2008-09 Men's Basketball News
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May 12, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 12, 2009) -- ETSU head coach Murry Bartow's Buccaneer Basketball Camp 2009 will be held June 22-25 and July 13-16 inside Memorial Center....
March 20, 2009
DAYTON, Ohio (March 20, 2009) - Two decades removed from nearly stunning the college basketball world, the ETSU men's basketball team took another shot at a No. 1 seed and once again the Buccaneers gave the giant a scare....
March 19, 2009
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- With the clock for their one-hour mandated practice session expiring, East Tennessee State's players scurried to both baskets for some final free throws and 3-pointers before turning over the University of Dayton Arena floor to an Oklahoma State team waiting in the wings....
March 18, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 18, 2009) -- The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced several plans for alumni and fan gatherings later this week as both the Buccaneers men's and women's basketball teams begin NCAA Tournament play....
March 18, 2009
DAYTON, Ohio (March 18, 2009) -- Twenty years removed from nearly upsetting No. 1 seed Oklahoma in the 1989 NCAA Tournament, the ETSU Buccaneers get another chance to make history....
March 16, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 16, 2009) -- Monday morning the ETSU athletic ticket office announced cutoff times for ticket requests to the Buccaneers first round NCAA Tournament game with Pittsburgh, scheduled for approximately 3 p.m. on Friday in Dayton, Ohio....
March 15, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 15, 2009) - The waiting is finally over and the ETSU men's basketball team has its assignment....
March 14, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 14, 2009) - When the ETSU men's basketball team learns of its seed and its opponent in the 2009 NCAA Tournament, the entire nation will be watching....
March 11, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 11, 2009) - With both the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams earning a trip to the NCAA Tournament with victories in the Atlantic Sun Conference championships, the Buccaneers' athletic department will host Selection Show gatherings on back-to-back nights next week....
March 08, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2009) - With both the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams advancing to NCAA postseason play, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced its procedures for taking ticket requests and how those requests will be met....
March 07, 2009
NASHVILLE (March 7, 2009) -- For the second time in four years, the ETSU men's basketball team will play in the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship game for a chance to advance to the NCAA Tournament. The Buccaneers will meet Jacksonville at 6 p.m. (EST) inside Lipscomb's Allen Arena....
March 07, 2009
NASHVILLE (March 7, 2009) - For most of the 2008-09 season, much had been written and said about ETSU's "Big Three" of senior guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis), senior forward Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) and junior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.)....
March 06, 2009
NASHVILLE (March 6, 2009) -- Led by a game-high 30 points from senior guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis), the ETSU men's basketball team finally ended Belmont's three-year run of Atlantic Sun Conference championships with a 88-74 win over the Bruins Friday evening inside Allen Arena....
March 05, 2009
NASHVILLE (March 6, 2009) -- The ETSU men's basketball team and its Atlantic Sun rival Belmont have been here before. The Buccaneers hope the results are different this time....
March 04, 2009
NASHVILLE (March 4, 2009) - The seventh-seeded Stetson Hatters gave the ETSU men's basketball team a scare, but senior Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) scored a career-high 37 points and junior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) posted his ninth career double-double to give the Buccaneers a 88-76 win in the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship quarterfinals Wednesday night inside Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University. ...
March 03, 2009
NASHVILLE (March 4, 2009) -- With hopes of finally reaching the NCAA Tournament as members of the Atlantic Sun Conference, the ETSU men's basketball team -- which holds a resume that includes seven trips all-time to March Madness -- comes to Nashville in search of redemption....
March 03, 2009
MACON, Ga. (March 3, 2009) - Senior forward Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) and senior guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) were honored with All Atlantic Sun Conference selections on Tuesday, as announced by the league offices. ...
February 28, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2009) - Senior Courtney Pigram (Memphis) set a new ETSU single-game record for 3-pointers on his way to a game high 38 points and fellow senior Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) pitched in 24 points as the Buccaneers made Senior Day a memorable one with a 103-81 win over Mercer in front of 4,609 fans Saturday afternoon inside Memorial Center....
