ETSU, A-Sun Receives NCAA Women's Basketball Grant

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 24, 2010) - On Wednesday, the NCAA announced that the Atlantic Sun joined 13 other schools and conferences receiving funds as part of the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Grant Program to increase awareness, exposure and attendance of women's basketball....


Lady Bucs continue adding depth for 2010-11

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 8, 2010) - Head ETSU women's basketball coach Karen Kemp and her staff announced Tuesday that Jasmine McIntosh (Bowie, Md.) has signed to play for the Lady Bucs starting in 2010-11....


Atlantic Sun announces additional All-Conference honors

MACON, Ga. (May 12, 2010) - An internal audit conducted on all-conference balloting resulted in the discovery of inconsistencies that have led to All-Conference honors and individual award winners being added in three sports - women's soccer, men's soccer, and women's basketball. Following the re-count, senior guard/forward TaRonda Wiles (Danville, Va.) was named co-Player of the Year with teammate Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) in women's basketball, while sophomore keeper Megan Masch (Virginia Beach, Va.) landed Second Team All-Atlantic Sun honors....


Mitchell signs NLI with Lady Bucs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 4, 2010) - Head ETSU women's basketball coach Karen Kemp and her staff announced Tuesday that Destiny Mitchell (Bluffton, Ga.) has signed a national letter of intent to play for the Lady Bucs starting in the 2010-11 season....


Lady Bucs release Crider; Good leaves program

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 29, 2010) - Head ETSU women's basketball coach Karen Kemp and her staff announced Thursday afternoon that freshman post player Ashley Crider (Orlando, Fla.) has been released from the Lady Bucs, while freshman local product Johneshia Good (Johnson City) has decided to leave the program....


Kemp receives three-year contract extension

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 21, 2010) - On Tuesday night the Lady Buccaneer women's basketball team held its end of the year banquet, and ETSU Director of Athletics Dave Mullins announced head coach Karen Kemp received a three-year contract extension which lasts through the 2014-15 season. ...


ETSU women's basketball to hold end of year banquet on April 20

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 15, 2010) - Coming off its third straight NCAA Tournament appearance, the ETSU women's basketball team will like to invite its fans to the end of year banquet on Tuesday, April 20....


Bucs' basketball still making splash in Big Apple

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 25, 2010) - Though its seasons may have come to an end, both the ETSU men's and women's basketball programs have continued to garner major exposure for the university over the last week in the world's largest media market....


Kemp changes Lady Buccaneer image

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 26, 2010) - Four 20-plus win campaigns. Four straight postseason appearances. Three consecutive trips to the NCAA Tournament. ...


Wiles, Evans capture A-Sun scoring and rebounding titles

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 25, 2010) - Just days after having their Lady Buccaneer playing career come to an end, seniors TaRonda Wiles (Danville, Va.) and Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) continued receiving more accolades on Thursday....


Lady Bucs' upset bid falls short against Xavier in NCAA Tournament, 94-82

CINCINNATI, Ohio (March 21, 2010) - The Lady Bucs threw everything they could - and then some - at the fifth-ranked Xavier Musketeers on Sunday afternoon in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. ...


Lady Bucs set to take on Xavier Sunday afternoon in NCAA Tournament

CINCINNATI, Ohio (March 20, 2010) - On Sunday afternoon the Lady Bucs will be making their third straight NCAA Tournament appearance when ETSU squares off with third-seeded Xavier at 2:30 p.m. inside the Cintas Center....


Papa John's Challenges NCAA Basketball Fans to Dish out Donations to Support Coaches, Fight Cancer

ATLANTA, Ga. (March 18, 2010) - When it comes to cheering for their favorite schools during NCAA March Madness, basketball fans are being asked to put their money where their mouth is - in the Papa John's "Coaches Code Challenge" to raise money for The V Foundation for Cancer Research and The Kay Yow/WBCA Cancer Fund....


Ticket information released for first and second round games in Cincinnati

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 16, 2010) - Ticket prices for first and second round games of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament were released on Tuesday, and Lady Buccaneer fans looking to purchase tickets are asked to contact the Xavier Ticket Office. ...


