NCAA Women's Basketball Grant Program Recipients Announced, ETSU One of 18 Institutions and Conferences to Receive Grant

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 16, 2009) - ETSU was one of 18 institutions or conferences which was selected by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to receive a women's basketball grant as part of the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Grant Program, which is in its second year....


Evans receives hometown award

Former Spalding High basketball standout Siarre Evans was honored Saturday afternoon in a ceremony at Fairmont Park that had her overcome with emotion. ...


Lady Bucs announce the signing of three more for 2009-10

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 26, 2009) - The ETSU women's basketball team continued adding depth to its program on Tuesday afternoon, as head coach Karen Kemp and her staff announced Ashley Benedict (Rome, Ohio), Tarita Gordon (Wichita, Kan.), and Santana Morrison (Statesville, N.C.) have signed to play with the Lady Bucs starting this 2009-10 season....


ETSU women's basketball announces summer camp information

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 21, 2009) - Coming off its second straight NCAA Tournament appearance this past season, ETSU head women's basketball coach Karen Kemp and her staff announced their summer camp information on Tuesday afternoon....


Lady Bucs add two more for 2009-10

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 20, 2009) - East Tennessee State University head women's basketball coach Karen Kemp and her staff inked two more student-athletes for the 2009-10 season, as they announced Johneshia Good (Johnson City) and Iesha Robinson (Martinsburg, W. Va.) have signed their National Letter of Intent to play for the Lady Bucs....


ETSU women's basketball releases four from 2008-09 roster

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 7, 2009) - Head East Tennessee State University women's basketball coach Karen Kemp and her staff announced Tuesday that they have released four Lady Buccaneer players from their 2008-09 roster. ...


Evans named Finalist for NCAA Division I State Farm Coaches' All-America Basketball Team

ATLANTA, Ga. (March 26, 2009) - Junior guard Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) moved one step closer to becoming an All-American at East Tennessee State University on Thursday afternoon....


Evans edges out Wiles for Atlantic Sun scoring title

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 23, 2009) - A day after the Lady Bucs season came to an end, junior guard Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) learned Monday morning she took home the Atlantic Sun Conference scoring title, marking the first time an ETSU player has claimed the crown since Tiffani Mayes did so in 2005....


Iowa State's hot 3-point shooting buries Lady Bucs in first round of NCAA Tournament, 85-53

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (March 22, 2009) - The Iowa State Cyclones are one of the best 3-point shooting teams in the country and the Lady Bucs got an up-close and personal look at them on Sunday night....


Lady Bucs search for first-ever NCAA Tournament win on Sunday against Iowa State

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (March 21, 2009) - After arriving in Bowling Green on Friday evening, the Lady Bucs finally got their first look at E.A. Diddle Arena on Saturday afternoon, as ETSU faced the media and took the court for a one-hour practice session....


Ticket prices released for Lady Buccaneer first and second round games in Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (March 17, 2009) - Ticket prices for the first and second rounds of the 2009 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament were released on Tuesday and Lady Buccaneer fans looking to purchased tickets are asked to contact the Western Kentucky ticket office....


Evans named WBCA Regional Finalist for NCAA Division I State Farm Coaches' All-America Basketball Team

ATLANTA, Ga. (March 17, 2009) - The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), in cooperation with State Farm, announced the 52 regional finalists for the 2009 State Farm Coaches' All-America Basketball Team for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I on Tuesday and East Tennessee State University Lady Buccaneer standout Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) was named a finalist from region three....


Lady Bucs to play Iowa State in first round of NCAA Tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 16, 2009) - After having a little over a week to think about possible opponents and destination sites for its trip to the 2009 NCAA Tournament, the ETSU women's basketball team finally learned its fate on Monday night....


Lady Bucs to have selection show party at Fanatics on Monday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 15, 2009) - The East Tennessee State University Department of Athletics and Lady Buccaneer basketball team will host a selection show party at Fanatics on Monday night beginning at 5:30 p.m....


ETSU claims 'NCAA Pack the House' Challenge title for the Atlantic Sun Conference

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (March 13, 2009) - East Tennessee State University was one of 32 winners in the NCAA Division I "Pack the House" Challenge. "Pack the House" is national effort in which conferences and institutions compete to build attendance. NCAA Division I women's basketball marketing staffs selected a home game and designated that date as a "Pack the House" game with the goal of setting an attendance record. One winner from each of the 31 conferences and one from a group of independent institutions were named. Selections were based on marketing plan creativity and attendance criteria. The NCAA will award prizes and donate $500 to the nonprofit organization of each winning institution's choice....