February 27, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2009) -- On a day when the ETSU men's basketball team will honor its three senior players, the Buccaneers hope to build momentum heading into next week's Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament in Nashville as they take on Mercer inside the Memorial Center. Tip is set for Saturday at 4 p.m....
February 26, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2009) - In need of a confidence boost and looking to get his ETSU men's basketball team back on the winning track, senior guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) responded to the fans' pregame chants of "Let's go, CP!" by scoring a game-high 16 points and dishing out seven assists in the Buccaneers 81-46 win over Kennesaw State Thursday night inside Memorial Center. ...
February 25, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2009) -- Coming home to hopefully regain the momentum it once enjoyed earlier this season, the ETSU men's basketball game begins its final two regular season games of the year Thursday night against Atlantic Sun Conference foe Kennesaw State. Tip time is set for 7 p.m....
February 23, 2009
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (Feb. 23, 2009) - With the door open and another shot to get back into the Atlantic Sun Conference race, the ETSU men's basketball team once again let the opportunity slip away....
February 22, 2009
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (Feb. 23, 2009) -- Having snapped a three-game losing streak in its last game, the ETSU men's basketball team hopes to continue a winning trend as it plays the first of its final three games of the regular season Monday night at Campbell. Tip off inside the Camels' new Gore Arena is set for 7 p.m....
February 19, 2009
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 19, 2009) - Junior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) eclipsed the 1,000-point mark with a free throw late in the game and senior forward Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) matched his career high with 32 points as the ETSU men's basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak and remained in the thick of the Atlantic Sun Conference title hunt with a 66-61 win over USC Upstate Thursday night inside G.B. Hodge Center....
February 18, 2009
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 19, 2009) -- Struggling through its toughest stretch of the season and desperate to right the ship, the ETSU men's basketball team takes to the road Thursday evening to take on USC Upstate in Atlantic Sun Conference action at the G.B. Hodges Center. Tip is set for 7 p.m....
February 16, 2009
NASHVILLE (Feb. 16, 2009) - In a game full of technical fouls, rough play and wild momentum swings, the Lipscomb Bisons built an 18-point first half lead and finally put an end to ETSU's seven-game win streak in the series with a 96-91 victory in Atlantic Sun Conference play Monday evening inside Allen Arena....
February 15, 2009
NASHVILLE (Feb. 16, 2009) -- With its regular season title hopes in jeopardy, the ETSU men's basketball team must end its only two-game losing streak of the season Monday night when the Buccaneers face Atlantic Sun Conference foe Lipscomb inside Allen Arena. Tip is set for 8 p.m. (EST)....
February 14, 2009
NASHVILLE (Feb. 14, 2009) - The ETSU men's basketball team relinquished an 11-point lead in the final seven minutes and senior guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) missed a potential game winning shot for the second straight game as the Belmont Bruins upended the Buccaneers 76-73 Saturday evening inside the Curb Event Center....
February 13, 2009
NASHVILLE (Feb. 14, 2009) -- With the Atlantic Sun Conference race heating up, the ETSU men's basketball team will find itself standing in the line of fire Saturday evening as the Buccaneers invade Curb Event Center to take on rival Belmont in a decisive league matchup at 8 p.m. (EST)....
February 11, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2009) - Tickets are now available for the 2009 Atlantic Sun Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament. The tournament is being hosted by Lipscomb University, and will be held March 4th through March 7th on campus at Allen Arena....
February 09, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 9, 2009) - Senior guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) missed a running jumper with three seconds remaining in regulation, as Stetson held on for an upset win over first-place ETSU 64-63 Monday evening inside Memorial Center....
February 08, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 9, 2009) -- With a new claim on sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Sun Conference, the ETSU men's basketball team will try to hold onto this precious territory Monday evening as the Buccaneers welcome conference foe Stetson into the Memorial Center. Tip is scheduled for 7 p.m....
