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Seniors Elijah Cunningham-Muhammad, Frank Davis and Will Barnes are focused for the 2009-10 season

On The Cover The 2009-10 front cover features Tech’s three seniors, Frank Davis, Will Barnes and Elijah Cunningham-Muhammad. The back cover highlights Tech’s freshmen, sophomores and juniors. Credits: The 2009-10 Tennessee Tech Basketball media guide was produced by Sports Information Assistant Nick Heidelberger and Sports Information Director Rob Schabert. Printed at Anderson Performance Printing Company of Cookeville. Special thanks to Roman Stone, Dewayne Wright, and Judy Hees. As always, special thanks to Pauline Gunter and the staff at Anderson Performance Printing, Kim Nash, Anthony Lippe and the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball coaching staff. Photos are courtesy of TTU Photo Services, Tony Marable, Jim Dillon and Tech Sports Information. Copies of this guide are available from the Sports Information Office for $10 (through the mail please add $5 shipping and handling). Tennessee Technological University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University and complies with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and with the Rehabiliation Act of 1973. TTU R048-000-10 A constituent University of the Board of Regents.


Inside The Guide Table of Contents.................................. 2 Coaches’ Complex................................. 3 2009-10 Season Outlook...................4-5 NBA/Pro Connections........................... 6 2009-10 Schedule................................. 7 Coaching Staff..................................8-17 Support Staff....................................... 18 2009-10 Roster.................................... 19 Golden Eagle Player Bios..............20-41 2008-09 Season in Review............42-46 The Eblen Center............................47-49 The OVC..........................................50-53 All-Time Participation...................54-55 Golden Eagle Record Book...........56-66 Honors and Awards.......................67-71 All-Time Game-by-Game Results....72-79 2009-10 Opponents......................80-81 Series Results vs. All Opponents....... 82 This is Tennessee Tech...................84-95 Follow the Golden Eagles..............97-99 2010 OVC Tournament..................... 100

Basketball Numbers Area Code is 931

Mike Sutton - Head Basketball Coach: 372-3956 Steve Payne - Associate Head Coach: 372-3952 Tommy Deffebaugh - Assistant Coach: 372-3951 Russ Willemsen - Assistant Coach: 372-6115 Scott Taylor - Program Manager: 372-3953 Debbie Turnbow - Basketball Secretary: 372-3956 Mark Wilson - Athletics Director: 372-3961 Rob Schabert - Sports Information Nick Heidelberger - MBB Contact: 372-3293 Ticket Office: 372-3940


First-Class Facilities

About the Coaches’ Complex F Opened April 22, 2009 F 5,000 square feet of office space for men’s and women’s basketball programs F Floor to ceiling glass overlooking the court F Head Coaches’ offices include open air balcony overlooking the Eblen Center floor F Director’s Skybox and Entertaining Suite with capacity for 18 guests F All offices equiped with state-of- the-art video equipment F Separate conference rooms for each program F Funded 100 percent by the Tennessee Tech Athletics Department


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2009-10 Golden Eagle Outlook

BRIGHT FUTURE AHEAD

Experienced seniors and talented youngsters set to take on one of the toughest schedules facing a Golden Eagle squad in decades

Will Barnes

With eight letter-winners returning from a season ago, the Golden Eagles bring a host of experience and talent back to the court for the 2009-10 season, the eighth under head coach Mike Sutton. But Tech is still one of the youngest teams in Frank the OVC with a bright future ahead. Davis Leading the way is a trio of seniors Will Barnes, Frank Davis and Elijah Cunningham-Muhammad - who will anchor Tech’s backcourt. Barnes and Davis will each be playing their fourth year as a Golden Elijah Eagle, and have already left their mark Cunninghamon the program. Barnes has averaged 6.8 Muhammad points-per-game throughout his career at Tech, including a career-high 9.8 ppg last season. He is 25th on Tech’s all-time assists list with 163 helpers in his career, and is the Golden Eagles reigning offensive MVP. Davis is on pace to set Tech’s career record in three-pointers made. With 163 entering the 2009-10 season he needs just 47 to tie the record of 210 held by Josh Heard. Davis made 76 three-pointers a season ago, and 67 as a sophomore in 2007-08. Tech will also bring back junior Alfred Jones, and sophomores Kevin Murphy, Zach Bailey, Bassey Inameti and Riley Hunley. Murphy earned Ohio Valley Conference all-newcomer honors and Tech’s Most Improved Player award last season, and is poised for an all-conference caliber season in 2009-10. Bailey was Tech’s best defensive player as a freshman last season, and Inameti played in all 30 games, making seven starts in his freshman campaign. The experienced upperclassmen will be joined by a talented group of newcomers. Tech’s three incoming freshmen include Terrell Barnes and Jud Dillard, who were high school teammates at Riverdale High School in Riverdale, Ga. Nearby Livingston,

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Tenn., native Chase Dunn, an explosive scorer with all-around talent, and redshirt-freshman Charles Newton round out the freshman class. Byron Pickens, a junior transfer from Mineral Area Community College in Missouri and junior Zac Swansey, a transfer from the University of Georgia are also new to the Golden Eagle squad. Swansey will sit out the 2009-10 season due to NCAA transfer rules before finishing his final two years of eligibility as a Golden Eagle. “I like our kids, and I like our team,” Tennessee Tech head coach Mike Sutton said. “We won’t be as big, but I think we’ll be a little more athletic, a little better handling the ball, and I think we’ll be an exciting team to watch with the kind of young people that we have, so I’m really excited about this year’s team.” The Golden Eagles were picked to finish seventh in the OVC by the league’s head coaches and Sports Information Directors, but the team has higher expectations for itself. “Each year you want to do your absolute best to win the conference,” Sutton said. “To get a home game in the first round of the OVC tournament, which means you have to finish in the top four, that’s one of the things that you set your sites on.” Tech’s 18-game OVC schedule opens with a road game at Jacksonville State on Dec. 5, the only league game for the Golden Eagles until January. After hosting Bryan College on Dec. 20 and Union on Dec. 30, Tech resumes league action with a road trip to Southeast Missouri and Eastern Illinois, Jan. 2-4. Tech’s first OVC home game is Jan. 7 against Morehead State, who won the league tournament and represented the OVC in the NCAA Tournament. That game opens a crucial stretch where Tech plays six of eight OVC games at home.

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2009-10 Golden Eagle Outlook That homecourt edge will be as important as ever in the tough league race, according to Sutton. “The league has continued to get stronger from top-to-bottom,” Sutton said. “We want to be really tough at home, and try to steal some games on the road in a very competitive league. There are a lot of teams who return a lot of players and went deep into the conference tournament last year.” The league slate includes two games with UT Martin, a team which reached the post-season with a visit to the NIT. The Skyhawks are led by one of three new coaches in the OVC. “There are three new coaches in the league, and I think you’ll see some changes at those places,” Sutton said. “The strength of our league will increase because there are a lot of teams who have the potential to finish in the top half of the league.” In addition to Tech’s tough OVC schedule, the Golden Eagles will have maybe their most challenging nonconference schedule in two decades. Tech will begin the season with visits to Minnesota, Memphis and Kansas on the first three Friday’s of the season. “We’ve always had a good schedule, but this could be the toughest of all,” Sutton said. “We have five very difficult games early in the schedule, including on the road at potentially the No. 1 team in the country in Kansas and a couple of Top 10 or Top 20 teams in Memphis and Minnesota. Victories will be well-earned with this schedule as we could play really well and come up short against all of these teams, even at home.” Besides those top-notch opponents, the Golden Eagles will host Ball State and Evansville in Eblen Center, and late in the year face a road game against what could be another outstanding opponent in a Bracket Buster contest. “Evansville and Ball State are two non-conference teams from high conferences,” Sutton said. “It is by far the toughest schedule we’ve played here, and it’s a

challenge, but we’re looking forward to the challenges.” As part of the Hall of Fame Showcase, Tech will play games at Memphis, Kansas and Central Arkansas, and host Oakland University. “The Hall of Fame Showcase is a good thing because we get a home game out of the deal, but the problem is that home game is against an Oakland team which is really good,” Sutton said. “They’ve got a lot of guys back, and they won 23 games last year. That makes the schedule even more challenging.” Tech opens the regular season on Friday, Nov. 13, at Big Ten foe Minnesota, coached by Sutton’s friend and former mentor, Tubby Smith. “It’s the season opener, and it will be difficult,” Sutton said. “Minnesota is extremely talented, they’re coming off an NCAA tournament bid, and they’re very excited about basketball up there. The game is already sold out, and they’re good.” Tech is scheduled to participate once again in a Bracket Buster game on Feb. 20, but won’t know its opponent until close to the event. After that, the Golden Eagles host Jacksonville State on Feb. 27 to close out the regular season. The OVC Tournament is March 2-6, with the top eight teams playing in the first round and the four surviving squads advancing to the finals in Nashville.

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NBA/PRO CONNECTIONS Year 1956 1958 1960 1967 1969 1976 1990 1993

On Dec. 13, 2008, former Golden Eagle Tony DiLeo Was named interim head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers. He compiled a 32-27 (.542) record the rest of the season before returning to his position in the front office.

Golden Eagles in the NBA Draft Player Team Rd. Bruce Harris Fort Wayne Pistons -- Herb Merritt Detroit Pistons 11 Jim Hagan Minneapolis Lakers 3 Ron Filipek Philadelphia 76ers 9 Frank Bartleson Baltimore Bullets 10 Frank Jones Buffalo Braves 7 Milos Babic Phoenix Suns 2 John Best New Jersey Nets 2

DiLeo’s Career Stats at Tennesse Tech Season 1973-74 1974-75 Totals

Golden Eagles in the Pros... 25 players who once suited up for Tech went on to play professional basketball in the U.S. or overseas. They are... Player Anthony Avery Milos Babic DeAntoine Beasley John Best Milone Clark Lorenzo Coleman Charles Edmunson 6

Pick -76 18 100 141 118 50 36

Over the years eight different Golden Eagles Bruce Harris have been selected in the NBA Draft. Bruce Harris was the first Tech player to get selected in 1956 when the Fort Wayne Pistons drafted him. Jim Hagan was the highest Tech player to be drafted, when the Minneapolis Lakers used the 18th overall pick in the 1960 draft on him. Most recently, John Best was selected as the 36th overall pick by the New Jersey Nets in 1993.

Years at Tech 1986-89 1988-90 1998-2002 1990-93 2002-06 1994-97 1991-92

G FGM/FGA/PCT FTM/FTA/PCT R RPG A S P Avg. 25 33/129/.256 48/68/.706 49 1.9 105 105 114 4.6 25 105/246/.427 63/77/.818 57 2.3 167 168 273 10.9 50 138/375/.368 111/145/.760 106 2.1 272 273 387 7.7 Player Anthony Fisher Alex Franco Jason Harrell Lester Hayes Josh Heard Corey Hemphill Ben Jacobson Willie Jenkins Jonathan Jones Damien Kinloch Antjuan Koger Amadi McKenzie

Years at Tech 2005-08 1998 2001-03 1986-89 1999-00 1999-2000 2003-04 2003-04 2003-07 2002-03 2003-07 2005-08

Player Greg Morgan Reggie Nelson Daniel Northern Damien Perkins Belton Rivers Larrie Smith Derek Stribling Van Usher Earl Wise Curtis Wiggins

Years at Tech 2002-03 1998-99 2007-09 2000-03 2006-07 2000-01 2004-06 1990-92 1987-90 1996-97

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2009-10 Golden Eagle Schedule Date Nov. 5 Nov. 13 Nov. 16 Nov. 19 Nov. 20 Nov. 23 Nov. 25 Nov. 27 Dec. 1 Dec. 5 Dec. 12 Dec. 20 Dec. 30 Jan. 2 Jan. 4 Jan. 7 TV WCTE Jan. 9 Jan. 14 TV ESPNU Jan. 16 Jan. 21 TV WCTE Jan. 23 TV WCTE Jan. 28 Jan. 30 Feb. 4 Feb. 6 Feb. 9 Feb. 11 TV WCTE Feb. 13 TV WCTE Feb. 15 Feb. 20 Feb. 27 March 2 March 5 TV ESPNU March 6 TV ESPNU March 18-21 March 25-28 April 3 April 5

Opponent Bluefield (exh/DH) at Minnesota at Central Arkansas (HFS) at Lipscomb at Memphis (HFS) Oakland University (HFS) at Southern Utah at Kansas (HFS) Evansville at Jacksonville State (DH) * Ball State (DH) Bryan College (DH) Union (DH) at Southeast Missouri (DH) * at Eastern Illinois (DH) * Morehead State (DH) * Eastern Kentucky (DH) * at UT Martin (DH) * at Murray State (DH) * Austin Peay (DH) * Tennessee State (DH) * Eastern Illinois (DH) * Southeast Missouri (DH) * at Eastern Kentucky (DH) * at Morehead State (DH) * at Austin Peay * Murray State (DH) * UT Martin (DH) * at Tennessee State (DH) * at ESPN Bracket Buster Jacksonville State (DH) * OVC Tournament - First Round OVC Tournament - Semifinals OVC Championship @NCAA First/Second Round @NCAA Regionals @NCAA Semifinals @NCAA Championship

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Site COOKEVILLE Minneapolis, Minn. Conway, Ark. Nashville, Tenn. Memphis, Tenn. COOKEVILLE Cedar City, Utah Lawrence, Kan. COOKEVILLE Jacksonville, Ala. COOKEVILLE COOKEVILLE COOKEVILLE Cape Girardeau, Mo. Charleston, Ill. COOKEVILLE COOKEVILLE Martin, Tenn. Murray, Ky. COOKEVILLE COOKEVILLE COOKEVILLE COOKEVILLE Richmond, Ky. Morehead, Ky. Clarksville, Tenn. COOKEVILLE COOKEVILLE Nashville, Tenn. TBA COOKEVILLE campus sites Nashville, Tenn. Nashville, Tenn. TBA TBA Indianapolis, Ind. Indianapolis, Ind.

Time 7:30 p.m. TBA 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. TBA 7:30 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

All dates and times listed are subject to change (Check TTUsports.com for latest information) All times are listed as Central (DH) denotes doubleheader * Denotes Ohio Valley Conference game

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Mike Sutton Head Coach Eighth Season East Carolina, 1978

Golden Eagles won the OVC Academic Mike Sutton has proven to be Achievement Award in back-to-back one of the best head coaches in the Ohio Mike Sutton Snapshot seasons in 2006-07 and 2007-08, and had Valley Conference both on and off the three players on the OVC Commissioners court. As he begins his eighth season as t Career Record: 114-100 (7 years) Honor Roll in 2008-09. Tech has put more head coach at Tennessee Tech, he will players on that list than any other school continue to prove the success he has t 2005 OVC Coach of the Year over the past three years, and guard Riley brought to the program. Hunley was the only men’s basketball Sutton is the second longest t Ranks third among all Tech coaches player in the OVC to win the OVC Medal tenured coach in the OVC, but his path (with more than one season) for most of Honor by posting a perfect 4.0 GPA in has been as long as any. Stricken with average wins per year (16.3) 2008-09. the crippling Guillain-Barre Syndrome Excelling in the classroom has translated (GBS) in April 2005 – just months after t 2006 USBWA Most Courageous Award to earning degree’s for Sutton’s studentcapturing the OVC championship and athletes. By December, all of the studentOVC Coach of the Year honors – Sutton t Recipient of 2006 Kaia Jurgenson athlete’s Sutton has brought to Tech who spent much of that summer paralyzed Courage Award from Nashville Sports have completed their eligibility will also and clinging to life. But his determinahave earned a degree. tion to overcome his circumstances and Council In addition to his duties as head coach return to coaching prevailed, as Sutton and running the program at Tennessee returned to the sidelines during the Tech, Sutton serves as a voting member 2005-06 season, and led Tech to back-to-back In 2004-05, the Golden Eagles rolled to of the Regional Advisory Committee for the 19 win campaigns. 2010 Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. From the preseason to the postseason, the OVC regular season title, an 18-11 overall record and 12-4 league worksheet, and Sutton The Advisory Committee helps the Division Sutton is focused on one thing — the success was named the OVC Coach of the Year. I Men’s Basketball Committee select at-large and well-being of his student-athletes and his Following the team’s 19-12 perforteams for the NCAA tournament. program. mance in 2005-06, Sutton was presented with With 35 years of coaching experience, He has compiled an 114-100 overall the Most Courageous Award by the United Sutton has formulated his system to fit the record in seven years. States Basketball Writers’ Association. needs of the players and the program. His ability Sutton came to Tennessee Tech after Among all coaches who have directed to adjust in-game combined with his dedicaserving as an assistant coach at the University the Golden Eagle program more than one tion to preparation make Sutton a motivational of Kentucky, and he quickly proved that he year, Sutton ranks third for average wins per leader. could lead a team to success. In his first seaseason at 16.3. “I have a lot of variety in my coaching son, he guided the 2003-04 Golden Eagles to Sutton has proven he can lead his a 20-12 overall record and a third place finish continued on page 10 team off the court as well as on the court. His in the Ohio Valley Conference regular season before falling in the league’s championship game, one step short of reaching the NCAA “In the seven years since he took leadership of our men’s basketball Tournament field. program, Mike Sutton has proven that he is the right person to guide our Sutton became the most successful first-year coach in Golden Eagle history. The student-athletes to success, both on the court and in the classroom. Mike team’s 20 wins marked the second-most wins is more than an outstanding coach; he’s a committed professional, an in a season, his 13-3 OVC record was the best excellent leader and a genuine example of determination and spirit.” league mark by a first-year Tech coach, and his .625 winning percentage was also the best of -Dr. Robert Bell, President, Tennessee Tech University any first-year Golden Eagle mentor.

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Mike Sutton has coached six players who are currently on NBA rosters. Player School Yrs. Pro 2009-10 NBA Team Kelenna Azubuike Kentucky 3 Golden State Warriors Keith Bogans Kentucky 6 San Antonio Spurs Chuck Hayes Kentucky 4 Houston Rockets Jamaal Magloire Kentucky 9 Miami Heat Nazr Mohammed Kentucky 11 Charlotte Bobcats Tayshaun Prince Kentucky 7 Detroit Pistons Tayshaun Prince (right) played under Sutton at Kentucky and won SEC Player of the Year honors in 2001.

“In Mike Sutton, you will find a man who invokes an image of integrity, class and enthusiasm. His work ethic, character and desire to be successful will serve him well, and he understands that academics must be the first priority of the students.” -Tubby Smith Head coach, University of Minnesota

Sutton vs. All Opponents Air Force Alcorn State Appalachian State Asbury Austin Peay Ball State Bluefield College Bradley Brevard College Bryan College Central Florida Cincinnati Creighton Cumberland Dayton

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L STR 0 +1 0 +1 1 -1 0 +1 11 -4 1 -1 0 +4 1 +1 0 +1 0 +3 1 -1 2 -2 1 -1 0 +1 1 -1

W Eastern Kentucky 6 Eastern Illinois 12 East Tennessee State 0 Florida 0 Florida A&M 1 Florida State 0 Georgia Tech 0 Harvard 1 Hawai’i 0 Idaho State 1 Jacksonville 1 Jacksonville State 6 Kansas State 0 Kentucky 0 Lipscomb 2

CAREER RECORD L STR 7 -3 3 +1 4 -4 1 -1 0 +1 1 -1 1 -1 0 +1 1 -1 1 -1 1 +1 7 +1 1 -1 3 -3 0 +2

W Louisiana-Monroe 1 Miami 0 Michigan State 0 Middle Tennessee 2 Milligan College 1 Mississippi 0 Morehead State 7 Murray State 6 North Carolina Central 0 North Dakota State 0 North Texas State 1 Northwestern 1 Northwestern State 1 Ohio State 0 Oregon State 2

L STR 1 -1 1 -1 1 -1 0 +2 0 +1 2 -2 8 -3 8 -1 1 -1 1 -1 0 +1 0 +1 1 -1 1 -1 0 +2

114-100 .533

W Rutgers 0 Samford 5 Southern Utah 1 Southeast Missouri 13 St. Peter’s 0 Tennessee 0 Tennessee State 8 Union (Ky.) 2 UT Martin 8 Vanderbilt 0 Virginia-Intermont 2 Virginia-Wise 1 Western Kentucky 0 Wisconsin-Milwaukee 2

L STR 1 -1 6 +1 0 +1 2 +3 1 -1 2 -2 4 -1 0 +2 6 -4 3 -3 0 +2 0 +1 1 -1 0 +2

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Head Coach Mike Sutton background and I think that variety lends itself towards producing a comfort level at this job,” Sutton said. “I want to be supportive of every program at Tennessee Tech University and I want the coaches to know they can count on me if they need me. We have to remember that we’re in this together, serving the students, and I want to do my part.” Sutton began coaching as an assistant at his high school alma mater, D.H. Conley High School, while attending East Carolina University. After spending the 1978-79 season as an assistant coach at Lees-McRae (N.C.) Junior College, he was hired by Tubby Smith as an assistant for the 1979-80 season at Hoke County High School in Raeford, N.C. Before the season began, Smith left for an assistant coaching position at Virginia Commonwealth University, leaving Sutton behind but only temporarily. The next year, the two were reunited as assistants at VCU, helping the Rams advance to the 1981 NCAA Tournament. Sutton then left the college ranks and became head coach at Meadowbrook High School in Richmond, Va., taking over a downtrodden program that had tallied a 1-19 record the previous season. He turned the program around during his 13-year career from 1981-94, leading the team to the Class AAA State Championship in his final season. His coaching efforts earned him The Associated Press Coach of the Year award for 1993-94. He compiled a 176-122 record at Meadowbrook before rejoining Smith

at Tulsa. Including Kentucky, he has had five coaching stops with Smith. While coaching the Wildcats, Sutton’s duties included on-floor coaching and offcampus recruiting. He helped lead Kentucky to three Southeastern Conference regular season championships and three SEC tournament titles. The team played in the NCAA tournament all five seasons he was with the Wildcats, claiming the national title in 1998 with a 35-4 overall record. “In Mike Sutton, you will find a man who invokes an image of integrity, class and enthusiasm,” said University of Minnesota coach Tubby Smith, Sutton’s friend and former boss at Kentucky. “Mike’s work ethic, character and desire to be successful will all serve him well, and he understands that academics must be the first priority of the students. He is a true “team player” and he will bring an up-tempo style of play in a well-coached system that will be fun to watch. His teams will be disciplined, on and off the court.” Sutton was named, as Tech’s 11th men’s basketball head coach in April 2002. “We are very excited about Mike Sutton heading up our men’s basketball program,” said Tech president Bob Bell upon the hiring of the energetic new coach. “Throughout his entire career he has not only been a successful coach, but has proven that he is also committed to outstanding academics.” Sutton appreciates the pace of life at

Tennessee Tech. “One of the things that impresses me the most is the team and family atmosphere at the school,” Sutton said. “Every one is very supportive of the program and shows a genuine interest in the players. “The young men in the program are a great group and I really enjoy coaching them,” Sutton added. “I am really impressed by their attitude and the way they are respected by the people associated with the athletic department and the school. “Tennessee Tech students, staff, alumni, fans and the Cookeville community can look forward to exciting times in the future as the Golden Eagle basketball team continues to build on the Tennessee Tech tradition.” He received his bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education from East Carolina University in 1978, and his master’s degree in Health and Physical Education from Appalachian State University in 1979. Born March 21, 1956, in Farmville, N.C., Mike and his wife, Karen, have two children — Kelly Kern of Fort Mill, S.C. and Scott Hughes of St. Petersburg, Fla. The Suttons have four grandchildren — Grace Sutton Kern (8), Georgia Katherine Kern (5) and Evelyn Riley Hughes (4).Their newest granddaughter Audrey Elizabeth “Libby” Kern was born Feb. 2, 2009.

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Date of Birth: March 21, 1956 Age at start of 2009-10 season: 53 Place of Birth: Farmville, N.C. Wife: The former Karen Suzanne Wasko of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania Date Married: June 27, 1987 When/Where he met Karen: While living in Richmond, Va., through mutual friends Children (2): Kelly Kern, Fort Mill, S.C. and Scott Hughes, St. Petersburg, Fla. Grandchildren: (4) Grace Sutton Kern (8) Georgia Katherine Kern (5) Evelyn Riley Hughes (4) Audrey Elizabeth Kern (Feb. 2, 2009)

College Education 1978 1979

East Carolina University * B.S. - Health and Physical Education Appalachian State University * Master’s - Health and Physical Education

High School Education Mike and Karen Sutton

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D.H. Conley High School Greeneville, N.C.

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Head Coach Mike Sutton Sutton’s Resume 2002-present Head Coach Tennessee Tech University 1997-2002 Assistant Coach University of Kentucky 1995-97 Assistant Coach University of Georgia 1994-95 Assistant Coach University of Tulsa 1981-94 Head Coach Meadowbrook High School (Richmond, VA) 1980-81 Assistant Coach Virginia Commonwealth University 1979-80 Assistant Coach Hoke County High School (Raeford, NC) 1978-79 Assistant Coach Lees-McRae College 1975-78 Assistant Coach D.H. Conley High School (Greenville, NC)

What others in the know have said about Tennessee Tech coach Mike Sutton: “Coach Mike Sutton has dramatically improved my overall game to the level that it is today. Without him and his teaching, I wouldn’t be the NBA player that I am today.” -Tayshaun Prince, Detroit Pistons, 2008 Beijing Olympic Gold Medalist University of Kentucky (1999-2002) “The time I spent in college developing my skills have brought me into contact with outstanding coaches and teachers, none of them greater than coach Mike Sutton.” -Keith Bogans, San Antonio Spurs University of Kentucky (1999-2002) “Mike Sutton brings a wealth of basketball knowledge with him as he played a vital role in the success of the University of Kentucky basketball program. His expertise and understanding of the game are unquestionable and two of the major reasons why the Tennessee Tech basketball program will take a step to the next level and will be a program of prominence for years to come.” -Dick Vitale, ESPN Basketball Analyst “We have all learned some tremendous life lessons by being associated with coach Mike Sutton. He deals with his program and his student-athletes the same way he has handled his recovery — with class and dignity.” --Mark Wilson, TTU Director of Athletics

A checklist of Sutton’s Success 1998 NCAA National Championship 1995 NCAA Sweet 16 1996 NCAA Sweet 16 1997 NCAA Sweet 16 1999 NCAA Elite Eight 2002 NCAA Sweet 16

In 2006, Mike Sutton received the USBWA Most Courageous Award (above)

Ohio Valley Conference Champions - 2005 Southeastern Conference Champions - 1998, 2001, 2002 Southeastern Conference Tourney Champions - 1998, 1999, 2001 Missouri Valley Conference Champions -1995 Sun Belt Conference Champions - 1981 Virginia High School State Champions - 1994

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Steve Payne Associate Head Coach Eighth Season Union College, 1990

Coaching Career Knox Central High School 1990-91 Assistant Coach

Union University 1991-94 Assistant Coach Northwestern State 1994-96 Assistant Coach Georgetown College 1996-2000 Associate Head Coach Frank Phillips Junior College 2000-02 Head Coach Tennessee Tech University 2002- Present Associate Head Coach

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Steve Payne enters his eighth season as the associate head coach for Mike Sutton and the Golden Eagles. Payne has helped Tech and the Golden Eagle basketball program win 114 games over the past seven seasons including an OVC championship team in 2004-05. Prior to the 2009-10 season, CollegeInsider.com ranked Payne No. 19 among the nations top 25 mid-major assistant coaches. Payne was the only coach in the OVC to be put on the list. Payne stepped forward to take on a major role in directing the day-to-day operation of the Golden Eagle program during Sutton’s recovery from Guillain-Barré Syndrome. At the end of the team’s 2006-2007, 19-12 campaign, Payne was recognized twice for the part he played in the team’s success. An award normally given to head coaches, he was named by CollegeInsider.com as the Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the Year and was listed as one of 15 finalists for the 2006 Hugh Durham Award honoring the mid-major Coach of the Year. He was also named the OVC

Coach of the Year by CBSsportsline.com. It was unusual — but well-deserved — recognition for an assistant coach. After serving as the head coach at Frank Phillips Junior College in Borger, Texas, Payne came to the Golden Eagle program in 2002 with over a decade of coaching experience. Before he took over the reins at Frank Phillips Junior College, Payne was an associate head coach for four years under

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Happy Osborne at Georgetown College in Kentucky. During that time, the Tigers compiled a 128-22 record and three conference championships in four years. The Tigers won the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) national championship in 1997-98. Georgetown also finished second in the national tournament in 1999-00 and advanced to the “Sweet Sixteen” in 1996-97 and 1998-99. Payne also served as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Northwestern (La.) State University where he helped lead NSU to its best conference finish in a decade. He was also an assistant coach at Union University in Jackson, Tenn., where he was recruiting coordinator and helped lead the team to back-to-back 20-win seasons. Payne was director of player development at Union, and that included the coaching of two NAIA all-Americans. He also coached at Knox Central High School in Barbourville, Ky. He is a graduate of Russell County High School in Russell Springs, Ky., and earned his bachelor’s degree from Union College in Barbourville, Ky. in 1990. Payne, 41, and his wife, Kelli, have three children — sons Parker (10) and Paxton (8), and daughter Abigail (5).

Personal Information Full Name Stephen Lee Payne Birthdate February 12, 1968 Marital Status Married: Wife, Kelli Children Parker, Paxton, and Abigail Degree B.A. in Secondary Education (Union College, ‘90)

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Tommy Deffebaugh Assistant Coach Third Season Drury College, 1985

Personal Information

Full Name Tommy Lee Deffebaugh Birthdate February 1, 1962 Marital Status Married: Wife, Tracy Children Connor (8), Karringtin (5) Degrees B.A. in Education (Drury, ‘85) M.A. in Education (Drury, ‘92)

Coaching Career

University of Missouri-Rolla (1989-91) Assistant Coach Drury College (1991-93) Assistant Coach Southern Illinois University (1993-97) Assistant Coach Oral Roberts University (1997-99) Assistant Coach Southwest Missouri State (1999-2002) Assistant Coach Western Michigan (2002-03) Assistant Coach South Florida (2003-04) Assistant Coach Dartmouth University (2003-07) Assistant Coach Tennessee Tech University (2007-Present) Assistant Coach

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Tommy Deffebaugh begins his third season on coach Mike Sutton’s staff. Deffebaugh has been in the college coaching business for 20 years, and brings a great coaching pedigree to the Tech program with an abundance of coaching, teaching and recruiting experience. Prior to his three years at Dartmouth, Deffebaugh was an assistant coach at the University of South Florida for the 2003-04 season. He held similar positions at the University of Missouri-Rolla (1989-1991), Drury (1991-93), Southern Illinois (1993-97), Oral Roberts (1997-99), Southwest Missouri State (1999-2002) and Western Michigan (2002-03). Deffebaugh’s responsibilities include assisting in player and academic development, on-floor coaching, recruiting and management of the entire basketball program. After graduating from Drury College in 1985, Deffebaugh began his coaching career as an assistant coach/physical education teacher in the Springfield (Mo.) public school system. In 1992, he earned a master’s degree from Drury. A four-year letterwinner for the Panthers, he was co-captain in 1984-85 and was chosen honorable mention All-America. He was inducted in to the Drury College Basketball Hall of Fame in 1997. Deffebaugh has consistently recruited all-conference caliber players at every school he has been. He recruited and coached a pair of All-Americans at Drury in Pil Booberry and Lonnie Holmes who went on to become the school’s all-time leading scorer. Deffebaugh also recruited three standout players: Rob Yanders, a two-time Juco All-American, Mike Wallace, a second team Juco All-American, and Tamarr

Maclin, who was second-team all Missouri Valley Conference at Missouri State. Troy Hudson, a 10-year NBA player from Southern Illinois is Tommy’s most recognized recruit. But getting Alex Barrnett to Dartmouth, where he became only the second Darthmouth player to earn Ivy League Player of the Year honors after the 2008-09 season, was no doubt his most fulfilling recruiting achievment. Tommy’s postseason experience expands over three decades. He played in the NAIA National Tournament in 1983-85. He coached Drury University in the NAIA Tournament in 1992. He coached Southern Illinois to a pair of NCAA appearences in 1994 and ‘95, and coached two different teams to the second round of the NIT (Missouri State, 2000, Western Michigan, 2003). Tommy, 47, and his wife, Tracy, have two children - Connor (8) and Karringtin (5).

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Russ Willemsen Assistant Coach Fifth Season Lee University, 2004

Personal Information

Full Name Russell Isaac Willemsen Jr. Birthdate June 15, 1981 Marital Status Single Degrees B.A. in P.E. & History (Lee University, ‘04) M.S. in Leadership (Tennessee Tech, ‘07)

Coaching Career Lee University (2004-05) Assistant Coach

Tennessee Tech (2005-06) Director of Basketball Operations (2006-Present) Assistant Coach

After serving one year as the Director of Basketball Operations for Golden Eagle basketball in 2005-06, Russ Willemsen begins his fourth season as assistant coach for the Golden Eagles and fifth overall on staff. Willemsen, 28, came to Tech after serving as an assistant coach at Lee University. He handles a wide variety of duties on coach Mike Sutton’s staff, including on-floor coaching and off-campus recruiting. He is also heavily involved in the academic progress of the Golden Eagles and is involved with the players on a day-to-day basis. Willemson helped Tech win the OVC’s Team Academic Achievement Award in back-to-back years in 2006-07 and 07-08. Enthusiastic and knowledgeable, Willemsen handled team travel, film exchange and daily office administration during his year as Director of Basketball Operation. He also worked with the summer camps. A native of Rushville, N.Y., Willemsen played basketball and football at Marcus Whitman High School before enrolling at Lee University in 1999. He served as team manager for three years for coach Rick Hughes’ team, then moved up to a student assistant coaching position in his junior year. In 2004, Willemsen earned his bachelor’s degree from Lee in physical education and history, with minors in religion and coaching. He was named an assistant coach for the Flames for

the 2004-05 season, where his duties included on-floor coaching and individual workouts, recruiting, scouting, as well as handling the summer camps and overseeing the team’s community service efforts. At Lee, he was part of teams that reached the NAIA Sweet 16 and Elite Eight, and he worked with five NAIA All-Americans during his six years on the staff. Willemsen completed his graduate degree in leadership and received his Master’s degree in May 2007.

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Scott Taylor Program Manager Second Season Kentucky, 1999

Personal Information

Full Name Brian Scott Taylor Birthdate December 21, 1974 Marital Status Married: Wife, Sena Degrees B.S. in Business Administration (Kentucky, ‘99) M.S. in Sport Management (Tennessee, ‘08)

Coaching Career

Maryville College (2007-08) Volunteer Assistant Coach Tennessee Tech (2008- Present) Program Manager

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Scott Taylor begins his second season with the Golden Eagles for the 2009-10 season as the Program Manager. Scott brings a wealth of knowledge to Tech in order to help student athletes succeed both on the court and in the classroom. While working on his masters in sport management at the University of Tennessee, Taylor worked in Tennessee’s Thorton Center with freshman football players during study hours. In 2006-07 he was an assistant coach at Maryville College where he assisted in all aspects of the Scots program from visiting high school players to assisting in practice. He helped Maryville to a 24-3 record, a Great South Athletic Conference regular season and tournament championship and an appearance in the NCAA Division III National Championship. Scott has also been involved in several basketball camps. He helped put on and run Tech’s individual and team basketball camps during the summer of 2009, as well as the Golden Eagles elite skills camp in August of 2009. In 2008 he served as a camp counselor at Maryville as well

as the University of Tennessee. “We are excited to have Scott as our Program Manager,” said Sutton. “He is energetic, brings an outstanding work ethic and his organizational skills will be an asset to our team. We welcome him and Sena to our Tech family.” Scott is married to the former Sena Swindle of St. John, Ind. The couple resides in Cookeville.

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Golden Eagle Coaching History Tennessee Tech’s Coaching Legacy

Putty Overall, 1924-46 164-145 (.530)

Coach Putty Overall Hooper Eblen Raymond Brown Johnny Oldham Kenny Sidwell Connie Inman Cliff Malpass Tom Deaton Frank Harrell^ Jeff Lebo Mike Sutton

Years 1924-46 1947-48 1948-54 1955-63 1964-68 1969-75 1976-79 1980-88 1988-97 1998-02 2002-

W-L 164-145 18-7 75-76 118-83 66-57 78-94 34-70 106-119 129-153 75-43 114-100

Pct. .530 .720 .496 .587 .536 .453 .326 .471 .457 .635 .533

Titles 2 MVC, 1 TIAC ---- ---3 OVC ---- ------- 1 OVC ---- 2 OVC 1 OVC

^Took over in the middle of the 1988 season OVC - Ohio Valley Conference (1955-56, 1957-58, 1962-63, 1984-85, 2000-01) MVC - Mississippi Valley Conference (1930-31, 1931-32) TIAC - Tennessee Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (1946-47) Post Season Tournament Play NCAA - 1958, lost to Notre Dame; 1963, lost to Loyola NIT - 1985, lost to University of Tennessee; 2002, defeated Georgia State, Dayton and Yale; lost to Memphis Hooper Eblen, 1947-48 18-7 (.720)

Mike Sutton, 2002 114-100 (.533)

TECH COACHES

Average wins/season 1. Jeff Lebo - 18.75 2. Hooper Eblen - 18.0^ 3. Kenny Sidwell - 16.5 4. Mike Sutton - 16.3 5. Johnny Oldham - 14.75 6. Frank Harrell - 14.33 7. Tom Deaton - 13.25 8. Connie Inman - 13.0 9. Raymond Brown - 12.5 10. Cliff Malpass - 11.33 11. Putty Overall - 7.45 ^ only one season

Raymond Brown, 1948-54 75-76 (.496)

Cliff Malpass, 1976-79 34-70 (.326)

Johnny Oldham, 1955-63 118-83 (.587)

Tom Deaton, 1980-88 106-119 (.471)

Kenny Sidwell, 1964-68 66-57 (.536)

Frank Harrell, 1988-97 129-153 (.457)

Connie Inman, 1969-75 78-94 (.453)

Jeff Lebo, 1998-2002 75-43 (.635)

Most wins/career 1. Putty Overall - 164 2. Frank Harrell - 129 3. Johnny Oldham - 118 4. Mike Sutton - 114 5. Tom Deaton - 106 6. Connie Inman - 78 7. Jeff Lebo - 75 Raymond Brown - 75 9. Kenny Sidwell - 66 10. Cliff Malpass - 34 11. Hooper Eblen - 18

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Support Staff/All-Time Assistants 2009-10 Golden Eagle Basketball Support Staff From left: Manager Anthony Lippe, Manager Josh Scott, Secretary Debbie Turnbow.

All-Time Golden Eagle Assistant Coaches and Staff Clarence Cobbs, 1941-42 Raymond Brown, 1943-44 Hooper Eblen, 1943-44 Buster Conaster, 1953-54 Charles Pangle, 1950-64 Frank Phillips, 1954-55 Charles Boardman, 1958-59 Buster Bush, 1959-60 * Richard Papes, 1962-63 Cleve Nichols, 1963-65 Sid Hatfield, 1964-67 Connie Inman, 1965-68 James Simmons, 1967-68

Bill Kennon, 1969-70 Stan Evans, 1969-70 Jim Bradbury, 1971-74 Bill Hodges, 1971-74 Al Lewis, 1974-75 * Ricky Brown, 1976-80 Ben Ledbetter, 1976-80 Tony Royster, 1980-82 Rick Byrd, 1980-83 Chris Tucker, 1982 Bob Patton, 1981-82 Bill Dailey, 1981-82 Marc Burnett, 1982-83 Denette Kolbe, 1982-84 % Steve Taylor, 1983-87 Frank Harrell, 1980-88 Kevin Woods, 1987-89 Jim Brown, 1991-92

Jack Woodard, 1989-93 Alan Long, 1993-94 Jason Craighead, 1994-95 Chris Baker, 1995-98 Bob Eskew, 1990-98 Kevin Bray, 1988-98 Jason Gillespie, 1998-00 John Searby, 2000-02 Tracy Garrick, 1998-02 David Lebo, 1998-02 John Shulman, 1998-02 Michael Torrence, 2002-03 Dustin Kerns, 2002-03 G.G. Smith, 2002-03 Scott Cherry, 2002-03 Jason Clark, 2003-04 Dexter Williams, 2003-06 Garrick Respress, 2003-05

Steve Payne, 2003Saul Smith, 2004-07 Russ Willemsen, 2005Zach Carpenter, 2006-07 Tommy Deffebaugh, 2007Scott Taylor, 2008-

* indicates student coach BOLD indicates current coach

% indicates first female coach to serve on a Division I men’s coaching staff

Right: Hooper Eblen took over as Tech’s head coach for the 1947-48 season, becoming Tech’s second head coach in history after Putty Overall led the team from 1924-1946. Eblen went 18-7 in his only season as Tech’s head coach, and Tech’s arena, the Hooper Eblen Center, is named in his honor.

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Numerical Roster

No. 2 3 10 11 15 23 24 25 30 32 34 42 44 55

2009-10 Golden Eagle Roster * Denotes letters won at Tennessee Tech

Name Pos. Zac Swansey %$ G Charles Newton III G Elijah Cunningham-Muhammad* G Terrell Barnes F Riley Hunley* G Byron Pickens % F Chase Dunn G Jud Dillard G Frank Davis *** G Bassey Inameti* F Alfred Jones* F Zach Bailey * G Will Barnes *** G Kevin Murphy * G

Ht. 6-1 6-3 6-0 6-8 6-3 6-7 5-10 6-4 6-2 6-8 6-7 6-1 6-1 6-6

Wt. 180 180 180 245 185 195 170 180 185 215 205 180 195 185

Yr. Jr. R-Fr. Sr. Fr. So. Jr. Fr. Fr. Sr. So. Jr. So. Sr. So.

