2012-13 Golden Eagle Women's Basketball Headlines
July 14, 2013
Kellie Cook selected as Tech's 2012-13 Woman of the Year winner
Kellie Cook, who helped her women's basketball team win two conference championships while posting strong grades and serving the campus and community, has been selected as Tennessee Tech's 2012-13 NCAA Woman of the Year winner.
June 16, 2013
Diamond Henderson selected as Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year
Sophomore Diamond Henderson had a breakout season in 2012-13 for the Tennessee Tech women's basketball team, helping capture a share of the OVC regular season. On Sunday, she was named the TTU Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year.
June 6, 2013
Jim Davis Girls' Basketball Camps kick-off Friday at Tennessee Tech
Over 35 teams will convene on Tech's campus Friday, as the first of four Jim Davis Girl's Basketball Camps kick-off summer action. The team camp will feature teams from three different levels from several states.
June 3, 2013
Marynell Meadors honored as Title IX Pioneer at OVC Honors Luncheon
The Ohio Valley Conference held a luncheon recently to cap off a year-long celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Title IX, and former Tennessee Tech women's basketball coach Marynell Meadors was one of the women recognized at the event.
April 28, 2013
Nine Golden Eagles honored at annual Awards Dinner
The 2012-13 women's basketball season was full of surprises. First year head coach Jim Davis returned the program to glory, winning a share of the OVC Regular season title and making the teams 22nd OVC Tournament Finals appearance.
April 23, 2013
Golden Eagle athletes participate in Writing Festival
Over 20 Golden Eagles participated in the Tennessee Tech Festival of Writing Tuesday afternoon. The student-athletes gave their input on new traditions on Tech's campus.
April 17, 2013
Women's Basketball hosts local Girl Scouts
The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team had a chance to unwind and have a little fun Tuesday night with local Girl Scouts from surrounding counties.
April 16, 2013
Women's basketball team caps off season with annual Awards Dinner
The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team will celebrate it's share of the regular season Ohio Valley Conference championship at it's annual Awards Dinner. The dinner, April 28, is open to all Golden Eagle basketball fans.
March 9, 2013
Golden Eagles tripped in overtime in OVC championship game
A gritty, gutsy fight-to the-finish effort by Tennessee Tech made it all the way into overtime, but the Golden Eagles just couldn’t find the range in the extra session and dropped an 87-80 decision to UT Martin in the championship game of the OVC Tournament.
March 8, 2013
Tech advances to OVC Championship game with four-point win
NASHVILLE -- Tennessee Tech slipped past Belmont Friday afternoon, 61-57, in the semifinals of the OVC Tournament, lifting the Golden Eagles into the Championship Game Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
March 6, 2013
Are stars aligned? Golden Eagles ready for OVC Tournament
The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team heads to Nashville for teh 2013 Ohio Valley Conference tournament, playing Friday in the semifinals after sharing the regular season title for the 18th time.
March 5, 2013
Henderson, Davis grab all-OVC women's basketball honors
Tennessee Tech sophomore Diamond Henderson and senior Lashay Davis have earned a duo of all-Ohio Valley Conference selections after helping the Tennessee Tech women's basketball team to a 12-4 conference record and a share of the 2013 OVC Regular Season Championship.
March 5, 2013
Tech fans invited to Music City Mingle during OVC Basketball Tournament
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Ohio Valley Conference invites Tennessee Tech fans attending the 2013 Basketball Championships in Nashville to attend the "Music City Mingle" event between the afternoon and evening sessions on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
March 4, 2013
Lashay Davis nets adidas® Newcomer of the Week
In her final outing at the Eblen Center, Tennessee Tech senior Lashay Davis scored a career-high 21 points on her way to her second OVC adidas® Newcomer of the Week award.
March 2, 2013
Golden Eagle women clinch top spot in East with convincing win over MSU
Seniors Jala Harris and Lashay Davis led the way on Senior Night as Tennessee Tech claimed a 73-53 victory over Morehead State, clinching the top spot in the OVC East Division race.
March 1, 2013
Women's Basketball bids farewell to five seniors in regular season finale
Five seniors, Katherine Barker, Kellie Cook, Kylie Cook, Jala Harris and Lashay Davis, will sport purple and gold for their final time in the Eblen Center Saturday against Morehead State. With the win, the Golden Eagles will clinch the top seed in the East Division and possibly a share of the OVC Regular Season Title.
