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2013-14 Golden Eagle Men's Basketball Headlines

April 17, 2014
Video boards, digital scoreboard being added to gameday experience in Eblen Center
Something fun, new and action-packed will greet fans attending games in Tennessee Tech’s Eblen Center beginning this fall with the installation of a large video board and new digital scoreboards.

March 6, 2014
Tech falls to Morehead State in OVC Tournament quarterfinal contest
NASHVILLE -- Morehead State used a 13-0 run in the first half and a 7-0 run to open the second period to capture a 76-61 victory over Tennessee Tech Thursday in an Ohio Valley Conference Tournament quarterfinal contest in Municipal Auditorium.

March 5, 2014
Balance and ball-handling lift Golden Eagles to first round OVC Tournament success
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Balanced scoring and sharing the basketball lifted Tennessee Tech to a 74-67 victory over SIU Edwardsville Wednesday night in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament in Nashville's Municipal Auditorium.

March 4, 2014
Golden Eagle fans invited to Tech Athletics Hospitality Tent
Fans, alumni and students in Nashville this week for the Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Tournament are invited to stop at the Athletics Hospitality Tent, located just outside the main Municipal Auditorium entrance.

March 4, 2014
No. 5 Golden Eagles draw No. 8 SIUE in OVC Tournament first round match-up
It's tournament time for the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team as the fifth seeded Golden Eagles prepare for their first round match-up against No. 8 SIUE in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament in Nashville.

March 3, 2014
Tech fans invited to Music City Mingle during OVC Basketball Tournament
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Ohio Valley Conference invites Tennessee Tech fans attending the 2014 Basketball Championships in Nashville to attend the "Music City Mingle" event between the afternoon and evening sessions on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

March 3, 2014
Buy locally! Get your OVC Tournament Tickets from Tech Athletics
Fans heading to Nashville this week for the OVC Basketball Tournament are reminded to purchase tickets from the TTU Athletics Ticket Office in order to be seated in the Golden Eagle cheering section.

March 1, 2014
Golden Eagles explode offensively in 91-84 victory over Morehead State
MOREHEAD, Ky. – An offensive explosion, with junior Dwan Caldwell at the forefront, led the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team to an impressive 91-84 victory at Morehead State Saturday evening, defeating the Eagles in the regular season finale.

February 28, 2014
Golden Eagles to wrap up regular season at Morehead State
Believe it or not, Saturday marks the regular season finale for the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team as the Golden Eagles prepare for a tough Ohio Valley Conference East Division battle at Morehead State.

February 27, 2014
Golden Eagles fall in Richmond despite career night from Samarrippas
RICHMOND, Ky. – A career night from senior Jeremiah Samarrippas and a late lead fell just short for the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team as the Eastern Kentucky Colonels rallied at home to defeat the Golden Eagles in Richmond, 74-67.

February 26, 2014
Golden Eagles head to Richmond for big OVC battle with EKU
Just two games separate the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team and the Ohio Valley Conference tournament and the Golden Eagles are still fighting for position after clinching a spot in the tourney last week.

February 22, 2014
Golden Eagles stop Jacksonville State on Senior Night
The senior class took one final curtain call in Eblen Center Saturday night, posting a 69-57 victory over Jacksonville State that clinched Tennessee Tech a spot in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament next month in Nashville.

February 21, 2014
Vote Awesome Eagle for the 2014 Delta Dental of Tennessee and OVC Mascot Challenge
It’s time to show your support for Awesome Eagle! Delta Dental of Tennessee and the Ohio Valley Conference present the 2014 Mascot Challenge as fans, students, faculty and alumni can vote for their favorite OVC Mascot between Friday, Feb. 21, and Thursday, March 6.

February 21, 2014
Golden Eagles to host Jacksonville State in regular season home finale
After a win over UT Martin Thursday evening, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team controls its own destiny as far as making the Ohio Valley Conference tournament goes. It's simple. Keep winning and it doesn't matter what any other team does.

February 20, 2014
Ogbe named to Capital One Academic All-America® Division I Basketball Team
Add one more honor to the already impressive trophy case of Tennessee Tech forward Dennis Ogbe. On Thursday, the senior was named to the Capital One Academic All-America® Division I Basketball Team selected by CoSIDA.

