2001-02 Men's Basketball News
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May 09, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (May 9, 2002) - East Tennessee State's men's basketball team has signed a recruit to a national letter of intent to attend ETSU and play basketball for the Bucs next season head coach Ed DeChellis announced today. Timothy Smith of Newport News, Va., becomes the third player to sign with ETSU for the 2002-03 season. ...
April 08, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (April 8, 2002) - East Tennessee State's head men's basketball coach, Ed DeChellis has withdrawn his name from consideration for the head coaching position at the College of Charleston. ...
March 01, 2002
Charleston, S.C. (Mar. 1, 2002) -- College of Charleston's Mike Benton blocked a game-winning shot attempt by East Tennessee State's Tiras Wade with 0.8 seconds remaining in overtime to secure a dramatic 76-75 Cougars' victory Friday in the nightcap of the quarterfinal round of the 2002 Mountain Dew Southern Conference Championships before a crowd of 5,859 at the North Charleston Coliseum. ...
February 28, 2002
Asheville, N. C. (Feb. 28, 2001) - East Tennessee State's men's basketball team had two players named to the 2001-2002 Southern Conference Sports Media Association's All-SoCon team. Senior Dimeco Childress (Columbia, Tenn.) was named to the first team while sophomore Zakee Wadood (Lonoke, Ark.) was named to the second team by the conference media. ...
February 26, 2002
Charleston, S.C. (Feb. 26, 2002) - East Tennessee State's men's basketball team had three of its players honored today when the Southern Conference announced the 2001-02 All-League and All-Freshman teams. Senior Dimeco Childress (Columbia, Tenn.) and sophomore Zakee Wadood (Lonoke, Ark.) were both named first team All-Southern Conference by the league's coaches and freshman Tiras Wade (Tampa, Fla.) was selected to the All-Freshman team by the league's sports information directors. ...
February 25, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2002) - On the strength of an eight-game winning streak, East Tennessee State's men's basketball team has moved up to No. 17 in the nation in this week's CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 poll....
February 25, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2002) - East Tennessee State's men's basketball team took two of the three Southern Conference basketball awards announced today as senior Dimeco Childress (Columbia, Tenn.) was named the Southern Conference Player of the Year and head coach Ed DeChellis was named the Coach of the Year....
February 23, 2002
Boone, N.C. (Feb. 23, 2002) - East Tennessee State's men's basketball team remained perfect in February, winning its eighth straight game by downing Appalachian State, 79-72, in the regular season finale for both squads. The win, coupled with Davidson's upset loss at VMI, gave the Bucs a share of the North Division regular season championship in the Southern Conference with the Wildcats and also clinched the No. 2 seed in next week's Socon Tournament in Charleston, S.C. ...
February 19, 2002
Asheville, N.C. (Feb. 19, 2001) - Senior Dimeco Childress (Columbia, Tenn.) was named the co-Southern Conference men's basketball Player of the Week today for the second straight week and third overall this season....
February 18, 2002
Greenville, S.C. (Feb. 18, 2002) -- Dimeco Childress (Columbia, Tenn.) scored a game high 24 points and led hot shooting East Tennessee State to its seventh straight win with a 78-67 triumph over Furman Monday night at Timmons Arena. ...
February 16, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2002) - Dimeco Childress (Columbia, Tenn.) made his final game in Memorial Center a memorable one, as the senior guard scored 42 points in his final appearance in the Mini-Dome to lead the Buccaneers to a 91-77 win over Western Carolina....
February 12, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2002) - East Tennessee State men's basketball team continued its hot late season play, racking up its fifth straight win and climbing into second-place in the SoCon North Division as the Bucs raced past UNC Greensboro, 90-76. ...
February 09, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Feb. 9, 2002) - Senior Dimeco Childress (Columbia, Tenn.) hit the 30-point mark for the second straight time at home, this time coming up with a career-high 36 points to lead East Tennessee State to an 85-78 win over Davidson....
February 04, 2002
Cullowhee, N.C. (Feb. 4, 2002) - Junior Ryan Lawson (Rogersville, Tenn.) scored a career-high 32 points to lead East Tennessee State to an 86-76 victory over Western Carolina Monday night at the Ramsey Activity Center....
February 02, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2002) - Senior Dimeco Childress (Columbia, Tenn.) scored a career-high 35 points to lead East Tennessee State to a 100-65 win over Georgia Southern in men's basketball action....