ETSU athletics to host "two" NCAA Selection Show parties

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....


CSS to replay Atlantic Sun Women's Championship game on Wednesday afternoon

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 10, 2009) - East Tennessee State fans who missed the Lady Bucs defeat Jacksonville in the 2009 Atlantic Sun Championship, or just those who want to see ETSU win its second straight conference crown will have another chance to do so....


REPEAT IS SWEET: Lady Bucs rally past Jacksonville for second straight A-Sun Championship, 58-52

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 7, 2009) - For the second straight season the ETSU Lady Buccaneers are going dancing....


Lady Bucs finally get the Bear off their backs, advance to A-Sun Championship, 82-60

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 6, 2009) - The third time was the charm for the Lady Bucs....


Lady Bucs' run for second straight A-Sun Tournament title begins with Mercer on Friday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 5, 2009) - Should the Lady Bucs repeat as Atlantic Sun Tournament champions, ETSU will have to do something they haven't done all season - beat Mercer....


Evans receives WBCA National Player of the Month Honorable Mention accolades

ATLANTA, Ga. (March 5, 2009) - The awards keep piling up for junior guard/forward Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.)....


Evans named A-Sun Player of the Year, Belcher tabbed Defensive Player of the Year

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 3, 2009) - With the 2009 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Basketball Championships set to kick off tomorrow evening inside Lipscomb's Allen Arena, the league office released its postseason all-conference selections and the Lady Bucs had a lot to be smiling about on Tuesday afternoon....


Evans powers her way to fourth career Player of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (March 2, 2009) - Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) powered her way through Atlantic Sun competition last week and for those efforts the junior guard/forward was tabbed Player of the Week for the second time this season (fourth of her career), announced Monday by the league office....


Mercer spoils Lady Bucs' bid for second straight regular season title, 90-79

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2009) - It was a simple scenario for the Lady Bucs on Saturday afternoon - win and earn a share of the Atlantic Sun regular season title....


Lady Bucs play for a share of the regular season title on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2009) - If facing Mercer wasn't enough motivation for the Lady Bucs on Saturday, then playing for a share of the Atlantic Sun regular season title should be. The ETSU women's basketball team looks to earn a piece of the regular season crown when they tip off against the Bears at 1:30 p.m. inside Memorial Center....


MSHA Buccaneer Sports Network and Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation to air Lady Buccaneer game Thursday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2009) - The Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) Buccaneer Sports Network and Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation announced they will broadcast the ETSU women's basketball contest with Kennesaw State on Thursday. Tip time is set for 4:45 p.m. inside Memorial Center....


Strong first half, Evans' double duty lead Lady Bucs past Kennesaw, 73-66

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2009) - Typically it has been the second half where the Lady Bucs dominate this season, but on Thursday night it was the exact opposite....


Lady Bucs look to pack the dome in pink on Thursday against Kennesaw State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2009) - The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) officially began the 2009 WBCA Pink Zone™ week on Friday, Feb. 13, and this Thursday evening when the Lady Bucs tip off against Kennesaw State at 4:45 p.m., ETSU will join in as one of 1,500 schools and organizations to participate in the initiative....


Women's hoops look to keep regular season title hopes in reach on Thursday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2009) - Coming off a perfect 4-0 road swing, the ETSU women's basketball team looks to keep its grip on winning at least a share of the 2009 Atlantic Sun regular season title, beginning Thursday afternoon when the Lady Bucs tip off against Kennesaw State. Game time is set for 4:45 p.m....


Evans pours in a career high 35, Lady Bucs win wild one in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 23, 2009) - In a game that saw 10 ties and 22 lead changes, the Lady Bucs were finally able to inch away from the Spartans late in the game thanks to Siarre Evans' (Griffin, Ga.) career high 35-point effort, which propelled ETSU to a 90-84 conference victory Monday night inside the G.B. Hodge Center....


Lady Bucs look to cap off perfect road swing Monday night at Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 22, 2009) - After clinching the number one seed in next month's Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament, the ETSU women's basketball team will now look to cap off a perfect four-game road swing Monday night when the Lady Bucs travel to USC Upstate. Tip is set for 7 p.m. inside the G.B. Hodge Center. ...


Lady Bucs survive scare in Buies Creek, down Campbell 72-64

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (Feb. 19, 2009) - The second time around is always more difficult....


Lady Bucs continue road swing Thursday night at Campbell

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (Feb. 18, 2009) - In the midst of a difficult four-game conference road swing, the ETSU women's basketball team will get its first-ever look at the newly built John W. Pope Convocation Center on Thursday night, when the Lady Bucs square off with Atlantic Sun Conference foe Campbell at 7 p.m. ...