Hometown/High School/Previous School Dunwoody, Ga./Dunwoody HS/Georgia Lexington, Ky./Lexington Catholic/Fork Union Mililtary Columbus, Ohio/Beechcroft HS/South Suburban College Riverdale,Ga./Riverdale HS Knoxville, Tenn./Farragut HS Chicago, Ill./Senn HS No. Name Livingston, Tenn./Livingston Academy 42 Zach Bailey Riverdale, Ga./Riverdale HS 11 Terrell Barnes Gainesville, Ga./East Hall HS 44 Will Barnes Suwanee, Ga./Peachtree Ridge HS 30 Frank Davis Springfield Ill./Lanphier HS/Lincoln CC 25 Jud Dillard Ft. Lauderdale, Fla./Chaminade-Madonna HS 24 Chase Dunn Tuscaloosa, Ala./Hillcrest HS 15 Riley Hunley Fairburn, Ga./Creekside HS

% Transferred to Tennessee Tech $ Will sit out 2009-10 season due to NCAA transfer rules

Head Coach: Mike Sutton Associate Head Coach: Steve Payne Assistant Coaches: Tommy Deffebaugh, Russ Willemsen Program Manager: Scott Taylor

Alphabetical

32 Bassey Inameti 34 Alfred Jones 10 Elijah Cunningham- Muhammad 55 Kevin Murphy 3 Charles Newton III 23 Byron Pickens % 2 Zac Swansey %$

Front row, from left: Associate Head Coach Steve Payne, Zach Bailey, Charles Newton, Riley Hunley, Elijah Cunningham-Muhammad, Frank Davis, Will Barnes, Zac Swansey, Chase Dunn, Head Coach Mike Sutton Second row, from left: Assistant Coach Russ Willemsen, Assistant Coach Tommy Deffebaugh, Byron Pickens, Terrell Barnes, Bassey Inameti, Alfred Jones, Kevin Murphy, Jud Dillard, Program Manager Scott Taylor, Manager Anthony Lippe, Manager Josh Scott.

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Will BARNES In 2008-09 (Junior): Will played in all 30 games for the Golden Eagles, and started 24 games... named the team’s best offensive player by coach Sutton...scored in double figures 14 times, including a career-high 27 points against Louisiana-Monroe on Dec. 29...set a new career-high in assists with eight against Tennessee State on Jan. 24...grabbed eight rebounds and scored 15 points in Tech’s season opener against Bryan College...shot 48.3 percent (111-for-230) from the field for the season, and 38.4 percent (33-for-86) from three-point distance...averaged 9.8 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 24.0 minutes per game. In 2007-08 (Sophomore): Another experienced player in the Golden Eagle lineup, played in all 32 games in 2007-08, starting the final seven, and nine overall...averaged over 17 minutes per game...scored in double figures six times in an eight game span from Jan. 26 to Feb. 16...had a season-high 22 points on Feb. 7 when he went 8-for-10 from the field for the game, including 4-for-4 from three point distance...averaged 2.2 assists per game, including a career high 4 assists six times.

44 Senior Guard 6-1 / 195 Tuscaloosa, Ala. Hillcrest HS Career Highs

Points: 27 at UL Monroe, 12/29/08 Rebounds: 9 vs. Austin Peay, 11/29/06 Assists: 8 at Tennessee State, 1/24/09 Steals: 5 vs. Union, 11/13/07 Blocked Shots: 2 at UT Martin, 3/3/09 Minutes: 34 vs. Jacksonville State, 2/7/08

In 2006-07 (Freshman): Will played in eight games his freshman season...scored seven points in his debut, along with two assists, two rebounds and two steals, in Tech’s win over Bluefield College...had four points and three rebounds against Bradley...two assists against Bradley, Kansas State and Bluefield to establish a career-high...saw a career-high 16 minutes of court time at UW -Milwaukee. HIGH SCHOOL: Will came to Tennessee Tech from Hillcrest High School in Tuscaloosa, Ala., where he was a first-team all-state selection as a senior...averaged 17 points, seven assists, five rebounds and two steals per game in his final season...all-area and first-team all-west Alabama honoree for coach Scott Suttles...led the team to the Area 5 title and was named Area MVP as

Will Barnes 2008-09 game-by-game statistics Date N15 N18 N22 N24 N29 D1 D6 D14 D16 D20 D29 J3 J5 J8 J10 J15 J17 J22 J24 J29 J31 F6 F7 F9 F12 F14 F19 F21 F28 M3

Opponent M Bryan* 26 at Lipscomb* 21 So. Utah* 28 ETSU* 26 UL Monroe* 23 Lipscomb* 26 Jax St.* 16 Union 10 at Florida St* 28 at Vanderbilt* 30 at UL Monroe* 31 SE Missouri* 24 Eastern Ill.* 28 at Morehead St.* 27 at Eastern Ky.* 29 UT Martin* 25 Murray St.* 27 at APSU* 29 at Tenn. St.* 28 at Eastern Ill.* 25 at SE Missouri* 20 Eastern Ky.* 27 Morehead St.* 26 APSU* 23 at Murray St. 21 at UT Martin 10 Tenn. St. 26 at Ball St.* 32 at Jax St. 12 at UT Martin 17

FG-A 6-10 3-6 2-8 5-10 5-9 5-8 1-4 1-2 4-11 3-7 9-14 7-9 5-11 2-6 4-12 6-12 2-4 4-8 3-5 2-5 3-7 5-9 6-13 4-8 2-5 1-4 2-6 2-5 5-7 1-5

3P-A 3-5 0-3 0-2 1-3 3-4 0-2 0-1 0-1 2-5 1-2 3-4 4-6 1-2 0-2 2-9 1-3 0-1 4-4 1-2 2-4 0-1 1-2 2-6 0-2 0-0 0-1 0-2 0-1 1-3 1-3

FT-A 0-0 2-4 3-6 2-2 0-0 2-2 2-3 0-0 3-4 0-2 6-9 0-0 2-4 3-3 1-1 1-2 3-6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 5-8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 4-4 1-2 0-0

Reb PF 8 0 0 4 2 1 1 3 1 2 3 1 3 4 2 0 2 3 4 1 2 0 2 1 2 2 5 1 1 2 1 1 6 2 1 2 3 2 5 1 4 2 2 4 2 4 4 1 1 3 1 0 0 5 1 4 0 4 2 2

A 3 5 1 0 6 5 4 3 1 3 0 5 3 2 4 1 1 4 8 2 5 4 1 3 1 0 3 1 2 3

T 1 3 0 1 0 2 4 1 5 3 3 3 3 3 0 2 4 1 3 1 5 3 2 2 3 0 0 5 1 3

B 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2

S 2 2 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 3 3 1 1 1 3 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 0

PTS 15 8 9 13 13 12 4 2 13 7 27 18 13 7 11 14 7 12 7 6 6 11 19 8 4 2 4 8 12 3

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a senior...finalist for Class 6A Player of the Year...chosen for Alabama Super Five and named West Alabama Player of the Year...among his team awards, he won the Assist Award and the Hustle Award. PERSONAL: William Tremere Barnes is the son of Teresa Barnes and the late John Barnes... birthday is May 2, 1988...majoring in business management.

Will’s Career Statistics

SEASON 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 Total

GP-GS FGM/FGA PCT. 8-0 7-19 .368 32-9 57-135 .422 30-24 111-230 .483 70-33 175-384 .456

3M/3A 1-6 17-50 33-86 51-142

PCT. .167 .340 .384 .359

Give-and-Go with WIll... What qualities do you admire in a teammate? Unselfishness What is the most valuable lesson you’ve learned at Tech? Hard work translates to success What is your favorite food? Shrimp What is your favorite video game? Fifa 2009 What game show do you want to be on? Cash Cab What is something you wish you were better at? Managing time Who is your favorite pro athlete? Kobe Bryant What is something your teammates don’t know about you? I sometimes suck my thumb What is your favorite sports movie? Blue Chips, Ali What is your favorite place to eat in Cookeville? Little Kobe Do you Twitter? Yes

FTM/FTA PCT. REB AVG PF-D AST 2-2 1.000 11 1.4 18-1 8 33-47 .702 51 1.6 55-2 71 40-62 .645 71 2.4 62-1 84 75-111 .676 133 1.9 135-4 163

ST 7 29 34 70

BS 1 3 11 15

PTS AVG HI 17 2.1 7 164 5.4 22 295 9.8 27 476 6.8 27

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Frank DAVIS In 2008-09 (Junior): One of Tech’s most lethal shooters, Davis hit 42.9 percent (76-of-177) of his three-pointers and 42.2 percent (97-of-230) of his field goals overall...played in all 30 games for the Golden Eagles, including 18 starts...scored in double figures 12 times, including a careerhigh 24 points against Eastern Kentucky on Jan. 10...hit 7-of-14 field goals including 4-of-8 three pointers against Vanderbilt on Dec. 20...hit 6-of-7 three pointers and 7-of-8 field goals overall on Nov. 29 at Louisiana-Monroe...hit 75.0 percent (30-of-40) free throws on the season... averaged 10.0 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.5 steals in 23.9 minutes per game...also earned the team’s academic award. In 2007-08 (Sophomore): Frank played in all 32 games for Tech, starting 28... averaged 9 points, 1.8 rebounds and 2 assists per contest, and shot 87.1 percent from the free throw line...scored a season high 23 points on Dec. 8 at Southeast Missouri, going 5-for-9 from three point range... went 6-for-8 from downtown on Jan. 31 at UT Martin, and finished the game with 20 points... had a season-high six assists on Feb. 2 and led the Golden Eagles in assists on five occasions.

30 Senior Guard 6-2 / 185 Gainesville, Ga. East Hall HS Career Highs

Points: 24 at Eastern Ky., 1/10/09 Rebounds: 6 vs. Union, 12/14/08 Assists: 6 vs. SE Missouri, 1/3/09 vs. Eastern Ky., 2/2/08 Steals: 6 vs. Morehead State, 2/07/09 Blocked Shots: 1 vs. Murray State, 1/17/09 vs. N’western State, 2/17/07 vs. Austin Peay, 2/20/07 vs. Morehead State, 1/7/08 Minutes: 39 vs. Jacksonville State, 2/7/08

In 2006-07 (Freshman): Frank scored seven points in his first collegiate game, along with two assists, two steals and two rebounds...played in 31 of 32 games, averaging 12 minutes and 3.3 points per game...shot 79.2 percent from the free throw line, going 19-for-24...was fourth on the team in 3-pointers made with 20, shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc...fourth on the team in steals with 23...matched his seven-point debut in both games against Southeast Missouri...lifted his career-high to eight points against SEMO during Tech’s OVC tournament victory in Eblen Center. High School: Davis is a product of East Hall High School in Gainesville, Ga., where he was a standout performer for coach Seth Vinings for his first two seasons and coach Joe Dix in his

Frank Davis 2008-09 game-by-game statistics Date N15 N18 N22 N24 N29 D1 D6 D14 D16 D20 D29 J3 J5 J8 J10 J15 J17 J22 J24 J29 J31 F6 F7 F9 F12 F14 F19 F21 F28 M3

Opponent M Bryan* 22 at Lipscomb* 25 So. Utah* 27 ETSU* 24 UL Monroe 20 Lipscomb 22 Jax. St. 26 Union* 16 at Florida St. 15 at Vanderbilt* 24 at UL Monroe* 21 SE Missouri 18 Eastern Ill. 28 at Morehead St. 14 at Eastern Ky. 27 UT Martin* 17 Murray St. 22 at APSU 22 at Tenn. St. 19 at Eastern Ill. 22 at SE Missouri* 27 Eastern Ky.* 33 Moreheard St.* 31 APSU* 31 at Murray St.* 28 at UT Martin* 31 Tenn. St* 30 at Ball St.* 28 at Jax. St* 22 at UT Martin* 25

FG-A 1-7 4-7 2-8 1-6 7-8 3-5 3-6 4-8 2-5 7-14 3-5 6-10 3-6 1-8 8-13 2-5 2-4 2-9 4-7 3-9 5-10 3-10 4-10 3-8 0-7 3-7 6-12 3-7 0-3 2-6

3P-A 1-6 2-4 1-6 1-4 6-7 2-4 3-5 2-4 0-3 4-8 0-1 6-10 2-5 1-6 7-12 1-4 2-3 2-7 3-5 3-8 5-7 3-10 4-7 3-8 0-3 3-7 5-9 2-6 0-3 2-5

FT-A 0-0 0-0 4-5 0-0 2-2 5-6 0-0 1-2 0-1 1-1 0-0 0-0 2-3 1-2 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 6-7 0-1 0-0 0-0 4-4 1-2

Reb PF 2 0 1 3 3 1 1 1 2 1 3 1 0 3 6 2 2 3 2 0 3 3 3 2 0 1 1 1 0 4 2 1 0 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 0 2 2 3 3 0 3 3 1 4 2 1 2 3 3 1 1 2 2

A 3 0 2 2 0 5 1 2 0 0 1 6 1 2 1 3 2 0 1 0 2 3 2 0 0 2 1 1 4 1

T 1 0 3 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 2 0 1 2 1 0 3 0 1 0 0

B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

S 1 2 1 1 2 5 0 3 1 0 1 2 2 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 4 0 6 1 1 2 3 0 0 1

PTS 3 10 9 3 22 13 9 11 4 19 6 18 10 4 24 5 6 6 11 9 15 9 14 9 6 9 17 8 4 7

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Frank DAVIS junior and senior campaigns...first-team all-state selection...led his team to state championships in 2003 and 2005 while finishing second in 2004...team reached the Final Four in all four of his seasons and posted a combined 117-9 record...averaged more than 20 points and three rebounds per game during his career...named all-area and all-region for three seasons... as a senior he earned Class AA regional and state Player of the Year honors when he averaged 28 points per contest...was a member of the prestigious 1,000-point club before starting his senior season and wrapped up his career with more than 2,000 points...scored a team-high 29 points in the 2005 state championship game...topped that with a career-high 42 points in a game as a senior...also earned MVP of the Roundball Classic in Charleston, S.C. and MVP at Lanier Land. Personal: Frank is the son of Frank and Maria Dix...full name is Frank Jenkins Davis IV...born May 11, 1988...majoring in exercise and physical wellness.

Frank’s Career Statistics SEASON 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 Total

GP-GS FGM/FGA PCT. 31-0 31-80 .388 32-28 96-252 .381 30-18 97-230 .422 93-46 224-562 .399

3M/3A 20-60 67-181 76-177 163-418

PCT. .333 .370 .429 .390

FTM/FTA 19-24 30-37 30-40 79-101

Give-and-Go with Frank... What is the most valuable lesson you’ve learned at Tech? Take nothing for granted What is your dream car? Cadillac What is your favorite food? Chicken Alfredo What is your favorite video game? Madden / NBA 2K10 (Undefeated) What game show do you want to be on? Deal or no Deal What is something you wish you were better at? Golf What is your dream job? Become a basketball coach What is your favorite sports movie? Hoosiers What is your favorite place to eat in Cookeville? Olive Garden What is your favorite vacaction spot? Anywhere with sand and water Do you Twitter? No What city would you most like to visit? Seattle What is your favorite childhood game? Hungry Hungry Hippos

PCT. REB AVG PF-D AST ST .792 32 1.0 28-0 20 23 .811 57 1.8 49-0 64 45 .750 58 1.9 52-0 48 45 .782 147 1.6 129-0 132 113

BS 2 1 1 4

PTS AVG HI 101 3.3 8 289 9.0 23 300 10.0 24 690 7.4 24

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Elijah CUNNNIGHAM -MUHAMMAD In 2008-09 (Junior): Elijah played in all 30 games for the Golden Eagles, including seven starts in his freshman campaign...had a career game on Feb. 9 against Austin Peay when he scored a season-high 12 points and dished out a season-high nine assists...went a combined 9-for-9 from the free throw line over Tech’s final three regular season games...shot 80.8 percent (42-for-52) from the free throw line for the season...grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds on Dec. 14 against Union, and also scored nine points in that game...averaged 5.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 20.3 minutes per game. At South Suburban: Averaged 8.6 points, 5.2 assists and 2.4 steals per game…helped the Bulldogs to back-to-back regional titles, the first time in over 20 years...helped lead the team to a 57-15 record over his two seasons including a 31-5 in 2007-08...named to the all-tournament team at the Division II national tournament…the Bulldogs ended the season ranked No. 5 in the NJCAA final rankings.

10 Senior Guard 6-0 / 180 Columbus, Ohio Beechcroft HS South Suburban JC Career Highs

Points: 12 vs. Austin Peay, 2/9/09 Rebounds: 11 vs. Union, 12/14/08 Assists: 9 vs. Austin Peay, 2/9/09 Steals: 4 at UT Martin, 2/14/09 Blocked Shots: 1 vs. Lipscomb, 12/1/08 at Eastern Ky., 1/10/09 Minutes: 35 at Jacksonville St., 2/28/09

High School: While attending Beechcroft High School, Elijah lettered all four years on the hardwood for coach Kent Burgert...was not only named as the team MVP, but also named Beechcroft’s overall MVP for his playing ability...was a member of his local AAU team - “Wrecking Crew”...played on several all-star teams including being named MVP of the high school all-star game...he also participated in the District 10 all-star game and the state final-four. Personal: Elijah Marcus Bin James Cunningham-Muhammad is the son of James Cunningham and Latanya Cunningham...birthday is March 4, 1988...majoring in interdisciplinary studies with areas in psychology and EXPW.

Elijah Muhammad 2008-09 game-by-game statistics Date N15 N18 N22 N24 N28 D1 D6 D14 D16 D20 D29 J3 J5 J8 J10 J15 J17 J22 J24 J29 J31 F6 F7 F9 F12 F14 F19 F21 F28 M3

Opponent M Bryan 17 at Lipscomb 22 So. Utah 18 ETSU 17 UL Monroe 22 Lipscomb 18 Jax St. 24 Union* 20 at Florida St. 17 at Vanderbilt 13 at UL Monroe 16 SE Missouri 17 Eastern Ill. 18 at Morehead St. 22 at Eastern Ky.* 25 UT Martin 19 Murray St. 21 at APSU* 14 at Tenn. St. 21 at Eastern Ill. 22 at SE Missouri 15 Eastern Ky. 16 Morehead St. 26 APSU 25 at Murray St.* 22 at UT Martin* 25 Tenn. St. 20 at Ball St. 20 at Jax. St.* 35 at UT Martin* 23

FG-A 2-3 2-5 0-0 2-7 2-4 2-5 0-2 3-8 0-0 0-3 1-1 2-5 0-1 3-8 3-5 2-10 2-5 1-4 2-3 1-4 2-3 0-4 2-7 5-11 2-5 3-9 2-6 2-8 2-7 0-6

3P-A 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-3 0-0 1-1 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-1 0-0 01 0-1 1-3 1-2 0-3 0-1 0-1 2-2 1-2 0-1 0-2 0-2 2-4 2-4 0-3 0-3 0-1 0-0 0-3

FT-A 0-0 3-5 4-6 4-4 2-2 1-2 2-2 2-2 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 4-4 1-1 1-2 2-2 0-0 0-0 4-4 0-1 0-0 1-4 2-2 4-4 3-3 0-0

Reb PF 2 0 4 0 1 2 4 4 3 3 6 3 2 2 11 2 2 3 4 4 2 3 5 2 1 2 1 1 3 1 4 0 2 2 1 3 1 2 5 2 2 1 2 3 3 1 5 2 2 1 0 4 4 0 6 3 7 3 3 1

A 5 2 2 2 5 1 3 4 1 0 2 5 4 3 5 3 4 4 3 1 0 1 3 9 1 2 3 1 6 2

T 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 0 3 0 1 1 2 1 2 0 3 2 0 1 0 2 1 1 2 1 0 5 1

B 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

S 1 2 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 3 1 2 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 3 2 4 2 3 2 0

PTS 4 7 4 8 6 6 2 9 0 2 2 4 0 7 7 4 8 3 7 5 4 0 8 12 6 7 6 8 7 0

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Elijah CUNNNIGHAM -MUHAMMAD Give-and-Go with Elijah... What is your favorite book? Pyramid of Success by John Wooden What three words best describe you? Strong, leader, focused What qualities do you admire in a teammate? Brotherly bond What is your favorite food? Chicken What is your favorite video game? Spiderman What game show do you want to be on? The Price is Right Who is your favorite pro athlete? LeBron James What is your dream job? Coaching a top D-I school What are your hobbies off the court? Lifting weights, cleaning What is your favorite place to eat in Cookeville? PJ’s Pizzeria What is your favorite childhood game? Hide and seek Do you Twitter? No

Elijah’s Career Statistics SEASON 2008-09 TOTALS

GP-GS FGM/FGA PCT. 30-7 50-149 .336 30-7 50-149 .336

3M/3A 11-47 11-47

PCT. FTM/FTA PCT. REB AVG .234 42-52 .808 98 3.3 .234 42-52 .808 98 3.3

PF-D AST ST 60-0 87 39 60-0 87 39

BS 2 2

PTS AVG HI 153 5.1 12 153 5.1 12

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Alfred JONES In 2008-09 (Sophomore): Alfred played in all 30 games for the Golden Eagles including 11 starts...scored in double figures four times, including a career-high 13 points against UT Martin in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament on March 3...hit 57 percent (49-of-86) of his field goals on the season and 41.7 percent (10-of-24) of his three point attempts...averaged 4.0 points, and 2.3 rebounds in 12.4 minutes per game...shared the team’s Golden Eagle award at the conclusion of the season. At Lincoln: Alfred played one season for head coach B.J. McCullum at Lincoln College in Illinois... played in all 33 games for the Lynx...averaged 6.8 rebounds and 11 points a game...top rebounder on team with several upperclassmen. High School: He lettered three seasons at Lanphier High School in Springfield, Ill. Personal: Alfred Hoyte Jones, Jr. is the son of Alfred Jones, Sr. of Memphis, Tenn. and Detha Garrison of Springfield, Ill...majoring in criminal justice.

34 Junior Forward 6-7 / 205 Springfield, Ill. Lanphier HS Lincoln CC Career Highs

Points: 13 at UT Martin, 3/3/09 Rebounds: 8 vs. UL Monroe, 11/29/08 Assists: 2 at Morehead St., 1/8/09 Steals: 3 vs. Union, 12/14/08 Blocked Shots: 2 vs. Eastern Kentucky, 2/6/09 Minutes: 28 at UT Martin, 2/14/09

Alfred Jones 2008-09 game-by-game statistics Date N15 N18 N22 N24 N29 D1 D6 D14 D16 D20 D29 J3 J5 J8 J10 J15 J17 J22 J24 J29 J31 F6 F7 F9 F12 F14 F19 F21 F28 M3

Opponent M Bryan 15 at Lipscomb 13 So. Utah 3 ETSU 3 UL Monroe* 22 Lipscomb* 19 Jax. St.* 12 Union 13 at Florida St. 8 at Vanderbilt 6 at UL Monroe* 15 SE Missouri 11 Eastern Ill. 12 at Morehead St. 16 at Eastern Ky* 8 UT Martin 8 Murray St. 18 at APSU* 15 at Tenn. St. 9 at Eastern Ill. 14 at SE Missouri* 21 Eastern Ky.* 23 Morehead St.* 10 APSU* 2 at Murray St. 2 at UT Martin* 28 Tenn. St. 15 at Ball St. 4 at Jax. St. 12 at UT Martin 16

FG-A 1-1 0-3 0-1 1-1 3-5 2-3 3-4 3-5 0-3 1-2 2-4 3-5 1-3 2-2 1-1 0-0 3-3 2-6 2-3 2-6 3-6 5-5 0-1 0-0 0-0 2-4 1-1 0-0 1-1 5-7

3P-A 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 2- 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-1 1-1 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-2 0-1 0-1 1-2 1-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2

FT-A 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-1 4-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 2-2

Reb PF 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 8 5 4 1 3 2 3 1 4 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 4 4 1 3 3 6 2 2 5 4 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 5 3 4 2 0 0 2 1 5 0

A 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

T 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

B 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

S 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0

PTS 2 0 0 3 10 4 6 6 0 2 6 7 2 5 2 0 8 8 4 4 11 11 0 0 0 5 2 0 4 13

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Alfred JONES Give-and-Go with Alfred... What three words best describe you? Outgoing, goofy, generous What qualities do you admire in a teammate? Unselfishness What is your dream car? Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 What is your favorite food? Granny’s lemon pie What is your favorite video game? Guitar Hero What game show do you want to be on? Family Feud What are your hobbies off the court? Ping-pong and bowling Do you Twitter? Yes What city would you most like to visit? New York What is your favorite place to eat in Cookeville? O’Charley’s Who is your favorite pro athlete? Kobe Bryant What is your biggest fear? Snakes What is your biggest pet peeve? Listening to people sing who can’t

Alfred’s Career Statistics SEASON 2008-09 TOTALS

GP-GS FGM/FGA PCT. 30-11 49-86 .570 30-11 49-86 .570

3M/3A 10-24 10-24

PCT. FTM/FTA PCT. REB AVG .417 13-15 .867 68 2.3 .417 13-15 .867 68 2.3

PF-D AST ST 44-2 10 14 44-2 10 14

BS 11 11

PTS AVG HI 121 4.0 13 121 4.0 13

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Zach BAILEY In 2008-09 (Freshman): Zach started 10 games for the Golden Eagles, and played in all 30 in his freshman season...named the team’s best defensive player by coach Sutton...scored in double figures four times, including a season-high 12 points on Nov. 29 against Louisiana-Monroe, and also grabbed a season-high seven rebounds in that game...had a season-high six assists on Jan. 3 against Southeast Missouri...averaged 4.0 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 17.7 minutes per game. High School: A four year starter at Chaminade-Madonna High School in Hollywood, Fla. for coach Kelvin Walker...averaged 28 points, five rebounds and five assists per game as a senior... was named first-team all county and all-state...was named to several post season teams including first-team all-county, and was an all-state honorable mention as a junior…helped Chaminade-Madonna to a 21-6 record as a sophomore to go along with the district crown and regional finals he followed that up with a 15-10 record and district runner up his junior season... was a two sport athlete also playing volleyball.

42 Sophomore Guard 6-1 / 180 Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Chaminade-Madonna Career Highs

Points: 12 vs. UL Monroe, 11/29/08 Rebounds: 7 vs UL Monroe, 11/29/08 Assists: 6 vs. SE Missouri, 1/3/09 Steals: 3 vs. SE Missouri, 1/3/09 at UL Monroe, 12/29/08 Blocked Shots: 1 vs. Jacksonville State, 12/6/08 Minutes: 25 vs. Jacksonville State, 12/6/08

Personal: Zachary Thomas Bailey Jr. is the son of Zachary Bailey Sr. and Latrone Bailey of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla...birthday is December 3, 1989...majoring in business administration.

Zach Bailey 2008-09 game-by-game statistics Date N15 N18 N22 N24 N29 D1 D6 D14 D16 D20 D29 J3 J5 J8 J10 J15 J17 J22 J24 J29 J31 F6 F7 F9 F12 F14 F19 F21 F28 M3

Opponent M Bryan 18 at Lipscomb 20 So. Utah 24 ETSU 16 UL Monroe* 20 Lipscomb* 19 Jax. St.* 25 Union 15 at Florida St.* 18 at Vanderbilt* 24 at UL Monroe 21 SE Missouri* 22 Eastern Ill.* 18 at Morehead St.* 15 at Eastern Ky. 4 UT Martin 22 Murray State* 23 at APSU* 19 at Tenn. St. 13 at Eastern Ill. 11 at SE Missouri 16 Eastern Ky. 14 Morehead St. 21 APSU 19 at Murray St. 22 at UT Martin 12 Tenn. St. 15 at Ball St. 12 at Jax. St. 14 at UT Martin 18

FG-A 2-2 5-8 3-4 0-1 3-10 1-4 4-6 2-6 0-1 2-7 0-3 3-4 1-3 0-3 0-1 4-6 3-5 1-1 3-4 0-1 1-3 0-2 2-2 2-6 4-6 0-2 0-4 0-1 0-1 2-4

3P-A 0-0 0-2 0-1 0-0 1-2 0-1 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-1 0-1

FT-A 0-0 1-2 1-2 0-0 5-6 0-1 1-2 0-0 1-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 1-2 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 4-4 0-0 2-2 2-2

Reb PF 3 2 3 3 1 2 1 4 7 1 6 2 4 3 3 1 1 2 1 3 4 2 4 1 3 2 2 2 1 0 2 2 6 4 2 0 2 1 2 4 1 2 1 3 5 0 3 3 3 3 1 2 3 3 3 3 2 0 0 3

A 2 1 1 0 2 1 3 3 0 2 2 6 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 2 5 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0

T 1 1 0 1 0 2 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 2 2 1 3 2 1 1 3 2 2 1 4 1 1 1 0 2

B 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

S 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

PTS 4 11 7 0 12 2 10 4 1 4 0 6 2 0 0 10 7 3 8 0 2 0 4 4 8 0 4 0 2 6

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Zach BAILEY Give-and-Go with Zach... What is your favorite book? Driven by Michael Jordan What three words best describe you? Outgoing, humble, calm What qualities do you admire in a teammate? Hard working, unselfish, dedicated What is the most valuable lesson you’ve learned at Tech? Take advantage of every opportunity What is your dream car? BMW, white on white with white rims What is your favorite video game? NCAA Football 2006 on regular X-Box What is something you wish you were better at? Golf Who is your favorite pro athlete? Dwyane Wade What is your favorite sports moment? Michael Jordan hits the game-winning shot against Utah in the 1998 NBA Finals What is something your teammates don’t know about you? I love old school music

Zach’s Career Statistics SEASON 2008-09 TOTALS

GP-GS FGM/FGA PCT. 30-10 48-111 .432 30-10 48-111 .432

3M/3A 3-17 3-17

PCT. FTM/FTA PCT. REB AVG .176 22-30 .733 80 2.7 .176 22-30 .733 80 2.7

PF-D AST ST 63-0 45 21 63-0 45 21

BS 1 1

PTS AVG HI 121 4.0 12 121 4.0 12

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Riley HUNLEY In 2008-09 (Freshman): Played in 10 games for the Golden Eagles as a freshman...scored a season-high four points against Union on Dec. 14 on 2-for-3 shooting from the floor, and also grabbed a season-high five rebounds in that game...was the only men’s basketball player in the conference to recieve the OVC’s Medal of Honor award for having a perfect 4.0 GPA...earned the team’s academic award. High School: Riley was a two sport athlete while attending Farragut High School in Knoxville... played all four years on the basketball court for coach Don Dodgen and on the golf team for coach Mike Driver...named all-district and all-region while also earning a spot on the second team All- KIL...averaged 11 points a contest while also securing four rebounds and dishing out three assists a game...helped lead the team to a 13-1 league record and league championship. Personal: Riley David Hunley is the son of Shelia Watson and Rick Hunley...birthday is October 3, 1989...majoring in engineering.

15 Sophomore Guard 6-3 / 185 Knoxville, Tenn. Farragut HS Career Highs

Points: 4 vs. Union, 12/14/08 Rebounds: 5 vs. Union, 12/14/08 Assists: 1 vs. Union, 12/14/08 at Austin Peay, 1/22/09 at Eastern Illinois, 1/29/09 Steals: 1 vs.UL Monroe, 11/29/08 vs. Union, 12/14/08 at Vanderbilt, 12/20/08 Minutes: 7 vs. Union, 12/14/08

Riley Hunley 2008-09 game-by-game statistics Date N15 N29 D14 D20 J3 J22 J24 J29 J31 F28

Opponent M Bryan 1 UL Monroe 3 Union 7 at Vanderbilt 1 SE Missouri 3 at APSU 1 at Tenn. St. 0+ at Eastern Ill. 1 at SE Missouri 1 at Jax. St. 0

FG-A 0-0 1-2 2-3 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0

3P-A 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

FT-A 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

Reb PF 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

A 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0

T 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

S 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

PTS 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Riley HUNLEY Give-and-Go with Riley... What is your favorite book? My Losing Season What is your favorite food? Steak What is your favorite video game? Call of Duty What game show do you want to be on? Family Feud Who is your favorite pro athlete? Peyton Manning What is your favorite sports moment? Playing against Vanderbilt What is your favorite place to eat in Cookeville? El Tapatio What is your favorite vacation spot? Montana Do you Twitter? No What is your favorite magazine? Sports Illustrated What city would you most like to visit? Las Vegas What is your favorite childhood game? Clue

Riley’s Career Statistics SEASON 2008-09 TOTALS

GP-GS FGM/FGA PCT. 10-0 3-7 .429 10-0 3-7 .429

3M/3A 0-0 0-0

PCT. FTM/FTA PCT. REB AVG .000 0-2 .000 6 0.6 .000 0-2 .000 6 0.6

PF-D AST ST 1-0 3 3 1-0 3 3

BS 0 0

PTS AVG HI 6 0.6 4 6 0.6 4

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Bassey INAMETI In 2008-09 (Freshman): Bassey played in all 30 games for Tech, and made seven starts...scored in double figures on two occasions, with 10 points against Union on Dec. 14, and 10 points of 5-for-7 shooting against Eastern Kentucky on Jan. 10...grabbed a season-high six rebounds on Nov. 29 at Louisiana-Monroe...shot .591 (39-for-66) from the field for the season. High School: Rated among the Top 25 Players in the state of Georgia by Rivals.com...was named Most Improved Player on his team as a sophomore and won the Most Outstanding Player award as a junior...played for coach Gerald Arnold... helped the team claim a runner-up finish in Region 7-5A and reach the Sweet 16 at the Class 5A state tournament as a junior when he averaged 10 points, 8.4 rebounds and four blocked shots while shooting 57 percent from the field and 74 percent at the free throw line. Personal: The son of Ephraim and Anie Inameti...his father was a World Cup soccer player for the Nigeria Green Eagles...born July 14, 1989, in Washington, D.C.....full name is Bassey Ephraim Inameti (pronounced in-AH-mutee)...majoring in exercise and physical wellness.

32 Sophomore Forward 6-8 / 215 Lawrenceville, Ga. Peachtree Ridge HS Career Highs

Points: 10 vs. Union, 12/14/08 at Eastern Ky., 1/10/09 Rebounds: 6 vs UL Monroe, 11/29/08 Assists: 2 vs UL Monroe, 11/29/08 Steals: 4 at Florida State, 12/16/08 Blocked Shots: 3 vs. Union, 12/14/08 Minutes: 20 at Vanderbilt, 12/20/08

Bassey Inameti 2008-09 game-by-game statistics Date N15 N18 N22 N24 N29 D1 D6 D14 D16 D20 D29 J3 J5 J8 J10 J15 J17 J22 J24 J29 J31 F6 F7 F9 F12 F14 F19 F21 F28 M3

Opponent M Bryan 10 at Lipscomb 5 So. Utah 8 ETSU 3 UL Monroe 12 Lipscomb 12 Jax St. 9 Union* 18 at Florida St. 10 at Vanderbilt* 20 at UL Monroe* 12 SE Missouri* 13 Eastern Ill.* 10 at Morehead St.* 10 at Eastern Ky. 15 UT Martin 19 Murray State 10 at APSU 7 at Tenn. St. 15 at Eastern Ill. 15 at SE Missouri 4 Eastern Ky. 15 Morehead St. 17 APSU 15 at Murray St. 13 at UT Martin 5 Tenn. St. 12 at Ball St. 10 at Jax. St. 19 at UT Martin* 16

FG-A 1-1 1-1 0-1 0-1 1-2 1-2 1-2 4-6 0-0 2-3 0-2 1-3 0-2 0-1 5-7 1-1 0-1 0-3 2-3 3-5 0-0 3-3 0-0 0-0 1-1 1-1 3-4 2-3 4-4 2-3

3P-A 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

FT-A 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 7-9 0-0 0-0 2-4 1-2 0-1 2-2 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 2-5 0-0 2-2 0-0 2-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0

Reb PF 1 5 0 3 1 2 0 0 6 4 1 1 2 3 5 2 1 1 0 4 3 1 2 5 0 0 1 3 5 2 1 1 1 2 0 2 3 2 2 3 0 4 0 1 3 4 4 1 1 3 1 1 4 1 2 4 3 3 1 3

A 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

T 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 2 2 1 1

B 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 1 2 1

S 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

PTS 2 2 0 0 9 2 2 10 1 4 2 4 0 0 10 2 0 1 4 8 0 8 0 2 2 2 6 5 8 4

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Bassey INAMETI Give-and-Go with Bassey... What is your favorite book? Harry Potter What three words best describe you? Kind, loveable, energetic What is your favorite food? Chicken and ribs What is your favorite video game? Tiger Woods Golf 2009 What game show do you want to be on? Wipeout What is something you wish you were better at? Running Who is your favorite pro athlete? Kevin Garnett What is something your teammates don’t know about you? I like to write raps and music What is your favorite sports movie? He Got Game What is your favorite vacation spot? Bahamas What city would you most like to visit? Chicago What is your favorite childhood game? Wall ball

Bassey’s Career Statistics SEASON 2008-09 TOTALS

GP-GS FGM/FGA PCT. 30-7 39-66 .591 30-7 39-66 .591

3M/3A 0-0 0-0

PCT. FTM/FTA PCT. REB AVG .000 22-35 .629 54 1.8 .000 22-35 .629 54 1.8

PF-D AST ST 71-2 8 11 71-2 8 11

BS 28 28

PTS AVG HI 100 3.3 10 100 3.3 10

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Kevin MURPHY In 2008-09 (Freshman): Kevin had an outstanding freshman season at Tech, earning OVC AllFreshman team honors...played in all 30 games, and made 19 starts, starting the final 12 games of the season for the Golden Eagles as a freshman...scored a season-high 23 points at UT Martin on Feb. 14...scored over 20 points three times...scored in double figures on 16 occasions, including 10 of his final 13 games...made 66.7 percent (6-of-9) three-pointers against Eastern Kentucky on Feb. 6...hit 40.9 percent (38-of-93) of his three-pointers on the season...averaged 9.6 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 20.3 minutes per game...was a two-time OVC Freshman of the Week, and named Tech’s Most Improved Player by Coach Sutton at season’s end. High School: Earned four varsity letters at Creekside High School in Fairburn, Ga…named most improved player his sophomore and junior years…made the all-region team his senior year, and was the recipient of the Naismith award…led team to a third place regional finish and a state sweet 16 berth in 2008…averaged 26 points, eight rebounds and three assists per game during his senior season…played both the two and three positions.

55 Sophomore Guard 6-6 / 185 Fairburn, Ga. Creekside HS Career Highs

Points: 23 at UT Martin, 2/14/09 Rebounds: 7 at Murray State, 2/12/09 Assists: 7 at Eastern Ky., 1/10/09 Steals: 2 at Eastern Ky., 1/10/09 at Eastern Ilinois, 1/29/09 at SE Missouri, 1/31/09 at UT Martin, 2/14/09 at UT Martin, 3/3/09 Blocked Shots: 2 at SE Missouri, 1/31/09 Minutes: 33 at Jacksonville State, 2/28/09 at UT Martin, 2/14/09

Personal: Kevin Marquis Murphy…born March 6, 1990 in Atlanta, Ga…son of Aurelious and Deborah Murphy…majoring exercise and physical wellness.

Kevin Murphy 2008-09 game-by-game statistics Date N15 N18 N22 N24 N29 D1 D6 D14 D16 D20 D29 J3 J5 J8 J10 J15 J17 J22 J24 J29 J31 F6 F7 F9 F12 F14 F19 F21 F28 M3

Opponent M Bryan* 17 at Lipscomb* 23 So. Utah* 16 ETSU* 18 UL Monroe 17 Lipscomb 16 Jax St. 20 Union* 21 at Florida St.* 23 at Vanderbilt 26 at UL Monroe* 12 SE Missouri 16 Eastern Ill. 8 at Morehead St. 19 at Eastern Ky. 21 UT Martin 11 Murray St. 9 at APSU 17 at Tenn. St.* 14 at Eastern Ill.* 22 at SE Missouri* 31 Eastern Ky.* 26 Morehead St.* 24 APSU* 27 at Murray St.* 27 at UT Martin* 33 Tenn. St.* 27 at Ball St.* 17 at Jax. St.* 33 at UT Martin* 29

FG-A 4-6 3-6 1-4 1-9 1-4 4-6 3-10 4-10 4-12 0-5 2-3 4-11 0-2 0-5 2-6 1-4 1-2 4-7 3-4 4-12 7-12 6-13 2-7 6-16 3-12 5-14 6-12 2-7 7-12 5-15

3P-A 1-3 1-3 0-0 1-5 0-0 2-3 1-1 3-6 4-7 0-2 0-0 1-4 0-2 0-1 0-2 0-1 1-2 3-4 0-0 1-4 1-2 6-9 0-3 3-6 1-2 2-5 3-5 1-2 1-4 1-5

FT-A Reb PF 1-2 2 3 3-6 4 1 0-0 1 3 0-1 4 2 0-0 3 2 0-1 3 0 1-2 3 2 1-2 0 1 1-2 1 2 3-6 1 4 0-0 1 1 1-2 3 1 0-0 0 2 3-4 3 1 0-0 6 2 2-2 2 1 0-0 0 0 1-1 2 2 0-0 6 4 2-5 6 0 1-1 2 1 3-4 1 0 4-4 3 4 1-1 2 4 5-6 7 1 11-12 5 2 4-4 3 5 2-4 3 0 6-6 6 3 3-4 5 1

A 1 1 3 2 0 0 4 2 0 0 2 4 0 1 7 3 0 0 2 2 4 6 1 1 1 3 0 1 2 0

T 2 2 2 1 1 4 2 0 2 2 4 0 2 1 5 3 2 2 3 0 5 6 3 4 5 4 4 2 2 2

B 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

S 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 2

PTS 10 10 2 3 2 10 8 12 13 3 4 10 0 3 4 4 3 12 6 11 16 21 8 16 12 23 19 7 21 14

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Kevin MURPHY Give-and-Go with Kevin... What is the most valuable lesson you’ve learned at Tech? Be organized What is your dream car? Bentley What is your favorite food? Cereal What is your favorite video game? NBA 2K9 What game show do you want to be on? Cash Cab What is your dream job? Go to the NBA What is your favorite vacation spot? Florida Do you Twitter? Not at all What city would you most like to visit? Los Angeles What is your biggest pet peeve? When people touch my hair Who had the greatest impact on you athletic career? My dad Who is your favorite pro athlete? Kobe Bryant

Kevin’s Career Statistics SEASON 2008-09 TOTALS

GP-GS FGM/FGA PCT. 30-19 95-248 .383 30-19 95-248 .383

3M/3A 38-93 38-93

PCT. FTM/FTA PCT. REB AVG .409 59-82 .720 88 2.9 .409 59-82 .720 88 2.9

PF-D AST ST 55-1 53 17 55-1 53 17

BS 9 9

PTS AVG HI 287 9.6 23 287 9.6 23

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Charles NEWTON III In 2008-09: Charles sat out a redshirt season as a member of the Golden Eagles...shared the team’s Golden Eagle award. High School: Led the team in steals and assists at Lexington Catholic High School and was team captain…led team to a district championship and the regional semi-finals…named district tournament MVP and named to the regional tournament first-team…earned team MVP and 110 percent award…also played football in high school…named to the deans list academically and also won the most improved student and Mr. Anatomy awards. Personal: Charles Martin Newton III is the son of Charles Jr. and Cindy Newton of Lexington, Ky...birthday is Sept. 28, 1988 in Birmingham, Ala…majoring in exercise and physical wellness licensure.