February 07, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2009) - Well aware that they were facing one of only two teams to beat them in Atlantic Sun Conference play this season, the ETSU Buccaneers produced their best offensive game of the season and rolled to a 102-78 win over Florida Gulf Coast Saturday afternoon in front of 4,045 fans at Memorial Center....
February 06, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2009) -- With the goals of avenging a loss to Florida Gulf Coast earlier this season and remaining at the top of the Atlantic Sun Conference standings, the ETSU men's basketball team will welcome the Eagles into Memorial Center Saturday at 4 p.m....
February 01, 2009
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 1, 2009) - Overcoming its worst first half production of the season, the ETSU men's basketball team got a double-double performance from junior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) to make up a 10-point halftime deficit and avoid an upset at the hands of North Florida, dropping the Ospreys 67-64 Sunday afternoon at the UNF Arena....
January 31, 2009
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 1, 2009) - Needing to regroup after falling to Jacksonville in overtime on Friday night, the ETSU men's basketball team will face off with Atlantic Sun Conference foe North Florida Sunday afternoon inside the UNF Arena at 2 p.m....
January 30, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 30, 2009) - Jacksonville guard Ben Smith sank a game-tying 3-pointer with 10 seconds left in regulation, and the Dolphins outscored the ETSU men's basketball team 14-4 in the overtime to take an 82-72 win over the Buccaneers Friday evening inside the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena....
January 29, 2009
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 30, 2009) -- In one of the most important regular season games in recent ETSU men's basketball history, the Buccaneers take to the road Friday evening to face Atlantic Sun Conference foe Jacksonville in a battle for sole possession of first place. Tip is set for 7 p.m. inside the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena and the game will air live throughout the southeast region on CSS....
January 26, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2009) - Facing a four-point halftime deficit, the ETSU men's basketball team picked up the pace in the second half and forced the issue against Atlantic Sun Conference foe USC Upstate, ultimately outscoring the Spartans 50-36 in the final 20 minutes to take an 82-72 win Monday night in front of 3,854 fans at Memorial Center....
January 25, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2009) -- Looking to keep pace with Jacksonville at the top of the Atlantic Sun Conference standings, the ETSU men's basketball team will take on USC Upstate Monday evening in the final game of the Buccaneers' current four-game homestand. The Bucs and Spartans will tip at 7 p.m. inside Memorial Center, and the game will air live throughout the southeast on CSS....
January 22, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2009) - Senior Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) scored a game high 27 points and junior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) posted a season high 22 as the ETSU men's basketball team held off a stingy Campbell squad 79-60 Thursday night in Atlantic Sun Conference action at Memorial Center....
January 21, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2009) -- Fresh off a 30-point win over Atlantic Sun Conference rival Belmont, the ETSU men's basketball hopes to keep its successful homestand going Thursday evening when the Buccaneers host Campbell at 7 p.m. inside Memorial Center....
January 19, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 19, 2009) - Racing out to a 16-point halftime lead, the ETSU men's basketball team only poured it on the Belmont Bruins in the second half, building a lead of as many as 33 points and eventually dismissing its Atlantic Sun Conference rival in convincing fashion 87-57 Monday evening inside Memorial Center....
January 18, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 19, 2009) -- As it has so many times in ETSU's brief history in the Atlantic Sun Conference, the Buccaneers matchup with Belmont Monday evening inside Memorial Center once again carries championship ramifications....
January 17, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 17, 2009) - Overcoming a 15-point halftime deficit, senior guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) forced overtime on a game-tying layup with .7 seconds left in regulation, and the ETSU men's basketball team went on to outscore Atlantic Sun Conference foe Lipscomb 12-9 in the extra period to take a hard-fought 85-82 win Saturday afternoon inside Memorial Center....
January 16, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 17, 2009) -- Facing the most critical two-game stretch of the season thus far, the ETSU men's basketball team prepares to welcome in-state foe Lipscomb to Memorial Center for an Atlantic Sun Conference showdown Saturday at 4 p.m....
January 12, 2009
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 12, 2009) -- Suffering through several scoring droughts and ultimately posting a poor offensive effort, the ETSU men's basketball team was stunned Monday evening inside Alico Arena, falling to the Florida Gulf Coast 64-61 in Atlantic Sun Conference play....
