Murphy named to OVC All-Tournament TeamTennessee Tech guard Kevin Murphy was named to the All-Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Team at the conclusion of Saturday's championship game at Municipal Auditorium.
Golden Eagles topped in OVC semifinals by No. 9 RacersKevin Murphy became just the 16th place in OVC history to reach 2,000 career points, but his 31 wasn't enough to lift the Golden Eagles Friday. Tech fell to No. 9 Murray State, 78-58, in a tournament semifinal contest.
Golden Eagles set up semifinal showdown with last-minute winZach Bailey grabbed a couple of critical rebounds and Zac Swansey drained the deciding 3-pointer to help Tennessee Tech pull out a 77-73 victory over Southeast Missouri Thursday in the OVC Tournament, sending the Golden Eagles to a semifinal showdown with No. 9 Murray State Friday.
Dillard named OVC Player of the WeekTennessee Tech junior guard Jud Dillard was named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week on Monday for his team-leading performances in victories over Coastal Carolina and Eastern Kentucky.
In-state rivalry resumes between TTU, TSU SaturdayFor the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles, Saturday’s game at Tennessee State represents the opportunity to erase Thursday’s loss and put themselves back in the thick of the hunt for the OVC Tournament’s second seed.
Vote NOW for Murphy as ESPN Impact Player of the WeekTennessee Tech's Kevin Murphy is currently leading in the nationwide voting for the ESPN Impact Player of the Week, with more than 25,000 votes cast. Go to the site now and vote for the Golden Eagle senior guard.