2007-08 Men's Basketball News
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May 02, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 1, 2008) - ETSU head basketball coach Murry Bartow announced Friday that the Buccaneers have received a national letter of intent from Seth Coy of Montgomery, Ind. The 6-11, 240-pound center becomes the fourth member of the Bucs' 2008-09 signing class. ...
May 01, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 1, 2008) - When Keith "Mister" Jennings ended his collegiate basketball career and left East Tennessee State University in the spring of 1991, he finished with an extensive basketball resume. However, there was still work left to be done....
April 17, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 17, 2008) - ETSU head basketball coach Murry Bartow announced Thursday that the Buccaneers have received a national letter of intent from Adam Sollazzo of Tampa, Fla....
March 07, 2008
NASHVILLE (March 7, 2008) - What may be one of the most controversial foul calls in Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament history highlighted a nightmarish final seven minutes for the ETSU men's basketball team, as the Buccaneers watched a 10-point advantage vanish in the final minutes Friday night of a 69-65 loss to rival Belmont inside the Allen Arena. ...
March 06, 2008
NASHVILLE (March 6, 2008) - When the ETSU men's basketball team needed them most, seniors Travis Strong (Memphis), Kenyona Swader (Smyrna), and Andrew Reed (Port Richey, Fla.) made the plays needed to capture a quarterfinal win in the 2008 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament....
March 04, 2008
NASHVILLE (March 4, 2008) -- Having won its final three games of the regular season, the ETSU men's basketball team enters the 2008 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament this weekend with momentum and the hopes of reaching a pair of goals -- eclipsing the 20-win pinnacle for the season and earning its fourth postseason trip in the last six years....
March 04, 2008
MACON, Ga. (March 4, 2008) - Junior guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) earned his second straight first-team All Atlantic Sun Conference honor and junior forward Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) was a second team pick, as the conference announced its postseason awards Tuesday on the eve of the conference tournament's first day of action on Wednesday....
March 02, 2008
NASHVILLE (March 2, 2008) -- The No. 4 seeded ETSU men's basketball team will open play in the 2008 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Championship on Thursday night, facing host Lipscomb at 8:15 p.m. (CST) in Allen Arena. The game will air live on CSS as well as ASun.TV....
March 01, 2008
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 1, 2008) - On the same day he eclipsed the 1,000 point mark for his career, senior Travis Strong (Memphis) hit a running lay up to force overtime, and junior guard Jocolby Davis (Meridian, Miss.) went on to score seven points in the extra period to lift the ETSU men's basketball team to a 86-80 win over USC Upstate in the regular season finale for both teams Saturday afternoon at the G.B. Hodge Center. ...
February 29, 2008
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 1, 2008) -- With several seedings still yet to be determined for next week's Atlantic Sun Confernece Tournament in Nashville, the ETSU men's basketball team will do what it can Saturday afternoon when the Buccnaeers hit the road to face USC Upstate at 4 p.m. inside the G.B. Hodges Center....
February 25, 2008
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (Feb. 25, 2008) - Watching a 12-point halftime lead evaporate in the first four minutes of the second half and trailing 58-53 with 15:38 left in the game, the ETSU men's basketball team kept its poise, going on to outscore Atlantic Sun Conference foe Campbell 37-16 over the next eight minutes to build a 16-point lead and roll to a 96-87 win over the Camels Monday night at Carter Gym....
February 24, 2008
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (Feb. 25, 2008) -- After an one-game break from conference play Saturday against Tennessee Tech, the ETSU men's basketball team returns to league action Monday night at Campbell, looking to regain some momentum as the team prepares for the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament next week in Nashville....
February 23, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2008) - In need of a confidence boost, the ETSU men's basketball team got one during ESPN's BracketBuster Saturday courtesy of the Ohio Valley Conference's Tennessee Tech. ...