Give-and-Go with Charles...

3 RS-Freshman Guard 6-3 /175 Lexington, Ky. Lexington Catholic

Coach Sutton’s Take... “I think the additional year of preparation and maturity will make him an even better player. He has tremendous work ethic. On the floor he’s a good skill player, and he’s the type of player who makes the players around him better.”

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Who is one of your role models and why? My sister Madison because she has shown me that people can change and grow What three words best describe you? Loyal, goofy, dedicated What is your dream car? Mazerati What is something you wish you were better at? Skateboarding What is your dream job? To coach professional or college basketball What is your favorite thing about coach Sutton? He is honest and he cares about us as men, not just players What is your favorite place to eat in Cookeville? Waffle House What is your favorite vacation spot? The gym Do you Twitter? Yesssss! What is your most embarassing moment? A coach told me great players have short memories so that I forget my mistakes

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Byron PICKENS Mineral Area Community College: Byron averaged eight points, five rebounds and three assists at Mineral Area Community College…ranked 40th in the nation in blocked shots…earned allconference honors. High School: Byron was a three-sport athlete at Senn High School in Chicago, Ill…earned allconference, conference MVP and all-state honors during his four-year career under coaches Brandon Moody and Tony Coaston…averaged 18 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks per game throughout his career…also earned two letters in volleyball as a middle hitter and three letters in cross country…was also on academic honor roll. Personal: Full name is Byron Kelvin Pickens…son of Bruce and Sandra Pickens…born October 18, 1988…majoring in education.

23 Junior Forward 6-7 /195 Chicago, Ill. Senn HS Mineral Area CC Coach Sutton’s Take... “Byron is a long, bouncy, athletic forward who fills a need for us. He’s someone who we expect to come in here and play right away and he’s a real good fit with our returning group. He plays the game with great energy, he runs and rebounds well and will have a knack for being around the ball.”

Give-and-Go with Byron... What three words best describe you? Determined, selfless, personable What qualities do you admire in a teammate? Trust and honesty What is the most valuable lesson you’ve learned at Tech? Everyone is equally a part of the team. What is your favorite food? Mac ‘N Cheese What game show do you want to be on? Deal or no Deal Who is your favorite pro athlete? Jason Kidd What is something your teammates don’t know about you? I have musical talents What is your favorite thing about Tech? The arena and meal plan What are your hobbies off the court? Facebook and sleep What is your biggest fear? Swimming!

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Zac SWANSEY University of Georgia: As a freshman, Zac had an instant impact at Georgia, becoming the only freshman to have double-digit assists in his first career game, as Zac had 10 helpers in his college debut against Jacksonville State…hit the game-winning 3-pointer in the 2008 SEC tournament against Kentucky, which propelled the Bulldogs to the NCAA tournament…scored a career-high 12 points against Hawaii, and matched that mark twice…played in 31 of Georgia’s 32 games as a sophomore, including 17 starts…averaged 4.3 points and 2.9 assists in 20 minutes per game…was second on the team in assists with 89 and steals with 35. High School: Zac was a first-team all-state selection his senior year at Dunwoody High school… averaged 19.7 points, 4.2 assists, 3.4 steals and 3.1 rebounds his senior season…as a junior Zac helped Dunwoody to its second consecutive Class 3A state title while averaging 10.3 points and 6.3 assists per game...in his four year high school career, including two seasons at Flowery Branch High School, Zac scored 2,368 total points, and made the state playoffs all four years.

2 Junior Guard 6-1 /180 Dunwoody, Ga. Dunwoody HS Georgia Coach Sutton’s Take... “We think Zac has the potential to be an all-conference player for us. We have three returning guards who will be seniors and with his experience and toughness, we think he’ll be ready to step right in and lead us.”

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Personal: Full name is Zachary Douglas Swansey…son of Ron and Cherlyn Swansey…born December 20, 1988…majoring in fitness and wellness.

GIve-and-Go with Zac... What is your favorite book? Beyond Belief: Josh Hamilton Biography What three words best describe you? Competitive, champion, leader What is your proudest moment in sports? Hitting a buzzer-beater vs. Kentucky to win the SEC championship What is your dream car? Range Rover What is your favorite video game? Wii golf What is something you wish you were better at? Tennis Do you Twitter? Yes, daily What is your favorite sports movie? Varsity Blues What is something your teammates don’t know about you? I was recruited to play baseball in college

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Terrell BARNES High School: Terrell earned four letters in basketball at Riverdale High School under coach Derrick Powell…averaged 11.3 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and two blocks per game his senior season…earned team ‘best all-around player’ honors…led his team to a 24-7 record his junior season and a class 4A region championship…also excelled in the classroom, finishing high school with a 3.1 GPA…was high school teammate of fellow Tech freshman Jud Dillard. Personal: Full name is Terrell Lamar Barnes…the son of Ronald and Stephanie Barnes…born August 14, 1990…majoring in business marketing.

Give-and-Go with Terrell...

11 Freshman Forward 6-8 /245 Riverdale, Ga Riverdale HS

Coach Sutton’s Take... “Terrell is a forward who can handle the ball. He can shoot, he’s a good passer, and he has a really good understanding of the game. He makes players around him better, finishes around the basket and he does the little things right. He’s willing to do whatever it takes to make the team better.“

What qualities do you admire in a teammate? The willingness to put it on the line for each other What is your dream car? 1978 Cadillac, all black What is your favorite video game? NCAA Football 2010 What game show do you want to be on? Who Wants to Be a Millionaire What is something you wish you were better at? Playing the guitar Who is your favorite pro athlete? Amare Stoudemire What is your favorite sports moment? Derek Fisher’s game winner against the Spurs What is your favorite sports movie? Any Given Sunday What are your hobbies off the court? Chess, hanging out with the teammates What is your favorite vacation spot? Miami What is your most embarrassing moment? I airballed a freethrow

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Jud DILLARD High School: Jud played basketball all four years of high school playing his first three years at Mt. Zion HS and playing his senior season at Riverdale HS in Riverdale, Ga…Averaged 25 points, 10 rebounds and five assists his senior season, and broke the school scoring record set by current L.A. Laker Josh Powell…saved his best for last, as he scored 49 points on senior night… earned first-team all-region and first-team all-southern crescent honors…was high school teammate of fellow Tech freshman Terrell Barnes. Personal: Full name is Judson Terrell Norman Dillard…son of Terrell Dillard and Betty Thomas… born May 19, 1991…enrolled in general curriculum.

25 Freshman Guard 6-4 /180 Riverdale, Ga. Riverdale HS

Coach Sutton’s Take... “Jud is a big, athletic wing player. He reminds me of Anthony (Fisher) and Keyon (Boyd), and they were awfully good players for us. He’s young with a lot of skills. He can be a player who fits in at multiple positions. He has great bounce and length and he can play all of the perimeter positions.”

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Give-and-Go with Jud... Who is one of your role models and why? Kobe Bryant, he’s my favorite player What is your favorite book? Life of Pi What is your favorite food? Hot wings and pizza What game show do you want to be on? Amazing Race What is your favorite sports movie? Coach Carter Do you Twitter? No Who has had the greatest influence on your athletic career? My family What three words best describe you? Intelligent, hard worker, competitive What is your dream job? Become a doctor or professional athlete What is something your teammates don’t know about you? I can juggle

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Chase DUNN High School: The reigning District 7-AA Player of the Year, Dunn comes to Tennessee Tech from nearby Livingston, Tenn…named the Upper Cumberland Player of the Year three years in a row…earned Region 4-AA tournament MVP…was an all-state selection and a Mr. Basketball finalist…averaged 22 points, 4 assists and two rebounds per game during his senior season… scored 23 points per game as a junior, 20 points per game as a sophomore and 10 points per game as a freshman…finished his career with a school record 2,508 points, including a school record 49 point game in the Region 4-AA semifinals his junior season. Personal: Full name is Kameron Chase Dunn…son of Dale Dunn and Angie Anderson…born March 29, 1991 in Livingston, Tenn…majoring in sport management.

24 Freshman Guard 5-10 /175 Livingston, Tenn. Livingston Academy Coach Sutton’s Take... “Chase is a great young man and a talented basketball player and he’s going to be an excellent addition to our university and our basketball program. He has exceptional skills with the basketball, as a ball-handler and passer as well as scorer. He has a winning attitude and a great work ethic and he’ll be an ideal fit with the players we’ll have coming back.”

Give-and-Go with Chase... What is your favorite food? Chocolate gravy Who is your favorite pro athlete? LeBron James What is your favorite sports movie? Love and Basketball What is your favorite thing about coach Sutton? He’s funny and he knows a lot about the game What are your hobbies off the court? Ping-pong, X-Box What is your favorite vacation spot? Panama City Do you Twitter? No What city would you most like to visit? Amsterdam What is your favorite magazine? Sports Illustrated What is your proudest moment in sports? Getting a scholarship to play D-I basketball What is your favorite childhood game? Monopoly

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2008-09 Season in Review Tech clinches OVC tournament berth in regular-season finale; Walker receives team’s top honors The Golden Eagles found themselves playing for their lives on the final day of the regular season in 2008-09, as they visited Jacksonville State tied with the Gamecocks for the eighth and final spot in the Ohio Valley Conference Zac Walker tournament. Tech’s fate would never be in question throughout that game, as the Golden Eagles set a school record converting 29-of-30 free throws en route to a 91-74 disposal of JSU and their 22nd consecutive bid to the OVC tournament. But Tech would run into back-to-back OVC Player of the Year Lester Hudson and No. 1 seed UT Martin in the opening round of the OVC tournament, where the Skyhawks would end Tech’s season with a 12-18 record, and a 6-12 mark in OVC play. The 2008-09 squad had the third most blocks of any team in Tech history with 165, 16 short of the school record 181 set in 1994-95. 2009-10 senior Frank Davis tied five other former Golden Eagles for the second most three-pointers made in a game when he hit seven against Eastern Kentucky, and he moved into third place for three-pointers made in a career with 163. He needs 48 more in 2009-10 to pass Josh Heard as Tech’s all-time leader in that category. Davis made 67 and 76 three-pointers in his last two seasons. Davis also moved into 13th place on Tech’s all-time steals list, another list he will continue to climb in 2009-10. Senior Zac Walker was the recipient of the Sam Harley Lynn Award for his overall contributions to the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball program,

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and also captured the John P. Hendrix Leadership Award, as head coach Mike Sutton announced the team’s 2008-09 award winners. “I can’t imagine anybody who has given more time and effort to our program than Zac Walker,” Sutton said of his senior guard from Columbia, Tenn. “He was only on scholarship for one year and he missed two seasons with knee injuries, yet he never stopped fighting. I’m really proud of his efforts. Zac has unbelievable character, his academics are outstanding, and he was a leader throughout his career with his citizenship and sportsmanship.” Senior Daniel Northern was named the Most Valuable Player for the Golden Eagles, one of numerous honors presented by Sutton at the team’s annual Awards Dinner. The Golden Eagle Award was shared by Alfred Jones and Zach Newton, while the two Academic Awards went to Davis and Riley Hunley. Freshman Kevin Murphy, who earned OVC all-newcomer honors, received the team’s Most Improved Player award. The Best Offensive Player honor went to Will Barnes, while freshman Zach Bailey was named the Best Defensive player. Northern earned second-team Kevin Murphy all-OVC and NABC all-district honors

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2008-09 Season in Review after leading Tech in scoring, rebounds and blocked shots in his senior season. He averaged 12.6 points and 8.8 rebounds per game, and blocked 73 shots in 29 games. He finished his career ranked second in blocked shots. “Daniel was our leading scorer and rebounder, as well as blocked shots, named second-team all-OVC, and was an obvious choice for the MVP award,” Sutton said. All three of Tech’s senior players – Walker, Northern and Ra’Shun Bryant -- plus three senior managers -- Greg August, Andy Harrell and Justin Stanford -- earned their degrees in May. “That’s the important thing,” Sutton said. “They came here for an education, and they leave with their degree.” The Golden Eagle Award was shared by Jones and Newton. Jones was a sophomore playing his first season at Tech after a year at Lincoln College. He played in all 30 games, starting 11, and averaged 4.0 points and 2.3 rebounds per game. Newton spent the year as a redshirt. “Alfred was a first-year player who came in and competed every single day,” Sutton said. “He never complained about anything, and he just fought and fought, and was solid in many areas. Zach was a redshirt, but he still had an outstanding work ethic in practice or when working out on his own. Both of them just showed great effort every single day.” The Best Offensive Player Award went to Barnes, a guard who started 24 games and played in all 30 contests, splitting his time between point and wing. He was third on the team in scoring, averaging 9.8 points per game, while shooting 48.3 percent from the field and 38 percent from long range. The junior from Tuscaloosa, Ala., was second on the team in assists with 82 and third in steals with 34. “If you look at everything Will did for our offense, he had the greatest impact on our game,” Sutton said. “He had a high shooting percentage and he was second in assists by one.

Even though he was not our leading scorer, if you consider his involvement with his playmaking skills, he really had the greatest impact.” Bailey, a freshman from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., earned the Best Defensive Player Award. He played in all 30 games, averaging 4.0 points and 2.7 rebounds, to go along with 20 steals. “Even as a freshman, he was our best defender,” Sutton said. “He was tough and smart, and he always played hard. He takes a lot of pride in being able to defend his man.” Another freshman, Kevin Murphy, won the Most Improved Player Award. A 6-6 swingman from Fairburn, Ga., Murphy finished third on the team in scoring in OVC action with 10.7 points per game. He shot 42.4 percent from long range against the league, and also averaged 3.3 rebounds. “From the start of the season to the end, Kevin was our most improved player,” Sutton said. “He gained a better understanding of our system. He was an explosive offensive player, and he got to be a better rebounder as the season went on.” The Academic Award for the best GPA during the fall semester went to Hunley, a walk-on guard from Knoxville, who posted a perfect 4.0 average. The Cumulative GPA Award went to junior Frank Davis, who was also named CoSIDA Academic All-District following the season. “If he keeps that up, Riley might win that award every year for the next four years,” Sutton said. “He is an outstanding student and a tremendously dedicated young man. “Frank did a good job, despite playing through pain all season with a stress fracture in his back,” Sutton said of the junior guard from Gainesville, Ga., “He’s a good student and he is a really unselfish player.” Davis was second on the team in scoring, averaging 10.0 points per game, and led the team with 44 steals. He connected on a team-best 42.9 percent of his shots to rank second in the OVC. He was seventh in the league in both 3-pointers per game and steals. Elijah Cunningham-Muhammad, a junior guard from Columbus, Ohio, won the Top Assists and Free Throw awards. He led Tech with 83 assists, and shot 80.8 percent (42-for-52) at the charity stripe. Northern captured the Top Rebounder Award and Blocked Shots Award, while Davis received the Steals Leader and 3-Point Shooter awards. Bassey Inameti, a redshirt freshman from Lawrenceville, Ga., took home the Field Goal Percentage Award, shooting 59.1 percent in his rookie season. The 6-8 center shot 61.4 percent against OVC foes.

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2008-09 Results Overall record: 12-18 (.400) OVC Record: 6-12 (.333) OVC Finish: 8th

Home Record: 8-7 (.533) Road Record: 4-11 (.266) Neutral Record: 0-0 (0.00)

Home Attendance: 23,407 (1,560 avg.) Road Attendance: 46,860 (3,124 avg.) Total Attendance: 70,267 (2,342 avg.)

Date TTU/OPP Opponent Attend. Record OVC Scoring Rebounder Leader Leader 11/15 76-48 Bryan College 1,788 1-0 0-0 Northern (18) Northern (9) 11/18 83-72 at Lipscomb 1,961 2-0 0-0 Lindsay (15) Northern (7) 11/22 69-68 Southern Utah 1,401 3-0 0-0 Northern (15) Lindsay (7) Northern (7) 11/24 65-78 East Tennessee State 1,350 3-1 0-0 Northern (20) Lindsay (7) 11/29 108-70 Louisiana-Monroe 878 4-1 0-0 Davis, F. (22) Jones (8) 12/1 78-71 Lipscomb 1,560 5-1 0-0 Lindsay (19) Bailey (6) Muhammad (6) Lindsay (6) 12/6 66-82 Jacksonville State * 1,618 5-2 0-1 Davis, A. (13) Lindsay (6) 12/14 87-40 Union 818 6-2 0-1 Murphy (12) Muhammad (11) 12/16 59-69 at Florida State 5,055 6-3 0-1 Northern (14) Northern (15) 12/20 63-83 at Vanderbilt 12,700 6-4 0-1 Davis, F. (19) Northern (18) 12/29 78-85 at Louisiana-Monroe 702 6-5 0-1 Barnes (27) Northern (7) 1/3 103-76 Southeast Missouri * 1,235 7-5 1-1 Barnes (18) Northern (7) Davis, F. (18) 1/5 67-60 Eastern Illinois * 1,204 8-5 2-1 Lindsay (15) Northern (11) 1/8 62-64 at Morehead State * 1,719 8-6 2-2 Lindsay (20) Northern (6) 1/10 80-85 at Eastern Kentucky * 2,900 8-7 2-3 Davis, F. (24) Murphy (6) 1/15 72-83 UT Martin * 2,094 8-8 2-4 Lindsay (15) Northern (10) 1/17 61-55 Murray State * 3,240 9-8 3-4 Northern (13) Northern (7) 1/22 71-87 at Austin Peay * 3,619 9-9 3-5 Northern (12) Northern (12) 1/24 86-78 at Tennessee State * 2,285 10-9 4-5 Davis, A. (21) Murphy (6) 1/29 58-75 at Eastern Illinois * 1,178 10-10 4-6 Murphy (11) Murphy (6) Northern (6) Jones (6) 1/31 91-75 at Southeast Missouri * 3,068 11-10 5-6 Northern (27) Northern (18) 2/6 73-80 Eastern Kentucky * 1,574 11-11 5-7 Murphy (21) Northern (9) 2/7 64-72 Morehead State * 1,569 11-12 5-8 Barnes (19) Northern (7) 2/9 80-86 Austin Peay * 1,158 11-13 5-9 Northern (21) Northern (12) 2/12 52-73 at Murray State * 2,824 11-14 5-10 Murphy (12) Northern (11) 2/14 62-71 at UT Martin * 3,311 11-15 5-11 Murphy (23) Northern (17) 2/19 74-77 Tennessee State * 1,920 11-16 5-12 Murphy (19) Northern (5) 2/21 55-59 at Ball State 3,429 11-17 5-12 Northern (11) Northern (13) 2/28 91-74 at Jacksonville State * 2,109 12-17 6-12 Northern (22) Northern (8) 3/3 75-93 at UT Martin & 3,124 12-18 6-12 Northern (18) Northern (12)

Assist Leader Muhammad (5) Barnes (5) Murphy (3) Davis, F. (2) Lindsay (2) Murphy (2) Muhammad (2) Barnes (6) Davis, F. (5) Barnes (5) Barnes (4) Murphy (4) Muhammad (4) Lindsay (3) Lindsay (3) Murphy (2) Bailey (2) Muhammad (2) Bailey (6) Davis, F. (6) Muhammad (4) Muhammad (3) Lindsay (3) Murphy (7) Muhammad (3) Murphy (3) Davis, F. (3) Muhammad (4) Muhammad (4) Barnes (4) Barnes (8) Northern (2) Bailey (2) Murphy (2) Barnes (2) Davis, F. (4) Murphy (6) Muhammad (3) Muhammad (9) Lindsay (2) Murphy (3) Muhammad (3) Barnes (3) Eight Players (1) Muhammad (6) Barnes (3)

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2008-09. Statistics Individual Overall and Conference Statistics PLAYER

G-GS

FIELD GOALS FG%

D. Northern 29-25 124-249 .498 OVC 18-16 69-131 .527

3-POINTERS

1-3 0-1

F. Davis OVC

30-18 18-9

W. Barnes OVC

30-24 111-230 .483 18-14 64-135 .474

33-86 19-51

K. Murphy OVC

30-19 18-10

95-248 .383 64-161 .398

D. Lindsay OVC

30-10 18-8

A. Davis OVC

% FREE THROWS %

REBOUNDS R/Gm

.333 115-175 .657 78-177-255 .000 82-122 .672 43-112-155

97-230 .422 76-177 .429 58-144 .403 53-119 .445

PF

AS

ST

BS

TO

MINUTES/AVG PTS

AVG

8.8 8.6

78 44

15 29 75 10 15 50

63 43

824/28.4 364 12.6 519/28.8 220 12.2

30-40 .750 16-21 .762

11-47-58 7-21-28

1.9 1.6

52 32

48 45 31 27

1 1

29 17

717/23.9 300 10.0 448/2.49 185 10.3

.384 .373

40-62 .645 18-29 .621

11-60-71 8-35-43

2.4 2.4

62 41

84 34 11 53 16 5

67 40

721/24.0 295 423/23.5 165

38-93 24-57

.409 .421

59-82 .720 45-54 .833

23-65-88 19-41-60

2.9 3.3

55 35

53 17 41 12

9 5

77 53

610/20.3 287 9.6 385/21.4 197 10.9

95-205 .463 46-108 .426

13-49 10-31

.265 .323

38-66 .576 21-41 .512

42-48-90 16-29-45

3.0 2.5

49 30

38 27 20 15

6 4

60 30

539/18.0 241 307/17.1 123

8.0 6.8

28-10 16-6

67-184 .364 38-106 .358

19-62 10-32

.306 .313

15-25 .600 8-10 .800

21-52-73 13-34-47

2.6 2.9

37 21

9 12 15 4 8 10

29 18

463/16.5 168 241/15.1 94

6.0 5.9

E. Muhammad 30-7 OVC 18-5

50-149 .336 34-99 .343

11-47 9-35

.234 .257

42-52 .808 20-25 .800

41-57-98 19-31-50

3.3 2.8

60 32

87 39 60 28

2 1

40 27

610/20.3 153 387/21.5 97

5.1 5.4

Z. Bailey OVC

30-10 18-6

48-111 .432 40-110 .364

3-17 10-33

.176 .303

22-30 .733 8-11 .727

28-52-80 14-37-51

2.7 3.0

63 22

45 21 1 5 9 11

45 19

530/17.7 121 259/15.2 98

4.0 5.8

A. Jones OVC

30-11 18-8

49-86 31-51

.570 .608

10-24 6-17

.417 .353

13-15 .867 7-9 .778

26-42-68 17-22-39

2.3 2.2

44 32

10 14 11 9 9 8

12 6

373/12.4 121 236/13.1 75

4.0 4.2

B. Inameti OVC

30-7 18-3

39-66 25-41

.591 .610

0-0 0-0

.000 .000

22-35 .629 9-15 .600

26-28-54 13-20-33

1.8 1.8

71 41

8 11 28 2 5 21

23 15

357/11.9 100 223/12.4 59

3.3 3.3

R. Bryant OVC

23-6 12-2

18-45 10-18

.400 .556

0-2 0-0

.000 .000

3-4 0-0

.750 .000

17-22-39 5-9-14

1.7 1.2

46 23

7 1

7 0

6 3

19 9

172/7.5 76/6.3

39 20

1.7 1.7

Z. Walker OVC

19-3 12-3

5-13 3-8

.385 .375

4-10 2-7

.400 .286

0-1 0-0

.000 .000

1-2-3 1-2-3

0.2 0.3

7 5

10 8

5 2

0 0

4 1

69/3.6 44/3.7

14 8

0.7 0.7

R. Hunley OVC

10-0 6-0

3-7 0-2

.429 .000

0-0 0-0

.000 .000

0-2 0-0

.000 .000

3-3-6 1-0-1

0.6 0.2

1 1

3 2

3 0

0 0

2 1

18/1.8 6/1.0

6 0

0.6 0.0

61-58-119 35-31-66

6 2

Team OVC Total Opponents

30 30

801-1823 .439 208-570 .365 399-589 .677 389-713-1102 36.7 759-1720 .441 175-504 .347 496-743 ..668 384-745-1129 37.6

625 417 264 165 476 544 388 244 75 503

6000 6000

9.8 9.2

2209 73.6 2189 73.0

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2008-09 Points-Rebounds-Assists Individual Overall Points-Rebounds-Assists 10 12 Opponent Muhammad Walker BRYAN COLLEGE 4-2-5 0-0-0 at Lipscomb 7-4-2 0-0-0 SOUTHERN UTAH 4-1-2 DNP EAST TENN. ST 8-4-2 DNP UL-MONROE 6-3-5 0-0-1 LIPSCOMB 6-6-1 DNP J’VILLE STATE 2-2-3 DNP UNION 9-11-4* 6-0-0 at Florida State 0-2-1 DNP at Vanderbilt 2-4-0 0-0-0 at UL-Monroe 2-2-2 DNP SEMO 4-5-5 2-0-2 EASTERN ILLINOIS 0-1-4 DNP at Morehead State 7-1-3 DNP at Eastern Ky. 7-3-5* DNP UT MARTIN 4-4-3 3-0-0 MURRAY STATE 8-2-4 0-0-1 at Austin Peay 3-1-4* 3-0-1 at Tennessee State 7-1-3 0-2-2* at Eastern Illinois 5-5-1 0-1-0* at SEMO 4-2-0 0-0-0 EASTERN KY 0-2-1 0-0-2 MOREHEAD STATE 8-3-3 DNP AUSTIN PEAY 12-5-9 DNP at Murray State 6-2-1* 0-0-0 at UT Martin 7-0-2* 0-0-0 TENNESSEE STATE 6-4-3* 0-0-0 at Ball State 8-6-1 0-0-1 at J’ville State 7-7-6* 0-0-0 at UT Martin 0-3-2* 0-0-0

15 20 21 22 23 Hunley Northern Barnes Davis, A. Lindsay 0-0-0 18-9-0* 15-8-3* 10-5-0* 8-3-2 DNP 10-7-0* 8-0-5* 7-2-0* 15-5-0 DNP 15-7-1* 9-2-1* 10-3-0* 11-7-0 DNP 20-5-0* 13-1-0* 5-0-0* 10-7-2 2-0-0 DNP 13-1-6* 12-4-0 10-6-3* DNP 7-3-1 12-3-5* 3-2-1 19-6-1* DNP 4-4- 0 4-3-4* 13-3-0* 8-6-0* 4-5-1 7-4- 0* 2-2-3 3-1-2 9-3-2 DNP 14-15-0* 13-2-1* 8-0-1 5-0-3 0-0-0 14-18-1* 7-4-3* 2-4-0 6-0-3 DNP 10-7-0 27-2-0* 8-1-0 13-3-1 0-1-0 17-7-2* 18-2-5* 5-2-0 6-5-3* DNP 10-11-0* 1 3-2-3* 13-10-0 1 5-3-3* DNP 6-6-0* 7-5-2* 10-5-0 20-5-3* DNP 7-0-0 11-1-4* 6-4-0* 9-3-3* DNP 11-10-1* 1 4-1-1* 4-3-0* 15-2-2* DNP 13-7-0* 7-6-1* 6-0-1* 1-1-0* 0-0-1 12-12-0* 1 2-1-4* 10-7-0 2-1-2 0-0-0 16-5-1* 7-3-8* 21-5-2* 2-0-0 0-0-1 6-6-2* 6-5-2* 2-2-1* 7-1-0 0-0-0 27-18-0* 6-4-5* 4-4-0 6 3-1 DNP 9-9-1* 11-2-4* DNP 4-3-0 DNP 4-7-0* 19-2-1* DNP 7-0-0 DNP 21-12-0* 8-4-3* 0-0-0 8-3-1 DNP 10-11-1* 4-1-1 0-1-0 4-4-2* DNP 13-17-1* 2-1-0 0-0-0 2-1-0 DNP 12-5-1* 4-0-3 0-0-0 0-2-0 DNP 11-13-1* 8-1-1* 4 4-1 4-1-1 0-0-0 22-8-0* 12-0-2 0-1-0 7-2-0 DNP 18-12-1* 3-2-3 2-0-0 8-4-0

30 32 34 42 45 55 Davis, F. Inameti Jones Bailey Bryant Murphy 3-2-3* 2-1-0 2-2-0 4-3-2 0-1-0 10-2-1* 10-1-0* 2- 0-1 0-2-0 11-3-1 3-3-0 10-4-1* 9-3-2* 0-1-0 0-0-0 7-1-1 2-4-0 2-1-3* 3-1-2* 0-0-0 3-0-0 0-1-0 0-2-0 3-4-2* 22-2-0 9-6-2 10-8-0* 12-7-2* 10-6-3* 2-3-0 13-3-5 2-1-0 4-4-0* 2-6-1* 0-1-0* 10-3-0 9-0-1 2-2-0 6-3-1* 10-4-3* 0-1-0 8-3-4 11-6-2* 10-5-1* 6-3-0 4-3-3 4-4-2 12-0-2* 4-2-0 1-1-0 0-4-0 1-1-0* 0-2-1* 13-1-0* 19-2-0* 4-0-1* 2-1-0 4-1-2* 0-0-0 3-1-0 6-3-1* 2-3-0* 6-0-1* 0-4-2 0-1-0 4-1-2* 18-3-6 4-2-1* 7-0-0 6-4-6* 6-2-1 10-3-4 10-0-1 0-0-0* 2-2-0 2-3-2* 2-3-0 0-0-0 4-1-2 0-1-0* 5-1-2 0-2-1* 0-0-0 3-3-1 24-0-1 10-5-0 2-0-0* 0-1-0 DNP 4-6-7 5-2-3* 2-1-0 0-0-1 10-2-0 0- 0-0 4-2-3 6 0-2 0-1-0 8-3-0 7-6-1* 2-1-0 3-0-0 6-2-0 1-0-0 5-4-0* 3-2-1* 2-1-0 12-2-0 11-2-1 4-3-1 4-3-1 8-2-3 0-0-0 6-6-2* 9-2-0 8-2-0 4-6-1 0-2-2 DNP 11-6-2* 15-2-2* 0-0-0 11-2-1* 2-1-5 DNP 16-2-4* 9-2-3* 8-0-0 11-4-0* 0-1-2 DNP 21-1-6* 14-3-2* 0-3-0 0-1-1* 4-5-2 0-2-0 8-3-1* 9-0-0* 2-4-0 0-0-0* 4-3-2 0-0-0 16-2-1* 6-3-0* 2-1-0 0-0-0 8-3-0 DNP 12-7-1* 9-4-2* 2-1-0 4-4-1* 0-1-0 DNP 23-5-3* 17-1-1* 6-4-0 2-4-0 4-3-0 4-2-0* 19-3-0* 8-3-1* 5-2-0 0-0-0 0-3-0 0-1-0* 7-3-1* 4-1-4* 8-3-0 4-2-0 2-2-1 4-2-0* 21-6-2* 7-2-1* 4-1-1* 13-5-0 6-0-0 DNP 14-5-0*

* denotes starter / BOLD indicates double-double

2008-09 MISCELLANEOUS SCORING AND REBOUNDING STATISTICS

Double-Figure Scoring Games: Muhammad 1, Northern 20, Barnes 14, A. Davis 8, Lindsay 9, F. Davis 12, Inameti 2, Jones 4, Bailey 4, Bryant 1, Murphy 16 Double-Figure Rebounding Games: Muhammad 1, Northern 11, A. Davis 1 Double-Doubles (Scoring-Rebounds): Northern 11, A. Davis 1 20-point Games: Northern 4, Barnes 1, A. Davis 1, Lindsay 1, F. Davis 2, Murphy 3 Games Leading Tech in Scoring: Northern 11, Lindsay 5, F. Davis 4, A. Davis 2, Murphy 6, Barnes 3 Games Leading Tech in Rebounding: Northern 23, Lindsay 4, Jones 2, Bailey 1, Muhammad 2, Murphy 3 Games Leading Tech in Assists: Muhammad 13, Barnes 8, Murphy 9, F. Davis 5, Lindsay 5, Bailey 3, Northern 1

RECORD BY DAY Monday 2-4 RECORD BY MONTH November 4-1

Tuesday 1-1

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5 0-1

Thursday 0-8

Friday

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7 2-2

8 1-1

9 0-1

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The Eblen Center Directions to Eblen Center From points east and west on I-40, take Willow Avenue exit (exit 286), turn north onto Willow Avenue and proceed three miles. The campus and Eblen Center will be on your right. From points north and south (State route 42/111), exit at Cookeville/ Algood exit and turn west onto 10th Street. Proceed three miles to Washington Avenue, and turn right. Proceed 2/10 mile to 12th Street and turn left. The Eblen Center will be on your left.

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The Venue: Eblen Center OVC Enrollments and Arenas Members of the Ohio Valley Conference, listed by enrollment: Eastern Kentucky...............16,000 Eastern Illinois.....................12,040 Southeast Missouri............. 9,971 Tennessee Tech..................10,850 Murray State........................10,022 Austin Peay............................ 9,401 Morehead State.................... 9,066 Tennessee State................... 9,024 Jacksonville State................ 9,351 Tennessee-Martin................ 6,500 SIU Edwardsville.................XXXXX Arenas of the Ohio Valley Conference, listed by capacity: Gentry Center, TSU............10,500 Eblen Center, TTU..............10,152 Regional Center, MUR........ 8,500 Dunn Center, APSU............. 7,875 Show-Me Center, SEMO.... 7,000 McBrayer Center, EKU........ 6,500 Johnson Center, MORE...... 6,500 Mathews Arena, JSU........... 5,500 Lantz Gym, EIU..................... 5,300 Skyhawk Arena, UTM......... 5,000 Hanna Center, SAM................... 4,000

Eblen Center Facts

Name - The center is named for long-time Tech athletic administrator and coach Hooper Eblen. He served the university for 33 years, and was instrumental in planning the football stadium and basketball arena. Capacity - There are 10,152 seats in the arena with cushioned theater-type seating throughout the lower level. Largest Crowds - A crowd of 10,352 squeezed into Eblen Center for a first-round NIT game against Tennessee on March 14, 1985. There have been two other sellouts. Surface - The wooden floor was put in place in Eblen Center in 1989 and underwent a facelift in the summer of 2008 with the floor getting a new design to include the current Tech logo and new men’s three-point line. Events - Eblen Center also hosts women’s basketball and volleyball contests, concerts, lectures and all of Tech’s graduation ceremonies. Tech Record In Eblen Center - The Golden Eagles enter the 2007-08 season with a 284-111 record in Eblen Center, including going 90-9 since 2000 for an .894 winning percentage.

Largest Home Crowds By Month

November: 7,000 December: 4,737 January: 10,150 February: 10,150 March: 10,352

November 26, 1977, vs. Vanderbilt December 4, 1989, vs. Sam Houston January 22, 1988, vs. Austin Peay February 3, 1990, vs. Middle Tennessee March 14, 1985, vs. Tennessee

Attendance and Results in Eblen Center

Season........ G...... Record......... Attend........... Avg. . ...........OVC ......... Avg. 1977-78........13.............8-5..................48,800.............3,754.............30,500........... 4,357 1978-79........11.............9-2..................37,700.............3,382.............25,000........... 4,167 1979-80........15............5-10................34,900.............2,327.............19,750........... 3,292 1980-81........11.............5-6..................29,347.............2,668.............20,414........... 2,916 1981-82........14.............8-6..................43,552.............3,111.............31,829........... 3,979 1982-83........13............10-3................42,758.............3,289.............26,522........... 3,789 1983-84........12............11-1................48,049.............4,004.............36,038........... 5,148 1984-85........16............14-2................80,164.............5,010.............44,063........... 6,295 1985-86........12.............9-3..................54,023.............4,502.............36,727........... 5,247 1986-87........14.............7-7..................50,581.............3,613.............33,048........... 4,721 1987-88........13.............8-5..................50,572.............3,890.............33,897........... 5,650 1988-89........13.............7-6..................47,907.............3,685.............33,084........... 5,514 1989-90........12............10-2................58,639.............4,887.............39,813........... 6,635 1990-91........13.............9-4..................54,202.............4,169.............33,203........... 5,533 1991-92........13............11-2................49,432.............3,802.............31,992........... 4,570 1992-93........13............10-3................47,114.............3,624.............33,403........... 4,175 1993-94........10.............5-5..................34,163.............3,416.............29,186........... 3,648 1994-95........13.............8-5..................39,212.............3,016.............31,532........... 3,941 1995-96........12.............7-5..................41,572.............3,464.............30,572........... 3,821 1996-97........13.............9-4..................42,175.............3,244.............32,475........... 3,608 1997-98........13.............4-9..................28,833.............2,218.............22,550........... 2,255 1998-99........13.............9-4..................35,798.............2,754.............29,350........... 3,261 1999-00........14............11-3................47,251.............3,375.............34,306........... 3,811 2000-01........14............14-0................54,179.............3,869.............37,925........... 4,741 2001-02........14............14-0................50,834.............3,389.............35,000........... 4,375 2002-03........14............13-1................42,776.............3,055.............31,572........... 3,946 2003-04........15............11-4................46,579.............3,105.............33,897........... 4,237 2004-05........13............13-0................46,213.............3,555.............39,541........... 4,393 2005-06........15............12-3................45,509.............3,034.............35,676........... 3,568 2006-07........14............13-1................37,171.............2,655.............27,869........... 2,787 2007-08........13.............7-6..................24,331.............1,871.............20,731........... 2,073 2008-09........15.............8-7..................23,407.............1,560.............15,612........... 1,735 Totals...... 423..... 300-124... 1,417,743......... 3,352...... 966,575........ 3,898

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Eblen Center Firsts

First Event - TTU Invitational Volleyball Tournament, Sept. 20, 1977. Teams in first matches were UT-Chattanooga vs. UT-Martin, and Middle Tennessee vs. Tennessee. First Basketball Game - Dedicated on November 26, 1977, with the Golden Eagles defeating Vanderbilt, 72-71. First Points - Five-footer by Vanderbilt’s Charles Davis at 19:38. First Tech Point - A free throw by Marc Burnett with 19:22 to play in the first half. He was one-for-two. First Tech Basket - A 15-footer by Butch Blalock at the 18:21 mark. First Sellout - Tech’s NIT contest with Tennessee on March 14, 1985, drew a crowd of 10,352.

Eblen Center Streaks

Longest Winning Streak - 33; began Dec. 2, 2000, with an 86-70 victory over Eastern Michigan. Tech’s winning streak ended in their loss, 72-70, on Jan. 4, 2003, to Morehead State. Longest OVC Winning Streak - 21; began Jan. 20, 1999, with an 88-70 victory over Tennessee State. The last victory in Tech’s current streak of seven games was on March 1, 2003, with an 97-84 decision over Eastern Illinois. Longest Losing Streak - 7; began Dec. 6, 1997, with 67-48 loss to Middle Tennessee. Ended Feb. 5, 1998, with 77-57 win over Southeast Missouri.

