• Golden Eagles men's basketball releases 2022-23 slate
    September 19, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – A healthy mix of home and road games make up the schedule for the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team for the 2022-23 campaign, as the program announced its newest slate Wednesday for its fourth season under the watch of head coach John Pelphrey.
  • Tennessee Tech, OVC release 2022-23 men's and women's basketball conference schedules
    July 14, 2022
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – In conjunction with the Ohio Valley Conference, the Tennessee Tech men’s and women’s basketball teams released their conference schedules for the 2022-23 season Thursday afternoon.
  • King joins Tech men's basketball staff as director of operations
    July 07, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech men's basketball head coach John Pelphrey recently announced the addition of a new director of basketball operations for the Golden Eagle squad, with Stefan King joining the program for the 2022-23 campaign.
  • Five set to make return for Pelphrey's 2022-23 Golden Eagle squad
    June 03, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Over the next several weeks, we’ll be taking a dive into getting to know the members of the 2022-23 Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team. In our first week, we’ll begin with the five members of the 2021-22 squad that return for head coach John Pelphrey’s fourth season at the helm of the purple and gold.
  • Golden Eagles fall to No. 3 Morehead State in quarterfinals of OVC Tournament
    March 03, 2022
    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Tennessee Tech men’s basketball’s 2021-22 season officially came to a close Thursday evening, as the Golden Eagles (11-21) fell to No. 3 seeded Morehead State in the quarterfinals of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, 73-56.
  • John Pettway named Tech Athletics' January 2022 Unsung Leader
    March 03, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – For many graduate transfers, it can be almost an expectation to walk into a new program and be given a starting role. But for Tennessee Tech guard and South Alabama graduate transfer John Pettway, the only expectation he had coming into the 2021-22 season was that he would lead.
  • Tech cruises past Austin Peay, advances to OVC Tournament quarterfinal against Morehead
    March 02, 2022
    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – For the first time since 2018, the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team tasted the sweet flavor of postseason victory, as the Golden Eagles (11-20) dominated in-state rival Austin Peay in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Wednesday evening, 78-51.
  • Tech men's basketball to face in-state foe Austin Peay in opening round of OVC Tournament
    March 01, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team will embark on its first trip to the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament since 2017-18, squaring off with in-state rival Austin Peay Wednesday evening at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind.
  • Clay joins rarified air with fourth All-OVC honor, named to Second Team
    March 01, 2022
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech guard Jr. Clay made more history Tuesday afternoon, becoming just the second player in Golden Eagle history to earn his fourth All-Ohio Valley Conference honor.
  • Clear bag policy in effect at Evansville's Ford Center for OVC tourney
    March 01, 2022
    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – For fans attending the Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Championships presented by TicketSmarter this week in Evansville, please be aware that there is a Clear Bag Policy in effect at the Ford Center. • Each fan may carry one bag that is clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC no larger than 12" x 6" x 12" or a one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar).
  • Golden Eagle veterans step up in big Senior Night win over UT Martin
    February 26, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It was a special finish to the 2021-22 regular season for the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team Saturday, as the Golden Eagles (10-20, 7-10) claimed an 88-75 victory over in-state and Ohio Valley Conference rival UT Martin on Senior Night.
  • Senior Night pits Tech against in-state foe UT Martin in Saturday showdown
    February 25, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team will put a wrap on the 2021-22 regular season Saturday evening, playing host to in-state and Ohio Valley Conference rival UT Martin in a 7:30 p.m. CT showdown in the Hooper Eblen Center.
  • Tech men's basketball team drops in-state battle to Tennessee State
    February 24, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It was a tough night in the Hooper Eblen Center for the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team Thursday, as the Golden Eagles fell to in-state and Ohio Valley Conference rival Tennessee State by a final score of 92-56.
  • Golden Eagles host Tennessee State in Thursday night in-state battle
    February 23, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team returns to Cookeville for its final two contests of the 2021-22 regular season, starting the week with a Thursday battle with in-state rival Tennessee State.
  • Brilliant play leads Pettway to OVC Newcomer of the Week honors
    February 21, 2022
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech men's basketball guard John Pettway was named the Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week Monday morning after helping the Golden Eagles secure their first OVC Tournament bid since the 2017-18 campaign.
  • Tech men clinch OVC Tournament berth with gutsy win at Austin Peay
    February 19, 2022
    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – It came down to the wire, but the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team made it four wins in five games Saturday evening, edging in-state rival Austin Peay in Clarksville by a final score of 73-69 for another critical victory in Ohio Valley Conference play.
