Feb. 17, 2012
CONWAY - Coastal Carolina hosts Tennessee Tech on Senior Day Saturday at 12:00 pm in Kimbel Arena. Coastal will honor seniors Dexter Moore, Chris Gradnigo, Willie Kirkland, Jordan Griffin, Jon Pack and manager J.T. Clay before the game.
Coastal Carolina (18-8, 11-5 Big South) vs. Tennessee Tech (17-11, 9-6 Ohio Valley)
Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 | 12 p.m. | Conway, S.C. | Kimbel Arena (1,039)
RADIO: The Coastal Carolina - Tennessee Tech game will be broadcast live online at GoCCUSports.com or WJXY The Team (93.9 FM) with Matt Hogue on the call.
LIVE STATS: Available via GoCCUSports.com
VIDEO STREAM: Available via BigSouthSports.com
ABOUT TENNESSEE TECH
The Golden Eagles enter Saturday's game coming off a 74-67 win over Eastern Kentucky on Wednesday night to break a two-game slide... The Golden Eagles are 2-4 in the BracketBusters event while boasting a 17-11 overall record including a 9-6 mark in the Ohio Valley Conference... Guards Kevin Murphy and Jud Dillard lead the team in scoring with 20.4 and 18.0 points per game, respectively... Murphy leads the OVC in scoring and is currently 11th in the nation in points per game... Dillard is first in the OVC in rebounding (8.8) with Zac Swansey holding the top spot in assists (6.0) and steals (2.2).
According to the Coastal Carolina record books, the Chanticleers and Golden Eagles series is tied at 1-1 with the last meeting coming during the 1987-88 season... Coastal fell to Tennessee Tech 70-64 on Feb. 8, 1988 in Cookeville, Tenn... Coastal won the only other meeting in the series earlier that year in Conway 91-80.