2010-11 Men's Basketball News
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May 17, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 17, 2011) - The ETSU men's basketball team earned a special public recognition on Tuesday, as the Buccaneers ranked among the Top 10 percent of the nation's programs in the NCAA's annual Academic Progress Rate.
May 16, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 16, 2011) - ETSU men's basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Monday that the program has received a national letter of intent from John Walton, a 6-foot-7, 200-pound forward out of Mitchell High School in Memphis.
April 22, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 22, 2011) - Members of the ETSU men's basketball team took time out on Thursday to visit with school children from Mountain View Elementary School during their annual Boys Sports Banquet for children ages Pre-K through 5th grade.
April 22, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 21, 2011) - ETSU men's basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Thursday that the program has received a national letter of intent from Marcus Dubose, a 6-foot-2, 180-pound guard out of Mendocino Community College in Ukiah, Calif.
April 01, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2011) - ETSU senior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) has only added to his postseason list of accolades this week, being named honorable mention on the Associated Press All-American team and earning all-tournament honors for his efforts in last month's CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament.
March 29, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 29, 2011) - ETSU senior guard Justin Tubbs (Trussville, Ala.) has been selected as one of eight participants to compete in the Denny's Slam Dunk Championship Thursday evening, March 31, in Houston.
March 26, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 26, 2011) - In a game with multiple offensive swings and plenty of exciting play, the ETSU men's basketball team had no answers for the high-powered Iona offense in the second half and came up short in a thrilling 83-80 loss to the Gaels in the semifinals of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament Saturday afternoon at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
March 26, 2011
BOSTON (March 25, 2011) - ETSU senior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) has been named to the 2011 Lou Henson All-America team, as announced by CollegeInsider.com on Thursday.
March 25, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 26, 2011) -- As one of only a handful of teams still playing basketball this 2010-11 season, the ETSU men's basketball team will take on Iona in the semifinals of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
March 24, 2011
BOSTON (March 24, 2011) - ETSU men's basketball head coach Murry Bartow has been named one of 16 finalist for the 2011 Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award.
March 23, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 23, 2011) - The ETSU men's basketball team will host Iona in the semifinals of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament Saturday at 2 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
March 23, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2011) - Senior guard Justin Tubbs (Trussville, Ala.) scored a season high 27 points and fellow senior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) posted a double-double with 24 points and 10 rebounds, as the ETSU men's basketball team dropped Ohio University 82-73 in the quarterfinals of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament.
March 21, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2011) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will attempt to extend its season once again, as the Buccaneers take on MAC member Ohio in the quarterfinals of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament Tuesday evening inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. Tip is set for 7 p.m.
March 18, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 17, 2011) -- The ETSU men's basketball team has learned its opponent for the quarterfinals of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament , which will be played Tuesday night at 7 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
March 16, 2011
JOHNSON CITY (March 15, 2011) - Having learned that the ETSU men's basketball team has earned a bye in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament and will host a quarterfinal game on Tuesday, March 22 inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced some additional ticket information.
March 16, 2011
JOHNSON CITY (March 15, 2011) - After enjoying a win in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament, the ETSU men's basketball team learned late Tuesday evening that they will receive a bye in the second round and will host a quarterfinal CIT game on Tuesday, March 22 inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
March 16, 2011
JOHNSON CITY (March 15, 2011) - Senior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) set a new career high and tied a tournament record with 32 points, leading the ETSU men's basketball team to a 76-63 win over former Southern Conference rival Furman in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament Tuesday evening at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
March 15, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 15, 2011) -- For the first time in school history, the ETSU men's basketball team will host a game in a national postseason tournament, as the Buccaneers will take on former Southern Conference rival Furman Tuesday evening in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tourament.
March 14, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 13, 2011) - The ETSU men's basketball team will make history later this week, as the Buccaneers will host the program's first-ever home game in a national postseason tournament.
March 09, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2011) - The awards continue to pile up for ETSU senior Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.), as the National Association of Basketball Coaches announced Wednesday that the 6-foot-6 guard has been named to the NABC Division I All-District team.
March 05, 2011
MACON, Ga. (March 4, 2011) - The ETSU men's basketball team had never lost to North Florida. Unfortunately for the Buccaneers, that is no longer the case.