Lady Bucs to face fifth-ranked Xavier in first round of NCAA Tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 15, 2010) - After being the first team to punch its ticket to the NCAA Tournament over a week ago, the ETSU women's basketball team finally learned its seed and first round match-up on Monday evening during the ESPN selection show....


ETSU athletics to host "two" NCAA Selection Show parties

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2010) - With both the ETSU men's and women's basketball teams earning a trip to the NCAA Tournament after securing victories in the Atlantic Sun Conference championships, the Buccaneers' athletic department will host Selection Show gatherings on back-to-back nights next week....


Ticket plans announced for NCAA Tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2010) - With both men's and women's basketball teams advancing to NCAA postseason play, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced procedures for taking ticket orders and how those requests will be met....


Wiles' game-winner sends Lady Bucs dancing for third straight year

MACON, Ga. (March 6, 2010) - Some call her T, others call her T-Ro, but for senior TaRonda Wiles (Danville, Va.) she now holds the biggest shot in Lady Buccaneer history....


Lady Bucs, UNF to square off in A-Sun Championship game on Saturday

MACON, Ga. (March 5, 2010) - For the fourth straight year the ETSU women's basketball team will be playing in the Atlantic Sun championship game, as the Lady Bucs square off with North Florida on Saturday. Tip is set for noon inside Mercer's University Center....


Lady Bucs survive and advance to A-Sun Championship by holding off Belmont, 77-63

MACON, Ga. (March 5, 2010) - They say beating a team three times in one season is never easy, but the Lady Bucs managed to pull off the Tri-Fecta over Belmont on Friday afternoon. ...


Lady Bucs to face Belmont in A-Sun semifinals on Friday

MACON, Ga. (March 4, 2010) - The ETSU women's basketball team will take on fourth-seeded Belmont on Friday afternoon in the semifinals of the 2010 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament. Tip is set for noon inside Mercer's University Center. ...


Lady Bucs show "No Mercy" in A-Sun quarterfinals, 84-49

MACON, Ga. (March 3, 2010) - Prior to Monday's practice, junior point guard Tara Davis (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) came to the team with a new motto for the conference tournament - "No Mercy."...


Evans captures second straight Player of the Year honor; Wiles one of three unanimous First Team selections

MACON, Ga. (March 2, 2010) - Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) and TaRonda Wiles (Danville, Va.) continued adding more accolades to their resumes on Tuesday afternoon as the Atlantic Sun announced its 2009-10 all-conference winners, but for the pair of seniors, the biggest achievement will hopefully be securing the Lady Bucs' third straight NCAA Tournament appearance this upcoming weekend in Macon, Ga....


Lady Bucs' run for third straight A-Sun tournament title begins Wednesday afternoon

MACON, Ga. (March 2, 2010) - The Lady Bucs' quest for a third straight Atlantic Sun Tournament title begins on Wednesday afternoon when top-seeded ETSU takes on number eight seed Stetson in a quarterfinal match-up inside Mercer's University Center. Tip is set for noon....


Evans named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week; ends career with seven weekly honors

MACON, Ga. (March 1, 2010) - After averaging a double-double and help guiding the Lady Bucs to their second Atlantic Sun regular season title in the last three years, senior guard/forward Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) was named Player of the Week, announced the league office on Monday afternoon. ...


Lady Bucs, Stetson to kick off 2010 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament on Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2010) - With the final game of regular season play coming to an end on Saturday night, the brackets have been set for the 2010 General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Tournament....


A-Sun Champs Again!!! Lady Bucs capture regular season title with win over Jacksonville, 79-70

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 27, 2010) - Sharing was not an option for the Lady Bucs on Saturday afternoon....


Lady Bucs look to wrap up A-Sun regular season title outright on Saturday

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2010) - The ETSU women's basketball team knows only one thing stands in front of them and winning the Atlantic Sun regular season title outright on Saturday afternoon - the Jacksonville Dolphins. ...


