December 9, 2010
Tech heads north to take on the Drake Bulldogs
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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech women's basketball
team will look to continue its fortunes as it travels to Des Moines
to take on the Drake Bulldogs Saturday afternoon.
With temperatures slated to be as low as two degrees, the
Golden Eagles will look to heat things up as they strive for their
first ever win against an Iowa school. Tech is 0-1 against Drake
with their only meeting coming in the 2008-09 season, which saw the
Bulldogs take the 69-58 decision at Eblen Center.
"Drake is very disciplined on offense and work the ball around
well to get great shots," head coach Sytia Messer said. "We will
need to read Drakes' different screens to disrupt their
Drake enters the game the owner of a 5-2 record with a game
slated against Wisconsin Thursday before taking on Tech
Tech heads to Des Moines after absorbing a 77-53 loss to No.
14 Kentucky on Tuesday. Junior guard Tacarra Hayes
sophomore forward Kylie Cook
13 points, while freshman guard Keisha Moore
season-high 12 points.
"We need to be more disciplined on defense and box out more,"
Messer said. "We'll also need to make the shots we need to
Opening tip between the Golden Eagles and the Bulldogs is set
for 2:05 p.m.
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