Top Crowds in Eblen Center

The Golden Eagles are 20-12 in home games before 6,000 or more fans. Attend........ Date........... W/L.........Results 10,352...........3-14-85............ L............. Tennessee 65, TECH 62 (NIT) 10,150...........2-3-90..............W............ TECH 79, Middle Tennessee 69 10,150...........1-22-88............ L............. Austin Peay 78, TECH 56 (ESPN) 9,170.............1-6-86.............. L............. Middle Tennessee 79, TECH 77 (OT) 8,686.............2-11-91............ L............. Middle Tennessee 93, TECH 88 8,565.............2-21-85............W............ TECH 74, Middle Tennessee 70 7,484.............2-16-91............ L............. Murray State 72, TECH 64 7,244.............1-20-90............W............ TECH 83, Austin Peay 81 7,211.............1-5-87.............. L............. Middle Tennessee 114, TECH 79 7,180.............1-7-84..............W............ TECH 70, Middle Tennessee 60 7,100.............1-22-90............ L............. Murray State 81, TECH 75 7,012.............2-16-02............W............ TECH 86, Austin Peay 84 / (ESPN) 2OT *7,000............2-9-95..............W............ TECH 78, Middle Tennessee 65 *7,000............11-26-77.........W............ TECH 72, Vanderbilt 71 *7,000............2-11-78............W............ TECH 65, Middle Tennessee 60 6,975.............2-8-97..............W............ TECH 77, Middle Tennessee 68 6,722.............1-16-89............ L............. Middle Tennessee 79, TECH 77 6,703.............2-26-00............ L............. Murray State University 64, TECH 63 6,659.............1-14-89............W............ TECH 73, Tennessee State 59 (ESPN) *6,648............2-15-01............W............ TECH 64, Austin Peay 62 6,582.............1-24-85............W............ TECH 58, Eastern Kentucky 57 *6,500............1-13-79............W............ TECH 83, Middle Tennessee 73 6,400.............1-23-93............ L............. Middle Tennessee 86, TECH 73 6,400.............1-28-89............W............ TECH 57, Eastern Kentucky 54 6,346.............1-20-92............W............ TECH 99, Middle Tennessee 90 (OT) 6,282.............2-9-85..............W............ TECH 53, Murray State 51 (2OT) 6,205.............1-15-00............W............ TECH 78, Middle Tennessee 66 *6,104............1-29-05............W............ TECH 71, Tennessee State 50 *6,103............1-25-01............W............ TECH 85, Murray State 80 6,080.............2-26-90............W............ TECH 88, Tennessee State 79 6,070.............1-11-96............ L............. Middle Tennessee 78, TECH 68 6,040.............3-03-88............ L............. Middle Tennessee 92, TECH 89 / 2OT * estimated crowds

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Eblen Center Arena Records Individual Records

Team Records Most Points Tech: 131 vs. Toccoa Falls, 1/11/00 Opponent: 114 by Middle Tennessee, 1/5/87

Most Points Tech: 38 by John Best vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1/9/93 Opponent: 46 by Henry Domercant, EIU, 3/1/03

Most Field Goals Made Tech: 49 vs. Toccoa Falls, 1/11/00 Opponent: 50 by Middle Tennessee, 1/5/87

Most Field Goals Scored Tech: 16 by Clyde Hopkins vs. Covenant College, 11/22/91 Opponent: 18 by James Anderson, Union College, 2/4/84

John Best

Most Field Goals Attempted Tech: 93 vs. Covenant College, 11/22/91 Opponent: 94 by Southern Tech, 12/10/77

Highest Field Goal Percentage Tech: 100% (10/10) by Derek Stribling vs. Bluefield, 11/22/05 Opponent: 100% (9/9) by Jay Stapp, Belmont College, 12/9/78

Highest Field Goal Percentage Tech: .653 (49/75) vs. Toccoa Falls, 1/11/00 Opponent: .696 (32/46) by Youngstown, 1/7/82 Most Free Throws Made Tech: 47 vs. Western Kentucky, 12/5/92 Opponent: 38 by UT Martin, 1/27/01 Most Free Throws Attempted Tech: 55 vs. Western Kentucky, 12/5/92 Opponent: 45 by Murray State, 2/14/94 45 by UT Martin, 1/27/01

Pete Abuls

Highest Free Throw Percentage Tech: 100% (12/12) by Greg Bibb vs. Middle Tennessee, 2/9/95 Opponent: 100% (10/10) by Walker Russel, JSU, 2/9/06 (10/10) by Bruce Jones, Eastern Kentucky, 2/19/79

Most 3-Pointers Made Tech: 18 vs. Toccoa Falls, 1/11/00 Opponent: 15 by Covenant College, 1/30/01 Marc Burnett

Most Rebounds Tech: 71 vs. Southeast Missouri, 2/17/96 Opponent: 57 by Middle Tennessee, 1/16/89 57 by Sam Houston, 12/4/89

Most Rebounds Tech: 22 by Lorenzo Coleman vs. Bethel, 12/10/94 Opponent: 18 by Jerry Davis, Tennessee-Martin, 12/6/82 18 by Warren Kidd, Middle Tennessee, 1/20/92 Milos Babic

Most Turnovers Tech: 27 vs. Covenant, 12/3/83 27 vs. Coker, 12/6/86 Opponent: 29 by Clinch Valley, 12/15/80

Most Assists Tech: 15 by Van Usher vs. Mississippi Valley, 1/6/90 15 by Van Usher vs. Austin Peay, 1/25/92 Opponent: 15 by Duane Washington, Middle Tennessee, 1/5/87 Most Blocks Tech: 10 by Lorenzo Coleman vs. Oral Roberts, 12/21/94 10 by Lorenzo Coleman vs. Lambuth, 12/17/95 Opponent: 6 by Hubert Register, Northern Illinois, 12/3/94

Most Blocked Shots Tech: 12 vs. Northern Illinois, 12/3/94 Opponent: 10 by Austin Peay, 2/15/01 Most Steals Tech: 26 vs. Covenant College, 11/22/91 Opponent: 16 by Belmont, 12/3/84

Most Three-Pointers Made Tech: 8, Bobby McWilliams vs. Morehead State, 2/10/90 Opponent: 8, Robert Taylor, Middle Tennessee, 1/20/92 also by: Darnell Mee, Western Kentucky, 12/5/92, Brad Cleaver, Morehead State, 2/3/02, Chez Marlos, Eastern Kentucky, 2/11/03, and Henry Domercant, Eastern Illinois, 3/1/03 Most Three-Pointers Attempted Tech: 15, Josh Heard vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1/21/99 Opponent: 15, Robert Taylor, Middle Tennessee, 1/20/92 also by Darnell Mee, WKU, 12/5/92 and Earl Bullock, UT-Martin, 2/8/03

Most Fouls Tech: 31 vs. Georgia Southern, 12/1/83 Opponent: 38 by Clinch Valley, 12/15/88 Most Assists Tech: 36 vs. Toccoa Falls, 1/11/00 Opponent: 27 by Austin Peay, 2/12/96

Most Free Throws Made Tech: 13 by Earl Wise vs. UNC-Wilmington, 12/29/88 13 by Jason Harrell vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1/4/01 13 by Damien Kinloch vs. Tennessee State 2/22/03 Opponent: 16 by Roy Booker, SEMO, 1/21/06 also by: Marcus Brown, Murray State, 2/14/94 and Arlando Johnson, Eastern Kentucky, 1/23/95 Most Free Throws Attempted Tech: 18 by Damien Kinloch vs. Tennessee State, 2/22/03 Opponent: 18 by Roy Booker, SEMO, 1/21/06 18 by Rashaun Bowers, Tennessee State, 2/22/03

Highest Free Throw Percentage Tech: 1.000 (12/12) vs. Morehead State, 1/7/06 Opponent: 1.000 (9/9) Morehead State, 2/3/00

Highest 3-Point Percentage Tech: .667 (15/27) vs. Reinhardt, 2/8/01 Opponent: .591 (13/22) by Tenn. State, 1/28/06

Most Field Goals Attempted Tech: 28 by Earl Wise vs. Freed-Hardeman, 1/5/89 Opponent: 30 by James Anderson, Union College, 2/4/84

Van Usher

Most Steals Tech: 8 by Van Usher vs. Bethel, 11/23/90 8 by Van Usher vs. Covenant College, 12/3/90 8 by Jimmy Howell vs. Murray State, 2/5/79 Opponent: 8 by Duane Washington, Middle Tennessee, 1/5/87

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The Ohio Valley Conference

From left: Beth DeBauche, Commissioner; Jennifer Gibbs, Assistant Commissioner for Championships; Heather Brown, Director of Media Relations; Brian Pulley, Assistant Commissioner for External Affairs; Kyle Schwartz, Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations; Brad Walker, Associate Commissioner/Chief Operating Officer.

Entering its 62nd year, the Ohio Valley Conference continues to build on the success that has made it the nation’s eighth-oldest NCAA Division I conference. For only the second time in a decade, the Conference expanded by adding Southern Illinois University Edwardsville as the league’s 11th member in 2008. The move expanded the OVC’s geographical footprint to the St. Louis market and marked the first change in membership since expanding to the state of Alabama (Jacksonville State, Samford) in 2003. The 2009-10 school year saw a change in leadership as Beth DeBauche was named the seventh full-time Commissioner in league history on July 28. She is currently one of just five females to be the head of a Division I conference, and one of just eight to lead a Division I conference all-time. The last three commissioners of the OVC have moved onto jobs as the commissioner of the Big Ten, Big 12 and the Mid-American Conferences. The OVC’s proud past dates back to 1948, but seeds for the new league were actually planted in 1941. It was then that Roy Stewart, the athletics director at Murray State, Charles (Turkey) Hughes, the athletics director at Eastern Kentucky, and Kelly Thompson, the public relations director at Western Kentucky, first broached the idea of forming a new conference. Discussions were put on hold by World War II, but reemerged Feb. 27-28, 1948 at the Kentucky Hotel in Louisville as the three original institutions combined with Morehead State, Louisville and Evansville to form the OVC. In 1955, the OVC became only the second sixmember league nationally to earn an automatic bid to the prestigious NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, which, at that time, was limited to only 24 participants. The Conference quickly proved worthy of that bid, as Morehead State defeated Marshall (107-92) and Wayne State (95-84) in the 1956 tournament. Fifteen years later, former OVC member Western Kentucky became the first and only Conference team to reach the Final Four. The Hilltoppers defeated Jacksonville, Kentucky and Ohio State before losing to Villanova in double overtime. WKU went on to finish in third place after beating Kansas 77-75 in the consolation game. Since that time, the OVC has recorded some of the biggest upsets in the history of the NCAA Tournament. Perhaps the most famous moment came in 1987, when Austin Peay came from fourth place in the regular season to win the OVC Tournament and earn the league’s automatic bid. The Governors drew powerful Illinois, and were such big underdogs, that ESPN broadcaster Dick Vitale promised to stand on his head if APSU won the game. After a 68-67 victory over the Illini, and a narrow 90-87 overtime loss to eventual Final Four participant Providence in the second round, Vitale made good on his promise in a visit to Clarksville two months later. Murray State added to the OVC’s string of upsets

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drafted by the Boston Celtics with the No. 58 pick of the 2009 NBA Draft. Hudson became the first draft pick for the league since 2004 and only the third pick of the last decade for the OVC. The playing field is not the only place where OVC athletes are working hard. The league also recognizes excellence in the classroom. Six Scholar-Athlete Awards are presented yearly to male and female athletes, while others are commended for their academic success by being Medal of Honor recipients or earning a spot on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll. Additionally, the league annually presents one institutional Academic Achievement Award, as well as separate team awards in each Conference-sponsored sport. Since the College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA) Academic All-America program began, the Ohio Valley Conference has had 179 student-athletes honored with the award, including 25 over the last three years in 1988 when it knocked off 14th-ranked North Carolina State, 78-75. The Racers’ M&M Boys - Jeff Martin and Don (2006-07 to the present). Additionally, the OVC annually presents the Steve Mann - combined for 39 points in the win. MSU nearly Hamilton Sportsmanship Award, in honor of the former went on to the Sweet 16 that year, losing to eventual Morehead State student-athlete, coach and athletics direcnational champion Kansas, 61-58. A bank shot by Mann that would’ve given the Racers a one-point lead rolled off tor, to a junior or senior student-athlete with significant athletic contributions who best exemplifies the characterthe rim with three seconds left. In 1990 as a No. 16 seed, Murray State took No. 1 seed Michigan State into overtime istics of sportsmanship and citizenship. Most recently, the before falling 75-71; that game still marks the closest a No. Conference has also implemented the OVC Institutional and 16 seed has come to knocking off a No. 1 in men’s tourna- Team Sportsmanship Awards, which are presented to one institution and 18 sport-specific teams voted by their peers ment action. More recently, Murray State has dominated to have best exhibited the standards of sportsmanship and the OVC Tournament, reaching the championship game ethical conduct as outlined by the OVC and NCAA. every year in the 1990’s. The Racers’ 13 OVC Tournament The vision of leadership demonstrated by the FoundChampionships are the most among all OVC schools. The OVC also has the honor of being the only confer- ing Fathers in 1948 remains alive today as the Ohio Valley Conference prepares for the future. One example is in regard ence to boast the nation’s leaders in scoring, rebounding to the current trend in collegiate athletics administration and assists all in one season. That feat was accomplished in 1991-92 by Morehead State’s Brett Roberts (28.1 ppg), for increased involvement of university presidents in setting policies and making rules. The presidents of OVC instituMurray State’s Popeye Jones (14.4 rpg) and Tennessee tions, however, have always governed the Conference, long Tech’s Van Usher (8.8 apg). In 2007-08, UT Martin guard Lester Hudson became before presidential governance became a national theme. The Ohio Valley Conference sponsors the following the first men’s Division I player to record a quadruplesports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, double in a game, when he registered 25 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 steals in a victory over Central tennis and track for men, and basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and volleyball for women. In Baptist College. Hudson, who ranked fourth in scoring addition, the OVC also sponsors the combined men’s and nationally as a junior, returned for his senior season in women’s sport of rifle. 2008-09 and was second nationally in scoring (behind Now in its seventh decade of competition, the Ohio Davidson’s Stephen Curry) at 27.5 points a contest. Hudson earned numerous honors (including OVC Player of the Year Valley Conference has grown significantly from its humble beginnings while increasing the number of athletics opporand OVC Male Athlete of the Year in each 2008 and 2009 and All-American status from several outlets) before being tunities it provides for students. Current league representatives include charter members Eastern Kentucky University, Morehead State University and Murray State University, The Ohio Valley Conference along with Austin Peay State University, Eastern Illinois 215 Centerview Drive, Suite 115 University, Jacksonville State University, Southeast Missouri Brentwood, Tenn. 37027 State University, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, (615) 371-1698 Tennessee State University, Tennessee Technological Univerwww.ovcsports.com sity and the University of Tennessee at Martin.

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2008-09 OVC Standings/Individual Leaders 2008-09 FINAL STANDINGS CONFERENCE OVERALL STANDINGS W L Pct PF PA W L Pct #UT Martin 14 4 .778 79.3 70.0 22 10 .688 Murray State 13 5 .722 68.9 61.1 19 12 .613 Austin Peay 13 5 .722 79.3 75.3 19 14 .576 $Morehead State 12 6 .667 71.7 66.9 20 16 .556 Eastern Kentucky 10 8 .556 70.4 68.8 18 13 .581 Tennessee State 9 9 .500 73.4 76.9 12 18 .400 Eastern Illinois 8 10 .444 62.7 65.4 12 18 .400 Tennessee Tech 6 12 .333 72.9 75.2 12 18 .400 Jacksonville State 5 13 .278 67.7 72.9 11 17 .393 SE Missouri 0 18 .000 68.5 82.3 3 27 .100 # Regular season champion $ OVC tournament champion

2008-09 All-OVC Awards ALL-OVC FIRST TEAM Lester Hudson, UT Martin Mike Rose, Eastern Kentucky Drake Reed, Austin Peay Leon Buchanan, Morehead State Kenneth Faried, Morehead State ALL-OVC SECOND TEAM Wes Channels, Austin Peay Gerald Robinson, Jr., Tennessee State Romain Martin, Eastern Illinois Danero Thomas, Murray State Daniel Northern, Tennessee Tech ALL-NEWCOMER TEAM Isacc Miles, Murray State Delrico Lane, UT Martin Parker Smith, Tennessee State T.J. Marion, Eastern Illinois Kevin Murphy, Tennessee Tech Ivan Aska, Murray State OVC Player of the Year: Lester Hudson, UT Martin OVC Defensive Player of the Year: Kenneth Faried, Morehead State OVC Freshmen of the Year: Ivan Aska, Murray State OVC Coach of the Year: Bret Campbell, UT Martin ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM Kenneth Faried, Morehead State (MVP) Demonte Harper, Morehead State Drake Reed, Austin Peay Wes Channels, Austin Peay Lester Hudson, UT Martin

PF 78.8 68.4 75.3 69.8 72.5 72.8 64.5 73.6 70.1 67.8

PA 70.1 63.2 74.2 67.0 66.5 78.4 66.1 73.0 70.8 80.5

Individual Leaders SCORING ## Player-Team --------------------------------------1. HUDSON, Lester-UTM 2. REED, Drake-APSU 3. ROSE, Mike-EKU 4. MOORE, Kenard-SEMO 5. ROBINSON, Gerald-TSU 6. HERRING, Jaycen-SEMO 7. CHANNELS, Wes-APSU 8. MARTIN, Romain-EIU 9. BUCHANAN, Leon-MOR 10. HOUSTON, Jerrell-TSU 11. FARIED, Kenneth-MOR 12. WEDDLE, Marquis-UTM 13. BYNUM, Jeremy-JSU 14. NORTHERN, Daniel-TTU 15. THOMAS, Danero-MUR 16. STALLWORTH, Maze-MOR 17. LASER, Tyler-EIU 18. TOLES, Jonathan-JSU 19. TAYLOR, Josh-EKU 20. COX, Darius-TSU 21. MILES, Isacc-MUR 22. HARPER, Demonte-MOR 23. ASKA, Ivan-MUR 24. STOMMES, Justin-EKU 25. CRAWFORD, Brandon-JSU 26. MURPHY, Nick-JSU 27. DAVIS, Frank-TTU 28. BARNES, Will-TTU 29. MURPHY, Kevin-TTU 30. HAY, Olajide-UTM REBOUNDING ##Player-Team ------------------------------------1. FARIED, Kenneth-MOR 2. NORTHERN, Daniel-TTU 3. HUDSON, Lester-UTM 4. REED, Drake-APSU 5. CISSE, Ousmane-EIU 6. HOUSTON, Jerrell-TSU 7. COX, Darius-TSU 8. BUCHANAN, Leon-MOR 9. RUSSELL, LaMont-SEMO 10. MAXWELL, Jajuan-SEMO 11. ASKA, Ivan-MUR 12. EASLEY, Tony-MUR 13. OPPONG, Papa-EKU 14. McCLAIN, Jeffery-MUR 15. ROSE, Mike-EKU

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SR SR SR SR SO SR JR JR SR SR SO SO SO SR JR JR SO SR JR SO SO SO FR SO FR SO JR JR FR SR

32 33 31 30 30 30 33 30 36 28 36 32 28 29 31 33 30 28 31 30 31 36 31 29 24 28 30 30 30 25

FG 3FG

313 106 148 880 275 17 156 723 208 99 104 619 201 97 71 570 178 30 149 535 176 31 114 497 173 79 121 546 168 78 48 462 177 3 187 544 152 7 79 390 194 2 109 499 156 93 35 440 127 68 38 360 124 1 115 364 138 31 80 387 122 87 68 399 122 48 50 342 85 36 107 313 126 54 31 337 128 9 57 322 108 27 87 330 137 40 66 380 125 0 70 320 100 52 41 293 88 22 43 241 98 0 85 281 97 76 30 300 111 33 40 295 95 38 59 287 85 0 68 238

Cl G OFF DEF SO SR SR SR JR SR SO SR JR SO FR JR JR SO SR

36 29 32 33 30 28 30 36 30 28 31 30 26 31 31

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153 76 70 84 84 67 73 107 54 59 73 79 43 65 63

315 177 184 165 140 142 137 120 129 110 108 83 96 100 101

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TOT Avg/G 468 253 254 249 224 209 210 227 183 169 181 162 139 165 164

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2008-09 OVC Individual Leaders FIELD GOAL PCT (Min. 3.0 made per game) ## Player-Team Cl G FG FGA Pct 1. HAY, Olajide-UTM SR 25 85 126 .675 2. CISSE, Ousmane-EIU JR 30 94 155 .606 3. REED, Drake-APSU SR 33 275 487 .565 4. FARIED, Kenneth-MOR SO 36 194 349 .556 5. ASKA, Ivan-MUR FR 31 125 237 .527 6. COX, Darius-TSU SO 30 128 245 .522 7. BUCHANAN, Leon-MOR SR 36 177 343 .516 8. ROBINSON, Geddes-JSU FR 27 83 164 .506 9. HOUSTON, Jerrell-TSU SR 28 152 305 .498 10. NORTHERN, Daniel-TTU SR 29 124 249 .498 11. MURPHY, Nick-JSU SO 28 98 200 .490 12. TAYLOR, Josh-EKU JR 31 126 258 .488 13. OPPONG, Papa-EKU JR 26 86 178 .483 14. BARNES, Will-TTU JR 30 111 230 .483 15. ROSE, Mike-EKU SR 31 208 441 .472 ASSISTS ## Player-Team Cl 1. LANE, Delrico-UTM JR 2. BRAY, DeAndre-JSU SR 3. HUDSON, Lester-UTM SR 4. TOLES, Jonathan-JSU SR 5. CRUTCHER, Jeremiah-TSU JR 6. ROBINSON, Gerald-TSU SO 7. MILES, Isacc-MUR SO THOMAS, Kevin-MUR SR 9. MARION, T.J.-EIU JR 10. HARPER, Demonte-MOR SO 11. CHANNELS, Wes-APSU JR 12. LASER, Tyler-EIU SO 13. MUHAMMAD, Elijah-TTU JR 14. BARNES, Will-TTU JR 15. BROWN, Caleb-APSU SO

G 32 28 32 28 30 30 31 31 30 36 33 30 30 30 33

A Avg/G 158 4.94 138 4.93 135 4.22 116 4.14 121 4.03 116 3.87 119 3.84 119 3.84 105 3.50 124 3.44 103 3.12 93 3.10 83 2.77 82 2.73 86 2.61

FREE THROW PCT (Min. 2.0 made per game) ## Player-Team Cl G FTM FTA Pct 1. HUDSON, Lester-UTM SR 32 148 168 .881 2. BUCHANAN, Leon-MOR SR 36 187 233 .803 3. STALLWORTH, Maze-MOR JR 33 68 87 .782 4. MOORE, Kenard-SEMO SR 30 71 91 .780 5. CHANNELS, Wes-APSU JR 33 121 156 .776 6. ROBINSON, Gerald-TSU SO 30 149 193 .772 7. ROSE, Mike-EKU SR 31 104 137 .759 8. MURRY, Robert-MOR JR 31 77 102 .755 9. REED, Drake-APSU SR 33 156 209 .746 10. HAY, Olajide-UTM SR 25 68 92 .739 11. McCLAIN, Jeffery-MUR SO 31 84 114 .737 12. TOLES, Jonathan-JSU SR 28 107 147 .728 13. THOMAS, Danero-MUR JR 31 80 110 .727 14. HOUSTON, Jerrell-TSU SR 28 79 112 .705 15. MILES, Isacc-MUR SO 31 87 124 .702 STEALS ## Player-Team Cl 1. HUDSON, Lester-UTM SR 2. LANE, Delrico-UTM JR 3. ROBINSON, Gerald-TSU SO 4. FARIED, Kenneth-MOR SO 5. ROSE, Mike-EKU SR 6. THOMAS, Danero-MUR JR 7. DAVIS, Frank-TTU JR 8. MURPHY, Nick-JSU SO 9. BRAY, DeAndre-JSU SR 10. MUHAMMAD, Elijah-TTU JR 11. MILES, Isacc-MUR SO 12. CHANNELS, Wes-APSU JR 13. THOMAS, Kevin-MUR SR 14. HARPER, Demonte-MOR SO 15. MOORE, Kenard-SEMO SR

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G Steals Avg/G 32 75 2.34 32 72 2.25 30 61 2.03 36 68 1.89 31 53 1.71 31 48 1.55 30 44 1.47 28 41 1.46 28 40 1.43 30 39 1.30 31 40 1.29 33 42 1.27 31 38 1.23 36 43 1.19 30 35 1.17

3-POINT FG PCT (Min. 1.0 made per game) ## Player-Team Cl G 3FG FGA 1. ROSE, Mike-EKU SR 31 99 206 2. DAVIS, Frank-TTU JR 30 76 177 3. BRAY, DeAndre-JSU SR 28 33 77 4. STOMMES, Justin-EKU SO 29 52 124 5. MURPHY, Kevin-TTU FR 30 38 91 6. SMITH, Parker-TSU FR 30 59 145 7. LASER, Tyler-EIU SO 30 48 118 8. TAYLOR, Josh-EKU JR 31 54 135 9. MARTIN, Romain-EIU JR 30 78 196 10. JONES, Joshua-EKU FR 31 45 114 11. CHANNELS, Wes-APSU JR 33 79 203 12. BYNUM, Jeremy-JSU SO 28 68 175 13. DUNCAN, Kyle-APSU SR 33 50 129 14. OPPONG, Papa-EKU JR 26 34 88 15. HOLLOWAY, Tyler-MUR SR 31 60 156

Pct .481 .429 .429 .419 .418 .407 .407 .400 .398 .395 .389 .389 .388 .386 .385

3-POINT FG MADE ## Player-Team Cl 1. HUDSON, Lester-UTM SR 2. MOORE, Kenard-SEMO SR 3. ROSE, Mike-EKU SR 4. WEDDLE, Marquis-UTM SO 5. STALLWORTH, Maze-MOR JR 6. MARTIN, Romain-EIU JR 7. DAVIS, Frank-TTU JR 8. BYNUM, Jeremy-JSU SO 9. CHANNELS, Wes-APSU JR 10. SMITH, Parker-TSU FR 11. HOLLOWAY, Tyler-MUR SR 12. STOMMES, Justin-EKU SO 13. TAYLOR, Josh-EKU JR 14. LASER, Tyler-EIU SO 15. DUNCAN, Kyle-APSU SR

G 3FG Avg/G 32 106 3.31 30 97 3.23 31 99 3.19 32 93 2.91 33 87 2.64 30 78 2.60 30 76 2.53 28 68 2.43 33 79 2.39 30 59 1.97 31 60 1.94 29 52 1.79 31 54 1.74 30 48 1.60 33 50 1.52

BLOCKED SHOTS ## Player-Team Cl 1. NORTHERN, Daniel-TTU SR 2. FARIED, Kenneth-MOR SO 3. HOUSTON, Jerrell-TSU SR 4. MBODJI, Amadou-JSU JR 5. COX, Darius-TSU SO 6. EVANS, Stephen-TSU SR 7. INAMETI, Bassey-TTU FR 8. WILLIAMS, Marcel-APSU FR 9. HERRING, Jaycen-SEMO SR 10. HAY, Olajide-UTM SR 11. FIELDS, Ernest-APSU JR 12. HARPER, Demonte-MOR SO 13. THOMAS, Danero-MUR JR 14. WIERSMA, Ryan-EKU SR 15. EASLEY, Tony-MUR JR

G Blocks Avg/G 29 74 2.55 36 68 1.89 28 35 1.25 28 34 1.21 30 35 1.17 24 23 0.96 30 27 0.90 33 29 0.88 30 23 0.77 25 18 0.72 28 20 0.71 36 25 0.69 31 20 0.65 29 18 0.62 30 18 0.60

ASSIST/TURNOVER RATIO (Min. 3.0 assists/game) ## Player-Team G Asst Turn Ratio 1. CRUTCHER, J.-TSU 30 121 54 2.24 2. BRAY, D.-JSU 28 138 64 2.16 3. LANE, Delrico-UTM 32 158 79 2.00 4. TOLES, J.-JSU 28 116 62 1.87 5. LASER, T.-EIU 30 93 53 1.75 6. THOMAS, K.-MUR 31 119 71 1.68 7. MILES, I.-MUR 31 119 79 1.51 8. MARION, T.-EIU 30 105 77 1.36 9. HUDSON, L.-UTM 32 135 106 1.27 10. ROBINSON, G.-TSU 30 116 108 1.07 11. CHANNELS, W.-APSU 33 103 100 1.03 12. HARPER, D.-MOR 36 124 136 0.91

MINUTES PLAYED ## Player-Team Cl 1. HERRING, Jaycen-SEMO SR 2. REED, Drake-APSU SR 3. ROSE, Mike-EKU SR 4. MOORE, Kenard-SEMO SR 5. HUDSON, Lester-UTM SR 6. BUCHANAN, Leon-MOR SR 7. TOLES, Jonathan-JSU SR 8. ROBINSON, Gerald-TSU SO 9. CHANNELS, Wes-APSU JR 10. HARPER, Demonte-MOR SO

G 30 33 31 30 32 36 28 30 33 36

Mins Avg/G 1104 36.80 1211 36.70 1133 36.55 1086 36.20 1153 36.03 1241 34.47 938 33.50 990 33.00 1085 32.88 1169 32.47

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2008-09 OVC Team Leaders SCORING OFFENSE ## Team G 1. UT Martin 32 2. Austin Peay 33 3. Tennessee Tech 30 4. Tennessee State 30 5. Eastern Kentucky 31 6. Jacksonville State 28 7. Morehead State 36 8. Murray State 31 9. Southeast Missouri 30 10. Eastern Illinois 30

W-L 22-10 19-14 12-18 12-18 18-13 11-17 20-16 19-12 3-27 12-18

SCORING DEFENSE ## Team G 1. Murray State 31 2. Eastern Illinois 30 3. Eastern Kentucky 31 4. Morehead State 36 5. UT Martin 32 6. Jacksonville State 28 7. Tennessee Tech 30 8. Austin Peay 33 9. Tennessee State 30 10. Southeast Missouri 30

Pts Avg/G 2523 78.8 2485 75.3 2209 73.6 2185 72.8 2247 72.5 1962 70.1 2511 69.8 2119 68.4 2035 67.8 1936 64.5

Pts Avg/G 1959 63.2 1982 66.1 2061 66.5 2411 67.0 2242 70.1 1981 70.8 2189 73.0 2449 74.2 2353 78.4 2416 80.5

3-POINT FG MADE ## Team 1. Eastern Kentucky 2. UT Martin 3. Tennessee Tech 4. Austin Peay 5. Jacksonville State 6. Morehead State 7. Eastern Illinois 8. Murray State Southeast Missouri 10. Tennessee State

G 31 32 30 33 28 36 30 31 30 30

3FG Avg/G 320 10.32 249 7.78 208 6.93 225 6.82 173 6.18 188 5.22 154 5.13 155 5.00 150 5.00 146 4.87

FREE THROW PCT ## Team 1. UT Martin 2. Morehead State 3. Eastern Illinois 4. Murray State 5. Southeast Missouri 6. Eastern Kentucky 7. Austin Peay 8. Tennessee State 9. Tennessee Tech 10. Jacksonville State

G 32 36 30 31 30 31 33 30 30 28

3-POINT FG PCT ## Team 1. Eastern Kentucky 2. Jacksonville State 3. Tennessee Tech 4. Austin Peay 5. Eastern Illinois 6. UT Martin 7. Tennessee State 8. Morehead State 9. Southeast Missouri 10. Murray State

G 31 28 30 33 30 32 30 36 30 31

FG FGA Pct 320 798 .401 173 457 .379 208 567 .367 225 616 .365 154 428 .360 249 745 .334 146 437 .334 188 565 .333 150 463 .324 155 496 .313

BLOCKED SHOTS ## Team 1. Tennessee Tech 2. Morehead State 3. Tennessee State 4. Southeast Missouri 5. Austin Peay 6. UT Martin 7. Jacksonville State 8. Murray State 9. Eastern Illinois 10. Eastern Kentucky

G Blocks Avg/G 30 160 5.33 36 139 3.86 30 109 3.63 30 101 3.37 33 105 3.18 32 89 2.78 28 64 2.29 31 65 2.10 30 57 1.90 31 58 1.87

FG FGA Pct 158 480 .329 189 566 .334 207 617 .335 175 504 .347 154 443 .348 250 705 .355 234 657 .356 229 641 .357 223 618 .361 240 664 .361

ASSISTS ## Team 1. Eastern Kentucky 2. Jacksonville State 3. Austin Peay 4. UT Martin 5. Tennessee State 6. Tennessee Tech 7. Morehead State 8. Eastern Illinois 9. Murray State 10. Southeast Missouri

G Assists Avg/G 31 490 15.81 28 423 15.11 33 486 14.73 32 467 14.59 30 424 14.13 30 405 13.50 36 464 12.89 30 386 12.87 31 397 12.81 30 338 11.27

Reb Avg/G 1400 38.9 1105 36.8 1178 36.8 1064 35.5 977 34.9 1062 34.3 1024 34.1 1121 34.0 1010 33.7 922 29.7

STEALS ## Team 1. Tennessee Tech 2. UT Martin 3. Eastern Kentucky 4. Murray State 5. Austin Peay 6. Morehead State 7. Jacksonville State 8. Tennessee State 9. Southeast Missouri 10. Eastern Illinois

G Steals Avg/G 30 263 8.77 32 267 8.34 31 240 7.74 31 223 7.19 33 224 6.79 36 239 6.64 28 184 6.57 30 191 6.37 30 166 5.53 30 149 4.97

OPP Avg Margin 1106 30.7 +8.2 967 31.2 +3.1 978 32.6 +1.5 947 33.8 +1.1 1147 35.8 +1.0 1139 34.5 -0.5 1124 37.5 -0.6 1084 36.1 -0.7 1055 34.0 -4.3 1165 38.8 -5.2

TURNOVER MARGIN ## Team 1. Eastern Kentucky 2. UT Martin 3. Murray State 4. Tennessee Tech 5. Austin Peay 6. Jacksonville State 7. Eastern Illinois 8. Tennessee State 9. Morehead State 10. Southeast Missouri

G Avg Avg Mgn 31 10.9 14.5 +3.65 32 12.8 16.3 +3.50 31 13.1 14.4 +1.26 30 15.8 16.8 +0.93 33 13.5 14.2 +0.70 28 13.9 14.1 +0.18 30 12.9 12.3 -0.63 30 15.7 13.4 -2.30 36 15.5 12.8 -2.64 30 15.3 11.7 -3.63

SCORING MARGIN ## Team G OFF 1. UT Martin 32 78.8 2. Eastern Kentucky 31 72.5 3. Murray State 31 68.4 4. Morehead State 36 69.8 5. Austin Peay 33 75.3 6. Tennessee Tech 30 73.6 7. Jacksonville State 28 70.1 8. Eastern Illinois 30 64.5 9. Tennessee State 30 72.8 10. Southeast Missouri 30 67.8

DEF Margin 70.1 +8.8 66.5 +6.0 63.2 +5.2 67.0 +2.8 74.2 +1.1 73.0 +0.7 70.8 -0.7 66.1 -1.5 78.4 -5.6 80.5 -12.7

3-POINT FG PCT DEFENSE ## Team G 1. Murray State 31 2. Tennessee State 30 3. UT Martin 32 4. Tennessee Tech 30 5. Jacksonville State 28 6. Morehead State 36 7. Austin Peay 33 8. Eastern Kentucky 31 9. Southeast Missouri 30 10. Eastern Illinois 30

FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGES ## Team G 1. Austin Peay 33 2. Eastern Kentucky 31 3. Tennessee State 30 4. UT Martin 32 5. Murray State 31 6. Eastern Illinois 30 7. Tennessee Tech 30 8. Morehead State 36 9. Jacksonville State 28 10. Southeast Missouri 30

FG 885 798 785 900 739 706 801 865 682 726

FGA Pct 1877 .471 1707 .467 1709 .459 1997 .451 1671 .442 1599 .442 1823 .439 1978 .437 1575 .433 1689 .430

REBOUNDING OFFENSE ## Team 1. Morehead State 2. Tennessee Tech 3. UT Martin 4. Tennessee State 5. Jacksonville State 6. Murray State 7. Eastern Illinois 8. Austin Peay 9. Southeast Missouri 10. Eastern Kentucky

FIELD GOAL PCT DEFENSE ## Team G 1. Morehead State 36 2. Eastern Illinois 30 3. Murray State 31 4. UT Martin 32 5. Tennessee Tech 30 6. Eastern Kentucky 31 7. Austin Peay 33 8. Jacksonville State 28 9. Southeast Missouri 30 10. Tennessee State 30

FG 828 685 681 797 759 746 854 705 875 843

FGA Pct 1975 .419 1619 .423 1575 .432 1827 .436 1720 .441 1643 .454 1877 .455 1535 .459 1889 .463 1813 .465

REBOUNDING MARGIN ## Team G TEAM Avg 1. MOR 36 1400 38.9 2. MUR 31 1062 34.3 3. EIU 30 1024 34.1 4. JSU 28 977 34.9 5. UTM 32 1178 36.8 6. APSU 33 1121 34.0 7. TTU 30 1105 36.8 8. TSU 30 1064 35.5 9. EKU 31 922 29.7 10. SEMO 30 1010 33.7

G 36 30 32 30 28 31 30 33 30 31

FTM 474 593 370 486 433 331 490 469 399 425

FTA Pct 643 .737 823 .721 515 .718 680 .715 621 .697 478 .692 712 .688 683 .687 589 .677 651 .653

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All-Time Golden Eagle Participants From Pete Abuls through Glenn Young, the following is an alphabetical listing of all-time participants in Golden Eagle basketball history. If you find any names missing, please contact the TTU Sports Information office. BOLD indicates current players from 2008-09 season

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Pete Abuls, 1979-82 Milton Acuff, 1927 John A. Adams, 1960-63 John C. Adams, 1976-77 Ed Agers, 1947-48 Barry Akin, 1957 Eric Akins, 1997-00 Robert Alcorn, 1923-24 Jeff Arms, 1987 Anthony Avery, 1986-89

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Milos Babic, 1988-90 Battle Bagley, 1946-49 Zach Bailey, 2009Stanley Baker, 1945 Will Barnes, 2007Michael Barrett, 1972 Don Barry, 1964-67 Frank Bartleson, 1967-69 DeAntoine Beasley, 1998-02 Melvin Beidleman, 1966 John Best, 1990-93 Greg Bibb, 1993-96 Benton Bilbrey, 1940-42 Tully Birsong, 1935-36 Ryan Black, 1996-97 Butch Blalock, 1977-78 Bill Bland, 1968-70 Harold Blount, 1924 Charlie Boardman, 1954-57 Lonnie Boone, 1982-85 Fred Borthick, 1945 Art Bosnak, 1967-70 James Bowden, 1978 Keyon Boyd, 2002-06 Ronnie Braxton, 1998-99 Mark Bray, 1972-74 Walter Brooks, 1945 Clarence Brown, 1974 Hollie Brown, 1951 Horace Brown, 1931 John W. Brown, 1974 Raymond Brown, 1933-35 Bill Browning, 1943 Ra’Shun Bryant, 2006-2009 Tommy Bryant, 1962 Waldo Bryant, 1921 Dennis Buckley, 1994 Ernest Burke, 1955-56 Nathan Burks, 2006-07 Marc Burnett, 1978-82 Buster Bush, 1958-59 Howell Bush, 1938-40 George Bussell, 1947-48 Cortez Butler, 1946-47 Ralph Butler, 1945 Rudy Byron, 1997

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James Campbell, 1927 Rick Cantrell, 1984-85 T.C. Cantrell, 1937 L.D. Carden, 1946-49 Frank Cardwell, 1960-63 Tony Carman, 1959-62 John Carmichael, 1967-70 Stanley Carr, 1924-25 Earl Carrier, 1929-32 Paul Carroll, 1927-28 Robert Carson, 1931 Carlos Carter, 1993-94 Charles Cassetty, 1939 Darrell Carter, 1937 William Carvell, 1964-66 Paul Chadwell, 1979-81 Robert Chapman, 1967-70 Carlton Clarington, 1982-85 Fowler Clark, 1923-24 Milone Clark, 2002-06 Jim Clemens, 1972-74 Billy Clemmer, 1987-88 Tyrus Cobb, 1926 Clarence Cobbs, 1939-40 Noble Cody, 1952 Joey Coe, 1990 Lorenzo Coleman, 1994-97 Don Cook, 1947-50 Roy Conger, 1923 Jason Conkin, 1986 William Corlew, 1928 Stan Cox, 1973-74 Roy Crabtree, 1937 Mike Crawford, 1956 Bo Creech, 1984-85 Paul Crick, 1950 Cameron Crisp, 2001-04 Chad Crouch, 1993-95 Bryan Cruce, 1980 Mitch Cupples, 1990-93 Theron Curry, 1995

D

Deon Daniel, 1998 Roy Davenport, 1960-63 Alex Davis, 2007, 2009 Charles Davis, 1925-26 Finley Davis, 1936-38 Frank Davis, 2007Glen “Pete” Davis, 1939-41 George Davis, 1934-35 Charley Dean, 1993-94 Ed deHaas, 1985-87 Holland Denney, 1925 Don Dickerson, 1964 Tony DiLeo, 1974-75 Tommy Downing, 1949-52 Huland Draper, 1937-39 Tommy Duffer, 1960-62

E

David Eakins, 1959, 60-62 Charles Edmonson, 1991-92 Jimmy Elliott, 1983-85

Richard Elliott, 1951 Jason Embry, 1996-97 Bobby Estes, 1975-76 Donnel Evans, 1923 Earl Evans, 1935-36 Hugh Evans, 1926-29 Kellie Evans, 1926 William Erwin, 1935

F

Martin Fears, 1999 Arnaldo Febres, 1999 Trey Ferguson, 2000 Ron Filipek, 1964-67 Anthony Fisher, 2005-08 Ken Fitzner, 1964-65 Harold Fletcher, 1941-42, 1945 Carlos Floyd, 1994-96 Kermit Forkum, 1945 Alex Franco, 1998 Phillip Franklin, 1976-77 Danny Furlong, 1970-72

G

Thomas Gann, 1921-22 Oscar Gaw, 1954-56 Leigh Gayden, 2000-02, 2004 Lanier Gilley, 1939 Warren Giley, 1956 Don Gish, 1955-56 Marc Glanton, 1995-98 Dennis Godfrey, 1977-78 Jimmy Goodwin, 1955 Don Gorin, 1959-62 Ray Grant, 1922 Frank Griffin, 1948-50 Lloyd Groce, 1957

H

Jimmy Hagan, 1957-60 J.W. Hagan, 1966-68 Bobby Hall, 1954-56 John Hall, 1945 Tony Hall, 1989-90 Homer Hamdorff, 1936-38 Randy Hampton, 1977 Charles Haney, 1997-98 Jason Harrell, 2001-03 Bruce Harris, 1952-55 Jeff Harris, 1980-83 Adonis Hart, 1998-02 Wardie Harvey, 1942-46 Charles Hayes, 1934 Lester Hayes, 1986-89 John Hays, 1964 Steve Hays, 1964-66 Bill Headrick, 1941-42 Jim Headrick, 1947-48 Josh Heard, 1999-00 Ricky Heinrich, 1964-65 Corey Hemphill, 1999-00 Carlton Hendrix, 1979-82

James Henry, 1984-87 Alan Herron, 1956-58 Rick Heyder, 1977-80 R.L. Highers, 1943 James Hill, 1943 Joe Hilson, 1966-67 Ronnie Hobson, 1964-66 Jon Holder, 1978 John Holladay, 1922 Maurice Houston, 1991-94 Bob Howe, 1967 Jerome Howell, 1950-52 Jimmy Howell, 1976-79 Bobby Hubbard, 1951 Powell Hucherson, 1937-39 William Huffine, 1967 Danny Joe Huffines, 1967 Paul Hughes, 1951-54 Riley Hunley, 2009-

I

Bassey Inameti, 2008David Ingram, 1993 Charles Inman, 1952 Robert Inman, 1957

J

Jeremy Jackson, 2008 Andrew Jacobs, 1946-48 William Jacobs, 1944 Ben Jacobson, 2003-04 Gordon Jarrell, 1944-48 Keith Jefferson, 1986 Harry Jenkins, 1923 Willie Jenkins, 2003-04 Charles Jennings, 1929-32 Albert Jobe, 1927-29 Cecil Jobe, 1928-29 Robley Jobe, 1924-25 Harold Johnson, 1973 Hendon Johnson, 1926 Hugh Johnson, 1947-50 Terry Johnson, 1979-80 Brent Jolly, 2000-03 Ken Jolly, 1959-62 Alfred Jones, 2009Antwyon Jones, 2002-03 Frank Jones, 1973-76 Joe Jones, 1982-86 Jonathan Jones, 2003-07 Robert Jones, 1933-34 Henry Jordan, 1966