March 04, 2011
MACON, Ga. (March 4, 2011) -- Continuing its quest for a third straight Atlantic Sun Conference title, the ETSU men's basketball team will take on North Florida Friday in the semifinals of the General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Championship at Mercer's University Center. Tip is set for 9 p.m. and the game will air on regional cable courtesy of CSS.
March 03, 2011
MACON, Ga. (March 2, 2011) - Senior Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) made a game-saving steal with three seconds left and scored a game-high 24 points, as the ETSU men's basketball team survived a major scare and dropped Campbell 54-53 Wednesday night during quarterfinal play in the General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Championship at the University Center.
March 01, 2011
MACON, Ga. (March 1, 2011) - With the start of the 2011 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Championship only a day away, the conference announced its end-of-year awards as senior Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) was named the A-Sun Player of the Year.
March 01, 2011
MACON, Ga. (March 2, 2011) -- With hopes of garnering a third straight tournament title and the program's 10th trip to the NCAA Tournament, the ETSU men's basketball team will open play in the 2011 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Men's Basketball Championships Wednesday evening, taking on No. 7 seeded Campbell at 9 p.m. inside Mercer's University Center.
February 25, 2011
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (Feb. 24, 2011) - With three of its major contributors sitting on the bench in street clothes, the ETSU men's basketball team got a career high 22 points from junior guard Adam Sollazzo (Tampa) and dominated the offensive glass en route to a 66-59 victory over Campbell in Atlantic Sun Conference hoops action Thursday night at Gore Arena.
February 23, 2011
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (Feb. 24, 2011) -- Having already wrapped up the No. 2 seed in next week's Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament, the ETSU men's basketball team enters Thursday night's regular season finale with Campbell looking to tune up for the postseason. Tip off at Gore Arena is set for 7:30 p.m.
February 20, 2011
NASHVILLE (Feb. 19, 2011) - Entering Saturday's game, the ETSU men's basketball team had enjoyed its share of success against Lispcomb's talented senior class, winning games in a multitude of unbelievable storylines and going 6-2 against the Bisons over the past four seasons.
February 19, 2011
NASHVILLE (Feb. 19, 2011) -- Faced with the challenge of overcoming an emotionally-draining loss to Belmont Thursday evening, the ETSU men's basketball team faces the equally daunting task of taking on Atlantic Sun Conference rival Lipscomb Saturday afternoon inside Allen Arena. Tip is set for 7:30 p.m. (EST).
February 18, 2011
NASHVILLE (Feb. 17, 2011) - In a game that mirrored the matchup earlier this season, the ETSU men's basketball team found itself in a tie contest with just over six minutes left, but ultimately fell 68-58 to the Belmont Bruins in Atlantic Sun Conference basketball action Thursday evening inside the Curb Event Center.
February 17, 2011
NASHVILLE (Feb. 17, 2011) -- In yet another highly-anticipated meeting, the ETSU men's basketball team will hit the road to take on Atlantic Sun Conference rival Belmont Thursday evening at 8 p.m. (EST) inside the Curb Event Center.
February 15, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2011) - ETSU senior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) capped his career at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center with a career-best scoring performance to earn his fourth Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honor, as announced Tuesday by the conference office.
February 14, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2011) - Senior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) scored a career high 29 points in a double-double effort, and his fellow classmates enjoyed a victorious Senior Day as the ETSU men's basketball team cruised to a 75-53 win over North Florida in Atlantic Sun Conference play Sunday inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
February 12, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2011) -- With one final home game left on the 2010-11 schedule, the ETSU men's basketball team will honor its seniors while also trying to stay in the race for the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season title when the Buccaneers take on North Florida Sunday at 4 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
February 12, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2011) - The ETSU men's basketball team is making a habit of garnering airtime on ESPN Sportscenter's Top Plays.
February 12, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2011) - Putting together a dominating offensive effort in the first half, the ETSU men's basketball team built a 24-point halftime lead and held off a Jacksonville rally late in the second half to take an 80-64 win in Atlantic Sun Conference play Friday evening inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
February 10, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2011) -- The ETSU men's basketball team begins the all-important stretch run to the season this weekend, as the Buccaneers will host Atlantic Sun Conference rival Jacksonville Friday evening inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. The game will tip at 7 p.m. and air on regional cable courtesy of CSS.
