A basketball game does not simply just happen. Over the course of countless hours, whether it's on the court, on the road, in the laundry room, in the hotels and so on, there's a lot of things that have to be done.
Fortunately, the Tennessee Tech teams have a hard-working group of men and women putting together great efforts to make sure the Golden Eagles are able to put their best foot forward.
These managers may not be suiting up, putting points on the scoreboard or creating highlights of their own, but they are certainly playing their part in helping lead the team toward a championship.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. - Transferring from one program to another at the collegiate level is no easy task to undertake. It requires one to familiarize oneself with a new coaching staff, new teammates, and a new academic landscape.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech women’s basketball returns to the Volunteer State this week as the Golden Eagles make the trek to the Music City to take on Southeastern Conference foe Vanderbilt on Thursday, Dec. 5. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. –Three Golden Eagles tallied double-digit scoring performances to help lead the Tech to an impressive 22-point victory over the Detroit Mercy Titans to close out the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout on Saturday at South Point Arena.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team travels to its furthest road contests of the season as it participates in the South Point Thanksgiving Classic at the South Point Arena on Friday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Nov. 30.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech junior guard Kesha Brady was named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week Tuesday, following a stellar two-game road stretch this week against Middle Tennessee and Samford.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Golden Eagles got back in the win column in thrilling fashion as a career day for Kesha Brady helped lead the Golden Eagles to a dominant 72-57 road victory over the Samford Bulldogs on Sunday at the Pete Hanna Center.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Golden Eagles prepare for one more contest before the Thanksgiving holidays roll around as the team heads to Birmingham, Ala. for a tilt against the Samford Bulldogs on Sunday, November 24. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m. from the Pete Hanna Center.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech women’s basketball’s fourth-quarter comeback bid fell short as the Golden Eagles (2-2) fell 64-58 against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-1) on Thursday evening at the Murphy Center.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech women’s basketball (2-1) is set for a midweek matchup against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (2-1) at the Murphy Center on Thursday, Nov. 21. Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m.
CARBONDALE, Ill. - Tennessee Tech women’s basketball hits the road for the first time this season as they head to Carbondale, Illinois to take on the Southern Illinois Salukis on Saturday, November 16. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m. at the Banterra Center.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Diane Seng. Janet Holt. Emily Christian. These names resonate with any long-time Tennessee Tech women’s basketball fan as just a few of the all-time greats to don the purple and gold and patrol the paint during their illustrious Golden Eagle careers.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – There is no question how much culture means to the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball program. It only makes sense to bring in players that portray your team’s core values and players that can help take your program to the next level.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – After trailing for three quarters, forward Mackenzie Coleman scored 24 points, narrowly missing her career-high of 26, to help lead Tennessee Tech to a dominant fourth quarter to defeat Louisiana-Monroe 75-68 on Tuesday afternoon at the Hooper Eblen Center.
In the coaching profession, it sometimes gets extraordinarily difficult to make time for family. Whether it’s long hours practicing, traveling with the team or even just coaching the games, getting to see spouses and children is tough.
As John Pelphrey begins his era as the latest head men’s basketball coach of the Tennessee Tech program, it won’t be as difficult for him to see his children – they’re going to be traveling to a lot of the same locations as his daughter Grace landed a spot on the Golden Eagle women’s basketball team and his son Jaxson is one of the managers.
“The apple never falls far from the tree, and the people Jaxson and Grace have grown up to be speaks volumes about the lessons John and Tracy are teaching at home,” said Tech women’s basketball head coach Kim Rosamond. “Jaxson and Grace are two of the kindest, most genuine young people you could ever hope to meet. The roots are strong in that family, and it has been a joy to have Grace join our team.”
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Traditions are created over time because they mean something. They help define the culture and character of a program. Currently ranked 22nd in the country in program wins, the strongest tradition for Tennessee Tech Women’s Basketball is winning. From the time of the program’s inception in 1970 until its 25th year, the program always finished first or second in the OVC after joining the league in 1977.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – One thing was certain after the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team’s 88-51 victory over Cumberland University on Tuesday night – these Golden Eagles have plenty of depth.
The Tech women (1-0) had solid production from the usual suspects, but as the Golden Eagles started to pull further away, the newcomers came out to play. In the second half alone, freshman Jada Guinn was a perfect 5-for-5, scoring 11 of her 13 points. Named the Special Olympics Player of the Game, she finished with five rebounds and six assists, while also shooting 6-for-8 in the game.
She was just one of five players who finished with double-digit scoring as Kesha Brady finished with 15 points, followed by Mackenzie Coleman (12), Jordan Brock (11) and newcomer Maaliya Owens (11).
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team opens its 2019-20 season when it welcomes Cumberland University on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. to the Hooper Eblen Center for the second-straight season.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Juniors Jordan Brock and Kesha Brady, in addition to Maaliya Owens combined for 51 points as the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles rolled to an 85-59 victory over the University of Cumberlands (Ky.) in an exhibition contest on Tuesday evening.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee Tech women’s basketball will play its lone exhibition game on Tuesday against the University of the Cumberlands (Ky.) at 6 p.m. in the Hooper Eblen Center as part of Purple Palooza.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Halloween is just around the corner and that means it’s also time for Purple Palooza.
The 2019 edition will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the Hooper Eblen Center, starting at 5 p.m. with trick-or-treating on the concourse. Bring out your best costumes as Tech teams, student groups and community sponsors will hand out candy to all the little spooks and ghouls.
The event format will also be different this season as the night continues at 6 p.m. as the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team hosts the University of the Cumberlands (Ky.) in an exhibition contest. The Golden Eagle men’s team will take on Bryan College in an exhibition following at approximately 8 p.m.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - After a phenomenal 2018-19 campaign, Tennessee Tech women’s basketball was tabbed to finish second in the 2019-20 Ohio Valley Conference Media poll, announced by the league office on Friday. The Golden Eagles received a total of 156 points in the poll.