2014-15 Men's Basketball News
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November 24, 2014
ROCK HILL, S.C. (Nov. 24, 2014) – In a matchup of team’s that are expected to battle for conference titles in their respective conferences, the ETSU men’s basketball team made multiple defensive stops down the stretch and senior guard Jalen Riley (Racine, Wis.) scored seven decisive points in the final minute to give the Buccaneers a 69-64 road win.
November 23, 2014
ROCK HILL, S.C. (Nov. 24, 2014) – After having met Winthrop for the first time a year ago, the ETSU men’s basketball will make the return trip on Monday night, facing the traditionally-strong mid-major program on its home court at the Winthrop Coliseum. Tip is set for 7 p.m.
November 22, 2014
JOHNSON CITY (Nov. 22, 2014) – Tying a school record with 15 made 3-pointers as a team and powered by a game-high 31 points from senior guard Rashawn Rembert (Tampa, Fla.), the ETSU men’s basketball won an offensive showcase 98-87 over non-conference opponent UNC Asheville Saturday evening inside Freedom Hall.
November 21, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 22, 2014) – After scoring 111 points and enjoying a comfortable win over UVa.-Wise earlier this week, the ETSU men’s basketball team will look to make it two in a row when the Buccaneers host UNC Asheville Saturday inside Freedom Hall.
November 20, 2014
JOHNSON CITY (Nov. 20, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday that the Buccaneers’ men’s basketball team will host the University of Tennessee during the 2016-17 season.
November 18, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 18, 2014) – The ETSU men’s basketball team posted its best offensive first half in nearly four years, scoring 61 points on its way to a 40-point halftime advantage and ultimately coasted to a 111-66 win over non-conference opponent UVa.-Wise in the Buccaneers’ home opener Tuesday night at Freedom Hall.
November 17, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2014) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Monday that the Buccaneers have signed point guard Tyler Hooker (Simpsonville, S.C.) to a national letter of intent for the 2015-16 season.
November 17, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 18, 2014) – After opening the 2014-15 season on the road at Valparaiso this past weekend, the ETSU men’s basketball team will return home to host non-conference opponent UVa.-Wise in the team’s home opener Tuesday night at the Freedom Hall Civic Center. Game time is set for 7 p.m.
November 14, 2014
VALPARAISO, Ind. (Nov. 14, 2014) – The ETSU men’s basketball team made it interesting, but timely long-range shots by Valparaiso in the closing minutes were the difference as the Crusaders took a 90-76 non-conference win over the Buccaneers in the regular season opener for both schools Friday night inside the Athletics-Recreation Center.
November 13, 2014
VALPARAISO, Ind. (Nov. 14, 2014) – With the usual anticipation that accompanies the start of a new season, the ETSU men’s basketball will open its 2014-15 campaign Friday night with a non-conference road matchup with Horizon League member Valparaiso.
November 11, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 11, 2014) – ETSU men’s and women’s basketball players and coaches met with members of the local media on Tuesday afternoon at Buccaneer Basketball Media Day at Johnson City’s East Coast Wings & Grill location.
November 11, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 11, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday that it has launched a comprehensive new advertising campaign to aggressively sell tickets throughout the program.
November 03, 2014
JOHNSON CITY (Nov. 3, 2014) – It took 15 minutes of game play for the ETSU men’s basketball team to knock off the rust of the offseason. However, once the Buccaneers did get their feel back, the final 25 minutes of Monday’s exhibition game against NAIA member Milligan College went about as expected.
November 02, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2014) – Each season begins with questions that must ultimately be answered and the ETSU men’s basketball team will begin that process Monday night as the team hosts nearby Milligan College for an exhibition game at 7 p.m. inside Freedom Hall.
October 30, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 30, 2014) – After months of anticipation, ETSU fans were officially welcomed to Freedom Hall Thursday night as the Buccaneer men’s basketball team hosted a special Blue/Gold scrimmage game inside their new home.
October 29, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 29, 2014) – Sharing emotional and inspirational stories taken from his years of covering athletics as one of the most recognized sports broadcasters of a generation, former ESPN personality Roy Firestone delighted a crowd of over 200 during the second annual Holding Court event.
October 27, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 27, 2014) – Approximately 1,000 fans were on hand Monday evening for fun, festivities and fireworks to help usher in the 2014-15 ETSU basketball seasons and kickoff Homecoming week at the Bluenanza “Tipoff to Basketball” event on the quad in front of Brooks Gym.
October 27, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 27, 2014) – From tailgating to celebrity performances to traditional athletic events, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will be providing a wide variety of activities for students, faculty, staff and supporters of Buccaneer athletics throughout this special Homecoming week.
October 24, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2014) – While the schedule may say “Blue-Gold Scrimmage,” fans of ETSU men’s basketball can expect much more than a normal intra-squad game when the Buccaneers tipoff at 7 p.m. next Thursday night, Oct. 30 inside Freedom Hall.
October 24, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2014) – With less than a week before the event, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Friday that tickets are still available for Holding Court with Roy Firestone, which benefits both the men’s and women’s basketball programs.
October 23, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 23, 2014) – The Buccaneer Sports Network is ready once again for another exciting year of broadcasting ETSU athletics in 2014-15, announced Thursday its scheduled broadcasts for the upcoming season.
October 22, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics released information Wednesday regarding a new ticket campaign aimed at inspiring local children through the opportunity to attend Buccaneer athletic events.
October 21, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday that it will once again officially welcome the upcoming basketball season with another Bluenanza event on Monday, Oct. 27.
October 21, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday that individual game and family plan ticket packages are now on sale for the 2014-15 men’s basketball season.
October 15, 2014
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 15, 2014) – As the ETSU men’s basketball team continues to prepare for the start of the 2014-15 season and a return to the Southern Conference, the Buccaneers have been picked as a contender for the SoCon title and senior guard Rashawn Rembert (Tampa, Fla.) has been named as a preseason first-team selection.
October 08, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 8, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Wednesday that Emmy Award-winning broadcaster and critically acclaimed performer Roy Firestone will headline Holding Court 2.0 on Wednesday evening, Oct. 29 inside the Brown Hall Auditorium.
October 04, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2014) – With both an early morning and afternoon practice scheduled, the ETSU men’s basketball team officially began preseason workouts inside the Gordon Ball Court practice facility Saturday at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
September 19, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 19, 2014) – The ETSU men’s basketball team went through team-bonding drills this week as the Bucs joined forces to compete in the Eddie Reed Ranger challenge with the ETSU ROTC program.
September 09, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 9, 2014) – A lineup of opponents that includes longtime Southern Conference rivals, road games at Tennessee and VCU, and plans to play the entire home portion of the schedule at Freedom Hall Civic Center highlight the 2014-15 ETSU men’s basketball schedule.
August 27, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 27, 2013) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Wednesday that the Buccaneers have added transfers Alex Bates (Greenbelt, Md.), Tommy Williams (Augusta, Ga.) and Peter Jurkin (Juba, South Sudan) to the team’s 2014-15 roster.
August 26, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 26, 2013) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Tuesday that he has filled the remaining vacant position on his assistant coaching staff, naming his former UAB teammate and longtime international coach Bill McCammon to the post.
August 01, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Friday that it has launched its 2014-15 men’s basketball season ticket renewal campaign.
June 30, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 1, 2014) – The Buccaneers are back home. After spending the past nine seasons as members of the Atlantic Sun Conference, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics officially rejoined the Southern Conference at the stroke of midnight on Monday evening.
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
MBB ETSU 69 F
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
WBB ETSU Wilmington, N.C.
Dec 19, 11:30 a.m. University of North Carolina Wilmington