July 11, 2011
Golden Eagles Hunley, Newton named to NABC Honors Court
Senior Charles Newton and junior Riley Hunley were named Monday to the Honors Court by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for their outstanding work in the classroom.

June 29, 2011
Boys basketball camp wraps up; Volleyball and football camps remain
Youth camps at Tennessee Tech have been keeping the Golden Eagle coaching staffs busy this summer. The boy;s individual camp under first-year head coach Steve Payne wrapped up Wednesday, but events are still on tap in July for football and volleyball.

June 7, 2011
David Boyden selected as 
men’s basketball assistant coach
Steve Payne has rounded out his men's basketball coaching staff with the addition of David Boyden as assistant coach. Boyden comes to Tech from Western Kentucky where he helped coach the Hilltoppers to an NCAA appearance and a Sun Belt Conference championship.

June 1, 2011
Annual Golden Eagle Youth Basketball Camps continue with Payne at the helm
Tennessee Tech’s newest head coach, Steve Payne, and the rest of the men’s basketball coaching staff are proud to continue one of Tech’s greatest traditions in the individual and team summer basketball camps for area youth.

May 31, 2011
Tickets for 2012 NCAA event in Nashville go on sale in October
Preliminary round tickets to next year's 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship -- including games held in Nashville March 16 & 18 -- will go on sale in October as part of its enhanced ticketing system, the NCAA announced today.

May 18, 2011
Tech's newest head coach, Steve Payne, interviews with National Hoops Report
An interview with Steve Payne, head men's basketball coach at Tennessee Tech University, was recently featured as one a National Hoops Report "Clipboard Conversation."

April 30, 2011
Swansey, Murphy named co-MVP at men’s basketball awards dinner
With the second best record in Tennessee Tech men’s basketball history in the books, the 2010-11 Golden Eagle squad gathered for their annual post-season awards dinner Thursday evening.

April 14, 2011
Make it two; Tech basketball signs a second for 2011-12 season
A second commitment comes to Tech basketball program in the form of Ryon Riggins, who is the second signee to be added to the Golden Eagle roster for the 2011-12 basketball season.

April 13, 2011
Payne and staff sign Esters-Johnson for 2011-12 hoop season
Tennessee Tech's newest head coach, Steve Payne, and the rest of the Golden Eagle men's basketball staff will welcome Lanerryl Esters-Johnson to the Golden Eagle roster as the newest signee for the 2011-12 basketball season.

April 11, 2011
Jones to participate in 4th Annual Music City All-Star Classic
Tennessee Tech senior forward Alfred Jones will be playing in the 4th Annual Music City All Star Classic, which will take place on Saturday, April 16 at 8:00 p.m. at Fisk University.

March 28, 2011
Mike Sutton's WSMV interview available for viewing online
Recently retired Golden Eagle men's basketball coach Mike Sutton sat down with Terry Bulger of WSMV-TV in Nashville to talk about his college coaching career. The interview is available for viewers online at wsmv.com.

March 24, 2011
Sutton finalist for 2011 Skip Prosser Award; Winner to be announced Friday
After coaching the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team to one of the most successful seasons in program history, recently retired head coach Mike Sutton is being honored as one of 16 finalists for the 2011 Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award.

March 23, 2011
Steve Payne named Golden Eagle men's basketball head coach
Steve Payne, the associate head coach of the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball program who has served on the staff for the past nine years, was named Wednesday morning as Golden Eagle head coach.

March 23, 2011
Mike Sutton announces retirement as Golden Eagle head coach
After nine seasons at the helm and 149 career victories, Mike Sutton has announced his retirement as head men’s basketball coach at Tennessee Tech University.

March 16, 2011
Golden Eagles fall by eight at Western Michigan in College Insider Tournament
Junior Kevin Murphy notched 28 of Tech’s 66 total points, but the Golden Eagles couldn’t get any closer than five after falling behind by a dozen, and lost a 74-66 road game to the Broncos of Western Michigan in the first round of the College Insider Tournament Wednesday night.

March 14, 2011
College Insider’s Tournament to be broadcast by Fox Sports
Fox Sports will be broadcasting all first-round games of the College Insider’s Tournament (CIT), including the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle’s match-up with the Broncos of Western Michigan, live on FCS Broadband.

March 13, 2011
Tech to face off against Western Michigan in round one of the CIT
The Golden Eagles will hit the road for their post-season endeavors; it has been announced that Tennessee Tech will take on the Broncos of Western Michigan in the first round of the College Insider’s Tournament (CIT)

March 11, 2011
Two Golden Eagles named All-District by National Association of Basketball Coaches
Juniors Kevin Murphy and Zac Swansey have been named first and second-team all-district (district 19) for 2011 by the National Association of Basketball Coaches as announced on Wednesday, March 9.

March 10, 2011
While we wait, where we stand; Golden Eagles finishing on top
As the Golden Eagle men’s basketball team awaits the start of its post-season tournament endeavors, here’s a recap of how they finished on the season.

March 5, 2011
Worldwide audience to see Golden Eagles in OVC Championship game
For the first time since 1986, neither Murray State or Austin Peay will play in the OVC Championship Contest. Instead, for the first time since 2003, the no. 4 seeded Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech will match up against the no. 2 Eagles of Morehead State in Saturday's 7 p.m. showdown.

March 5, 2011
Three named all-tournament despite Tech’s fall in Championship round
Bittersweet defeat might be the only way to describe Tennessee Tech’s championship match-up with the Eagles of Morehead State on Saturday night as Tech fell short of their primary goal for the season in an 80-73 loss to the Eagles.