Lady Bucs oust Ospreys with late rally, 68-58

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2010) - Trailing by seven with less than ten minutes to play, the Lady Bucs' Atlantic Sun regular season title hopes were hanging by a thread. However, ETSU closed out the game on a 26-9 run and rallied past UNF, 68-58, to clinch at least a share of the regular season title on Thursday night inside UNF Arena....


Lady Bucs look to take care of business in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2010) - The ETSU women's basketball team hopes to take care of business this weekend and secure at least a share of an Atlantic Sun regular season crown in Jacksonville....


Lady Bucs cap off perfect home record on Senior Day, 88-67

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2010) - After suffering a seven-point loss to USC Upstate back in January, the ETSU women's basketball team was destined to get revenge and protect its home floor in the rematch on Monday night....


Davis' dominating performance lands her Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 22, 2010) - Junior point guard Tara Davis (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) has given the Lady Bucs a huge spark over the last seven games, and on Monday afternoon the league office named her Atlantic Sun Player of the Week after her dominating performance at Campbell on Thursday night....


Lady Bucs look to cap off perfect home mark on Senior Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2010) - The ETSU women's basketball team will look to send off senior standouts Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) and TaRonda Wiles (Danville, Va.) with a perfect home record on Monday night, as the Lady Bucs take on USC Upstate in their home finale. Tip is set for 7 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


ETSU Women's Basketball Grant Team Launches "Buc for a Buc" Stimulus Package for Monday Night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2010) - Buccaneer fans looking for a fun and affordable evening, should plan on attending the ETSU/USC Upstate women's basketball game on Monday night at 7 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Lady Bucs remain perfect against Campbell, 77-67

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (Feb. 18, 2010) - Junior point guard Tara Davis (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) led the Lady Bucs with a game-high 22 points and senior Preseason Atlantic Sun Player of the Year Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) tallied 14 points and 15 rebounds, as ETSU kept its unblemished record over Campbell intact with its 77-67 victory on Thursday night inside Gore Arena....


Lady Bucs travel to Buies Creek for showdown at Campbell

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (Feb. 17, 2010) - On Thursday night the current top two seeds in next month's General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Tournament are set to square off on the hardwood, as the ETSU Lady Bucs travel to Buies Creek, N.C. to face Campbell. Tip is set for 7 p.m. inside the John W. Pope Convocation Center. ...


Lady Bucs lock up number one seed with 18-point win over Kennesaw State, 81-63

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2010) - With emotions riding high inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center, the Lady Bucs were able to overcome a sluggish start and secure the top seed in next month's Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament with an 81-63 victory over Kennesaw State on Saturday afternoon....


Lady Bucs look to extend home winning streak to ten on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2010) - The Lady Bucs' home winning streak is at nine and counting....


Evans joins Lady Buccaneer elite; ETSU downs Mercer, 83-71

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2010) - When senior Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) stepped on ETSU's campus four years ago the Lady Buccaneer faithful were getting the total package....


Lady Bucs, Mercer still scheduled to play Thursday night at 7 p.m.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2010) - Despite being hit with a snowstorm and frigid temperatures in the Tri-Cities area on Wednesday, the ETSU women's basketball team is still scheduled to take on Mercer Thursday night at 7 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


ETSU women's basketball puts home unbeaten streak on the line Thursday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 10, 2010) - Coming off a turbulent Florida road swing this past weekend, the ETSU women's basketball team returns home to the friendly confines of the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center when the Lady Bucs host Mercer on Thursday night. Tip is set for 7 p.m. ...


Lady Bucs look to pack the Dome in pink on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 9, 2010) - The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) officially begins the 2010 WBCA Pink Zone™ on Friday, Feb. 12, and this Saturday afternoon when the Lady Bucs tip off against Kennesaw State at 1:30 p.m., ETSU will join in as one of 1,350 schools and organizations to participate in the initiative....


Lady Bucs clip Hatters in DeLand, 57-55

DELAND, Fla. (Feb. 6, 2010) - For the second straight year the Lady Bucs walked into Stetson's Edmunds Center and walked out with a huge sigh of relief....