February 22, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2008) -- Needing to get back in the win column and hoping to start building momentum for the postseason, the ETSU men's basketball team will play host to non-conference foe Tennessee Tech Saturday inside Memorial Center as part of the yearly ESPN BracketBuster event. Tip is schedule for 4 p.m....
February 21, 2008
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (Feb. 22, 2008) - Gardner-Webb guard Grayson Flittner scored a career high 34 points and the Runnin' Bulldogs outscored the ETSU men's basketball team 43-22 in the final 12:19 to race away with a 96-70 Atlantic Sun Conference win Thursday night inside Paul Porter Arena. ...
February 20, 2008
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (Feb. 21, 2008) -- Attempting to stay in the race for one of the top two seeds in the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament bracket, the ETSU men's basketball team hits the road Thursday night for a matchup with league foe Gardner-Webb. Tip is scheduled for 7 p.m....
February 16, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2008) - It was not the usual cast of characters for the ETSU men's basketball team, but the efforts they provided were enough to get the Buccaneers a much needed victory Saturday afternoon inside Memorial Center....
February 15, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2008) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will try to avoid its longest losing streak of the season and right the ship Saturday afternoon as the Buccaneers play host to Atlantic Sun Conference rival Lipscomb inside Memorial Center. Tip is scheduled for 4 p.m....
February 14, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2008) - Guard Shane Dansby scored a career high 28 points to help power Belmont to a 20-point halftime lead and yet another win inside ETSU's Memorial Center, as the Bruins cruised to an 87-75 Atlantic Sun Conference win over the Buccaneers Thursday night in front of 4,262 fans on Valentine's Day evening....
February 13, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2008) -- While the sting may remain from an unexpected loss to Stetson last Sunday, the ETSU men's basketball team has a chance to end the pain Thursday night when the Buccaneers will face rival Belmont for a share of first place in the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season race....
February 12, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2008) - As the ETSU men's basketball team faces its most important game of the season Thursday night, hosting Belmont inside Memorial Center for a share of first place in the Atlantic Sun Conference race, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is doing its part to promote fan attendance with a special promotion on Valentine's Day night....
February 10, 2008
DELAND, Fla. (Feb. 10, 2008) - In ETSU's losses this season, the Buccaneers have struggled at long stretches to produce scoring opportunities. That issue once again cost the Bucs Sunday....
February 09, 2008
DELAND, Fla. (Feb. 10, 2008) - Having reached the top of the Atlantic Sun Conference standings, the ETSU men's basketball team will look to stay there Sunday when the Buccaneers face a road test at Stetson beginning at 3 p.m. inside the Edmunds Center....
February 08, 2008
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 8, 2008) - A night after Belmont opened the door with a win over Jacksonville, the ETSU men's basketball team sprang to the top of the Atlantic Sun Conference standings with a 95-71 win over Florida Gulf Coast in the first ever meeting between the schools Friday night at Alico Arena....
February 06, 2008
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 8, 2008) -- Owners of a five-game winning streak and in the hunt for an Atlantic Sun Conference regular season championship, the ETSU men's basketball team takes to the road for a crucial two-game league road swing this weekend....
February 05, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2008) - The ETSU Athletic Ticket Office is now taking pre-orders for General Admission Tournament Books for the entire 2008 Atlantic Sun Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments. This year's tournaments are being held March 5 through 8 at Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee....
February 04, 2008
MACON, Ga. (Feb. 4, 2008) - ETSU junior forward Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) became the first player this season to win multiple Atlantic Sun Player of the Week awards after averaging a double-double, 22.0 points per game and 10.0 rebounds, in leading the Buccaneers to a pair of home wins, the conference office announced on Monday. ...
February 04, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2008) - The ETSU men's basketball team will play host to former Ohio Valley Conference rival and in-state foe Tennessee Tech as part of the annual ESPN BracketBuster Saturday, Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. inside Memorial Center....