March 4, 2011
Sacked by Zac! Golden Eagles skin Racers in OVC Tourney to reach title tilt
Giant-killer Zac Sawnsey dropped another game-winner Friday night, this one lifting Tennessee Tech to a stunning 64-59 upset over top-seeded Murray State to put the Golden Eagles into Saturday night's OVC Championship game.

March 4, 2011
Men's basketball tips off against reigning OVC champs Friday at 7 p.m.
After handing UT Martin a hefty 83-59 victory in the quarterfinal round of the conference tournament on Thursday, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles will have to turn around to take on the defending OVC champions and 2010 NCAA tournament participants in Murray State.

March 3, 2011
Golden Eagles head to semis; Martin falls in Municipal
Jud Dillard recorded his fourth double-double on the season while Kevin Murphy put his ninth 20+ point performancev of the season in the books to lead the Golden Eagles to a 83-59 victory over the no. 8 seeded Skyhawks in the quarterfinal round of the OVC Tournament.

March 1, 2011
Murphy and Swansey receive post-season honors
TTU juniors Kevin Murphy and Zac Swansey make appearances on the All-OVC Men’s Basketball lists as voted upon by head coaches and Sports Information Directors throughout the league, and announced by the conference office on Tuesday.

February 28, 2011
Zac Swansey voted OVC Newcomer of the Week
Junior guard Zac Swansey has been selected as the Ohio Valley Conference adidas Newcomer of the Week for the second time this season, for his solid efforts last week in two wins by the Golden Eagles.

February 26, 2011
Golden Eagles edge Gamecocks on Senior Night in Eblen Center
Zac Swansey had another game-winner in the final minute, helping Tennessee Tech claim a 77-75 OVC victory over Jacksonville State on Senior Night Saturday in Eblen Center.

February 25, 2011
First 300 fans wearing purple admitted free Saturday night
The first 300 fans who are wearing purple into Eblen Center Saturday night will be admitted free to Tennessee Tech's Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader against Jacksonville State. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and the women's game tips at 5:30.

February 25, 2011
Fans invited to Music City Mingle event during OVC Tournament
Fans are invited to attend the "Music City Mingle" event between the afternoon and evening sessions on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday during the 2011 OVC Basketball Championships in Nashville.

February 25, 2011
Senior Night features three as the Golden Eagles close against JSU
In the final game of the regular season, the Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech will face off against the Gamecocks of Jacksonville State on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The game will also honor three graduating seniors in Charles Newton, Byron Pickens and Alfred Jones.

February 23, 2011
College Chalktalk calls on assistant coach Russ Willemsen for another contribution
A regular contributor for College Chalktalk, Russ Willemsen - assistant men's basketball coach at Tennessee Tech University - discusses the components of "Late Game Heroics" in the National Coaches Diary Series.

February 22, 2011
True team effort in Edwardsville nets hefty road win for Tech
Thirteen Golden Eagles saw action on the court in Tuesday night’s game against the Cougars of SIU-Edwardsville, 11 of whom scored points in Tennessee Tech’s 92-69 win on the road.

February 20, 2011
Final road game of the regular season tips off in SIU-Edwardsville
In the final road game of the regular season, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team heads to SIU-Edwardsville to face off against the future OVC rivals. Tip time is set for 7:30 p.m.

February 19, 2011
Golden Eagles slip past Gardner-Webb, 60-58, in final minute
Trailing much of the second half, Tennessee Tech slipped past Gardner-Webb Saturday night in the final minute, 60-58, as Kevin Murphy scored the Golden Eagles' final 10 points.

February 17, 2011
BracketBuster weekend brings Gardner-Webb to Cookeville
One of Sears/ESPNU’s BracketBuster match-ups this year features the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles going head to head with the Runnin’ Bulldogs of Gardner-Webb in Cookeville on Saturday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m.

February 16, 2011
Tech to host Think Pink, Pack The House Night Saturday
Fans are encouraged to wear pink and to fill the stands Saturday night when the Golden Eagle basketball teams host a doubleheader in Eblen Center. All fans wearing pink for "Think Pink" Night can buy tickets for one dollar.

February 16, 2011
Buckets; article on Swansey featured on Jeff Goodman's blog
Zac Swansey and his clutch shooting is being recognized across the nation; in a recent article by Justin Young, featured on Jeff Goodman's Yardbarker blog, Swansey discusses how his game-winners have fueled his career as a guard.

February 14, 2011
Another buzzer-beating, game-winnner for Swansey as Tech edges TSU
For the fourth time this season, junior guard Zac Swansey wore the hero’s cape, hitting a spinning, 14-foot jump shot with 2.7 seconds remaining to propel Tennessee Tech to a climactic, 61-59 OVC victory over Tennessee State in the Eblen Center.

February 13, 2011
Back at it in the Hoop; men's basketball hosts Tennessee State Monday
In the first of three final home games of the regular season, the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team will go up against TSU on Monday in a single game event, starting at 7 p.m.

February 12, 2011
Several standouts as Golden Eagles burn UT Martin for sixth OVC road win
The red-hot shooting Golden Eagles stole a road win at UT Martin, topping the Skyhawks 85-71 to remain in the hunt for one of the top spots in the Ohio Valley Conference standings. Tech is home Monday at 7 p.m. against Tennessee State.

