Willemsen writes introductory tribute for John WoodenJuly 4th of this year marked a celebration for America, but also the one-month anniversary of the passing of college basketball legend John Wooden, renowned head coach for UCLA and two-time inductee to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Gates, Muhammad named as TTU Strength All-AmericansThe National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) recently awarded Tennessee Tech's Kaleigh Gates and Elijah Muhammad with its annual All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year awards.
Golden Eagles drop BrackerBuster contest at Appalachian StateTennessee Tech wrapped up a tedious week on the road with a visit to Appalachian State Saturday night, and the Golden Eagles couldnt keep pace with a red-hot Mountaineer squad, suffering an 81-68 non-conference loss in a Bracket Buster contest.
Tech bows in overtime for second time this weekFor the second time in four nights, the Golden Eagles lost an Ohio Valley Conference road game in overtime. This time, Austin Peay tied the game in the final minutes then claimed a 77-72 win in the Dunn Center.
Tech subdues Skyhawks, 70-61, to tighten OVC standingsTennessee Tech helped tighten the Ohio Valley Conference basketball race Saturday night with a 70-61 victory over UT Martin in Eblen Center, giving the Golden Eagles a season sweep over the defending league champions.
Unbeaten Murray State visits Eblen Center for OVC clashThe temperature outside will be cold, but things will be heating up in the Eblen Center Thursday night when the two highest scoring teams in the Ohio Valley Conference square off when the Murray State Racers travel to take on the Tennessee Tech mens basketball team.
Dillard earns third Freshman of the Week honorJud Dillard had a couple of firsts this week. The freshman on the Tennessee Tech mens basketball team made his first collegiate start on Feb. 6 against Morehead State. In that game, he recorded his first career double-double. But Dillard is no stranger to the Ohio Valley Conferences Freshman of the Week title, which he received Monday for the third time this season.
EKU ends Tech's win streak at four gamesThe Tennessee Tech mens basketball team had their four-game win streak come to an end Thursday night when they visited Eastern Kentucky, and left with a 76-58 loss in Ohio Valley Conference action.