February 03, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 3, 2008) - With ETSU holding a comfortable 13-point advantage midway through the first half, this game between the Buccaneers and Atlantic Sun Conference rival Kennesaw State did not have the same intensity of the previous four matches between the two schools. But it did not stay that way. ...
February 02, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 3, 2008) -- Before the country stops to enjoy the Super Bowl Sunday night, the ETSU men's basketball team will renew its heated rivalry with Atlantic Sun Conference foe Kennesaw State at 2 p.m. inside Memorial Center....
February 01, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2008) - After watching a nine-point lead dwindle to one with just over three minutes left, the ETSU men's basketball team made enough foul shots and senior Andrew Reed drained a clutch 3-pointer in the final minutes as the Buccaneers outlasted Mercer, 85-79, in Atlantic Sun Conference play Friday night inside Memorial Center. ...
January 31, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2008) -- In the midst of a three-game winning streak, the ETSU men's basketball will look to maintain its momentum Friday night when the Buccaneers host Atlantic Sun Conference foe Mercer in front of a live regional television audience on CSS. Tip time is set for 7:30 p.m. inside Memorial Center....
January 30, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2008) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced a trio of special ticket promotions planned for Friday night's men's basketball game against Mercer, which will air throughout the Southeast as part of the CSS Game of the Week package at 7:30. ...
January 27, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2008) - Senior forward Kenyona Swader (Smyrna) scored a game high 19 points, leading a group of Buccaneers that scored in double figures as the ETSU men's basketball team grounded the North Florida Ospreys 92-68 Sunday afternoon in Atlantic Sun Conference action at Memorial Center. ...
January 26, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2008) -- With a successful conference road swing behind them, the ETSU Buccaneers will make a quick two-day turnaround to host Atlantic Sun Conference foe North Florida Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. inside Memorial Center....
January 25, 2008
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2008) - In a one-point game with 3:16 remaining, the ETSU men's basketball team got an much-needed 7-0 offensive spurt to build a cushion and ultimately hold on to drop Jacksonville 83-77 in a critical Atlantic Sun Conference battle Friday evening before a record crowd of at Veterans Memorial Arena....
January 24, 2008
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 24, 2008) -- They may only be five games into the Atlantic Sun Conference schedule, but the ETSU Buccaneers face a critical league matchup Friday night when they meet the Jacksonville Dolphins at Veterans Memorial Arena. Tip is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. and the game will be broadcast regionally on CSS....
January 22, 2008
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2008) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is pleased to invite all ETSU Buccaneer fans to watch the men's basketball team take on Atlantic Sun Conference rival and current regular season leader Jacksonville at Damon's off John B. Dennis Highway. The game will air locally on CSS....
January 19, 2008
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 19, 2008) - Just when a third straight Atlantic Sun Conference loss seemed imminent and its regular season championship hopes fading, the ETSU men's basketball team found a way to get it done....
January 18, 2008
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 19, 2008) -- In need of getting back to the win column in Atlantic Sun Conference action, the ETSU men's basketball team plays the second of three straight league road games Saturday at 5:15 (EST), when the Buccaneers face in-state rival Lipscomb at Allen Arena....
January 17, 2008
NASHVILLE (Jan. 17, 2008) - Junior forward Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) set a Curb Event Center record with 30 points and the ETSU men's basketball team shot an impressive 61 percent from the floor, but once again it was the Belmont Bruins that still found a way to beat the Buccaneers in Atlantic Sun Conference play Thursday night....
January 16, 2008
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 17, 2008) -- As the ETSU men's basketball team faces its most challenging road stretch of the Atlantic Sun Conference season, Buccaneer fans are reminded they can catch all the action live by visiting ASun.TV and ordering the streaming video service....
January 12, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2008) - Poor shooting from the floor for the third straight game finally caught up with the ETSU men's basketball team, as the Buccaneers were unable to score a single point in the final 5:27 of Saturday's game against Gardner-Webb, falling to the Bulldogs 73-69 in Atlantic Sun Conference action inside Memorial Center....