February 28, 2013
Tech tops Lady Colonels as Heady leads the way; Golden Eagles in first place
Junior Molly Heady recorded her best game of the season Thursday night, and her 19 points was a catalyst for Tennessee Tech as the Golden Eagles vaulted back into a tie for the top spot in the OVC East Division with an emphatic, 67-47 victory over Eastern Kentucky.
February 27, 2013
Scouts, Military honored guests at Thursday doubleheader against EKU
Tennessee Tech's doubleheader against Eastern Kentucky Thursday night has grown in importance, with both Golden Eagle teams seeking crucial victories. It's a perfect night to call on military and area scouts to help back Tech. Free admission is offered for Military Appreciation Night and Scout Night.
February 27, 2013
Battle for top spot comes to Eblen Center as women host Eastern Kentucky
The Golden Eagles have regained their focus and intensity after a crucial road win over Southeast Missouri Monday night, and will welcome Eastern Kentucky Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The Lady Colonels currently lead the East Division, but Tech can catch them with a win.
February 26, 2013
Buy one ticket, get one free for this week's basketball games
With so much at stake for both Tennessee Tech basketball teams, the Athletics Dept. is hosting Fan Appreciation Week for the two OVC doubleheaders. Fans can get a free ticket with each ticket purchased for the Thursday games against EKU and Saturday's doubleheader against Morehead State.
February 25, 2013
Division lead within reach, but huge road test awaits
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- The Golden Eagles need to win three games to clinch the top seed in the East Division. Tech hits the road for its final road game of the season to take on Southeast Missouri in a pivotal game in OVC action.
February 25, 2013
Golden Eagles dispatch Redhawks, keeping race alive for top spot
The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team dispatched the Southeast Missouri Redhawks Monday night in Cape Girardeau, 64-51, for a key road victory in the Golden Eagles race for the top seed in the Ohio Valley Conference.
February 20, 2013
OVC women’s basketball final two rounds to be aired on ESPN3
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- The OVC announced Wednesday that the final two rounds of the Women's Basketball Tournament will be aired live on ESPN3, March 8-9. Tennessee Tech is in a battle for the top seeds in the tournament.
February 19, 2013
Lee University retires Golden Eagles DOBO Brooke McKinnon-Evans' Jersey
CLEVELAND, Tenn. - Former Lee University All-American Brooke McKinnon-Evans , currently a member of the Tennessee Tech women's basketball staff, had her jersey officially retired by her alma mater recently.
February 18, 2013
Women's Basketball falters against Eastern Kentucky
RICHMOND, Ky. -- The Golden Eagles lost its hold on first place with a 61-55 loss at Eastern Kentucky, slipping one game back into a tie for second place with Belmont behind the Lady Colonels.
February 17, 2013
Battle for top spot comes to head as Golden Eagles take on EKU
The Golden Eagle women's basketball team has been waiting all season for this final stretch. Tech is finally in control of its own outcome as two 9-3 teams face-off Monday in a battle for the top spot in the OVC East Division when Tech visits Eastern Kentucky.
February 16, 2013
Golden Eagles claim fourth straight with 14-point road win at Morehead State
MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Tennessee Tech won its fourth consecutive game and climbed into a tie for first place in the Ohio Valley Conference East Division with an impressive 84-70 road victory Saturday evening at Morehead State.
February 16, 2013
Women's basketball squares off against Morehead State in OVC Tilt
Kicking off a three-game road stretch, the Tennessee Tech women's basketball team gears up to take on Morehead State Saturday in a key OVC matchup. The Golden Eagles are just one-half a game out of first place in the OVC East Division.
February 9, 2013
Bombs away: Davis sparks Tech to OVC romp over Jacksonville State
A 14-1 first-half run sparked by Lashay Davis allowed Tennessee Tech to capture control of the game and the Golden Eagles maintained ownership to the final buzzer for a convincing 79-52 OVC victory Saturday night over Jacksonville State in Eblen Center.