February 20, 2014
Offensive outburst leads Golden Eagles to 91-83 win at UT Martin
MARTIN, Tenn. – A blistering start offensively combined with 22 assists and an all-around team effort on both sides of the ball led the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team to a 91-83 victory over in-state rival UT Martin Thursday night, keeping the Golden Eagles in the thick of the hunt for a spot in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament.

February 19, 2014
Golden Eagles focus in on conference battle at UT Martin
While the road to the Ohio Valley Conference tournament doesn't get any easier from here, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team looks poised to make a run over its final four games, despite hitting the road for three of those contests, including a match-up at in-state rival UT Martin Thursday evening.

February 17, 2014
Golden Eagle McKay to be featured in GEICO's Play of the Year voting
Every season has one signature play that resonates with a fan base and will be remembered for years to come. For the fans of the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team, the play that stands out from this season’s highlight reels belongs to Javon McKay.

February 15, 2014
Huge second half run ignites Morehead State road win over Golden Eagles
A 17-0 run in the second half kicked Morehead State toward a 79-53 Ohio Valley Conference road victory over Tennessee Tech Saturday night in Eblen Center.

February 14, 2014
Tech basketball team looks to gain ground in OVC hunt against Morehead State
Three wins in-a-row have the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team in the forefront of a tight positional race. That's the story for the Golden Eagles as they prepare to host Morehead State in another massive Ohio Valley Conference East Division battle Saturday night.

February 13, 2014
Golden Eagles win third straight, topple EKU Colonels, 72-66
Tennessee Tech improved to 9-3 at home this season and kept itself in the thick of the post-season hunt with a 72-66 Ohio Valley Conference basketball victory over Eastern Kentucky Thursday night in Eblen Center. It was Tech's third consecutive win.

February 12, 2014
Fans can say "thank you" with donations Saturday to Wounded Warrior Project
Tennessee Tech basketball fans will have the opportunity to say "thank you" to three wounded warriors and their families by making Hoops for Heroes donations during Saturday's doubleheader with Morehead State,

February 11, 2014
Golden Eagles back in Eblen Center for massive match-up with Eastern Kentucky
Fresh off a momentum-gaining win at Jacksonville State Saturday morning, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team returns home for arguably it most important week of action this season. With the Ohio Valley Conference tournament just weeks away, the Golden Eagles will play host to two huge division rivals, beginning with Eastern Kentucky.

February 10, 2014
Military, Public Safety honored guests at Saturday doubleheader vs. Morehead State
Members of the U.S. military, both active and retired, and those who work in Public Safety, and their families are the invited guests for Tennessee Tech's doubleheader against Morehead State Saturday night with free admission.

February 8, 2014
Golden Eagles cruise to road win at East Division foe Jacksonville State
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. ­– Just one week after upsetting the top team in the Ohio Valley Conference behind arguably its most complete game of the season, the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team put together another contest that could bear the same title, using an all-around group effort to knock off East Division foe Jacksonville State on the road Saturday morning, 72-60.

February 7, 2014
Tech basketball heads south for crucial OVC bout with rival Jacksonville State
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – It's crunch time for the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team as the Golden Eagles head south for an Ohio Valley Conference East Division showdown with Jacksonville State Saturday morning.

February 4, 2014
Former Golden Eagle great Kevin Murphy named NBA D-League Player of the Week
Nearly two years to the day since he had one of the greatest individual performances in Tennessee Tech athletics history, former Golden Eagle standout basketball player Kevin Murphy is still making headlines on a national stage.

February 1, 2014
Golden Eagles build big lead, then hold off hard-charging Belmont in Eblen Center
What they narrowly missed accomplishing a month ago in Nashville, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle basketball team was able to complete Saturday night in Eblen Center with a stunning, 81-76 upset over Ohio Valley Conference leader Belmont.

January 31, 2014
Tech to host Communiversty Night Saturday; Chamber members invited guests
Tennessee Tech's doubleheader Saturday against Belmont University will be the platform for the annual Communiversity Night at Golden Eagle basketball in Eblen Center, with all Chamber of Commerce members invited as special guests.