February 11, 2011
Men round out road trip with a game against the Skyhawks
In their final conference game on the road of the 2010-11 season, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles will head to Martin, Tenn. to take on the Skyhawks on Saturday at 6 p.m. At present, Tech ranks fourth in the conference with their 9-6 record, while UTM sits in eighth with a record of 4-10.

February 10, 2011
Eblen Center under "blizzard" warning for TSU game Monday night
Whether or not the weather outside cooperates won't matter -- there is a "blizzard" warning being posted for Eblen Center for Monday night's game against Tennessee State. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow?

February 10, 2011
Murray State claims defensive contest over visiting Golden Eagles
Tennessee Tech dropped a defensive slugfest at Murray State Thursday night, falling 55-44 to the league-leading Racers. The Golden Eagles play their final conference road game Saturday at UT Martin before returning to Eblen Center Monday to host Tennessee State.

February 9, 2011
Headed to Racer country; Tech men take on Murray State at CFBS Arena
After going 2-1 in their most recent home stand, capped off by the season sweep of Austin Peay, the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team will take on top-ranked OVC opponent Murray State in Kentucky on Thursday night.

February 9, 2011
Golden Eagles give back; Tech men’s basketball helps out at Sycamore
Three members of the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team visited Sycamore Elementary school on Thursday to spend time with students that participate in the school’s after-school L.E.A.P.S. program.

February 9, 2011
Happy Valentine's Day: Sweetheart Special for Monday's game
Tennessee Tech is offering a Sweetheart Special for Monday's Valentine's Day game when Tennessee State visits. Fans can purchase two tickets for the price of one for the 7 p.m. game against the Tigers.

February 8, 2011
Time to make plans for Nashville -- Both Tech teams in OVC tournament
Golden Eagle basketball fans -- You can purchase your tickets and make your hotel reservations for Nashville for the 2011 OVC Tournament -- both Golden Eagle teams have clinched spots in the event, March 2-5.

February 7, 2011
Golden Eagles keep pace in OVC race, top Govs 70-64
Tennessee Tech swept the season series from Austin Peay by claiming a 70-64 victory Monday night in the Eblen Center. With the win, Tech stayed within striking distance of the lead in the Ohio Valley Conference race, tied for third with the Govs.

February 7, 2011
Golden Eagles take on Govs; Austin Peay comes to Cookeville on Monday
The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team will face off against the Governors of Austin Peay in a single-game event on Monday night in the Hoop. Tip time is scheduled for 7 p.m.

February 6, 2011
Players, coaches and fans have all helped Tech reach 1,000 victories
Recognition for the men's basketball program reaching 1,000 all-time victories will take place Monday just prior to tipoff of the Golden Eagle game against Austin Peay in the Eblen Center.

February 5, 2011
Win streak snapped as Morehead State tops Tech, 76-60
Freshman Drew Kelly led Morehead State to a 76-60 Ohio Valley Conference victory over the Golden Eagles Saturday night in the Eblen Center, snapping Tech's three-game winning streak.

February 4, 2011
Heavyweights will battle when Morehead State visits Saturday night
Two teams with an eye on the 2011 OVC Championship will go head-to-head Saturday night when Morehead State visits Tennessee Tech for a 7:30 p.m. contest in the Eblen Center.

February 3, 2011
Golden Eagles hold off stubborn EKU Colonels, 63-54
Junior Kevin Murphy scored 25 points and senior Alfred Jones grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Tennessee Tech to a nine-point OVC win over Eastern Kentucky Thursday night in Eblen Center.

February 2, 2011
First 1,500 fans Thursday receive free Cumberland Insurance Rally Towel
The first 1,500 fans into the arena Thursday evening for Tennessee Tech's doubleheader against Eastern Kentucky will receive a free Cumberland Insurance Purple Pride Rally Towel. Fans can bring the rally towel to remaining home games to receive a free gift.

February 1, 2011
Tech basketball returns home to play three in the Hoop this week
After sweeping their last road trip for the first time in several years this past weekend, the Golden Eagle men’s basketball team is back in action on their home court for a three-game stand this week.

January 31, 2011
Plenty of special events planned for upcoming games in Eblen Center
With games on Thursday, Saturday and Monday in Eblen Center -- crucial games, by the way -- Tennessee Tech is hosting a variety of special events to help add to the homecourt advantage for the Golden Eagles.

January 31, 2011
Teams collecting donations during "Hoops for Heroes" SAAC initiative
Student-athletes of Tennessee Tech’s 14 athletic teams will participate in the Ohio Valley Conference SAAC initiative "Hoops for Heroes" at games Thursday and Saturday in Eblen Center. The funds will go to the Wounded Warrior Project.

January 31, 2011
Golden Eagles to host Gardner Webb Feb. 19 in Bracket Buster
Tennessee Tech's Feb. 19 Bracket Buster game will be against....Gardner Webb. The pairings for the OVC schools were announced Monday evening on ESPNU, and the Golden Eagles will host the Bulldogs from the Big South Conference.

January 31, 2011
Willemsen talks about "Handling Adversity" as a team for College Chalktalk
Tennessee Tech assistant basketball coach Russ Willemsen recently contributed a piece to College Chalktalk, one of the nation's prime outlets for NCAA hoops coverage, on handling off-court adversity as a team.

January 31, 2011
Swansey earns the vote for OVC Newcomer of the Week
Junior Zac Swansey has been voted Newcomer of the Week by the Ohio Valley Conference for his performances in last week's conference match-ups.