February 7, 2013
Tech hoping to continue winning ways vs. Jacksonville State
The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team returns to action Saturday to host Jacksonville State. The Golden Eagles have strung together back-to-back wins and are looking to extend their winning ways. Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
February 6, 2013
Communiversity Night Saturday when Gamecocks visit Eblen Center
All Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce members can receive up to eight free tickets for Saturday's doubleheader vs. Jacksonville State as Tennessee Tech celebrates Communiversity Night in Eblen Center.
February 6, 2013
Tennessee Tech women's basketball hosts Play 4 Kay awareness event
The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team will host its annual "Think Pink" event Saturday, in association with the Kay Yow Cancer Foundation and Play 4 Kay. The awareness event will take place during Tech's home game against Jacksonville State, with tipoff at 5:30 p.m.
February 5, 2013
Youth basketball players invited guests at Saturday doubleheader
All area Youth basketball teams and players are invited to be special guests of the Golden Eagle basketball teams Saturday evening when Tech hosts an Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader against Jacksonville State. Hoop Troop members are also invited to an afternoon meet-and-greet with the players.
February 5, 2013
Harris captures adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week honor
Tennessee Tech women’s basketball senior Jala Harris has captured the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week award announced Tuesday.
February 4, 2013
Tennessee Tech outlasts Tennessee State in OVC overtime road win
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- In an overtime nail-biter, Kellie Cook made her only shot of the game, a long-three pointer from the corner that sealed a 71-68 victory over the Tigers of Tennessee State Monday in Gentry Arena.
February 3, 2013
Golden Eagles look to spark a streak at Tennessee State
The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team returns to Music City Monday to take on division rival Tennessee State. Just one month ago Tech downed the Tigers in the Eblen Center 80-77 and must defeat TSU once again to remain undefeated in the East. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
February 2, 2013
Golden Eagles come out on top in OVC East Division tilt
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team downed Ohio Valley Conference East Division leader Belmont University, 67-62, Saturday evening. Jala Harris led with 21 points while T'Keyah Williams earned the team's first double-double of the year.
February 1, 2013
Women's basketball team travels to Belmont for OVC clash
The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team travels to the Curb Event Center in Nashville Saturday to take on the Belmont Bruins in OVC East action. Tip-off is scheduled for 5 p.m.
January 29, 2013
Golden Eagle basketball teams featured at Chamber of Commerce gathering
Tech women's basketball head coach Jim Davis and assistant men's coach Russ Willemsen, along with a couple of players, were the featured guests Tuesday morning at the Chamber of Commerce gathering.
January 29, 2013
Tennessee Education Lottery continues to support Tennessee Tech
The Tennessee Education Lottery presented a commemorative check to Tennessee Tech in recognition of its support for the university and Golden Eagle Basketball.
January 28, 2013
Shots don't fall as Tech handed OVC home loss by Murray State
Tennessee Tech never found its shooting touch Monday night and Murray State took advantage to claim a 68-52 Ohio Valley Conference victory over the Golden Eagles in Eblen Center.
January 27, 2013
Golden Eagles host Murray State in key East vs. West match-up
Murray State races into the Eblen Center Monday night on a three-game winning streak, looking to knock of host Tennessee Tech in an East versus West match-up. The Golden Eagles are 1-2 in their past three games and need to play well to win a key game in Ohio Valley Conference action. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m.
January 26, 2013
Golden Eagles sizzle in topping Lady Govs by 22 points
Kellie Cook and Jala Harris combined to shoot 12-for-15 from long range to lead the Tennessee Tech women's basketball team to a 73-51 victory over Austin Peay Saturday night in Eblen Center.
January 25, 2013
SAAC "Hoops for Heroes" to collect donations at Saturday doubleheader
As part of the Ohio Valley Conference's "Hoops for Heroes" initiative, Tennessee Tech student-athletes will be in the stands at Saturday's doubleheader collecting donations to help send local warriors to the OVC Tournament.
January 25, 2013
Women's Basketball hosts in-state rival Austin Peay
The Golden Eagle women's basketball team will host the Lady Govs of Austin Peay Saturday, Jan. 26 in the first part of an OVC double-header. Tech is focused on jumping back into the win column after dropping two-straight losses to conference opponents. Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m.
