The teams that met in the 2010 Atlantic Sun Conference tournament title game once had a heated rivalry, but it’s been all Bucs since Steve Forbes took over as ETSU’s coach four years ago.
Saturday’s 91-61 loss at Furman was ETSU’s worst defeat in Steve Forbes’ four seasons as coach.
Bo Hodges did a little bit of everything and ETSU beat Chattanooga 77-64 on Saturday at McKenzie Arena for its seventh consecutive victory against its in-state Southern Conference rival
Patrick Good’s last outing got him into the East Tennessee State basketball record book Saturday night. It also earned him a Southern Conference award Tuesday.
Sophomore point guard Patrick Good broke the school record with 11 3-point goals and scored a career-high 35 points in the Bucs’ 91-69 win over Western Carolina on Saturday.
UNC Greensboro led the entire way and held off ETSU 75-68 in a Southern Conference game Saturday at Freedom Hall.
Saturday’s 72-68 overtime victory at Mercer was the Bucs’ 16th January victory in a row over the past three seasons. Last season, nine victories during the school record-tying 16-game winning streak came in January.
East Tennessee State escaped with a 72-68 overtime victory against Mercer on Saturday. Jeromy Rodriguez had 20 points and 18 rebounds and Patrick Good made four free throws in the final 17 seconds.
The Bucs are on a five-game winning streak and if they plan to continue it, they’ll likely need more performances like the one they put together in a 96-70 victory against Chattanooga on Saturday.
Greg Dennis, the smooth-shooting 6-foot-11 center who finished his career in 1992 as ETSU’s all-time leading scorer with 2,204 points, had his jersey retired before Saturday’s game with Chattanooga.
Tray Boyd III had his second big game in a row and ETSU rolled past Chattanooga 96-70 in a Southern Conference game at Freedom Hall on Saturday.
East Tennessee State romped to an 89-61 win over Norfolk State on Saturday night in the championship game of the Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational.
ETSU trailed Tennessee by just eight points with four minutes to go in the third quarter before the No. 9 Lady Vols pulled away for an 80-61 win at Thompson-Boling Arena on Friday night.
ETSU held Wyoming to 1-of-26 shooting in the first half of a 76-53 victory Friday night in the Sun Bowl Invitational at UTEP.
East Tennessee State finally put together the complete game that coach Steve Forbes had been looking for.