Buy locally! Get your OVC Tournament Tickets from Tech Athletics

Buy locally! Get your OVC Tournament Tickets from Tech Athletics

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Fans heading to Nashville this week for the Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Tournament are reminded to purchase tickets from the Tennessee Tech Athletics Ticket Office in order to be seated in the Golden Eagle cheering section.

The No. 5 seeded Golden Eagle men's team plays its first game Wednesday at 6 p.m. CT, facing No. 8 SIU Edwardsville. The winner of that game advances to a 6 p.m. copntest on Thursday against Morehead State. The Tech women's team which earned the No. 3 seed, has a first-round bye on Wednesday, and plays its first game at 2 p.m. Thursday against the Jacksonville State-SIUE winner.

To purchase tickets, fans need to buy them from the TTU Athletics Ticket Office in order to sit in the Tech cheering section. If fans wait to purchase tickets at the arena box office, the seats will not be in the Tech section.

The only way to join the Tech cheering section is to visit or call the Athletics Ticket Office in Eblen Center (931-372-3940) and reserve your seats; they will not be available for purchase at the arena. Purchased tickets can then be picked up at the TTU Will Call table at the arena.

Tickets may be ordered through the Eblen Center ticket office up until game time. Tickets purchased through the Tennessee Tech ticket office will benefit TTU financially.

Student tickets are available for $5 each by showing a valid TTU ID card. Students can purchase  tickets at the arena by visiting the Tech Will Call table in the lobby. Students tickets will not be available at the arena box office.

For additional information, or to purchase tickets, please call the ticket office at (931) 372-3940.