Wofford faces ETSU in SoCon semis
East Tennessee State (24-8, 14-5) vs. Wofford (27-4, 19-0)
Southern Conference Tourney Semifinals, U.S. Cellular Center, Asheville, North Carolina; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Tray Boyd III had 21 points as East Tennessee State narrowly beat Chattanooga 68-64 in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference Tourney on Saturday.
ETSU faces Chattanooga in SoCon quarters
No. 5 seed Chattanooga (12-19, 7-11) vs. No. 4 seed East Tennessee State (23-8, 13-5)
Southern Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, U.S. Cellular Center, Asheville, North Carolina; Saturday,...
ETSU looks to extend streak vs WCU
Western Carolina (7-23, 4-13) vs. East Tennessee State (22-8, 12-5)
Freedom Hall Civic Center, Johnson City, Tennessee; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
Dickey leads UNC-Greensboro over E. Tennessee St. 60-59
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — James Dickey recorded 11 points and 11 rebounds and UNC Greensboro defeated East Tennessee State 60-59 on Sunday, the Spartans' seventh straight home...
ETSU seeks revenge on UNCG
East Tennessee State (22-7, 12-4) vs. UNC Greensboro (23-5, 12-3)
Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST
Hodges leads E. Tennessee St. over VMI 94-70
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Bo Hodges had 26 points plus 12 rebounds as East Tennessee State romped past VMI 94-70 on Thursday night. Daivien Williamson added 20 points for the Buccaneers.
Williamson leads E. Tennessee St. over Mercer 88-69
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Daivien Williamson came off the bench to score 16 points to carry East Tennessee State to an 88-69 win over Mercer on Saturday.
Jeromy Rodriguez had 14 points and seven rebounds for East Tennessee State (21-7, 11-4 Southern Conference). Lucas N'Guessan added 12 points and four blocks. Tray Boyd III had 10 points and 11 assists for the hosts.
Rafferty, Brown carry Furman past E. Tennessee St. 91-61
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Matt Rafferty scored 19 points as Furman easily defeated East Tennessee State 91-61 on Saturday. Andrew Brown added 17 points for the Paladins, while Clay Mounce chipped in 15.
Jordan Lyons had 14 points for Furman (20-5, 9-4 Southern Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive victory.
Jeromy Rodriguez tied a season high with 21 points and had seven rebounds for the Buccaneers (19-7, 9-4). Tray Boyd III added 13 points.
Good hits 6 3s, scores 27 as ETSU beats Samford 74-66
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Patrick Good scored 27 points with six 3-pointers and four steals to help East Tennessee State beat Samford 74-66 on Thursday night.
Good had 16 points in the final eight minutes to help the Buccaneers (18-5, 8-2 Southern Conference) pull away. ETSU has won 10 of its last 11.
Ruben Guerrero nearly had a triple-double for Samford (13-10, 3-7) with 17 points, 10 rebounds and eight blocks.
Good is nothing but leading ETSU past W Carolina 91-69
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Patrick Good scored a career-high 35 points, shooting 11 of 17 from beyond the 3-point arc, and East Tennessee State routed Western Carolina 91-69 on Saturday night.
Good became the 16th player in ETSU's 100-year history to score at least 35 points. His 11th 3-pointer broke Courtney Pigram's record of 10 which he set on Feb. 28, 2009. Good's previous career high was 21 which he reached twice.
Rodriguez powers East Tennessee St to seventh straight win
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Jeromy Rodriguez finished with 20 points and 18 rebounds — eight off the offensive glass — and East Tennessee State held off Mercer in overtime 72-68 on Saturday.
Williamson, ETSU had The Citadel its fourth straight loss
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Daivien Williamson scored a career-high 24 points Thursday night and Jeromy Rodriguez had his 10th double-double of the season to help ETSU beat The Citadel 98-73 for its sixth win in a row.
The Citadel (9-6, 1-3 Southern Conference) has lost four straight following a seven-game win streak.
Boyd III sparks East Tennessee St past Samford 81-72 in OT
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Tray Boyd III scored seven of his 22 points in overtime and East Tennessee State ended the game on an 11-0 run to hold off Samford 81-72 on Thursday night.
East Tennessee St. rolls to 79-56 win over Furman
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Jeromy Rodriguez scored 19 points with 11 rebounds and East Tennessee State rolled to 79-56 win over Furman in a Southern Conference matchup on Saturday afternoon.
Rodriguez was 8 of 10 from the field for the Buccaneers (11-4, 1-1). Lucas N'Guessan and Daivien Williamson added 13 points apiece and Patrick Good had 12.