Lady Bucs look to bounce back Saturday at Stetson

DELAND, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2010) - Coming off its most lopsided loss since joining the Atlantic Sun Conference in 2005-06, the ETSU women's basketball team looks to bounce back into the win column when the Lady Bucs face Stetson on Saturday afternoon. Tip is set for 3 p.m. inside the Edmunds Center....


FGCU's hot shooting dismantles Lady Bucs, 92-55

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2010) - The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles put on a shooting clinic Thursday evening, and unfortunately the Lady Bucs fell victim to it. ...


Lady Bucs, FGCU battle for first-place Thursday night

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 3, 2010) - Both the ETSU and Florida Gulf Coast women's basketball teams will put a pair of winning streaks on the line Thursday evening when the conference rivals battle for first-place in the Atlantic Sun standings. Tip is set for 5:15 p.m. inside Alico Arena....


Second half surge carries Lady Bucs to record-setting ninth straight win, 87-65

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2010) - The Lady Bucs started the second half on a 21-2 run and they never looked back, as the ETSU women's basketball team notched its record-setting ninth straight win with an 87-65 victory over Belmont on Monday night inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Lady Bucs go for series sweep over Belmont on Monday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2010) - The ETSU women's basketball team will look to go for the series sweep over Belmont on Monday evening, as the in-state rivals square off inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. Tip time is set for 4:45 p.m....


Lady Bucs overcome sluggish start to defeat Lipscomb, 82-59

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn (Jan. 30, 2010) - A sluggish start and snowstorm still couldn't slow down the Lady Bucs on Saturday afternoon....


Surging Lady Bucs searching for eighth straight win on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn (Jan. 29, 2010) - The red-hot ETSU women's basketball team puts its season-best seven-game winning streak on the line Saturday afternoon when the Lady Bucs host Lipscomb in Atlantic Sun Conference action. Tip is set for 1:30 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Lady Bucs cruise past Campbell for seventh straight victory, 88-65

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2010) - Since receiving a wake-up call earlier this month at USC Upstate, the ETSU women's basketball team has been on a mission and Wednesday night's target were the Lady Camels of Campbell....


Lady Bucs look to continue winning ways on Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2010) - Fresh off a Nashville sweep last weekend, the ETSU women's basketball team will look to continue its winning ways when the Lady Bucs return home and host Campbell on Wednesday evening. Tip is set for 4:45 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Lady Bucs complete Nashville sweep with win over Belmont, 81-67

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2010) - How sweep it is!...


Lady Bucs, Bruins square off in afternoon matinee inside the Music City

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2010) - The ETSU women's basketball team will put its season-long five-game winning streak on the line when the Lady Bucs square off with Belmont on Saturday afternoon inside the Curb Event Center. Tip is set for 3 p.m. (Eastern)....


Evans' toughness leads Lady Bucs to eighth straight win inside Allen Arena

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 21, 2010) - One thing is for certain, Lipscomb's Allen Arena can be considered a new home away from home for the ETSU women's basketball team....


Lady Bucs take high-flying offense on the road to Music City

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 20, 2010) - One thing the Lady Bucs have excelled in this season is generating a lot of offense....


Evans continues to impress; captures sixth career Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 18, 2010) - Healthy or not, senior Preseason Atlantic Sun Player of the Year selection Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) continues to impress....


Lady Bucs continue to roll, snap Florida Gulf Coast's 22-game conference winning streak

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2010) - Once again the Atlantic Sun Conference leaders didn't disappoint in a showdown between ETSU and Florida Gulf Coast....


A-Sun leaders set to collide on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 15, 2010) - Two years ago the ETSU women's basketball team captured both the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season and tournament titles. However, a year later, the tournament title was still in the hands of the Lady Bucs, but Florida Gulf Coast came in and captured the regular season crown. On Saturday afternoon the Lady Bucs look to get some revenge and snap the Eagles' 22-game conference win streak when the two A-Sun favorites collide inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center at 1:30 pm....