February 06, 2011
DELAND, Fla. (Feb. 6, 2011) - The ETSU men's basketball team did not score for the final 5:38 of the game, giving up an 11-point lead over that time frame and watching as Stetson's Corey Walden sank a layup with 5.5 seconds left, handing the Hatters a 55-54 upset win over the Buccaneers in Atlantic Sun Conference play Sunday afternoon at the Edmunds Center.
February 05, 2011
DELAND, Fla. (Feb. 6, 2011) -- On Super Bowl Sunday, the ETSU men's basketball team will hope to sustain its drive toward an Atlantic Sun Conference championship, as the Buccaneers take on A-Sun foe Stetson at 3 p.m. inside the Edmunds Center.
February 05, 2011
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2011) - Senior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) scored 14 of his team-high 16 points in the second half and the ETSU men's basketball team overcame some uncharacteristic offensive droughts to drop Atlantic Sun Conference foe Florida Gulf Coast 66-59 Friday evening inside Alico Arena.
February 03, 2011
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2011) -- After enjoying a successful five-game homestand, the ETSU men's basketball will head back on the road this weekend for a pair of Atlantic Sun Conference games, beginning Friday evening against Florida Gulf Coast inside the Alico Arena. Game time is set for 7 p.m.
February 01, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2011) -- The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is excited about the 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Championships, and the entire Buccaneer family is invited.
February 01, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2011) - For the third time this season, ETSU senior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.
February 01, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2011) - In a heated battle that included three technical fouls between the two squads, the ETSU men's basketball team overcame Mercer's hot 3-point shooting to take an 82-75 victory in Atlantic Sun Conference play Monday evening at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
January 30, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2011) -- Coming off one of its best offensive performances of the season, the ETSU men's basketball team will try to keep rolling Monday evening as the Buccaneers wrap up their current five-game home stand by hosting Atlantic Sun Conference for Mercer inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. Tip is set for 7 p.m.
January 30, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2011) - Senior guard Micah Williams (Manchester) eclipsed the 1,000-point mark for his career and the ETSU men's basketball team scored 55 first-half points, as the Buccaneers raced out of the gates and then cruised to a 93-62 win over Kennesaw State in Atlantic Sun Conference basketball action Saturday afternoon at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
January 28, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2011) -- Finding that it now trails Belmont by only one game in the Atlantic Sun Conference standings, the ETSU men's basketball team will try to keep the pressure on the Bruins as the Buccaneers take on league foe Kennesaw State Saturday afternoon inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. Tip is set for 4 p.m.
January 26, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2011) - Senior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) scored a game-high 22 points and eclipsed 1,500 points for his career, leading the ETSU men's basketball team to a 67-52 win over Atlantic Sun Conference foe USC Upstate Tuesday evening inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
January 24, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2011) -- After an emotionally draining game on Sunday against Belmont, the ETSU men's basketball team will be aiming to start another winning streak when the Buccaneers take the court against Atlantic Sun Conference foe USC Upstate Tuesday evening inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. Tip is set for 7 p.m.
January 24, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2011) - Overcoming a 12-point, first-half deficit to tie the game in the second half and trail by only two points with six minutes left, the ETSU men's basketball team looked on as the Belmont Bruins made critical baskets down the stretch and defensive stops when they needed them to pull away with a 72-62 win in Atlantic Sun Conference play Sunday evening inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
January 22, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2011) -- In one of its most anticipated home games in quite some time, the ETSU men's basketball team will host Atlantic Sun Conference rival Belmont in a battle for first place in the league Sunday inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. Game time is set for 4 p.m.
January 22, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 21, 2011) - Senior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) grabbed a critical offensive rebound with 18.9 seconds left and scored a team-high 20 points to lead the ETSU men's basketball team to a hard fought 68-67 win over Atlantic Sun Conference rival Lipscomb Friday evening inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
January 20, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 20, 2011) - With basketball season in full swing, ETSU is asking for its fans to help bring in even more recognition to the ETSU basketball programs.
