The possible change of heart comes after coach Mike Young left Wofford to take the coaching position at Virginia Tech following the exit of Hokies coach Buzz Williams.
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.
“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.”
Bo Hodges was East Tennessee State’s leading scorer Thursday night, but he did most of his damage without the ball in his hands.
With ETSU, UNC Greensboro and Furman battling for position in the Southern Conference tournament behind top-seeded Wofford, every game is a big one.
UNC Greensboro led the entire way and held off ETSU 75-68 in a Southern Conference game Saturday at Freedom Hall.
Sporting a championship pedigree as a player and more success on the sideline, Benavia Jenkins was introduced as East Tennessee State’s volleyball coach on Tuesday.
With head coach Steve Forbes at home thanks to a one-game suspension, the Bucs ran away from Reinhardt for a 107-60 non-conference victory Monday night at Freedom Hall.
The East Tennessee State basketball team will be short-handed Monday night when it returns home to face Reinhardt College.
East Tennessee State's strategy against Samford quarterback Devlin Hodges worked in 2016, but it didn't make much of a difference in 2017.
Quay Holmes scored three touchdowns, Artevius Smith had two interceptions and ETSU beat Mercer 21-18 on Saturday.
College basketball scheduling expert Mark Adams: “The Power Five and the Big East, they schedule together. It’s a cartel. It’s collusion although it’s legal. Those teams play 88 percent of their nonconference games at home or a neutral site. That stacks all the metrics in their favor.”
No. 25 East Tennessee State hosts Western Carolina on Saturday in the newly dubbed “Blue Ridge Border Battle,” which kicks off at 3:30 p.m. at Greene Stadium.
East Tennessee State’s basketball teams are ready to tip off the season after the men were picked third and the women shared the role of preseason favorite in the Southern Conference coaches’ poll.
Western Carolina and East Tennessee State will renew their annual gridiron clash on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The game is now dubbed the "Blue Ridge Border Battle," complete with a trophy that has a piece of rock from Sam's Gap.