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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. - Coming off an exciting 86-81 overtime win over Ball State, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team looks to stay hot as they host Bryan College in the Eblen Center on Dec. 19. Tip-off is scheduled at 8 p.m., and the game will be the second half of a double-header with the Golden Eagle women's team after their 6 p.m. game against Belmont.
Tech is a perfect 4-0 all-time against Bryan College, and last faced the Lions in the season opener last year, when the Golden Eagles topped Bryan 76-48. The Golden Eagles are 4-6 on the season entering the game, and 0-1 in Ohio Valley Conference play. Bryan is 8-3, and will face Lee University on Dec. 18 before visiting Tech on Dec. 19. The Lions are 5-3 on the road this season, while Tech is 1-2 at home, including two overtime contests.
The Golden Eagles are led by Kevin Murphy who is scoring 14.4 points per game to go along with 3.6 rebounds. Frank Davis has hit 45.1 percent (23-of-51) of his 3-point attempts, and is averaging 12.9 points per game. Alfred Jones is Tech's leading rebounder, collecting 5.1 boards per game to go along with 7.4 points, and the OVC's reigning Freshman of the Week Jud Dillard is averaging 9.3 points and 3.9 rebounds per game. Elijah Muhammad has scored 10 points per game for the Golden Eagles, and leads the team in assist with 4.5 per game.
Saturday's game will be broadcast live locally and worldwide. Local fans can hear the game on WHUB 1400 AM, as the broadcast will also be streamed live on teamline by calling (800) 846-4700 (team code 0654) or visiting www.teamline.cc. Tech fans can also watch the game live on OVCsports.tv.
The game is the third of four December home games for the Golden Eagles. Tech will wrap up the month with a game against Union on Dec. 30. The Golden Eagles will then jump back in to conference play with a visit to Southeast Missouri (Jan. 2) and Eastern Illinois (Jan. 4). Tech will host its first OVC game of the season on Jan. 7 against defending OVC tournament champion Morehead State.
For ticket information please contact the Tennessee Tech athletics ticket office at (931) 372-3940. Tickets can also be purchased at TTUsports.com.