2014-15 Men's Basketball News
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January 31, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2015) – Senior guard Jalen Riley (Racine, Wis.) scored the final 12 points, as ETSU closed on a 15-1 offensive run to cap a dramatic 61-59 comeback win Saturday over North Carolina Central.
January 30, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2015) – The ETSU men’s basketball team will begin a stretch that includes five home contests over the next six matchups, as the Buccaneers look to right the ship when they host North Carolina Central in non-conference play Saturday evening inside Freedom Hall at 7 p.m.
January 29, 2015
GREENVILLE, S.C. (Jan. 29, 2015) – Relinquishing a slim lead in the final two minutes, the ETSU men’s basketball team looked on as Southern Conference foe Furman completed an upset victory over the Buccaneers 59-55 Thursday night inside Timmons Arena.
January 28, 2015
GREENVILLE, S.C. (Jan. 29, 2015) – For the second straight game, the ETSU men’s basketball team will be on the road in Southern Conference play, visiting Furman on Thursday night inside Timmons Arena. Tip is set for 7 p.m.
January 24, 2015
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 24, 2015) – The ETSU men’s basketball team overcame a large second half deficit, but the rally fell short as Wofford held off the Buccaneers 72-64 in Southern Conference play Saturday evening inside Benjamin Johnson Arena.
January 23, 2015
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 24, 2015) – Facing its toughest Southern Conference matchup so far this year, the ETSU men’s basketball team will take to the road Saturday to face preseason league favorite Wofford inside Benjamin Johnson Arena. Tip is set for 7 p.m.
January 22, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2015) – Junior forward Lester Wilson (Knoxville) eclipsed 1,000 points for his career, as the ETSU men’s basketball team dropped The Citadel 70-59 Thursday night at Freedom Hall.
January 21, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2015) – The ETSU men’s basketball team will be aiming to stay in contention for a regular season championship when the Buccaneers return to Southern Conference play by hosting The Citadel Thursday night inside Freedom Hall. Tip is set for 7 p.m.
January 21, 2015
The ETSU Athletics Ticket Office has secured a limited number of tickets for the ETSU Men’s Basketball game AT Wofford on Saturday, January 24th. The reserved tickets are located directly behind the ETSU bench in Section W2 and are available for $12.00.
January 19, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 19, 2015) – Senior guard Rashawn Rembert (Tampa, Fla.) scored a game-high 22 points and two other ETSU players posted double-double efforts, as the Buccaneers dropped non-conference opponent Tusculum College.
January 18, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 19, 2015) – Taking a break from Southern Conference play, the ETSU men’s basketball team will host nearby opponent Tusculum College Monday evening at 7 p.m. inside Freedom Hall.
January 17, 2015
LEXINGTON, Va. (Jan. 17, 2015) – A season high 25 turnovers and poor offensive execution doomed the ETSU men’s basketball team Saturday afternoon inside Cameron Hall, as the Buccaneers fell to Southern Conference foe VMI 85-79.
January 17, 2015
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January 16, 2015
LEXINGTON, Va. (Jan. 17, 2015) – Entering the middle portion of its 2014-15 Southern Conference schedule, the ETSU men’s basketball team will aim to stay perfect on the road in league play when the Buccaneers travel to take on the VMI Keydets Saturday afternoon inside Cameron Hall. Tip is set for 1 p.m.
January 15, 2015
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (Jan. 15, 2015) – The streak is still alive for the Buccaneers.
January 14, 2015
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (Jan. 15, 2015) – The Southern Conference slate continues on Thursday night for the ETSU men’s basketball team, as the Buccaneers head on the road to face Western Carolina at 7 p.m. inside the Ramsey Center.
January 10, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2015) – Chattanooga’s Casey Jones had made only one 3-point shot in the last two seasons. Unfortunately for the ETSU men’s basketball team, his second came at a terrible time.
January 09, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2015) – This game has been a decade in the making. For the first time since the 2004-05 season, the ETSU men’s basketball team will face rival Chattanooga once again as members of the Southern Conference when the Mocs invade Freedom Hall Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m.
January 08, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 8, 2015) – Leading by 13 points with seven minutes left in regulation, the ETSU men’s basketball team held on as a frantic Mercer rally ended when a last-second shot by the Bears’ Darious Moten missed the mark, giving the Buccaneers a 71-70 win.
January 07, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 8, 2015) – The ETSU men’s basketball team faces its most critical two-game stretch of the season beginning on Thursday night, as the Buccaneers welcome the Mercer Bears into Freedom Hall for a Southern Conference showdown at 7 p.m.