K

Pat Kannapel, 1978-81 Kermit Keisling, 1930-33 Jerry Keller, 1956 Bill Kelly, 1950 Luther Kelsay, 1957 Damien Kinloch, 2002-03 Ralph Kinnamon, 1946-47 Tom Kirby, 1964-67

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Stephen Kite, 1983-86 Antjuan Koger, 2003-04 Ed Kovach, 1969-71 Bret Krutsinger, 1986-89 Francis Kabore, 2006-07 Pat Kannapel, 1978-81 Kermit Keisling, 1930-33 Jerry Keller, 1956 Bill Kelly, 1950 Luther Kelsay, 1957 Damien Kinloch, 2002-03 Ralph Kinnamon, 1946-47 Tom Kirby, 1964-67 Stephen Kite, 1983-86 Antjuan Koger, 2003-07 Ed Kovach, 1969-71 Bret Krutsinger, 1986-89

L

Gordon Lamb, 1933-34 Robert Langley, 1949-50 Frank Lansford, 1951-52 John Latka, 1978-80 Shelby Lee, 1935 Al Lewis, 1971-73 George Lewis, 1925 DJ Lindsay, 2009 Leo Liriano, 2008 George Little, 1942 Hardy Lloyd, 1957-59 Lewis Loftis, 1921-23 Norris Long, 1950-52 Wally Looney, 1976 Robbie Loud, 1983

M

Earnest McCord, 1940 Joe McCormick, 1921 Chester McCoy, 1938 Fred McDade, 1976-77 Robert McDaniel, 1947-48 Larry McDonald, 1955 John McGuffy, 1922 Amadi McKenzie, 2005-08 Robert McKinley, 1941 Harold McKinney, 1964-66 Tom McKinney, 1959-62 Warren McMahan, 1929 Jimmy McMahon, 1964 John McNish, 1978-80 Bobby McWilliams, 1990-91 Rod Manuel, 1988-91 Scott Martin, 1997 Eddie Mason, 1961-63 Jerry Mathews, 1974-77 John Mathis, 1980-81 John Maxwell, 1964 Larry Maxwell, 1966-68 Billy May, 1947-48 Reggie Mayo, 1994 P.J. Mays, 1992 Herbie Merritt, 1954-58 Randy Mehlon, 1973-75 Glenn Michaels, 1941-42 Elwin Midgett, 1930-33 Cyrus Miller, 1923 Howard Miller, 1972-74 Jon Miller, 1986-87

Willard Millsaps, 1921 David Minaya, 2008 Joe Mintz, 1982-86 Jim Misner, 1970 Eric Mitchell, 1992-95 Wendell Mobley, 1950-52 Darrius Mohn, 2003 Carl Moore, 1944 Charles Moore, 2007 Darrell Moore, 2000 Douglas Moore, 1952 Will Moore, 2003-04 Greg Morgan, 2002-03 Stewart Morris, 1944 Arlie Moss, 1925-26 Elijah Muhammad, 2009Kevin Murphy, 2009-

N

Jesse Nayadley, 1992-95 Reggie Nelson, 1998-99 Jimmy Nichols, 1960-63 Rashaud Nixon, 2007-08 Banis Norris, 1931-34 Claude Norris, 1933-36 Denton Norris, 1938 Daniel Northern, 2007-2009 Bob Nunnery, 1964

O

Don Odom, 1949 Hoyt Odum, 1929 Bruce Oglesby, 1991 Ed Oglesby, 1958-59 Dave Oliphant, 1942

P

Wayne Pack, 1971-73 Charles Pangle, 1943-44 Rich Papes, 1959-62 Lance Parr, 1995 Johnny Pasker, 1946-48 Tim Patterson, 1979-80-83 Noble Patton, 1955-56 Robert Payne, 1928-29 Jackie Pearson, 1958-59 Dwight Penny, 1945 Damien Perkins, 2000-03 Darryl Perry, 1987-90 Dale Phelps, 1955-56-58 Frank M. Phillips, 1954 Billie Pigg, 1939 Perky Plumlee, 1981-84 Bobby Porter, 1975-78 James D. Poteet, 1924 Dave Pratt, 1964-67 Jerry Roland Prescott, 1964 Tom Price, 1971 Tony Price, 1957-58 Dewitt Puckett, 1924 Hearon Puckett, 1956-58

Q

Art Quarterman, 1996

R

Robert Ernest Radley, 1967 John Reding, 1957 Kenneth Redmond, 1945-46 Marvin Reed, 1952, 54-55 Ahmad Richardson, 2000 Sam Rickman, 1921-23 Belton Rivers, 2006-07 Alton Roark, 1974-75 Morris Robbins, 1925-27 Rymon Robbins, 1925 Terence Roberts, 1979-80 Jere L. Robinson, 1965 Paul Robinson, 1934 William Robinson, 1930 Roland Roby, 1941-42 Jerome Rodgers, 1988-91 James Rogers, 1943 Tom Rychener, 1960-63

S

Earl Sadler, 1943-44 Tom Schmidt, 1974-76 Danny Schultz, 1981-84 Maury Schwegman, 1970-72 Ron Scott, 1971 Curtis Sexton, 1956 Don Sexton, 1954-56 Landon Sexton, 1960-63 Larry Shade, 1975 Claude Sharpe, 1949-50 Danny Alan Shearer, 1964 Ralph Shearer, 1956 Eckols Shedden, 1950-52 Douglas Shields, 1944 Geoff Shuck, 1973 Ron Shumate, 1957-60 Kenny Sidwell, 1954-56 Joe Sills, 1929-30 Jim Slappy, 1977 Bill Slatten, 1946-49 Willie Joe Smalley, 1951-52 Emmett Smartt, 1922 Jason Smiley, 2006-08 Arnold Smith, 1942 Dick Smith, 1940-42 Earl Smith, 1993-94 Flavious Smith, 1949-51 Harold Smith, 1986 Kenny Smith, 1995 Larrie Smith, 2000-01 Willie Smith, 1975-76 Jeff Smithson, 1981-84 Miles Springfield, 1957-58 Wayne Standefer, 1956 Darrell Stevens, 1989-91 Rich Stone, 1970-73 Larry Stooksbury, 1967 Mario Stowers, 2008 Rusty Strange, 2000-01, 2003-04 Ketchel Strauss, 1967-69 Derek Stribling, 2004-06 Emmett Strickland, 1935 Stacey Sturghill, 1985, 1987-89 Roy Sullivan, 1931-33 Jim Sutton, 1968-69 Ron Sutton, 1967-70

T

Mayford Tarwater, 1934 John Tatum, 1977 Justin Taylor, 2004-06 Steve Taylor, 1982-83 Eugene Terry, 1943-46 Walter Terry, 1921 Johnny Thompson, 1951 Wade Thompson, 1947 Thomas Thurman, 1954-55 Brian Troupe, 1978-79 Graig Turson, 2007 Don William Turner, 1964 Chris Turner, 1995-97 Doug Turner, 1971 Keith Turner, 1984-87

U

Ralph Underhill, 1964 Van Usher, 1990-92

V

Alvin Vaughn, 1934-36 Charlie Vaughn, 1927-30 Dennis Vaughn, 1956, 1958-59 Rex Vaughn, 1926 Tim Vaughn, 1985

W

Ken Waddle, 1956 Andy Walker, 1987-88 Brad Walker, 2000 Charles Walker, 1936-38 Gary Walker, 1976 Zac Walker, 2006-2009 James Ward, 1934-35 Robert Ward, 1964-65 Condon Wassom, 1933-34 Eddie Watson, 1922, 1924-26 Walter Wells, 1939-41 Rob West, 1991-94 Wade Wester, 1989-91, 1993 Joey Westmoreland, 1999-02 Butch Wheeler, 1971-72 Wesley Whitehorn, 1998-99 Curtis Wiggins, 1996-97 James Wilkinson, 1937-39 Mike Williams, 1980-81 Clarence Williamson, 1927, 1929-30 Albert Wilson, 1996-98 Gradis Winningham, 1924-26 Earl Wise, 1987-90 Chester Womack, 1939-40 Charlie Wood, 1964-65 Ricardo Woodfine, 1998-02 Bill Worrell, 1966 Roy Wright, 1963-64

Y

Earl York, 1935 Bobby Young, 1961-64 Charlie Young, 1976 Glenn Young, 1952

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Freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Points

503 Earl Wise, 1986-87

503 Stephen Kite, 1983-84

720 Jimmy Hagan, 1958-59

799 John Best, 1992-93

Average 21.3 18.0 28.8 Kenny Sidwell, 1954-55 Stephen Kite, 1983-84 Jimmy Hagan, 1958-59 FG Percentage .688 .662 .671 Amadi McKenzie, 2004-05 Joe Jones, 1982-83 Greg Morgan, 2001-02

28.5 John Best, 1992-93

FT Percentage

.859 Brent Jolly, 1999-00

.645 Lorenzo Coleman, 1996-97 Greg Morgan, 2002-03

.931 Brent Jolly, 2000-01

.927 Brent Jolly, 2001-02

.890 Josh Heard, 1999-00

Rebounds 253 Rich Stone, 1969-70

275 Jimmy Hagan, 1957-58 Lorenzo Coleman, 1994-95

454 Jimmy Hagan, 1958-59

379 Jimmy Hagan, 1959-60

Assists

153 Anthony Avery, 1985-86

189 Van Usher, 1989-90

247 Van Usher, 1990-91

246 Van Usher, 1991-92

Steals

48 Stephen Kite, 1982-83

80 Van Usher, 1989-90

113 Van Usher, 1990-91

86 Van Usher, 1991-92

Blocked Shots

85 Lorenzo Coleman, 1993-94

123 Lorenzo Coleman, 1994-95

97 Lorenzo Coleman, 1995-96

134 Lorenzo Coleman, 1996-97

3-Pointers Made

38 Kevin Murphy, 2008-09

80 Leigh Gayden, 2000-01

98 Josh Heard, 1998-99

112 Josh Heard, 1999-00 Bold indicates current player

All-Time 30-Point Games Pts 48 48 44 42 41 39 38 37 36 35 34

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Player Ron Filipek Jimmy Hagan Kenny Sidwell John Best Frank Jones Jim Clemens Bobby Young Bobby Porter Dave Pratt John Best John Best John Best John Best Bobby Young John Best Clyde Hopkins Tom Schmidt Frank Jones Tom McKinney Bobby Young Anthony Fisher Belton Rivers Rob West Frank Jones Wayne Pack Rich Stone John Best Earl Wise Jim Clemens Al Lewis

Opponent Middle Tennessee East Tennessee Morehead State @Morehead State East Tennessee William Penn Morehead State Cleveland State Eastern Kentucky @Murray State Eastern Kentucky @Austin Peay Southeast Missouri Western Kentucky Southern Miss. Covenant Valdosta State Western Carolina East Tennessee Tampa @Austin Peay Northwestern State Morehead State Western Kentucky Austin Peay Western Kentucky Morehead State @Chattanooga Eastern Kentucky Morehead State

Date 2/21/66 2/16/59 1/19/56 2/22/93 2/7/76 1/26/74 2/15/64 1/31/77 2/27/67 1/30/93 1/9/93 1/14/93 3/1/93 2/7/64 12/12/92 11/22/91 12/22/75 12/16/74 N/A 2/10/64 12/2/06 2/17/07 2/28/94 1/11/75 1/20/73 2/14/72 1/11/93 12/15/88 1/26/74 2/26/72

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Ron Filipek Buddy Howell Willie Jenkins Belton Rivers Leigh Gayden Carlos Floyd John Best John Best Van Usher Frank Jones Frank Jones Frank Jones Al Lewis Eddie Mason Eddie Mason Willie Jenkins Larrie Smith Carlos Floyd Rob West John Best John Best John Best John Best Earl Wise Frank Jones Tom Schmidt Frank Jones Rich Stone Ron Filipek Bobby Young

Murray State @Clemson @Southeast Missouri Southeast Missouri @Murray State @Tennessee Appalachian State Tennessee-Martin @Georgia Middle Tennessee East Tennessee Austin Peay Eastern Kentucky Tampa Stetson Tennessee State Tennessee-Martin Murray State Austin Peay (OVC tourn) East Carolina Morehead State Bethel Austin Peay Austin Peay Eastern Kentucky Middle Tennessee Mercer Stetson Centenary Western Kentucky

2/20/67 12/9/53 1/20/05 12/9/06 2/22/01 2/1/94 2/9/93 2/6/93 12/28/91 2/8/75 2/1/75 3/7/76 1/29/72 12/17/62 12/20/62 1/31/04 1/10/01 1/17/94 3/3/94 12/30/92 2/22/92 11/23/90 1/19/91 3/4/89 1/31/76 3/1/76 1/2/75 12/18/71 1/26/67 1/14/65

31 30

Willie Jenkins John Best Earl Wise Earl Wise Steve Taylor Rich Stone Bill Bland Josh Heard Willie Jenkins Anthony Fisher Greg Bibb Rob West John Best Earl Wise Earl Wise Earl Wise Earl Wise Anthony Avery Earl Wise Earl Wise Frank Jones Tom Schmidt Frank Jones Tom Schmidt Frank Jones Ron Sutton Ron Filipek Charles Woods Brent Jolly Cameron Crisp

Virginia-Intermont Austin Peay Sam Houston Youngstown State Mercer Austin Peay Chattanooga Middle Tennessee Jacksonville State Austin Peay @Middle Tennessee @Hawaii-Hilo @Tennessee Covenant Freed-Hardeman @ Miami (Fla.) Coastal Carolina Samford Freed-Hardeman Austin Peay Arkansas State Eastern Kentucky Morehead State Western Kentucky Mercer Eastern Kentucky Austin Peay Pan American Toccoa Falls Murray State

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Golden Eagle Team Records MOST POINTS Game: 131 vs. Toccoa Falls, 1999-00 127 vs. Centenary, 1964-65 123 vs. Georgia Southern, 1964-65 Season: 2,532 in 1993-94 2,531 in 1991-92 2,442 in 2002-03 2,411 in 2007-08 HIGHEST SCORING AVERAGE Season: 87.3 in 1991-92 87.1 in 1992-93 86.0 in 1975-76 85.7 in 1965-66 MOST FIELD GOALS MADE Game: 50 vs. Georgia Southern, 1964-65 49 vs. Toccoa Falls, 1999-00 49 vs. Centenary, 1964-65 49 vs. Murray State, 1964-65 Season: 924 in 1991-92 918 in 1993-94 891 in 1990-91 FEWEST FIELD GOALS MADE Game: 12 vs. Austin Peay, 1987-88 MOST FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED Game: 108 vs. Maryville, 1952-53 107 vs. Centenary, 19644-65 106 vs. Baptist College, 1975-76 Season: 2,242 in 1993-94 2,056 in 1965-66 2,004 in 1988-89 HIGHEST FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE Game: 68.6% vs. Austin Peay, 1984-85 (35/51) 66.7% vs. So. Mississippi, 1985-86 (36/54) 65.3% vs. Toccoa Falls, 1999-00 (49/75) Season: 52.0% in 1984-85, (804/1547) 51.7% in 1981-82, (706/1365) 51.1% in 1983-84, (807/1582) LOWEST FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE Game: 25.0% vs. Alabama, 1998-99 (15/60) MOST 3-POINTERS MADE Game: 18 vs. Toccoa Falls, 1999-00 16 vs. Charleston Southern, 1999-00 15 vs. Middle Tennessee, 1999-00 Season: 279 in 1999-2000 244 in 2000-01 229 in 1993-94 MOST 3-POINTERS ATTEMPTED Game: 40 vs. North Carolina, 1999-2000 39 vs. Southeast Missouri, 1993-94 36 vs. Eastern Illinois, 1999-2000 35 vs. Notre Dame, 2000-01 Season: 757 in 1999-2000 702 in 1993-94 HIGHEST 3-POINT PERCENTAGE (min. 15 att.) Game: 70.6% vs. Austin Peay, 1992-93 (12/17) 66.7% vs. Morehead, 1998-99 (10/15) 66.7% vs. Clinch Valley, 1996-97 (12/18) 66.7% vs. Reinhardt, 2000-01 (13/36) Season: 38.2% in 1982-83 (49/128) 36.9% in 1999-2000 (279/757) 36.7% in 1996-97 (230/375) MOST FREE THROWS MADE Game: 47 vs. Western Kentucky, 1992-93 46 vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1956-57 41 vs. Southeast Missouri, 1992-93 Season: 689 in 2000-01 576 in 2002-03 541 in 1958-59

FEWEST FREE THROWS MADE Game: 1 vs. Texas-Pan American, 1972-73 1 vs. Tennessee-Martin, 1996-97 2 vs. Alabama, 1995-96 2 vs. North Carolina, 1999-2000 MOST FREE THROWS ATTEMPTED Game: 69 vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1956-57 55 vs. Western Kentucky, 1992-93 50 vs. UNC-Wilmington, 1988-89 49 vs. Union (Ky.), 2007-08 Season: 855 in 2006-07 853 in 1952-53 821 in 1953-54 798 in 2002-03 FEWEST FREE THROWS ATTEMPTED Game: 2 vs. Alabama, 1995-96 2 vs. North Carolina, 1999-2000 HIGHEST FREE THROW PCT. (min. 15 att.) Game: 96.7% at Jacksonville State, 2008-09 (29/30) 95.7% vs. So. Miss., 1984-85 (22/23) 95.0% vs. Samford, 2006-07 (19-20) Season: 76.8% in 1999-2000 (532/693) 74.9% in 2000-01 (516/689) 73.5 % in 1992-93 (514/699) CONSECUTIVE FREE THROWS MADE Game: 24 vs. Morehead State, 1999-00 22 at. Jacksonville State, 2008-09 LOWEST FREE THROW PERCENTAGE Game: 20.0% vs. Pan American, 1972-73 (1/5) MOST REBOUNDS Game: 88 vs. East Tennessee, 1963-64 84 vs. East Tennessee, 1961-62 78 vs. Tampa, 1963-64 76 vs. Baptist, 1975-76 Season: 1,441 in 1965-66 1,406 in 1965-66 1,386 in 1993-94 FEWEST REBOUNDS Game: 17 vs. Western Kentucky, 1981-82 HIGHEST REBOUND AVERAGE Season: 57.6 in 1961-62 57.6 in 1965-66 54.6 in 1962-63 MOST ASSISTS Game: 36 vs. Toccoa Falls, 1999-2000 35 vs. Southeast Missouri, 2008-09 32 vs. Covenant, 1991-92 31 vs. Covenant, 1990-91, 2000-01 31 vs. UW-Milwaukee, 1989-90 Season: 571 in 1989-90 533 in 2002-03 532 in 1992-93 FEWEST ASSISTS Game: 2 vs. Evansville, 1981-82 MOST STEALS Game: 26 vs. Covenant, 1991-92 21 vs. Union (Ky.), 2007-08 19 vs. Covenant, 1990-91 18 vs. Southeast Missouri, 2006-07 18 vs. Bethel, 1990-91 Season: 281 in 2007-08 277 in 1989-90 275 in 1990-91 264 in 2008-09 MOST BLOCKED SHOTS Game: 13 vs. Morehead State, 1995-96 13 vs. Lambuth, 1995-96

Larrie Smith was an NABC All-Region pick as a senior in 2000-01.

12 vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1996-97 12 vs. Middle Tennessee, 1995-96 12 vs. Northern Illinois, 1994-95 12 vs. Oral Roberts, 1994-95 12 vs. Middle Tennessee, 1994-95 Season: 181 in 1994-95 171 in 1996-97 165 in 2008-09 159 in 1995-96 126 in 2007-08 MOST TURNOVERS Game: 37 vs. Austin Peay, 1987-88 36 vs. Austin Peay, 1976-77 35 vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1978-79 32 vs. four different opponents Season: 556 in 2002-03 543 in 1988-89 535 in 2007-08 FEWEST TURNOVERS Game: 5 vs. Samford, 2006-07 5 vs. UT Martin,1995-96 MOST FOULS Game: 38 vs. Milligan, 1975-76 37 vs. Austin Peay, 1988-89 Season: 693 in 2005-06 672 in 1993-94 660 in 2006-07 FEWEST FOULS Game: 8 vs. Tennessee State, 1982-83 8 vs. Lambuth, 1995-96 MOST PLAYERS FOULED OUT Game: 5 vs. Austin Peay, 1988-89 5 vs. Milligan, 1975-76 4 vs. five different opponents Season: 38 in 1975-76 36 in 1953-54 32 in 1993-94 MOST GAMES PLAYED Season: 34 in 2001-02 MOST MINUTES PLAYED Game: 65 vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1954-55 (5 OT) Season: 1,370 in 2001-02 BOLD indicates records during 2008-09 season

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Golden Eagle Individual Record Book MOST POINTS SCORED Game: 48, Ron Filipek vs. Middle Tenn., 1965-66 48, Jimmy Hagan vs. East Tenn., 1958-59 44, Kenny Sidwell vs. Morehead, 1955-56 Season: 799, John Best, 1992-93 720, Jimmy Hagan, 1959-60 650, Earl Wise, 1988-89 Career: 2,196, Earl Wise, 1986-90

MOST FREE THROWS ATTEMPTED Game: 32, Buddy Howell vs. Murray, 1953-54 22, Corey Hemphill vs. EKU, 1998-99 19, John Best vs. Southeast Missouri,1992-93 Season: 256, Jimmy Hagan, 1958-59 239, Kenny Sidwell, 1954-55 237, Damien Kinloch, 2002-03 231, Buddy Howell, 1953-54 Career: 610, John Best, 1989-93

HIGHEST SCORING AVERAGE Season: 28.8, Jimmy Hagan, 1959-60 28.5, John Best, 1992-93 24.3, Jimmy Hagan, 1959-60 23.3, Frank Jones, 1974-75 23.0, Tom Schmidt, 1975-76 Career: 21.3, Jimmy Hagan, 1957-60

HIGHEST FREE THROW PCT. (min. 10 att.) Game: (12/12) Maurice Houston vs. Texas, 1993-94 (12/12) Greg Bibb vs. Middle Tennessee, 1994-95 (10/10) Eight players (latest: Daniel Northern, 2008-09) Season: 92.7% (72/86), Brent Jolly, 2001-02 90.6% (106/119), Greg Bibb, 1994-95 89.4% (59/66), Jimmy Howell, 1977-78 89.0% (89/100), Josh Heard, 1999-2000 86.7% (98/113), Corey Hemphill, 1999-2000 Career: 83.8% (244/291), Jimmy Elliott, 1982-85

439

MOST FIELD GOALS MADE Game: 20, Ron Filipek vs. Middle Tenn., 1965-66 18, Jim Clemons vs. William Penn, 1973-74 17, four players; latest John Best 1992-93 Season: 296, John Best, 1992-93 267, Earl Wise, 1988-89 254, Jimmy Hagan, 1958-59 244, Frank Jones, 1974-75 Career: 891, Earl Wise, 1986-90

REJECTIONS

MOST FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED Game: 34, Tommy Downing vs. APSU, 1951-52 34, Ron Filipek vs. Middle Tennessee, 1965-66 34, Bobby Jones vs. Tampa, 1963-64 Season: 608, Earl Wise, 1988-89 547, Jimmy Hagan, 1958-59 535, John Best, 1992-93 527, Frank Jones, 1974-75 Career: 2,009, Earl Wise, 1986-90 HIGHEST FIELD GOAL PCT. (min. 10 att.) Game: 100% (13/13), Steve Hayes vs. UTC, 1964-65 100% (10/10), D. Stribling vs. Bluefield, 2005-06 100% (10/10), Bill Bland vs. UTC, 1969-70 92.3% (12/13), Damien Kinloch vs. APSU, 2001-02 (minimum 15 attempts) 88.2% (15/17), John Best vs. APSU, 1991-92 88.2% (14/16), Paul Hughes vs. Tampa, 1953-54 83.3% (15/18), Art Bosnak vs. UTC, 1969-70 Season: 67.1%(102/152), Greg Morgan, 2001-02 66.2% (93/139), Joe Jones, 1983-84 65.3% (77/118), Curtis Wiggins, 1995-96 64.5% (198/307), Lorenzo Coleman, 1996-97 (118/183) Greg Morgan, 2002-03 62.5% (75/120), Jon Miller, 1985-86 62.5% (80/128), John Adams, 1962-63 (minimum 200 attempts) 64.5% (198/307), Lorenzo Coleman, 1996-97 62.2% (168/270) Lorenzo Coleman, 1994-95 Career: 60.2% (299/497), Jim Clemons, 1971-74 MOST FREE THROWS MADE Game: 24, Kenny Sidwell vs. Eastern Ky., 1954-55 17, Greg Bibb vs. Middle Tennessee, 1994-95 17, John Best vs. Southeast Missouri, 1992-93 16, Corey Hemphill vs. EKU, 1998-99 16, Buddy Howell vs. Murray State, 1953-54 Season: 212, Jimmy Hagan, 1958-59 203, John Best, 1992-93 185, Anthony Fisher, 2004-08 Career: 419, Jimmy Hagan, 1957-60

Lorenzo Coleman (50 at right) finished his four-year Golden Eagle career ranked third all-time in NCAA Division I for blocked shots with 439. That total stands as both the school and Ohio Valley Conference career records.

MOST CONSECUTIVE FREE THROWS MADE Season: 30, Maurice Houston, 1993-94 29, Greg Bibb, 1994-95

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Golden Eagle Individual Record Book MOST 3-POINTERS MADE Game: 8, B. McWilliams vs. Morehead, 1989-90 8, Cameron Crisp vs. Morehead, 2003-04 7, Anthony Fisher vs. APSU, 2006-07 u 7, Josh Heard vs. UTM, 1999-2000 7, Carlos Floyd vs. Connecticut, 1993-94 7, Rob West vs. East Carolina, 1992-93 7, Josh Heard vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1998-99 7, Frank Davis at Eastern Kentucky, 2008-09 Season: 112, Josh Heard, 1999-2000 98, Josh Heard, 1998-99 92, Belton Rivers, 2006-07 u 90, Rob West, 1992-93 Career: 210, Josh Heard, 1998-1999 205, Rob West, 1990-94 163, Frank Davis, 2008-09 MOST 3-POINTERS ATTEMPTED Game: 18, Josh Heard vs. Middle Tenn., 1999-2000 17, Josh Heard vs. Murray State, 1999-2000 16, Josh Heard vs. Murray, 1998-99 16, Josh Heard vs. North Carolina, 1999-2000 Season: 290, Josh Heard, 1999-2000 262, Josh Heard, 1998-99 253, Belton Rivers, 2006-07 u Career: 579, Rob West, 1990-94 452, Josh Heard, 1998-1999 HIGHEST 3-POINT PERCENTAGE Game: 100.0% (5/5) Van Usher vs. UGA, 1991-92 100.0% (4/4) Will Barnes at Austin Peay, 2008-09 100.0% (4/4) Mitch Cupples vs. APSU, 1992-93 100.0% (4/4) Greg Bibb vs. Cumb., 1995-96 Season: 48.4%, Mitch Cupples, 1989-90 42.9%, Frank Davis, 2008-09 MOST CONSECUTIVE THREE-POINTERS Game: 6, Jason Embry vs. UT Martin, 1996-97 Season: 7, Mitch Cupples, 1992-93 MOST REBOUNDS Game: 30, Jimmy Hagan vs. Morehead, 1958-59 22, Lorenzo Coleman vs. Bethel, 1994-95 21, Lorenzo Coleman vs. UT Martin, 1996-97 20, Eight times by different players; Most recent: Lorenzo Coleman vs. MTSU, 96-97 Season: 454, Jimmy Hagan, 1958-59 379, Jimmy Hagan, 1959-60 333, Lorenzo Coleman, 1996-97 327, Henry Jordan, 1965-66 Career: 1,108, Jimmy Hagan, 1957-60 HIGHEST REBOUNDING AVERAGE Season: 18.2, Jimmy Hagan, 1958-59 17.2, Jimmy Hagan, 1959-60 13.1, Henry Jordan, 1965-66 Career: 15.2, Jimmy Hagan, 1957-60 MOST ASSISTS Game: 17, Van Usher vs. Western Kentucky, 1990-91 16, Wayne Pack vs. Morehead State, 1970-71 15, Maurice Houston vs. Morehead, 1992-93 15, Van Usher vs. Miss. Valley, 1989-90 14, Van Usher vs. Western Carolina, 1990-91 14, Tony Dileo vs. Stetson, 1974-75 Season: 247, Van Usher, 1990-91 246, Van Usher, 1991-92 210, Carlton Clarington, 1984-85 189, Van Usher, 1989-90 Career: 682, Van Usher, 1989-92

Marc Burnett

MOST GAMES PLAYED Season: 34, Seven players, 2001-02 Career: 124, Anthony Fisher, 2004-08 MOST MINUTES PLAYED Game: 59, Kenny Sidwell vs. Eastern Ky., 1954-55 58, Corey Hemphill vs. MTSU, 1999-2000 Season: 1,114, Anthony Fisher, 2006-07 u 1,110, Anthony Avery, 1985-86 1,088, Earl Wise, 1988-89 1,068, Belton Rivers, 2006-07 u Career: 4,157, Anthony Avery, 1985-89 (four years) 2,989, Van Usher, 1989-92 (three years)

Lonnie Boone

MOST STEALS Game: 8, Van Usher vs. Vanderbilt, 1989-90 8, Van Usher vs. Covenant College, 1990-91 8, Van Usher vs. Bethel College, 1990-91 8, Jimmy Howell vs. Murray State, 1978-79 Season: 113, Van Usher, 1990-91 86, Van Usher, 1991-92 85, Anthony Avery, 1988-89 80, Van Usher, 1989-90 Career: 280, Van Usher, 1989-92 MOST BLOCKED SHOTS Game: 10, Lorenzo Coleman vs. EKU, 1996-97 10, Lorenzo Coleman vs. Oral Roberts, 1994-95 10, Lorenzo Coleman vs. Lambuth, 1995-96 9, Lorenzo Coleman, seven times Season: 134, Lorenzo Coleman, 1996-97 123, Lorenzo Coleman, 1994-95 97, Lorenzo Coleman, 1995-96 85, Lorenzo Coleman, 1993-94 75, Daniel Northern, 2008-09 Career: 439, Lorenzo Coleman, 1993-97

Charles Edmonson

MOST TURNOVERS Game: 13, Maurice Houston vs. Texas, 1993-94 11, Van Usher vs. UW-Milwaukee, 1990-91 11, Brian Troupe vs. UT-Chattanooga, 1978-79 Season: 121, Maurice Houston, 1993-94 117, Willie Jenkins, 2004-05 114, John Best, 1992-93 Career: 394, Anthony Avery, 1985-89 MOST PERSONAL FOULS Game: 6, Eric Mitchell vs. Ga. Southern, 1992-93 Season: 158, Jeff Harris, 1980-81 131, Jeff Harris, 1979-80 123, Greg Bibb, 1993-94 Career: 413, Anthony Avery, 1985-89 360, Jeff Harris, 1979-83 MOST TIMES FOULED OUT Season: 12, Greg Bibb, 1993-94 9, Lorenzo Coleman, 1993-94 Career: 29, Greg Bibb, 1993-96

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Player.......................... Years..............Games.... FGM......FTM............Pts......Avg 1. Earl Wise........................1986-90 (4)......... 113......... 891......... 309.........*2,196....... 19.4 2. Stephen Kite................1982-86 (4)......... 113......... 776......... 254...........1,806....... 16.0 3. John Best.......................1989-93 (4)...........97.......... 658......... 449.........*1,773....... 18.3 4. Frank Jones..................1972-76 (4)...........99.......... 734......... 265...........1,733....... 17.5 5. Anthony Fisher............2004-08 (4)......... 124......... 495......... 561.........*1,726....... 13.9 5. Anthony Avery............1985-89 (4)......... 111......... 543......... 333.........*1,563....... 14.1 6. Jimmy Hagan...............1957-60 (3)...........73.......... 560......... 419...........1,539....... 21.1 7. Kenny Sidwell..............1954-58 (4)...........86.......... 476......... 524...........1,476....... 17.1 8. Cameron Crisp............2000-04 (4)......... 128......... 491......... 193.........*1,372....... 10.7 9. Lorenzo Coleman..........1994-97 (4)......... 113......... 558......... 249...........1,365....... 12.1 10. Rob West.....................1990-94 (4)......... 110......... 470......... 205.........*1,360....... 12.4 11. Amadi McKenzie......2005-08 (4)......... 122......... 507......... 307...........1,331....... 10.9 11. Maurice Houston.....1990-94 (4)......... 111......... 453......... 308.........*1,309....... 11.8 12. Brent Jolly...................1999-03 (4)......... 123......... 360......... 346..........*1290....... 10.5 13. Rich Stone..................1969-73 (4)...........75.......... 517......... 219...........1,253....... 16.7 14. Ron Filipek.................1964-67 (3)...........73.......... 496 ........ 260...........1,252....... 17.1 15. Wayne Pack................1970-73 (3)...........73.......... 502......... 219...........1,223....... 16.7 16. Pete Abuls..................1978-82 (4)...........97.......... 443......... 301...........1,187....... 12.2 18. Bobby Porter.............1974-78 (4)......... 100......... 488......... 197...........1,173....... 11.7 19. Herbie Merritt...........1953-56 (4)...........88.......... 465......... 238...........1,168....... 13.3 20. Greg Bibb...................1992-96 (4)......... 112......... 370......... 284...........1,160....... 10.3 21. Jerome Rodgers.......1987-91 (4)......... 114......... 420......... 296.........*1,138..........9.9 22. Willie Jenkins.............2003-04 (2)...........57.......... 400......... 217.........*1,116....... 19.6 23. Van Usher...................1989-92 (3)...........85.......... 404......... 178.........*1,103....... 12.9 24. Lonnie Boone............1981-85 (4)......... 110......... 492...........89...........*1,074..........9.7 25.Damien Kinloch.........2001-03 (2)...........66.......... 365......... 339...........1,069....... 16.2 26. Tom Schmidt.............1973-76 (3)...........64.......... 408......... 130...........1,066....... 16.7 27. Ron Sutton.................1967-70 (3)...........75.......... 424......... 193...........1,041....... 13.9 28. Marc Burnett.............1977-82 (5)......... 105......... 407......... 209...........1,023..........9.7 29. Milone Clark..............2002-06 (4)......... 120......... 369......... 193.........*1,020..........8.5 30. Mitch Cupples...........1989-93 (4)......... 113......... 337......... 213.........*1,007..........8.9 31. Milos Babic.................1987-90 (3)...........80.......... 386......... 204.............. 978....... 12.2 32. Chris Turner...............1995-97 (3)...........83.......... 316......... 194............ *957....... 11.5 33. Tom McKinney..........1959-62 (3)...........60.......... 337......... 280............ *954....... 15.9 34. Carlos Floyd...............1994-96 (3)...........85.......... 375......... 150............ *953....... 11.2 35. Belton Rivers.............2005-07 (2)...........63.......... 305......... 172............ *941....... 14.9 36. Josh Heard.................1998-99 (2)...........55.......... 280......... 192.............. 939....... 17.0 37. Jimmy Elliott..............1982-85 (3)...........78.......... 328......... 244............ *930....... 11.9 Other leader among active players: Frank Davis................. 2006- (3)...... 94........224........ 79..........*690....... 7.3 * Includes three-point field goals

REBOUNDING

Player................................... Years..................Games... Rebounds............. Avg. 1. Jimmy Hagan..........................1957-60 (3).....................73.............. 1,108..................15.2 2. Lorenzo Coleman..................1994-97 (4).................. 113.............. 1,001....................8.9 3. Ron Filipek...............................1964-67 (3).....................73..................846..................11.6 4. Earl Wise...................................1986-90 (4).................. 113..................845....................7.5 5. Stephen Kite...........................1982-86 (4).................. 113..................844....................7.5 6. Herbie Merritt.........................1953-56 (3).....................88..................834....................9.5 7. Rich Stone................................1969-73 (4).....................75..................774..................10.3 8. Amadi McKenzie...................2004-08 (4).................. 122..................771....................6.3 9. Bobby Porter...........................1974-78 (4).................. 100..................715....................7.2 10. Jerome Rodgers..................1987-91 (4).................. 114..................691....................6.1 11. Ron Sutton............................1967-70 (3).....................75..................689....................9.1

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12. Tom McKinney.....................1959-62 (3).....................60..................641..................10.7 13. Daniel Northern..................2006-2009 (3)................95..................629....................6.6 14. Greg Bibb..............................1992-96 (4).................. 112..................599....................5.4 15. Milos Babic............................1987-90 (3).....................80..................597....................7.5 16. Frank Bartleson...................1966-69 (3).....................73..................597....................8.1 17. John Best...............................1989-93 (4).....................97..................594....................6.1 18. Bobby Young........................1961-64 (3).....................61..................584....................9.6 19. Wade Wester.........................1988-93 (4).................. 112..................563....................5.0 Damien Kinloch...................2001- 03(2).....................66..................563....................8.5 21. Ketchell Strauss...................1966-69 (3).....................73..................555....................7.6 22. Joey Westmoreland...........1998-02 (4).................. 117..................544....................4.6 23. Howard Miller......................1971-74 (3).....................73..................506................... 6.9 24. Larrie Smith..........................1999-01 (2).....................57..................493................... 8.6 25. Mitch Cupples......................1989-93 (4).................. 113..................491................... 4.3 26. Bobby Wall............................1953-57 (4).....................83..................479................... 5.8 27. Milone Clark.........................2002-06 (4).................. 120..................475................... 4.0 28. Carlos Floyd..........................1993-96 (3).....................85..................462................... 5.4 Pete Abuls.............................1978-82 (4).....................97..................462................... 4.8

ASSISTS

Player..................................... Years............... Games..........Assists......... Avg. 1. Van Usher................................... 1989-92 (3)............... 85....................683...............8.1 2. Anthony Avery......................... 1985-89 (4).............111....................593...............5.4 3. Carlton Clarington.................. 1981-85 (4).............110....................470...............4.3 4. Maurice Houston..................... 1990-94 (4).............111....................448...............4.0 5. Cameron Crisp......................... 2000-04 (4).............128....................367...............2.8 6. Jimmy Howell........................... 1975-79 (4).............102....................325...............3.2 7. Keyon Boyd............................... 2002-06 (4).............119....................320...............2.8 8. Anthony Fisher......................... 2004-08 (4).............124....................314...............3.1 9. Corey Hemphill........................ 1998-99 (2)............... 55....................289...............5.2 10. Earl Wise................................... 1986-90 (4).............113....................282...............2.5 11. Chris Turner............................ 1995-97 (3)............... 83....................281...............3.4 12. Wayne Pack............................. 1970-73 (3)............... 73....................280...............3.8 13. DeAntoine Beasley............... 1998-02 (4).............119....................277...............2.3 14. Tony DiLeo.............................. 1973-75 (2)............... 50....................272...............5.4 15. Rob West.................................. 1990-94 (4).............110....................240...............2.2 16. Marc Glanton......................... 1995-98 (4).............112....................237...............2.1 17. Jimmy Elliott........................... 1982-85 (3)............... 78....................232...............3.0 18. Leigh Gayden......................... 1999-03 (4)............... 81....................225...............2.7 19. Carlos Floyd............................ 1993-96 (3)............... 85....................211...............2.4 20. Danny Schultz........................ 1980-84 (4)............. 108...................202...............1.9 21. Frank Jones............................. 1972-76 (4)................99...................196...............2.0 22. Stephen Kite........................... 1982-86 (4)............. 113...................193...............1.7 23. Mitch Cupples........................ 1989-93 (4)............. 113...................172...............1.5 24. Andy Walker........................... 1986-89 (3)................65...................168...............2.6 25. Will Barnes....................... 2006- (3)............ 70............... 163............2.3 Other Leaders among active players: Frank Davis............................ 2006- (2)............. 94............... 132........... 1.3

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Jimmy Hagan

Kenny Sidwell

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Bobby Porter

Lonnie Boone

Marc Burnett

STEALS

Player....................................... Years.............. Games........ Steals........... Avg. 1. Van Usher...................................... 1989-92 (3)..............85................ 280.................3.3 2. Stephen Kite................................ 1982-86 (4)........... 113................ 213.................1.9 3. Anthony Avery............................ 1985-89 (4)........... 111................ 202.................1.8 4. Joey Westmoreland................... 1988-02 (4)........... 117................ 184.................1.5 5. Earl Wise........................................ 1986-90 (4)........... 113................ 155.................1.4 Carlton Clarington..................... 1981-85 (4)........... 110................ 155.................1.4 7. Keyon Boyd.................................. 2002-06 (3)........... 119................ 154.................1.4 8. Marc Glanton............................... 1995-98 (4)........... 112................ 138.................1.2 9. Cameron Crisp............................ 2000-04 (4)........... 128................ 133.................1.0 10. Maurice Houston..................... 1990-94 (4)........... 111................ 131.................1.2 11. Anthony Fisher......................... 2004-08 (4)........... 124................ 129.................1.0 12. Jimmy Howell........................... 1975-79 (4)........... 102................ 117.............. 1.19 13. Frank Davis........................ 2006- (3)...........93............ 113..............1.2 14. Pete Abuls.................................. 1978-82 (4)..............97................ 110.................1.1 15. DeAntoine Beasley.................. 1998-02 (4)........... 119................ 107.................0.8 16. Amadi McKenzie...................... 2004-08 (4)........... 122................ 106.................0.9 17. Greg Bibb................................... 1992-96 (4)........... 112................ 105.................0.8 18. Albert Wilson............................. 1996-98 (3)..............84................ 102.................1.2 19. John Best.................................... 1989-93 (4)..............97................ 101.................1.0 20. Larrie Smith............................... 1999-01 (2)..............56...................95.................1.6 21. Milone Clark.............................. 2002-06 (4)............ 120...................93.................0.7 22. Lonnie Boone............................ 1981-85 (4)........... 110...................84.................1.3 23. Carlos Floyd............................... 1993-96 (3)..............85...................83.................1.0 24. Rob West..................................... 1990-94 (4)........... 110...................77.................0.7 25. Jimmy Elliott.............................. 1982-85 (3)..............78...................75.................1.0 Danny Schultz........................... 1980-84 (4)........... 108...................75.................0.7

BLOCKED SHOTS

Player ...................................... Years.....................Games.... Blocks....... Avg. 1. Lorenzo Coleman....................... 1993-97 (4)................... 113........... 439.............3.9 2. Daniel Northern.......................... 2006-09 (3)........................85........... 184.............2.2 3. Milos Babic................................... 1987-09 (3)......................80........... 115.............1.4 4. Jonathan Jones........................... 2003-07 (4)................... 114..............87.............0.7 Eric Akins...................................... 1996-2000 (3)................ 110..............87.............1.2 6. Steve Taylor.................................. 1981-83 (2)......................53..............84.............1.6 7. Bobby Porter................................ 1974-78 (4)................... 100..............78.............0.8 8. Damien Kinloch.......................... 2001-03 (2)......................66..............77.............1.1 9. Amadi McKenzie........................ 2004-08 (4)................... 122..............61.............0.5 10. Stephen Kite.............................. 1982-86 (4)................... 113..............55.............0.5 DeAntoine Beasley.................. 1997-2002 (4)............... 119..............55.............0.4 12. Earl Wise...................................... 1986-90 (4)................... 113..............46.............0.4 13. Brian Troupe.............................. 1977-79 (2)......................49..............43.............0.9 Greg Morgan.............................. 2001-03 (2)......................66..............43.............0.6 15. Milone Clark ............................. 2002-06 (4)................... 120..............40.............0.3 16. Lance Parr................................... 1994-96 (2)......................52..............35.............0.7 Charles Edmonson................... 1990-92 (2)......................54..............35.............0.6 Rob West...................................... 1990-94 (4)................... 110..............35.............0.3 Francis Kabore........................... 2005-07 (2)......................63..............35.............0.6 20. Greg Bibb................................... 1992-96 (4)................... 112..............32.............0.2 21. James Henry.............................. 1983-87 (4)......................88..............30.............0.3 22. Carlton Hendrix........................ 1978-81 (4)......................79..............29.............0.4 23. Ed deHaas................................... 1984-87 (3)......................57..............28.............0.5 24. Darryl Perry................................ 1986-90 (4)......................67..............27.............0.4 Adonis Hart................................. 1997-02 (4)......................97..............27.............0.2 26. Jerome Rodgers....................... 1987-91 (4)................... 114..............25.............0.2 Anthony Avery......................... 1985-89 (4)................... 111..............25.............0.2 * Blocked shot records not available prior to 1976

Mitch Cupples

Milos Babic

Jimmy Elliott

Al Lewis

FIELD GOAL PCT. (Minimum 400 attempts)

Player....................................... Years.........................FGM........ FGA........ Pct. 1. Amadi McKenzie........................ 2004-08 (4).................... 329........... 541.......... .602 Jim Clemons................................. 1971-74 (3).................... 299........... 497.......... .602 3. Lorenzo Coleman....................... 1993-97 (4).................... 558........... 929.......... .601 4. Curtis Wiggins ............................ 1996-97 (2).................... 238........... 402.......... .592 5. Damien Kinloch.......................... 2001-03 (2).................... 365........... 622.......... .587 6. Larrie Smith.................................. 1999-01 (2).................... 325........... 561.......... .579 7. Stephen Kite................................ 1982-86 (4).................... 776.........1375.......... .564 8. John Best....................................... 1989-93 (4).................... 657.........1189.......... .552 9. Steve Taylor.................................. 1981-83 (2).................... 303........... 556.......... .544 10. Lonnie Boone............................ 1981-85 (4).................... 492........... 981.......... .501 11. Jimmy Elliott.............................. 1982-85 (3).................... 328........... 656.......... .500 12. Bobby Porter............................. 1974-78 (4).................... 488........... 978.......... .498 13. Al Lewis....................................... 1970-73 (3).................... 389........... 785.......... .495 14. Ron Hobson............................... 1963-66 (3).................... 307........... 621.......... .494 15. Carlton Clarington.................. 1981-85 (4).................... 300........... 611.......... .490 16. Joe Mintz.................................... 1981-86 (4).................... 258........... 530.......... .487 17. Daniel Northern....................... 2006-09 (3).................... 309........... 641.......... .482 18. Rich Stone.................................. 1969-73 (4).................... 517.........1062.......... .486

FREE THROW PCT.

