JOHNSON CITY — The East Tennessee State basketball team is about to have some brotherly love next season.
You can certainly say Silas Adheke has come a long way in his basketball career, and it has nothing to do with the 5,700 miles between Johnson City and Lagos, Nigeria.
Bucs coach Steve Forbes made it official with the acquisitions of three transfers —Tennessee’s Jalen Johnson, Northern Kentucky’s Silas Adheke and Southeastern Louisiana’s Ty Brewer. All three had committed to the program earlier.
The sudden and premature end to the college basketball season left East Tennessee State’s players wondering what could have been. It’s a question that will never be answered, but one they might ask themselves every day.
JOHNSON CITY — Maybe a tweet is no way to end a career. At least that’s the way Steve Forbes sees it.
East Tennessee State basketball fans expected to be excited about traveling to see their team play in the NCAA Tournament next week. Instead, they’ll have to watch on TV.
As the East Tennessee State players were celebrating their Southern Conference basketball championship, nobody was happier than Joe Hugley.
ETSU’s Isaiah Tisdale would have been a perfect fit for the old Oakland Raiders, whose owner Al Davis came up with the slogan “Just win baby.”
The East Tennessee State basketball team won’t be in action again until Saturday, but the Bucs did a little celebrating on Wednesday.
Tray Boyd spurred a comeback and the Bucs used two spectacular plays down the stretch to beat Wofford 60-54 in a Southern Conference basketball game Wednesday night at Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium.
East Tennessee State seized control of the Southern Conference race with a 75-66 victory over Furman in a game that lived up to its billing in both atmosphere and quality of play.
It took a while, but once the East Tennessee State basketball team got rolling, The Citadel didn’t have an answer.
Tray Boyd left his conscience back in Johnson City, and that was a good thing for the East Tennessee State basketball team.
Mercer ran cold-shooting East Tennessee State out of the gym for a surprising 71-55 victory Wednesday night in a Southern Conference basketball game as Djordje Dimitrijevic scored 18 points.
Joe Hughley took advantage of a bigger role, and the East Tennessee State basketball team as a whole took advantage of two technical fouls against UNC Greensboro coach Wes Miller in a 64-57 victory Wednesday night.