January 31, 2014
Golden Eagles look to take advantage of second chance against Belmont
A second chance. That's what the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team has waiting for it on Saturday evening when the Golden Eagles lay out the welcome wagon to in-state rival Belmont in a 7:30 p.m. CT rematch of this season's earlier meeting between the two programs.

January 30, 2014
Ogbe garners CoSIDA Academic All-District First-Team honors for second straight year
For the second straight year, Tennessee Tech senior forward Dennis Ogbe has been selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team for his success both on the hardwood and in the classroom.

January 30, 2014
Golden Eagles topped by Tennessee State in Gold Rush game
Tennessee State knocked off host Tennessee Tech in the Eblen Center, 81-68, in Ohio Valley Conference action Thursday night.

January 28, 2014
Special invitation to Jackson, Overton Counties for Saturday's doubleheader
Residents of two neighboring counties are invited to take advantage of a special, one dollar ticket price on Jackson and Overton County Night at Tennessee Tech's OVC doubleheader, Saturday evening against Belmont.

January 28, 2014
Golden Eagles host Tennessee State in first ever "Gold Rush" game
Thursday evening marks a golden opportunity for the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team as the Golden Eagles return to Cookeville for an Ohio Valley Conference clash with in-state rival Tennessee State.

January 26, 2014
Hall of Fame basketball standout Herbie Merritt passes away at 79
Former Golden Eagle basketball standout Herbie Merritt, a member of the TTU Sports Hall of Fame, died Saturday at the age of 79. Visitation is Monday and Tuesday, and the funeral is Tuesday in Cooekville.

January 25, 2014
Golden Eagles downed by hot shooting Governors in Clarksville
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - For the second consecutive contest, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team ran into a team that simply could not miss a shot as the Governors of Austin Peay defeated the Golden Eagles, 83-69 Saturday evening.

January 24, 2014
Golden Eagles looking ahead to pivotal OVC match-up with Austin Peay
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – There's no time to dwell on the past for the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team as the Golden Eagles head into a crucial Ohio Valley Conference battle with longtime, in-state rival at Austin Peay Saturday night.

January 23, 2014
Murray State's big day from 3-point range too much for Golden Eagles
MURRAY, Ky. - A perfect storm caught the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team by surprise Thursday afternoon as the Racers of Murray State defeated the Golden Eagles in the CFSB Center, 92-53.

January 22, 2014
WCTE TV to air eight Golden Eagle basketball games starting next Thursday
WCTE TV has announced plans to televise eight Tennessee Tech basketball games during the 2013-14 regular season, a program lineup that includes four men's games and four women's games on the PBS station.

January 22, 2014
Golden Eagle men's basketball alums invited back for Legends Night Feb. 22
Mark it on your calendars Tech fans. Saturday, February 22 has been chosen as the date for the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team's annual Legends Night. The Golden Eagles will host Ohio Valley Conference rival Jacksonville State in the home finale of the 2013-14 regular season.

January 22, 2014
GOLD RUSH: Free t-shirts for first 1,500; All fans asked to wear gold on Jan. 30
All fans attending the Tennessee Tech men's basketball game on Thursday (Jan. 30) are encouraged to wear gold to Eblen Center, and the first 1,500 fans into the arena will receive a free "Gold Rush" t-shirt when the Golden Eagles host Tennessee State in an Ohio Valley Conference game at 7 p.m.

January 21, 2014
Golden Eagles return to the road for OVC battle at Murray State
MURRAY, Ky. – It's back to the road for the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team this weekend as the Golden Eagles get prepped for a huge Ohio Valley Conference battle at Murray State on Thursday afternoon.

January 18, 2014
Golden Eagles downed by Southeast Missouri in OVC action in Eblen Center
Tennessee Tech led early by 15 points, Southeast Missouri rebounded and held as much as a 17-point second half lead, and the Redhawks claimed an 83-74 Ohio Valley Conference victory in Eblen Center Saturday night.

January 16, 2014
Golden Eagles' top defense plays host to Redhawks' top offense in league battle
It's time to buck the trend. Heading into its Saturday night Ohio Valley Conference contest against Southeast Missouri, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team will look to grab its third consecutive win, a feat yet to be accomplished by this year's squad.