Lady Bucs use strong first half to top Hatters, 78-59

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2010) - The ETSU women's basketball team outscored Stetson 39-17 in the first half and the Lady Bucs hung on to defeat the Hatters, 78-59, on Thursday evening inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


ETSU Women's Basketball Grant Team Launches Dean's Challenge

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2010) - Over the past two years, the ETSU women's basketball grant team has been working hard to increase awareness of the sport and attendance at home games. On Wednesday morning, the team announced it has launched a new program to help generate both tactics by introducing the Dean's Challenge....


Lady Bucs return home to host Stetson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2010) - After finishing off a season-long five-game road swing on a positive note, the ETSU women's basketball team finally returns home for the first time in 2010, when the Lady Bucs host Stetson on Thursday evening. Tip is set for 4:45 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Davis, Evans carry Lady Bucs to win at Mercer, 81-60

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 9, 2010) - Senior Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) and junior point guard Tara Davis (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) weren't going to let their Lady Buccaneer teammates down on Saturday afternoon inside Mercer's University Center....


Lady Bucs look to close out road swing on a high note Saturday

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 8, 2010) - The ETSU women's basketball team looks to close out its season-long five-game road swing on a high note on Saturday afternoon when the Lady Bucs take on Mercer. Tip is set for 1 p.m. inside the University Center. ...


Lady Bucs bounce back nicely with 31-point win in Kennesaw, 90-59

KENNESAW, Ga. (Jan. 7, 2010) - Following a stunning seven-point loss at USC Upstate on Monday evening, the Lady Bucs had one of two directions to take heading into their game with Kennesaw State - respond with a statement win or fold....


Lady Bucs look to snap three-game losing skid in Kennesaw

KENNESAW, Ga. (Jan. 6, 2010) - Coming off a stunning seven-point loss at USC Upstate, the ETSU women's basketball team looks to regroup and snap a three-game losing skid when the Lady Bucs take on Kennesaw State on Thursday afternoon. Tip is set for 3 p.m. inside the KSU Convocation Center....


Spartans stun Lady Bucs in Spartanburg, 85-78

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 4, 2010) - If the Lady Bucs want any chance of making a third straight trip to the NCAA Tournament, they better find a way to strengthen its defense - especially in the post....


Lady Bucs begin A-Sun run with trip to USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 3, 2010) - After wrapping up non-conference play with back-to-back road losses to top-20 programs, the ETSU women's basketball team will now focus its attention to Atlantic Sun action for the remaining 18 regular season contests, beginning Monday evening at USC Upstate. Tip is set for 4:30 p.m. inside G.B. Hodge Center....


Lady Bucs fall to seventh ranked Tar Heels, 104-65

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Dec. 31, 2009) - North Carolina's size and athleticism kicked in to start the second half and it proved to be too much for the Lady Bucs to overcome, as ETSU fell to the seventh ranked Tar Heels 104-65 on Thursday afternoon inside Carmichael Auditorium....


Lady Bucs fall to seventh ranked Tar Heels, 104-65

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Dec. 31, 2009) - North Carolina's size and athleticism kicked in to start the second half and it proved to be too much for the Lady Bucs to overcome, as ETSU fell to the seventh ranked Tar Heels 104-65 on Thursday afternoon inside Carmichael Auditorium....


Lady Bucs wrap up non-conference play at No. 7 North Carolina on Thursday

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Dec. 30, 2009) - The Lady Bucs have played a difficult non-conference schedule, but on Thursday afternoon ETSU will face its biggest test of the season when they travel to Chapel Hill for a battle with the No. 7 North Carolina Tar Heels. Tip is set for 2 p.m. inside Carmichael Auditorium....


Wiles' 30-point effort not enough to lift Lady Bucs past 16th ranked Commodores, 96-83

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 28, 2009) - Senior TaRonda Wiles (Danville, Va.) poured in a game high 30 points, but it was not enough to hold off 16th ranked Vanderbilt, as the Commodores defeated the Lady Bucs 96-83 on Monday night inside Memorial Gymnasium....


Evans claims Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (Dec. 28, 2009) - Senior guard Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) wasn't at full strength last week, but that didn't stop the Griffin, Ga. native from receiving Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honors, which was announced Monday by the league office. ...


