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November 15, 2016

ETBU Opens Season with 90-77 win Over Centenary

Using an 11-0 run to begin the second half, the East Texas Baptist University men's basketball team took control of their season opener against Centenary College en route to a 90-77 win, the first for new ETBU head coach Brandon Curran. Centenary falls to 0-1 to begin their season, and ETBU improves to 1-0 following the first game of the season.

March 1, 2016

ETBU Names Curran New Head Basketball Coach

BASKETBALL (M): MARSHALL, Texas (3/14/16) – A veteran of coaching NCAA Division I, II, and junior college men’s basketball, Brandon Curran has been named the new head men’s basketball coach for East Texas Baptist University. Curran has made stops at Dallas Baptist University, Centenary College, Jacksonville College, and the University of Texas-Austin.

February 25, 2016

Lady Tigers & Tigers Both Win at the ASC Championship Tournament

BASKETBALL (W): TYLER, Texas (2/25/16) – Rallying in the fourth quarter to come back from a seven-point deficit, the East Texas Baptist University women’s basketball won their first post-season game in eight years upsetting the West Division #3 seed the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, 73-70, as they advance to the second round of the American Southwest Conference Championship Tournament. ETBU now has 17 wins which is the most since the 2006-07 season when they won 22.

February 24, 2016

Tigers & Lady Tigers to Play in the ASC Basketball Championship Tournament

BASKETBALL (W): MARSHALL, Texas (2/24/16) – With an overall of 16-9 and an ASC record of 8-7, the East Texas Baptist University women’s basketball team have qualified for the American Southwest Conference Tournament for the first time since the 2012-2013 season and eight overall in the program. They finish as the third seed in the ASC East Division and will be heading to Tyler, Texas, where they will competing for a chance to win the ASC Tournament. They start the tournament against the second place team in the West Division, Mary Hardin-Baylor, in the first round.

February 22, 2016

Both Lady Tigers & Tigers Open ASC Tournament Play vs. UMHB

ASC MEN'S BASKETBALL: RICHARDSON, Texas (2/20/16) – Sul Ross State won the American Southwest Conference West Division title and earned the right to host the 2016 ASC Men's Basketball Championship Tournament. The 2016 event will be played Thursday through Saturday, February 25-27, at the Pete P. Gallego Center in Alpine, Texas.
After competing for two years in a non-division format, the ASC has returned to the East and West division alignment with the top four seeds in each division competing for the ASC championship.