November 3, 2010

First Tennessee Bank hosts annual Poster Night Thursday at Eblen Center

Photo: Nelson Forrester of First Tennessee Bank (center) shows off the 2010-11 Golden Eagle schedule posters with head coaches Mike Sutton and Sytia Messer.

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech basketball fans will have an opportunity to receive a complimentary team poster Thursday night when the Golden Eagles host their annual Poster Night – sponsored by First Tennessee Bank – at the exhibition doubleheader in Eblen Center.

Fans can pick up the colorful, two-sided team poster and have it autographed by every member of the team, following each game.

The Tech women's team opens the night's action by hosting Bryan College at 5:30 p.m. The Golden Eagle men’s team hosts Carson-Newman at 7:30 p.m.

The night is also the annual Gathering of Eagles, with free admission to the first 2,000 fans. All fans will also receive a coupon for free popcorn and Pepsi.

Following the women's contest, coach Sytia Messer's entire squad will be in the lobby signing posters at the autograph tables. Once the men's game is finished, coach Mike Sutton's squad will follow suit at the autograph tables in the lobby.

For ticket information either for Thursday's exhibition opener or for season tickets, visit the Athletics Ticket Office in Eblen Center or call (931) 372-3940. Fans may also order tickets online at TTUsports.com.