Monday, December 20, 2010

Tech Basketball Teams Back In Action

Having moved into the No. 2 spot in conference standings after their one-point victory over Eastern Illinois Sunday, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle men's basketball team will be looking for its third straight OVC victory when it hosts the Redhawks of Southeast Missouri Tuesday night. The opening tip is schedule for 7:30 p.m. Tech is currently riding a two-game win streak, having hung a 71-point margin of victory on Hiwassee College last Thursday. The team owns a 4-5 overall record. Meanwhile, the Tennessee Tech women's cagers will look to improve to 3-0 in OVC play Tuesday night as they host the Southeast Missouri Redhawks, in Eblen Center. Tech (7-2) is currently 2-0 in conference play with wins against Jacksonville State (79-64) and Eastern Illinois (65-58). The last time Tech started its conference schedule 3-0 was in the 2005-06 season when Tech defeated Austin Peay, Eastern Illinois and Southeast Missouri. Opening tip for the women's game is set for 5:30 p.m. Tickets are available for Tuesday's game either online or at the TTU Athletics Ticket Office in Eblen Center, or by calling (931) 372-3940.