Johnson City, Tenn. -

ETSU and Chattanooga will once again be conference rivals next year. The Bucs gave their former Southern Conference rivals a warning shot on Tuesday night.

The Bucs beat the Mocs 79-66 in round one of the CIT. Jalen Riley led ETSU with 23 points.

ETSU will play a second round game on either Friday or Saturday against an opponent yet to be named.