January 20, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 21, 2011) -- Facing a critical two-game weekend, the ETSU men's basketball team will begin by facing off with Atlantic Sun Conference rival Lipscomb Friday evening at 7 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. The game will air on regional television courtesy of CSS.
January 15, 2011
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 15, 2011) - Powered by 21 points from senior guard Micah Williams (Manchester) and 16 points from fellow senior guard Justin Tubbs (Trussville, Ala.), the ETSU men's basketball team won for the eighth straight time, dropping Atlantic Sun Conference rival Jacksonville 74-62 Saturday afternoon inside the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. With the win
January 15, 2011
JACKSONVILLE, Fla, (Jan. 15, 2011) -- With hopes of maintaining its current seven-game win streak and keeping pace in the Atlantic Sun Conference race, the ETSU men's basketball team will face a tough challenge as the Buccaneers take on Jacksonville Saturday at 3:15 p.m. inside the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
January 14, 2011
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 13, 2011) - Relinquishing a 14-point halftime lead, the ETSU men's basketball team made clutch plays and hit critical free throws down the stretch to escape with a 66-61 win over North Florida in Atlantic Sun Conference action Thursday evening inside the UNF Arena.
January 12, 2011
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 13, 2011) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will try to extend its current six-game winning streak and keep pace in the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season race when the Buccaneers begin a two-game road swing with a visit to North Florida Thursday evening. Tip is set for 7 p.m. inside the UNF Arena.
January 11, 2011
MACON, Ga. (Jan. 11, 2011) - For the second time in three weeks, ETSU senior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.
January 11, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2011) - By producing a 19-0 offensive run midway through the first half and holding Stetson to just 42 points for the game, the ETSU men's basketball team picked up its sixth straight victory with a 62-42 Atlantic Sun Conference win over the Hatters Monday evening inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
January 10, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2010) - Despite the snowy conditions outside, the men's and women's basketball games scheduled for tonight inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center will be played as scheduled. The Lady Bucs will face Stetson at 4:45 p.m., while the men will host the Hatters beginning at 7 p.m.
January 09, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2011) -- With hopes of continuing its longest winning streak of the season, the ETSU men's basketball team welcomes in Atlantic Sun Conference foe Stetson Monday at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. Tip is set for 7 p.m.
January 09, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 8, 2011) - Senior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) produced an historic 20-point, 20-rebound effort and junior guard Adam Sollazzo (Tampa) set a new career high with 20 points as the ETSU men's basketball team dropped Atlantic Sun Conference foe Florida Gulf Coast 84-65 Saturday afternoon inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
January 08, 2011
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 8, 2011) -- Despite the cold weather outside, the ETSU men's basketball team hopes to stay hot as it takes on Florida Gulf Coast in Atlantic Sun Conference basketball action Saturday inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. Tip is set for 4 p.m. and the game is still scheduled to be played despite the severe weather throughout the region.
January 06, 2011
KENNESAW, Ga. (Jan. 5, 2011) - Senior guard Justin Tubbs (Trussville, Ala.) scored a game-high 21 points and junior point guard Adam Sollazzo (Tampa) continued his strong play, as the ETSU men's basketball team completed a two-game sweep on the road by dropping Atlantic Sun Conference foe Kennesaw State 80-69 Wednesday evening inside the KSU Convocation Center.
January 04, 2011
KENNESAW, Ga. (Jan. 5, 2011) -- After surviving Monday evening with a one-point win over Mercer, the ETSU men's basketball team will be looking for an Atlantic Sun Conference road swing sweep Wednesday night when the Buccaneers take on Kennesaw State inside the KSU Convocation Center. Tip is set for 7:30 p.m.
January 04, 2011
MACON, Ga. (Jan. 4, 2011) - With his late-game heroics against Mercer and solid offensive efforts in ETSU's last two games, Buccaneers' junior guard Adam Sollazzo (Tampa) was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week on Tuesday.
January 04, 2011
MACON, Ga. (Jan. 3, 2011) - ETSU junior guard Adam Sollazzo (Tampa) became the hero, but not until a desperation, half-court shot by the Mercer Bears inexplicably rolled off the back of the rim, giving the Buccaneers a 62-61 win in Atlantic Sun Conference play Monday evening inside the University Center.
