Tech basketball teams finish season top ten in OVC

Men's Basketball

Tech’s men’s basketball team finished their season 19-14 overall, 10-8 in Ohio Valley Conference play, finishing fifth in regular season play.

The Golden Eagles picked up a win and a loss in their final two regular season home games, a 69-64 win over in-state rival Tennessee State, and a 66-57 defeat to Jacksonville State.

The Golden Eagles advanced to the OVC tournament in Evansville, Indiana, and advanced to the quarterfinals before losing to Jacksonville State 73-70.

Five Tech players averaged more than 10 points per game, with senior Curtis Phillips Jr. leading the team in scoring, averaging 14.3 points per game.

Tech loses five players to graduation this offseason.  Shaq Calhoun, Kajon Mack, Mason Ramsey, Curtis Phillips Jr., and Aleksa Jugovic are all scheduled to graduate.

Women's Basketball

Tech’s women’s basketball team finished their season 7-22 overall, with a 4-14 record in Ohio Valley Conference play, finishing 10th in the OVC.

The Golden Eagles picked up a 68-65 victory at home against conference foe Tennessee State, then losing their final game 73-59 against Jacksonville State at home on senior night.

Four scorers averaged over 10 points per game for Tech- Kesha Brady, Mackenzie Coleman, Jordan Brock and Yaktavia “Shug” Hickson.  Brock and Hickson each averaged over 11 points per game.

The Golden Eagles have an offseason break before the new season.  Tech is scheduled to return everyone on their roster except for Asia Harper and Yaktavia “Shug” Hickson, who are scheduled to graduate.