January 24, 2013
All-session tickets for OVC Tournament on sale through Jan. 31 for just $60
Tennessee Tech fans planning to follow the Golden Eagles to Nashville for the OVC Basketball Tournament have until Jan. 31 to purchase all-session tickets at the discounted price of $60. Tickets are available at the Athletics Ticket Office in Eblen Center.
January 21, 2013
Golden Eagles fall to hot-shooting Skyhawks in Eblen Center
UT Martin scorched the nets from long distance on the way to an 81-63 Ohio Valley Conference victory over Tennessee Tech Monday night in Eblen Center.
January 20, 2013
Rematch: Women's Basketball hosts UT Martin in OVC Battle
It's been two years since the Golden Eagles have won the battle for the skies, but the University of Tennessee Martin enters the Hooper Eblen Center Monday, Jan. 21, for a rematch of the 2011 and 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship.
January 15, 2013
"Take A Kid To The Game" is Monday in Tech's Eblen Center
Tennessee Tech will host "Take A Kid To The Game" on Monday night, Jan. 21, when the women's basketball team hosts TUT Martin at 7 p.m. in Eblen Center. Get one free youth admission with each adult admission.
January 14, 2013
Golden Eagles topped by EIU in high-scoring thriller
The women's basketball team was dethroned on the road Monday night by the Panthers of Eastern Illinois. The Golden Eagles dropped an 89-79 decision, as both teams shot lights out in Lantz Arena.
January 13, 2013
East versus West: Top OVC teams battle Monday night
Tennessee Tech, the only unbeaten women's basketball team in the OVC, will face the Eastern Illinois Panthers Monday night in a battle between the top-ranked teams from each division. The Panthers hold home court advantage, but the Golden Eagles have a 4-0 conference record, giving the visitors momentum. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
January 12, 2013
History repeats itself... almost: Tech downs SIUE in dominant fashion
The Golden Eagles picked up a huge road win in Edwardsville, Ill. Saturday evening as they downed the Cougars of SIU Edwardsville in OVC action. Tech won the contest 66-56, and the Golden Eagles shot 51 percent from the floor.
January 11, 2013
On the Road Again: Women's Basketball kicks off two-game road trip
The first leg of the Golden Eagles' trip will be in Edwardsville, Illinois. The Purple and Gold will face the Cougars (7-8, 1-2 OVC) Saturday at 4 p.m.
January 7, 2013
Survivor Eblen Center: Golden Eagles remain unbeaten in OVC play
Diamond Henderson scored 24 points, going 5-for-6 from long range, and Jala Harris added 20 as Tennessee Tech remained unbeaten in Ohio Valley Conference play with an 80-77 victory over Tennessee State Monday night.
January 6, 2013
Women's Basketball welcomes in-state rival to Eblen Center
The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team will take on the Tigers of Tennessee State Monday night at 7:00 p.m. The Golden Eagles are one of two unbeaten teams in the OVC and are looking to remain perfect after the in-state match-up.
January 5, 2013
Golden Eagle women subdue Belmont in initial OVC meeting
The Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team took over first place in the Ohio Valley Conference East Division and remained one of only two unbeaten teams in the league in conference play by outlasting a challenge from Belmont Saturday in Eblen Center and claiming a tough, 58-52 victory.
January 4, 2013
For the first time, Tech hosts the Belmont Bruins as an OVC opponent
The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team will play host to the Belmont Bruins Saturday evening in the first part of a doubleheader in the Eblen Center. The Golden Eagles are 1-0 in conference action and tied with Belmont for first place in the East division.
January 2, 2013
Still a deal: Season tickets for remainder of TTU games on sale through Saturday
Season tickets for the remaining 12 nights and 17 games of Tennessee Tech basketball in Eblen Center are on sale through Saturday, and still represent a savings over individual game tickets.
January 2, 2013
WCTE TV to air 10 Golden Eagle basketball games starting Thursday
WCTE TV has announced plans to televise 10 Tennessee Tech basketball games during the 2012-13 regular season, a program lineup that includes five men's games and five women's games on the PBS station.
December 31, 2012
Tech looks to tame the Tigers
The Golden Eagle women's basketball team will ring in the New Year in Memphis, Tennessee, wrapping up a six-game road trip against the Memphis Tigers. Tech is looking to pick up their third win in a row in non-conference action. Tip-off is slated for 12 p.m. CT.