January 29, 2011
Golden Eagles edge close to first place with road win at SEMO
Tennessee Tech claimed its second consecutive road victory Saturday night, taking a 93-86 win at Southeast Missouri, allowing the Golden Eagles to climb to within one game of first place in the OVC standings.

January 28, 2011
Tech takes on SEMO Saturday at 6; Coaches wearing sneakers
The Golden Eagles wrap up their four-game road stretch Saturday at 6 p.m. with a game at Southeast Missouri in the Show-Me Center. Tech's coaching staff will take part in the "Coaches vs. Cancer" program and wear suits and sneakers on the sidelines.

January 27, 2011
Ho-hum...another last-second Swansey 3-pointer lifts Tech
Junior Zac Swansey scored the game-winning 3-pointer with eight seconds remaining Thursday night to lift the Golden Eagles to a 77-74 victory at Eastern Illinois and keep Tech within reach of the top of the league standings.

January 25, 2011
Basketball coaches get the chance to speak to area business leaders
Members of the Cookeville-area business community heard comments from Golden Eagle basketball coaches Mike Sutton and Sytia Messer Tuesday morning at the monthly Chamber of Commerce Business Before Hours gathering.

January 25, 2011
Fans - Last chance to get OVC Tourney tickets at deepest discount
Golden Eagle basketball fans are reminded that the special offer for the absolute lowest price on OVC Basketball Tournament tickets is in its final week. The offer is only allowed by the league through Monday to save $120 on all-session tickets.

January 25, 2011
Men’s basketball kicks off second half of their four-game road stint
The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team will hit the road this week for the final two games of a four-game OVC road stint, as they take on EIU and SEMO this coming Thursday and Saturday.

January 24, 2011
Coach Sutton recognized for his perseverence on the sidelines
Tech men's basketball head coach Mike Sutton was recently mentioned by Jeff Goodman, senior college basketball writer for FOXSports.com, for his tenacity in recovering from Guillian-Barre Syndrome.

January 22, 2011
Free throw woes cost Tech in 71-65 loss at Tennessee State
Tennessee Tech struggled at the free throw line Saturday and Tennessee State took advantage in a 71-65 Ohio Valley Conference victory in Gentry Center that left the Tigers tied for first in the league standings.

January 21, 2011
"Turn up the lights in here baby, extra bright I want y'all to see this..."
"Flash lights, spot lights, strobe lights, street lights" SportsCenter gives junior Zac Swansey "all of the lights" after his game winning three over Austin Peay on Thursday night.

January 21, 2011
One game out; Tech basketball heads to Nashville to take on TSU Saturday
After upsetting APSU on Thursday night, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are just one game out of first place in Ohio Valley Conference standings with a 5-3 record. They’ll look to move up in standings when they tip off against no. 1 ranked TSU (6-2) on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

January 20, 2011
Swansey, Golden Eagles shock Governors, 71-68 in Clarksville
Zac Swansey's 3-pointer with two seconds left lifted Tennessee Tech to a 71-68 victory at Austin Peay Thursday night and allowed the Golden Eagles to climb to within one game of the first-place Governors.

January 19, 2011
Murphy newest member of 1,000-Point Club, Hayes edging closer to joining
Kevin Murphy has earned his membership card in an exclusive group of Tennessee Tech basketball players, the 1,000-Point Club. Now, the leading scorer on the women's team, Tacarra Hayes, is bidding to do the same.

January 18, 2011
Take it to the top; Tech basketball faces No. 1 APSU in Clarksville on Thursday
An upset alert is on for Thursday evening’s game between the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles and the top ranked Governors of Austin Peay. The game, which will be broadcast on ESPN3.com and ESPN-U, will tip off at 6:02 p.m. in Clarksville.

January 15, 2011
First half surge helps Murray State trump Tech in Eblen Center
Tennessee Tech's early lead evaporated behind a late first half Murray State surge and the Racers held that edge throughout the second half on the way to a 92-85 Ohio Valley Conference victory Saturday night in Eblen Center.

January 14, 2011
Tech takes on defending OVC champs when Murray comes to Eblen Saturday
The Golden Eagles will look to take three straight wins for the first time this season when they take on the 2010 NCAA Tournament representatives from the OVC when the Racers of Murray State come to Cookeville Saturday night.

January 13, 2011
Tech fan bus planned for doubleheader at TSU Saturday, Jan. 22
A fan bus will head to Nashville on Saturday, Jan. 22, for Tennessee Tech's OVC basketball doubleheader at Tennessee State. Radio personality Philip Gibbons will host the group. Sign up soon to reserve a seat.

January 13, 2011
Last man standing: Golden Eagles top UT Martin in triple overtime
Zac Swansey had 19 points and 11 assists, one of two Golden Eagles with double-doubles and one of six to score in double figures as Tennessee Tech outlasted UT Martin, 109-105, in triple overtime Thursday night in Eblen Center. Eight players fouled out of the contest.

January 12, 2011
Deadline extended for purchasing OVC Tourney tickets at reduced price
Fans who plan to attend the OVC Basketball Tournament in Nashville March 2-5 have until the end of January to purchase all-session tickets for the reduced price of $60. The deadline has been extended one month by the conference.

January 12, 2011
Thursday evening doubleheader vs. UT Martin still on the schedule
The Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader against UT Martin is still scheduled to be played Thursday night in Tennessee Tech's Eblen Center. Tipoff for the women's game -- a battle for first place -- is at 5:30 p.m.

