The Tennessee Tech athletic department has recently welcomed Steve Wallace from the University of Rhode Island to the Goldwen Eagle womens basketball staff. Wallace, who was the 2009-10 Director of Operations for URIs womens basketball program, assumed the title of assistant coach effective June 1, 2010.
A Tennessee Miss Basketball winner and two-time all-state pick during her stellar career at Upperman High School in nearby Baxter, Lashay Davis is coming home to play basketball at Tennessee Tech. She is a transfer from Western Kentucky.
The duo of Tacarra Hayes and Kellie Cook led the Tennessee Tech womens basketball team both statistically and emotionally during the 2009-10 season. On Thursday evening, it was no surprise that Hayes and Cook took home the teams top honors at the womens basketball awards banquet.
Former UT star Chamique Holdsclaw will lead the Atlanta Dream next month back to the state where she gained the national spotlight. The Lady Vol All-American will headline the Dream when the play the Washington Mystics in Eblen Center on Sunday, May 9, in a WNBA exhibition game.
Adding to the highly regarded group of recruits she signed during the fall, Tennessee Tech womens basketball coach Sytia Messer on Wednesday announced two additional signees to bolster the young Golden Eagle roster.
Former Tech coach Marynell Meadors, who will lead her Atlanta Dream WNBA team in an exhibition game in Eblen Center on Sunday, May 9, has been selected as an assistant coach for the 2010 USA Basketball World Team.
Bill Worrell was the first person to purchase tickets for the May 9 WNBA exhibition game in Eblen Center, and the Hall of Fame coach urges area youth teams and basketball fans to attend and show support for Marynell Meadors and women's basketball.
The Tennessee Tech womens basketball team ran into a roadblock on Tuesday evening as the Golden Eagles fell to defending OVC Tournament champion Austin Peay, 79-61, in the first round of the 2010 OVC Tournament.
Tech's men's and women's basketball teams have both drawn the same assignment Tuesday night in the first round of the 2010 Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Tournament: Austin Peay in the Dunn Center in Clarksville.
Tennessee Tech controlled the boards and got balanced scoring with four players in double figures on the way to a 77-61 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Jacksonville State Saturday night in the Eblen Center in the final regular season contest of the year.
The scenarios are many for where the Tennessee Tech womens basketball team could be seeded in next weeks OVC Tournament, but the Golden Eagles just need to know one scenario going into Saturdays game against Jacksonville State: Win and they are in.
The Ohio Valley Conference announced last Friday that the Conferences 2010
Womens Basketball semifinals and championship will be produced and televised on Wazoo Sports. It marks the first time that the womens semifinals will be televised live.
Coming off a pivotal come-from-behind win over Tennessee State on Monday, the Tennessee Tech womens basketball team will attempt to earn back-to-back road victories for the first time this season when the Golden Eagles travel to Clarksville for their penultimate OVC contest against Austin Peay.
There will be a distinctly local flavor when the Atlanta Dream and the Washington Mystics play a WNBA exhibition game in Tennessee Techs Eblen Center on Sunday, May 9, the first professional basketball game played in the arena.
Despite the wintry weather the Tennessee Tech men's and women's basketball teams will travel to Tennessee State for an OVC double-header Monday night with the women's game tipping things off at 5:30 p.m.
Saturday night, the Tennessee Tech womens basketball team will play UT Martin as both teams jockey for position late in this Ohio Valley Conference season. The Golden Eagles (10-14, 5-9 OVC) and Skyhawks (7-16, 5-8 OVC) are set to square off at 5:30 p.m. at the Eblen Center.