Lady Bucs begin season long five-game road swing Monday night in the Music City

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 27, 2009) - The ETSU women's basketball team returns to the hardwood on Monday night, as the Lady Bucs begin a season long five-game road swing with a showdown against the nationally ranked Vanderbilt Commodores inside Memorial Gym. Tip is set for 8 p.m. (Eastern)....


Clutch free throw shooting lifts Lady Bucs past Jacksonville, 77-72

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 21, 2009) - It wasn't pretty, but in the end the Lady Bucs got the statistic that means the most - a victory....


Lady Bucs return to conference action Monday versus Jacksonville

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 20, 2009) - After suffering a heartbreaking five-point loss at Appalachian State last Thursday evening, the ETSU women's basketball team looks to regroup and get back on track when the Lady Bucs host Jacksonville on Monday afternoon. Tip is set for 4:45 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Lady Bucs at Kennesaw State game time changed to 3 p.m.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 18, 2009) - The Atlantic Sun Conference office announced Friday morning, the game time of the ETSU women's basketball contest at Kennesaw State has been moved up to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7 inside the KSU Convocation Center....


Defensive struggles, cold shooting down the stretch doom Lady Bucs in Boone

BOONE, N.C. (Dec. 17, 2009) - With senior Atlantic Sun Conference Preseason Player of the Year Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) watching on the bench in street clothes, the ETSU women's basketball team needed to pick up its play and rally behind her....


Lady Bucs gunning for third straight win Thursday in Boone

BOONE, N.C. (Dec. 16, 2009) - After having a 12-day break to focus on final exams, the ETSU women's basketball team returns to action when the Lady Bucs and Appalachian State renew their longtime rivalry on Thursday night. Tip is set for 5 p.m. inside the Holmes Center....


ETSU's "Family Day" generates positive results

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 8, 2009) - Last Saturday, the ETSU women's basketball grant team partnered with WCQR to host "Family Day" during the Lady Bucs' Atlantic Sun Conference opener versus North Florida inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center....


Lady Bucs oust Ospreys in Atlantic Sun opener, 82-54

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 5, 2009) - The Lady Bucs have been scoring in bunches their last two games....


Lady Bucs host UNF in Atlantic Sun opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 4, 2009) - After covering over 11,000 miles on a four-game road swing, the ETSU women's basketball team is set to return to Memorial Center and open Atlantic Sun Conference play when the Lady Bucs host North Florida on Saturday afternoon. Tip is set for 1 p.m....


Lady Bucs host special "Family Day" on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 1, 2009) - Buccaneer fans looking for a fun and affordable day with their families during the holiday season should come out to ETSU's Memorial Center on Saturday, Dec. 5 when the Lady Bucs host a special "Family Day."...


ETSU's Belcher to miss remainder of season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 1, 2009) - Head ETSU women's basketball coach Karen Kemp and the Buccaneer athletic training staff announced Tuesday afternoon, senior post Latisha Belcher (Martinsville, Va.) will miss the remainder of the season....


Evans, Gordon lift Lady Bucs to overtime win over Hawai'i, 94-83

HONOLULU, Hawai'i (Nov. 29, 2009) - An extra five minutes of play was needed, but in the end it was worth it for the Lady Bucs. ...


ETSU's upset bid falls short against 13th ranked Arizona State, 80-67

HONOLULU, Hawai'i (Nov. 28, 2009) - Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, but it was not enough to upset No. 13/17 ranked Arizona State, as the Sun Devils closed out the final six minutes on a 16-5 run to off ETSU 80-67 on Saturday afternoon inside Hawaii's Stan Sherriff Center....


Lady Bucs begin play in Rainbow Wahine Classic on Saturday

HONOLULU, Hawai'i (Nov. 27, 2009) - After having a few days to sightsee and adjust to the five hour time change, the ETSU women's basketball team is set to return to the hardwood on Saturday evening as the Lady Bucs take on No. 13/17 Arizona state. Tip time is set for 2 p.m. (HT), 7 p.m. (ET) inside the Stan Sherriff Center....