January 12, 2011
Saturday’s men’s basketball game Available on ESPN3/Full Court
Saturday evening’s basketball game between the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles and the Murray State Racers in Eblen Center will be broadcasted by Wazoo Sport and therefore available on ESPN3.com and ESPN Full Court.

January 11, 2011
Conference play comes to Cookeville; Men’s basketball tips off against UTM
With students back in the stands and a recent win under their belts, the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team will host the Skyhawks of UT Martin to the Hoop on Thursday for the first OVC match-up in Cookeville of the new year. Tip off is set for 7:30 p.m.

January 10, 2011
Jackson County Night is Thursday in Eblen Center
Residents of Jackson County can purchase tickets for just one dollar each for Thursday's OVC doubleheader in Eblen Center when Tennessee Tech hosts UT Martin. The women's game -- a battle for first place -- begins at 5:30 p.m.

January 8, 2011
Electrifying effort lights the way to 12-point victory at EKU
Zach Bailey scored 10 straight points, keying a late 13-2 run that helped Tennessee Tech claim a 78-66 OVC victory at Eastern Kentucky Saturday night. He was one of five Golden Eagles to score in double digits in the win.

January 7, 2011
On to the next one; men's basketball team heads to Richmond for EKU on Saturday
The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team will round out their “Death Valley” road trip with a game against the Colonels of Eastern Kentucky on Saturday at 6 p.m.

January 6, 2011
Back-and-forth OVC battle goes to Morehead State, 76-64
Tennessee Tech put up a good fight Thursday night but the Golden Eagles fell to host Morehead State, 76-64, in a back-and-forth OVC battle.

January 6, 2011
Illness causes Golden Eagle head coach Mike Sutton to miss Kentucky road trip
Tennessee Tech basketball coach Mike Sutton has stayed home because of illness, missing the Golden Eagle road trip to Morehead State and Eastern Kentucky Kentucky.

January 5, 2011
Men's game at Austin Peay to be televised on ESPNU; Tipoff times changed
The Golden Eagle men's basketball game at Austin Peay on Thursday, Jan. 20, has been selected from its "wild card" lineup to be televised nationally by ESPNU, prompting time changes for the tipoff of both games that night in Clarksville.

January 4, 2011
2011 OVC play tips off; men’s basketball visits “Death Valley” this weekend
Conference play shifts into high gear this weekend for the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team as they hit the road for the infamous trip up to “Death Valley” to take on Morehead State and Eastern Kentucky in the first two OVC match-ups of 2011.

January 2, 2011
Second half surge lifts Golden Eagles over Bluefield, 74-56
It took a strong second half by Tennessee Tech to subdue a determined Bluefield College Sunday afternoon. Chase Dunn had 21 points and Kevin Murphy 20 as the Golden Eagles outlasted the Rams in Eblen Center to open the new year.

December 31, 2010
Tennessee Tech basketball welcomes 2011 and Bluefield College on Sunday
The TTU Golden Eagles will kick off the new year with game two of January 2nd’s double header event, taking on Bluefield College at 4 p.m.

December 30, 2010
Newton, McMorrow lead Golden Eagles over Crowley's Ridge
Charles Newton scored a career-high 23 points and Liam McMorrow added his second career double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds as Tennessee Tech returned to action with a 106-44 victory over Crowley's Ridge College Thursday night in Eblen Center.

December 29, 2010
Tech takes on Crowley’s Ridge in its last game of 2010
The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team resumes play after the winter break with a non-conference game against Crowley’s Ridge College on Thursday at 7 p.m in Eblen Center.

December 28, 2010
Special promotions in store at several upcoming basketball games
Several special events are planned at Tennessee Tech's upcoming basketball games, beginning with another "Church Bulletin Day" at Sunday's doubleheader in Eblen Center.

December 21, 2010
Swansey nominated for the 2011 Bob Cousy Award as one of the nation’s top point guards
Junior Zac Swansey is one of 66 NCAA basketball players in contention for the 2011 Bob Cousy award and the title of the nation’s top point guard.

December 21, 2010
Southeast Missouri upends Golden Eagles, 77-75
Southeast Missouri forced Tennessee Tech into a game of catch-up Tuesday night in Eblen Center, and the Golden Eagles came up just short in suffering their first OVC loss of the season, 77-75.

December 20, 2010
Undefeated in OVC play, Tech hosts the Redhawks on Tuesday
The Golden Eagle men’s basketball team will look to remain unbeaten in OVC play Tuesday night as they host the Southeast Missouri Redhawks in game two of a double-header. The men’s game will tip off at 7:30 p.m.

December 19, 2010
Swansey, Golden Eagles edge Panthers in final seconds, 65-64
Zac Swansey's only basket of the night proved to be the game-winner with 4.5 seconds remaining as Tennessee Tech edged Eastern Illinois, 65-64, Sunday evening in Eblen Center.

December 17, 2010
Golden Eagles resume conference play against EIU Panthers Sunday
Coming off of a huge non-conference win over Hiwassee College, the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team gets back into OVC play in game two of Sunday’s double-header against the Panthers of Eastern Illinois.

December 17, 2010
Sutton nominated as one of six coaches for 2010 NGO Positive Peace Awards
Tennessee Tech basketball coach Mike Sutton was one of six coaches nominated for the 2010 United Nations NGO Positive Peace Awards. This award, honors and recognizes individuals, businesses, athletes, coaches, sports teams, entertainers and schools around the world for their positive contributions.

December 16, 2010
Golden Eagles set two school marks in 71-point win over Hiwassee
Tennessee Tech set a school record by forcing 38 turnovers and tied another with 26 steals, cruising to a 113-42 victory over Hiwassee College Thursday night at Livingston Academy.