January 11, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 12, 2009) -- With the status of senior guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) in doubt, the ETSU men's basketball team looks to bring home an unblemished Atlantic Sun Conference record as the Buccaneers take on Florida Gulf Coast in the second of two games in the Sunshine State. Tip off against the Eagles inside Alico Arena is set for Monday evening at 7 p.m....
January 10, 2009
DeLAND, Fla. (Jan. 10, 2009) - Senior Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) finished with a game-high 26 points and grabbed seven rebounds and junior Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) added 17, as the Bucs rallied past Stetson 73-67 Saturday afternoon inside the Edmunds Center. ...
January 09, 2009
DELAND, Fla. (Jan. 10, 2009) -- With a perfect 4-0 record in Atlantic Sun Conference, the ETSU men's basketball team will be looking to stay atop the league standings and maintain their unblemished conference mark when the Buccaneers travel to face Stetson Saturday afternoon inside the Edmunds Center. Tip is set for 2 p.m....
January 06, 2009
MACON, Ga. (Jan. 6, 2009) - ETSU's Courtney Pigram (Memphis) put on the nation's best scoring display last week, spanning three games, as the conference's active leading scorer picked up his fourth Player of the Week award, the conference office announced on Tuesday....
January 05, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 5, 2009) - Shooting 61 percent from the field in the first half and holding North Florida to just 17 points before the intermission, the ETSU men's basketball team raced out of the gate and pulled away to an 88-57 win over the Ospreys in Atlantic Sun Conference action Monday evening inside Memorial Center....
January 04, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 5, 2009) -- After one of the most impressive individual performances in ETSU men's basketball history, senior guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) hopes to build on his 39-point effort against Jacksonville on Saturday, as the Buccaneers take on North Florida in Atlantic Sun Conference play Monday inside Memorial Center. Tip is set for 7 p.m....
January 03, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 3, 2009) - Senior guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) set a career high and nearly broke the Memorial Center single game scoring mark, posting 39 points and junior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) sank a floating shot with 4.5 seconds left in regulation, lifting ETSU past Atlantic Sun Conference foe Jacksonville 84-82 Saturday afternoon inside Memorial Center. ...
January 02, 2009
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 3, 2009) -- To start its final stretch run of Atlantic Sun Conference games over the next two months, the ETSU men's basketball team will face off with another preseason league favorite, as the Jacksonville Dolphins invade Memorial Center for a 4 p.m. matchup Saturday....
December 30, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 30, 2008) - Leon Buchanan finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds and Maze Stallworth pitched in with 22, as Morehead State cruised its way to a 71-61 victory over the Bucs Tuesday night inside Memorial Center. ...
December 30, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 30, 2008) - A post-Christmas swoon led to a bump in the road for the ETSU men's basketball team, as the Buccaneers relinquished a nine-point second half lead and fell to former Ohio Valley Conference foe Morehead State 71-61 Tuesday night inside Memorial Center....
December 29, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 29, 2008) -- Back home after time off to visit family over Christmas, the ETSU men's basketball team hopes to continue one of the best starts in program history as the Buccaneers return to Memorial Center to take on former Ohio Valley Conference foe Morehead State. Tip is set for 7 p.m....
December 23, 2008
MACON, Ga. (Dec. 23, 2008) - ETSU's Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) continued his scoring bonanza to earn this week's Atlantic Sun Player of the Week award, the conference office announced on Tuesday. Tiggs shared the honor with Belmont's Alex Renfro....
December 23, 2008
KENNESAW, Ga. (Dec. 23, 2008) - In a coming out party for the redshirt freshman forward, ETSU's Isiah Brown (Miami, Fla.) posted a career high 18 points and grabbed a team high six rebounds to lift the ETSU men's basketball team to a Christmas victory over Atlantic Sun Conference foe Kennesaw State 76-62 Tuesday inside the KSU Convocation Center....