Wiles pours in 26, but Lady Bucs fall at Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Nov. 22, 2009) - Senior TaRonda Wiles (Danville, Va.) poured in a game-high 26 points and Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) notched her 35th career double-double, but Arkansas' strong second half was too much for the Lady Bucs to handle, as the Razorbacks downed ETSU 95-78 on Sunday afternoon inside Bud Walton Arena....


Lady Bucs look to bounce back at Arkansas on Sunday

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Nov. 21, 2009) - After suffering its first loss of the season last weekend at Mississippi State, the ETSU women's basketball team will look to bounce back into the win column on Sunday afternoon when the Lady Bucs face their second straight SEC foe - Arkansas. Tip is set for 4 p.m. (Eastern) inside Bud Walton Arena....


Kemp to take leave of absence from Lady Bucs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 18, 2009) - Head ETSU women's basketball coach Karen Kemp announced Wednesday that she is taking a leave of absence from the Lady Bucs....


Lady Bucs ink three during early signing period

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 18, 2009) - Head ETSU women's basketball coach Karen Kemp and her staff announced Wednesday, the Lady Bucs have signed three recruits for the 2010-11 season....


Lady Bucs fall to Mississippi State in Starkville, 80-50

STARVILLE, Miss. (Nov. 15, 2009) - A 24-9 run over the final 10 minutes of the first half was all Mississippi State needed to break things open, as the Lady Bulldogs handed the ETSU women's basketball team its first loss of the season, 80-50, on Sunday afternoon inside Humphrey Coliseum....


Lady Bucs' "Amazing Race" adventure begins Sunday in Starkville

STARKVILLE, Miss. (Nov. 14, 2009) - The first leg of ETSU's four-game road swing makes a stop in Starkville for a showdown with SEC contender Mississippi State on Sunday afternoon. Tip is scheduled for 3 p.m. (Eastern) inside Humphrey Coliseum....


Lady Bucs derail Chattanooga in season opener, 85-61

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 13, 2009) - The third time was the charm for the Lady Bucs. ...


Lady Bucs and Chattanooga clash in regular season opener Friday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 12, 2009) - After averaging 25-point victories in its two exhibition games, the ETSU women's basketball team is set to kick off the 2009-10 campaign Friday night, when the Lady Bucs host instate and former SoCon rival Chattanooga. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside Memorial Center....


Lady Bucs set to "Pack the House" on Friday night versus Chattanooga

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 9, 2009) - Last season the Lady Bucs drew a record-setting 3,459 fans when ETSU "Packed the House" against nationally ranked Vanderbilt in its season opener. On Friday night when the Lady Bucs host longtime in-state and former SoCon rival Chattanooga, ETSU looks to smash the record en route to winning its second consecutive NCAA Pack the House Challenge in 2009-10. ...


Lady Bucs storm past King, 96-59

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 7, 2009) - A 38-4 Lady Buccaneer run midway throughout the first half was all ETSU needed to hold off King College on Saturday afternoon, as the Blue and Gold stormed past the Tornado 96-59 in their final exhibition game inside Memorial Center....


Lady Bucs wrap up exhibition play versus King on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 6, 2009) - The Lady Bucs get one final chance to work the kinks out before their regular season kicks off in a week, when ETSU hosts King College in its final exhibition game on Saturday afternoon inside Memorial Center. Tip time is set for noon. ...


CSS to televise Lady Bucs/USC Upstate game on Feb. 22

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2009) - The ETSU women's basketball team learned on Monday afternoon that its final home game versus USC Upstate will be televised live on CSS as the Atlantic Sun Game of the Week....


ETSU women's basketball moves Saturday's game time to noon

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2009) - Head ETSU women's basketball coach Karen Kemp announced Monday morning the Lady Bucs have moved Saturday's game time with King College to a noon tip-off....


Second half intensity carries Lady Bucs to 13-point win over Cumberlands

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 1, 2009) - After not showing any firepower or intensity in the first 20 minutes against Cumberlands, the ETSU women's basketball team dug deep and made a statement in the second half, as the Lady Bucs downed the Patriots 74-61 in the exhibition opener inside Memorial Center on Sunday afternoon....