December 31, 2012
Tough second half hands Golden Eagles loss to Memphis Tigers
The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team was defeated by the Memphis Tigers Monday afternoon, 73-64, thanks in part to 20 Tiger points from the charity stripe, 11 in the second half alone.
December 29, 2012
Golden Eagles notch first OVC Win
The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team has been preparing for this game since July and it has paid off. The Golden Eagles soared to a 73-51 victory over Jacksonville State, notching their first Ohio Valley Conference victory of the season.
December 28, 2012
OVC women's basketball action kicks off at Jacksonville State
Women's hoops travels to Jacksonville State to kick off Ohio Valley Conference action Saturday. The Golden Eagles will play in their fifth game on the road and are looking to get back above .500. Tip-off is at 2:00 p.m.
December 22, 2012
Women's Hoops heads to Marshall
The Golden Eagles will hit the court for the first time in a week as they travel to Huntingdon, W. Va. for their last game before the holiday break. Tech will take on the Thundering Herd of Marshall University Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
December 22, 2012
Women's Basketball corral's the Herd
Tech downed Marshall University 67-60 Saturday afternoon in Huntington, W. Va. The Golden Eagles played aggressive with three players, Williams, Harris and Dean scoring double-digits.
December 16, 2012
Golden Eagle women find fight in tourney loss to St. Mary's
The Golden Eagle women's basketball team fell to St. Mary's College, 73-58, in the consolation game to wrap up play at the St. John's Chartwell's Holiday Classic.
December 15, 2012
Golden Ealges falter in Red Storm rumble
In the tip-off game of the St. John's Chartwell's Holiday Classic the Golden Eagles lost to host St. John's, 58-46, Saturday afternoon. Despite having three players score in double-digits, the Golden Eagles couldn't compete on the boards.
December 14, 2012
Golden Eagles head to the Big Apple
The Tennessee Tech Women's Basketball team flies to New York City to play in the St. John's Chartwells Holiday Classic Saturday and Sunday. The team will take on host St. John's Saturday at 11 a.m. CT and depending on the outcome face UCLA or St. Mary's College (Calif.) Sunday.
December 8, 2012
Woman's Basketball comes out on top of 61-56 battle
Tech defeated Western Carolina 61-56 thanks to a strong second half performance. The Golden Eagles shot 51.1% from the floor including a 66.7% shooting performance in the second half.
December 7, 2012
Women's Basketball kicks off six-game road stretch
Tennessee Tech travels to Western Carolina to face the Catamounts Saturday. It was just over one year ago that the Golden Eagles lost to Western Carolina by three points in the Eblen Center and revenge in Cullowhee, N.C. would be sweet.
December 6, 2012
Complete effort lifts Golden Eagles to 65-56 win over Samford
Tennessee Tech got scoring from inside and outside, and a solid defensive effort to lift the Golden Eagles to a 65-56 non-conference victory Thursday night over former OVC foe Samford. Jala Harris led Tech with 20 points.
December 6, 2012
Getting to know Golden Eagle junior Molly Heady
Golden Eagle fans, take a moment to Get To Know junior basketball player Molly Heady, and see how well two teammates know her.
December 5, 2012
Coach's Show with Davis, Payne to air each Thursday on 106.1 The Eagle
Tennessee Tech basketball coaches Jim Davis and Steve Payne will join Roger Ealey each week on Fox Sports Radio 106.1 The Eagle for the weekly TTU Coach's Show, airing Thursday afternoons.
December 5, 2012
Former OVC foe faces Golden Eagle Women's Basketball
Tennessee Tech plays host to former Ohio Valley Conference foe Samford Thursday night. No current player on Tech's roster has won against the Bulldogs but nothing will stop the Golden Eagles from rallying back to .500. Tip-off is set for 5:30.
December 3, 2012
Tech Students: Four free tickets for Thursday's games for family, friends
Tennessee Tech students are being offered four free tickets to Thursday's basketball doubleheader, tickets they can give to family and friends. It's Student Appreciation Night in Eblen Center.