January 30, 2002
Lexington, Va. (January 30, 2002) - Jerald Fields (Gainesville, Fla.) scored a career-high 27 points and Zakee Wadood (Lonoke, Ark.) added 22 points, a career-high 17 rebounds and four steals to lead East Tennessee State to a 96-77 thrashing of VMI....
January 26, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2002) - Poor free throw shooting and a 23-point afternoon by Chattanooga's Toot Young was enough for the Mocs to come into Johnson City and come away with a 66-61 win over East Tennessee State in men's Southern Conference basketball action....
January 23, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2002) - Led by senior Dimeco Childress' (Columbia, Tenn.) 20 points, East Tennessee State snapped a two-game losing streak, taking a 71-58 win over Wofford in Southern Conference men's basketball action....
January 19, 2002
Davidson, N.C. (Jan. 19, 2002) - Davidson jumped out to a big second half lead and then held off an ETSU rally as the Wildcats handed the Bucs a 73-66 Southern Conference men's basketball loss. ...
January 14, 2002
Greensboro, N.C. (Jan. 14, 2001)- ETSU sophomore forward Jerald Fields had a career-game with 20 points and 12 rebounds, but it was not enough to defeat UNC Greensboro, who came away with a 104-92 victory over the Bucs, Monday night from Fleming Gym in Greensboro, N.C. ...
January 12, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Jan. 12, 2002) - Playing at home for the first time in 10 days, East Tennessee State's men's basketball team took advantage of its home court, breaking its two-game losing streak with a 101-90 win over Virginia Military Institute in Southern Conference basketball action this afternoon....
January 07, 2002
Charleston, S.C. -- Jeff Bolton scored 16 points and Troy Wheless added 13 points leading the College of Charleston to a 71-64 victory over East Tennessee State. ...
January 05, 2002
CHARLESTON, S.C. (January, 5, 2002) -- It was a tale of two halfs as ETSU led The Citadel 29-22 at halftime, but the Bulldogs responded with a 52 point second half, defeating East Tennessee State, 74-61, Saturday afternoon from Charleston, S.C....
January 02, 2002
Johnson City, Tenn. (Jan. 2, 2002) - East Tennessee State, playing its first game since Dec. 22, overcame a sluggish early start against Appalachian State, coming up with a 75-66 win in the Southern Conference men's basketball opener for both schools. Sophomore Zakee Wadood (Lonoke, Ark.) recorded his second straight double-double with 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Bucs to the win, its 16th straight at home. ...
December 22, 2001
Nashville, Tenn. (Dec. 22, 2001) - Vanderbilt used some hot outside shooting, canning 11 three-point shots and placing five players in double figures, as the Commodores dealt East Tennessee State an 86-77 loss this afternoon in Memorial Gym....
December 19, 2001
Johnson City, Tenn. (Dec. 19, 2001) - In a game that was almost a mirror image of its last outing, East Tennessee State buried its opponent, the University of Virginia at Wise, early and then ran away with a lopsided win. For the second straight game Dimeco Childress (Columbia, Tenn.) scored 21 points, this time leading the Bucs to a 109-66 men's basketball win over the Cavaliers....
December 17, 2001
Asheville, N.C. (Dec. 17, 2001) - Senior Dimeco Childress (Columbia, Tenn.) was named the Southern Conference men's basketball Player of the Week today. He is the first East Tennessee State player honored with the award this season. This is the second time in his career that Childress has been honored as a SoCon Player of the Week. ...
December 17, 2001
Johnson City, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2001) - Shenandoah University scored the first three points of the game, but East Tennessee State recovered, putting up 59 first half points as the Buccaneers rolled to an easy 110-60 win over the Hornets tonight at the Memorial Center....
December 15, 2001
Johnson City, Tenn. (Dec. 15, 2001) - Senior Dimeco Childress (Columbia, Tenn.) scored 25 points to lead ETSU to an 84-57 men's basketball victory over James Madison. ...
December 08, 2001
Johnson City, Tenn. (Dec. 8, 2001) - After a sluggish first half, East Tennessee State poured in 52 points in the second half to break open a close game, as the Buccaneers cruised to a 79-54 win over Radford in men's basketball action this afternoon. Dimeco Childress led the Buccaneers to the win with 20 points....
