final exams with a mission against UNC Asheville, racing out to a 22-point halftime lead and ultimately defeating the Bulldogs 73-65 Tuesday night in front of 3,612 fans at Memorial Center....
December 09, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 9, 2006) - Preparing for a 10-day break to take final exams, the ETSU men's basketball team took advantage of one last opportunity to play before hitting the books. The Buccaneers shot 42 percent from 3-point range and hit a season high 11 3-pointers, holding Milligan to just 15 points in the first half to cruise to a 73-47 victory over the Buffaloes Saturday in front of 4,032 fans inside Memorial Center. ...
December 08, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 8, 2006) - After a 23 day absence and seven straight road games, the ETSU men's basketball team will finally return home to play inside Memorial Center Saturday at 4 p.m. against nearby foe Milligan....
December 07, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 7, 2006) - As part of Saturday's ETSU men's basketball game with Milligan, the Buccaneers will honor the United States Armed Services with a special "Military Night" program and promotion. Tip for the game is set for 4 p.m., with pregame and halftime festitivies scheduled to honor those who have served in the military....
December 05, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 5, 2006) - Blistering the nets from 3-point range and staying hot throughout, the Vanderbilt Commodores never let up on the ETSU men's basketball team in a 104-62 win Tuesday night at Memorial Gym....
December 04, 2006
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 4, 2006) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will play its last of seven straight road games Tuesday night against SEC foe Vanderbilt in front of a regional television audience on CSS. Game time is set for 9 p.m. (EST) at Memorial Gym....
December 02, 2006
DELAND, Fla. (Dec. 2, 2006) - Senior forward Eryk Thomas (Fremont, Calif.) and sophomore guard Tayloe Taylor (Memphis) netted career high scoring nights and senior forward Brad Nuckles (Council, Va.) picked up his second straight double-double as the ETSU men's basketball team made it a two-game road sweep in Atlantic Sun Conference play with a 75-61 win over Stetson Saturday evening inside the Edmunds Center. ...
December 01, 2006
DELAND, Fla. (Dec. 1, 2006) -- Coming off a season opening win in Atlantic Sun play Thursday night at Mercer, the ETSU men's basketball team will try to make it two in a row Saturday evening at Stetson. Tip time is set for 7:30 p.m....
December 01, 2006
DELAND, Fla. (Dec. 1, 2006) -- Due to contractual obligations with its video streaming provider XOS, Stetson will be providing the live video streaming of the Hatters game with ETSU at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. ETSUBucs.com will not be allowed to air the contest, but ETSU live video streaming subscribers will be granted special "free" access to the stream....
November 30, 2006
MACON, Ga. (Nov. 30, 2006) - In a 68-68 game with just over two minutes left, freshman guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) made two buckets, senior forward Brad Nuckles (Council, Va.) blocked a Mercer shot that would have tied the game with 28 seconds remaining, and sophomore guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) hit four straight free throws down the stretch to give ETSU a 76-70 win over Mercer in the Atlantic Sun Conference opener for both teams Thursday night at the University Center. ...
November 29, 2006
MACON, Ga. (Nov. 29, 2006) -- With three games left on its current road trip, the ETSU men's basketball team begins conference play Thursday night with a 7:30 p.m. tipoff against Mercer....
November 25, 2006
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (Nov. 25, 2006) - In need of a solid performance, the ETSU men's basketball team got just what it needed at the expense of the Southern Jaguars. ...
November 24, 2006
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (Nov. 24, 2006) - Despite four players scoring in double figures and holding a lead at 42-39 early in the second half, the ETSU men's basketball team was unable to hold off the Southland Conference's preseason favorite Sam Houston State, eventually falling to the Bearkats 72-61 Friday night in the semifinals of the South Padre Island Invitational at the South Padre Island Convention Center. ...
November 22, 2006
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (Nov. 23, 2006) - In partnership with the South Padre Island Invitational, the Mountain States Health Alliance Buccaneer Sports Network will stream all four mid-major bracket games live at ETSUBucs.com. ...
