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2021 Schedule
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120dMyron Medcalf

Jackson TN Underdawgs out of TBT due to virus

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.

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176d

ETSU promotes assistant Shay to replace Forbes

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.

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196d

ETSU adds ex-Vols G Johnson as grad transfer

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.

Wofford's Murphy sets up Goodwin for emphatic slam (0:25)
234d
Tisdale crosses defender, splashes 3-pointer (0:22)
234d
ETSU celebrates punching their ticket to the dance (0:41)
234d
Goodwin's monster block sets up Hollowell's bucket (0:29)
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120d

Courtside: Greenberg and Dakich reflect on the end of the regular season. Plus, Joe Lundari

The madness is upon us. Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Utah State's upset of San Diego State, Bradley punching its ticket to the dance, Florida's meltdown against Kentucky and the incredible environment at Dayton. Then, Joe Lunardi joins the pod (19:37) to talk about the drama with Archie Miller, why the bubble is going to live in the Pac-12 and the American conference tournaments, rewarding winning over mediocrity, and East Tennessee possibly being this year's Belmont. Finally, the guys close by giving their thoughts on Penn State, Auburn, Seton Hall, Michigan State, Baylor, Michigan, Gonzaga, BYU and Villanova ahead of the postseason (43:57).

236d

East Tennessee State rolls into SoCon semifinals, 70-57

Daivien Williamson scored 15 points on perfect 7-for-7 shooting and top-seeded and regular-season champion East Tennessee State rolled to a 70-57 win over ninth-seeded VMI in the Southern Conference tournament quarterfinals on Saturday.

120d

Courtside: Greenberg and Dakich chat with Dayton HC Anthony Grant

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing UCLA's seven-game winning streak, a surging Wisconsin, why they're impressed with Virginia and why they think Duke is going backward. Then, Dayton head coach Anthony Grant joins the program (17:17) to talk about his team's chemistry, Obi Toppin's journey, coaching under Billy Donovan and if he pays attention to his own team's hype. Later, the guys get into Baylor and Creighton's struggles, going all in on East Tennessee, reconciling Clemson's resume and Sean Miller seemingly getting tossed intentionally (31:37).

243d

Good's 3-pointer gives ETSU outright Southern title

Patrick Good scored a season-high 26 points including a 3-pointer with 7.5 seconds left to boost East Tennessee State to a 68-67 win over Western Carolina on Saturday with the Buccaneers winning the outright Southern Conference title in their...

246d

ETSU clinches No. 1 Southern Conference seed, share of title

Tray Boyd III had 16 points as East Tennessee State extended its win streak to eight games, defeating Wofford 60-54 on Wednesday night as the Buccaneers clinched at least a share of the Southern Conference regular-season title and the No. 1 seed to...

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248dCarmine Carcieri

ESPN+ Week 17 guide: Can Baylor bounce back?

No. 1 Baylor hosting Kansas State and mid-major matchups that could decide regular-season conference titles are among our top 10 games to stream this week.

253d

Tisdale lifts ETSU past Furman 75-66 in SoCon showdown

Isaiah Tisdale scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Patrick Good scored all 13 of his points in the second half and East Tennessee State defeated Furman 75-66 on Wednesday night in a showdown for first place in the Southern Conference.

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254dJeff Borzello

For 3: Creighton making noise in Big East

Don't look now, but Creighton's Bluejays have closed the gap on Seton Hall in pursuit of first place in the Big East.

Team Stats

Points Per Game76.356th
Rebounds Per Game35.5214th
Assists Per Game13.9133rd
Points Allowed63.1

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record2-11
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances10