2014-15 Men's Basketball News
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December 21, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. (Dec. 22, 2014) – Off to its best start in a decade, the ETSU men’s basketball team will face its toughest challenge of the season so far when the Buccaneers visit VCU Monday night to take on the Rams inside the Siegel Center.
December 17, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics wishes its Buccaneer fans across the world Happy Holidays!
December 16, 2014
RICHMOND, Ky. (Dec. 16, 2014) – Senior guard Rashawn Rembert (Tampa, Fla.) scored a game-high 30 points and the ETSU men’s basketball team tied the school record for 3-pointers in a single game, but the Buccaneers still had to hold off a frenetic rally to drop Eastern Kentucky.
December 15, 2014
RICHMOND, Ky. (Dec. 16, 2014) – After a pair of Southern Conference games, the ETSU men’s basketball team will return to non-conference play on Tuesday night, as the Buccaneers travel to face former Ohio Valley Conference rival Eastern Kentucky.
December 13, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 13, 2014) – ETSU senior guard Rashawn Rembert (Tampa, Fla.) eclipsed 1,000 points for his career, but the UNC Greensboro Spartans ruined the celebration by dropping the Buccaneers 80-79 Saturday afternoon in Southern Conference men’s basketball action at Freedom Hall.
December 12, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 13, 2014) – Following a 10-day break to complete final exams, the ETSU men’s basketball team will be back in action Saturday, hosting UNC Greensboro in Southern Conference action at Freedom Hall. Tip is set for 4 p.m.
December 03, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 3, 2014) – On a night when the goal was to fill Freedom Hall, ETSU and Western Carolina filled the baskets with a record shooting performance.
December 02, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 2, 2014) – Off to its best start in over a decade, the ETSU men’s basketball team will be aiming for its fifth straight win as the Buccaneers open Southern Conference play when they host Western Carolina on Wednesday night inside Freedom Hall.
December 01, 2014
MOREHEAD, Ky. (Dec. 1, 2014) – Despite losing its starting point guard to an injury early in the game, having its back-up point guard in foul trouble throughout the second half, and shooting just 35.7 percent from the field for the game, the ETSU men’s basketball team still found a way to drop Morehead State 63-59 Monday night inside Johnson Arena.
December 01, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 1, 2014) – The wait is finally over for fans of ETSU men’s basketball, as the Buccaneers will make their return to Southern Conference play on Wednesday night when they host Western Carolina inside Freedom Hall. Tip is set for 8 p.m.
November 30, 2014
MOREHEAD, Ky. (Dec. 1, 2014) – After enjoying a week-long break for the Thanksgiving holidays, the ETSU men’s basketball team will look to extend its current three-game winning streak as the Buccaneers travel to face non-conference foe Morehead State Monday evening inside Johnson Arena.
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 UNC Greensboro 80 F
Dec 13 ETSU 79
WBB Eastern Kentucky University 49 Final
Dec 13 ETSU 64
WBB ETSU 86 Final
Dec 15 Morehead State University 77
MBB ETSU 63 F
Dec 16 Eastern Kentucky 60
WBB ETSU 48 Final
Dec 19 University of North Carolina Wilmington 61
WBB ETSU 56 Final
Dec 20 Jacksonville State University 57
MBB ETSU Richmond, Va.
Dec 22, 7:00 p.m. VCU
WBB Iona College Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 29, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Dec 31, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee
WBB ETSU Chapel Hill, N.C.
Jan 2, 2:00 p.m. University of North Carolina
MBB VMI Freedom Hall
Jan 2, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Birmingham, Ala.
Jan 5, 8:00 p.m. Samford
MBB Mercer Freedom Hall
Jan 8, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Greenville, S.C.
Jan 10, 2:00 p.m. Furman University
MBB Chattanooga Freedom Hall
Jan 10, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Spartanburg, S.C.
Jan 12, 11:30 a.m. Wofford College