January 05, 2015
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Jan. 5, 2015) – In a game that saw 14 lead changes and 11 ties, the ETSU men’s basketball team made a critical defensive stop at the buzzer and survived a road trip to Samford with a 76-74 win over the Bulldogs in Southern Conference play Monday evening inside the Pete Hanna Center.
January 04, 2015
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Jan. 5, 2015) – Continuing on it first trek through Southern Conference play since rejoining the league for the 2014-15 season, the ETSU men’s basketball team will make their first trip to take on Samford as a SoCon opponent Monday night inside the Hanna Center. Tip is set for 8 p.m. (EST).
January 02, 2015
JOHNSON CITY (Jan. 2, 2015) – In a matchup featuring the nation’s top two teams in 3-pointers made per game, it was ultimately transition scores, dunks and layups that made the difference for the ETSU men’s basketball team Friday night inside Freedom Hall.
January 01, 2015
JOHNSON CITY (Jan. 2, 2015) – With its focus now moving from non-conference play to winning a Southern Conference regular season title, the ETSU men’s basketball team will begin its longest stretch of league games on Friday, as the Buccaneers host the VMI Keydets.
December 31, 2014
KNOXVILLE (Dec. 31, 2014) – Leading by four points midway through the second half, the ETSU men’s basketball team suffered through an eight-minute scoring drought, allowing SEC opponent Tennessee to regain the lead and escape with a win.
December 30, 2014
KNOXVILLE (Dec. 31, 2014) – The ETSU men’s basketball team will be looking to close out the 2014 calendar year with a win over in-state foe Tennessee, as the Buccaneers take on the SEC’s Volunteers Wednesday afternoon inside Thompson-Boling Arena.
December 23, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics wishes its Buccaneer fans across the world Happy Holidays!
December 22, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. (Dec. 22, 2014) – Trailing by just six points early in the second half, the ETSU men’s basketball team ultimately fell victim to VCU’s heralded defensive pressure in the final 20 minutes of regulation, as the Rams raced away to an 84-60 non-conference victory.
December 21, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. (Dec. 22, 2014) – Off to its best start in a decade, the ETSU men’s basketball team will face its toughest challenge of the season so far when the Buccaneers visit VCU Monday night to take on the Rams inside the Siegel Center.
December 16, 2014
RICHMOND, Ky. (Dec. 16, 2014) – Senior guard Rashawn Rembert (Tampa, Fla.) scored a game-high 30 points and the ETSU men’s basketball team tied the school record for 3-pointers in a single game, but the Buccaneers still had to hold off a frenetic rally to drop Eastern Kentucky.
December 15, 2014
RICHMOND, Ky. (Dec. 16, 2014) – After a pair of Southern Conference games, the ETSU men’s basketball team will return to non-conference play on Tuesday night, as the Buccaneers travel to face former Ohio Valley Conference rival Eastern Kentucky.
December 13, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 13, 2014) – ETSU senior guard Rashawn Rembert (Tampa, Fla.) eclipsed 1,000 points for his career, but the UNC Greensboro Spartans ruined the celebration by dropping the Buccaneers 80-79 Saturday afternoon in Southern Conference men’s basketball action at Freedom Hall.
December 12, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 13, 2014) – Following a 10-day break to complete final exams, the ETSU men’s basketball team will be back in action Saturday, hosting UNC Greensboro in Southern Conference action at Freedom Hall. Tip is set for 4 p.m.
December 03, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 3, 2014) – On a night when the goal was to fill Freedom Hall, ETSU and Western Carolina filled the baskets with a record shooting performance.
December 02, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 2, 2014) – Off to its best start in over a decade, the ETSU men’s basketball team will be aiming for its fifth straight win as the Buccaneers open Southern Conference play when they host Western Carolina on Wednesday night inside Freedom Hall.
December 01, 2014
MOREHEAD, Ky. (Dec. 1, 2014) – Despite losing its starting point guard to an injury early in the game, having its back-up point guard in foul trouble throughout the second half, and shooting just 35.7 percent from the field for the game, the ETSU men’s basketball team still found a way to drop Morehead State 63-59 Monday night inside Johnson Arena.
December 01, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 1, 2014) – The wait is finally over for fans of ETSU men’s basketball, as the Buccaneers will make their return to Southern Conference play on Wednesday night when they host Western Carolina inside Freedom Hall. Tip is set for 8 p.m.