Belcher, Pickwell help power Lady Bucs past Belmont, 86-76

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2009) - Junior Latisha Belcher (Martinsville, Va.) scored a season-high 25 points and freshman Natalie Pickwell (Kingsport, Tenn.) came off the bench to score all eight of her points in critical parts of the second half, and the Lady Buccaneers powered their way past Belmont, 86-76, Sunday afternoon inside the Curb Event Center....


Lady Bucs, Bruins collide in critical conference battle Sunday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2009) - The last time the Lady Bucs and Belmont met earlier this season, a battle of first-place in the conference standings was at stake. Now on Sunday afternoon when these two instate rivals collide, a showdown for the number one seed in next month's Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament is on the line. Tip is set for 3 p.m. (central)/4p.m. (eastern) inside the Curb Event Center....


"Second half" Lady Bucs rally past Lipscomb, 68-55

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2009) - The Lady Bucs can take a huge sigh of relief following their game with Lipscomb on Friday night....


Lady Bucs, Lipscomb square off Friday night on CSS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2009) - The last time the Lady Bucs were inside Allen Arena they were cutting down the nets en route to claiming their first-ever Atlantic Sun Championship and NCAA Tournament berth....


NCAA Grant Surges Lady Bucs Basketball Attendance

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2009) - The East Tennessee State University Athletic Department received a NCAA grant in 2008 and is encouraged by the crowds that are coming out in force, at more than double and even triple the previous single game all-time attendance record for all nine home games of the 2008-09 season. The Lady Bucs' great play has contributed to the increase, as they hold a grip on the number one seed for the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament at 11-3....


FGCU snaps Lady Bucs' 13-game home conference winning streak, 71-69

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2009) - Junior Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) scored 13 points and grabbed a career high 18 rebounds and fellow junior post Latisha Belcher (Martinsville, Va.) scored a game high 20 points, but it was not strong enough to power past Florida Gulf Coast, as the Eagles snapped ETSU's 13-game home conference winning streak 71-69 Saturday afternoon inside Memorial Center....


Lady Bucs, Eagles battle for first place on Saturday afternoon

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 6, 2009) - The Atlantic Sun's top two teams square off Saturday afternoon when the ETSU Lady Buccaneers host Florida Gulf Coast at 1:30 p.m. inside Memorial Center....


Wiles Earns WBCA Division I National Player of the Month Honorable Mention Honors for January

ATLANTA, Ga. (Feb. 5, 2009) - Junior TaRonda Wiles' (Danville, Va.) play on the court was exceptional in January, and on Thursday afternoon the Lady Buccaneer standout learned she received Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Division I National Player of the Month Honorable Mention honors. ...


Lady Bucs flatten Hatters 92-63, ETSU extends home conference winning streak to 13

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2009) - After being shocked by UNF last Saturday in Jacksonville, the ETSU women's basketball team bounced back in a big way, flattening Stetson 92-63 Thursday night inside Memorial Center....


Lady Bucs look to bounce back Thursday night against Stetson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2009) - After having its 10-game conference winning streak come to an end last Saturday at North Florida, the ETSU women's basketball team looks to regroup and bounce back Thursday night when they host Stetson in Atlantic Sun Conference action. Game time is set for 7 p.m. inside Memorial Center....


ETSU cheerleading to hold pregame cheer showcase Thursday evening

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 3, 2009) - The ETSU Cheerleading squad will conduct a special "Cheer Showcase" Thursday evening prior to the 7 p.m. Lady Buccaneer tip against Stetson inside Memorial Center....


UNF stuns Lady Bucs, snaps ETSU's 10-game conference win streak, 80-73

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2009) - All good things must come to an end....


Red-hot Lady Bucs gunning for their sixth straight win on Saturday

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 30, 2009) - After playing a 40-minute physical contest on Thursday night at Jacksonville, the Lady Bucs hope to have enough gas in the tank on Saturday afternoon when ETSU faces a gritty North Florida squad. Tip is set for 2 p.m. inside UNF Arena....


Lady Bucs roll past Jacksonville for 10th straight conference win, 65-54

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2009) - It's now 10 and counting for the ETSU women's basketball team....


Lady Bucs begin two-game road swing Thursday night at Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jan. 28, 2009) - Coming off a perfect 4-0 homestand, the ETSU women's basketball team takes the road for a critical two-game conference swing, beginning Thursday night at Jacksonville. Game time is set for 7 p.m. inside Swisher Gym....