December 15, 2010
Sunday's doubleheader to be aired by WCTE, men's game on CSS TV
Golden Eagle basketball fans around the region who don’t get the chance to visit Eblen Center Sunday afternoon will still have the opportunity to watch Tennessee Tech’s two basketball teams in Ohio Valley Conference action.

December 15, 2010
Tech teams up with Nike as men’s basketball vies for the OVC and NCAA tournaments
Tennessee Tech basketball and Nike have teamed up to launch a new way for fans to cheer on the Golden Eagles this season as they make their way toward the ultimate goal in NCAA basketball – the Big Dance.

December 15, 2010
Golden Eagles host Hiwassee College Tigers off-site at Livingston Academy
In a recently added game, the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team will host the Tigers of Hiwassee College Thursday evening at Livingston Academy, alma mater of TTU guard Chase Dunn. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.

December 14, 2010
Sunday games to feature Jr. Pro, church bulletin promotions
The first of two Sunday doubleheaders coming up in the next few weeks, Tennessee Tech’s games against Eastern Illinois this weekend will be the first of two “Church Bulletin Sunday” promotions. It's also Jr. Pro Day at Eblen Center.

December 11, 2010
Lipscomb takes the win; Golden Eagles fall 98-94 in Eblen Center
Five Golden Eagles had double figure scoring performances as Tech rallied back from a 14-point deficit, but TTU couldn’t pull through with the win on Saturday at home.

December 10, 2010
Tech adds game; Will host Hiwassee Thursday night at Livingston Academy
Tennessee Tech has added a game to the men’s basketball schedule, replacing a contest that was postponed a couple of weeks back. The Golden Eagles will host Hiwassee College on Thursday night (Dec. 16) at Livingston Academy.

December 10, 2010
Golden Eagles prepare for Lipscomb; tipoff scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday
In their second of six straight home games, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles will take on the Bisons of Lipscomb University in the Hooper Eblen Center Saturday at 7 p.m.

December 8, 2010
High Point guns down Golden Eagles, 80-69
High Point used a 12-0 run to start the game and 58 percent shooting in the second half to down the Golden Eagles, 80-69, Wednesday night in Eblen Center in the first meeting between the two schools

December 7, 2010
Golden Eagles begin six-game home stint Wednesday against High Point
The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team returns to Eblen Center Wednesday evening for a match-up against High Point at 7 p.m. The contest will mark the start of six consecutive home games for Tech, going through January 2.

December 4, 2010
New start time; Doubleheader on Dec. 19 added to OVC TV package
The tipoff time for the women's basketball game on Sunday, Dec. 19, has been moved ahead an hour to 1 p.m., and both games of Tech's doubleheader with Eastern Illinois that afternoon have been added to the OVC schedule of TV games for 2010-11.

December 4, 2010
Men’s team completes the sweep in a come-from-behind victory over JSU
The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team rallied to overcome a 14-point deficit to hold off the Gamecocks of Jacksonville State on the road in Saturday’s hard-fought, 64-62 OVC opener.

December 2, 2010
Men’s basketball hits the road to open up conference play at Jacksonville State
The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team will take on the Gamecocks of Jacksonville State in Alabama on Saturday to commence conference play for the 2010-11 season. The game will be the second of a double-header event shared with the Golden Eagle women’s team.

December 1, 2010
Tech men's basketball helps to launch College Chalktalk's "Secondary Break"
The Golden Eagle men's basketball program was the first team to debut footage for College Chalktalk's newest video blog, "Secondary Break"

December 1, 2010
Golden Eagles outlast SIUE Cougars, 78-65
Kevin Murphy scored 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and Tech overcame a second-half comeback bid by SIU-Edwardsville as the Golden Eagles gave head coach Mike Sutton his 130th career victory with a 78-65 win Wednesday in Eblen Center.

November 30, 2010
White County Night Wednesday the first of four county nights in Eblen Center
Residents of White County can purchase tickets to Wednesday night's basketball doubleheader in Eblen Center for just $1 each. It's the first of four specially-priced county nights for Golden Eagle basketball games in 2010-11.

November 29, 2010
Golden Eagles take on OVC newcomer SIUE Wednesday; Start time is 6 p.m.
Wednesday evening will mark the first ever meeting between the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team and the Cougars of SIU Edwardsville. The Cougars will travel to Cookeville for the first game of a double-header with tipoff scheduled for 6 p.m.

November 28, 2010
No. 2 Spartans snag 73-55 win over Golden Eagles
Eleven Golden Eagles contributed points in Sunday afternoon’s match-up against Big 10 powerhouse Michigan State but the Spartans, shooting near 50% from the floor on the game and 42% from downtown, earned a 73-55 victory.

November 26, 2010
Men’s basketball to hoop it up against No. 2 Michigan State
In a match-up against the second-highest ranked opponent ever faced by the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball program, the Golden Eagle ballers will tip off against the No. 2 ranked Michigan State Spartans on Sunday at noon.

November 23, 2010
Saturday's women's basketball game begins at 6 p.m.
The women's basketball game on Saturday will begin an hour earlier than the usual tipoff time. The Golden Eagles will host Tennessee Wesleyan in Eblen Center beginning at 6 p.m.

November 23, 2010
Tuesday night game with Appalachian State postponed
The Tennessee Tech men's basketball game against Appalachian State scheduled for Tuesday night in Eblen Center has been postponed, with no makeup date yet determined. ASU and the Southern Conference failed to provide officials for the game.

