ETSU opens with Notre Dame at Gulf Coast Showcase

ESTERO, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2017) -- For the next five days, the Bucs will enjoy time in the sunshine state, as they will compete in the 2017 Gulf Coast Showcase in Estero, Fla. ETSU opens up with No. 6/5 ranked Notre Dame on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. inside Germain Arena.


Tarter garners SoCon Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Nov. 21, 2017) -- Tianna Tarter (Johnson City, Tenn.) was named the Southern Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week as announced by the conference office Tuesday afternoon.


Tarter named Madness SoCon Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 20, 2017) -- Senior guard Tianna Tarter (Johnson City, Tenn.) was named the Madness SoCon Women's Basketball Player of the Week for her tremendous performance in last week's action.


Dynamic duo, Dean’s 3-pointer pace Bucs in win

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 19, 2017) The dynamic guard duo of senior Tianna Tarter (Johnson City) and Erica Haynes-Overton (Nashville) combined to score 54 points, while junior forward Raven Dean (Charlotte, N.C.) connected on a game-deciding 3-pointer with 26 seconds left in regulation, as the ETSU women’s basketball team defeated Duquesne 81-77 in non-conference play Sunday afternoon inside Brooks Gym.


Bucs dominate paint en route to 74-55 victory

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2017) A strong team effort that saw eight scorers drop at least five points each, combined with a dominant performance in the post, helped ETSU earn its second straight victory with a 74-55 win over Tennessee Tech in Brooks Gym Friday night.


Getting to Know: Erica Haynes-Overton

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily “one-on-one” interviews with members of both the ETSU men’s and women’s basketball teams.


ETSU welcomes Tennessee Tech on Friday, Duquesne on Sunday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 16, 2017) - After playing two road games, the Bucs will host two back to back games inside Brooks Gym. They will welcome Tennessee Tech on Friday, Nov. 17 at 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 19, they will host Duquesne at 1:00 p.m.


Getting to Know: Alayjah Sherer

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily “one-on-one” interviews with members of both the ETSU men’s and women’s basketball teams.


ETSU downs Appalachian State on the road 70-57

BOONE, N.C. (Nov. 15, 2017) - Stellar free-throw shooting helped the Bucs cruise to a 70-57 win against Appalachian State in ETSU's second road game of the season. The Bucs went 22-28 from the free throw line and forced the Mountaineers to commit 19 turnovers. In the fourth quarter alone, the Bucs shot 93.8% from the free-throw line.


Ezell signs four during early signing period

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 14, 2017) - Head coach Brittney Ezell announced on Tuesday the signings of Amaya Adams (Kansas City, Mo.), Shynia Jackson (Warner Robbins, Ga.), E'Lease Stafford (Lawrence, Kan.), and Kaia Upton (Nashville, Tenn.) to National Letters of Intent to join the program for the 2018-19 season.


Bucs set to take on Appalachian State in mid-week matchup

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 14, 2017) - The ETSU women's basketball team is set to take on Appalachian State on Wednesday, Nov. 15 in Boone, N.C. This will be the 76th matchup between the two teams and the fifth matchup for head coach Brittney Ezell.


Getting to Know: Raven Dean

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily “one-on-one” interviews with members of both the ETSU men’s and women’s basketball teams.


Bucs fall to No. 14 Tennessee in road opener

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 12, 2017) – Facing the No. 14 ranked team in the country, the ETSU women’s basketball team battled, but fell to the Lady Vols 87-49 inside the Thompson-Boling Arena on Sunday afternoon.


Getting to Know: Jada Craig

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily “one-on-one” interviews with members of both the ETSU men’s and women’s basketball teams.


Bucs hit the road to take on No. 14 Tennessee on Sunday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 11, 2017) – The Bucs hit the road for the first time this season when they square off against No. 14 Tennessee Lady Vols on Sunday inside the Thompson-Boling Arena.


Bucs’ second half surge fuels 87-77 win over Cincinnati

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 10, 2017) – With a loud and packed crowd inside Brooks Gym, the ETSU women’s basketball team picked up an 87-77 win over Cincinnati on the opening night of basketball. An 11-0 run in the third quarter helped the Bucs pick up their fourth straight season opening win.


Getting to Know: Anajae Stephney

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily “one-on-one” interviews with members of both the ETSU men’s and women’s basketball teams.


Women’s basketball hosts Cincinnati for season opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 9, 2017) – The 2017-18 campaign for the ETSU women’s basketball team officially begins on Friday, Nov. 10, as the Bucs host Cincinnati inside Brooks Gym for their season opener.


Getting to Know: Sadasia Tipps

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily “one-on-one” interviews with members of both the ETSU men’s and women’s basketball teams.


Tarter named to 2018 Nancy Lieberman Watch List

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (Nov. 6, 2017) – Senior guard Tianna Tarter (Johnson City, Tenn.) has been named to the 2018 Nancy Lieberman Watch List Award. Tarter is one of the 20 watch list candidates the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today.


Getting to Know: Carley Lytton

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily “one-on-one” interviews with members of both the ETSU men’s and women’s basketball teams.