(Minimum 150 attempts) Player....................................... Years......................... FTM......... FTA........ Pct. 1. Brent Jolly.................................... 1999-03 (4)................... 347........... 391.......... .887 2. Jimmy Elliott................................ 1982-85 (3)................... 244........... 291.......... .838 3. Al Lewis.......................................... 1970-73 (3)................... 136........... 163.......... .834 4. Jimmy Howell.............................. 1975-79 (4)................... 231........... 283.......... .816 5. Greg Bibb...................................... 1992-96 (4)................... 284........... 351.......... .809 6. Corey Hemphill........................... 1998-99 (2)................... 226........... 280.......... .807 7. Kenny Sidwell.............................. 1954-58 (4)................... 524........... 657.......... .798 8. Anthony Fisher............................ 2004-08 (4)................... 471........... 601.......... .784 Cameron Crisp............................. 2000-04 (4)................... 193........... 247.......... .781 10. Carlton Clarington.................. 1981-85 (4)................... 228........... 294.......... .775 11. Jackie Pearson.......................... 1958-60 (2)................... 136........... 177.......... .768 12. Mike Williams............................ 1979-81 (2)................... 116........... 152.......... .763 13. Larrie Smith............................... 1999-01 (2)................... 256........... 336.......... .761 14. Marc Burnett............................. 1977-82 (4+)................ 209........... 275.......... .760 15. Dave Pratt................................... 1964-67 (3)................... 155........... 204.......... .759 16. Milone Clark.............................. 2002-06 (4)................... 194........... 287.......... .758 Dan Furlong............................... 1969-72 (3)................... 144........... 190.......... .758 18. Larrie Smith............................... 1999-01 (1)................... 129........... 171.......... .754

GAMES PLAYED

Player....................................... Years................................................... Games 1. Anthony Fisher............................ 2004-08 (4)........................................................... 124 2. Brent Jolly..................................... 1999-03 (4)........................................................... 123 Cameron Crisp............................. 2000-04 (4)...................................................... 123 4. Amadi McKenzie........................ 2004-08 (4)........................................................... 122 5. Milone Clark................................. 2002-06 (4)........................................................... 120 6. Keyon Boyd.................................. 2002-06 (4)........................................................... 119 DeAntoine Beasley.................... 1997-02 (4).......................................................... 119 8. Joey Westmoreland................... 1998-02 (4).......................................................... 117 9. Jonathan Jones........................... 2003-07 (4).......................................................... 114 Jerome Rogers............................. 1987-91 (4).......................................................... 114 11. Ra’Shun Bryant......................... 2005-09 (4).......................................................... 113 Lorenzo Coleman....................... 1994-97 (4).......................................................... 113 Mitch Cupples.............................. 1989-93 (4).......................................................... 113 Earl Wise......................................... 1986-90 (4).......................................................... 113 Stephen Kite................................. 1982-86 (4).......................................................... 113 15. Wade Wester.............................. 1988-93 (4).......................................................... 112 Greg Bibb...................................... 1992-96 (4).......................................................... 112

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Year 1954-55 1955-56 1956-57 1957-58 1958-59 1959-60 1960-61 1961-62 1962-63 1963-64 1964-65 1965-66 1966-67 1967-68 1968-69 1969-70 1970-71 1971-72 1972-73 1973-74 1974-75 1975-76 1976-77 1977-78 1978-79 1979-80 1980-81 1981-82 1982-83 1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Name..............................Games....... FGM........3s........ FTM............Pts............ Avg Kenny Sidwell (Fr.).................. 21................ 132...........................183..............447...............21.3 Herbie Merritt (Jr.).................. 21................ 153............................. 88..............394...............18.8 Kenny Sidwell (Jr.).................. 20...................97............................. 98..............292...............14.6 Kenny Sidwell (Sr.).................. 24................ 122...........................100..............344...............14.3 Jimmy Hagan (Jr.)................... 25................ 254...........................212..............720.... (3rd) 28.8 Jimmy Hagan (Sr.).................. 22................ 196...........................142..............534...............24.3 Tom McKinney (Jr.)................. 19................ 107...........................107..............321...............16.9 Tom McKinney (Sr.)................ 21................ 154............................. 90..............398...............19.0 Eddie Mason (Sr.)................... 24................ 144............................. 83..............371...............15.5 Bobby Young (Sr.)................... 22................ 196............................. 97..............489...............22.2 Charles Wood (Sr.).................. 25................ 154............................. 59..............367...............14.7 Ron Filipek (Jr.)........................ 25................ 178............................. 69..............425...............17.0 Ron Filipek (Sr.)........................ 23................ 181...........................111..............473...............20.6 Frank Bartleson (Jr.)............... 26................ 157............................. 45..............359...............13.8 Ron Sutton (Jr.)........................ 24................ 163............................. 73..............399...............16.6 Art Bosnak (Sr.)........................ 25................ 167............................. 54..............388...............15.5 Al Lewis (So.)............................ 24................ 178............................. 67..............423...............17.6 Rich Stone (Jr.)......................... 25................ 200............................. 81..............481...............19.2 Wayne Pack (Sr.)...................... 25................ 192............................. 76..............460...............18.4 Frank Jones (So.)..................... 25................ 208............................. 69..............485...............19.5 Frank Jones (Jr.)....................... 25................ 244............................. 94..............582...............23.3 Tom Schmidt (Sr.)................... 24................ 243............................. 67..............553...............23.0 Bobby Porter (Jr.).................... 26................ 180............................. 64..............424...............16.3 Bobby Porter (Sr.)................... 26................ 167............................. 76..............410...............15.8 Brian Troupe (Sr.)..................... 26................ 147............................. 82..............376...............14.5 Pete Abuls (So.)....................... 26................ 121............................. 73..............315...............12.1 Mike Williams (Sr.).................. 26................ 150............................. 64..............364...............14.0 Pete Abuls (Sr.)......................... 26................ 137...........................103..............377...............14.5 Steve Taylor (Sr.)...................... 28................ 166............................. 58..............390...............13.9 Stephen Kite (So.)................... 28................ 218............................. 67..............503...............18.0 Stephen Kite (Jr.)..................... 28................ 188............................. 80..............456...............16.3 Stephen Kite (Sr.).................... 29................ 211............................. 65..............487...............16.8 Earl Wise (Fr.)............................ 27................ 217 ...........9.............. 60..............503...............18.6 Earl Wise (So.)........................... 28................ 203 ........ 25.............. 66 . ...........497...............17.8 Earl Wise (Jr.)............................. 30................ 267 ........ 28.............. 88............. 650...............21.7 Earl Wise (Sr.)............................ 28................ 205 ........ 41.............. 95 . ...........546...............19.5 John Best (So.)......................... 25................ 127............1.............. 92..............347...............13.9 John Best (Jr.)........................... 29................ 220............3.............137..............580...............20.0 John Best (Sr.).......................... 28................ 296............4.............203..............799... (3rd) 28.5 Rob West (Sr.)........................... 31................ 199......... 69.............120..............587...............18.9 Lorenzo Coleman (So.)......... 27................ 168............0............... 68..............404...............15.0 Greg Bibb (Sr.).......................... 28................ 121......... 16............... 89..............379...............13.5 Lorenzo Coleman (Sr.)........... 28................ 198............0............... 92..............488...............17.4 Alex Franco (Jr.)....................... 29................ 140............0............... 43..............323...............11.1 Josh Heard (Jr.)........................ 27................ 135......... 98............... 80..............448...............16.6 Josh Heard (Sr.)........................ 28................ 145.......112............... 89..............491...............17.5 Larrie Smith (Sr.)...................... 29................ 172............2.............127..............473...............16.3 Damien Kinloch (Jr.).............. 34................ 185............0.............178..............548...............16.1 Damien Kinloch (Sr.).............. 32................ 180............0.............161..............521...............16.3 Willie Jenkins (Jr.)................... 28................ 200......... 42.............104..............546...............19.5 Willie Jenkins (Sr.)................... 29................ 200......... 57.............113..............570...............19.7 Anthony Fisher (So.).............. 31................ 117......... 66.............119..............401...............12.9 Belton Rivers (Sr.).................... 32................ 182......... 92.............114..............570...............17.8 Anthony Fisher (Sr.)............... 32................ 157......... 47.............185..............546...............17.1 Daniel Northern (Sr.)............. 29................ 124............1.............115..............364...............12.6

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Rebounding Leaders Year................Name..................................... GP...... Rebounds........ Avg 1954-55.............Herbie Merritt (So.)..................... 21................254..................12.1 1955-56.............Herbie Merritt (Jr.)....................... 21................268..................12.7 1956-57.............Kenny Waddle (Sr.)...................... 20................180.................... 9.0 1957-58.............Herbie Merritt (Sr.)....................... 24................312..................13.0 1958-59.............Jimmy Hagan (Jr.)........................ 25................454..................18.2 1959-60.............Jimmy Hagan (Sr.)........................ 22................379..................17.2 1960-61.............Tom McKinney (Jr.)...................... 19................200..................10.5 1961-62.............Tom McKinney (Sr.)..................... 21................222..................10.6 1962-63.............John Adams (Sr.).......................... 23................264..................11.5 1963-64.............Bobby Young (Sr.)........................ 22................265..................12.0 1964-65.............Ron Filipek (So.)............................ 25................271..................10.8 1965-66.............Henry Jordan (Sr.)........................ 25................327..................13.1 1966-67.............Ron Filipek (Sr.)............................. 23................290..................12.6 1967-68.............Ron Sutton (So.)........................... 26................223.................... 8.6 1968-69.............Frank Batleson (Sr.)...................... 24................216.................... 9.0 1969-70.............Ron Sutton (Sr.)............................. 24................256..................10.2 1970-71.............Ed Kovach (Sr.).............................. 22................186.................... 8.5 1971-72.............Rich Stone (Jr.).............................. 25................259..................10.4 1972-73.............Rich Stone (Sr.).............................. 25................262..................10.5 1973-74.............Howard Miller (Sr.)....................... 24................252..................10.5 1974-75.............Tom Schmidt (Jr.)......................... 25................175.................... 7.0 1975-76.............Willie Smith (Sr.)........................... 24................223.................... 9.3 1976-77.............Bobby Porter (Jr.)......................... 26................223.................... 8.6 1977-78.............Bobby Porter (Sr.)......................... 26................207.................... 8.0 1978-79.............Brian Troupe (Sr.).......................... 26................201.................... 7.7 1979-80.............Pat Kannapel (Jr.)......................... 26................159.................... 6.1 1980-81.............Mike Williams (Sr.)........................ 26................158.................... 6.1 1981-82.............Steve Taylor (Jr.)............................ 25................141.................... 5.6 1982-83.............Steve Taylor (Sr.)........................... 28................202.................... 7.2 1983-84.............Stephen Kite (So.)........................ 28................230.................... 8.2 1984-85.............Stephen Kite (Jr.).......................... 28................213.................... 7.6 1985-86.............Stephen Kite (Sr.)......................... 29................215.................... 7.4 1986-87.............Earl Wise (Fr.)................................. 27................205.................... 7.6 1987-88.............Earl Wise (So.)................................ 28................201.................... 7.2 1988-89.............Milos Babic (Jr.)............................. 30................244.................... 8.1 1989-90.............Earl Wise (Sr.)................................. 28................217.................... 7.8 1990-91.............Jerome Rodgers (Sr.)................... 28................177.................... 6.3 1991-92.............Charles Edmonson (Sr.)............. 29................263.................... 9.1 1992-93.............Wade Wester (Sr.)......................... 28................241.................... 8.6 1993-94.............Greg Bibb (So.).............................. 31................225.................... 7.2 1994-95.............Lorenzo Coleman (So.)............... 27................275.....(10th) 10.2 1995-96.............Lorenzo Coleman (Jr.)................ 28................208.................... 7.4 1996-97.............Lorenzo Coleman (Sr.)................ 28................333....... (9th) 11.9 1997-98.............Alex Franco (Jr.)............................ 29................249.................... 8.6 1998-99.............Wesley Whitehorn (Sr.)............... 27................176.................... 6.5 1999-00.............Larrie Smith (Jr.)........................... 28................239.................... 8.5 2000-01.............Larrie Smith (Sr.)........................... 29................254.................... 8.8 2001-02.............Damien Kinloch (Jr.).................... 34................288.................... 8.5 2002-03.............Damien Kinloch (Sr.)................... 32................275.................... 8.6 2003-04.............Willie Jenkins (Jr.)......................... 28................201.................... 7.2 2004-05.............Willie Jenkins (Sr.)........................ 29................197....................6.8 2005-06.............Amadi McKenzie (So.)................ 29................156....................5.4 2006-07.............Amadi McKenzie (Jr.).................. 32................248.................... 7.8 2007-08.............Daniel Northern (Jr.)................... 32................296....... (34th) 9.3 2008-09.............Daniel Northern (Sr.)................... 29................255.................... 8.8

Assists Leaders Year................Name..................................... Games..Assists............ Avg 1973-74.............Jim Clemens (Sr.).......................... 25................121....................... 4.8 1974-75.............Tony Dileo (So.)............................. 25................167....................... 6.7 1975-76.............Bobby Estes (Sr.)........................... 24................150....................... 5.0 1976-77.............Jimmy Howell (So.)...................... 26................. 68........................ 2.6 1977-78.............Jimmy Howell (Jr.)....................... 26................105....................... 4.0 1978-79.............Jimmy Howell (Sr.)....................... 26................. 83........................ 3.2 1979-80.............Terrence Roberts (Sr.)................. 26................. 38........................ 1.5 1980-81.............Marc Burnett (Jr.)......................... 26................. 48........................ 1.8 1981-82.............Carlton Clarington (Fr.).............. 26................. 63........................ 2.4 1982-83.............Carlton Clarington (So.)............. 28................. 90........................ 3.4 1983-84.............Carlton Clarington (Jr.)............... 28................107....................... 3.8 1984-85.............Carlton Clarington (Sr.).............. 28................210....................... 7.5 1985-86.............Anthony Avery (Fr.)..................... 29................153....................... 5.3 1986-87.............Anthony Avery (So.).................... 24................109....................... 4.5 1987-88.............Anthony Avery (Jr.)...................... 27................146....................... 5.4 1988-89.............Anthony Avery (Sr.)..................... 30................183....................... 6.1 1989-90.............Van Usher (So.).............................. 28................189....................... 6.8 1990-91.............Van Usher (Jr.)............................... 28................247............(8th) 8.8 1991-92.............Van Usher (Sr.)............................... 29................254............ (1st) 8.8 1992-93.............Maurice Houston (Jr.)................. 26................178....................... 6.8 1993-94.............Maurice Houston (Sr.)................. 31................170....................... 5.5 1994-95.............Chris Turner (So.).......................... 27................. 89........................ 3.3 1995-96.............Chris Turner (Jr.)........................... 28................106....................... 3.8 1996-97.............Chris Turner (Sr.)........................... 28................. 86........................ 3.1 1997-98.............Albert Wilson (Sr.)........................ 30................. 91........................ 3.0 1998-99.............Corey Hemphill (Jr.).................... 27................135....................... 5.0 1999-00.............Corey Hemphill (Sr.).................... 28................154....................... 5.5 2000-01.............Leigh Gayden (So.)...................... 29................116....................... 4.0 2001-02.............Cameron Crisp (So.).................... 34................122....................... 3.5 2002-03.............Cameron Crisp (Jr.)...................... 32................144....................... 4.5 2003-04.............Will Moore (Sr.)............................. 28................135....................... 4.8 2004-05.............Keyon Boyd (Jr.)............................ 29................106....................... 3.7 2005-06.............Keyon Boyd (Sr.)........................... 30................. 73........................ 2.4 2006-07.............Anthony Fisher (Jr.)..................... 32................136....................... 4.0 2007-08.............Anthony Fisher (Sr.)..................... 32................116....................... 3.6 2008-09.............Elijah Cunningham-Muhammad....30................. 87........................ 2.9

The Golden Eagles have had players rank in the top 20 nationally in different statistical categories 12 times... Player year category(avg) Nat’l Rnk Daniel Northern 2008-09 Blocked shots (2.6) 17th Daniel Northern 2007-08 Blocked shots (2.8) 13th Lorenzo Coleman 1996-97 Blocked shots (4.8) 2nd Lorenzo Coleman 1996-97 Rebounding (11.9) 9th Lorenzo Coleman 1994-95 Blocked shots (4.6) 3rd Lorenzo Coleman 1994-95 Rebounding (10.2) 10th John Best 1992-93 Scoring (28.5) 3rd Van Usher 1991-92 Steals (2.9) 9th Van Usher 1991-92 Assists (8.8) 1st Van Usher 1990-91 Steals (4.0) 1st Van Usher 1990-91 Assists (8.8) 8th Jimmy Hagan 1958-59 Scoring (28.8) 3rd

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Steals Leaders Year................Name..................................... Games.. Steals............ Avg 1976-77.............John Adams (Sr.).......................... 24................. 36........................1.5 1977-78.............Jimmy Howell (Jr.)....................... 26................. 34........................1.3 1978-79.............Jimmy Howell (Sr.)....................... 26................. 49........................1.9 1979-80.............Pete Abuls (So.)............................. 26................. 32........................1.2 1980-81.............Marc Burnett (Jr.)......................... 26................. 48........................1.8 1981-82.............Pete Abuls (Sr.).............................. 26................. 31........................1.2 1982-83.............Stephen Kite (Fr.)......................... 28................. 48........................1.7 1983-84.............Stephen Kite (So.)........................ 28................. 51........................1.8 1984-85.............Carlton Clarington (Sr.).............. 28................. 53........................1.9 1985-86.............Stephen Kite (Sr.)......................... 29................. 64........................2.2 1986-87.............Anthony Avery (So.).................... 24................. 35........................1.5 1987-88.............Anthony Avery (Jr.)...................... 27................. 53........................2.0 1988-89.............Anthony Avery (Sr.)..................... 30................. 85........................2.8 1989-90.............Van Usher (So.).............................. 28................. 80........................2.9 1990-91.............Van Usher (Jr.)............................... 28................113.......... (1st) 4.0 1991-92.............Van Usher (Sr.)............................... 29................. 86............ (9th) 2.9 1992-93.............John Best (Sr.)................................ 28................. 40........................1.4 1993-94.............Maurice Houston (Sr.)................. 31................. 47........................1.5 1994-95.............Marc Glanton (Fr.)........................ 27................. 36........................1.3 1995-96.............Marc Glanton (So.)....................... 28................. 32........................1.2 1996-97.............Albert Wilson (Jr.)......................... 27................. 33........................1.2 1997-98.............Alex Franco.................................... 29................. 71........................2.4 1998-99.............Joey Westmoreland (Fr.)............ 27................. 42........................1.6 1999-00.............Joey Westmoreland (So.).......... 28................. 41........................1.5 2000-01.............Larrie Smith (Sr.)........................... 29................. 55........................1.8 2001-02.............Joey Westmoreland (Sr.)............ 34................. 60........................1.7 2002-03.............Cameron Crisp (Jr.)...................... 32................. 50........................1.5 2003-04.............Will Moore (Sr.)............................. 28................. 36........................1.2 2004-05.............Willie Jenkins (Sr.)........................ 29................. 54........................1.9 2005-06.............Keyon Boyd (Sr.)........................... 30................. 73........................2.4 2006-07.............Amadi McKenzie (Jr.).................. 32................. 38........................1.1 2007-08.............Anthony Fisher (Sr.)..................... 32................. 49........................1.5 2008-09.............Frank Davis (Jr.)............................. 30................. 45........................1.5

2000-01......... DeAntoine Beasley (Jr.)............... 29................12.......................0.4 2001-02......... Damien Kinloch (Jr.)..................... 34................45.......................1.3 2002-03......... Damien Kinloch (Sr.)..................... 32................32.......................1.0 2003-04......... Jonathan Jones (Fr.)..................... 28................15.......................0.5 2004-05......... Jonathan Jones (So.).................... 29................28.......................1.0 2005-06......... Jonathan Jones (Jr)....................... 25................16.......................0.6 2006-07......... Jonathan Jones (Sr)...................... 32................29.......................0.9 2007-08......... Daniel Northern (Jr)..................... 32................90..........(13th) 2.8 2008-09......... Daniel Northern (Sr.).................... 29................75......... (17th) 2.6

3-Point Pct. Leaders Year Name Games Shots Percent 1987-88......... Anthony Avery................................28............ 41................... .393 1988-89......... Anthony Avery................................20............ 59................... .330 1989-90......... Bobby McWilliams.........................28............ 60................... .364 1990-91......... Bobby McWilliam...........................28............ 59................... .342 1991-92......... Van Usher..........................................29............ 47................... .326 1992-93......... Rob West...........................................28............ 90................... .381 1993-94......... Rob West...........................................31............ 69................... .318 1994-95......... Chris Turner......................................27............ 44................... .370 1995-96......... Jason Embry....................................28............ 49................... .377 1996-97......... Jason Embry....................................28............ 43................... .374 1997-98......... Ricky Cabrera...................................26............ 43................... .297 1998-99......... Josh Heard........................................27............ 98................... .374 1999-00......... Josh Heard........................................28...........112.................. .386 2000-01......... Leigh Gayden .................................29............ 80................... .400 2001-02......... Cameron Crisp ...............................34............ 72................... .462 2002-03......... Brent Jolly.........................................32............ 59................... .413 2003-04......... Cameron Crisp................................28............ 57................... .345 2004-05......... Anthony Fisher................................29............ 44................... .409 2005-06......... Keyon Boyd......................................30............ 63................... .381 2006-07......... Belton Rivers....................................32............ 92....................364 2007-08......... Frank Davis.......................................32............ 67................... .370 2008-09......... Frank Davis.......................................30...........177.................. .429

Block Shots Leaders Year.............Name...................................Games..... Blocks............ Avg 1980-81......... Perky Plumlee (So.)....................... 21.................9.........................0.4 1981-82......... Steve Taylor (Jr.)............................. 25................37.......................1.5 1982-83......... Steve Taylor (Sr.)............................. 28................47.......................1.7 1983-84......... James Henry (Jr.)........................... 27................13.......................0.5 1984-85......... James Henry (Sr.)........................... 28................12.......................0.4 1985-86......... Stephen Kite (Sr.)........................... 29................20.......................0.7 1986-87......... Ed deHaas (Jr.)................................ 26................20.......................0.8 1987-88......... Milos Babic (So.)............................ 25................25.......................1.0 1988-89 ........ Milos Babic (Jr.).............................. 30................58.......................1.9 1989-90......... Milos Babic (Sr.).............................. 25................32.......................1.3 1990-91......... Jerome Rodgers (Sr.)................... 28................11.......................0.4 1991-92......... Charles Edmonson (Sr.)............... 29................28.......................1.0 1992-93......... Rob West (Jr.).................................. 28................16.......................0.6 1993-94......... Lorenzo Coleman (Fr.)................. 30................85.......................2.8 1994-95......... Lorenzo Coleman (So.)................ 27...............123..........(3rd) 4.6 1995-96......... Lorenzo Coleman (Jr.).................. 28................94.......................3.4 1996-97......... Lorenzo Coleman (Sr.)................. 28...............134.........(2nd) 4.8 1997-98......... Alex Franco (Jr.).............................. 29................52.......................1.8 1998-99......... Eric Akins (Jr.).................................. 27................18.......................0.7 1999-00......... Eric Akins (Sr.)................................. 27................19.......................0.7

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Golden Eagle Team Captains Year.............. Team Captains 1936-37...........Raymond Brown 1940-41...........Chester Nelson Womack 1946-47...........Red Jarrell/Cortez Butler 1947-48...........Johnny Pasker/Ralph Butler 1948-49...........Johnny Pasker/L.D. Carden 1949-50...........L.D. Carden 1950-51...........Don Cook 1951-52...........Tommy Downing 1952-53...........Echols Sheldon/Tommy Downing 1953-54...........Paul Hughes,Buddy Howell 1954-55...........Marvin Reed 1955-56...........Marvin Reed/Kenny Sidwell 1956-57...........Noble Patton/Kenny Sidwell 1957-58...........Kenny Sidwell 1958-59...........Dale Phelps 1959-60...........Jimmy Hagan 1960-61...........Ken Jolley/Tom McKinney 1961-62...........Ken Jolley/Richard Papes........ 1962-63...........John Adams/Tom Rychener 1963-64...........N/A 1964-65...........Ron Hobson/John Maxwell 1965-66...........Ron Hobson 1966-67...........Tom Kirby/Dan Barry 1967-68...........Larry Maxwell 1968-69...........Game captains named 1969-70...........Ron Sutton/Bob Chapman 1970-71...........Rich Stone 1971-72...........Rich Stone/Al Lewis 1972-73...........Rich Stone/Al Lewis 1973-74...........Howard Miller 1974-75...........Frank Jones 1975-76...........Frank Jones 1976-77...........Jerry Matthews/Bobby Porter 1977-78...........Dennis Godfrey/Marc Burnett 1978-79...........Marc Burnett 1979-80...........Marc Burnett 1980-81...........Marc Burnett 1981-82...........Marc Burnett/Pete Abuls 1982-83...........Steve Taylor 1983-84...........Danny Schultz 1984-85...........Carlton Clarington 1985-86...........Stephen Kite 1986-87...........Anthony Avery/Keith Turner 1987-88...........Anthony Avery 1988-89...........Anthony Avery/Earl Wise 1989-90...........Earl Wise 1990-91...........Rod Manuel 1991-92...........Van Usher 1992-93...........John Best 1993-94...........Rob West/Maurice Houston 1994-95...........Jesse Nayadley/Carlos Floyd

1995-96...........Carlos Floyd/Greg Bibb 1996-97...........Ryan Black/Lorenzo Coleman/Chris Turner 1997-98...........Ricky Cabrera/Marc Glanton 1998-99...........Ricardo Woodfine/Wesley Whitehorn 1999-00...........Eric Akins/Josh Heard/Corey Hemphill 2000-01...........Joey Westmoreland/Larrie Smith/DeAntoine Beasley 2001-02...........Joey Westmoreland/DeAntoine Beasley/Adonis Hart 2002-03...........Brent Jolly/CameronCrisp/Damien Kinloch 2003-04...........Rusty Strange/Cameron Crisp/Will Moore 2004-05...........Willie Jenkins/Ben Jacobson 2005-06...........Keyon Boyd/Milone Clark/Derek Stribling 2006-07...........Belton Rivers/Anthony Fisher/Jonathan Jones 2007-08...........Anthony Fisher/Amadi McKenzie 2008-09...........Zac Walker

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Milestones / Year-by-Year Records Conference Championships MISSISSIPPI VALLEY: 1930-31 (14-2 overall) 1931-32 (11-6 overall) TENNESSEE INTERCOLLEGIATE: 1946-47 (20-4 overall) OHIO VALLEY: 1955-56 (14-7 overall / 7-3 OVC) 1957-58 (17-7 overall / 7-3 OVC) 1962-63 (16-8 overall / 8-4 OVC) 1984-85 (19-9 overall / 11-3 OVC) 2000-01 (20-9 overall / 13-3 OVC) 2001-02 (27-7 overall / 15-1 OVC) 2004-05 (18-11 overall / 12-4 OVC)

Tech in the Post-Season NCAA TOURNAMENT: March 11, 1958 vs. Notre Dame (Lost 94-61 at Evanston, Ill.) March 9, 1963 vs. Loyola (Ill.) (Lost 111-42 at Evanston, Ill.) NIT TOURNAMENT: March 14, 1985 vs. Tennessee (Lost 65-62 at Cookeville) March 13, 2002 vs. Georgia State (Won 64-62 at Cookeville) March 15, 2002 vs. Dayton University (Won 68-59 at Dayton, Ohio) March 19, 2002 vs. Yale University (Won 80-61 at New Haven, Conn.) March 23, 2002 vs. Memphis (Lost 73-79 at Memphis)

Milestone Victories FIRST GAME: 1924 vs. Monterey (48-16) FIRST WIN: 1924 vs. Monterey (48-16) FIRST LOSS: 1924 vs. Cumberland (25-28) 100th WIN: 1940 vs. Union (52-39) 200th WIN: 1950 vs. Tennessee-Chattanooga (48-44) 300th WIN: 1958 vs. Morehead (78-70) 400th WIN: 1/29/66 vs. Eastern Ky. (103-93) 500th WIN: 1/20/75 vs. Austin Peay (71-69) 600th WIN: 2/11/84 vs. Austin Peay (75-70) 700th WIN: 12/3/91 vs. Bethel College (116-93) 800th WIN: 1/22/00 vs. Austin Peay (75-64) 900th WIN: 2/17/05 vs. Jacksonville State (71-56)

All-Time Golden Eagle Won-Loss Records ALL GAMES OVC GAMES Year................. Coach................................W......... L.........Pct. W........L........ Pct. 1924-25...............Putty Overall.............................4............8.......... .333 . ............................. 1933-34...............Putty Overall.............................3............8.......... .273 . ............................. 1934-35...............Putty Overall.............................3......... 10.......... .231 . ............................. 1935-36...............Putty Overall.............................1............7.......... .125 . ............................. 1936-37...............Putty Overall.............................5............9.......... .357 . ............................. 1937-38...............Putty Overall.......................... 11............6.......... .647 . ............................. 1938-39...............Putty Overall.......................... 10............4.......... .714 . ............................. 1939-40...............Putty Overall.............................9............7.......... .563 . ............................. 1940-41...............Putty Overall.............................7............9.......... .438 . ............................. 1941-42...............Putty Overall.............................9............7.......... .563 . ............................. 1942-43...............Putty Overall.......................... 10............9.......... .526 . ............................. 1943-44...............Putty Overall.............................3......... 13.......... .188 . ............................. 1944-45...............Putty Overall *..........................6............5.......... .545 . ............................. 1945-46...............Putty Overall.............................6............8.......... .429 . ............................. 1946-47...............Putty Overall.......................... 20............4.......... .833 . ............................. 1947-48...............Hooper Eblen......................... 18............7.......... .720 . ............................. The OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE YEARS (also called “The Modern Era”) 1948-49...............Raymond Brown................... 10......... 10.......... .500 0.......... 1...........000 1949-50...............Raymond Brown......................9......... 12.......... .429 1.......... 6...........143 1950-51...............Raymond Brown................... 12............9.......... .571 1.......... 6...........143 1951-52...............Raymond Brown......................9......... 13.......... .409 2........10...........167 1952-53...............Raymond Brown................... 14......... 11.......... .560 3.......... 7...........300 1953-54...............Raymond Brown................... 12......... 10.......... .545 4.......... 6...........400 1954-55...............Raymond Brown......................9......... 11.......... .450 3.......... 7...........300 1955-56...............John Oldham +..................... 14............7.......... .667 7.......... 3...........700 1956-57...............John Oldham............................9......... 11.......... .450 1.......... 9...........100 1957-58...............John Oldham #...................... 17............9.......... .654 8.......... 2...........800 1958-59...............John Oldham......................... 16............9.......... .640 7.......... 5...........583 1959-60...............John Oldham......................... 13............9.......... .591 7.......... 4...........636 1960-61...............John Oldham............................6......... 13.......... .316 3.......... 9...........250 1961-62...............John Oldham......................... 16............6.......... .727 7.......... 5...........583 1962-63...............John Oldham + .................... 16............8.......... .667 8.......... 4...........667 1963-64...............John Oldham......................... 11......... 11.......... .500 7.......... 7...........500 1964-65...............Kenny Sidwell........................ 14......... 11.......... .560 8.......... 6...........571 8.......... 6...........571 1965-66...............Kenny Sidwell........................ 17............8.......... .680 1966-67...............Kenny Sidwell........................ 12......... 11.......... .538 6.......... 8...........429 1967-68...............Kenny Sidwell........................ 10......... 16.......... .348 4........10...........286 1968-69...............Kenny Sidwell........................ 13......... 11.......... .542 5.......... 9...........357 1969-70...............Connie Inman........................ 10......... 15.......... .400 4........10...........286 1970-71...............Connie Inman...........................7......... 17.......... .292 4........10...........286

1971-72...............Connie Inman........................ 14......... 11.......... .560 1972-73...............Connie Inman........................ 13......... 11.......... .542 1973-74...............Connie Inman...........................7......... 18.......... .280 1974-75...............Connie Inman........................ 13......... 12.......... .520 1975-76...............Connie Inman........................ 14......... 10.......... .583 1976-77...............Cliff Malpass..............................7......... 19.......... .269 1977-78...............Cliff Malpass........................... 11......... 15.......... .423 1978-79...............Cliff Malpass........................... 11......... 15.......... .423 1979-80...............Cliff Malpass..............................5......... 21.......... .192 1980-81...............Tom Deaton...............................6......... 20.......... .231 1981-82...............Tom Deaton............................ 12......... 14.......... .462 1982-83...............Tom Deaton............................ 16......... 12.......... .571 1983-84...............Tom Deaton............................ 18......... 10.......... .643 1984-85...............Tom Deaton #........................ 19............9.......... .679 1985-86...............Tom Deaton............................ 14......... 15.......... .483 1986-87...............Tom Deaton...............................7......... 20.......... .259 1987-88...............Tom Deaton............................ 12......... 16.......... .429 1988-89...............Tom Deaton...............................2............3.......... .400 Frank Harrell..............................8......... 17.......... .320 Combined Season . ............. 10......... 20.......... .333 1989-90...............Frank Harrell........................... 19............9.......... .679 1990-91...............Frank Harrell........................... 12......... 16.......... .429 1991-92...............Frank Harrell........................... 15......... 14.......... .483 1992-93...............Frank Harrell........................... 15......... 13.......... .536 1993-94...............Frank Harrell........................... 10......... 21.......... .322 1994-95...............Frank Harrell........................... 13......... 14.......... .481 1995-96...............Frank Harrell........................... 13......... 15......... ..464 1996-97...............Frank Harrell........................... 15......... 13.......... .536 1997-98...............Frank Harrell..............................9......... 21........... 300 1998-99...............Jeff Lebo.................................. 12......... 15.......... .444 1999-00...............Jeff Lebo.................................. 16......... 12.......... .571 2000-01...............Jeff Lebo #............................... 20............9.......... .689 2001-02...............Jeff Lebo #............................... 27............7.......... .794 2002-03...............Mike Sutton............................ 20......... 12.......... .625 2003-04...............Mike Sutton............................ 13......... 15.......... .464 2004-05...............Mike Sutton #......................... 18......... 11.......... .620 2005-06...............Mike Sutton............................ 19......... 12.......... .612 2006-07...............Mike Sutton............................ 19......... 13........... 594 2007-08...............Mike Sutton............................ 13......... 19.......... .406 2008-09...............Mike Sutton............................ 12......... 18.......... .400 TOTALS........... . .....................................967.....947... ... .505 * includes one tie game + includes OVC Co-Champion

7.......... 7...........500 7.......... 7...........500 4........10...........286 7.......... 7...........500 7.......... 7...........500 1........13...........071 7.......... 7...........500 7.......... 5...........583 1........11...........083 2........12...........143 8.......... 8...........500 9.......... 5...........643 11.......... 3...........786 11.......... 3...........786 6.......... 8...........429 1........13...........071 5.......... 9...........357 0.......... 0...........000 3.......... 9...........250 3.......... 9...........250 9.......... 3...........750 6.......... 6...........500 8.......... 6...........571 9.......... 7...........563 5........11...........312 9.......... 7...........562 7.......... 9...........438 10.......... 8...........556 5........13...........278 8........10...........444 11.......... 7...........611 13.......... 3...........812 15.......... 1...........938 11.......... 5...........687 7.......... 9...........437 12.......... 4...........750 13.......... 7...........650 13.......... 7...........650 10........10...........500 6........12...........333 399... 459....... .465 #OVC Champion

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OVC Awards

OVC Player of the Year Stephen Kite, 1985 Willie Jenkins, 2004

OVC Rookie of the Year Lonnie Boone, 1982 Stephen Kite, 1983 Anthony Avery, 1986 Earl Wise, 1987

OVC Newcomer of the Year Carlos Floyd, 1994 Larrie Smith, 2000 Damien Kinloch, 2002 Willie Jenkins, 2004

All-OVC

Flavious Smith, 1952 Paul Hughes, 1953 Kenny Sidwell, 1955, ‘57, ‘58 Herbie Merritt, 1958 Jimmy Hagan, 1959, ‘60 Jackie Pearson, 1960 Tom McKinney, 1962 Tom Rychner, 1963 Bobby Young, 1964 Charles Wood, 1965 Ron Filipek, 1966, ‘67 Henry Jordan, 1966 Wayne Pack, 1971, ‘73 Al Lewis, 1972 Rich Stone, 1972 Frank Jones, 1974, ‘75, ‘76 Tom Schmidt, 1976 Bobby Porter, 1978 Brian Troupe, 1979 Pete Abuls, 1982 Steve Taylor, 1983 Stephen Kite, 1984, ‘85, ‘86 Carlton Clarington, 1982, ‘85 Jimmy Elliott, 1985 Earl Wise, 1988, ‘89, ‘90 Anthony Avery, 1989 Milos Babic, 1990 Van Usher, 1991, ‘92 John Best, 1992, ‘93 Maurice Houston, 1994 Lorenzo Coleman, 1995, ‘97

Alex Franco, 1998 Corey Hemphill, 1999 Josh Heard, 1999, ‘00 Larrie Smith, 2000, ‘01 Leigh Gayden, 2001 Brent Jolly, 2001, ‘02 Damien Kinloch, 2002, ‘03 Cameron Crisp, 2002, ‘03, ‘04 Willie Jenkins, 2004, ‘05 Milone Clark, 2006 Anthony Fisher, 2007, ‘08 Belton Rivers, 2007 Amadi McKenzie, 2007, ‘08 Daniel Northern, 2009

OVC Freshman

(Named 1983-92) Stephen Kite, 1983 James Henry, 1984 Anthony Avery, 1986 Earl Wise, 1987 Jeff Arms, 1987 Jerome Rodgers, 1988 Mitch Cupples, 1990 Rob West, 1991 Bruce Oglesby, 1991 Jesse Nayadley, 1992 Eric Mitchell, 1992

OVC All-Tournament

Flavious Smith, 1952 Paul Hughes, 1953 Kenny Sidwell, 1955 Dave Pratt, 1964 Henry Jordan, 1965 Frank Bartelson, 1967 Jim Sutton, 1967 Frank Jones, 1975 Lonnie Boone, 1982 Maurice Houston, 1993 Robert West, 1994 Lorenzo Coleman, 1997 Damien Kinloch, 2002, 2003 Joey Westmoreland, 2002 Cameron Crisp, 2003 Willie Jenkins, 2004

Ed deHaas, 1985 Brent Jolly, 2002

NIT All Star Team Stephen Kite, 1985

Athletes-In-Action Perky Plumlee, 1983 Keith Turner, 1985

Tom Deaton, 1985

OVC Coach of the Year

AP All-America

Stephen Kite, 1985 (H.M.) Earl Wise, 1987 (H.M.) Willie Jenkins, 2004 (H.M.)