December 1, 2012
Tech falls to Vanderbilt in first road game of the season
Tech fell to Vanderbilt in their first road game of the season 77-50 Saturday afternoon. The Golden Eagles out-shot the Commodores by nearly ten shots, putting up 13 threes and 64 total field goals, however only 29% of them fell.
November 30, 2012
Women's Basketball hits the road and heads to Vanderbilt
The Golden Eagles travel to Nashville for their first road test of the season. After spending the month of November in the comfort of the Eblen Center, Tech kicks off a month on the road against the Vanderbilt Commodores. Tip-off is set for 12:30 p.m.
November 27, 2012
Women's Basketball stomps Alcorn State
The Golden Eagles returned to true form in a dominating performance against an athletic Alcorn State. Tech won the battle 74-57 Tuesday night in the Eblen Center.
November 26, 2012
Women's Basketball to host Alcorn State
Tech Women's Basketball looks to bounce back to .500 and prepare for a tough month of December when they host the Alcorn State Braves Tuesday night. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m.
November 25, 2012
Weekly Sidelines Lunch begins Tuesday with coaches Payne, Davis
The weekly Tennessee Tech Basketball Sidelines Lunch begins Tuesday in the Eagles Nest of Eblen Center, featuring Golden Eagle coaches Jim Davis and Steve Payne. The lunch is open to the public.
November 24, 2012
Golden Eagle women fall to ULM Warhawks
Tennessee Tech never found the spark Saturday night and ULM scored the final seven points of the game as the visiting Warhawks claimed a 59-48 victory over the Golden Eagles in Eblen Center.
November 23, 2012
Ready for Battle: Women's Basketball hosts Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
The Golden Eagles will host the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Saturday at 7 p.m., in the Eblen Center. Tech is 2-2 on the season after a tough loss in overtime to Middle Tennessee Tuesday. The Golden Eagles have exchanged wins and losses to start the season, but Davis' new system is starting to emerge.
November 20, 2012
Henderson and Davis voted adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Players of the Week
Diamond Henderson and Lashay Davis won adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Players of the Week honors Tuesday, voted on by conference Sports Information Directors. Henderson was named Co-Player of the Week, while Davis received the nod for Newcomer of the Week.
November 20, 2012
Rivalry adds another classic as Tech trimmed in overtime by Middle Tennessee
Tennessee Tech took Sun Belt Conference favorite Middle Tennessee State into overtime Tuesday night before missed shots cost the Golden Eagles a 65-59 non-conference loss in Eblen Center.
November 19, 2012
A match made in history: Tech hosts Middle Tennessee
No two teams have battled more than Tennessee Tech and Middle Tennessee for the top spot in the Ohio Valley Conference in women's basketball. While it's not an OVC battle any longer, it's still one of the great rivalries in the state and it resumes Tuesday night when the Blue Raiders visit Eblen Center.
November 17, 2012
Williams, Henderson lead Golden Eagles over Rice, 78-65
Sophomores T'Keyah Williams and Diamond Henderson keyed a big second-half effort that lifted Tennessee Tech to a 78-65 victory over Rice Saturday night in Eblen Center.
November 16, 2012
Women's Basketball recruiting class of 2013-14 gains another star
Jim Davis announced his final candidate in early signing period to National Letter of Intent Friday. Signing to attend Tennessee Tech is guard Jessica Jones.
November 16, 2012
Battle of the Birds: Women's Basketball takes on the Owls
It's a battle of the birds as the Golden Eagles take on the Owls of Rice University. Tech will take on Rice for the first time in program history Saturday night in the Eblen Center with a 7 p.m. tip-off.
November 15, 2012
Women's basketball inks two more in in early signing period
Two more high school women's basketball standouts have signed National Letters of Intent for 2013-14, Golden Eagle head coach Jim Davis announced Thursday. Signing to attend Tech were Catherine Taylor and Hannah Goolsby.
November 14, 2012
Jim Davis signs first recruit to National Letter of Intent
Jim Davis had his first recruit sign her National Letter of Intent Wednesday morning. Shunice Herron is the first Golden Eagle of the 2013-14 class.
November 13, 2012
Zips slip past Golden Eagles with late-game surge
Akron used a late-game 13-0 run to pull off a 78-67 non-conference victory over Tennessee Tech Tuesday night in women's basketball action in Eblen Center. Diamond Henderson scored a career-high 31 to lead Tech.