Lady Bucs host Cumberlands in exhibition opener on Sunday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 31, 2009) - After months of individual workouts and a few weeks of team practice, the ETSU women's basketball team will finally lace up the sneakers for the first time in 2009-10, as the Lady Bucs host Cumberlands on Sunday afternoon inside Memorial Center. Tip is set for 1:30 p.m....


Evans named Preseason Mid-Major Honorable Mention by Full Court Press

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 26, 2009) - Two and half weeks ago senior guard/forward Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) was named the Preseason Player of the Year in the Atlantic Sun Conference, and on Monday afternoon the Lady Buccaneer standout was named Preseason Mid-Major Honorable Mention by Full Court Press....


Lady Bucs release White from basketball program

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn (Oct. 23, 2009) - Head ETSU women's basketball coach Karen Kemp announced Friday evening that junior forward Shannon White (Kansas City, Kan.) has been released from the Lady Buccaneer program....


Lady Bucs hit the hardwood for first time on Friday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 16, 2009) - Basketball season is upon us in Johnson City....


ETSU women's basketball volunteers time at Buc Habitat House

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 15, 2009) - Prior to hitting the hardwood for its first practice of the 2009-10 season on Friday, the ETSU women's basketball team took some time away from competition and practice to volunteer efforts at the Buc Habitat House on Thursday afternoon....


ETSU hoops set to host second annual "Bluenanza"

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2009) - For the second straight year, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Association (BASA) are inviting Buccaneer fans to welcome the 2009-10 basketball season at the "Bluenanza" tipoff event presented by Phil Bachman Toyota, Thursday, Oct. 22 inside the Memorial Center....


Lady Bucs tabbed A-Sun Tournament champs; Evans named Preseason Player of the Year

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 7, 2009) - After making its second consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament a year ago, the ETSU women's basketball team was picked to repeat again in 2009-10, as the Atlantic Sun Preseason Polls were released on Wednesday afternoon. Meanwhile, senior leader Siarre Evans (Griffin, Ga.) was one of three Lady Buccaneer players to land on the all-conference team after being tabbed Preseason Player of the Year. ...


ETSU women's basketball spends time giving back to the community

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 7, 2009) - The ETSU women's basketball players and staff took time out of its busy schedule to volunteer at the 11th Annual Food Show on Wednesday morning at Freedom Hall....


DeVault to play overseas in Iceland

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 4, 2009) - When former Lady Buccaneer sharpshooter Michele DeVault (Columbus, Ohio) stepped off the court for the final time in an ETSU uniform at the 2008 NCAA Tournament, she knew it wouldn't be the last time she would lace up her sneakers....


Lady Bucs unveil 2009-10 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 12, 2009) - After what was considered its toughest schedule in program history in 2008-09, the ETSU women's basketball team is in for another run at the gauntlet this upcoming season, as head coach Karen Kemp released the Lady Bucs' 2009-10 schedule on Wednesday....


ETSU's Breedlove to serve on NCAA Division I Legislative Council

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 28, 2009) - East Tennessee State University Senior Associate Athletic Director/Senior Woman Administrator Barbie Breedlove learned Tuesday afternoon that she has been appointed by Atlantic Sun Commissioner Ted Gumbart to serve on the NCAA Division I Legislative Council....


Kemp receives contract extension; Blocker named Associate Head Coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 21, 2009) - After leading the Lady Buccaneer basketball program to back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances, head coach Karen Kemp was given a contract extension through the 2012 season, announced Tuesday by ETSU Director of Athletics Dave Mullins . In addition, after spending the past three seasons as an assistant coach, DeShawne Blocker has been promoted to Associate Head Coach....


Austin to be a two-sport athlete at ETSU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 7, 2009) - The ETSU women's track and field and basketball team received stellar news on Tuesday, as they learned Tosha Austin (Chattanooga, Tenn.) has signed her national letter of intent to compete for the Lady Bucs in 2009-10. Austin, who signed her NLI with track and field, will also be a walk-on for head coach Karen Kemp's Lady Buccaneer squad....