(Named 1994-99, 06-Present) Carlos Floyd, 1994 Lorenzo Coleman, 1994 Chris Turner, 1995 Art Quarterman, 1996 Josh Heard, 1999 Corey Hemphill, 1999 Belton Rivers, 2006 Kevin Murphy, 2009

CoSIDA Academic All-District IV

Coach of the Year/ Kodak District VII

Additional Awards

OVC Newcomer

Stephen Kite, 1983 (H.M.) Earl Wise, 1987 (H.M.)

Coaching Awards

Anthony Fisher

Maurice Houston

Basketball News Freshman All-America

NABC All-Region

Earl Wise, 1989, ‘90 John Best, 1993 Lorenzo Coleman, 1997 Larrie Smith, 2001 Damien Kinloch, 2002, ‘03 Willie Jenkins, 2004

Basketball Weekly All-Region John Best, 1993 Maurice Houston, 1993

John Oldham, 1963 Tom Deaton, 1982 (shared) Tom Deaton, 1985 Jeff Lebo, 2000 Jeff Lebo, 2001 Jeff Lebo, 2002 Mike Sutton, 2004

Tenn. Coach of the Year by Tennessee Sportswriters

Frank Harrell, 1990 Jeff Lebo, 2002

OVC Coach of the Year (CollegeInsider.com)

Steve Payne, 2006

OVC Coach of the Year (CBSsportsline.com)

Steve Payne, 2006

Most Courageous Award (Nat’l Basketball Writers Assoc.)

Mike Sutton, 2006

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Eric Akins Greg Bibb

Team Awards John P. Hendrix Leadership Award 1994-95 Greg Bibb 1995-96 Ryan Black Marc Glanton 1996-97 Ryan Black Chris Turner 1997-98 Adonis Hart 1998-99 Corey Hemphill 1999-00 Corey Hemphill Josh Heard Eric Akins 2000-01 DeAntoine Beasley 2001-02 DeAntoine Beasley 2002-03 Brent Jolly 2003-04 Keyon Boyd 2004-05 Keyon Boyd 2005-06 Jonathan Jones 2006-07 Francis Kabore 2007-08 Amadi McKenzie 2008-09 Zac Walker Sam Harley Lynn Award 1979-80 Marc Burnett 1980-81 Marc Burnett 1981-82 Marc Burnett 1982-83 Perky Plumlee Jeff Harris 1983-84 Danny Schultz 1984-85 Jimmy Elliott 1985-86 Stephen Kite 1986-87 Keith Turner 1987-88 Stacey Sturghill 1988-89 Anthony Avery 1989-90 Darryl Perry

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Steve Taylor

1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Eric Mitchell

Rod Manuel Mitch Cupples Mitch Cupples Carlos Floyd Carlos Floyd Carlos Floyd Jason Embry Ricky Cabrera DeAntoine Beasley Josh Heard Brent Jolly Joey Westmoreland Damien Perkins Rusty Strange Milone Clark Keyon Boyd Nathan Burks Rashaud Nixon Zac Walker

MVP Award 1980-81 Mike Williams

Rod Manuel

1981-82 1982-83 1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00

Lorenzo Coleman

Steve Taylor Steve Taylor Stephen Kite Stephen Kite Stephen Kite Anthony Avery Anthony Avery Anthony Avery Earl Wise Earl Wise Van Usher Van Usher John Best Rob West Lorenzo Coleman Carlos Floyd Lorenzo Coleman Ricky Cabrera Josh Heard Corey Hemphill Josh Heard

Nate Burks

2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Larrie Smith Damien Kinloch Damien Kinloch Willie Jenkins Willie Jenkins Anthony Fisher Anthony Fisher Anthony Fisher Daniel Northern

Academic Award (highest GPA/semester) 1980-81 Pat Kannapel 1981-82 Perky Plumlee 1982-83 Perky Plumlee 1983-84 Keith Turner 1984-85 Ed deHaas 1985-86 Stephen Kite 1986-87 Ed deHaas 1987-88 Jerome Rodgers 1988-89 Stacey Sturghill 1989-90 Jared Elder 1990-91 Maurice Houston 1991-92 John Dykstra 1992-93 David Ingram 1993-94 Charley Dean 1994-95 Eric Mitchell 1995-96 Jason Embry 1996-97 Jason Embry 1997-98 Eric Akins 1998-99 Eric Akins 1999-00 Trey Ferguson 2000-01 Brent Jolly 2001-02 DeAntoine Beasley 2002-03 Brent Jolly 2003-04 Rusty Strange 2004-05 Anthony Fisher 2005-06 Zac Walker 2006-07 Graig Turson

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Golden Eagle Honors and Awards 2007-08 Zac Walker 2008-09 Riley Hunley Cumulative GPA Award 1991-92 Maurice Houston 1992-93 Maurice Houston 1993-94 Charley Dean 1994-95 Chris Turner 1995-96 Jason Embry 1996-97 Jason Embry 1997-98 Eric Akins 1998-99 Eric Akins 1999-00 Trey Ferguson 2000-01 Brent Jolly 2001-02 Brent Jolly 2002-03 Brent Jolly 2003-04 Rusty Strange 2004-05 Ben Jacobson 2005-06 Graig Turson 2006-07 Graig Turson 2007-08 Frank Davis 2008-09 Frank Davis Offensive Player Award 1991-92 John Best 1992-93 John Best 1993-94 Rob West 1994-95 Chris Turner 1995-96 Greg Bibb 1996-97 Curtis Wiggins 1997-98 Ricky Cabrera 1998-99 Josh Heard 1999-00 Josh Heard 2000-01 Larrie Smith 2001-02 Damien Kinloch Cameron Crisp 2002-03 Damien Kinloch Cameron Crisp 2003-04 Willie Jenkins Cameron Crisp 2004-05 Willie Jenkins 2005-06 Belton Rivers 2006-07 Belton Rivers 2007-08 Anthony Fisher 2008-09 Will Barnes Defensive Player Award 1980-81 Carlton Hendrix 1981-82 Marc Burnett 1982-83 Steve Taylor 1983-84 Carlton Clarington 1984-85 Carlton Clarington 1985-86 Joe Mintz 1986-87 Anthony Avery 1987-88 Andy Walker 1988-89 Rod Manuel 1989-90 Rod Manuel

1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Van Usher Charles Edmonson Rob West Wade Wester Carlos Floyd Carlos Floyd Ryan Black Ryan Black Albert Wilson Wes Whitehorn Corey Hemphill DeAntoine Beasley Joey Westmoreland Damien Perkins Keyon Boyd Derek Stribling Derek Stribling Antjuan Koger Daniel Northern Zach Bailey

Top Rebounder Award 1980-81 Mike Williams 1981-82 Steve Taylor 1982-83 Steve Taylor 1983-84 Stephen Kite 1984-85 Stephen Kite 1985-86 Stephen Kite 1986-87 Earl Wise 1987-88 Earl Wise 1988-89 Milos Babic 1989-90 Earl Wise 1990-91 Jerome Rodgers 1991-92 Charles Edmonson 1992-93 Wade Wester 1993-94 Greg Bibb 1994-95 Lorenzo Coleman 1995-96 Lorenzo Coleman 1996-97 Lorenzo Coleman 1997-98 Alex Franco 1998-99 Wes Whitehorn 1999-00 Larrie Smith 2000-01 Larrie Smith 2001-02 Damien Kinloch 2002-03 Damien Kinloch 2003-04 Willie Jenkins 2004-05 Willie Jenkins 2005-06 Amadi McKenzie 2006-07 Amadi McKenzie 2007-08 Daniel Northern 2008-09 Daniel Northern Most Improved Player 1988-89 Darrell Stevens 1989-90 Wade Wester 1990-91 Maurice Houston 1991-92 Charles Edmonson

1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Rob West Eric Mitchell Lorenzo Coleman Lorenzo Coleman Marc Glanton Lorenzo Coleman Ricky Cabrera Adonis Hart Joey Westmoreland Adonis Hart Leigh Gayden Cameron Crisp Keyon Boyd Milone Clark Jonathan Jones Francis Kabore Francis Kabore Will Barnes Kevin Murphy

Free Throw Award (for highest percentage) 1980-81 Marc Burnett 1981-82 Marc Burnett 1982-83 Jimmy Elliott 1983-84 Danny Schultz 1984-85 Jimmy Elliott 1985-86 Anthony Avery

1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Jeff Arms Lester Hayes Rod Manuel Bobby McWilliams Rob West Jesse Nayadley Eric Mitchell Eric Mitchell Greg Bibb Greg Bibb Ricky Cabrera Adonis Hart Josh Heard Josh Heard Brent Jolly Brent Jolly Brent Jolly Milone Clark Milone Clark Anthony Fisher Anthony Fisher Frank Davis Elijah Muhammad

Top Assists Award 1980-81 Marc Burnett Continued on next page

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1981-82 1982-83 1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05

Carlton Clarington Carlton Clarington Carlton Clarington Carlton Clarington Anthony Avery Anthony Avery Anthony Avery Anthony Avery Van Usher Van Usher Van Usher Maurice Houston Maurice Houston Chris Turner Chris Turner Chris Turner Albert Wilson Corey Hemphill Corey Hemphill Leigh Gayden Cameron Crisp Cameron Crisp Will Moore Keyon Boyd

Cameron Crisp

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2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Keyon Boyd Anthony Fisher Anthony Fisher Elijah Muhammad

Steals Leader Award 1988-89 Anthony Avery 1989-90 Van Usher 1990-91 Van Usher 1991-92 Van Usher 1992-93 John Best 1993-94 Maurice Houston 1994-95 Marc Glanton 1995-96 Marc Glanton 1996-97 Albert WIlson 1997-98 Alex Franco 1998-99 Joey Westmoreland 1999-00 Joey Westmoreland 2000-01 Larrie Smith 2001-02 Joey Westmoreland 2002-03 Cameron Crisp 2003-04 Will Moore 2004-05 Willie Jenkins 2005-06 Keyon Boyd 2006-07 Amadi McKenzie 2007-08 Anthony Fisher 2008-09 Frank Davis Blocked Shots Award 1988-89 Milos Babic 1989-90 Milos Babic 1990-91 Jerome Rodgers 1991-92 Charles Edmonson 1992-93 Rob West 1993-94 Lorenzo Coleman 1994-95 Lorenzo Coleman 1995-96 Lorenzo Coleman 1996-97 Lorenzo Coleman 1997-98 Alex Franco 1998-99 Eric Akins 1999-00 Eric Akins 2000-01 DeAntoine Beasley 2001-02 Damien Kinloch 2002-03 Damien Kinloch 2003-04 Jonathan Jones 2004-05 Jonathan Jones 2005-06 Jonathan Jones 2006-07 Jonathan Jones 2007-08 Daniel Northern 2008-09 Daniel Northern Field Goal Pct. Award 1988-89 Milos Babic 1989-90 Jerome Rodgers 1990-91 John Best 1991-92 John Best 1992-93 John Best 1993-94 Dennis Buckley 1994-95 Kenny Smith 1995-96 Curtis Wiggins

Larrie Smith led the team in steals and field goal percentage in 2001

1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Lorenzo Coleman Adonis Hart Wes Whitehorn Larrie Smith Larrie Smith Greg Morgan Greg Morgan Milone Clark Amadi McKenzie Amadi McKenzie Amadi McKenzie Amadi McKenzie Frank Davis

Golden Eagle Award (sacrifice, dedication and hard work) 1987-88 Stacey Sturghill 1988-89 Anthony Avery 1989-90 John Best Mitch Cupples 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93

1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Chris Turner Greg Bibb Ryan Black Marc Glanton Wes Whitehorn Joey Westmoreland Joey Westmoreland Joey Westmoreland DeAntoine Beasley Keyon Boyd Willie Jenkins Willie Jenkins Milone Clark Amadi McKenzie Amadi McKenzie Alfred Jones Charles Newton

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Athletic Director’s Honor Roll

Established in 1989, the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes who achieve a 3.0 grade average or higher during the academic year. The Golden Eagle basketball team has produced several honorees.

The Athletics Director’s Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes who achieve a 3.0 grade average during each semester. Numbers indicate how many semesters each has made the list.

Brent Jolly

Zac Walker

2008-09 Zach Bailey Frank Davis Riley Hunley

2001-02 DeAntoine Beasley Brent Jolly

2007-08 Frank Davis Jason Smiley Zac Walker 2006-07 Frank Davis Jonathan Jones Rashaud Nixon Belton Rivers Graig Turson

2000-01 Trey Ferguson Brent Jolly 1999-2000 Eric Akins Trey Ferguson Brent Jolly Brad Walker 1998-99 Eric Akins

2005-06 Zac Walker

1997-98 Eric Akins

2003-04 Rusty Strange

1996-97 Jason Embry Charles Haney

2002-03 Brent Jolly

Joey Coe

1995-96 Gregory Bibb Charles Dean Jason Embry Lance Parr Chris Turner 1994-95 Jesse Nayadley 1993-94 Charles Dean Eric Mitchell Jesse Nayadley 1990-91 Maurice Houston 1989-90 Joey Coe

Three Golden Eagle players who were named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll during their career included Frank Davis (left), Ricardo Woodfine (center) and Wade Wester (right).

Eric Akins (6) Zach Bailey (2) DeAntoine Beasley (6) Greg Bibb (3) Keyon Boyd (1) Ra’Shun Bryant (1) Nathan Burks (2) Ricky Cabrera (1) Joey Coe (1) Chad Crouch (1) Mitch Cupples (1) Frank Davis (5) Charley Dean (5) John Dykstra (1) Jason Embry (6) Martin Fears (1) Trey Ferguson (4) Anthony Fisher (1) Brandon Flatt (2) Leigh Gayden (2) Charles Haney (1) Maurice Houston (4) Riley Hunley (2) David Ingram (1) Brent Jolly (7) Alfred Jones (1) Jonathan Jones (3) Francis Kabore (1)

Chris Turner

Jeff Harris

Rich Stone

Scott Martin (1) Amadi McKenzie (2) Eric Mitchell (2) Elijah Muhammad (1) Jesse Nayadley (4) Reggie Nelson (1) Charles Newton (2) Rashaud Nixon (3) Ricky Norris (1) Daniel Northern (2) Bruce Oglesby (1) Lance Parr (2) Rodney Pile (2) Brian Riggins (2) Belton Rivers (1) Ronnie Robinson (1) Jason Smiley (3) Rusty Strange (2) Derek Stribling (1) Stacey Sturghill (1) Justin Taylor (2) Graig Turson (4) Chris Turner (6) Brad Walker (2) Zac Walker (4) Wade Wester (3) Curtis Wiggins (1) Ricardo Woodfine (1)

Charles Haney

Jason Embry

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All-Time Game-by-Game Results 1924-25 Won 4, Lost 8 Monterey.................................. 48-16.......................W Baxter......................................... 28-16.......................W Cumberland............................ 25-28.........................L Peabody.................................... 19-21.........................L Milligan..................................... 25-28.........................L Cumberland............................ 25-28.........................L Castle Heights......................... 35-31.......................W Castle Heights......................... 29-31.........................L SPU............................................. 13-30.........................L SPU............................................. 23-37.........................L Ogden College....................... 21-13.......................W Bethel......................................... 20-23.........................L 1925-26 No Record Available 1926-27 Won 5, Lost 7 Algood....................................... 26-13.......................W Burk Terrors.............................. 10-49.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 23-25.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 28-43.........................L Bethel......................................... 36-35.......................W Bowling Green Business...... 14-20.........................L Castle Heights . ...................... 14-37.........................L Castle Heights......................... 22-18.......................W Cumberland............................ 26-22.......................W Bethel......................................... 17-39.........................L Bowling Green Business...... 29-30.........................L Cumberland............................ 28-20.......................W 1927-28 Won 5, Lost 4 Burk Terrors.............................. 22-48.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 29-18.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 21-31.........................L Nashville East Y....................... 21-25.........................L Cumberland............................ 31-43.........................L Sparta Ath. Club..................... 26-22.......................W Sparta Ath. Club..................... 37-23.......................W Bowling Green Business...... 38-25.......................W Cumberland............................ 45-30.......................W 1928-29 Won 3, Lost 3 Middle Tennessee.................. 40-39.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 28-36.........................L Cumberland............................ 26-29.........................L Cumberland............................ 35-21.......................W Burk Terrors.............................. 29-42.........................L WSM-Nashville....................... 25-22.......................W 1929-30 Won 8, Lost 4 State Teachers......................... 30-29.......................W Burk Terrors.............................. 30-36.........................L State Teachers......................... 30-35.........................L Bemis Y...................................... 47-40.......................W East Tennessee........................ 25-17.......................W Hiwassee................................... 50-23.......................W Burk Terrors.............................. 35-39.........................L Cumberland............................ 43-28.......................W Hiwassee................................... 41-36.......................W Vanderbilt................................. 42-37.......................W Cumberland............................ 30-29.......................W Murray State............................ 21-61.........................L 1930-31 Won 14, Lost 2 Burk Terrors.............................. 27-26.......................W DuPont...................................... 23-26.........................L DuPont...................................... 38-52.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 37-24.......................W Bemis Y...................................... 76-39.......................W Bethel......................................... 44-20.......................W Bethel......................................... 52-30.......................W WSM-Nashville....................... 62-26.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 34-26.......................W Milligan..................................... 44-41.......................W East Tennessee........................ 47-26.......................W Biltmore.................................... 46-31.......................W Milligan..................................... 44-24.......................W *Bethel....................................... 58-17.......................W *West Tennessee.................... 42-32.......................W *Caruthersville, Mo............... 33-28.......................W *Mississippi Valley Tournament 1931-32 Won 11, Lost 5 Algood....................................... 32-10.......................W Burk Terrors.............................. 35-14.......................W Olson Swedes......................... 16-19.........................L Gainesboro Ram.................... 33-13.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 21-12.......................W Birmingham Southern......... 31-15.......................W Murray State............................ 19-29.........................L Transylvania............................. 42-36.......................W Caruthersville, Mo................. 27-43.........................L West Tennessee...................... 35-25.......................W

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Cleveland Celtics................... 29-36.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 29-35.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 32-23.......................W *S.S.T.C. (Miss.)........................ 39-12.......................W *Freed Hardeman.................. 31-23.......................W *Caruthersville, Mo............... 34-29.......................W *Mississippi Valley Tournament 1932-33 Won 11, Lost 5 Union......................................... 29-15.......................W Cumberland............................ 31-24.......................W Western Kentucky................. 35-32.......................W Cleveland Celtics .................. 36-38.........................L Western Kentucky................. 30-33.........................L Murray State............................ 41-51.........................L Cumberland............................ 41-19.......................W Millsaps..................................... 39-21.......................W Murray State............................ 36-35.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 35-25.......................W Union......................................... 31-29.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 23-25.........................L Murray State............................ 54-48.......................W Stetson...................................... 38-27.......................W Millsaps..................................... 31-29.......................W Centenary................................. 23-38.........................L 1933-34 Won 3, Lost 8 Clemson.................................... 20-31.........................L Murray State............................ 26-40.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 21-15.......................W Memphis Teachers................ 43-33.......................W Western Kentucky................. 21-36.........................L Union......................................... 20-21.........................L Western Kentucky................. 22-30.........................L Memphis Teachers................ 38-24.......................W Union......................................... 32-33.........................L Murray State............................ 38-43.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 27-38.........................L 1934-35 Won 3, Lost 10 Middle Tennessee.................. 24-30.........................L Clemson.................................... 19-28.........................L West Tennessee...................... 33-35.........................L Union......................................... 31-32.........................L Murray State............................ 32-46.........................L West Tennessee...................... 29-27.......................W Sewanee................................... 39-17.......................W Murray State............................ 23-29.........................L Mississippi College................ 28-32.........................L Western Kentucky................. 28-38.........................L Sewanee................................... 35-30.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 22-27.........................L Western Kentucky................. 24-29.........................L 1935-36 Won 1, Lost 7 Murray State............................ 30-50.........................L Memphis Teachers................ 26-30.........................L Western Kentucky................. 25-42.........................L Murray State............................ 27-50.........................L Memphis Teachers................ 14-28.........................L Union......................................... 27-57.........................L Western Kentucky................. 23-43.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 31-26.......................W 1936-37 Won 5, Lost 9 Murray State............................ 20-40.........................L Union......................................... 19-36.........................L Memphis Teachers................ 26-37.........................L Murray State . ......................... 20-40.........................L Cumberland............................ 41-25.......................W Memphis Teachers................ 22-21.......................W Lebanon.................................... 41-25.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 27-26.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 43-37.......................W Union......................................... 26-28.........................L Western Kentucky................. 24-32.........................L Murray State............................ 25-35.........................L Western Kentucky................. 20-30.........................L Murray State............................ 23-36.........................L 1937-38 Won 11, Lost 6 Jacksonville State.................. 28-27.......................W Vanderbilt................................. 21-16.......................W Western Kentucky................. 23-40.........................L Murray State............................ 21-28.........................L Vanderbilt................................. 31-34.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 44-29.......................W Sewanee................................... 31-29.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 34-26.......................W Union ........................................ 29-28.......................W Western Kentucky................. 19-31.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 50-23.......................W Union......................................... 24-41.........................L

West Tennessee...................... 50-23.......................W Murray State............................ 33-41.........................L Cumberland............................ 43-41.......................W Cumberland............................ 46-22.......................W Memphis Teachers................ 49-32.......................W 1938-39 Won 10, Lost 4 Western Kentucky................. 24-40.........................L West Tennessee...................... 37-35.......................W UT-Chattanooga.................... 34-32.......................W Murray State............................ 28-29.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 37-32.......................W Sewanee................................... 31-19.......................W Murray State . ......................... 26-37.........................L West Tennessee...................... 44-40.......................W Union......................................... 46-23.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 38-34.......................W Union......................................... 47-32.......................W Alabama Teachers................. 37-30.......................W Western Kentucky................. 36-42.........................L UT-Chattanooga.................... 41-39.......................W 1939-40 Won 9, Lost 7 YMHA Peps.............................. 37-30.......................W Tennessee................................. 23-37.........................L Western Kentucky................. 29-41.........................L UT-Chattanooga.................... 40-22.......................W Sewanee................................... 41-30.......................W Union......................................... 30-33.........................L Memphis Teachers................ 27-38.........................L State Teachers......................... 39-31.......................W Memphis Teachers................ 44-35.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 43-47.........................L Union......................................... 52-39.......................W Murray State . ........................ 37-35.......................W Western Kentucky................. 28-38.........................L Murray State............................ 21-57.........................L Sewanee................................... 43-38.......................W UT-Chattanooga.................... 56-39.......................W 1940-41 Won 7, Lost 9 Tennessee................................. 27-46.........................L Jacksonville State.................. 37-29.......................W Western Kentucky................. 16-42.........................L David Lipscomb..................... 49-32.......................W Murray State............................ 29-30.........................L Sewanee................................... 49-27.......................W Memphis Teachers................ 41-42.........................L Murray State............................ 26-66.........................L Tennessee Wesleyan............. 42-40.......................W Delta State............................... 37-41.........................L Western Kentucky................. 31-51.........................L Memphis Teachers................ 32-29.......................W Delta State............................... 37-41.........................L UT-Chattanooga.................... 43-24.......................W Sewanee................................... 42-23.......................W UT-Chattanooga.................... 32-35.........................L 1941-42 Won 9, Lost 7 Dixie Aces................................. 42-38.......................W Tennessee................................. 23-42.........................L Jacksonville State.................. 42-21.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 19-31.........................L Sewanee................................... 36-20.......................W Western Kentucky................. 31-32.........................L Murray State . ......................... 32-35.........................L Union......................................... 42-39.......................W West Tennessee . ................... 29-32.........................L Western Kentucky................. 43-34.......................W UT-Chattanooga.................... 31-29.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 39-40.........................L West Tennessee...................... 41-28.......................W Murray State............................ 23-61.........................L Union......................................... 46-35.......................W UT-Chattanooga.................... 46-23.......................W 1942-43 Won 10, Lost 9 Western Carolina................... 34-37.........................L Tennessee................................. 25-44.........................L Murray State............................ 33-43.........................L Murray State............................ 37-60.........................L Western Kentucky................. 24-60.........................L David Lipscomb..................... 49-34.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 32-22.......................W David Lipscomb..................... 47-29.......................W Murray State............................ 33-43.........................L Murray State............................ 37-60.........................L UT-Chattanooga.................... 58-36.......................W Dixie Aces................................. 31-29.......................W Union (Ky.) College................ 50-46.......................W Lincoln Memorial................... 44-51.........................L Carson-Newman.................... 41-45.........................L Dixie Aces................................. 51-35.......................W

Camp Forrest........................... 62-17.......................W Northern Field........................ 59-39.......................W Lincoln Memorial................... 59-41.......................W 1943-44 Won 3, Lost 13 Crossville M. Guards............. 39-38..................... W Camp Forrest........................... 40-44....................... L Smyrna Bombers................... 35-53....................... L David Lipscomb..................... 40-55....................... L Crossville M. Guards............. 43-55....................... L Camp Forrest........................... 48-47..................... W Nashville Ath. Ctr................... 26-58....................... L Smyrna Bombers................... 37-42....................... L Murray State............................ 40-53....................... L NAAC.......................................... 41-52....................... L David Lipscomb..................... 50-46..................... W Vanderbilt................................. 47-48....................... L Smyrna Bombers................... 45-52....................... L Vanderbilt................................. 32-56....................... L Murray State............................ 29-56....................... L Western Kentucky................. 25-60....................... L 1944-45 Won 6, Lost 5 U.S. Royals................................ 72-31..................... W Tennessee................................. 28-45....................... L Western Kentucky................. 31-31....................... T Vanderbilt................................. 70-44..................... W Berry Field Engineers........... 52-27..................... W Vanderbilt................................. 54-40..................... W Western Kentucky................. 41-49....................... L Smyrna AAF............................. 41-61....................... L Berry Field Engineers........... 40-42....................... L David Lipscomb..................... 40-14..................... W David Lipscomb..................... 60-44..................... W Smyrna AAF............................. 48-56....................... L #Includes one tie 1945-46 Won 6, Lost 8 Carthage Burleys................... 43-26..................... W Tennessee................................. 26-52....................... L Alpine Independents........... 37-23..................... W Oak Ridge Card....................... 32-71....................... L Western Kentucky................. 31-60....................... L Tennessee Eastman.............. 36-46....................... L UT-Chattanooga.................... 41-45....................... L Naval Sep. Ctr.......................... 52-60....................... L David Lipscomb..................... 43-36..................... W Western Kentucky................. 27-60....................... L UT-Chattanooga.................... 49-38..................... W Tennessee Eastman.............. 47-38..................... W Oak Ridge Card....................... 29-61....................... L David Lipscomb..................... 55-25..................... W 1946-47 Won 20, Lost 4 Lindsey-Wilson....................... 50-46..................... W Tennessee................................. 22-55....................... L Western Carolina................... 62-45..................... W Union (Ky.) College................ 31-40....................... L Lindsey-Wilson....................... 59-48..................... W Spring Hill................................. 68-43..................... W Cumberland............................ 64-44..................... W David Lipscomb..................... 51-29..................... W Centre College........................ 61-29..................... W Middle Tennessee.................. 58-34..................... W Sewanee................................... 59-49..................... W Murray State . ......................... 58-47..................... W Centre College........................ 72-59..................... W Carson-Newman.................... 56-38..................... W Union (Ky.) College................ 50-59....................... L David Lipscomb..................... 59-36..................... W Cumberland............................ 61-34..................... W UT-Chattanooga.................... 54-49..................... W Middle Tennessee.................. 52-40..................... W Murray State............................ 42-48....................... L Sewanee................................... 64-49..................... W *Lambuth................................. 55-44..................... W *David Lipscomb................... 62-43..................... W *Austin Peay............................ 86-48..................... W *TIAC Tournament 1947-48 Won 18, Lost 7 Cumberland............................ 43-23..................... W David Lipscomb..................... 55-50..................... W Tennessee................................. 33-57....................... L David Lipscomb..................... 50-43..................... W Cumberland............................ 61-49..................... W Murray State............................ 46-76....................... L Union......................................... 62-70....................... L Memphis State....................... 43-32..................... W Middle Tennessee.................. 47-38..................... W Austin Peay.............................. 52-47..................... W Sewanee................................... 64-44..................... W Union......................................... 60-31..................... W

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Sectional 1948-49 Won 10, Lost 10 David Lipscomb..................... 43-50....................... L Cumberland............................ 58-33..................... W Tennessee................................. 45-58....................... L Murray State............................ 55-58....................... L Lincoln Memorial................... 47-43..................... W Union......................................... 41-38..................... W Memphis State....................... 57-67....................... L Middle Tennessee.................. 75-54..................... W Austin Peay.............................. 40-35..................... W Cumberland............................ 62-48..................... W David Lipscomb..................... 45-50....................... L UT-Chattanooga.................... 58-73....................... L Middle Tennessee.................. 46-69....................... L UT-Chattanooga.................... 59-34..................... W Lawrence Tech........................ 66-57..................... W Memphis State....................... 63-51..................... W Austin Peay.............................. 59-64....................... L Murray State............................ 53-67....................... L Union......................................... 59-49..................... W *Western Kentucky............... 42-73....................... L *OVC Tournament 1949-50 Won 9, Lost 12 David Lipscomb..................... 61-49..................... W Tennessee................................. 62-69....................... L Murray State............................ 71-96....................... L Evansville . ............................... 56-76....................... L Morehead State...................... 57-59....................... L Middle Tennessee.................. 56-45..................... W Austin Peay.............................. 57-61....................... L Union......................................... 50-40..................... W Murray State............................ 57-59....................... L Memphis State....................... 66-49..................... W Morehead State...................... 59-80....................... L Marshall.................................... 43-88....................... L UT-Chattanooga.................... 68-64..................... W Memphis State....................... 39-56....................... L Union......................................... 63-61..................... W Austin Peay.............................. 53-56....................... L Marshall.................................... 74-70..................... W Middle Tennessee.................. 53-55....................... L UT-Chattanooga.................... 48-44..................... W David Lipscomb..................... 49-41..................... W *Western Kentucky............... 60-79....................... L *OVC Tournament 1950-51 Won 12, Lost 9 Florence State......................... 56-57....................... L Memphis State....................... 53-59....................... L Murray State............................ 53-74....................... L Georgia Teachers................... 71-79....................... L Georgetown (Ky.) . ................ 89-73..................... W @Morehead State.................. 90-88..................... W Middle Tennessee.................. 51-37..................... W David Lipscomb..................... 64-44..................... W Eastern Kentucky................... 46-67....................... L Murray State............................ 56-68....................... L Florence State......................... 63-54..................... W Middle Tennessee.................. 59-35..................... W Morehead State...................... 58-62....................... L Marshall.................................... 61-72....................... L Evansville.................................. 55-60....................... L David Lipscomb..................... 57-48..................... W UT-Chattanooga.................... 57-43..................... W Austin Peay.............................. 54-53..................... W UT-Chattanooga.................... 57-53..................... W Austin Peay.............................. 62-61..................... W Memphis State....................... 57-40..................... W @Game ran approximately 60 minutes because of clock malfunction 1951-52 Won 9, Lost 13 Western Kentucky................. 62-89....................... L Murray State . ......................... 48-51....................... L David Lipscomb..................... 55-37..................... W Georgetown (Ky.)................... 47-50....................... L Austin Peay.............................. 77-49..................... W

David Lipscomb..................... 64-55..................... W David Lipscomb..................... 42-36..................... W Eastern Kentucky................... 60-86....................... L Morehead State .................... 63-47..................... W Western Kentucky................. 55-64....................... L Middle Tennessee.................. 56-57....................... L Evansville.................................. 61-49..................... W Marshall.................................... 56-59....................... L Morehead State...................... 66-78....................... L Marshall.................................... 56-59....................... L Austin Peay.............................. 51-55....................... L Eastern Kentucky................... 52-63....................... L Middle Tennessee.................. 66-54..................... W Murray State............................ 67-85....................... L Evansville.................................. 61-80....................... L Austin Peay.............................. 78-72..................... W David Lipscomb..................... 74-59..................... W 1952-53 Won 14, Lost 11 David Lipscomb..................... 71-63..................... W Murray State............................ 82-92....................... L Eastern Kentucky................... 69-93....................... L Georgetown (Ky.)................... 77-60..................... W Maryville College................... 88-65..................... W Tusculum.................................. 99-78..................... W East Tennessee........................ 71-82....................... L Memphis State....................... 55-40..................... W Western Kentucky................. 61-99....................... L Morehead State...................... 93-89..................... W East Tennessee........................ 59-55..................... W Austin Peay.............................. 77-70..................... W Memphis State....................... 83-96....................... L Middle Tennessee.................. 85-62..................... W Morehead State...................... 89-101.................... L Eastern Kentucky................... 67-89....................... L Tampa........................................ 106-67.................. W David Lipscomb..................... 79-69..................... W Murray State............................ 69-79....................... L Austin Peay.............................. 97-80..................... W Middle Tennessee.................. 77-67..................... W Western Kentucky................. 61-74....................... L Morehead State...................... 61-70....................... L Austin Peay.............................. 85-71..................... W East Tennessee........................ 62-64....................... L 1953-54 Won 12, Lost 10 David Lipscomb..................... 68-66..................... W Maryville College................... 100-52.................. W Eastern Kentucky................... 82-112.................... L Clemson.................................... 97-80..................... W Evansville.................................. 78-97....................... L East Tennessee........................ 50-73....................... L Austin Peay.............................. 84-73..................... W Memphis State....................... 94-73..................... W Murray State............................ 77-93....................... L East Tennessee........................ 65-78....................... L Western Kentucky................. 51-62....................... L Middle Tennessee.................. 92-81..................... W Morehead State...................... 79-96....................... L David Lipscomb..................... 71-64..................... W Eastern Kentucky................... 61-90....................... L

Austin Peay.............................. 67-64..................... W Murray State............................ 79-69..................... W Memphis State....................... 58-81....................... L Morehead State...................... 84-71..................... W Middle Tennessee.................. 78-71..................... W Evansville.................................. 75-70..................... W Western Kentucky................. 63-108.................... L 1954-55 Won 9, Lost 11 Murray State............................ 59-87....................... L Eastern Kentucky................... 85-80..................... W David Lipscomb..................... 71-56..................... W East Tennessee........................ 70-89....................... L David Lipscomb..................... 71-67..................... W Clemson.................................... 84-71..................... W Morehead State...................... 73-103.................... L Eastern Kentucky................... 68-84....................... L East Tennessee........................ 91-79..................... W Austin Peay.............................. 54-58....................... L Memphis State....................... 73-96....................... L Western Kentucky................. 73-81....................... L David Lipscomb..................... 71-67..................... W Clemson.................................... 84-71..................... W Morehead State...................... 73-103................... L Eastern Kentucky................... 68-84...................... L East Tennessee........................ 91-79.....................W Austin Peay.............................. 54-58...................... L Memphis State....................... 73-96...................... L Western Kentucky................. 73-81...................... L Morehead State...................... 86-75.....................W Middle Tennessee.................. 70-68.....................W Murray State............................ 78-79...................... L Western Kentucky................. 68-80...................... L Middle Tennessee.................. 77-78...................... L Austin Peay.............................. 92-78.....................W Memphis State....................... 45-85...................... L ^Overtime 1955-56 Won 14, Lost 7 Austin Peay.............................. 89-71.....................W Murray State............................ 82-95...................... L Hardin-Simmons.................... 79-69.....................W Morehead State...................... 65-83...................... L Austin Peay ............................. 73-72.....................W Eastern Kentucky................... 71-67.....................W David Lipscomb..................... 69-76...................... L Morehead State...................... 101-80..................W Middle Tennessee.................. 71-65.....................W Siena........................................... 88-71.....................W East Tennessee........................ 84-79.....................W Western Kentucky................. 101-79..................W Eastern Kentucky................... 82-77.....................W Middle Tennessee.................. 73-68.....................W Memphis State....................... 77-96...................... L David Lipscomb..................... 85-75.....................W Murray State............................ 81-76.....................W Memphis State....................... 90-81.....................W East Tennessee........................ 61-76...................... L Western Kentucky................. 75-86...................... L #Western Kentucky............... 80-84...................... L #OVC Playoff

1956-57 Won 9, Lost 11 David Lipscomb..................... 94-70.....................W West Texas State..................... 83-76.....................W Belmont.................................... 97-79.....................W ^^Morehead State................ 82-85...................... L Texas Western......................... 69-62.....................W Eastern Kentucky................... 73-75...................... L Murray State............................ 67-78...................... L ^^Middle Tennessee............ 80-85...................... L Western Kentucky................. 74-88...................... L Memphis State....................... 74-101................... L Memphis State....................... 73-89...................... L Kentucky Wesleyan............... 102-94..................W Middle Tennessee.................. 77-84...................... L Kentucky Wesleyan............... 93-85.....................W Morehead State...................... 77-98...................... L Eastern Kentucky................... 97-115................... L Belmont ................................... 108-70..................W David Lipscomb..................... 72-71.....................W Murray State............................ 96-90.....................W Western Kentucky................. 85-96...................... L ^Overtime 1957-58 Won 17, Lost 9 Florida State............................ 71-74...................... L Kentucky Wesleyan............... 92-81.....................W David Lipscomb..................... 106-78..................W Toledo........................................ 64-67...................... L Kentucky Wesleyan............... 84-85...................... L Hardin-Simmons.................... 95-67.....................W. Southern Mississippi............ 48-65...................... L Hardin-Simmons.................... 77-64.....................W The Citadel............................... 69-60.....................W Fresno State............................. 79-76.....................W ^Eastern Kentucky................ 53-52.....................W Morehead State...................... 69-79...................... L Middle Tennessee.................. 76-65.....................W ^Western Kentucky.............. 84-75.....................W East Tennessee........................ 67-59.....................W Memphis State....................... 63-64...................... L Murray State............................ 65-59.....................W Memphis State....................... 59-76...................... L Eastern Kentucky................... 64-62.....................W Western Kentucky................. 85-73.....................W Middle Tennessee.................. 73-69.....................W David Lipscomb..................... 102-59..................W East Tennessee........................ 98-62.....................W Murray State............................ 55-66...................... L ^Morehead State................... 66-63.....................W *Notre Dame........................... 61-94...................... L ^Overtime *NCAA Regional 1958-59 Won 16, Lost 9 Union ........................................ 107-69..................W Abilene Christian................... 85-64.....................W Morehead State...................... 78-70.....................W Texas Western......................... 65-60.....................W David Lipscomb..................... 102-79..................W Southern Mississippi............ 91-72.....................W Louisiana Tech........................ 91-72.....................W

1955-56 OVC Champions

From left, Marvin Reed, Kenny Sidwell, Carl Hensley, Don Sexton, Henry McCarley, Bill Klein, Herbie Merritt, Bruce Harris, Bill Huffstettler, Bobby Wall, Tom Thurman, Charles Boan, Noble Patton.

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Game-By-Game Results Murray State............................ 62-67.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 91-73.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 77-83.........................L UT-Chattanooga.................... 90-63.......................W Hardin-Simmons.................... 81-78.......................W Centenary................................. 86-74.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 103-93....................W Morehead State...................... 61-70.........................L East Tennessee........................ 88-69.......................W Pan American.......................... 98-55.......................W Murray State............................ 83-76.......................W Western Kentucky................. 72-85.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 86-68.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 108-77....................W Eastern Kentucky................... 77-97.........................L Morehead State...................... 96-73.......................W *OVC Holiday Tournament

1957-58 OVC Champions

From left, Allen Herron, Kenny Sidwell, Charles Boardman, Don Sexton, Warren Gilley, Ralph Shearer, Hearon Puckett, Jim Hagan, Herbie Merritt, Larry McDonald, Ernest Burke, Dale Phelps, Denny Vaughn, Jerry Keller.