November 12, 2012
Women's basketball faces first test of the season when the Zips come to town
The Golden Eagles face their first real test Tuesday night when they host the Zips of Akron. The game is slated for 7 p.m. Both teams enter the contest with a 1-0 record, but the Golden Eagles hold an 8-0 all-time series edge.
November 10, 2012
Adjustments to Eblen services designed to help fans find, access their seats
Fans attending basketball games in Eblen Center this season will be greeted by streamlined services designed to help them find their seats, and keep their seats available for them.
November 10, 2012
Golden Eagles open season with convincing win over Tennessee Wesleyan
Jala Harris and Diamond Henderson led a balanced offensive attack and everybody pitched in for a strong defensive showing as the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team opened the season with an 86-47 victory over Tennessee Wesleyan Saturday night in Eblen Center.
November 10, 2012
Golden Eagle women's basketball set to soar in season tip off
A new era of Tennessee Tech women's basketball is underway, and the Golden Eagles are ready to hit the court running. In their first regular season game of the year, Tech hosts Tennessee Wesleyan Saturday, in the first part of the double-header. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m.
November 8, 2012
First Tennessee hosts annual Basketball Poster Night Saturday
First Tennessee Bank will host Tennessee Tech's annual Basketball Poster Night on Saturday when both Golden Eagle teams open the regular season by hosting a doubleheader in Eblen Center.
November 7, 2012
Women's basketball senior Kellie Cook selected as OVC Scholar-Athlete
When placed in the spotlight, a person must choose how to handle the attention. Some crumble under the pressure, while others abuse the opportunity. A rare few seize the chance to make a positive impact on the lives of others. Kellie Cook, a senior in her final year of eligibility with the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team is one of those rare individuals.
November 6, 2012
Saturday Special: One ticket admits fans to all three events on campus
It figures to be a special day on the Tennessee Tech campus Saturday, as fans have the opportunity to attend three events -- football, women's basketball and men's basketball games -- all with one ticket.
November 5, 2012
Golden Eagles outlast Lee in exhibition game to tip off season
The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team outlasted the hot-shooting Lee University Flames Monday night, 71-66, in exhibition action in Eblen Center.
November 4, 2012
Women's basketball hosts Lee University in exhibition match
The excitement of a new coach and a new system is spreading throughout campus, and the Golden Eagles get their first chance to spread their wings in an exhibition game Monday night at 7 p.m.
November 2, 2012
Four inducted into TTU Sports Hall of Fame
The Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame welcomed four new inductees Friday night at the annual Hall of Fame Dinner. The new members are Ken Fults, Janet Holt-Baker, Randy Smith and Grant Swallows.
November 1, 2012
Purple Palooza behind them, basketball teams in final week of preparation
With the opening games of the regular season just over a week away, the Tennessee Tech basketball teams have entered their final week of preparations for the 2012-13 season.
October 23, 2012
Harris, Dillard named to OVC preseason honor squads
Tennessee Tech seniors Jala Harris and Jud Dillard are among the players honored this season with selection to the preseason All-OVC squads. The teams were announced Tuesday at the annual OVC Media Day. Tech's basketball teams will be on display Thursday night at the first Purple Palooza, a free event in Eblen Center.
October 23, 2012
Golden Eagle women predicted to finish first in OVC East
Tennessee Tech women's hoops is no stranger to success, and with the 2012-13 season fast approaching, the hype surrounding this year's team continues to grow. The Golden Eagles have been picked to finish first in the OVC East Division.
October 18, 2012
Janet Holt Baker to be inducted into TTU Sports Hall of Fame Nov. 2
Janet Holt-Baker led the Tennessee Tech women's basketball team to four OVC championships and two NCAA appearances and left an indelible mark as a three-time OVC Player of the Year, among other awards. She'll be inducted Nov. 2 into the TTU Sports Hall of Fame.
October 10, 2012
Start times for 2012-13 Golden Eagle basketball games announced
Tennessee Tech has announced the starting times for all Golden Eagle basketball games during the 2012-13 season, home and away. The season begins Nov. 5 with a women's exhibition game.