January 02, 2011
MACON, Ga. (Jan. 3, 2011) - With a goal of matching its longest win streak of the season, the ETSU men's basketball team will be looking for its third consecutive victory Monday evening when the Buccaneers take to the road to face Atlantic Sun Conference foe Mercer inside the University Center. Tip is set for 7:30 p.m.
December 31, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 30, 2010) - Holding one of the nation's best shooting teams well under its average this season, the ETSU men's basketball team enjoyed a victorious homecoming Thursday night inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center, dropping Atlantic Sun Conference foe Campbell 72-59.
December 29, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 30, 2010) -- Glad to be home for the first time in over a month, the ETSU men's basketball team will return to Atlantic Sun Conference action on Thursday night when the Buccaneers take on Campbell inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. Game time is set for 7 p.m.
December 28, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 28, 2010) - ETSU's Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) seemed to thrive in the warm weather of Cancun, Mexico, and the senior guard's play during the Cancun Governor's Cup has earned him the program's first Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honor for 2010-11, as announced by the league office on Tuesday.
December 26, 2010
CANCUN, Mexico (Dec. 26, 2010) - Following a three-game stretch in which he averaged 14.3 points, nine rebounds, and shot 60 percent from the floor, ETSU senior Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) was named to the all-tournament team for the Cancun Governor's Cup.
December 24, 2010
CANCUN, Mexico (Dec. 24, 2010) - Wishing for some early Christmas cheer in the form of a solid performance on the court, the ETSU men's basketball team made it happen Friday in the third round of the Cancun Governor's Cup at the Poliforum Benito Juarez.
December 23, 2010
CANCUN, Mexico (Dec. 23, 2010) - Despite playing a team that had scored just 49 points in its last outing and has struggled to score the basketball this season, the ETSU men's basketball team looked on as Northeastern put together its best offensive effort of the season en route to a 77-67 win over the Buccaneerss in the second round of the Cancun Governor's Cup Thursday afternoon at the Poliforum Benito Juarez.
December 23, 2010
CANCUN, Mexico (Dec. 23, 2010) -- With Christmas just two days away, the ETSU men's basketball team will be wishing for some early holiday cheer in the form of a win when the Buccaneers take on Northeastern in the losers' bracket semifinals of the Cancun Governor's Cup Thursday at noon inside the Poliforum Benito Juarez.
December 22, 2010
CANCUN, Mexico (Dec. 22, 2010) - Faced with a matchup against one of the nation's best teams in numerous statistical categories, the ETSU men's basketball team's second half rally came up a little short as Conference USA member Southern Miss dropped the Buccaneers 64-60 in the first round of the Cancun Governor's Cup Wednesday afternoon inside the Poliforum Benito Juarez.
December 21, 2010
CANCUN, Mexico (Dec. 21, 2010) -- With the end of its month-long, eight-game road streak in sight, the ETSU men's basketball team will finish this grueling stretch in paradise, taking on Southern Miss Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. (EST) in the first round of the Cancun Governor's Cup at the Poliforum Benito Juarez.
December 19, 2010
OXFORD, Miss. (Dec. 18, 2010) - A 13-0 run to open the game and another 9-0 offensive burst at the end of the first half were the difference Saturday afternoon inside the Tad Smith Coliseum, as the Ole Miss Rebels dropped the ETSU Buccaneers 71-50 in non-conference basketball action.
December 17, 2010
OXFORD, Miss. (Dec. 18, 2010) -- At the midway point of a month-long, eight-game stretch away from the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center, the ETSU men's basketball team will hope to continue its development on Saturday as the Buccaneers take on Southeastern Conference foe Mississippi at 4 p.m. (EST) inside Smith Coliseum.
December 15, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 15, 2010) - With a pair of signature wins already this season, the ETSU men's basketball team - along with other members of the Atlantic Sun Conference - is doing its part to put the league in some impressive company on the national hoops stage.
December 12, 2010
STARKVILLE, Miss. (Dec. 11, 2010) - In a game dominated by the ETSU men's basketball team on the boards, it was the Buccaneers' final offensive rebound that truly made the difference Saturday night in a 63-62 win over Southeastern Conference foe Mississippi State inside the Humphrey Coliseum.
