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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team is heating up at the right time. The Golden Eagles are riding a three-game winning streak into a stretch of four Ohio Valley Conference games in seven days. All four of Tech's games are against teams who are currently 1-1 in league play. The Golden Eagles kick off the week with a contest at Southeast Missouri on Jan. 2. Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., and the game will be broadcast live in WHUB-AM 1400, teamline.cc (1-800-846-4700, team code 0654) and OVCsports.tv.
Tech (6-6, 0-1 OVC) is coming off wins against Ball State, Bryan College and Union College entering January, and except for a BracketBuster contest in late February against a team still to be determined, will be in OVC play the rest of the season. The Golden Eagles are led by Kevin Murphy who is averaging 14.3 points per game. Senior Frank Davis has scored in double-figures in seven consecutive games, and is averaging 17.7 points per game in that span, and 13.9 for the season. Alfred Jones has chipped in with 8.1 points and 5.5 rebounds for the Golden Eagles this season.
Southeast Missouri (4-8, 1-1 OVC) is led by Anthony Allison who is scoring 10.0 points per game, while Cameron Butler is averaging 7.9 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. The Redhawks are 1-3 at home this season, while Tech is 3-4 on the road.
The Golden Eagles hold a 26-12 all-time advantage in the series against Southeast Missouri, and have won the last three meetings.
Tech will visit Eastern Illinois on Jan. 4 before returning to the Eblen Center to host Morehead State on Jan. 7 and Eastern Kentucky on Jan. 9. For ticket information contact the Golden Eagle athletics ticket office at (931) 372-3940 or visit TTUsports.com.