January 11, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 11, 2008) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will look to stretch its season long streak of six straight wins to seven when the Buccaneers take on Atlantic Sun Conference foe Gardner-Webb Saturday afternoon inside Memorial Center....
January 10, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2008) - Senior guard Travis Strong (Memphis) scored 13 of his 16 points in the final seven minutes, helping the ETSU men's basketball team rally from an 11-point deficit in the final 11 minutes to drop Atlantic Sun Conference foe Campbell 74-69 in front of 3,321 Thursday night inside Memorial Center....
January 09, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 9, 2008) -- Fresh off a conference opening victory over USC Upstate, the ETSU men's basketball team will look to keep its perfect 5-0 home record intact as the Buccaneers host Campbell in Atlantic Sun Conference play Thursday evening at 7 p.m. inside the Memorial Center....
January 05, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 5, 2008) - The ETSU men's basketball team may have been facing a first year Division I opponent on Saturday, but USC Upstate was not interested in making anything easy for the Buccaneers. ...
January 04, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 4, 2008) -- After a challenging pre-conference schedule, the ETSU men's basketball team will get to the business of winning a regular season Atlantic Sun Conference championship on Saturday, as the Buccaneers open league play at home against USC Upstate....
January 03, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 3, 2008) - Thanks to the increased attendance over the past few games; and to better serve our loyal fans and patrons, the ETSU Athletics Ticket Office is pleased to announce several new enhancements designed to reduce waiting lines at the ticket booth and entrance gates....
January 03, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 3, 2008) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics in conjunction with the Buccaneer men's and women's basketball programs are inviting all area youth basketball players to come out Saturday and enjoy a day of hoops action as the Bucs take on USC Upstate in their Atlantic Sun Conference opener at Memorial Center....
December 30, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 30, 2007) - The ETSU men's basketball team held on despite a 14-0 offensive explosion by Appalachian State in the final three minutes to take an important non-conference victory over its former Southern Conference rival 72-69 Sunday afternoon at Memorial Center. It was the first meeting between the old foes since the 2004-05 campaign, ETSU's last in the SoCon. ...
December 28, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 28, 2007) -- ETSU and Appalachian State basketball fans will get a late Christmas gift on Sunday, Dec. 30, as the Buccaneers and Mountaineers end a three-year break from play and renew their long rivalry inside Memorial Center....
December 27, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 27, 2007) - ETSU men's basketball coach Murry Bartow announced Thursday that sophomore post Blake Mishler (Metamora, Ill.) has decided to transfer....
December 23, 2007
HOLOLULU, Hawaii (Dec. 22, 2007) -The ETSU men's basketball team came back from a 15-point second half deficit, but were outscored by 14-12 in overtime and lost a heartbreaker, 82-80, to Louisiana Lafayette in the third-place game of the 44th annual Rainbow Classic Saturday night from the Stan Sheriff Center....
December 22, 2007
HONOLULU, Hawaii (Dec. 21, 2007) - After knocking off Georgia less than 24 hours ago, the East Tennessee State men's basketball team were looking to carry its thunder over into Friday's semifinal match-up against a difficult Saint Mary's team; however, the Gaels cooled off the Bucs by outscoring them 45-28 in the final 20 minutes to claim an 89-65 victory in the 44th annual Rainbow Classic from the Stan Sheriff Center....
December 22, 2007
HONOLULU, Hawaii (Dec. 21, 2007) - The ETSU men's basketball team will face Louisiana Lafayette Saturday night in the third-place game of the 44th annual Rainbow Classic. Tip is set for 10 p.m. EST from the Stan Sheriff Center....
December 21, 2007
HONOLULU, Hawaii (Dec. 20, 2007) - The ETSU men's basketball team had something to prove after coming off one of its worst losses in school history last weekend at Syracuse. The Buccaneers quickly answered the challenge with a 76-58 win over SEC challenger Georgia in the first round of the 44th annual Rainbow Classic Thursday evening inside the Stan Sheriff Center....
