ASHEVILLE, NC (WJHL) –  East Tennessee State University’s women’s basketball team are advancing to the Southern Conference’s title game.  

The Buccaneers, the No. 2 seed, beat UNC Greensboro 54 to 52. It was a very close game. Tiana Tarter’s jumper took the Bucs to a 53-52 lead  with 21.4 seconds left. 

ETSU women advanced in the semifinals for the first time since the 2014 -2015 season.  Now that the SoCon Championship game is set. The women will take on Mercer at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday. 

Now the men of ETSU will open defense of their Southern Conference Tournament on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. when they host Samford or Chattanooga. Samford and Chattanooga will play Friday night.