Omar Wattad, who helped lead Lincoln Memorial to five 30-win seasons and a berth in the 2016 national championship, has been hired as head coach of the Lander University men’s basketball program.
Basketball ended more abruptly than Kayla Marosites anticipated, but the result meant a new life direction started sooner.
GATE CITY, Va. — Former Gate City superstar Mac McClung is going pro.
KINGSPORT — Matt Halvorsen wasn’t quite sure where he would stack up as a Division I basketball player when he headed to Western Carolina three years ago.
East Tennessee State basketball coach Steve Forbes is a big supporter of the idea of allowing seniors who were denied the chance to play in the NCAA Tournament a chance to come back for an extra year.
The NCAA canceled its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on Thursday because of the spread of coronavirus, putting an abrupt end to the season less than a month before champions were to be crowned.
BRISTOL, Tenn. — A swift kick to the gut was almost more than George Pitts could take — almost. However, the legendary hall of fame coach is back for more.
KINGSPORT — The Milligan College women’s basketball team did something no other Appalachian Athletic Conference team has been able to do for more than two years — beat Bryan College.
ETSU took over Furman for the Southern Conference basketball lead
One team had to lose, but neither deserved it.
Wofford came out firing while ETSU never seemed to find a groove.
Omar Wattad is enjoying even greater success as a coach than he did as a player.
Three local standouts have stood out on the national stage recently playing at Power 5 football and Power 6 basketball schools. In addition, several others are currently making their mark in Division I basketball.
George Pitts has decided to step down from coaching.