December 18, 2007
HONOLULU (Dec. 18, 2007) -- After a 22-hour adventure that took the squad from Syracuse to the Hawaiin islands, the ETSU men's basketball team has begun final preparations for first round action in the Rainbow Classic later this week....
December 15, 2007
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Dec. 15, 2007) - The last time ETSU men's basketball team played at Syracuse they lost by 39; however, when the season was over the Buccaneers were playing in March Madness. ETSU now hopes history repeats itself again, as the Bucs lost to the Orange 125-75 Saturday evening in front of 16,508 fans inside the Carrier Dome....
December 14, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2007) -- The ETSU men's basketaball team hits the road again Saturday, taking on Syrcause at 7 p.m. in the Carrier Dome before heading to Honolulu for the Rainbow Classic....
December 08, 2007
STILLWATER, Okla. (Dec. 8, 2007) - Relinquishing a six-point lead midway through the second half, the ETSU men's basketball team went scoreless in the final 6:52 against Big 12 Conference member Oklahoma State, eventually falling 78-65 in non-conference action Saturday evening at the Gallagher-Iba Arena....
December 07, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 7, 2007) - ETSU's men's basketball game at Oklahoma State Saturday (Dec. 8, 8 p.m.) will now air locally on ABC network affiliate WKPT throughout the Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia area. The game was originally scheduled to air on WAPK....
December 07, 2007
STILLWATER, Okla. (Dec. 7, 2007) - The East Tennessee State men's basketball team faces its biggest road test of the season as they venture out on a five-game swing, beginning Saturday night against Big 12 foe Oklahoma State from Gallagher-Iba Arena. Tip is slated for 8 p.m. ET....
December 06, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 10, 2007) - Need a great stocking stuffer idea, or a convenient, inexpensive present for somebody special? Do you have family members coming into town and need a fun activity to entertain everyone during the holidays? Look no further!...
December 04, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 4, 2007) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics in cooperation with WJHL-TV Newschannel 11 have teamed up to bring the Buccaneers to the local television airwaves when they take on Big 12 Conference member Oklahoma State on Dec. 8 and Big East Conference foe Syracuse on Dec. 15....
December 04, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 4, 2007) - After giving up a large second half lead and then losing by one point in overtime earlier this season at Marshall, the ETSU men's basketball team was faced with what could have been a similar situation Tuesday night in Memorial Center. This time the Bucs didn't fold....
December 01, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 1, 2007) - Thanks to a 3-point shooting barrage in the first half and a double-double from junior guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis), the ETSU men's basketball team evened its season record to 3-3 with a 98-60 victory over Tennessee-Wesleyan Saturday afternoon inside the Memorial Center....
November 30, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 30, 2007) -- The first 1,500 fans to arrive at Memorial Center Saturday for ETSU's men's basketball game with Tennessee-Wesleyan will receive a fleece blanket provided by Phil Bachman Toyota. Tip time for the Bucs vs. Bulldogs is set for noon....
November 28, 2007
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Nov. 28, 2007) - Committing 30 fouls, giving up 31 points at the free throw line and getting out-rebounded 56-33, the ETSU men's basketball team gave up a 13-point halftime lead to former Southern Conference rival Chattanooga in an 80-76 loss Wednesday night at the McKenzie Arena....
November 27, 2007
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Nov. 27, 2007) -- In what is widely considered the biggest rivalry in ETSU basketball history, the Buccaneers will revive their series with the Chattanooga Mocs Wednesday night at 8 p.m. in McKenzie Arena on the campus of UTC....
November 27, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 3, 2007) - When the ETSU men's basketball team faces Marshall Tuesday night, the Buccaneers are hoping to drown the Thundering Herd in a sea of blue....
November 26, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 29 2007) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Monday that it has changed the start times for Saturday's men's and women's basketball games inside Memorial Center....
