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Alone atop the OVC, Tech begins four-game road trip against Austin Peay

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – With a three-game winning streak and control of first place in a tight Ohio Valley Conference race, the Tennessee Tech women's basketball team begins its longest road trip of the season as it takes on a quartet of OVC rivals beginning with Austin Peay Thursday night.

This will be the 74th meeting between the Golden Eagles and the Lady Govs, with TTU owning the series edge at 68-15. Over the last two seasons, Tech is 2-2 against Austin Peay with each team winning both of its home contests.
 
Tech (12-4, 6-1 OVC) recently won its sixth OVC contest of the season with a 77-61 victory over Murray State last Saturday. The win gave the Golden Eagles sole possession of first place in the OVC. Junior guard Tacarra Hayes recorded a team-high 15 points, while freshman forward Molly Heady posted her first career double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds.
 
Austin Peay currently a 6-13 record and is currently tied with Eastern Illinois and UT Martin for third place in the OVC with a 5-2 conference record. The Lady Govs are on a two-game winning streak with a pair of conference wins against Tennessee State and Murray State
 
Opening tip between the Golden Eagles and the Lady Govs is set for 8:15 p.m., the second of a doubleheader, at Dunn Center in Clarksville, Tenn.
 
Fan who cannot attend the game can view the livestats at the link here or listen to the game on the Golden Eagle Sports Network and via free Teamline on the Internet or by telephone.