Charlie Weber, a 6-foot-9, 212-pound forward, played at Bishop O’Connell, a member of the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference.
Steve Forbes’ best recruit turned out to be one he already had.
Forward Mladen Armus landed at Boise State following his transfer from East Tennessee State.
The East Tennessee State men’s basketball team is suddenly looking for help in the post after sophomore forward Mladen Armus put his name in the NCAA transfer portal.
It wasn’t where the East Tennessee State men’s basketball team wanted the season to end, but the Bucs take playing in the Collegeinsider.com Postseason Tournament seriously.
ETSU accepted a bid to the Collegeinsider.com Postseason Tournament late Sunday night and will host Green Bay on Wednesday at Freedom Hall.
The future looks bright for the East Tennessee State men’s basketball team, although the door isn’t completely closed on this season.
Fletcher Magee put on a circus-like shooting exhibition in No. 22 Wofford’s 81-72 win over ETSU in the Southern Conference tournament semifinals Sunday.
ETSU beat in-state rival Chattanooga 68-64 Saturday in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference men’s basketball tournament at U.S. Cellular Center.
“I don’t want to go home anytime soon. Our goal this year is to win a conference championship and go to the (NCAA) tournament, so this is a big milestone for us.”
After closing the season on a three-game winning streak, ETSU’s women hope to carry that momentum into Thursday’s Southern Conference tournament game against Wofford.
Junior forward Jeromy Rodriguez, the SoCon’s leading rebounder, was ETSU’s only first-team selection. He was voted first team by the media and second team by the league’s coaches.
Tray Boyd III hit 8 of 11 shots from the field and scored a career-high 24 points on Saturday to lead ETSU to an 81-74 win over Western Carolina in the regular-season finale at Freedom Hall.
Isaiah Miller scored on a drive with 3.8 seconds remaining Sunday and UNC Greensboro beat ETSU for the second time this season, 60-59.
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.