November 22, 2006
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (Nov. 23, 2006) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will be attempting to rebound from a non-conference loss to former Ohio Valley Conference foe Morehead State this weekend at the South Padre Island Invitational....
November 21, 2006
MOREHEAD, Ky. (Nov. 21, 2006) - Hitting on 54 percent of their shots in the second half and posting a 50 percent clip from 3-point range for the game, Morehead State raced past ETSU 77-56 Tuesday night in non-conference men's basketball action inside Johnson Arena....
November 20, 2006
MACON, Ga. (Nov. 20, 2006) - In a week full of outstanding individual performances, ETSU guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) claimed A-Sun Player of the Week honors as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. The sophomore drilled the game-winning three-pointer with 1.8 seconds remaining versus Chattanooga to lift ETSU past their long-time rival....
November 20, 2006
MOREHEAD, Ky. (Nov. 21, 2006) -- The ETSU men's basketball team continues with its grueling November road trip as the Buccaneers face off with former Ohio Valley Conference rival Morehead State Tuesday night at the Ellis T. Johnson Arena. Tip time is set for 7 p.m....
November 19, 2006
AUBURN, Ala. (Nov. 19, 2006) - With 28 turnovers too much to overcome, the ETSU men's basketball team relinquished an 11-point halftime lead to fall to Southeastern Conference foe Auburn, 64-58, Sunday afternoon in front of 2,215 fans at the Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum....
November 18, 2006
AUBURN, Ala. (Nov. 18, 2006) -- With a dramatic overtime win against Chattanooga now behind them, the ETSU Buccaneers take to the road for seven straight games beginning Sunday afternoon with a 3 p.m. game at Auburn....
November 15, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 15, 2006) - ETSU sophomore guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) sank a long range 3-pointer from the right wing with 1.8 seconds remaining in overtime to lift the ETSU men's basketball team to a 71-70 win over former Southern Conference rival Chattanooga Wednesday night at Memorial Center. ...
November 14, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 15, 2006) - With ETSU set to renew its rivalry with longtime Southern Conference foe Chattanooga and pre-game festivities planned for former Buccaneer great Calvin Talford Wednesday night inside Memorial Center, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is encouraging fans to arrive early to insure they can purchase a ticket....
November 13, 2006
RICHMOND, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2006) - In a game that was tied at 32-32 early in the second half, Eastern Kentucky's Mike Rose scored 22 of his career high 27 points in the second half to help the Colonels race to a 70-53 win over ETSU Monday night at the McBrayer Arena....
November 12, 2006
RICHMOND, Ky. (Nov. 12, 2006) -- Fresh off a season-opening win over UVa.-Wise on Friday night, the ETSU men's basketball team hits the road for a matchup with former Ohio Valley Conference rival Eastern Kentucky Monday night at 7 p.m....
November 10, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 10, 2006) - Former ETSU basketball great Calvin Talford (Castlewood, Va.), a player known for his electrifying dunks and contributions to the most successful four years in ETSU's program history, will be honored during "Calvin Talford Night" when the Bucs' meet former Southern Conference rival Chattanooga on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Tip is set for 7 p.m....
November 10, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 10, 2006) - Sophomore guard Tayloe Taylor (Memphis) dished out a career high nine assists and four Buccaneer players reached double figures in scoring as the ETSU men's basketball team raced to a 90-43 season-opening win over UVa.-Wise in front of 4,150 fans Friday night inside Memorial Center....
November 09, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 9, 2006) - Coming off an impressive 31-point victory in its only exhibition game of the year, the ETSU men's basketball team will tip off its 2006-07 regular season Friday night against UVa.-Wise. Game time is set for 7 p.m. inside Memorial Center....
November 04, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 4, 2006) - With a starting five that featured three true freshmen and a sophomore, a young ETSU men's basketball team took to the floor for the first time this 2006-07 season and dropped Mars Hill, 98-67, in front of 3,601 fans at Memorial Center. ...
