Thursday, February 18, 2010

Pro Basketball Game Coming To Cookeville

A WNBA women's professional basketball game will be played in Cookeville later this year. The exhibition game between the Atlanta Dream and the Washington Mystics will take place in Tennessee Tech's Eblen Center on Sunday, May 9th. Officials say it will be the first professional basketball game played in the arena. Tipoff for the Mother's Day contest is set for 3 p.m. Atlanta head coach Marynell Meadors established the Tennessee Tech women's basketball program and served as head coach for 16 years, recording more then 350 career victories on her way to being inducted in the TTU Sports Hall of Fame. Reserved seat tickets for the game are $10 each, and specially discounted tickets are also available by calling 372-3940.