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WATCH: ETSU coach Steve Forbes gives epic pregame pep talk to fire team up

March Madness is the time of year where coaches save their best pregame speeches to inspire their players.ETSU head coach Steve Forbes delivered a pretty good one before Thursday’s game, and it seemed to go over well in the locker room. Forbes basically played off the fact that Florida doesn’t have any big-name stars, so it’s doubtful that he’ll be making friends with the...
Via The Sports Daily
March 16, 2017  |  Discuss

5 potential NCAA Tournament first-round upsets

One of the best parts about March Madness is being able to call a big March Madness upset. There are few things more fun about March Madness than riding a little-known school to the Sweet Sixteen or beyond and bragging about it to your friends and coworkers who’ve never heard of them. Of course, they’re upsets for a reason, and notoriously hard to predict.Teams who have waited...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2017  |  Discuss

These five teams have potential to bust brackets in 2017 NCAA Tournament

Let the madness begin.The bracket for the 2017 NCAA Tournament was revealed Sunday and it’s time to look at the teams that will make you tear up your brackets over the next couple of weeks.Here are five potential bracket busters.East Tennessee StateThe No. 13 seed in the East Region will open against the fourth-seeded Florida Gators and should be a trendy upset pick. The champions...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Smith emerging as “top guy” in Jacksonville search

At a time when most coaching searches are skewing toward young offensive minds, the Jaguars may end up hiring a defensive coordinator who previously served as head coach of the Falcons. Amid plenty of chatter that Buccaneers defensive coordinator Mike Smith could be the next coach of the Jags, one league source tells PFT that…
Via Pro Football Talk
January 09, 2017

East Tennessee State blows out VMI, 88-51

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) T.J. Cromer scored 23 points, hitting 6 of 7 from 3-point range, and East Tennessee State cruised to an 88-51 win over VMI on Monday night. The Bucs (10-6, 3-0 Southern Conference) have won three straight conference games and five in a row overall. Lester Wilson finished with 16 points, including 4 of 7 from long range, for East Tennessee State, which...
Via Associated Press
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

East Tennessee rolls over Milligan 98-47

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) Ge'Lawn Guyn hit 4 of 5 3-pointers and scored 18 points to lead a balanced attack in a 98-47 win over Milligan College on Thursday. Deuce Bello added 13 points, Petey McClain 12 and Isaac Banks and Abednego Lufile had double-doubles for the Buccaneers (4-4), for their largest margin of victory in 12 years. Lufile and Banks had 11 points and combined for...
Via Associated Press
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

ETSU tops Northern Kentucky 64-50

Rashawn Rembert scored 20 points to lead East Tennessee over Northern Kentucky 64-50 on Thursday. The big difference in the game came at the 3-point line, where East Tennessee (13-11, 6-5 Atlantic Sun) made 10 of 28 (36 percent), while Northern Kentucky (8-16, 4-8) hit just 5 of 27 (18 percent). Rembert made 6 of 14 from beyond the arc and Jalen Riley added 16 points for the Buccaneers...
Via Associated Press
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Riley scores 28 points; ETSU tops Tusculum 108-87

Jalen Riley and Rashawn Rembert each scored career-highs - 28 and 26 points, respectively - as East Tennessee State ran away from Tusculum 108-87 Monday night. Isaac Banks scored six straight points to spark a 13-3 run midway through the first half, opening up a 33-21 lead for ETSU (5-6) with 7:57 remaining. Darius Carter answered with a 3-pointer and, after a pair of free throws...
Via Associated Press
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

East Tennessee State beats Marshall 88-78

Kinard Gadsden-Gilliard scored 19 points and Hunter Harris had 17 points and 13 rebounds as East Tennessee State topped Marshall 88-78 on Saturday as part of the Roundball Showcase. Harris was 8 of 9 from the field as the Buccaneers (3-5) shot 53.6 percent. Lester Wilson and Rashawn Rembert each added 13 points for ETSU. Down 11-9 in the first half, the Buccaneers scored 10 straight...
Via Associated Press
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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