December 05, 2001
Conway, S.C. (Dec. 4, 2001) - East Tennessee State raced out to a 44-27 halftime advantage and then held off Coastal Carolina rallies in the second half to take an 85-71 men's basketball victory Tuesday night in Kimbel Arena. Sophomore Zakee Wadood (Lonoke, Ark.) had a career night, leading the Bucs with a double-double of 24 points and 15 rebounds, both career highs....
November 29, 2001
Asheville, N.C. (Nov. 28, 2001) - Led by freshman Tiras Wade's (Tampa, Fla.) 19 points, East Tennessee State used a big second half rally, overcoming a 12-point halftime deficit to defeat UNC Asheville, 77-71, at the Asheville Civic Center....
November 27, 2001
Columbia, S.C. (Nov. 26, 2001) - South Carolina used some hot outside shooting, hitting 8-of-15 three-point attempts in the first half, to propel the Gamecocks to an 83-66 win over East Tennessee State....
November 21, 2001
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn -- East Tennessee State senior guard Dimeco Childress (Columbia, Tenn.) came just one point shy of a career high, scoring 29 points, but it was not enough to stop Virginia Commonwealth University, as the Rams defeated the Bucs 79-71. ...
November 18, 2001
Johnson City, Tenn. (Nov. 18, 2001) - The No. 11 Virginia Cavaliers opened the second half on a 21-9 run after a close first half and went on to defeat the East Tennessee State Buccaneers, 85-62 Sunday afternoon from University Hall in Charlottesville, Va. ...
November 16, 2001
Johnson City, Tenn. - East Tennessee State's men's basketball team got its 2001-02 season off to a solid start with a 91-61 win over Guilford in front of 1,847 fans in Brooks Gym tonight. Four Bucs reached double figures in the contest, led by freshman Tiras Wade's (Tampa, Fla.) 18-point effort. ...
November 14, 2001
Johnson City, Tenn. - East Tennessee State's men's basketball team has signed a recruit to a national letter of intent to attend ETSU and play basketball for the Bucs next season head coach Ed DeChellis announced today. Howard Bridgers of Wilson, N.C. signed on with the Bucs earlier today. ...
November 08, 2001
Johnson City, Tenn. -- The East Tennessee State men's basketball team played a preseason exhibition game against the Charleston Bombers, an AAU team from West Virginia, Thursday night at Brooks Gym. The defending Southern Conference champions defeated the Bombers 97-83. ...
October 09, 2001
Johnson City, Tenn. -- The 2000-01 Southern Conference North Division Champion East Tennessee State men's basketball team was picked to finish third in the SoCon north division by both polls Monday at the preseason basketball rouser in Charleston, S.C. ...
October 09, 2001
Johnson City, Tenn. -- Senior guard Dimeco Childress was named to the Preseason All-Southern Conference team Monday from the SoCon preseason basketball rouser from Charleston, S.C. ...
MGOLF Inverness Intercollegiate Invitational Toledo, Ohio
Sep 22 Results
MGOLF Inverness Intercollegiate Invitational Toledo, Ohio
Sep 23 1st of 12
MSOC ETSU 2 F
Sep 23 Winthrop 4
VB Furman University 3 Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 23 ETSU 0
MCC Spartan Invitational Kernersville, N.C.
Sep 26 1 of 6
WCC Spartan Invitational Kernersville, N.C.
Sep 26 1 of 6
WSOC Furman 3 F
Sep 26 ETSU 0
FB ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 27 Game Time 101 Event (First official scrimmage)
VB ETSU 3 Chattanooga, Tenn.
Sep 27 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 1
MGOLF Jack Nicklaus Invitational Columbus, Ohio
Sep 28 Results
WSOC Wofford 0 F
Sep 28 ETSU 3
MGOLF Jack Nicklaus Invitational Columbus, Ohio
Sep 29 5th of 12
MTEN ETSU Results
Sep 29 ITA All-American Championships
MTEN ETSU Results
Sep 30 ITA All-American Championships
VB Radford University 2 Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 30 ETSU 3
MSOC ETSU 3 F
Sep 30 Wofford 4
FB ETSU Bristol, Tenn.
Oct 2, 6:00 p.m. Scrimmage at Stone Castle
MTEN ETSU Chattanooga, Tenn.
Oct 3, 6:00 p.m. UTC Steve Baras Fall Classic