Boyd, ETSU beat Norfolk St. 89-61, win Sun Bowl Invitational
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Tray Boyd III scored a career-high 24 points to help East Tennessee State beat Norfolk State 89-61 on Saturday night in the championship game of the Sun Bowl Invitational.
ETSU holds Wyoming to 1-26 in 1st half, wins 76-53
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Jeromy Rodriguez led a balanced attacked with a 12-point, 14-rebound double-double and East Tennessee State held Wyoming to one field goal in the first half to coast to a 76-53 win on Friday night in the Sun Bowl Invitational.
Frazier’s 25 points leads Illinois past ETSU 73-55
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Trent Frazier scored 25 points on Saturday to lead Illinois past East Tennessee State 73-55.
Giorgi Bezhanishvili scored 15 points and Kipper Nichols added 14 for Illinois (4-7). Aaron Jordan had a game-high 10 rebounds.
ETSU (8-4) was led by Daivien Williamson's 19 points. Patrick Good scored 11 points and Jeromy Rodriguez grabbed 7 rebounds for the Buccaneers.
Rodriguez’s 21 pts lifts ETSU past UT Martin 80-62
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Jeromy Rodriguez scored a career-high 21 points and grabbed 16 rebounds — one off his career high — and East Tennessee State beat UT Martin 80-62 on Saturday night.
ETSU (8-3) got 20 points from Tray Boyd III, Patrick Good scored 14 and Mladen Armus scored 10 with eight rebounds and six assists.
The Buccaneers owned a 45-29 rebounding advantage, made 10 3-pointers and shot 31 of 61 (50.8 percent) from the field.
ETSU shuts down NAIA Reinhardt 107-60
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Jeromy Rodriguez had 17 points and 13 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the season and East Tennessee State beat NAIA Reinhardt 107-60 on Monday night.
ETSU closed the first half on an 11-0 run for a 52-27 lead and started the second half by making 12 of its first 15 shots.
East Tennessee State downs Georgia Southern 69-64
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tray Boyd III scored 17 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer, Isaiah Tisdale added 15 with five assists and East Tennessee State handed Georgia Southern its first loss of the season, 69-64 on Tuesday night.
Tisdale scores 18, ETSU beats North Dakota State 79-61
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Isaiah Tisdale scored 18 points, Jeromy Rodriguez added 14 with eight rebounds and four assists and ETSU beat North Dakota State 79-61 on Saturday.
Mladen Armus scored nine points and grabbed 13 rebounds with four assists, Tray Boyd III added 13 points and D'Andre Bernard scored 10 off the bench for the Buccaneers (5-2), who shot 59 percent to 40 percent for the Bison.
Boyd scores 23, ETSU pulls away for 77-63 win over SHSU
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Tray Boyd scored 23 points and Mladen Armus added 17 with nine rebounds as East Tennessee State pulled away from Sam Houston State in the second half to take a 77-63 victory in the Cayman Islands Classic Mainland Tuesday night.
Jeromy Rodriguez grabbed 12 rebounds while adding 11 points for East Tennessee State (4-2) which has won three straight and four of its last five games.
East Tennessee State pulls away from Chicago State, 86-61
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Jeromy Rodriguez scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Tray Boyd III hit six 3-pointers and added another 18 points off the bench as East Tennessee State kicked off the mainland portion of the Cayman Islands Classic on Monday night, pulling away from Chicago State late for an 86-61 victory.
The victory advances the Buccaneers to face Sam Houston State on Tuesday.
Rodriguez’s jumper lifts ETSU past Winthrop 76-74
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Jeromy Rodriguez's jump shot with 21 seconds left put East Tennessee State ahead for good in a 76-74 win against Winthrop on Saturday.
After Winthrop called timeout, Isaiah Tisdale swiped the ball from Nych Smith who then fouled Daivien Williamson with 11 seconds remaining. Williamson made one of two free throws, and after the Eagles secured the rebound, Kyle Zunic missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
East Tennessee State blows past Hiwassee 109-44
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Mladen Armus and Jeromy Rodriguez had a double-double apiece to pace East Tennessee State to its first win of the season, a 109-44 thumping of Hiwassee College on Thursday night.
UNCG, Wofford’s Magee are top SoCon preseason selections
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Defending champion UNC Greensboro is the favorite again win the men's basketball title and Wofford guard Fletcher Magee has been selected as the preseason player of the year.
The Spartans were the top pick in separate voting by the league coaches and media. The results were announced Thursday.
The top five teams in the preseason order of finish were the same in both polls. Following UNCG, it was Wofford, East Tennessee State, Furman and Mercer.