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- How a Tennessee town is reckoning with race after team's peaceful protest
- ETSU hires Vols' Oliver to run men's basketball
- Players: ETSU coach out over kneeling dispute
- Shay resigns as ETSU coach after one season
As the country marks a year since the police murder of George Floyd triggered a national reckoning on race, the ETSU tempest raises sobering questions about whether the players' protest will bring lasting change or deeper division in Johnson City.
Desmond Oliver replaces Jason Shay, who faced criticism from Tennessee lawmakers after he supported his players' protest of social injustice.
Several ETSU men's basketball players say they are convinced the resignation of their coach, Jason Shay, was because he supported their silent protest of racial inequality before games this season.
Jason Shay, who spent his first five seasons at East Tennessee State as an assistant coach before becoming head coach this season, has resigned after a 13-12 season.
— A.J. Caldwell had 11 points off the bench to carry Chattanooga to a 53-51 win over East Tennessee State on Monday night after the Buccaneers made a 3-pointer with seconds left...
— Storm Murphy posted 19 points as Wofford defeated East Tennessee State 67-62 on Monday night.
— Serrel Smith scored a career-high 21 points and East Tennessee State topped the century mark for the first time this season beating The Citadel 112-84 on Saturday.
— Ledarrius Brewer recorded 15 points as East Tennessee State got past Western Carolina 59-48 on Wednesday.
— Ledarrius Brewer had a season-high 23 points as East Tennessee State defeated VMI 92-81 on Monday night.
— Mike Bothwell had a career-high 32 points as Furman beat East Tennessee State 78-66 on Saturday.
East Tennessee State will allow 10% of capacity for basketball games starting Wednesday night at the Buccaneers' men's game with Western Carolina.
— Terry Taylor had 25 points and 16 rebounds as Austin Peay edged past East Tennessee State 67-66 on Thursday.
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The NCAA cleared a path for the 2020-21 college basketball season to begin with last week's announcement. Now comes the tough part.
Officials for The Basketball Tournament announced Wednesday that the Jackson TN Underdawgs have been eliminated from the winner-take-all event for $1 million that begins July 4 after a player tested positive for the coronavirus.
Ex-Tennessee guard Jalen Johnson will follow coach Steve Forbes to Wake Forest instead of heading to East Tennessee State.
Bo Hodges, who led East Tennessee State to a 30-4 mark last season, has decided to transfer to Butler.
East Tennessee State University is promoting Jason Shay to be head coach of the men's basketball team, replacing Steve Forbes, who left for Wake Forest last week. Shay was on Forbes' staff the past five seasons.
Wake Forest has named East Tennessee State's Steve Forbes as its next basketball coach, replacing the fired Danny Manning.
East Tennessee State has signed guard David Sloan as a transfer from Kansas State.
East Tennessee State has added guard Jalen Johnson as a graduate transfer from Tennessee to a team that won the Southern Conference tournament title and went 30-4 this season.
The season came to an abrupt end, but there's still plenty of room for recognition of the nation's top players, coaches, surprises and disappointments.
These are some of the March Madness players, teams and stories we won't get to see over the next three weeks.