January 15, 2014
Area volunteers invited guests at Saturday's game vs. Southeast Missouri
Tennessee Tech Athletics is inviting the hundreds of people who served recently as volunteers for a couple of community events to be guests Saturday when the Golden Eagle men’s basketball team hosts Southeast Missouri in Eblen Center.

January 11, 2014
Golden Eagles deny comeback effort by SIUE; Tech wins by one
A layup attempt and tip-in try, both in the final 2.4 seconds, missed the mark as Tennessee Tech defended its basket with a fury to escape Saturday night's Ohio Valley Conference battle with SIU Edwardsville with a 64-63 victory.

January 10, 2014
OVC's top scoring defense looks for 7-1 start at home, hosts SIUE
On the heels of its Ohio Valley Conference home opening win over Eastern Illinois, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team will get no time to celebrate as the Golden Eagles prepare to host SIUE Saturday evening.

January 9, 2014
Golden Eagles hold off EIU Panthers, 81-69, in OVC action
Tennessee Tech used balanced scoring, critical defensive plays down the stretch and some clutch baskets to capture an exciting 81-69 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Eastern Illinois Thursday night in Eblen Center.

January 8, 2014
Faculty/Staff Appreciation Nights Monday and Saturday in Eblen Center
Employees of Tennessee Tech and their families will be featured next week in Eben Center when the Tennessee Tech basketball teams host Faculty/Staff Appreciation Nights at their OVC games.

January 8, 2014
Let's try this again...Tech Twitter Takeover by Golden Eagle student-athletes
Folks who follow Tennessee Tech athletics on Twitter @TTUGoldenEagles will see a new feature as Golden Eagle student-atheltes take over the Tech Twitter account during many of the Golden Eagle basketball games.

January 8, 2014
Tech basketball team finally returns home, hosts Eastern Illinois
In what seems like ages and ages, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball time will finally head back to the Eblen Center to defend its home floor, hosting Eastern Illinois Thursday evening in the Golden Eagle's Ohio Valley Conference home-opener.

January 7, 2014
SPECIAL EVENTS: Tech hosts promotions Thursday and Saturday night
Promotions are planned for Tennessee Tech basketball games this week, events that offer discount admission for residents of three counties, people who work in the education field, and youngsters who participate in youth basketball leagues and their families.

January 7, 2014
Golden Eagles mark third signee with Hamilton Heights guard Aleksa Jugovic
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The third signee of the Class of 2014, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team has announced the signing of Hamilton Heights Christian Academy guard Aleksa Jugovic. A native of Serbia, he joins Savonte Frazier and Josh Bougher in the newest signing class for the Golden Eagles.

January 5, 2014
Weekly Sidelines Lunch resumes Tuesday with coaches Payne, Davis
The weekly Tennessee Tech Basketball Sidelines Lunch resumes Tuesday, January 7, in the Eagles Nest of the Eblen Center, featuring Golden Eagle coaches Jim Davis and Steve Payne.

January 4, 2014
Golden Eagle comeback falls short as Belmont prevails, 64-62
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A late jumper and a last second put-back attempt couldn’t quite find the bottom of the net as the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball was dealt its first Ohio Valley Conference loss of the season, falling to the Belmont Bruins, 64-62, at the Curb Event Center in Nashville.

January 3, 2014
OVC Tournament tickets on sale for from Tech for only $60 through January
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- Specially priced all-session tickets for the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Tournament are on sale at the Tennessee Tech Athletics Ticket Office in Eblen Center through January 31.

January 3, 2014
Golden Eagles look for 2-0 start to OVC play with game at Belmont
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – It's back to Nashville for the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team as the Golden Eagles look to begin league play with a 2-0 sweep of in-state rivals Tennessee State and Belmont.

January 2, 2014
Special invitation to Cumberland, White Counties for Jan. 11 doubleheader
Residents of two neighboring counties are invited to take advantage of a special, one dollar ticket price on Cumberland and White County Night at Tennessee Tech's OVC doubleheader, Saturday, Jan. 11, against SIU Edwardsville.

January 2, 2014
Golden Eagles nab big 57-53 win at Tennessee State in OVC opener
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A hot start to conference play is always an advantage for a college basketball program, especially when it comes on the road. The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team took advantage right off the bat in its Ohio Valley Conference opener, defeating Tennessee State 57-53 in Nashville.