Lady Bucs' first half run too much for USC Upstate to overcome, 80-68

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2009) - The ETSU women's basketball team hit USC Upstate with an 18-0 run midway throughout the first half and that proved to be the difference maker, as the Lady Bucs hung on to win their ninth straight conference victory, 80-68, Monday evening inside Memorial Center....


Lady Bucs look to wrap up perfect homestand on Monday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2009) - The ETSU women's basketball team closes out its season-long four-game homestand on Monday afternoon when the Lady Bucs host USC Upstate in Atlantic Sun Conference action. Tip is slated for 4 p.m. inside Memorial Center....


Wiles, Evans guide Lady Bucs to eighth consecutive conference win, 87-57

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2009) - TaRonda Wiles (Danville, Va.) and Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) enjoyed a shooting spree Thursday night, as the junior tandem helped pace the Lady Bucs to their largest win of the season, 87-57, over Campbell inside Memorial Center....


Lady Bucs put winning streaks on the line Thursday against Campbell

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 21 , 2009) - Since dropping its conference opener at Mercer last month, the Lady Buccaneers have been a completely different team, as ETSU has gone on to rattle off seven straight wins against A-Sun foes. ETSU will look to extend its streak to eight straight when they host Campbell on Thursday evening. Tip time is set for 4:45 p.m. inside Memorial Center. ...


Wiles scores first career A-Sun Player of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 19, 2009) - Junior TaRonda Wiles (Danville, Va.) enjoyed a magical week as she helped guide the ETSU women's basketball team into sole possession of first place in the conference standings. After posting astonishing career marks, Wiles was named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week, announced Monday by the league office....


Lady Bucs post 10th straight conference home win after rolling past Lipscomb, 70-51

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 17, 2009) - On a day where head coach Karen Kemp and junior star Siarre Evans were honored with a special pregame ceremony for reaching two impressive milestones last week in Florida, the ETSU women's basketball team capped off the festive afternoon with a 70-51 victory over Lipscomb on Saturday inside Memorial Center....


Lady Bucs' grueling schedule comes to an end on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2009) - ETSU's NBA type schedule finally comes to an end Saturday afternoon, when the Lady Bucs host Lipscomb at 1:30 p.m. inside Memorial Center....


MSHA Buccaneer Sports Network and WKPT to host three live remotes beginning this Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2009) - The Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) Buccaneer Sports Network and WKPT Broadcasting Corporation announced Friday they have reached an agreement to host three live remotes inside the Memorial Center, beginning this Saturday prior to the start of the Lady Buccaneer basketball game with Lipscomb....


Wiles drops career high 31 on Belmont, Lady Bucs win big 69-51

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 15, 2009) - Junior TaRonda Wiles (Danville, Va.) ate her Wheaties for breakfast this morning....


Lady Bucs, Bruins square off for first-place showdown Thursday night inside Memorial Center

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2009) - Thursday night's match-up between the Lady Bucs and Belmont will not only feature the last two Atlantic Sun champions, but a battle for first-place in the conference standings is at stake when the instate rivals tipoff at 7 p.m. inside Memorial Center....


Liberty's first half run too much for Lady Bucs to handle, 64-54

LYNCHBURG, Va. (Jan. 13, 2009) - Liberty closed out the final five minutes of the first half on a 15-0 run and the Lady Buccaneers were never able to recover, as the Lady Flames handed ETSU its first loss in 2009, 64-54, Tuesday night inside the Vines Center....


Lady Bucs conclude three-game road swing and non-conference play Tuesday night at Liberty

LYNCHBURG, Va. (Jan. 12, 2009) - Playing its third road game in a six day span, the ETSU women's basketball team looks to make it a perfect 3-0 stretch when they take the floor Tuesday night at Liberty. Game time is set for 7 p.m. inside the Vines Center....


Back-to-Back 18-point efforts land Belcher Atlantic Sun POTW honors

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 12, 2009) - Junior Latisha Belcher (Martinsville, Va.) surely enjoyed the warm weather and Florida sun this past weekend, as she led the Lady Bucs in scoring at Florida Gulf Coast and Stetson. In return, the Martinsville, Va. native landed Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honors, announced Monday by the league office. ...


Evans reaches 1,000-point club, as Lady Bucs survive see-saw battle over Stetson, 53-52

DeLAND, Fla. (Jan. 10, 2009) - It was the slimmest of margins, but the ETSU women's basketball team was still able to hang on....


