The Tech men’s basketball team looks to keep its winning ways when the Runnin’ Bulldogs of Garner-Webb come to town tomorrow. Tech has won six of its last eight and is coming off a last-second win against Tennessee State.Gardner-Webb also won its last contest, as they held off Coastal Carolina 59-57. That win ended a 22-game winning streak for Coastal Carolina, which was tops in the nation. GWU has a 9-18 overall record to go along with a 4-11 mark in the Big South.
Tech has been led in the past few games by Kevin Murphy and Jud Dillard. Murphy’s game-high 24 paced Tech against TSU, and Dillard chipped in 13. Dillard recently scored 23 points on 9-for-9 shooting in a win against UT Martin.
Bassey Inameti has made a defensive impact, averaging 2.0 blocks in the last two games despite only playing an average of just more than 13 minutes.
Tomorrow’s contest will mark the first time that Gardner-Webb and Tech have met on the court and will also mark Tech’s “Think Pink” and Pack the House events. To support Breast Cancer Awareness, all fans are encouraged to wear pink; everyone wearing pink can purchase tickets for tomorrow’s game for $1. TTU students get in free with their student ID.
Tipoff for the BracketBuster game will follow the women’s game, which tips-off at 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.TTUSports.com