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Bucs set stage for impressive SoCon return

Bucs set stage for impressive SoCon return

March 7th, 2014 6:37 pm by Kelly Hodge

East Tennessee State's Bucs definitely put some fun back in the game this season, for their coach and their fans. They won 18 games after an 0-4 start, and maybe can add to the total if school officials decide to play in a postseason tournament, the CIT o

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Buffs locked into 4-5 for AAC tourney

Buffs locked into 4-5 for AAC tourney

February 20th, 2014 9:34 pm by Kelly Hodge

A trip to Montreat, N.C., is still special to Milligan College basketball coach Bill Robinson, but Saturday's regular-season finale there won't have much impact on his team's playoff position.

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Bucs at least have a shot in A-Sun finale

Bucs at least have a shot in A-Sun finale

February 17th, 2014 6:41 pm by Kelly Hodge

East Tennessee State has steadily been building speed for about a month now in its final Atlantic Sun Conference basketball race. Whether the Bucs have enough to take down the frontrunners come tournament time remains to be seen.

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Sander, Fulmer looking for added support

Sander, Fulmer looking for added support

January 22nd, 2014 7:44 pm by Kelly Hodge

With East Tennessee State just two weeks away from signing its first football recruiting class in more than a decade, there are plenty of things going on behind the scenes.

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FGCU far from underacheiving

FGCU far from underacheiving

January 17th, 2014 6:46 pm by Kelly Hodge

There’s a sense in some basketball quarters this season that Florida Gulf Coast is underachieving. Maybe that’s what happens when an anonymous mid-major makes a big splash at the NCAA tournament, and doesn’t pick up where it left off.

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Stetson frustrates Bucs again

Stetson frustrates Bucs again

January 16th, 2014 10:24 pm by Kelly Hodge

Stetson (4-14, 2-4) scored the last six points after Jalen Riley hit a pair of free throws to tie the game with 1:35 remaining. The Bucs (9-9, 2-3) had three shots to tie the game in the final minute, opting for 3-pointers instead of quick twos. None of

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Wilson yet to rediscover shooting touch

Wilson yet to rediscover shooting touch

January 10th, 2014 7:11 pm by Kelly Hodge

Lester Wilson still has the prettiest jumper in the gym, but the shots have gotten increasingly difficult to dial in. Consequently, you don’t see Wilson shooting nearly as often this season.

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Buffs looking to make run in AAC

December 7th, 2013 12:11 am by Kelly Hodge

The Milligan College basketball team is sitting sixth in the conference standings, but coach Bill Robinson likes his team’s mindset heading into the holidays.

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Milligan notes: Lady Buffs have great expectations

Milligan notes: Lady Buffs have great expectations

October 31st, 2013 7:17 pm by Kelly Hodge

Coach Rich Aubrey had to replace four starters, but that hasn’t tamped down expectations for the Milligan College women’s basketball team. The Lady Buffs were the co-favorites, along with Tennessee Wesleyan, in the AAC coaches’ poll.

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Ezell has Lady Bucs thinking big

Ezell has Lady Bucs thinking big

October 9th, 2013 8:15 pm by Kelly Hodge

ETSU senior Destiny Mitchell has twice been an all-conference forward, but is still looking for her first championship ring. “I’m going to leave with one,” she said Wednesday before practice in the Dome. “I think this team is capable."

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