November 03, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2006) - The ETSU men's basketball team took time out of its busy preseason schedule for Media Day 2006-07 Friday inside Memorial Center....
October 28, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 28, 2006) -- ETSU fans can watch live or listen to today's Blue/Gold Scrimmage for both the men and women thanks to the Mountain States Health Alliance Buccaneer Sports Network....
October 28, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 28, 2005) - Senior forward Brad Nuckles (Council, Va.) and sophomore guard Dante Williams scored 18 points apiece to lead the Gold team to an 86-72 win over the Blue team during the Buccaneers' annual Blue/Gold Scrimmage game Saturday at Memorial Center. ...
October 25, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 25, 2006) - With the start of the 2006-07 basketball season just around the corner, the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams will give fans an early preview of the upcoming season this Saturday, Oct. 28 inside Memorial Center....
October 20, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2006) - Following a medical procedure on Friday, it was confirmed that ETSU senior guard Travis Strong (Memphis) will miss the entire 2006-07 season with a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee....
October 16, 2006
When 19-year-old Mike Smith decided to leave his small town in Missouri and join the ETSU basketball team, he also made a tough choice about his life. Playing both football and basketball throughout his high school career, the time had come for him to decide which path he would take....
October 12, 2006
MACON, Ga. (Oct. 12, 2006) - Despite the departure of the program's all-time leading scorer and 2006 Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Year Tim Smith , the league's media and coaches still expect ETSU to battle at the top of the conference standings this season....
October 04, 2006
PINEY FLATS, TN (October 2, 2006) - Homeowners Joe and Angie Tittle got some extra help on the construction of their Habitat for Humanity home when the ETSU men's basketball team visited the site in Piney Flats....
October 02, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2006) - ETSU's basketball fans have made their choices for the Top 5 Fan Favorites of all time, setting the stage for an exciting new promotion this upcoming 2006-07 basketball season....
September 22, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 22, 2006) - A month before kicking off their 2006-2007 season the ETSU men's basketball team visited the Salvation Army in downtown Johnson City....
September 15, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 15, 2006) - After two weeks of accepting nominations, ETSU men's basketball fans have made their nominations and 15 of the Buccaneers' all-time greats have made it to the final vote....
August 30, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (August 30, 2006) - During the upcoming men's basketball season, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, the Pirate Club Scholarship Fund, and Phil Bachman Toyota/Scion have teamed up to honor the best players to ever wear a Buccaneer uniform....
August 01, 2006
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2006) - Season tickets for the 2006-07 Buccaneer and Lady Buccaneer basketball campaigns went on sale today inside the Memorial Center. The two squads will play a combine 28 home games in the coming season, with the men hosting the 2007 Atlantic Sun Basketball Championships. It is the second consecutive year ETSU has hosted the event....
MTRACK Tennessee Relays Knoxville, Tenn.
Apr 11 Results
WTRACK Tennessee Relays Knoxville, Tenn.
Apr 11 Results
MTEN Kennesaw State 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 11 ETSU 7
WTEN Kennesaw State 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 11 ETSU 6
BB University of North Florida 5 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 11 ETSU 6
WTRACK Tennessee Relays Knoxville, Tenn.
Apr 12 Results
MTRACK Tennessee Relays Knoxville, Tenn.
Apr 12 Results
MTEN Mercer 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 12 ETSU 7
SB North Florida 7 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 12 ETSU 1
WTEN Mercer 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 12 ETSU 6
BB University of North Florida 5 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 12 ETSU 8
SB North Florida 5
Apr 12 ETSU 6
SB North Florida 4
Apr 13 ETSU 2
BB University of North Florida 4 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 13 ETSU 10
WGOLF Atlantic Sun Conference Championships Jekyll Island, Ga.
Apr 14 1st of 10
SB Furman 7 Johnson City, Tenn.
Apr 16 ETSU 3
SB Furman 0
Apr 16 ETSU 5