January 1, 2014
Tech men's basketball team opens OVC play in Nashville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The 2013-14 Ohio Valley Conference opener has the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team making the short trip west to Nashville to take on in-state foe Tennessee State Thursday evening. Game time is set for 7 p.m. CT between the Tigers and Golden Eagles.

December 31, 2013
SCHOLAR POWER: Tech student-athletes post highest combined GPA in history
Tennessee Tech student-athletes posted the highest combined GPA in school history during the fall semester, with four teams registering the highest semester GPA in the history of their sports.

December 28, 2013
Tech men's basketball denied season series sweep at Utah Valley
OREM, Utah – A fantastic second half couldn't quite make up for a sluggish first as the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team fell to Utah Valley Saturday evening, 75-66.

December 26, 2013
Golden Eagles wrap up non-conference schedule at Utah Valley
OREM, Utah – For the last time of the 2013-14 regular season, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team will take on a non-Ohio Valley Conference opponent as the Golden Eagles travel west for a contest at Utah Valley.

December 19, 2013
Balanced effort gives Tech 56-point win, most points in six years
Dennis Ogbe was the top scorer in a balanced attack as Tennessee Tech scored its most points in six seasons with a 112-56 victory Thursday night over visiting Hillsdale (Okla.) College in Eblen Center.

December 18, 2013
Golden Eagles return home for only home tilt of December, host Hillsdale College
A quick stop home before the holidays may be just what the doctor ordered for the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team. The Golden Eagles, who are 4-1 in the Eblen Center this season, return for a Thursday match-up against Hillsdale (Okla.) College.

December 17, 2013
Former Golden Eagle P.J. Mays returns to call the action
P.J. Mays, a sports talk radio host in Atlanta, returned to his alma mater Monday night to call the action for the Tennessee Tech's women's basketball game, the first of several planned guest spots by the former Golden Eagle guard.

December 17, 2013
Green Bay steals second half from Golden Eagles, downs Tech in Wisconsin
GREEN BAY, Wis. – Anyone who says home court advantage doesn’t play a factor in the outcome of a contest probably hasn’t’ seen the Green Bay Phoenix play in the Resch Center. The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team found out why Green Bay doesn’t lose very often at home on Tuesday night.

December 16, 2013
Tech men's basketball takes on Green Bay in snowy Wisconsin
GREEN BAY, Wis. – The first full road trip of the year finally draws to a close as the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team heads north for a bout with the Green Bay Phoenix. Tech will look to keep momentum going after defeating Lamar Sunday afternoon.

December 16, 2013
Thomas grabs first career adidas® OVC Freshman of the Week honors
After putting together the best offensive perormance of his young Golden Eagle career, others around the league took notice as Shirmane Thomas was named the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Week Monday afternoon.

December 15, 2013
Golden Eagles show maturity in tight victory over Lamar in Texas
BEAUMONT, Texas – Simply put, there was just nothing that was going to stand in the way of the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team from gathering its sixth win of the season Sunday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles overcame adversity for a 79-74 victory over Lamar.

December 14, 2013
Back in Texas: Golden Eagles return to Longhorn State to face Lamar
With the in-state portion of a four-game road stretch out of the way, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team will embark on the roughest part of its non-conference schedule this weekend, playing three games, including two on the road, in six days.

December 12, 2013
Golden Eagles ink second commitment for 2014 in Memphis native Josh Bougher
In it's second of three signings for the Class of 2014, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team has announced the signing of Christian Brothers High School guard Josh Bougher. The Memphis, Tenn. native joins Savonte Frazier in the newest signing class for the Golden Eagles.

December 10, 2013
Tech men's basketball team announces signing of Savonte Frazier
The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team announced its first signee of the 2014 class today. The Golden Eagles will welcome Savonte Frazier of Lake Wales, Fla. next season, hoping he can contribute at the point guard position right away.

December 7, 2013
Big first half not enough as Tennessee downs Golden Eagles, 84-63
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – It was a tale of two halves for the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team Saturday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles couldn't quite mimic their first-half success, eventually falling to the University of Tennessee, 84-63.

December 6, 2013
Golden Eagles head east for big match-up against SEC foe Tennessee
With its battle to the west already a distant thought, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team will take the fight to the east Saturday morning as the Golden Eagles head to Knoxville for an 11 a.m. CT tilt against the University of Tennessee.