Getting to Know: Micah Scheetz

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily “one-on-one” interviews with members of both the ETSU men’s and women’s basketball teams.


Bluenanza officially tips off 2017-18 season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2017) – ETSU Buccaneer fans welcomed the 2017-18 basketball season Thursday night, as both the men’s and women’s programs hosted the annual Bluenanza hoops celebration presented by Cates Music Center inside Freedom Hall.


Getting to Know: Malloree Schurr

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily “one-on-one” interviews with members of both the ETSU men’s and women’s basketball teams.


Women’s basketball to host open practice Saturday morning

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 1, 2017) –ETSU fans are reminded that the ETSU women’s basketball team will hold an open practice on Saturday morning inside Brooks Gym at 9:00 a.m.


Getting to Know: Britney Snowden

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily “one-on-one” interviews with members of both the ETSU men’s and women’s basketball teams.


Bluenanza presented by Cates Music Center set for Thursday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 30, 2017) – The ETSU men’s and women’s basketball programs will host their annual preseason hoops celebration “Bluenanza” presented by Cates Music Center Thursday night, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. inside Freedom Hall.


Getting to Know: Shy Copney

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily “one-on-one” interviews with members of both the ETSU men’s and women’s basketball teams.


Getting to Know: Tianna Tarter

As ETSU fans welcome the start of the 2017-18 basketball season throughout the next month, the Buccaneer Sports Network will be producing daily “one-on-one” interviews with members of both the ETSU men’s and women’s basketball teams


Bucs picked fourth by coaches, third by media in SoCon Preseason Polls

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (October 25, 2017) – On Wednesday, the Southern Conference announced its 2017-18 preseason all-conference team, with senior Tianna Tarter (Johnson City, Tenn.) earning her third straight recognition to represent ETSU.


A letter to the Buccaneer family

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Ezell adds Johnson City native, Shy Copney to 2017-2018 roster

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (October 21, 2017) – Head coach Brittney Ezell has announced the signing of graduate transfer Shy Copney (Johnson City, Tenn.) to join the 2017-2018 squad.


Basketball preseason event schedule announced

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 16, 2017) – With basketball season fast approaching, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Monday a schedule of preseason hype events involving both the men’s and women’s basketball teams.


Women’s basketball excited to get 2017-18 rolling

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (October 1, 2017) – Heading into her fifth season as head coach of the ETSU women’s basketball program, Brittney Ezell addressed her team with her vision and goals for the upcoming 2017-18 season.


Season tickets for ETSU basketball on sale now

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 18, 2017) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Monday that season tickets for both the 2017-18 men’s and women’s basketball seasons are now available for purchase.


ETSU Women’s Basketball team visits Towne Acres Elementary School

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (September 15, 2017) – The ETSU Women’s Basketball team visited the Towne Acres Elementary School in Johnson City, Tenn. The team spent some time with local kindergarteners and first graders.


Coach Ezell to speak at IDEAcademy

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (September 8, 2017) – Head coach Brittney Ezell is one of ten guests to speak at the IDEAcademy events on Monday, September 11 and Tuesday, September 12. Eastern and ETSU College of Business and Technology hosts this free series of unique talks from people with various backgrounds from a wide range of disciplines and industries.


ETSU athletics launches new “Buc Photo Store”

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 5, 2017) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday a new service available through the Buccaneers’ athletic communications office, as the Buc Photo Store will provide fans with an opportunity to own their favorite ETSU athletic moments.


Women’s basketball releases 2017-18 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (August 28, 2017) – ETSU Women’s Basketball and fifth year head coach Brittney Ezell released the team’s 2017-18 schedule on Monday. The schedule features 30 total games, one tournament and 13 home games inside Brooks Gym.


Bucs set to play Notre Dame in 2017 Gulf Coast Showcase

ESTERO, Fla. (August 25, 2017) – The 2017 Gulf Showcase bracket has been announced as the ETSU Buccaneers will play Notre Dame in the first round of the tournament. The game is set for Friday, Nov. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Germain Arena.


Scott Carter to be named new ETSU AD in September

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2017) – ETSU President Dr. Brian Noland announced Tuesday a transition plan for the leadership of the Buccaneers’ Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, as former ETSU football standout and current Senior Associate Athletic Director/Chief Operating Officer Scott Carter will assume the role of director of intercollegiate athletics in September.


Bridges and Rodriguez sign professional contracts overseas

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (August 4, 2017) – Former ETSU women’s basketball players, Shamauria Bridges (Miramar, Fla.) and Yamile Rodriguez (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) have signed professional contracts to play overseas.


ETSU Places 193 Student-Athletes on 2016-17 SoCon Honor Roll

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (July 6, 2017) – The Southern Conference released its 2016-17 academic honor roll on Thursday, and ETSU placed 193 student-athletes on the list. In total, a league-record 2,100 student-athletes from the 10 member institutions and 13 associate members earned the distinction.


Ezell announces the hiring of Chris Lewis

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 3, 2017) – East Tennessee State University women’s basketball head coach Brittney Ezell announced on Monday that Chris Lewis has joined the Buccaneers’ staff as an assistant coach. Lewis spent the last four years at George Mason.