Surging Lady Bucs look for fourth straight win Saturday night at Stetson

DeLAND, Fla. (Jan. 9, 2009) - Since opening the season with a disappointing 1-5 mark, the ETSU women's basketball team have quickly made a surge by winning five of its last six games - including three straight. On Saturday night the Lady Bucs look to remain red hot when they take on Stetson. Tip time is set for 7 p.m. inside the Edmunds Center....


Kemp notches 200th career win as Lady Bucs knock off Eagles, 75-67

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2009) - Four Lady Buccaneer players scored in double figures and the ETSU women's basketball team used a solid second-half to rally past Florida Gulf Coast, 75-67, delivering head coach Karen Kemp her 200th career victory Thursday night inside Alico Arena....


Women's hoops begin three-game road swing Thursday night at Florida Gulf Coast

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 7, 2009) - The ETSU women's basketball team continues on with its brutal stretch where they play seven games in a 15-day span. Stop number three on this NBA style tour makes its way to Florida Gulf Coast, as the Lady Bucs face the Eagles Thursday night at 5 p.m. inside Alico Arena....


Lady Bucs end homestand with 56-42 victory over UNF

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 5, 2009) - Recent history has shown when the ETSU Lady Bucs and UNF Ospreys meet, it's typically going to be a grind-it-out, hard-fought contest for the entire 40 minutes....


Lady Bucs close out short homestand with UNF on Monday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 4, 2009) - Coming off a stellar come-from-behind win over conference rival Jacksonville on Saturday, the ETSU women's basketball team looks to close out its brief two-game homestand with a victory Monday evening when the Lady Bucs host North Florida. Game time is set for 4:45 p.m. inside Memorial Center....


Lady Bucs use strong second half to rally past Jacksonville, 86-77

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 3, 2009) - The rematch of the 2008 Atlantic Sun Championship lived up to its hype Saturday afternoon when the Lady Bucs and Jacksonville Dolphins took the floor inside Memorial Center....


Lady Bucs look for successful homecoming Saturday afternoon versus Jacksonville

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 2, 2009) - It has been 37 days since the ETSU women's basketball team have hosted an opponent inside Memorial Center, but on Saturday afternoon the streak will finally end as the Lady Bucs take on conference rival Jacksonville in their Atlantic Sun home opener. Tip is set for 1:30 p.m....


Evans posts third straight double-double, but ETSU's upset bid falls short at Wake Forest, 72-66

WINTSON-SALEM, N.C. (Dec. 28, 2008) - Junior Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) posted her third straight double-double, but the ETSU women's basketball team could not overcome a 15-0 Wake Forest run in the first half and the Demon Deacons defeated the Lady Bucs, 72-66, Sunday afternoon inside the Lawrence Joel Memorial Coliseum....


Lady Bucs look to end road trip on high note Sunday afternoon at Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Dec. 27, 2008) - The ETSU women's basketball team concludes its season-long five-game road trip on Sunday afternoon when the Lady Bucs travel to Winston-Salem, N.C. and face the undefeated Wake Forest Demon Deacons. Game time is slated for 2 p.m. inside Memorial Coliseum....


DOUBLE VISION: Evans' double-double lands her co-Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honors

MACON, Ga. (Dec. 22, 2008) - Since arriving on campus junior standout Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) has been a scoring and rebounding machine. Following her 20th career double-double in Thursday's thrilling 79-78 overtime win over Kennesaw State, the Griffin, Ga. native was named co-Atlantic Sun Player of the Week, announced Monday by the league office....


Lady Bucs down Kennesaw State in overtime thriller, 79-78

KENNESAW, Ga. (Dec. 18, 2008) - It was only fitting the league's two preseason favorites couldn't determine the outcome in regulation on Thursday night....


Lady Bucs look to remain perfect against Kennesaw on Thursday night

KENNESAW, Ga. (Dec. 17, 2008) - On Thursday night two of the league's preseason favorites will hit the hardwood, when the Lady Bucs travel to the Peach State to take on Kennesaw State in an early conference battle. Tip is set for 7 p.m. inside the KSU Convocation Center....


Lady Bucs stun Kentucky in Lexington, 59-50

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 12, 2008) - If there was ever a time for a much-needed win for the ETSU women's basketball team it came on Friday night....


Lady Bucs head north to take on Kentucky; Game to be broadcast on FSN South

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 11, 2008) - Dropping the first two games of its season-long five-game road trip isn't the way head coach Karen Kemp and the ETSU women's basketball team envisioned starting a critical stretch....


ETSU at Kentucky to be aired live at Fanatics Friday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 11, 2008) - The ETSU/Kentucky women's basketball match-up will be aired live at Fanatics on FSN South Friday night at 7 p.m....