December 5, 2013
Late surge falls short as Tech falls to Lipscomb in in-state battle, 87-79
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After rallying back from double-digit deficits twice, it seemed destined that the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team would pull off its impressive comeback bid, but Lipscomb prevailed, 87-79, with late free throws down the stretch.

December 4, 2013
Special events and promotions planned at many Golden Eagle basketball games
Special discount nights for fans from counties around the region, a holiday free-ticket offer for season ticket holders, youth nights, and many more promotions are planned in Tennessee Tech’s Eblen Center this winter during Golden Eagle basketball games.

December 4, 2013
Golden Eagles begin four-game road swing at in-state rival Lipscomb
It's road-trip time for the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team as the Golden Eagles will kick-off it's first lengthy trip away from the Eblen Center with a venture to nearby Nashville to take on in-state rival Lipscomb.

November 30, 2013
Golden Eagles survive scare, turn back Utah Valley, 74-71
Tennessee Tech got career-high scoring from Dwan Caldwell and Jordan Johnson, plus 20 points and five assists from Jeremiah Samarrippas to escape a Saturday night scare and claim a 74-71 victory over Utah Valley in Eblen Center.

November 29, 2013
Golden Eagles play host to first-time opponent Utah Valley
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – In the finale of a four-game home stretch, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team plays host to the Wolverines of Utah Valley Saturday evening. The game, which marks the final home contest Tech until Dec. 19, is set for a 7 p.m. CT start.

November 27, 2013
Rebounding, balanced scoring leads to convincing win for Golden Eagles
Tennessee Tech rebounded with passion Wednesday afternoon, dominating the boards at both ends of the floor as the Golden Eagles buried East Tennessee State, 98-83, in a game that was played a day later than expected.

November 26, 2013
Weekly Sidelines Lunch begins Tuesday with coaches Payne, Davis
The weekly Tennessee Tech Basketball Sidelines Lunch begins next Tuesday, December 3, in the Eagles Nest of the Eblen Center, featuring Golden Eagle coaches Jim Davis and Steve Payne.

November 26, 2013
Game vs. East Tennessee postponed until 2 p.m. Wednesday; Free admission
The NCAA basketball game between Tennessee Tech and East Tennessee State, originally slated for Tuesday night, has been postponed until 2 p.m. Wednesday in Eblen Center. Admission will be free.

November 26, 2013
One of Tech's basketball legends, Lorenzo Coleman passes away at 38
One of the most legendary basketball players in Tennessee Tech history, seven-foot center Lorenzo Coleman died Sunday in Atlanta at the age of 38. Coleman was one of the most prolific shot blockers in NCAA history.

November 25, 2013
Golden Eagles welcome in-state rival ETSU for Wednesday freebie
Admission is free Wednesday afternoon when Tennessee Tech hosts East Tennessee at 2 p.m., in a game that was postponed from Tuesday night.

November 23, 2013
Golden Eagles trimmed by Milwaukee for first homecourt loss
Tennessee Tech rallied from a 12-point deficit and pulled within three late in the game, but couldn't overcome some ice-cold shooting in dropping a 70-63 decision to Milwaukee Saturday night in Eblen Center.

November 22, 2013
Golden Eagles look to remain unbeaten at home with Milwaukee in town
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It's game two of a four-game home stand for the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team as the Golden Eagles will play host to the Milwaukee Panthers in a 7 p.m. bout in the Eblen Center.

November 21, 2013
First Tennessee hosts Basketball Poster games Sunday and Tuesday
First Tennessee Bank will host Tennessee Tech's annual Basketball Poster Day...and Night. The women's Poster Day is Sunday against Valparaiso, while the men's Poster Night is Tuesday against East Tennessee State.

November 21, 2013
Golden Eagles cruise past Indiana-Kokomo to open homestand
Tennessee Tech opened a four-game homestand in impressive fashion Thursday night, rattling the rims for a 92-39 victory over Indiana-Kokomo to improve to 2-0 in Eblen Center.

November 20, 2013
Tech basketball team returns to Eblen Center to host Indiana-Kokomo
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Thursday evening kicks off a nice home stretch for the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team as the Golden Eagles will host the Indiana-Kokomo Cougars in a 7 p.m. CT bout in the Eblen Center.