October 2, 2012
Golden Eagle basketball season ticket sales in high gear
With just over a month remaining before the season opens in Eblen Center, Tennessee Tech Athletics has shifted into high gear with its 2012-13 basketball season ticket sales. Ticket plans provide options for savings amounting to anywhere from $120 to $800, depending on the ticket plan.
September 30, 2012
Cook and Heady named captains of Golden Eagle Women's Basketball Team
Women's basketball team selects Kellie Cook and Molly Heady as this season's captains.
September 27, 2012
Basketball to be featured at Purple Palooza on Thursday night
A slam dunk contest, 3-point shootouts, a chance to meet all of the players and coaches, and drawings for exclusive prizes are some of the highlights planned for the first Purple Palooza, a tip-off celebration of Tennessee Tech basketball on Thursday.
September 23, 2012
Tech athletics volunteers for the cure
Different teams all converged onto Tech's campus for one common cause, breast cancer. Golden Eagle volleyball, basketball and soccer all participated in "Pink" events Sunday in preparation for Breast Cancer Awareness month in October.
September 21, 2012
Women's basketball helps youth Unleash their Awesomeness
The Golden Eagles motivated and inspired youth at the Heavenly Host Lutheran School as the students ran laps and raised money for the school.
September 20, 2012
Four student-athletes contributors to book of writings
Four Tennessee Tech basketball student-athletes had their works chosen for a recently published book of student writings, and Thursday they had the opportunity to read their work to a gathering for a book launch and signing by the authors.
September 20, 2012
Tech athletics will "Think Pink" on Sunday
Several teams will be involved in this weekends Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Soccer will also be hosting its annual Think Pink game as Breast Cancer awareness month draws near.
September 20, 2012
Women's basketball hosts Welcome Back picnic
Jim Davis and his new staff were elated to host the Cookeville community Thursday evening in a special welcome back event. The women's basketball team entertained season ticket holders, fans, friends and family in a meet and greet atmosphere.
September 14, 2012
Golden Eagles host kids of Mustard Seed Ranch at Eblen Center
The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team continued to show its presence in the Cookeville community on Friday, hosting the kids of Mustard Seed Ranch for lunch and a day of fun activities.
September 4, 2012
TTU Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2012 to include four inductees
Three former student-athletes, and one of the Athletic Department’s most successful coaches, are the four people who will be enshrined into the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame in November as the school honors its athletic legacy with the 38th annual induction ceremony.
September 3, 2012
Golden Eagle women's basketball schedule for 2012-13 announced
Tennessee Tech basketball coach Jim Davis has unveiled what is in store for the 2012-13 Golden Eagles, announcing the team's schedule.
August 20, 2012
Jim Davis completes coaching staff with addition of Bart Walker
Bart Walker is the final piece to women's basketball coach Jim Davis' coaching staff puzzle. Walker was named an assistant coach and completes a five-member staff for the Golden Eagles.
August 14, 2012
Jim Davis names Brooke McKinnon-Evans as Director of Women's Basketball Operations
The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team has added another piece to its new staff, naming Brooke Evans as Director of Basketball Operations.
August 3, 2012
Tech Hall of Fame coach Meadors assisting on USA Women's Olympic effort
Tennessee Tech Hall of Fame coach Marynell Meadors is in London serving as an assistant coach for the USA Women's Basketball Team as it bids for a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics.
August 3, 2012
Tech coach Jim Davis to host Elite Position Camp
Decorated Golden Eagle coach Jim Davis is hosting an Elite Position Camp on Saturday, August 25, to share his knowledge with upcoming basketball stars. The camp is designed for girls in grades 9 through 12 to focus on their positions and emphasizes leadership skills on and off the court.
July 16, 2012
Clark returns to women's basketball as a coach under Jim Davis
Former Golden Eagle sharp-shooter Allison Clark is set to return to her alma mater in a coaching capacity for the women’s basketball program, as announced by head coach Jim Davis.
July 14, 2012
Davis announces first addition to Golden Eagle coaching staff
The first assistant coach added to Jim Davis’ women’s basketball staff at Tennessee Tech is someone the veteran coach is familiar with on several platforms – Erin Batth played for him at Clemson and coached against him at Towson State.