Live audio available for ETSU/Mercer women's game

MACON, Ga. (Dec. 5, 2008) - The ETSU/Mercer women's basketball contest will feature live audio as "Voice of the Bucs" Jay Sandos will be handling the play-by-play duties, beginning at 4:50 p.m. inside University Center....


Lady Bucs get wake-up call in conference opener; fall to Mercer 77-61

MACON, Ga. (Dec. 5, 2008) - If the Lady Bucs were in need of an early season wake-up call, they sure got one on Friday night....


Lady Bucs' quest for second straight A-Sun title begins Friday night in Macon

MACON, Ga. (Dec. 4, 2008) - Last season the ETSU women's basketball team claimed both the Atlantic Sun regular season and tournament championships for the first time in program history, and on Friday night the Lady Bucs will begin their quest for a second straight conference crown when they face Mercer inside the University Center. Game time is scheduled for 5 p.m....


Lady Bucs fall victim to Georgia's 750th win in program history, 77-57

ATHENS, Ga. (Dec. 1, 2008) - The Georgia women's basketball team entered Monday night's contest on the verge of making history, and after walking away with a 77-57 victory over the ETSU Lady Buccaneers inside Stegeman Coliseum, the Lady Bulldogs did just that as they joined an elite group of collegiate programs....


Women's hoops begin season-long five-game road trip Monday night in Athens

ATHENS, Ga. (Nov. 30, 2008) - Coming off a much-needed victory Wednesday night versus Appalachian State, the ETSU women's basketball team now embarks on a season-long five-game road swing, beginning Monday night when the Lady Bucs face SEC perennial power Georgia. Tip is slated for 7 p.m. inside Stegeman Coliseum....


Clutch free throw shooting and pressure defense lead Lady Bucs to season's first win, 72-68

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 26, 2008) - Leading by as many as 13 points in the second half, the ETSU women's basketball team had to overcome a physical and scrappy Appalachian State club by sinking six consecutive free throws in the final minute of the game, lifting the Lady Buccaneers to their first win of the season, 72-68, in front of 2,517 fans inside Memorial Center on Wednesday night. ...


Lady Bucs continue long rivalry with Appalachian State on Wednesday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 25, 2008) - The ETSU and Appalachian State women's basketball programs have played every year since the 1978 season, and on Wednesday night the Lady Bucs and Mountaineers will meet for the 67th time in the series when the ball is tipped at 7 p.m. inside Memorial Center. ...


MSHA Buccaneer Sports Network and Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation team up for second season of airing Lady Buccaneer basketball

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 25, 2008) - The Mountain States Health Alliance Buccaneer Sports Network and Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation have once again teamed up to air a handful of ETSU women's basketball games this 2008-09 season, with the first broadcast beginning this Wednesday night when the Lady Bucs host Appalachian State. Tip is set for 7 p.m. ...


Lady Bucs give 12th-ranked Vanderbilt a scare inside Memorial Center, 66-55

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 21, 2008) - The Vanderbilt women's basketball team have been averaging 30-point wins in its first three contests, but on Friday night in front of the largest crowd to witness a Lady Buccaneer game, the Commodores had to survive every punch ETSU threw at them. However, when it was all said and done, the 12th ranked Vanderbilt Commodores escaped with the 66-55 non-conference victory in front of 3,459 raucous fans inside Memorial Center....


Lady Bucs host 12th-ranked Vanderbilt in home opener Friday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 20, 2008) - When head coach Karen Kemp released her 2008-09 women's basketball schedule in July she knew her Lady Buccaneers would be tested early and often. On Friday night inside Memorial Center ETSU will get its biggest test of the year when the Lady Bucs host No. 12/13 Vanderbilt in their home opener at 7 p.m....


Lady Bucs to receive championship rings on Thursday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 19, 2008) - The hardware is in and now its time to be delivered....


Lady Bucs land 6-1 post out of Florida

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 19, 2008) - Head ETSU women's basketball coach Karen Kemp and her staff went after a much-needed fill, as they announced Wednesday afternoon that Ashley Crider (Orlando, Fla.) signed her National Letter of Intent to play for the Lady Buccaneers in 2009-10....


12th-ranked Vanderbilt, opportunities to win a 2008 Toyota Tundra and free gas card highlight Lady Bucs "Pack the House" event this Friday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 18, 2008) - If seeing your Atlantic Sun Champion ETSU women's basketball team take on 12th-ranked Vanderbilt Friday night was not enough firepower to "Pack the House," then how about an opportunity to try to win a 2008 Toyota Tundra, courtesy of Phil Bachman Toyota, a free gas card, and many other prizes to entice you to break the all-time Lady Buccaneer attendance record....


