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Jugovic hits key free throws, Tennessee Tech hangs on 76-73

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Aleksa Jugovic scored 25 points, including four straight free throws after a late-game technical foul, and Hakeem Rogers scored 21 as Tennessee Tech turned a one-point lead into a 76-73 defeat of Morehead State on Thursday night. The Golden Eagles (9-14, 5-3 Ohio Valley) grabbed a 72-70 lead with just over a minute to play when Jugovic hit a 3-pointer. Morehead...
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January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Furman holds off rally to beat Tennessee Tech 68-62

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Devin Sibley had 21 points, including a career-high five 3-pointers, and seven rebounds, Kris Acox had a double-double and Furman held on for a 68-62 win over Tennessee Tech on Monday night. Acox scored 17 on 8-of-12 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds. Tennessee Tech (4-10) jumped to a 14-4 lead but Sibley scored 13 first-half points as the Paladins took...
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December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Williams, Matthews lead Lipscomb over Tennessee Tech 104-85

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Josh Williams had 20 points, Garrison Matthews added 19 and Lipscomb pulled away early to dominate Tennessee Tech 104-85 on Thursday night to stop a five-game losing skid. The Bison, 3-0 at home, had dropped five straight on the road. Nathan Moran nailed 3 of 4 from beyond the arc for 15 points and Aaron Korn hit all four attempts from distance for 14. ...
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December 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Jugovic scores 20 leading Tennessee Tech past Hiwassee 80-47

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Aleksa Jugovic scored 20 points-nine in the first seven minutes-and Tennessee Tech trounced NCCAA-member Hiwassee College 80-47 on Monday night. Jugovic scored nine of Tennessee Tech's first 15 points as the Golden Eagles sprinted to a 15-2 lead. Toure Fudge made a 3 to reduce the Tigers' deficit to seven with 10:42 left before halftime. Tennessee Tech...
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November 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Birdsong has 3 TDs, Tennessee Tech beats Tennessee St 44-16

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Michael Birdsong had three total touchdowns, Yeedee Thaenrat rushed for 164 yards and a score, and Tennessee Tech beat Tennessee State 44-16 on Saturday night. Tennessee Tech took the opening kickoff and went on a 10-play, 75-yard drive for a 7-0 lead on Thaenrat's short run. The Golden Eagles scored 20 unanswered points in the second quarter and led 27-3...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Did Butch Jones curse at booing Tennessee fans after field goal decision?

Tennessee coach Butch Jones appeared to say a naughty word about some unhappy fans during Tennessee’s blowout of Tennessee Tech. On 4th down and goal from the 1-yard line, his team already ahead 35-0, Jones elected to kick a field goal instead of going for another touchdown. This decision was met with boos from some of the Neyland Stadium crowd, and TV cameras caught Jones using...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Kimble, Eastern Illinois rally past Tennessee Tech 30-24

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Mitch Kimble passed for 323 yards and two touchdowns and guided Eastern Illinois back from a 14-point deficit on Saturday to beat Tennessee Tech 30-24. The Panthers (5-2, 3-1 Ohio Valley Conference) trailed 17-3 late in the second quarter before scoring the next 24 points. Eastern Illinois cut the deficit to 17-10 with 19 seconds left in the first half...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2016  |  Discuss

UT Martin burns Tennessee Tech with 2 late TDs, 44-23

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) Two touchdowns - one on special teams and the other on defense - in the closing minute by Tae Martin and Julian Thompson-Clay helped UT Martin complete a 44-23 comeback victory over Tennessee Tech in its Ohio Valley Conference opener on Saturday. Martin fielded an onside kick and ran it back 43 yards to put the game out of reach with 1:02 on the clock. Thompson...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Mercer rallies late to edge Tennessee Tech 34-27

MACON, Ga. (AP) John Russ threw two touchdowns and ran for two more, leading Mercer to its first win of the season with a 34-27 victory over Tennessee Tech on Saturday. Russ threw for 259 yards for the Bears (1-2). Sam Walker caught both scoring passes and Cole Fisher kicked a pair of field goals. Mercer trailed through much of the game but was able to capitalize on two Tennessee...
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Wofford linebacker remains hospitalized in Tennessee

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) A Wofford linebacker who collapsed on the sidelines during a game at Tennessee Tech and was rushed to the hospital remains at Cookeville Regional Medical Center after undergoing several tests. Junior Michael Roach, who started the game Thursday night, fell to the ground on the sidelines in the third quarter before being taken out of the stadium. Wofford...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Wofford LB collapses on sideline, held overnight in hospital

There was a frightening situation on Thursday night when Wofford took on Tennessee Tech. During the third quarter, linebacker Michael Roach collapsed on the sideline and immediately was surrounding by the medical staff. There was cause for concern when Roach was stripped to his bare chest and had his heart pumped. Roach was then transported from the field to Cookeville Regional Medical...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Butler scores 3 TDs, Wofford runs past Tennessee Tech, 21-7

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Brad Butler rushed for three touchdowns and Wofford amassed 346 yards on the ground as the Terriers spoiled Tennessee Tech's home opener, 21-7. Butler completed 4 of 5 passes for 30 yards and carried 11 times for 85 yards and scoring runs of 10-, 7- and 21-yards, the last two in the second half. With the score tied 7-7 in the third quarter Wofford's Michael...
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September 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee Tech signs five-year uniform deal with adidas