November 22, 2010
Men’s basketball to take on Appalachian State in Tuesday’s 2010-11 home opener
The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team will host the Mountaineers of Appalachian State Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. in their first regular season game in Eblen Center.

November 20, 2010
Bucs battle hard; Golden Eagles trumped by East Tennessee State
Seniors Kevin Murphy and Alfred Jones stepped up to lead the Golden Eagle men’s basketball team with 13 points apiece, but their efforts weren’t enough to match Mike Smith’s 26 points as the Bucs of East Tennessee State took the 73-60 win on Saturday.

November 18, 2010
Final Football Insiders' Lunch is Monday; Basketball Lunches begin November 29
Coach Watson Brown will host the final 2010 Football Insiders' Lunch on Monday, with fans asked to reserve a spot by noon Friday. Meanwhile, the lunch hour will continue to be busy on Mondays as Tech will host a Basketball Lunch with coaches Mike Sutton and Sytia Messer, beginning November 29.

November 16, 2010
Willemsen a regular for College ChalkTalk; contributes to National Coaches’ Diary Series
Tennessee Tech assistant men’s basketball coach Russ Willemsen has agreed to share his insight as a basketball coach with College ChalkTalk via their latest edifying endeavor – the National Coaches’ Diary Series.

November 15, 2010
Bring on the Bucs; men’s basketball heads to ETSU for Saturday’s game
Both Tennessee Tech and East Tennessee State will look for their fist victory of the 2010 season as they go head to head in Johnson City Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m.

November 12, 2010
Golden Eagles push Wolpack to the end, drop 82-69 battle
The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team matched the NC State Wolfpack in the first half Friday evening in Raleigh, but faced a second half plagued with fouls en route to 13-point road loss.

November 9, 2010
Into the wolf den; Golden Eagles take on the N.C. State Wolfpack in Raleigh
The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team will hop a plane to Raleigh Thursday in anticipation of their regular season opener on Friday against Sidney Lowe’s Wolfpack of North Carolina State. Tip-off is set for 6:00 p.m. CDT at the Reynolds Coliseum.

November 5, 2010
Newton third National Basketball Hall of Fame member to visit this week
When C.M. Newton watched his grandson, Charles, play Thursday night for the Golden Eagles, he was the third member of the National Basketball Hall of Fame to visit Eblen Center and the men's basketball program within a week.

November 4, 2010
"New look" Golden Eagles overwhelm Carson-Newman
It didn't take long for the Golden Eagle men's basketball team to make a good impression Thursday night, jumping to an early lead on the way to defeating Carson-Newman College 95-46 in an exhibition contest in Eblen Center.

November 3, 2010
First Tennessee Bank hosts annual Poster Night Thursday at Eblen Center
Tech basketball fans can receive a complimentary team poster Thursday night when First Tennessee Bank sponsors the teams' annual Poster Night at the exhibition doubleheader in Eblen Center.

November 2, 2010
Men’s basketball gets set to tip off against Carson-Newman in Thursday’s exhibition
The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team will hit the court Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the second exhibition game of a double-header event to open their 2010-11 season.

November 1, 2010
For one, meeting this legend a humbling experience
Sixty years having passed since his NBA debut, Earl Lloyd is celebrated by Tennessee Tech University for being the first African-American to play professional basketball.

October 28, 2010
Tennessee Tech honors Earl Lloyd as the first African-American to play in the NBA
Sunday, Oct. 31 marks the 60th year anniversary since Earl Lloyd became the first African-American to play in the NBA. Tennessee Tech basketball will celebrate the occasion with a “Celebrating 60” event in honor of Lloyd.

October 25, 2010
Murphy preseason all-OVC pick, Golden Eagles tabbed sixth
Junior Kevin Murphy was voted to the preseason all-OVC squad while Tennessee Tech is picked for a sixth place finish this season, according to the annual preseason poll of league coaches and sports information directors.

October 20, 2010
Talented newcomers join 10 returnees as Tech prepares for opener Nov. 4
A nucleus of 10 returnees and an infusion of talented newcomers give the Tennessee Tech men's basketball team reason for high optimism heading into their season opener on Thursday, Nov. 4.

October 20, 2010
Basketball season ticket sales in high gear with opener looming
With just two weeks remaining before the season-opening doubleheader in Eblen Center, Tennessee Tech Athletics has shifted into high gear with its 2010-11 basketball season ticket sales.

October 14, 2010
Tech men’s basketball follows up Friday’s first practice with an intersquad scrimmage on Saturday
The Golden Eagle men’s basketball team will start hooping on Friday with their first official practice of the 2010-11 season. Eager to give fans a sneak peak of this year’s team, the team will follow up with a team scrimmage in the Hooper Eblen Center on Saturday.

October 13, 2010
Starting times set for 2010-11 home basketball games
The tipoff times for Tennessee Tech’s 2010-11 home schedule have been announced. The home schedule features four afternoon contests and 27 in the evenings in Eblen Center.

October 7, 2010
Men’s basketball to potentially snag ESPNU slots this coming season
The Ohio Valley Conference announced its slate of games across ESPN platforms for the 2010-11 season on Thursday, including two slots that may potentially air Tennessee Tech men’s basketball contests.

October 4, 2010
Sutton to serve on NCAA Regional Advisory Committee for the third consecutive year
Tennessee Tech men’s basketball head coach Mike Sutton has agreed to his third year as a voting member of the NCAA DI Regional Advisory Committee, becoming one of just five members of the 31 member committee to contribute in three consecutive years.

