Ticket info, hotel options for Charleston Classic released
Senior Courtney Pigram returns for his senior season and will lead the Bucs against the Charleston Classic field.
Senior Courtney Pigram returns for his senior season and will lead the Bucs against the Charleston Classic field.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008


ETSU men to meet Temple in first round of inaugural event Nov. 14


            JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 17, 2008) - When the ETSU men's basketball team opens its 2008-09 season Nov. 14-16 at the Charleston Classic inside the new Carolina First Center in Charleston, S.C., the Buccaneers hope to take their fans with them.


            Ticket information and hotel reservations are now available on-line at both ETSUBucs.com and at CharlestonClassic.com. Tickets are not available through the ETSU ticket office and must be ordered by calling the Carolina First Center box office at 843-953-2632. Tickets are $150 for all sessions, $90 for ETSU only sessions, and $30 per individual session.


            As for accommodations, the Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Association has partnered with Holiday Inn Patriots Point as the official hotel of ETSU fans during the weekend. To make reservations, fans can call 843-884-6000. Ask for the special ETSU Fan Tour group rate. Reservations must be made by Oct. 15.


            The Buccaneers will play three games during the event, opening Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. against Big East foe Temple.


            For more on ETSU men's basketball throughout the preseason, visit ETSUBucs.com.

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WBB High Point University 76 Final
Nov 17 ETSU 84
MBB Virginia-Wise 66 F
Nov 18 ETSU 111
WBB Appalachian State University 76 Final
Nov 19 ETSU 70
WBB ETSU 79 Final
Nov 21 Saint Francis University 63
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. No. 5 Western Carolina (SoCon Quarterfinal)
MBB UNC Asheville 87 F
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. ETSU 98
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Winthrop 64
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 24, 12:00 p.m. Indiana State University 76
WBB ETSU 69 Final
Nov 26, 12:00 p.m. Indiana University 97
WBB ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Nov 29, 5:00 p.m. Virginia Tech University
MBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 1, 7:00 p.m. Morehead State
WBB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Dec 3, 5:00 p.m. George Mason University
MBB Western Carolina Freedom Hall
Dec 3, 8:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Huntsville, Ala.
Dec 6, 6:00 p.m. Alabama A&M University
MBB UNC Greensboro Freedom Hall
Dec 13, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB Eastern Kentucky University Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 13, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 15, 12:00 p.m. Morehead State University
MBB ETSU Richmond, Ky.
Dec 16, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Kentucky