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November 21, 2008

Golden Eagles take on Belmont in Nashville

The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team looks to get its second straight win in Nashville when it takes on Belmont on Saturday. The Golden Eagles are coming off a 72-55 win at Lipscomb on Nov. 18.

Tech freshman Krystal Stirrup had her first career double-double, with 12 points and 10 rebounds against the Lady Bison, and senior Blair Bowens led the Golden Eagles with 15 points.

Tech comes into Belmont with a 1-1 record on the season. Belmont is 1-0, earning a 69-60 win over Memphis in the season opener.

Last season, the Bruins beat Tech 69-65 in Cookeville. In 2005-06 the Golden Eagles edged the Bruins 56-55, in the teams first meeting since meeting since the 1983-84 season. Tech owns the lead in the all-time series, with an 18-9 advantage.

Saturday's game tips off at 7 p.m. in Belmont's Curb Event Center. The Golden Eagles return to Cookeville on Nov. 25 to host Drake.