December 10, 2010
STARKVILLE, Miss. (Dec. 10, 2010) -- In need of some renewed confidence and swagger, the ETSU men's basketball team will continue with the fourth of eight-straight games away from the MSHA Athletic Center, as the Buccaneers take on Southeastern Conference foe Mississippi State Saturday evening at 8 p.m. inside the Humphrey Coliseum.
December 08, 2010
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Dec. 7, 2010) - The hangover from ETSU's loss to USC Upstate lingered into Tuesday evening's non-conference matchup with former Southern Conference rival College of Charleston, as the Buccaneers struggled throughout on the offensive end and eventually lost 79-59 at the Carolina First Arena.
December 06, 2010
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Dec. 6, 2010) -- Still stinging from a last-second conference loss at USC Upstate, the ETSU men's basketball team will look to regain its footing and momentum when the Buccaneers invade the Carolina First Arena Tuesday evening for a television showdown with former Southern Conference rival College of Charleston. Tip is set for 7 p.m. and the game will air on CSS.
December 05, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 5, 2010) - USC Upstate forward Chalmers Rogers picked the perfect time to score his only two points of the game, laying in a basket with three seconds remaining to give the Spartans a 60-59 win over ETSU Sunday afternoon in the Atlantic Sun Conference opener for both teams at the G.B. Hodge Center.
December 04, 2010
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Dec. 5, 2010) -- Still riding high after an impressive non-conference road win over Atlantic 10 Conference foe Dayton, the ETSU men's basketball team plays one that "really" matters on Sunday, as the Buccaneers open Atlantic Sun Conference play with a trip to league foe USC Upstate. The tip is set for Sunday at 2 p.m. in the G.B. Hodges Center.
December 02, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 1, 2010) - Behind the brilliant offensive performances of senior guards Justin Tubbs (Trussville, Ala.), Micah Williams (Manchester) and Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.), the ETSU men's basketball team began a month-long road trip in style, handing Atlantic 10 Conference member Dayton its first non-conference home loss since 2005 with a 73-68 win Wednesday night inside the UD Arena.
November 30, 2010
DAYTON, Ohio (Dec. 1, 2010) -- As it begins the long journey home, the ETSU men's basketball will start a month-long, eight-game road swing Wednesday evening as the Buccaneers take on Atlantic 10 Conference foe Dayton. Game time is set for 7 p.m.
November 28, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 27, 2010) - Scoring 61 first-half points, the ETSU men's basketball team's early offensive barrage was simply too much for NAIA Division II opponent Milligan College, as the Buccaneers rolled to a 103-55 trouncing of the Buffaloes Saturday afternoon inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
November 26, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 26, 2010) -- Before heading on the road for the entire month of December, the ETSU men's basketball team will play inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center Saturday afternoon against nearby Milligan College. Tip is set for 4 p.m.
November 21, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 20, 2010) - Senior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) scored a career high 26 points to power the ETSU men's basketball team to a 73-60 Homecoming win over in-state rival Tennessee Tech Saturday afternoon inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
November 19, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 19, 2010) -- The ETSU men's basketball team certainly hopes home will be sweeter than the road has been thus far in the 2010-11 season, as the Buccaneers will take on in-state rival Tennessee Tech Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Atheltic Center.
November 16, 2010
MURRAY, Ky. (Nov. 15, 2010) - Suffering through its worst offensive output in well over a decade, the ETSU men's basketball team was unable to upend one of best mid-major programs in the country Monday night, as the Murray State Racers took a defensive battle 50-39 inside the CFSB Center.
November 15, 2010
MURRAY, Ky. (Nov. 15, 2010) -- Having already opened the season in Kentucky, the ETSU men's basketball team will return to the "Bluegrass State" Monday to take on former Ohio Valley Conference rival Murray State at 8:30 p.m. (EST).
November 13, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 12, 2010) - ETSU junior forward Isiah Brown (Miami, Fla.) scored a career high 25 points and picked up a double-double thanks to 14 rebounds, but the Kentucky Wildcats hit 12 3-pointers on the night and out-rebounded the Buccaneers 51-33 en route to an 88-65 victory during the regular season opener for both teams Friday night at Rupp Arena.