December 22, 2008
KENNESAW, Ga. (Dec. 23, 2008) -- Off to one of the best starts in program history, the ETSU men's basketball team heads back into Atlantic Sun Conference play, hitting the road to face Kennesaw State Tuesday night at the KSU Convocation Center. Tip is set for 7:30 p.m. and the game will be available on ASun.TV....
December 17, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2008) - ETSU seniors Courtney Pigram (Memphis, Tenn.) and Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) again proved to be too much as the Bucs dropped former Southern Conference rival Chattanooga 82-70, inside the Memorial Center Wednesday night....
December 16, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 16, 2008) - Off to its best start since the 2003-04 season, the ETSU men's basketball team welcomes an old rival Wednesday night, as the Buccaneers return home for the first time in nearly a month to take on former Southern Conference foe Chattanooga at 7 p.m. inside Memorial Center....
December 13, 2008
BOONE, N.C. (Dec. 13, 2008) - ETSU's three-headed monster of Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.), Courtney Pigram (Memphis) and Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.) left Appalachian State searching for a place to hide Saturday evening inside the Holmes Center....
December 12, 2008
BOONE, N.C. (Dec. 13, 2008) -- Having won three out of four games during a current five-game road swing, the ETSU men's basketball team will look to keep their good fortunes going as the Buccaneers travel to face longtime rival Appalachian State Saturday evening. Tip is set for 7 p.m. inside the Holmes Center on the campus of ASU....
December 11, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 11, 2008) - The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee are teaming up to collect donated food for the needy, while also providing discounted tickets to fans who wish to attend the Buccaneers' men's basketball game against in-state rival Chattanooga on Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. inside Memorial Center....
December 09, 2008
MACON, Ga. (Dec. 9, 2008) - ETSU's Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) continued his career dominance against Marshall and Mercer en route to winning the third Player of the Week award of his career, the Atlantic Sun Conference office announced on Tuesday....
December 05, 2008
MACON, Ga. (Dec. 5, 2008) - Despite facing a team that had picked up impressive non-conference wins over Southeastern Conference members Alabama and Auburn earlier this season, the ETSU men's basketball team made a statement in its Atlantic Sun Conference opener....
December 04, 2008
MACON, Ga. (Dec. 5, 2008) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will open Atlantic Sun Conference play Friday night, facing Mercer on the road inside the University Center at 7:30 p.m. ASun.TV will air the game on live video streaming, while the Mountain States Health Alliance Buccaneer Sports Network will provide the live radio call and free audio broadcast at ETSUBucs.com....
December 02, 2008
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (Dec. 2, 2008) - Make no mistake, ETSU senior forward Kevin Tiggs (Flint, Mich.) loves playing the Marshall Thundering Herd....
December 01, 2008
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (Dec. 2, 2008) -- The ETSU men's basketball team continues with the third of five straight games on the road Tuesday evening, when the Buccaneers face off with former Southern Conference rival and current Conference USA member Marshall at the Cam Henderson Center. Tip is set for 7:30 p.m....
November 29, 2008
PEORIA, Ill. (Nov. 29, 2008) - Having watched Bradley struggle from beyond the 3-point arc much of the season, the ETSU men's basketball team hoped for the same when it faced the Braves Saturday night. However, things didn't work out as planned. ...
November 28, 2008
PEORIA, Ill. (Nov. 29, 2008) -- With its first non-conference road win of the season already in hand, the ETSU men's basketball team heads out again to take on Missouri Valley Conference foe Bradley Saturday evening inside Carver Arena at 8 p.m. (EST)....
November 24, 2008
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 24, 2008) - Building a 14-point halftime lead and surviving a second half rally which cut that advantage to just three points, the ETSU men's basketball team picked up a win in its first non-conference road game of the season, downing in-state and former Ohio Valley Conference rival Tennessee Tech 78-65 Monday evening inside the Eblen Center....
November 23, 2008
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 24, 2008) -- Looking for their first road win of the season, the ETSU men's basketball team will face Tennessee Tech Monday evening at 8 p.m. (EST) inside Eblen Center....