September 30, 2010
Tech to be one of 10 OVC schools to compete in ESPN’s 2010 NCAA BracketBusters event
The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team will join the nine other OVC schools in participating in ESPN’s BracketBusters event on Feb. 18-20. The event will feature 11 nationally televised games between 22 teams selected from a pool of 114 – the largest in the event’s history thus far.

September 30, 2010
Men's basketball holds their annual photo day for the 2010-11 season
Get a look behind the scenes at the 2010-11 men's basketball photo day, held in the Hooper Eblen Center on Wednesday evening.

September 30, 2010
Steve Payne named top assistant coach from the Ohio Valley Conference
In a unanimous decision by the coaches in the Ohio Valley Conference, associate head coach for the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team, Steve Payne, was named the top Ohio Valley assistant by FOXsports.com.

September 6, 2010
Men’s basketball schedule features 17 home games, lots of challenges
A schedule loaded with 17 home games, seven opponents who reached the post-season a year ago, perennial powerhouses North Carolina State and No. 2 Michigan State, are some of the highlights ahead for the men’s basketball team and its fans.

September 1, 2010
A golden opportunity for the Golden Eagles in the Dominican
The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team returns from their foreign goodwill tour in the Dominican Republic with a new appreciation for one another.

August 29, 2010
Experience in Dominica should help Golden Eagles on court in 2010-11
Any way you measure it, the Tech men’s basketball team was a long way from home last week. Coach Mike Sutton says the experience will benefit the Golden Eagles in 2010-11.

August 22, 2010
Updates from the Dominican Republic on the men's basketball team
The Golden Eagle men's team continues to hoop it up in the Dominican on their pre-season foreign tour sponsored by G.O. Ministries

August 20, 2010
Hoopin' in the DR...comments from Coach Sutton
The Golden Eagle men's basketball team is participating in a week-long goodwill foreign tour in the Dominican Republic, sponsored by G.O. Ministries. See updates from head Coach Mike Sutton on the team's activity in the Caribbean.

August 20, 2010
McMorrow granted waiver, eligible to play this season for Golden Eagles
Liam McMorrow, a 7-foot transfer from Marquette University, has been granted a waiver of the transfer requirement by the NCAA and will be eligible to begin playing for coach Mike Sutton’s Golden Eagles immediately.

August 18, 2010
Men's basketball team leaves Thursday to play in Dominican Republic
The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team will leave for the Dominican Republic Thursday for a week-long foreign tour sponsored by G.O. Ministries.

August 10, 2010
Basketball featured at Purple Pride Caravan stop in Gainesboro
The latest Purple Pride Caravan stop was in Gainesboro, where basketball was the featured sport. Several Jackson County fans turned out to greet Golden Eagle players and coaches, and several went home with prizes and free tickets.

August 9, 2010
Purple Pride Caravan visits Gainesboro Tuesday afternoon
The Purple Pride Caravan will head to Jackson County Tuesday afternoon to visit neighboring Gainesboro. The event is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Sav-a-lot store. Basketball coach Mike Sutton and softball coach Tory Acheson will be featured.

July 23, 2010
Sutton completes staff with the addition of DeAntoine Beasley
A former Golden Eagle player and member of the British Basketball League with the Plymouth Raiders, DeAntoine Beasley, accepts the assistant coaching position at his alma mater.

July 21, 2010
Looking Back: A peek into the Golden Eagle photo archives
Featured this week: From the 1984-85 season, guard Jimmy Elliott (left) is guarded closely by Chris Michael of the Clemson Tigers in a game that Tech won, 64-63, with a basket at the buzzer.

July 18, 2010
Golden Eagle basketball staff nets seven-foot Marquette transfer
Liam McMorrow, a 7-foot center from Toronto, has transferred to Tennessee Tech from Marquette University and will join the Golden Eagle men’s basketball squad immediately, coach Mike Sutton has announced.

July 13, 2010
NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament expands to 68-team field in 2011
The Division I Men's Basketball Committee announced Monday plans for the 2011 NCAA “First Four” to showcase the expanded 68-team field for the tournament.

July 13, 2010
Tech's Frank Davis named to NABC Honors Court
Tennessee Tech senior guard Frank Davis has been recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) with selection to the NABC Honors Court, honoring collegiate basketball student-athletes who have excelled in academics during the 2009-10 season.

July 9, 2010
New fan poll asks: Which newcomer are you looking forward to watching?
Fans have a chance to vote for the newcomer they are most looking forward to watching in 2010-11. A select list of newcomers from football, volleyball, soccer, men's basketball and women's basketball are the choices. Fans can vote once per day.

June 8, 2010
Golden Eagles add 6-7 forward Dennis Ogbe from Germany
The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball roster will feature an international flair next fall with the recent signing of Dennis Ogbe, a 6-foot-7 forward from Southern Germany.

May 9, 2010
TTU men's basketball roster expands with the addition of Centenary transfer Matt Marseille
Marseille recently signed with Tech after his decision to leave Centenary College, which will be dropping down from Division I effective next season.

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Alumni reception planned for Thursday night at OVC Tournament
Alumni and fans who are in Nashville this week for the Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Tournament are invited to attend a special reception Thursday night following the men's game.

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Tennessee Tech basketball guides available online
The Tennessee Tech men’s and women’s basketball guides are now available to be viewed through a link posted on the sidebar of the men’s and women’s basketball home pages on TTUsports.com.