November 12, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 11, 2010) - ETSU men's basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Thursday the program has received national letters of intent from two players for the 2011-12 recruiting class.
November 11, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 11, 2010) -- In one of the most anticipated season openers in school history, the ETSU men's basketball team will face off with perennial power Kentucky Friday evening inside storied Rupp Arena at 7 p.m.
November 11, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 10, 2010) - As the ETSU men's basketball team prepares for one of its most anticipated regular season openers ever, the Buccaneers are pleased to offer multiple ways for their fans to enjoy the game.
November 09, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 8, 2010) - Using an offensive surge in the opening minutes of the second half and posting another strong defensive effort, the ETSU men's basketball team rolled to another exhibition victory by dropping Tusculum 78-41 Monday evening inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
November 07, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 7, 2010) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will get its final tuneup prior to the start of the regular season when the Buccaneers host Tusculum Monday evening at 7 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
November 03, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2010) - Senior Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) made a triumphant return and the ETSU men's basketball team showcased its experience and athleticism in a 96-61 trouncing of Division II foe Carson-Newman in the 2010-11 exhibition opener for the Buccaneers Tuesday night at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
November 02, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2010) -- Coming off another championship season, the ETSU men's basketball team will make its 2010-11 debut tonight in a home exhibition against Carson-Newman. Game time is set for 7 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
October 18, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 18, 2010) - For the third straight year, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Association (BASA) are inviting Buccaneer fans to welcome the 2010-11 basketball season at the "Bluenanza" tipoff event presented by Johnson City Honda ...
October 14, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2010) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics hosted New Orleans Hornets owner George Shinn for a motivational speech to kick off the weekend's NBA festivities, inside the D.P. Culp Center's Martha Culp Auditorium on Wednesday night.
October 13, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2010) - On the day when the Atlantic Sun Conference released its preseason basketball polls, both the Bucs and Lady Bucs sat down to discuss the upcoming season with the media during a special roundtable luncheon Wednesday afternoon inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
October 13, 2010
MACON, Ga. (Oct. 13, 2010) - ETSU has placed a trio of senior leaders on the Atlantic Sun preseason all-conference team, as Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.), Micah Williams (Manchester) and Tommy Hubbard (Boston) were named ...
September 25, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 25, 2010) - The ETSU men's and women's basketball team, along with other athletic department personnel, volunteered their time Saturday morning to help out at the Niswonger Children's Hospital's Family Activity Day. The event, which was held inside the ETSU/Mountain States Health Alliance Athletic Center, was sponsored by multiple organizations,
September 22, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (September 22, 2010) - The deadline for renewing basketball season tickets for the 2010-11 is rapidly approaching as fans have until Friday, Oct. 1 to renew their same seats from previous seasons before those seats are released to the general public.
September 17, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 16, 2010) - The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, the International Storytelling Center and the Carnegie Hotel will host a special event called "Tales and Tailgate" prior to the NBA ...
September 10, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 10, 2010) - ETSU men's basketball coach Murry Bartow announced Friday that former Samford University assistant Thomas Johnson will be joining the Buccaneers' staff this season, replacing longtime assistant Will Bailey, who departed earlier this month for a position at LaSalle.
August 13, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 13, 2010) - With a team that is coming off back-to-back championship seasons and trips to the NCAA Championships, the ETSU men's basketball program was looking for a 2010-11 schedule that would be a challenge while also preparing the team for the Atlantic Sun Conference slate ...
August 11, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 11, 2010) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the New Orleans Hornets announced Wednesday a new reading competition - "The Book Buzz with Hugo the Hornet" - that will stress the importance of reading books, while also helping promote the upcoming NBA preseason game on Oct. 16 between the Hornets and Atlanta Hawks, presented by Roadrunner Markets and Dunkin' Donuts.
August 11, 2010
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 5, 2010) - The ETSU men's basketball team will face Southern Miss in the opening round of the inaugural Cancun Governor's Cup on Thursday, Dec. 22 at 2:30 p.m. (EST), according to ESPN Regional Television which announced the pairings for the eight-team tournament on Thursday.
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