November 20, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 20, 2008) - On what turned out to be a historic regular season home opener, senior guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) became just the second ETSU men's basketball player in program history to record a triple-double and head coach Murry Bartow picked up his 200th career win, as the Buccaneers trounced non-conference foe Wingate 96-66 Thursday night at Memorial Center. ...
November 19, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 19, 2008) - ETSU men's basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Wednesday that the Buccaneers have received three national letters of intent for their 2009-2010 recruiting class....
November 19, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 19, 2008) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will play its regular season home opener Thursday night, hosting Wingate inside Memorial Center at 7 p.m....
November 17, 2008
JOHNSON CITY (Nov. 17, 2008) - The holiday spirit is alive and well at ETSU, as the Buccaneer men's basketball team and the entire ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will honor the memory of a former student and help bring joy to area children with a special toy drive during the Bucs' game with Wingate Thursday night, Nov. 20 inside Memorial Center....
November 16, 2008
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Nov. 16, 2008) - Hofstra sophomore guard Charles Jenkins scored 31 points, including the go-ahead free throw with 1.1 seconds left in the game to give Hofstra a 76-75 win over ETSU in the final round of the Charleston Classic Sunday afternoon inside the Carolina First Arena....
November 15, 2008
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Nov. 15, 2008) - Several defensive stops in the final minutes, a critical steal and two important defensive rebounds by junior guard Mike Smith (Vandalia, Mo.), and a double-double from senior guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) led the ETSU men's basketball team to a 65-62 win over SIU Edwardsville in the second round of the Charleston Classic Saturday afternoon inside the Carolina First Arena....
November 15, 2008
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Nov. 16, 2008) -- With its win on Saturday, the ETSU men's basketball team will play the winner of Hofstra vs. Western Michigan Sunday at 1 p.m. in the fifth place game of the Charleston Classic. The game will be available live on the MSHA Buccaneer Sports Network....
November 14, 2008
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Nov. 14, 2008) - The College of Charleston will have live stats of the ETSU men's basketball game against Temple at the Charleston Classic in Charleston, S.C....
November 14, 2008
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Nov. 14, 2008) - Temple's preseason All-American Dionte Christmas scored a game-high 26 points and the defending Atlantic 10 tournament champions held off a late ETSU rally to take a 79-65 win over the Buccaneers Friday afternoon in the first round of the Charleston Classic at the Carolina First Center....
November 14, 2008
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Nov. 14, 2008) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will continue with play in the second round of the Charleston Classic Saturday at 11:30 a.m., facing SIU Edwardsville inside the Carolina First Center....
November 10, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 10, 2008) - When the ETSU men's basketball team opens its 2008-09 season Friday afternoon against Temple in the Charleston Classic, Buccaneer fans across the Southeast will be able to watch....
November 08, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 8, 2008) - Freshman post Seth Coy (Montgomery, Ind.) posted a double-double in his first collegiate action and five ETSU players reached double figures scoring as the Buccaneers to a 100-73 win over Mars Hill in their final exhibition game of the preseason Saturday afternoon inside Memorial Center....
November 07, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 7, 2008) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will play its final tune up game of the preseason Saturday, hosting the Mars Hill Lions in exhibition action at Memorial Center. Tip time is 4 p.m....
November 01, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 1, 2008) - Sophomore guard Micah Williams (Manchester) scored a game-high 19 points and freshman guard Adam Sollazzo (Tampa, Fla.) dished out a game-high seven assists as the ETSU men's basketball team opened the 2008-09 season with an 84-61 exhibition win over nearby Milligan College Saturday inside Memorial Center....
October 31, 2008
JOHNSON CITY (Oct. 31, 2008) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will open its 2008-09 season with an exhibition matchup Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. inside Memorial Center against nearby Milligan College....
October 16, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 16, 2008) - The wait is finally over for the ETSU men's basketball team....
October 09, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 9, 2008) - With the start of the NCAA Basketball season right around the corner, the ETSU Department of Athletics and the Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Association (BASA) invite Buccaneer fans to attend its first-ever "Bluenanza" basketball tip off event, on Tuesday, Oct. 21 inside Memorial Center....