November 17, 2013
Golden Eagles look to stay in tournament title hunt with tilt against IPFW
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Nine out of 10 times, what happens in Vegas should definitely stay in Vegas. But in this case, the Golden Eagles would love to have the same success it had in Las Vegas two years ago when Tech won the Las Vegas Classic.

November 17, 2013
Golden Eagles' comeback bid falls just short as IPFW wins 69-66
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – In what quickly became the theme of the Holiday Inn Downtown Marina Islanders Tournament, Sunday’s game became yet another instant classic as the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team fell to IPFW, 69-66.

November 16, 2013
Tech to face host Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in second game of tournament
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Nine out of 10 times, what happens in Vegas should definitely stay in Vegas. But in this case, the Golden Eagles would love to have the same success it had in Las Vegas two years ago when Tech won the Las Vegas Classic.

November 16, 2013
Stifling defense leads Tech to 62-60 win over tournament host Islanders
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Suffocating defense and an offensive spark from JUCO transfer Dwan Caldwell helped lead the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team to a 62-60 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

November 15, 2013
Golden Eagles to compete in Holiday Inn Downtown Marina Islanders Tournament
Nine out of 10 times, what happens in Vegas should definitely stay in Vegas. But in this case, the Golden Eagles would love to have the same success it had in Las Vegas two years ago when Tech won the Las Vegas Classic.

November 15, 2013
Tech's comeback bid falls short as UTPA wins at buzzer, 81-78
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Just when overtime had become all but a certainty, the Tennesse Tech men's basketball team saw its chance at an extra period dashed as Texas-Pan America's Shaquille Boga hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give UTPA an 81-78 victory.

November 12, 2013
Golden Eagles trim Loyola Ramblers, 74-69, in home opener
Senior Dennis Ogbe led Tennessee Tech with 13 points and nine rebounds, helping the Golden Eagles pull out a 74-69 home opening win over Loyola Tuesday night in Eblen Center.

November 11, 2013
Unique doubleheader features volleyball, basketball Tuesday night
Sports fans will get a treat Tuesday night when Tennessee Tech hosts a unique doubleheader in Eblen Center. The Golden Eagle volleyball team plays at 5:30 p.m., and fans who attend the match will receive free admission to the men's basketball game that follows.

November 11, 2013
Golden anniversary: Tech celebrates NCAA team at Tuesday's game vs. Loyola
A visit to Cookeville by the Loyola Chicago basketball team on Tuesday will give Tennessee Tech a chance to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 Golden Eagle team that faced Loyola in the 1963 NCAA Tournament.

November 11, 2013
Golden Eagles to host Loyola Chicago in 2013-14 season home opener
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tuesday evening marks much more than just the home opener for the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team. And while that will be much of the focus of the evening beginning at 7:30 p.m., the night will be marked by two special events.

November 9, 2013
Golden Eagle basketball team shows resilience in 72-62 loss at USF
TAMPA, Fla. - Even the most spectacular skyscrapers can crumble without a good foundation and that is just what the Tennessee Tech basketball team began building in its 72-62 loss to the University of South Florida Saturday evening.

November 8, 2013
Hoop Troop: Fan club for young Tech Basketball fans
Young basketball fans are invited to join the Hoop Troop, the official kids club to follow Tennessee Tech Basketball. Now in its fourth year, the Hoop Troop is for fans ages 3 through 18, and a membership includes many benefits.

November 7, 2013
Golden Eagles set for 2013-14 season opener at South Florida
With just two days remaining until the third edition of the head coach Steve Payne's Tennessee Tech basketball team kicks off the 2013-14 season, the Golden Eagles are eager to get out on the court and prove their doubters wrong.

October 31, 2013
Senior CLASS Award® names Ogbe one of 30 candidates for 2013-14
Just two days after earning the Ohio Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Award, Tennessee Tech men's basketball senior forward Dennis Ogbe was named as a candidate for the Senior CLASS Award®.

October 30, 2013
Fans have rollicking good time at Purple Palooza (and players, too)
It's difficult to determine just who had the most fun Tuesday night at Tennessee Tech's Halloween-themed Purple Palooza, the fans in the stands or the players on the floor. Costumes were fantastic, and the teams gt a chance to show off some of their ball skills.