November 26, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 26 2007) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Buccaneers Athletic Scholarship Association would like to remind fans that the "Buc Caravan" will be making a stop in Chattanooga prior to the men's basketball game against UTC Wednesday night....
November 26, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 26 2007) - ETSU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dave Mullins announced Monday that he has extended the contract for men's basketball coach Murry Bartow through the 2011-2012 season....
November 26, 2007
MACON, Ga. (Nov. 26, 2007) - Senior forward Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) averaged 23.0 PPG in two overtime games last week, but his effort in the final minute of the Buccaneers' two-point win at UNC Asheville secured him his first Player of the Week award. He scored six of the Buccaneers final eight points, including the decisive final basket as ETSU escaped with an 89-87 win....
November 24, 2007
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 24, 2007) - In one of the most fantastic finishes in ETSU basketball history, the Buccaneers scored four points in the final six seconds of overtime and got the game winning basket from junior forward Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) with 1.7 seconds remaining to hand UNC Asheville it's first loss of the season 89-87 Saturday afternoon inside the Justice Center. ...
November 23, 2007
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 24, 2007) -- In need of a road non-conference win after letting two possible victories slip through their fingers, the ETSU Buccaneers will return to action Saturday afternoon at 4:30 p.m., taking on the UNC Asheville Bulldogs at the Justice Center on the UNCA campus....
November 20, 2007
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (Nov. 20, 2007) -- In a game that Marshall never led in regulation, the Thundering Herd managed to overcome a 12-point second half deficit to force overtime and eventually escape with an 84-83 win over ETSU Tuesday in non-conference men's basketball action at the Cam Henderson Center. More to come ... ...
November 19, 2007
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (Nov. 19, 2007) -- Coming off a quality win over Ohio Valley Conference tournament champion and 2007 NCAA participant Eastern Kentucky, the ETSU men's basketball team continues its early season non-conference schedule Tuesday night on the road against Conference USA foe Marshall....
November 17, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2007) - ETSU head basketball coach Murry Bartow announced Saturday that the Buccaneers have received signed national letters of intent from two prospects for the 2008-09 season....
November 17, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2007) - Four ETSU players scored in double figures led by a game-high 17 from senior post Andrew Reed (Port Richey, Fla.), as the Buccaneers upended defending Ohio Valley Conference tournament champion Eastern Kentucky 76-56 Saturday in the home opener for ETSU at Memorial Center....
November 16, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 16, 2007) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will open its regular season home schedule on Saturday in a battle of two teams that won conference championships a year ago....
November 13, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 13, 2007) -- Fresh off a back-and-forth battle with Dayton to open the regular season, the ETSU men's basketball team returns to exhibition play one final time this season, tipping off against nearby Milligan College at 7 p.m. tonight inside Memorial Center....
November 13, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 13, 2007) - Even a power outage which darkened the Memorial Center for nearly 20 minutes late in the second half could not stop the ETSU men's basketball team from taking a convincing 100-53 exhibition win over nearby Milligan College Tuesday evening....
November 10, 2007
DAYTON, Ohio (Nov. 10, 2007) - ETSU junior guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) scored a team high 30 points, but a late first half rally by Dayton and some lost possessions midway through the second half cost the Buccaneers as the Atlantic 10 Conference's Flyers protected their home court in a hard-fought 78-74 win over ETSU in the season opener for both schools Saturday afternoon at UD Arena. ...
November 08, 2007
DAYTON, Ohio (Nov. 8, 2007) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will open its 2007-08 season Saturday at Atlantic 10 foe Dayton, with tip scheduled for 2 p.m. in the University of Dayton Arena....
November 03, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2007) - With six players scoring in double figures, the ETSU men's basketball team opened its 2007-08 season with an exhibition win over Mars Hill, 96-72, Saturday afternoon in front of 3,453 fans at Memorial Center. ...
