Youth basketball players invited guests at Saturday doubleheader


COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- All area Youth basketball players and teams are invited to be special guests of the Tennessee Tech basketball teams Saturday evening when the Golden Eagles host an Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader in Eblen Center against Jacksonville State.

In addition to free admission for all youth players who wear their youth team shirts to the arena, members of the Hoop Troop (visit Hoop Troop page) are also invited to visit with players from both the men's and women's teams Saturday afternoon in an exclusive meet-and-greet session in the Eagles Nest of Eblen Center.

The Tech women open the day with a 5:30 p.m. tipoff against Jacksonville State. The men's game against the Gamecocks is set for 7:30 p.m.

Youth teams from all area Youth basketball organizations will be recognized at the game with a P.A. announcement, and will receive free admission just by wearing their game shirts.

For additional information on this special event, please contact the Athletics Ticket Office in Eblen Center at (931) 372-3940.