November 30, 2014
MOREHEAD, Ky. (Dec. 1, 2014) – After enjoying a week-long break for the Thanksgiving holidays, the ETSU men’s basketball team will look to extend its current three-game winning streak as the Buccaneers travel to face non-conference foe Morehead State Monday evening inside Johnson Arena.
November 24, 2014
ROCK HILL, S.C. (Nov. 24, 2014) – In a matchup of team’s that are expected to battle for conference titles in their respective conferences, the ETSU men’s basketball team made multiple defensive stops down the stretch and senior guard Jalen Riley (Racine, Wis.) scored seven decisive points in the final minute to give the Buccaneers a 69-64 road win.
November 23, 2014
ROCK HILL, S.C. (Nov. 24, 2014) – After having met Winthrop for the first time a year ago, the ETSU men’s basketball will make the return trip on Monday night, facing the traditionally-strong mid-major program on its home court at the Winthrop Coliseum. Tip is set for 7 p.m.
November 22, 2014
JOHNSON CITY (Nov. 22, 2014) – Tying a school record with 15 made 3-pointers as a team and powered by a game-high 31 points from senior guard Rashawn Rembert (Tampa, Fla.), the ETSU men’s basketball won an offensive showcase 98-87 over non-conference opponent UNC Asheville Saturday evening inside Freedom Hall.
November 21, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 22, 2014) – After scoring 111 points and enjoying a comfortable win over UVa.-Wise earlier this week, the ETSU men’s basketball team will look to make it two in a row when the Buccaneers host UNC Asheville Saturday inside Freedom Hall.
November 20, 2014
JOHNSON CITY (Nov. 20, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday that the Buccaneers’ men’s basketball team will host the University of Tennessee during the 2016-17 season.
November 18, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 18, 2014) – The ETSU men’s basketball team posted its best offensive first half in nearly four years, scoring 61 points on its way to a 40-point halftime advantage and ultimately coasted to a 111-66 win over non-conference opponent UVa.-Wise in the Buccaneers’ home opener Tuesday night at Freedom Hall.
November 17, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2014) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Monday that the Buccaneers have signed point guard Tyler Hooker (Simpsonville, S.C.) to a national letter of intent for the 2015-16 season.
November 17, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 18, 2014) – After opening the 2014-15 season on the road at Valparaiso this past weekend, the ETSU men’s basketball team will return home to host non-conference opponent UVa.-Wise in the team’s home opener Tuesday night at the Freedom Hall Civic Center. Game time is set for 7 p.m.
November 14, 2014
VALPARAISO, Ind. (Nov. 14, 2014) – The ETSU men’s basketball team made it interesting, but timely long-range shots by Valparaiso in the closing minutes were the difference as the Crusaders took a 90-76 non-conference win over the Buccaneers in the regular season opener for both schools Friday night inside the Athletics-Recreation Center.
November 13, 2014
VALPARAISO, Ind. (Nov. 14, 2014) – With the usual anticipation that accompanies the start of a new season, the ETSU men’s basketball will open its 2014-15 campaign Friday night with a non-conference road matchup with Horizon League member Valparaiso.
November 11, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 11, 2014) – ETSU men’s and women’s basketball players and coaches met with members of the local media on Tuesday afternoon at Buccaneer Basketball Media Day at Johnson City’s East Coast Wings & Grill location.
November 11, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 11, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday that it has launched a comprehensive new advertising campaign to aggressively sell tickets throughout the program.
November 03, 2014
JOHNSON CITY (Nov. 3, 2014) – It took 15 minutes of game play for the ETSU men’s basketball team to knock off the rust of the offseason. However, once the Buccaneers did get their feel back, the final 25 minutes of Monday’s exhibition game against NAIA member Milligan College went about as expected.
November 02, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2014) – Each season begins with questions that must ultimately be answered and the ETSU men’s basketball team will begin that process Monday night as the team hosts nearby Milligan College for an exhibition game at 7 p.m. inside Freedom Hall.
October 30, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 30, 2014) – After months of anticipation, ETSU fans were officially welcomed to Freedom Hall Thursday night as the Buccaneer men’s basketball team hosted a special Blue/Gold scrimmage game inside their new home.
October 29, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 29, 2014) – Sharing emotional and inspirational stories taken from his years of covering athletics as one of the most recognized sports broadcasters of a generation, former ESPN personality Roy Firestone delighted a crowd of over 200 during the second annual Holding Court event.
