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Bucs turn attention to next year

March 22nd, 2014 7:02 pm by Joe Avento

These are the toughest days for a college basketball coach, the ones directly after the season ends.

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Asheville arena, So Con are natural fits for Bucs

Asheville arena, So Con are natural fits for Bucs

March 9th, 2014 7:28 pm by Joe Avento

When the Bucs next play in a conference tournament, it will be in the SoCon, and it will be at the U.S. Cellular Cen

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CIT could be ETSU's consolation

CIT could be ETSU's consolation

March 5th, 2014 6:38 pm by Joe Avento

The ultimate goal remains the NCAA tournament, but if ETSU's basketball team doesn't win the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament, its season might not be finished.

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Riley's will fuels Bucs' comeback

March 4th, 2014 10:02 pm by Joe Avento

Jalen Riley was the smallest guy on the court when the game began. By the time a wild night had come to an end, nobody was bigger.

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ETSU’s first football class shaping up nicely

ETSU’s first football class shaping up nicely

January 9th, 2014 10:25 pm by Joe Avento

As the Feb. 5 signing date looms, head coach Carl Torbush and his two assistants Billy Taylor and Teddy Gaines have been trying to sell the merits of a program that won’t start playing until the 2015 season.

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Bucs expect test at Mercer

January 6th, 2014 1:21 am by Joe Avento

ETSU, the Atlantic Sun Conference’s hottest team having won eight of its last 10 games, plays at Mercer tonight in a meeting of two teams with championship aspirations.

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Bucs taking winning mark into new year

Bucs taking winning mark into new year

December 30th, 2013 8:20 pm by Joe Avento

New Year’s resolutions usually deal with some kind of change. For the East Tennessee State basketball team, the best plan might be to continue on its current path as 2013 fades into the memory banks.

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Local golfer wins 'dream trip' to Vegas

Local golfer wins 'dream trip' to Vegas

December 10th, 2013 11:02 pm by Joe Avento

Ben Treadway is living proof that people do win those contests on the Internet. Treadway, a former Milligan College golfer, overcame long odds and his own skepticism to claim the grand prize of the Mastercard Golf Sweepstakes.

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ETSU looks into move to Freedom Hall

ETSU looks into move to Freedom Hall

November 26th, 2013 10:35 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU officials are looking into playing more basketball games this season at the city-owned facility, maybe even moving there permanently. The first two games, wins over Samford and Stephen F. Austin, were so successful that the time table for a move coul

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Get ready for plenty more fouls

Get ready for plenty more fouls

November 5th, 2013 11:14 am by Joe Avento

In an effort to increase scoring, the NCAA has changed the way officials will call games. More fouls — likely many more fouls — will be called when the season gets underway this week.

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