Live stats also available for Monday's game between ETSU and Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Nov. 18, 2008) - In addition to having live web streaming, the Chattanooga Athletic Office will also be providing live stats of Monday night's women's basketball game between the ETSU Lady Bucs and Lady Mocs. Tip is set for 7 p.m. inside McKenzie Arena....


Wiles' career night overshadowed after Lady Bucs squander 15-point second half lead to Chattanooga, 77-71

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2008) - Junior TaRonda Wiles (Danville, Va.) poured in a career-high 27 points but it was overshadowed after ETSU squandered a 15-point second half lead, and Chattanooga went on to win its home-opener, 77-71, Monday night inside McKenzie Arena....


Lady Bucs look to bounce back Monday night at Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Nov. 16, 2008) - Coming off Saturday's 10-point season-opening loss at Evansville, the ETSU women's basketball team looks to bounce back and get into the win column when they face longtime in-state rival Chattanooga on Monday night. Tip is set for 7 p.m. inside McKenzie Arena....


Evans and Washington not enough firepower to carry ETSU past Evansville, 83-73

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (Nov. 15, 2008) - Freshman Gwen Washington (Manassas, Va.) scored a game-high 21 points and junior Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) notched her 16th career double-double, but it was still not enough to overcome the hot shooting of Evansville, as the Purple Aces downed the Lady Bucs in their season-opener, 83-73, Saturday evening inside Roberts Stadium....


Lady Bucs face difficult test on season-opening road swing

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (Nov. 14, 2008) - Coming off its most historic season in program history, the 2008-09 ETSU women's basketball team is set to turn the page and hit the road for its season opener Saturday evening at Evansville. Tip is set for 5 p.m. EST inside Roberts Stadium. ...


One-on-One with Latisha Belcher

Leading up to the 2008-09 ETSU women's basketball season, the ETSU media relations office, with help from graduate assistant Lindsay Christensen, will feature player profiles on all 12 of the Lady Buccaneer student-athletes. This new segment allows fans to catch a glimpse of what each player is doing off the court, as the Lady Bucs look to make a run at their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance. ...


One-on-One with Sabrina Treakle

Leading up to the 2008-09 ETSU women's basketball season, the ETSU media relations office, with help from graduate assistant Lindsay Christensen, will feature player profiles on all 12 of the Lady Buccaneer student-athletes. This new segment allows fans to catch a glimpse of what each player is doing off the court, as the Lady Bucs look to make a run at their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance. ...


Evans leads Lady Bucs to exhibition win over Cumberlands, 82-67

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2008) - Junior Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) was one of four Lady Buccaneer players to score in double figures as she poured in a game-high 24 points, and the ETSU women's basketball team used a strong second half to defeat the University of the Cumberlands, 82-67, in an exhibition contest Monday night inside Memorial Center....


Lady Bucs host Cumberlands Monday night in an exhibition affair

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2008) - The ETSU women's basketball team will get one tune up before its season opener when the Lady Buccaneers take on University of the Cumberlands Monday night in an exhibition affair. Tip is set for 7 p.m. inside Memorial Center....


One-on-One with Brittany Daniels

Leading up to the 2008-09 ETSU women's basketball season, the ETSU media relations office, with help from graduate assistant Lindsay Christensen, will feature player profiles on all 12 of the Lady Buccaneer student-athletes. This new segment allows fans to catch a glimpse of what each player is doing off the court, as the Lady Bucs look to make a run at their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance. ...


One-on-One with Natalie Pickwell

Leading up to the 2008-09 ETSU women's basketball season, the ETSU media relations office, with help from graduate assistant Lindsay Christensen, will feature player profiles on all 12 of the Lady Buccaneer student-athletes. This new segment allows fans to catch a glimpse of what each player is doing off the court, as the Lady Bucs look to make a run at their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance. ...


Karen Kemp: Leading the Way

Being a head basketball coach didn't sound like the job Karen Kemp wanted when she was an All-American player at NAIA school Berry College. It was the yelling she didn't like. ...


One-on-One with Lady Buccaneer newcomer Shannon White

Leading up to the 2008-09 ETSU women's basketball season, the ETSU media relations office, with help from graduate assistant Lindsay Christensen, will feature player profiles on all 12 of the Lady Buccaneer student-athletes. This new segment allows fans to catch a glimpse of what each player is doing off the court, as the Lady Bucs look to make a run at their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance. ...