October 27, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 27, 2014) – Approximately 1,000 fans were on hand Monday evening for fun, festivities and fireworks to help usher in the 2014-15 ETSU basketball seasons and kickoff Homecoming week at the Bluenanza “Tipoff to Basketball” event on the quad in front of Brooks Gym.
October 27, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 27, 2014) – From tailgating to celebrity performances to traditional athletic events, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will be providing a wide variety of activities for students, faculty, staff and supporters of Buccaneer athletics throughout this special Homecoming week.
October 24, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2014) – While the schedule may say “Blue-Gold Scrimmage,” fans of ETSU men’s basketball can expect much more than a normal intra-squad game when the Buccaneers tipoff at 7 p.m. next Thursday night, Oct. 30 inside Freedom Hall.
October 24, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2014) – With less than a week before the event, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Friday that tickets are still available for Holding Court with Roy Firestone, which benefits both the men’s and women’s basketball programs.
October 23, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 23, 2014) – The Buccaneer Sports Network is ready once again for another exciting year of broadcasting ETSU athletics in 2014-15, announced Thursday its scheduled broadcasts for the upcoming season.
October 22, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics released information Wednesday regarding a new ticket campaign aimed at inspiring local children through the opportunity to attend Buccaneer athletic events.
October 21, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday that it will once again officially welcome the upcoming basketball season with another Bluenanza event on Monday, Oct. 27.
October 21, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday that individual game and family plan ticket packages are now on sale for the 2014-15 men’s basketball season.
October 15, 2014
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 15, 2014) – As the ETSU men’s basketball team continues to prepare for the start of the 2014-15 season and a return to the Southern Conference, the Buccaneers have been picked as a contender for the SoCon title and senior guard Rashawn Rembert (Tampa, Fla.) has been named as a preseason first-team selection.
October 08, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 8, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Wednesday that Emmy Award-winning broadcaster and critically acclaimed performer Roy Firestone will headline Holding Court 2.0 on Wednesday evening, Oct. 29 inside the Brown Hall Auditorium.
October 04, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2014) – With both an early morning and afternoon practice scheduled, the ETSU men’s basketball team officially began preseason workouts inside the Gordon Ball Court practice facility Saturday at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
September 19, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 19, 2014) – The ETSU men’s basketball team went through team-bonding drills this week as the Bucs joined forces to compete in the Eddie Reed Ranger challenge with the ETSU ROTC program.
September 09, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 9, 2014) – A lineup of opponents that includes longtime Southern Conference rivals, road games at Tennessee and VCU, and plans to play the entire home portion of the schedule at Freedom Hall Civic Center highlight the 2014-15 ETSU men’s basketball schedule.
August 27, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 27, 2013) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Wednesday that the Buccaneers have added transfers Alex Bates (Greenbelt, Md.), Tommy Williams (Augusta, Ga.) and Peter Jurkin (Juba, South Sudan) to the team’s 2014-15 roster.
August 26, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 26, 2013) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Tuesday that he has filled the remaining vacant position on his assistant coaching staff, naming his former UAB teammate and longtime international coach Bill McCammon to the post.
August 01, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Friday that it has launched its 2014-15 men’s basketball season ticket renewal campaign.
June 30, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 1, 2014) – The Buccaneers are back home. After spending the past nine seasons as members of the Atlantic Sun Conference, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics officially rejoined the Southern Conference at the stroke of midnight on Monday evening.
MBB Citadel 59 F
Jan 22 ETSU 70
WTRACK Hokie Invitational Blacksburg, Va.
Jan 23 Results
MTRACK Hokie Invitational Blacksburg, Va.
Jan 23 Results
MTEN ETSU 1 Seattle, Wash.
Jan 23 Washington 4
MTRACK Hokie Invitational Blacksburg, Va.
Jan 24 Results
WTRACK Hokie Invitational Blacksburg, Va.
Jan 24 Results
MTEN ETSU 4 Seattle, Wash.
Jan 24 Wisconsin 3
WTEN ETSU 5 Boone, N.C.
Jan 24 Appalachian State 2
WBB Wofford College 47 Final
Jan 24 ETSU 69
MBB ETSU 64 F
Jan 24 Wofford 72
WTEN Radford 0 Bristol, Tenn.
Jan 25 ETSU 7
MTEN ETSU 3 Seattle, Wash.
Jan 25 Portland 4
WBB ETSU 72 Final
Jan 26 Mercer University 70
MBB ETSU 55 F
Jan 29 Furman 59
MTRACK Hilton Garden Innvitational Winston-Salem, N.C.
Jan 30 Results