East Tennessee State is treating Tuesday’s game at No. 4 Kansas as an opportunity — the same way Evansville treated going to Kentucky last week.
East Tennessee State’s football team finally closed a game thanks to a record-setting performance by Quay Holmes, and there were finally smiles on the Bucs’ sideline.
It took one play for Quay Holmes to signify something special was about to happen.
Steve Forbes got one of the players he wanted most Friday when Paul Smith signed his national letter of intent to play basketball for East Tennessee State.
East Tennessee State made school history last year by sharing the Southern Conference football championship. This year’s squad is trying to avoid another historical finish — becoming the third ETSU team to lose all of its conference games.
The games aren’t always pretty, but when his team wins, East Tennessee State basketball coach Steve Forbes doesn’t care.
It’s only two games into the season, but it appears as though a couple of questions are being answered for the East Tennessee State basketball team.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. — It was fitting that the Western Carolina band played Aretha Franklin songs before Saturday’s game against East Tennessee State, because the only thing the teams were playing for was R-E-S-P-E-C-T.
Winning on the road is always tough in college basketball, but East Tennessee State’s players are embracing the challenge as they prepare for their first game away from Freedom Hall.
Saturday’s Southern Conference football game between East Tennessee State and Western Carolina is important to exactly two teams.