November 01, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 1, 2007) - The ETSU men's basketball team is wrapping up final preparations for its first exhibition game of the year, as the Buccaneers will take on Mars Hill in their 2007-08 home opener Saturday at 4 p.m. inside Memorial Center. ...
October 29, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 29, 2007) - Season tickets for the 2007-08 Buccaneer and Lady Buccaneer basketball campaigns are still available. With both teams scheduled to open play with home exhibitions this coming weekend, fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets and be on campus for the start of the new season this Saturday and Sunday....
October 20, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2007) - Senior forward Andrew Reed (Port Richey, Fla.) and sophomore guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) each posted double-doubles to lead the Gold past the Blue in the ETSU men's basketball team's annual Homecoming scrimmage Saturday at Memorial Center....
October 17, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 17, 2007) -With the start of the 2007-08 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. 20 inside Memorial Center. ...
October 10, 2007
MACON, Ga. (Oct. 10, 2007) - Last season ETSU won its first Atlantic Sun Conference men's basketball title, but Belmont denied the Buccaneers the conference's automatic bid in the final of the General Shale Brick Men's Basketball Championship. Entering the 2007-08 season, both the coaches and the media predict that the Buccaneers will again be battling the Bruins for conference supremacy. Both chose ETSU as the favorite to win the conference and defend its regular-season title with Belmont second, the conference office announced on Wednesday. The Bucs were the clear choice by the media to win the tournament, however, the coaches were split four ways with ETSU and Belmont along with Mercer and tournament-host Lipscomb all receiving three votes from the coaches to win tournament, to be held March 5-8 at Lipscomb's Allen Arena....
August 31, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 31, 2007) - For many years, Tom Chilton 's No. 42 has held a special place in ETSU basketball's history. Next season, fans will see that special number on the floor once again....
August 27, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 27, 2007) - ETSU men's basketball coach Murry Bartow announced Monday that the Buccaneers have added the final player to their 2007-08 recruiting class, signing 6-foot-1 junior college guard Jacolby Davis (Meridian, Miss.)....
August 11, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 11, 2007) - ETSU men's basketball coach Murry Bartow has announced that his Buccaneers will add one final road contest to their 2007-08 schedule, visiting Big 12 Conference member Oklahoma State on Dec. 8. In addition, the Bucs have moved their Nov. 30 meeting with Tennessee Wesleyan to Dec. 1....
August 07, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 6, 2007) - The ETSU Athletics Department is offering fans a chance to travel to Hawaii when the Bucs compete in the Rainbow Classic in December....
July 25, 2007
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 25, 2007) - Road trips to Big East Conference power Syracuse and Atlantic 10 stalwart Dayton, a second trip in five years to the Rainbow Classic in Hawaii, rekindled rivalries with former Southern Conference foes Appalachian State, Chattanooga and Marshall, another appearance as part of ESPN's Bracket Busters, and 15 home games highlight the 2007-08 men's basketball schedule announced by ETSU head coach Murry Bartow ....
WSOC Radford Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 22, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WSOC ETSU Cookeville, Tenn.
Aug 24, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee Tech
WSOC Appalachian St. Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 28, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 9:00 a.m. Morgan State University
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 5:00 p.m. California State University, Sacramento
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 30, 12:00 p.m. UNC Charlotte
WSOC Campbell Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 31, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
WSOC South Carolina St. Johnson City. Tenn.
Sep 2, 6:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 3:00 p.m. The College of William and Mary
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. George Mason University
WSOC Alabama A&M Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 12:00 p.m. University of Maryland
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 4:00 p.m. Lehigh University
WSOC ETSU Florence, S.C.
Sep 7, 3:00 p.m. Francis Marion
WSOC ETSU Washington, D.C.
Sep 12, 3:00 p.m. George Washington
VB ETSU Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 12, 5:00 p.m. University of Utah
VB ETSU Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 13, 1:30 p.m. Lipscomb University