October 08, 2008
MACON, Ga. (Oct. 8, 2008) - For the second straight year, ETSU guard Courtney Pigram (Memphis) is the preseason pick by both coaches and the media to be the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Year. Meanwhile, Pigram and the Buccaneers were picked to finish second by the coaches and third by the media in preseason A-Sun voting released Wednesday by the conference office....
October 03, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2008) -- ETSU men's basketball players and coaches took time from their class and practice schedules to volunteer earlier this week serving meals at the Salvation Army location in downtown Johnson City....
September 17, 2008
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....
September 01, 2008
TORONTO, Canada (Sept. 1, 2008) - With a similar theme of suffocating man-to-man defense and double-figure scoring from both returning players and newcomers, the ETSU men's basketball team completed a four-game sweep of its Labor Day weekend exhibition series in Canada, racing past the University of Toronto 90-63 Monday afternoon....
August 31, 2008
TORONTO, Canada (Aug. 31, 2008) - The ETSU men's basketball team continued its Labor Day weekend exhibition swing with a doubleheader on Sunday, coming from behind to defeat Waterloo 67-60 in the afternoon game and then cruising to an 89-74 victory over Sheridan in the nightcap....
August 30, 2008
TORONTO, Canada (Aug. 30, 2008) - Displaying an intense man-to-man defense and rushing out to a 16-point lead after one quarter, the ETSU men's basketball team cruised to an 88-60 victory over the University of Guelph Saturday in the Buccaneers' first of four games during a Labor Day weekend exhibition swing. ...
August 29, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 29, 2008) - With only five days worth of practice as a squad, the ETSU men's basketball team hits the road today for Toronto, Canada, where the Buccaneers will make a three-day, four-game exhibition swing....
August 27, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 27, 2008) - ESPN Regional Television announced today the schedule of matchups for the inaugural Charleston Classic, set for Nov. 14-16 at the new Carolina First Center in Charleston, S.C. The ETSU Buccaneers will take on Temple in the first round at 3 p.m. on Friday afternoon, Nov. 14....
August 15, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2008) - Though the August summer heat continues to pound ETSU's campus, the Buccaneer men's basketball team will be getting an early start on its 2008-09 season beginning this weekend....
July 22, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 22, 2008) - Since the beginning of the modern era for NCAA Division I-A basketball - marked by the expansion of the NCAA Tournament field to 64 teams in 1984-85 - the ETSU men's basketball program ranks in the Top 30 percent of the 300 programs that were eligible for the postseason at that time, this according to a new "Prestige" ranking released by ESPN.com earlier this week....
July 14, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 14, 2008) - ETSU men's basketball coach Murry Bartow announced Monday that former Alabama Crimson Tide guard Justin Tubbs (Trussville, Ala.) has decided to transfer and join the Buccaneer program....
July 07, 2008
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 7, 2008) - A season-opening tournament sponsored by ESPN, matchups with former Southern Conference rivals Appalachian State and Chattanooga, trips to Conference USA opponent Marshall and Missouri Valley Conference foe Bradley, and a 20-game Atlantic Sun Conference slate highlight the 2008-09 ETSU men's basketball schedule announced Monday by head coach Murry Bartow ....
WSOC Radford Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 22, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Aug 23, 7:00 p.m. Virginia Tech (Exh.)
WSOC ETSU Cookeville, Tenn.
Aug 24, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee Tech
WSOC Appalachian St. Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 28, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29
WCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 9:00 a.m. Morgan State University
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 5:00 p.m. California State University, Sacramento
MSOC ETSU Richmond, Va.
Aug 29, 7:00 p.m. William & Mary
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 30, 12:00 p.m. UNC Charlotte
WSOC Campbell Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 31, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Richmond, Va.
Aug 31, 3:30 p.m. VCU
WSOC South Carolina St. Johnson City. Tenn.
Sep 2, 6:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 3:00 p.m. The College of William and Mary
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. George Mason University
WSOC Alabama A&M Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 12:00 p.m. University of Maryland