CHARLESTON, Ill. – The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball couldn’t overcome turnover woes and multiple stretches of offensive inconsistency Saturday afternoon, falling at Eastern Illinois in Ohio Valley Conference play, 84-59.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team wraps up its Illinois road trip Saturday afternoon, taking on Eastern Illinois in Charleston in a 3:15 p.m. CT tilt. The contest will follow the Golden Eagle women's team's match-up with the Panthers at 1 p.m.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – A good, old-fashioned slobber knocker seems the most apt description for Thursday night’s Ohio Valley Conference tilt between the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team and SIUE, a contest that saw the Golden Eagles rally back on the road for a huge, 72-69 victory at the Vadalabene Center in Edwardsville, Ill.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As John Pelphrey sits at his desk In the Eblen Center overlooking the basketball court, notes and diagrams are scribbled on the windows – an impromptu blueprint for improving the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team.
Like an inventor, Pelphrey, in his first season at the helm, is trying to figure out what works, what doesn’t and put together the best product on the floor that he and his staff can.
“It’s like Thomas Edison when he was trying to invent the light bulb,” Pelphrey said. “I don’t think he knew it’d take a thousand times, but someone told him, ‘wow, you failed a thousand times.’ ‘No,’ he said, ‘it took a thousand steps to get here.’ It’s the same for us. I don’t know what the time frame is going to be. I just know it’s going to happen and it’s going to be done the right way.”
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team makes its longest road trip of the Ohio Valley Conference season, visiting SIUE and Eastern Illinois in league play Thursday and Saturday. The Golden Eagles will kick off the weekend with a Thursday night tilt in Edwardsville, Ill. against the Cougars. Tip is set for 7:30 p.m. CT.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball turned in an inspired effort to climb back and threaten Murray State all the way to the end of its Hooper Eblen Center match-up Saturday evening. At the conclusion of the contest, the Racers (11-5, 4-0) stood on top, 81-69, but it was a win the visitors had to work extra hard for. Murray State looked well on its way to an easy victory over the Golden Eagles (3-14, 0-4), using a 21-0 run to take an 18-point lead at the 11:19 mark of the first half.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team returns to the hardwood Saturday evening, playing host in long-time rival Murray State in a 7:30 p.m. CT showing in the Hooper Eblen Center. The contest will follow the Golden Eagle women's tilt with the Racers, which is slated for a 5:30 p.m. tip.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – A second-half surge nearly turned into an improbable comeback bid for the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team Thursday evening, but Ohio Valley Conference and in-state rival Austin Peay held on to defeat the Golden Eagles in the Hooper Eblen Center, 75-62.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team gets its first taste of Ohio Valley Conference action in the comfort of the Hooper Eblen Center this season, playing host to in-state rival Austin Peay Thursday evening in a 6:00 p.m. CT tilt. The men's contest will follow the Tech women's team's match-up with the Governors, which will be televised nationally on ESPNU at 4:00 p.m.
MOREHEAD, Ky. – A valiant, second-half effort was not enough to overcome a lights-out, shooting performance from downtown by the home team as the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team fell at Morehead State Saturday afternoon, 83-72.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team continues its "Death Valley" road swing Saturday evening, facing off against Morehead State in a 3:00 p.m. CT tilt at Johnson Arena in Morehead, Ky. Both teams enter the contest after suffering losses in their respective Ohio Valley Conference openers Thursday evening.
RICHMOND, Ky. – Inconsistency was the name of the game Thursday evening, as the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team struggled to find its niche in its Ohio Valley Conference opener at Eastern Kentucky. The Colonels (4-10, 1-0) defeated the Golden Eagles (3-11, 0-1) in Richmond, Ky., 74-59.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball kicks off Ohio Valley Conference play Thursday evening, playing the first half of its annual "Death Valley" road trip against Eastern Kentucky in Richmond, Ky. Tip is set for 6:30 p.m. CT, following the conclusion of the women's contest against the Colonels.
OXFORD, Miss. – For the first half, Tennessee Tech was giving Ole Miss fits. The Golden Eagles took multiple leads, including a six-point advantage with 4:09 remaining in the first set of 20 and held a lead for 11:36 of the contest.
If anything, it was a proof of concept that everything is moving in the right direction, giving a Southeastern Conference team a battle on their home court as Tech took a 32-31 lead into the locker room at the half.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – A terrific offensive display was too much for the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team Saturday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles dropped a fast-paced show in the Eblen Center to the visiting Catamounts of Western Carolina, 89-76.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball closes out its home portion of 2019 Saturday evening, returning to the Hooper Eblen Center to host Western Carolina in the second part of an afternoon doubleheader with the Golden Eagle women's basketball program.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A hot start wasn’t enough to make up for a second half of offensive inconsistency as the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team fell to in-state rival Lipscomb in Nashville Tuesday evening, 78-60.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball returns to action after more than a week away from the hardwood, heading to Nashville for a rematch with in-state foe Lipscomb Tuesday evening. Tip is set for a 6:30 p.m. CT start at Allen Arena.
A basketball game does not simply just happen. Over the course of countless hours, whether it's on the court, on the road, in the laundry room, in the hotels and so on, there's a lot of things that have to be done.
Fortunately, the Tennessee Tech teams have a hard-working group of men and women putting together great efforts to make sure the Golden Eagles are able to put their best foot forward.
These managers may not be suiting up, putting points on the scoreboard or creating highlights of their own, but they are certainly playing their part in helping lead the team toward a championship.
ATHENS, Ohio – A late run by the home team and cold stretch on offense proved too much to overcome for the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team Sunday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles dropped its road match-up with Ohio, 81-54, at the Convocation Center in Athens, Ohio.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball hits the road for its only action of the week, making a trip north for a Sunday, Dec. 8 match-up against Ohio University. Tip is set for a 1:00 p.m. CT start at the Convocation Center in Athens.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – An historic start to the night paced the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team to a huge home victory Monday, as the Golden Eagles defeated Reinhardt University by a final score of 86-47.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – A frigid start on offense to start the second half doomed the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team Monday night, as the Golden Eagles fell to in-state rival Lipscomb in the Hooper Eblen Center, 78-65.
ROCK HILL, S.C. – A thrilling finish helped showcase the growth of the young Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team Thursday night, as the Golden Eagles hung on late to defeat a strong Winthrop program on the road, 61-58.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team closes out its four-game stretch away from the comfort of the Eblen Center Thursday evening, heading back out towards the east coast with a tilt with Winthrop.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – A grueling, three-day test in Fleming Gymnasium on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro came to close Sunday afternoon, as the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team fell to Montana State, 52-39.