October 28, 2013
Ogbe honored with Ohio Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Award
Highly decorated both on and off the hardwood, Tennessee Tech men's basketball senior Dennis Ogbe added another prestigious honor to his resume Tuesday, earning one of just six Ohio Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Awards.

October 27, 2013
Fans can select their seats Tuesday at Purple Palooza
Fans will have a new option Tuesday at Tennessee Tech’s second annual Purple Palooza showcasing the women’s and men’s basketball teams. They can select their seat for purchasing season tickets, as available seats will be marked. The event begins at 6 p.m. with trick-or-treating in the Eblen Center.

October 23, 2013
Start times for 2013-14 Golden Eagle basketball games announced
Tennessee Tech has announced starting times for all Golden Eagle basketball games during the 2013-14 season, home and away. The season begins Tuesday, Nov. 5, with a women's exhibition game against Truett-McConnell at 7 p.m CT.

October 23, 2013
Damien Kinloch to be inducted into TTU Sports Hall of Fame Friday night
A two-time first-team all-OVC and all-region selection, Damien Kinloch had a huge impact on the Tennessee Tech basketball program during his two seasons on the roster. Kinloch is one of five persons who will be inducted Friday night into the TTU Sports Hall of Fame.

October 22, 2013
Golden Eagle head coach Steve Payne takes in 2013-14 OVC Basketball Media Day
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- With just a few weeks left before the opening tip of the 2013-14 basketball season, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team was represented at the Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Media Day Tuesday afternoon.

October 13, 2013
Golden Eagle ‘fan experience’ will be top priority at Eblen Center basketball games
Customer service leading to a fantastic fan experience will be the top priority this season in Tennessee Tech’s Eblen Center for fans cheering for the Golden Eagle women’s and men’s basketball teams.

October 12, 2013
Purple Palooza adds trick-or-treating, costume contests and more Oct. 29
Scheduled for just two nights before Halloween, Tennessee Tech's second annual Purple Palooza on Tuesday, Oct. 29, is adding some fun, new elements and community and student groups are invited to participate to add to the event and for a chance to win some one-of-a-kind prizes.

October 8, 2013
Golden Eagle basketball season ticket sales in high gear
With just one month remaining before the regular season opens in Eblen Center, Tennessee Tech Athletics has shifted into high gear with its 2013-14 basketball season ticket sales.

September 23, 2013
Golden Eagle basketball teams trot it up at Algood Elementary Tomahawk Trot
The Tennessee Tech men's and women's basketball teams continued their long-standing traditions of helping out the community over the weekend, assisting at the Algood Elementary School Tomahawk Trot.

September 17, 2013
Gus Fraley joins Tech men's basketball staff as director of operations
The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team welcomed its newest member of the staff recently as former Chapel Hill High School coach Gus Fraley joined the Golden Eagles as the director of basketball operations.

September 10, 2013
Trips to Knoxville, Tampa Bay highlight 2013-14 men's basketball schedule
With the 2013-14 men's basketball season creeping closer and closer, it's time to take a look at what the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles have waiting in the wings for the upcoming year.

September 5, 2013
Former Tech great Frank Davis takes assistant coaching post for Golden Eagles
Just one year after returning to his alma mater as the Director of Basketball Operations for the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team, Frank Davis will enter the 2013-14 season in a new role, as a full-time assistant coach.

September 4, 2013
Five different teams represented in 2013 Hall of Fame Class
The 2013 Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony will interest a lot of different fan groups as five former student-athletes from five different sports will be honored at the 39th annual Hall of Fame Dinner on Friday, Oct. 25.

August 12, 2013
Golden Voice: Roger Ealey receives 2013 OVC Media Award
The voice of Golden Eagle football and basketball on the Golden Eagle Sports Network for more than 20 years, Tennessee Tech broadcaster Roger Ealey has received the 2013 Ohio Valley Conference Media Award.

July 3, 2013
Dillard to play for Dallas Mavericks in NBA Las Vegas Summer League
For the second consecutive year, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team will have a former player trying to prove himself in the NBA Summer League as former Golden Eagle Jud Dillard will participate in the Las Vegas league for the Dallas Mavericks from July 12-22.