Men's Basketball

Weekly Roundup

Tech V-ball goes on road again

The Tech volleyball team will hit the road again this weekend for a pair of crucial Ohio Valley Conference matches at Morehead State University and Eastern Kentucky University.

The Golden Eagles (2-15, 1-6 OVC) will take on the conference-leading Morehead State Eagles tonight at 7 in Morehead, Ky.

“I think that we are really starting to put the pieces together, even though it’s a little slower than we would have hoped,” said junior Katrina Dvorken..

Tech started its season with eight straight losses, facing tough teams, including Louisville, Georgia Tech, and Kansas State.

Tech returns home Oct. 14 and 15 to host Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville and Eastern Illinois University. The matches are free to the public. For more information, visit ttusports.com.

Men’s basketball recognized with preseason accolades

Three were named preseason All-OVC selections by College Sports Madness on Tuesday and senior guard Kevin Murphy was the pick for Player of the Year in the conference.

Murphy was also named first-team All-OVC and was a second team All-Mid Major selection, which recognizes 20 players who represent the best the mid-major conferences have to offer.

Senior point guard Zac Swansey was named second team All-OVC and junior guard Jud Dillard was named fourth-team All-OVC.

This week’s Weekly Roundup contains stories by Staff Writer Ashley Smith and Sports Editor Ross Harvey.