ETSU’s success on the basketball court brought a smile to Steve Forbes’ face for more than one reason. The coach earned $65,000 in bonuses.
ETSU’s Steve Forbes was chosen as the winner of the Hugh Durham National Coach of the Year Award and as the District 21 coach of the year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches on Monday.
Ty Brewer, a 6-7 forward considered one of the best transfer players available and the brother of the Bucs’ Ledarrius Brewer, will play basketball for ETSU.
Steve Forbes is going to enjoy this week like he hasn’t enjoyed one in a while. He can finally relax — a bit.
Isaiah Tisdale finally got the individual recognition his ETSU teammates felt he deserved, and now they’re all going to the NCAA Tournament together.
ETSU senior Tray Boyd III had a message for teammates Isaiah Tisdale and Daivien Williamson as they exited the media room Sunday. “One more to go, boys. At least for this tournament.”
East Tennessee State took care of business in a big way Sunday against Western Carolina, and now it has a date with destiny.
Playing in front of several thousand blue-and-gold clad fans, ETSU beat VMI 70-57 on Saturday in the Southern Conference quarterfinals at Harrah’s Cherokee Center.
Steve Forbes is a history buff and he’s using examples of the past to make sure his ETSU team guards against falling into the oblivion of teams that didn’t live up to expectations come tournament time.
The East Tennessee State men’s basketball team has established its own secret to success: be unselfish and spread the scoring load.
Patrick Good had an out-of-body experience Saturday and it lifted East Tennessee State to a 68-67 victory over Western Carolina that clinched the outright Southern Conference regular-season championship.
With a chance to clinch the Southern Conference regular-season championship, ETSU welcomes Western Carolina to Freedom Hall for a 4 p.m. tipoff.
ETSU can clinch at least a share of the Southern Conference regular-season if the Bucs win at Wofford on Wednesday night.
A basketball team with a 25-4 record might not appear to need a boost two games from the end of the regular season, but that is what’s about to happen for East Tennessee State.
The top three teams in the Southern Conference race were seriously threatened Saturday. But when the smoke cleared, order had been restored and ETSU was still in first place.