Weekly Sidelines Lunch begins Tuesday with coaches Payne, Davis

Weekly Sidelines Lunch begins Tuesday with coaches Payne, Davis


COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- The weekly Tennessee Tech Basketball Sidelines Lunch begins Tuesday in the Eagles Nest of Eblen Center, featuring Golden Eagle coaches Jim Davis and Steve Payne. The lunch is open to the public.

Each weekly lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. and the coaches begin speaking at 12:10 p.m. They will discuss upcoming games as well as take a look back at recent action for their teams. The coaches use video highlights to help illustrate their comments. Each week's lunch is wrapped up before 1 p.m.

The cost of the event is $10 per person, which includes lunch, beverage and dessert.

The women's team will play at home later that night, hosting Alcorn State at 7 p.m. in the Golden Eagles' fifth consecutive home game to open Davis' tenure as head coach. The men's squad will be on the road later Tuesday for it's games at Loyola Chicago on Wednesday and Lipscomb on Friday.

The lunch is scheduled for each Tuesday throughout the basketball season, with a break on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 for the holidays.

For ticket information, or to learn more about the weekly Sidelines Lunch, please call the Athletics Ticket Office in Eblen Center at (931) 372-3940.