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ETSU announces sellout crowd for Holding Court event

Thursday, October 03, 2013

ESPN basketball analyst Jay Bilas to host Tuesday, Oct. 8 event inside the Carnegie Hotel, featuring current coaching stars as well as former coaches Bobby Cremins, Les Robinson and Sonny Smith

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2013) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday afternoon that the “Holding Court” preseason basketball event scheduled for Oct. 8, inside the Carnegie Hotel is sold out.

Over 160 people will be in attendance on Tuesday evening as ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas, along with former head coaches Bobby Cremins, Les Robinson and Sonny Smith will be on hand inside the Carnegie Hotel to share stories, discuss X’s and O’s, and game philosophy in preparation for the start of the 2013-14 season.

In addition to those on hand, the Bucs will also welcome several other current head coaches to the event via live video conferencing from their respective campuses. This group will include Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, Kentucky head coach John Calipari, Gonzaga head coach Mark Few and UCLA head coach Steve Alford.

ETSU head coach Murry Bartow will also be on hand as the coaching “host” for the evening, which is presented by Johnson City Honda. This special ETSU Basketball event will begin at 6 p.m. and is slated for the Carnegie Hotel’s Grand Soldiers Ballroom. Other corporate sponsors for the evening include Carnegie Hotel and One Stop Wine and Spirits.

For more on ETSU basketball throughout the 2013-2014 season, visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the men’s hoops link.