The Tennessee Tech football team is set to undergo a face-lift prior to the start of the 2016 college football season. On Tuesday morning, the university announced it has signed a five-year uniform deal with adidas. As a result, the Golden Eagles will receive some fresh new threads moving forward. It is the perfect start to a new era of football at Tennessee Tech, which will be led...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Horton's 37 and 21 propels Austin Peay over Tennessee Tech

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Chris Horton matched a career high with 37 points and added a career-best 21 rebounds to lead No. 8 seed Austin Peay to a 92-72 win over No. 5 seed Tennessee Tech in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament on Wednesday night. Austin Peay's 92 points are the most scored for the Governors in an OVC tournament game since 2000. Chris Porter...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Davis steps down as Tennessee Tech women's basketball coach

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jim Davis is stepping down after four seasons as the Tennessee Tech women's basketball coach. Tennessee Tech issued a release Monday saying Davis was retiring. Davis said in a statement that he and his wife ''had a wonderful four years here, and we wouldn't trade that for anything. It's time to move on to another chapter in our lives.'' Davis went 47-72...
Via AP on Fox
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee Tech shoots 52 percent to beat E. Kentucky 92-79

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Aleksa Jugovic scored a career-high 30 points, Torrance Rowe added 23 and Tennessee Tech rolled to a 92-82 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday night. The Golden Eagles (19-10, 11-5 Ohio Valley) swept Eastern Kentucky (15-16, 6-10) for the first time since the 2011-12 season. Jugovic made seven 3-pointers and finished 9 of 17 from the floor. Rowe hit...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Tenn. Tech makes FTs with 0.7 left, beats Jacksonville State

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Torrance Rowe was fouled with 0.7 left, and made two free throws to end the game and give Tennessee Tech a 72-70 victory over Jacksonville State on Saturday night. A 13-5 spurt pulled Jacksonville State to 70-67 with 1:34 remaining. The Golden Eagles then missed two shots and had a turnover before Greg Tucker hit a 3-pointer to tie it a 70 with seven seconds...
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February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee Tech breaks away from Jacksonville State 68-58

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Aleksa Jugovic and Torrance Rowe scored 16 points each as Tennessee Tech broke away from a halftime tie to defeat Jacksonville State 68-58 on Saturday for a fourth-straight win. The Golden Eagles' win streak includes a 10-point, come-from-behind upending of Belmont last weekend that handed the Ohio Valley Conference leader its first conference loss. Tech...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee Tech hands Belmont first conference loss 89-79

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Torrance Rowe scored 26 points, Hakeem Rogers added 20 more and Tennessee Tech rolled to an 89-79 win over Belmont on Saturday night to remain undefeated on its home court this season. Ryan Martin contributed 18 points while grabbing 13 rebounds for Tennessee Tech (16-7, 8-2 Ohio Valley Conference) and Mason Ramsey had 10 points. The Golden Eagles hit 29...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee Tech edges Tennessee State 81-79

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Torrance Rowe made a pair of late free throws and Tennessee Tech edged Tennessee State in a crazy finish, 81-79. Tied at 79 - and as the final horn was sounding - Rowe was fouled by Tahjere McCall while launching a 3. After officials reviewed if there was time on the clock when the foul was committed, Rowe knocked down 2 of 3 free throws with 0.5 seconds...
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January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee Tech clips Eastern Kentucky, 89-83

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) Aleksa Jugovic and Torrance Rowe each scored 24 points and Tennessee Tech held off a late charging Eastern Kentucky in an 89-83 win on Saturday. Ryan Martin added 15 points and nine rebounds for the Golden Eagles (14-7, 6-2 Ohio Valley), who have won six of their last eight. Tennessee Tech held a 78-71 lead with 3:27 left, but a JaVontae Hawkins 3 and two Jarelle...
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January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Morehead State bounces back, tops Tennessee Tech, 81-74

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) Xavier Moon scored 24 points and Morehead State used a strong second half to pull away from Tennessee Tech, posting an 81-74 Ohio Valley Conference victory on Thursday night. The Eagles bounced back from an overtime loss to Eastern Illinois Saturday. Tennessee Tech took a 38-35 lead at intermission, but Moon drilled a 3-pointer with 14:32 left to give Morehead...
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January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Jugovic scores 27, Tenn. Tech rolls over SE Missouri 91-55

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Aleksa Jugovic nailed 7 of 11 from long range for a career-high 27 points to lead Tennessee Tech to a dominating 91-55 win over Southeast Missouri on Saturday night. Jugovic, who played just 23 minutes, scored 25 points in the first half and made 9 of 13 from the floor for the game. Anthony Morse made 6 of 7 field goals for 15 points and Mason Ramsey chipped...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

UT Martin rallies to beat Tennessee Tech 96-90

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) Alex Anderson and Jacolby Mobley scored 20 points apiece and UT Martin rallied to beat Tennessee Tech 96-90 on Wednesday night, ending the Golden Eagles' four-game winning streak. Twymond Howard scored 19 points, Richard Lee added 18 and Myles Taylor 15 for the Skyhawks (10-8, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference), who shot 16 of 25 from long distance (64 percent). Trailing...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee Tech sets Satterfield's first schedule

(STATS) - Tennessee Tech will open the Marcus Satterfield coaching era at home against Wofford and make a visit to Tennessee as part of an 11-game schedule announced Wednesday. The Golden Eagles hope a tough nonconference schedule will pay off in the Ohio Valley Conference. Satterfield has inherited a team coming off four straight losing seasons, including 4-7 this past year. ...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss
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