JOHNSON CITY — East Tennessee State threw a little bit of everything at Hiwassee on Thursday night and the result was the expected blowout.
The East Tennessee State basketball team didn’t have much time to feel sorry for itself after Tuesday night’s opening loss to Georgia State. Not with the home opener scheduled for two nights later.
Sophomore forward Mladen Armus led the way with 12 points and 21 rebounds, while Kevon Tucker tallied a game-high 17 points and five assists.
ETSU head coach Steve Forbes has announced that the Bucs will join a new scheduling alliance for the 2019-20 season. The Alliance will be a consortium of “like-minded” mid-major programs from multiple conferences for the 2019-20 season.
The event will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 17.
Mister Jennings, ETSU’s former All-America point guard, is putting together a documentary called “4Ever.”
After posting the nation’s longest winning streak at 16 games on Feb. 12, the Bucs ended the season by losing five of their last eight games.
UNC Greensboro took care of some unfinished business Monday night by defeating ETSU 62-47 in the Southern Conference final.
Steve Forbes’ tactics rub some people outside of Johnson City the wrong way.
The East Tennessee State men’s basketball team used a lockdown defensive effort to defeat Furman 63-52 and to lock up its place in the Southern Conference tournament final.
With Bo Hodges and Mladen Armus in the starting lineup, ETSU rolled to a 77-59 victory over Chattanooga on Saturday in the Southern Conference tournament semifinals.
East Tennessee State senior guard Desonta Bradford was chosen as the Southern Conference’s basketball player of the year by the league’s coaches on Wednesday. In addition, the SoCon coaches picked ETSU’s Bo Hodges as the freshman of the year.
With a chance to ensure at least a share of the Southern Conference regular-season championship, ETSU fell to Wofford on 75-71 Friday night at Freedom Hall.
The Citadel came into Freedom Hall and made 13 shots from 3-point range in an 84-82 victory over ETSU on Tuesday night.
“It’s an honor and a privilege to be the head coach at ETSU. I look forward to continuing our program’s success both on and off the court in partnership with my staff and our fans who make this job so great.”