Lady Bucs have productive opening weekend of practice

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2008) - Coming off its most successful season in ETSU women's basketball history, head coach Karen Kemp and the Lady Buccaneers hit the hardwood for the first time this weekend, as official practices began on Friday evening inside Memorial Center....


A Day in the Life of Devin Thompson

Leading up to the 2008-09 ETSU women's basketball season, the ETSU media relations office, with help from graduate assistant Lindsay Christensen, will feature player profiles on all 12 of the Lady Buccaneer student-athletes. This new segment allows fans to catch a glimpse of what each player is doing off the court, as the Lady Bucs look to make a run at their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance. ...


ETSU Department of Athletics tips off the basketball season with "Bluenanza" event

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....


Lady Bucs tabbed first in Atlantic Sun preseason polls

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 8, 2008) - Coming off its first-ever Atlantic Sun regular season and tournament titles in program history, the ETSU women's basketball team will be counted on to defend the crown, as the Lady Buccaneers were selected first in both the conference coaches' and media polls on Wednesday....


Evans and Phillips: A Georgia Connection

Leading up to the 2008-09 ETSU women's basketball season, the ETSU media relations office, with help from graduate assistant Lindsay Christensen, will feature player profiles on all 12 of the Lady Buccaneer student-athletes. This new segment allows fans to catch a glimpse of what each player is doing off the court, as the Lady Bucs look to make a run at their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance. ...


A Day in the Life of Gwen Washington

Leading up to the 2008-09 ETSU women's basketball season, the ETSU media relations office, with help from graduate assistant Lindsay Christensen, will feature player profiles on all 12 of the Lady Buccaneer student-athletes. This new segment allows fans to catch a glimpse of what each player is doing off the court, as the Lady Bucs look to make a run at their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance. ...


A Day in the Life of Natasha Dixon

Leading up to the 2008-09 ETSU women's basketball season, the ETSU media relations office, with help from graduate assistant Lindsay Christensen, will feature player profiles on all 12 of the Lady Buccaneer student-athletes. This new segment allows fans to catch a glimpse of what each player is doing off the court, as the Lady Bucs look to make a run at their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance. ...


A Day in the Life of Tara Davis

Leading up to the 2008-09 ETSU women's basketball season, the ETSU media relations office, with help from graduate assistant Lindsay Christensen, will feature player profiles on all 12 of the Lady Buccaneer student-athletes. This new segment allows fans to catch a glimpse of what each player is doing off the court, as the Lady Bucs look to make a run at their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance. ...


A Day in the Life of TaRonda Wiles

Leading up to the 2008-09 ETSU women's basketball season, the ETSU media relations office, with help from graduate assistant Lindsay Christensen, will feature player profiles on all 12 of the Lady Buccaneer student-athletes. This new segment allows fans to catch a glimpse of what each player is doing off the court, as the Lady Bucs look to make a run at their second straight NCAA Tournament appearance....


Lady Bucs lose Daniels for 2008-09 season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2008) - Earlier this week head coach Karen Kemp and the ETSU Lady Buccaneer basketball team learned that sophomore post Brittany Daniels (Shellman, Ga.) will be sidelined for the 2008-09 season after rupturing her Achilles tendon during conditioning drills....


ETSU women's basketball debuts "Kemp's Corner"

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 3, 2008) - With the official start of the NCAA basketball season just a little over a month away, head ETSU women's basketball coach Karen Kemp has decided to give Lady Buccaneer fans a closer look into the 2008-09 season....


Kemp announces the hiring of two new assistants; Blocker promoted to recruiting coordinator

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 3, 2008) - ETSU women's basketball head coach Karen Kemp announced the hiring of two new assistant coaches and promoted DeShawne Blocker to recruiting coordinator Wednesday afternoon....


An inside look at the women's basketball grant writing team

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 2, 2008) - In March, a $45,000 grant was awarded to ETSU Athletics by the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Grant Program. The NCAA created the grant program to help grow the game of women's basketball at the grass roots level. ...


Lady Bucs set to face one of the toughest schedules in ETSU history

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 31, 2008) - Coming off its first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance, head ETSU women's basketball coach Karen Kemp released what will be considered the toughest schedule to be played in Lady Buccaneer history this upcoming 2008-09 season....


Kemp caps off 2008-09 Lady Buccaneer recruiting class

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 22, 2008) - Head ETSU women's basketball coach Karen Kemp and her staff put the finishing touches on its 2008-09 recruiting class Tuesday by announcing Natasha Dixon (Birmingham, Ala.) and Shannon White (Kansas City, Kan.) will join the Lady Bucs this upcoming season....