  • Final road tilt of regular season pits Tech against in-state rival Austin Peay
    February 18, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team hits the road for one final time in the 2021-22 regular season, squaring off with in-state rival Austin Peay at 4:00 p.m. CT in the Winfield Dunn Center in Clarksville.
  • Golden Eagles outlast Redhawks in Thursday-nigh barn-burner
    February 17, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It came down to the wire, but the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team held off Southeast Missouri in a marathon shootout in the Hooper Eblen Center Thursday evening, outlasting the visiting Redhawks (11-16, 6-8) in a critical Ohio Valley Conference match-up, 98-94.
  • Tech men square off with SEMO for first meeting of season Thursday
    February 16, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team will square off with Southeast Missouri for the first time season, hosting the Redhawks in a 7:30 p.m. CT tilt Thursday evening as part of an Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader with the Golden Eagle women’s squad.
  • Last-second shot fall short as Golden Eagles drop rematch at SIUE
    February 12, 2022
    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – A last-second jumper caught the front iron and bounced off the backboard as the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team dropped a heartbreaker at SIUE Saturday afternoon, falling by a final score of 61-60 in First Community Arena.
  • Purple and gold complete Illinois road trip with Saturday tilt at SIUE
    February 11, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team wraps up its Illinois road trip Saturday afternoon, making the visit to Edwardsville for a 3:30 p.m. CT match-up with SIUE in First Community Arena.
  • Late push gives Tech men back-to-back wins over Panthers
    February 10, 2022
    CHARLESTON, Ill. – For the second straight game, the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team earned a wire-to-wire win over Ohio Valley Conference foe Eastern Illinois, besting the Panthers (4-20, 2-9) in Lantz Arena, 73-62, Thursday evening in a rematch from Monday’s tilt in Cookeville.
  • Tech men look for back-to-back wins with Thursday rematch at Eastern Illinois
    February 08, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team will head north to kick off a road trip to Illinois, slated to play Eastern Illinois in a rematch of Monday’s tilt in Cookeville with a 7:30 p.m. CT match-up in Charleston Thursday evening.
  • Golden Eagles rebound for huge win over visiting Panthers
    February 07, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – A collective effort across the board propelled the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team to a huge win Monday evening, as the Golden Eagles (6-18, 3-8) rolled to an 84-58 victory over Eastern Illinois (4-19, 2-8) in the comfort of the Hooper Eblen Center.
  • Tech hoops to host Eastern Illinois in 6:00 p.m. CT Monday tilt
    February 06, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team will play host to Eastern Illinois in its final Monday tilt of the season, squaring off with the Panthers in a 6:00 p.m. CT contest.
  • Golden Eagles drop heartbreaker in overtime to Belmont
    February 05, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It was a crushing finish to a well-fought battle for the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team Saturday night, as in-state rival Belmont hit a 3-pointer with under five seconds to play in regulation and force overtime in the Hooper Eblen Center. The Bruins (19-5, 9-2) went on to defeat the Golden Eagles (5-18, 2-8) in the extra period, 100-92.
  • In-state battle with Belmont awaits Golden Eagles Saturday evening in the Hoop
    February 04, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team is back in the Hooper Eblen Center Saturday evening, playing host to in-state rival Belmont as part of an Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader. The Golden Eagles will host the Bruins at 7:30 p.m. CT, following the women’s contest at 5:30 p.m. 
  • Golden Eagle men push Morehead to limit in road loss
    February 03, 2022
    MOREHEAD, Ky. – In a rematch from Monday’s tilt in the Hooper Eblen Center, the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team pushed Morehead State to the limit Thursday afternoon, falling in a tightly contested Ohio Valley Conference tilt at Johnson Arena, 75-68.
  • Tech's Thursday tilt at Morehead State moved to 1:00 PM CT start due to impending weather
    February 02, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball will get an earlier start to its rematch with Morehead State on Thursday, with the team’s road tilt against the Eagles moved up to a 1:00 p.m. CT start due to impending, inclement, winter weather expected in Morehead, Ky. later in the evening.
  • Late first-half run too much to overcome in Tech loss to Morehead State
    January 31, 2022
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – A rough stretch to end the opening half proved too much for the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team to overcome Monday evening, as the Golden Eagles (5-16, 2-6) fell to a red-hot Morehead State squad (17-6, 9-1) in the Hooper Eblen Center, 70-56.
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