St. Mary’s (Calif.)..................... 69-67.....................W Evansville . ............................... 73-100................... L Western Kentucky................. 81-73.....................W Centenary................................. 64-87...................... L Murray State............................ 71-74...................... L Murray State............................ 61-69...................... L Middle Tennessee.................. 98-75.....................W Memphis State....................... 82-79.....................W Eastern Kentucky................... 75-81...................... L East Tennessee........................ 78-80...................... L East Tennessee........................ 92-81.....................W Eastern Kentucky................... 69-72...................... L Western Kentucky................. 83-74.....................W Middle Tennessee.................. 75-87...................... L Memphis State....................... 60-63...................... L Morehead State...................... 90-66.....................W UT-Chattanooga.................... 97-81.....................W Murray State............................ 90-70.....................W 1959-60 Won 13, Lost 9 UT-Chattanooga.................... 98-58.....................W Northwestern Louisiana...... 84-82.....................W Morehead State...................... 94-67.....................W Virginia Tech............................ 74-78...................... L Mississippi................................ 36-37...................... L Wittenberg............................... 44-56...................... L Fresno State............................. 70-62.....................W UT-Chattanooga.................... 89-58.....................W Murray State............................ 86-63.....................W Western Kentucky................. 67-71...................... L Eastern Kentucky................... 67-76...................... L Memphis State....................... 65-84...................... L East Tennessee........................ 99-89.....................W Middle Tennessee.................. 76-69.....................W East Tennessee........................ 90-71.....................W Memphis State....................... 69-67.....................W Eastern Kentucky................... 80-73.....................W Middle Tennessee.................. 70-64.....................W Kentucky Wesleyan............... 82-80.....................W Western Kentucky................. 81-85...................... L Murray State . ......................... 67-73...................... L Kentucky Wesleyan............... 81-97...................... L 1960-61 Won 6, Lost 13 David Lipscomb..................... 68-52.....................W UT-Chattanooga.................... 99-51.....................W Abilene Christian................... 76-80...................... L Nicholls State.......................... 48-45.....................W Morehead State...................... 84-85...................... L Morehead State...................... 74-84...................... L Murray State............................ 59-79...................... L Western Kentucky................. 78-82...................... L Morehead State...................... 64-69...................... L Western Kentucky................. 75-88...................... L East Tennessee........................ 79-94...................... L ^Eastern Kentucky................ 86-84.....................W Memphis State....................... 70-83...................... L Eastern Kentucky................... 68-94...................... L East Tennessee........................ 89-72.....................W Middle Tennessee.................. 78-88...................... L

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Memphis State....................... 73-82...................... L Middle Tennessee.................. 68-75...................... L Murray State............................ 92-89.....................W ^Overtime 1961-62 Won 16, Lost 6 Stetson...................................... 100-73..................W San Fernando.......................... 82-68.....................W UT-Chattanooga.................... 81-75.....................W Morehead State...................... 63-71...................... L Jacksonville.............................. 85-68.....................W Cal-Santa Barbara.................. 62-54.....................W Richmond................................. 94-82.....................W Los Angeles State.................. 85-75.....................W Southern Mississippi............ 86-68.....................W Murray State............................ 102-86..................W Western Kentucky................. 61-93...................... L Morehead State...................... 69-89...................... L ^East Tennessee..................... 69-71...................... L Richmond................................. 83-70.....................W Middle Tennessee.................. 61-58.....................W Western Kentucky................. 79-72.....................W Eastern Kentucky................... 72-84...................... L East Tennessee........................ 103-63..................W Eastern Kentucky................... 67-58.....................W ^Middle Tennessee............... 64-63.....................W ^Murray State......................... 68-66.....................W Cenetenary.............................. 87-97...................... L ^Overtime 1962-63 Won 16, Lost 8 UT-Chattanooga.................... 71-81...................... L Southwestern Louisiana..... 73-63.....................W Pan American.......................... 70-65.....................W Tampa........................................ 90-79.....................W Jacksonville.............................. 67-74.................... L Stetson...................................... 75-77...................... L Mississippi................................ 81-71.....................W The Citadel............................... 75-73.....................W Centenary................................. 94-86.....................W Hawaii........................................ 69-58.....................W Murray State............................ 78-67.....................W Western Kentucky................. 76-60.....................W Morehead State...................... 76-74.....................W Middle Tennessee.................. 81-61.....................W East Tennessee........................ 75-63.....................W Eastern Kentucky................... 82-87...................... L East Tennessee........................ 69-73...................... L Western Kentucky................. 83-107................... L Morehead State...................... 68-64.....................W Eastern Kentucky................... 64-73...................... L Middle Tennessee.................. 61-60.....................W Murray State *......................... 84-61.....................W #Loyola (Chicago).................. 42-111 .................. L *OVC Playoff #NCAA Regional 1963-64 Won 11, Lost 11 UT-Chattanooga.................... 81-69.....................W West Texas State..................... 89-88.....................W

Texas Western......................... 62-101................... L Texas Western ........................ 48-64...................... L Pan American.......................... 65-73...................... L Belmont.................................... 84-77.....................W Morehead State...................... 87-94...................... L Murray State............................ 70-67.....................W Western Kentucky................. 89-83.....................W Centenary................................. 80-98...................... L Austin Peay.............................. 57-77...................... L East Tennessee........................ 88-62.....................W ^Middle Tennessee............... 61-57.....................W Eastern Kentucky................... 63-86...................... L Austin Peay.............................. 45-47...................... L ^Western Kentucky.............. 92-83.....................W Tampa . ..................................... 98-73.....................W Morehead State...................... 105-98..................W Eastern Kentucky................... 72-88...................... L East Tennessee........................ 80-84...................... L Middle Tennessee.................. 81-76.....................W Murray State............................ 82-88...................... L ^Overtime 1964-65 Won 14, Lost 11 UT-Chattanooga.................... 84-70.....................W Belmont.................................... 67-59.....................W Southern Illinois..................... 53-72...................... L St. Mary’s (Calif.)..................... 73-74...................... L Georgia Southern.................. 123-111................W *East Tennessee...................... 77-59.....................W *Murray State.......................... 75-79...................... L Jacksonville.............................. 61-72...................... L Centenary................................. 127-90..................W East Tennessee........................ 83-70.....................W Western Kentucky................. 78-87...................... L Murray State............................ 93-91.....................W Austin Peay.............................. 85-83.....................W Pan American.......................... 76-68.....................W Southern Illinois . .................. 83-84...................... L Morehead State...................... 90-77.....................W Eastern Kentucky................... 90-108................... L Murray State............................ 79-92.........................L Western Kentucky................. 83-92.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 99-73.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 109-100..................W Morehead State...................... 74-90.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 81-99.........................L East Tennessee........................ 90-75.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 87-79.......................W *OVC Holiday Tournament 1965-66 Won 17, Lost 8 UT-Chattanooga.................... 103-58....................W Hardin-Simmons.................... 75-92.........................L San Fernando.......................... 100-86....................W Canisius . .................................. 79-77.......................W Central Missouri..................... 87-83.......................W East Tennessee........................ 90-78.......................W *Western Kentucky............... 63-78.........................L East Tennessee........................ 95-88.......................W Western Kentucky................. 92-120......................L

1966-67 Won 12, Lost 11 Chattanooga........................... 96-56.......................W Arkansas State........................ 88-78.......................W Lincoln Memorial................... 92-74.......................W Texas Wesleyan....................... 100-62....................W *Morehead State.................... 74-73.........................L Houston.................................... 95-69.........................L Pan American.......................... 82-58.........................L Western Kentucky................. 91-80.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 82-71.......................W Murray State............................ 72-70.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 87-83.........................L East Tennessee........................ 80-73.......................W Chattanooga........................... 82-72.......................W Centenary................................. 96-82.......................W Morehead State...................... 83-79.......................W East Tennessee........................ 82-77.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 90-74.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 83-72.........................L Western Kentucky................. 80-71.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 83-79.........................L Murray State............................ 89-86.......................W Morehead State...................... 103-96......................L Eastern Kentucky................... 111-91....................W *OVC Holiday Tournament 1967-68 Won 10, Lost 16 *Morehead State.................... 71-63.......................W *East Tennessee...................... 64-62.......................W *Murray State.......................... 67-60.......................W Howard Payne........................ 69-80.........................L Union......................................... 67-74.........................L Arkansas State........................ 73-70.......................W Toledo........................................ 67-99.........................L DePaul....................................... 68-88.........................L New Mexico State.................. 76-95.........................L Western Kentucky................. 72-78.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 62-76.........................L Murray State............................ 91-92.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 68-72.........................L Belmont.................................... 106-71....................W Pan American.......................... 71-75.........................L Morehead State...................... 81-74.......................W Chattanooga........................... 96-91.......................W East Tennessee........................ 63-62.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 64-67.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 67-65.......................W Western Kentucky................. 74-75.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 61-73.........................L Murray State............................ 67-81.........................L Morehead State...................... 72-83.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 77-76.......................W East Tennessee........................ 62-85.........................L *OVC Tournament 1968-69 Won 13, Lost 11 Texas-Arlington...................... 83-74.......................W Belmont.................................... 72-59.......................W UT Martin.................................. 100-69....................W Samford.................................... 85-58.......................W West Georgia........................... 67-53.......................W New Mexico State.................. 67-80.........................L ^^Massachusetts.................. 80-79.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 67-58.......................W Murray State............................ 75-95.........................L Western Kentucky................. 86-80.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 79-74.......................W Morehead State...................... 84-93.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 71-87.........................L New Mexico State.................. 65-81.........................L Pan American.......................... 92-71.......................W East Tennessee........................ 59-84.........................L UT-Chattanooga.................... 75-64.......................W East Tennessee........................ 66-87.........................L Murray State............................ 59-62.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 74-70.......................W Western Kentucky................. 54-90.........................L

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Game-By-Game Results 1975-76 Won 14, Lost 10 Baptist College....................... 107-73....................W Milligan..................................... 114-99....................W Arkansas State........................ 74-75.........................L Cleveland State...................... 77-74.......................W Eastern Michigan................... 82-79.......................W Stetson...................................... 74-86.........................L Valdosta State......................... 88-70.......................W Arkansas State........................ 86-75.......................W East Tennessee........................ 74-69.......................W Western Carolina................... 109-95....................W Middle Tennessee.................. 74-76.........................L Western Kentucky................. 69-88.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 83-81.......................W Murray State............................ 91-85.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 87-92.........................L Morehead State...................... 81-84.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 92-87.......................W East Tennessee........................ 119-97....................W Western Kentucky................. 97-105......................L Middle Tennessee.................. 96-89.......................W Murray State............................ 72-75.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 69-98.........................L Morehead State...................... 84-77.......................W *Middle Tennessee................ 72-84.........................L *OVC Tournament

1962-63 OVC Champions

Back row, from left, Tommy Bryant, John Hays, Ralph Underhill, Roy Davenport, Charles Wood, Frank Cardwell, Robert Nunnery, John Adams, Roy Wright, Tom Rychener, Bobby Young, Cleve Nichols, Donald Dickerson, Eddie Mason. Front row, from left, head coach John Oldham, coach Charles Pangle, manager Carl Baker, manager Larry Banks, statistician Ron Klein.

Austin Peay ............................. 74-91.........................L Morehead State...................... 64-84.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 92-87.......................W ^Overtime(s) 1969-70 Won 10, Lost 15 West Georgia........................... 112-68....................W Belmont.................................... 83-63.......................W Virginia Commonwealth..... 88-81.......................W Trinity......................................... 88-92.........................L Texas Arlington...................... 98-92.......................W Western Michigan................. 76-88.........................L Toledo........................................ 67-75.........................L Western Kentucky................. 70-99.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 57-51.......................W Murray State............................ 78-87.........................L Austin Peay ............................. 90-88.......................W Morehead State...................... 75-81.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 94-93.......................W Iowa............................................ 68-96.........................L ^Pan American....................... 82-83.........................L East Tennessee........................ 62-88.........................L UT-Chattanooga.................... 83-67.......................W East Tennessee........................ 81-77.......................W Murray State............................ 70-76.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 72-90.........................L Western Kentucky................. 64-100......................L ^Austin Peay........................... 90-98.........................L UT-Chattanooga.................... 84-82.......................W Morehead State...................... 79-83.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 80-104......................L ^Overtime 1970-71 Won 7, Lost 17 UNC-Charlotte........................ 49-62.........................L Arkansas State........................ 72-81.........................L UT-Chattanooga.................... 66-90.........................L Trinity......................................... 101-86....................W St. Bonaventure...................... 58-82.........................L St. Francis.................................. 69-89.........................L Arkansas State........................ 85-69.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 74-58.......................W Western Kentucky................. 82-95.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 81-79.......................W Murray State............................ 63-64.........................L Morehead State...................... 75-69.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 67-79.........................L Pan American.......................... 79-86.........................L Pan American.......................... 80-74.......................W East Tennessee........................ 71-78.........................L UT-Chattanooga.................... 75-76.........................L East Tennessee........................ 66-69.........................L Western Kentucky................. 57-67.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 60-69.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 102-91....................W Murray State............................ 69-72.........................L Morehead State...................... 79-85.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 91-95.........................L

1971-72 Won 14, Lost 11 UT-Chattanooga.................... 89-86.......................W Jacksonville.............................. 72-86.........................L Stetson...................................... 67-66.......................W Stetson...................................... 97-74.......................W Ball State................................... 75-73.......................W UNC-Charlotte........................ 80-86.........................L Pan American.......................... 85-92.........................L Birmingham Southern......... 98-81.......................W Western Kentucky................. 75-72.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 55-66.........................L Murray State............................ 59-57.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 94-77.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 93-104......................L Morehead State...................... 90-101......................L St. Francis.................................. 88-91.........................L East Tennessee........................ 73-66.......................W Corpus Christi......................... 83-77.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 59-58.......................W Western Kentucky................. 81-71.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 74-73.......................W Murray State............................ 66-68.........................L ^UT-Chattanooga................. 93-85.......................W Morehead State...................... 96-98.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 78-95.........................L East Tennessee........................ 75-83.........................L ^Overtime 1972-73 Won 14, Lost 11 UT-Chattanooga.................... 80-87.........................L Stetson...................................... 103-88....................W Western Michigan................. 87-68.......................W Bradley...................................... 83-100......................L Ball State................................... 73-68.......................W Southern Illinois..................... 57-88.........................L Belmont.................................... 81-65.......................W Pan American.......................... 73-71.......................W ^Corpus Christi...................... 84-85.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 75-70.......................W ^Western Kentucky.............. 96-90.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 93-105......................L Murray State............................ 72-73.........................L Morehead State...................... 76-78.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 66-77.........................L ^UNC-Charlotte..................... 74-68.......................W East Tennessee........................ 75-65.......................W Western Kentucky................. 67-75.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 67-78.........................L Murray State............................ 81-79.......................W Austin Peay ............................. 70-73.........................L UT-Chattanooga.................... 111-87....................W Eastern Kentucky................... 104-76....................W Morehead State...................... 85-79.......................W East Tennessee........................ 79-62.......................W ^Overtime

1973-74 Won 7, Lost 18 UT-Chattanooga.................... 90-93.........................L Northeast Louisiana............. 53-75.........................L Stetson...................................... 56-72.........................L South Florida........................... 84-88.........................L Southern Illinois..................... 72-74.........................L Cleveland State...................... 71-76.........................L Georgia State.......................... 64-59.......................W Western Carolina................... 71-70.......................W UT-Chattanooga.................... 97-121......................L William Penn........................... 78-53.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 81-93.........................L Western Kentucky................. 60-59.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 73-94.........................L Murray State............................ 64-70.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 80-75.......................W Morehead State...................... 64-69.........................L East Tennessee........................ 55-56.........................L UNC-Charlotte........................ 65-81.........................L Western Kentucky................. 77-78.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 67-69.........................L Murray State............................ 75-78.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 71-96.........................L Morehead State...................... 90-91.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 62-56.......................W East Tennessee........................ 81-72.......................W 1974-75 Won 13, Lost 12 Indiana...................................... 60-113......................L Mercer....................................... 81-76.......................W David Lipscomb..................... 104-68....................W Milligan..................................... 88-80.......................W ^Western Carolina................. 96-90.......................W #Valdosta State....................... 77-82.........................L #Wittenberg............................ 72-62.......................W Mercer....................................... 100-88....................W South Florida........................... 63-65.........................L Western Kentucky................. 80-84.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 65-67.........................L Murray State............................ 74-68.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 71-69.......................W Morehead State...................... 78-91.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 86-71.......................W East Tennessee........................ 85-84.......................W Stetson...................................... 66-74.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 83-102......................L Western Kentucky................. 69-75.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 79-94.........................L Murray State............................ 106-93 ...................W Eastern Kentucky................... 90-85.......................W Morehead State...................... 85-77.......................W East Tennessee........................ 78-80.........................L *Austin Peay............................ 69-78.........................L #All-American Tournament *OVC Tournament ^Overtime

1976-77 Won 7, Lost 19 St. Kilda (Exhibition)............. 95-88.......................W Stetson...................................... 91-89.......................W Mercer....................................... 79-77.......................W Clemson.................................... 78-133......................L Valdosta State......................... 80-89.........................L Livingston................................ 64-66.........................L Vanderbilt................................. 71-106......................L Gannon..................................... 74-64.......................W New Orleans............................ 75-84.........................L Milligan..................................... 103-85....................W Armstrong State..................... 71-69.......................W Western Kentucky................. 88-81.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 68-73.........................L Murray State............................ 65-73.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 71-89.........................L Morehead State...................... 80-101......................L Eastern Kentucky................... 65-85.........................L East Tennessee........................ 66-68.........................L Cleveland State...................... 94-80.......................W ^Middle Tennessee............... 91-97.........................L Western Kentucky................. 86-101......................L Mercer....................................... 65-82.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 74-95.........................L Murray State............................ 77-79.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 66-78.........................L Morehead State...................... 78-90.........................L East Tennessee........................ 74-92.........................L ^Overtime 1977-78 Won 11, Lost 15 Vanderbilt................................. 72-71.......................W St. Leo........................................ 75-62.......................W Alabama.................................... 66-94.........................L Southern Tech......................... 103-77....................W Mercer....................................... 80-90.........................L UT-Chattanooga.................... 73-88.........................L Furman...................................... 78-95.........................L Appalachian State................. 69-96.........................L South Carolina........................ 51-68.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 58-57.......................W Murray State............................ 68-67.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 65-60.......................W Western Kentucky................. 75-86.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 62-73.........................L Morehead State...................... 66-57.......................W East Tennessee........................ 61-67.........................L Valparaiso................................. 81-73.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 62-71.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 62-73.........................L Morehead State...................... 66-57.......................W East Tennessee........................ 61-67.........................L Valparaiso................................. 81-73.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 62-71.........................L East Tennessee........................ 74-92.........................L 1977-78 Won 11, Lost 15 Vanderbilt................................. 72-71.......................W St. Leo........................................ 75-62.......................W Alabama.................................... 66-94.........................L Southern Tech......................... 103-77....................W Mercer....................................... 80-90.........................L UT-Chattanooga.................... 73-88.........................L Furman...................................... 78-95.........................L Appalachian State................. 69-96.........................L South Carolina........................ 51-68.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 58-57.......................W

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Game-By-Game Results Murray State............................ 68-67.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 65-60.......................W Western Kentucky................. 75-86.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 62-73.........................L Morehead State...................... 66-57.......................W East Tennessee........................ 61-67.........................L Valparaiso................................. 81-73.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 62-71.........................L Murray State............................ 63-60.......................W UT-Chattanooga.................... 75-87.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 51-57.........................L Western Kentucky................. 69-81.........................L Mercer....................................... 74-77.........................L Morehead State...................... 73-71.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 64-78.........................L East Tennessee........................ 72-64.......................W

Eastern Kentucky................... 75-91.........................L ^Morehead State................... 85-84.......................W Akron......................................... 62-71.........................L Murray State............................ 48-50.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 67-69.........................L Murray State............................ 44-45.........................L Tennessee State..................... 59-67.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 50-53.........................L Western Kentucky................. 59-72.........................L Youngstown State................. 61-59.......................W Morehead State...................... 64-77.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 56-55.......................W ^Akron...................................... 71-77.........................L Youngstown State................. 59-69.........................L #Music City Invitational ^Overtime

1978-79 Won 11, Lost 15 #^New Orleans....................... 69-71.........................L #North Texas State................ 83-85.........................L UT-Chattanooga.................... 88-85.......................W Vanderbilt................................. 79-99.........................L Belmont.................................... 73-72.......................W Georgia Tech........................... 63-108......................L Eastern Michigan................... 78-66.......................W Fairleigh-Dickinson............... 61-66.........................L St. John’s (N.Y.)........................ 56-100......................L St. Francis.................................. 81-71.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 58-73.........................L East Tennessee........................ 67-74.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 83-73.......................W Western Kentucky................. 75-68.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 84-112......................L Morehead State...................... 77-76.......................W Evansville.................................. 73-90.........................L Murray State............................ 73-67.......................W UT-Chattanooga.................... 69-87.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 72-62.......................W Murray State............................ 81-69.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 76-72.......................W Western Kentucky................. 66-80.........................L Morehead State...................... 79-100......................L Eastern Kentucky................... 72-100......................L East Tennessee........................ 70-107......................L #New Orleans Classic ^Overtime

1981-82 Won 12, Lost 14 Carson Newman.................... 86-69.......................W Mississippi................................ 34-58.........................L Auburn...................................... 61-88.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 62-60.......................W ^Morehead State................... 71-73.........................L Indiana State........................... 74-92.........................L East Tennessee........................ 77-69.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 63-88.........................L #Evansville............................... 43-67.........................L #Eastern Illinois...................... 67-68.........................L Youngstown State................. 60-76.........................L Akron......................................... 75-69.......................W Clinch Valley............................ 84-61.......................W Western Kentucky................. 50-51.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 66-58.......................W Murray State............................ 50-55.........................L Florida Southern.................... 81-87.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 75-61.......................W Youngstown State................. 66-49.......................W Akron......................................... 76-62.......................W ^Western Kentucky.............. 70-64.......................W UNC-Asheville......................... 91-66.......................W ^^Austin Peay........................ 76-73.......................W Murray State............................ 58-60.........................L ^Eastern Kentucky................ 80-81.........................L Morehead State...................... 76-97.........................L #Evansville Holiday Invitational ^Overtime(s)

1979-80 Won 5, Lost 21 Georgia Southern.................. 64-57.......................W Mississippi................................ 67-87.........................L South Alabama....................... 68-97.........................L Francis Marion........................ 79-90.........................L Indiana State........................... 57-70.........................L Evansville.................................. 67-78.........................L ^^East Tennessee.................. 81-88.........................L #Tennessee Temple............... 77-95.........................L #West Georgia........................ 82-97.........................L St. Mary’s (Calif.)..................... 105-73....................W Austin Peay.............................. 83-71.......................W Murray State............................ 72-73.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 62-65.........................L Western Kentucky................. 72-97.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 79-89.........................L Morehead State...................... 67-83.........................L Akron......................................... 74-85.........................L McKendree............................... 75-73.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 78-96.........................L Murray State............................ 73-100......................L Tennessee State..................... 61-62.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 68-77.........................L Western Kentucky................. 56-75.........................L Morehead State...................... 75-85.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 84-98.........................L Akron......................................... 77-72.......................W #Choo Choo Classic ^Overtime(s)

1982-83 Won 16, Lost 12 Arkansas State........................ 55-53.......................W Auburn...................................... 65-74.........................L Tennessee-Martin.................. 102-89....................W Stetson...................................... 67-68.........................L Florida A & M........................... 90-79.......................W Florida Southern................... 93-70.......................W Akron......................................... 66-86.........................L Youngstown............................ 76-74.......................W

1980-81 Won 6, Lost 20 Indiana State........................... 62-52.......................W Mississippi................................ 56-59.........................L Auburn...................................... 62-77.........................L South Alabama....................... 48-67.........................L Georgia Southern.................. 80-78.......................W Clinch Valley............................ 82-68.......................W East Tennessee........................ 47-78.........................L #Vanderbilt.............................. 64-97.........................L #Penn State.............................. 47-69.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 64-67.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 62-86.........................L Western Kentucky................. 51-65.........................L

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East Tennessee........................ 71-75.........................L Tennessee State..................... 53-54.........................L Clinch Valley............................ 80-67.......................W Murray State............................ 88-92.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 82-67.......................W Marquette................................ 59-78.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 82-79.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 72-73.........................L Morehead State...................... 70-66.......................W Mercer....................................... 81-74.......................W Sewanee................................... 98-66.......................W Murray State............................ 78-73.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 68-71.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 66-65.......................W Mercer....................................... 77-78.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 70-57.......................W Morehead State...................... 65-81.........................L Akron......................................... 76-61.......................W Youngstown State................. 70-57.......................W *Morehead State.................... 53-54.........................L *OVC Tournament 1983-84 Won 18, Lost 10 Clinch Valley ........................... 81-68.......................W Georgia Southern.................. 67-85.........................L Indiana...................................... 66-81.........................L Montana................................... 61-68.........................L Centenary................................. 68-67.......................W S. Mississippi........................... 68-78.........................L UT-Chattanooga.................... 59-80.........................L Geneva College...................... 97-81.......................W Milligan College..................... 69-48.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 70-60.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 70-58.......................W Morehead State...................... 72-79.........................L Tennessee State..................... 73-69.......................W ^Akron...................................... 74-68.......................W Youngstown State................. 77-72.......................W ^^SW Louisiana..................... 91-93.........................L Murray State............................ 61-60.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 78-72.......................W Union College......................... 81-67.......................W Murray State............................ 72-75.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 75-70.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 61-44.......................W Morehead State...................... 70-62.......................W Akron......................................... 74-68.......................W Youngstown State................. 65-80.........................L Georgia Southern.................. 78-75.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 68-66.......................W *^Youngstown State............ 55-63.........................L *OVC Tournament ^Overtime(s)

1984-85 Won 19, Lost 9 Georgia College .................... 89-64.......................W ^Clemson................................. 68-67.......................W Georgia Tech........................... 78-96.........................L Belmont.................................... 88-67.......................W Missouri..................................... 66-86.........................L Cumberland............................ 78-65.......................W UT-Chattanooga.................... 64-59.......................W S. Mississippi........................... 72-67.......................W Mercer....................................... 76-81.........................L Milligan..................................... 99-62.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 70-64.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 58-57.......................W Morehead State .................... 76-64.......................W Akron......................................... 57-42.......................W Youngstown............................ 67-68.........................L SW Louisiana........................... 80-82.........................L Murray State............................ 73-82.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 92-76.......................W Central Florida........................ 70-55.......................W ^^Murray State...................... 53-51.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 87-65.......................W ^Eastern Kentucky................ 64-60.......................W Morehead State...................... 70-79.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 74-70.......................W Akron......................................... 74-52.......................W Youngstown............................ 64-54.......................W Middle Tennessee *............... 52-54.........................L %Tennessee............................. 62-65.........................L ^ overtime(s) *OVC Tournament %National Invitational Tournament 1985-86 Won 14, Lost 15 Cumberland............................ 87-65.......................W SW Louisiana........................... 71-66.......................W #Temple ................................... 63-69.........................L #Portland.................................. 68-54.......................W Central Florida........................ 77-62.......................W Bluefield.................................... 84-66.......................W S. Mississippi........................... 93-106......................L Mercer....................................... 66-55.......................W +Oregon State........................ 54-69.........................L +Kansas State......................... 61-89.........................L +Oregon................................... 60-91.........................L Tiffin........................................... 98-62.......................W ^Middle Tennessee............... 77-79.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 63-75.........................L Murray State............................ 78-53.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 64-73.........................L Morehead State...................... 67-57.......................W Akron......................................... 54-66.........................L Youngstown State................. 67-55.......................W SW Louisiana........................... 51-59.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 80-83.........................L

1984-85 OVC Champions

Back row, from left, Jon Miller, Stephen Kite, Ricky Cantrell, Bret Krutsinger, Ed deHaas, James Henry, Joe Jones, Lonnie Boone, Keith Turner, manager Danny Knight. Front row, from left, head coach Tom Deaton, assistant coach Steve Taylor, Bo Creech, Joe Mintz, Jimmy Elliott, Stacey Sturghill, Tim Vaughn, Carlton Clarington, trainer Keith Kennedy, associate coach Frank Harrell.

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St. John’s Thanksgiving Invitational +Rebel Roundup (UNLV) *OVC Tournament ^Overtime(s) 1988-89 Won 10, Lost 20 Tennessee................................. 86-118......................L Covenant College.................. 105-61....................W UM-Kansas City...................... 58-55.......................W California.................................. 57-88.........................L %Hawaii.................................... 58-98.........................L %Boston University.............. 62-84.........................L ^UT-Chattanooga................. 86-90.........................L Illinois......................................... 77-105......................L Chicago State.......................... 78-72.......................W Western Illinois....................... 66-72.........................L ^^UNC-Wilmington............. 93-95.........................L Freed-Hardeman................... 102-66....................W Western Illinois....................... 65-60.......................W Tenn. State (ESPN)................. 73-59.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 77-79.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 87-102......................L

2000-2001 OVC Champions

Front row, from left: Leigh Gayden, Cameron Crisp, Brent Jolly, Larrie Smith, Trey Ferguson, Brad Walker, Ricky Brown. Middle row, from left: Manager Randall Malone, Team Trainer Bryan Rogers, Assistant Coach Dave Lebo, Head Coach Jeff Lebo, Assistant Coach Tracy Garrick, Assistant Coach John Shulman, Administrative Assistant John Searby, Manager Ryan Parnell. Back row, from left: DeAntoine Beaslye, Damien Perkins, Damien Kinloch, Adonis Hart, Rusty Strange, Jason Harrell, Joey Westmoreland, Ahmad Richardson. Murray State............................ 67-76.........................L UNC-Wilmington................... 83-80.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 57-54.......................W Morehead State...................... 63-62.......................W Newberry College................. 110-75....................W Chicago State.......................... 52-60.........................L Miami......................................... 101-111....................L Morehead State...................... 81-93.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 76-78.........................L Murray State............................ 72-87.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 85-86.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 68-89.........................L Tennessee State..................... 84-86.........................L *Austin Peay............................ 84-85.........................L % Hawaii Rainbow Classic *OVC Tournament ^Overtime(s) 1989-90 Won 19, Lost 9 UW-Milwaukee....................... 85-71.......................W Southern Mississippi............ 78-95.........................L Vanderbilt................................. 89-76.......................W Sam Houston.......................... 92-79.......................W Kentucky................................... 75-111......................L %^Tulane................................. 91-93.........................L %Mississippi Valley............... 95-90.......................W UT-Chattanooga.................... 82-77.......................W Sam Houston.......................... 78-68.......................W Auburn...................................... 72-70.......................W Freed-Hardeman................... 102-63....................W Mississippi Valley................... 94-82.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 100-75....................W Tennessee State..................... 89-82.......................W Covenant.................................. 112-77....................W Austin Peay.............................. 83-81.......................W Murray State............................ 75-81.........................L Mississippi Valley................... 80-96.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 59-74.........................L Morehead State...................... 106-95....................W Middle Tennessee.................. 79-69.......................W Southwestern Louisiana..... 95-98.........................L Morehead State...................... 98-84.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 61-58.......................W Murray State............................ 63-71.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 77-69.......................W Tennessee State..................... 88-78.......................W *Austin Peay............................ 57-75.........................L %Citizens Bank Classic *OVC Tournament ^Overtime

1990-91 Won 12, Lost 16 Bethel College........................ 105-82....................W Mississippi State..................... 76-109......................L Southwestern La.................... 85-101......................L Covenant College.................. 119-54....................W Southern Mississippi............ 84-78.......................W UM-Kansas City...................... 78-87.........................L %Nebraska............................... 92-113......................L %Alabama State..................... 83-92.........................L UW-Milwaukee....................... 73-82.........................L Western Carolina................... 107-87....................W Western Kentucky................. 94-103......................L Wisconsin................................. 65-71.........................L UT-Chattanooga.................... 93-88.......................W Tennessee State..................... 88-78.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 86-68.......................W Morehead State (OT)............ 52-51.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 107-86....................W Murray State............................ 74-86.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 73-68.......................W Western Carolina................... 78-83.........................L Tennessee State..................... 101-87....................W UM-Kansas City...................... 84-74.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 88-93.........................L Murray State............................ 64-72.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 89-98.........................L Morehead State (OT)............ 86-87.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 69-76.........................L *Morehead State.................... 83-88.........................L % Ameritas Classic * OVC Tournament 1991-92 Won 15, Lost 14 Covenant College.................. 116-58....................W Vanderbilt................................. 89-96.........................L Alabama.................................... 85-105......................L Georgia Southern.................. 86-103......................L Bethel College........................ 116-93....................W College of Charleston.......... 59-75.........................L Southern Miss (forfeit)......... 80-95.......................W Mississippi State..................... 84-90.........................L Georgia...................................... 90-105......................L Georgia Southern.................. 92-90.......................W Brigham Young....................... 68-95.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 75-84.........................L Morehead State...................... 85-96.........................L Murray State............................ 80-87.........................L Middle Tennessee (OT)........ 99-90.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 98-80.......................W Southeast Missouri............... 84-51.......................W College of Charleston.......... 75-67.......................W Tennessee State..................... 92-72.......................W

Tennessee-Martin.................. 99-81.......................W Southeast Missouri............... 88-78.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 79-87.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 76-97.........................L Murray State (OT).................. 99-103......................L Morehead State...................... 100-89....................W Eastern Kentucky................... 90-79.......................W Tennessee State..................... 91-80.......................W Austin Peay *........................... 89-68.......................W Eastern Kentucky *................ 67-72.........................L *OVC Tournament (includes forfeit win over Southern Miss.) 1992-93 Won 15, Lost 13 Clinch Valley............................ 111-60....................W @Tennessee............................. 78-96.........................L Western Kentucky................. 99-92.......................W @East Carolina........................ 94-109......................L Southern Mississippi............ 102-98....................W East Carolina............................ 95-77.......................W @Idaho State........................... 77-97.........................L @Mississippi State................. 65-110......................L Eastern Kentucky................... 95-87.......................W Morehead State...................... 97-79.......................W @Austin Peay........................... 90-72.......................W @UT-Martin.............................. 81-76.......................W @Memphis State.................... 71-101......................L Middle Tennessee.................. 73-86.........................L Tennessee State..................... 79-102......................L @Murray State (OT)............... 112-117....................L @Southeast Missouri............ 74-79.........................L UT-Martin................................. 87-70.......................W Appalachian State................. 96-88.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 92-83.......................W @Middle Tennessee.............. 65-63.......................W @Eastern Kentucky............... 66-80.........................L @Morehead State.................. 101-96....................W @Tennessee State.................. 78-82.........................L Murray State............................ 81-83.........................L Southeast Missouri............... 113-99....................W Morehead State *................... 97-89.......................W Tennessee State *.................. 71-77.........................L * OVC Tournament 1993-94 Won 10, Lost 21 @Kentucky............................... 77-115......................L Bethel College........................ 88-70.......................W @Appalachian State............. 72-85.........................L % Indiana University............ 73-117......................L % Oral Roberts........................ 99-73.......................W # Ohio State............................. 77-98.........................L # Texas....................................... 85-97.........................L

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Game-By-Game Results # Chaminade........................... 83-78.......................W & Hawaii - Hilo........................ 84-80.......................W & LaSalle.................................... 93-109......................L & Connecticut......................... 78-130......................L Idaho State............................... 79-91.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 80-85.........................L Tennessee Martin.................. 70-62.......................W @Southeast Missouri............ 77-87.........................L @Murray State........................ 90-102......................L @Morehead State.................. 87-100......................L @Eastern Kentucky............... 84-95.........................L Tennessee State..................... 73-68.........................L @Middle Tennessee.............. 69-68.......................W @Tennessee............................. 78-97.........................L @Tennessee-Martin.............. 86-95.........................L Southeast Missouri............... 83-89.........................L Murray State............................ 86-89.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 73-69.......................W @Austin Peay........................... 74-80.........................L @Tennessee State.................. 85-94.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 92-75.......................W @Morehead State.................. 82-71.......................W * Austin Peay .......................... 101-91....................W * Tennessee State ................. 74-91.........................L % Indiana Invitational # Maui Classic & Big Island Tournament * OVC Tournament 1994-95 Won 13, Lost 14 Tennessee Wesleyan............. 94-74.......................W @Tennessee............................. 54-74.........................L @Vanderbilt............................. 56-90.........................L Northern Illinois..................... 74-85.........................L Bethel College........................ 96-72.......................W Clinch Valley............................ 104-73....................W Oral Roberts (OT)................... 89-85.......................W @Georgia.................................. 72-99.........................L @Northern Illinois................. 53-69.........................L @Tennessee-Martin.............. 81-80.......................W @Austin Peay........................... 87-93.........................L Southeast Missouri............... 97-58.......................W Murray State............................ 79-71.......................W Morehead State...................... 54-78.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 76-83.........................L @Middle Tennessee.............. 77-75.......................W @Oral Roberts......................... 64-70.........................L @Tennessee State.................. 79-73.......................W Tennessee-Martin.................. 74-59.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 78-65.......................W @Murray State........................ 90-114......................L @Southeast Missouri............ 73-89.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 63-64.........................L Tennessee State..................... 95-83.......................W @Eastern Kentucky............... 71-60.......................W @Morehead State.................. 72-88.........................L * Austin Peay .......................... 74-85.........................L * OVC Tournament

1995-96............................. Won 13, Lost 15 Cumberland University....... 90-55.......................W @Oral Roberts......................... 62-81.........................L @Alabama................................ 78-90.........................L Bethel College........................ 110-54....................W Lambuth College................... 93-62.......................W @Arkansas State (2OT)........ 89-87.......................W #Boise State ............................ 65-66.........................L #Texas Southern (2OT)........ 100-96....................W Tennessee-Martin.................. 74-78.........................L Murray State............................ 64-63.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 68-78.........................L @Austin Peay........................... 83-86.........................L @Tennessee............................. 53-65.........................L @SE Missouri (OT).................. 78-81.........................L Morehead State...................... 85-72.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 86-80.......................W Tennessee State..................... 71-75.........................L @Tennessee-Martin.............. 71-75.........................L Oral Roberts............................ 74-89.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 74-93.........................L @Middle Tenn. (OT)............... 77-71.......................W Southeast Missouri............... 102-69....................W @Murray State........................ 77-76.......................W @Tennessee State.................. 65-74.........................L @Eastern Kentucky............... 83-87.........................L @Morehead State.................. 88-78.......................W * Middle Tennessee ............. 89-69.......................W * Murray State . ...................... 71-85.........................L ^ Overtime # Boise State Invitational * OVC Tournament 1996-97 Won 15, Lost 13 Clinch Valley College............ 109-56....................W Cumberland University....... 92-52.......................W @Northwestern...................... 72-60.......................W @Tennessee............................. 73-62.......................W Arkansas State........................ 69-79.........................L @Vanderbilt............................. 61-82.........................L % Air Force............................... 68-88.........................L % Cornell.................................. 63-78.........................L @Morehead............................. 100-79....................W @Eastern Kentucky............... 72-54.......................W Austin Peay (OT)..................... 73-75.........................L @Middle Tennessee.............. 72-80.........................L Tennessee-Martin.................. 70-59.......................W Eastern Illinois......................... 66-77.........................L Southeast Missouri............... 86-82.......................W Tennessee State..................... 57-59.........................L @UT Martin (OT).................... 64-62.......................W @Murray State........................ 78-85.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 88-75.......................W Morehead................................. 90-76.......................W @Tennessee State.................. 59-99.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 77-68.......................W Murray State............................ 89-62.......................W

@Southeast Missouri............ 65-78.........................L @Eastern Illinois..................... 85-68.......................W @Austin Peay........................... 80-93.........................L * Eastern Illinois .................... 83-81.......................W * Austin Peay .......................... 60-70.........................L % Montana State Invitational * OVC Tournament 1997-98 Won 9, Lost 21 Lambuth University.............. 84-72....................... w Clinch Valley College............ 109-56.................... w @Mississippi State................. 57-83.........................L @Jacksonville State............... 82-74.......................W @Tennessee............................. 69-83.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 48-67.........................L Tennessee Temple................. 67-74.........................L Jackson State.......................... 72-83.........................L %Oral Roberts......................... 53-97.........................L %Furman University............. 62-58.......................W %Loyola(Illinois)..................... 64-74.........................L @Idaho State........................... 56-75.........................L Tennessee................................. 69-82.........................L Murray State............................ 72-95.........................L @Southeast Missouri............ 51-69.........................L @Eastern Illinois..................... 59-76.........................L @Middle Tennessee.............. 60-80.........................L Tennessee State..................... 42-56.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 71-75.........................L @Morehead State.................. 65-57.......................W @Eastern Kentucky............... 53-65.........................L @Tennessee-Martin.............. 65-63.......................W @Murray State........................ 70-109......................L Southeast Missouri............... 77-57.......................W Eastern Illinois......................... 66-83.........................L @Tennessee State.................. 76-74.......................W @Austin Peay........................... 58-84.........................L Morehead State...................... 77-77.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 75-84.........................L * Murray State......................... 63-84.........................L %San Juan Shootout * OVC Tournament 1998-99 Won 12, Lost 15 Belmont.................................... 63-6.........................W Alabama.................................... 53-79.........................L Ohio State................................ 51-78.........................L UNC Asheville......................... 74-88.........................L Middle Tennessee.................. 56-67.........................L Evansville.................................. 56-96.........................L Montreat................................... 87-54.......................W Byran College.......................... 93-68.......................W Idaho State............................... 68-54.......................W Murray State............................ 53-75.........................L Tennessee-Martin.................. 56-46.......................W Eastern Illinois......................... 63-68.........................L Southeast Missouri............... 51-64.........................L Middle Tennessee (OT)........ 75-69.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 58-68.........................L

2001-2002 OVC Champions

First row, from left: Leigh Gayden, Cameron Crisp, Brent Jolly, DeAntoine Beasley, Joey Westmoreland, Damien Perkins, Ahmad Richardson. Second row, from left: Randall Malone, head manager; Brian Rogers, trainer; John Searby, administrative assistant; Tracy Garrick, assistant coach; Jeff Lebo, head coach; Dave Lebo, assistant coach; John Shulman, assistant coach; Ryan Parnell, manager. Third row, from left: Adonis Hart, Greg Morgan, Rusty Strange, Antwyon Jones, Jason Harrell and Damien Kinloch.

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Tennessee State..................... 64-74.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 70-42.......................W Morehead State...................... 82-66.......................W Murray State............................ 62-78.........................L Tennessee-Martin.................. 75-59.......................W Eastern Illinois......................... 70-74.........................L Southeast Missouri............... 68-62.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 75-63.......................W Tennessee State..................... 67-68.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 89-78.......................W Morehead State...................... 74-78.........................L * Murray State......................... 61-96.........................L * OVC Tournament 1999-2000 Won 16, Lost 12 @Georgia Southern.............. 81-83.........................L @Alabama................................ 72-91.........................L UNC-Asheville......................... 85-51.......................W Southeast Missouri............... 79-84.........................L Eastern illinois......................... 107-97....................W Georgia Southern.................. 111-79....................W @North Carolina..................... 59-85.........................L Asbury College....................... 108-66....................W @Charleston Southern........ 93-66.......................W @College of Charleston....... 56-69.........................L @Morehead State.................. 76-88.........................L @Eastern Kentucky............... 75-74.......................W Toccoa Falls.............................. 131-57....................W Middle Tennessee ................ 78-66.......................W @Southeast Missouri............ 50-61.........................L Tennessee State..................... 88-70.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 75-64.......................W @Tennessee-Martin.............. 82-74.......................W @Murray State........................ 74-75.........................L Morehead State...................... 90-83.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 91-66.......................W @Eastern Illinois..................... 64-73.........................L @Middle Tennessee.............. 104-108....................L @Tennessee State.................. 77-66.......................W @Austin Peay........................... 59-56.......................W Tennessee-Martin.................. 81-65.......................W Murray State............................ 63-64.........................L * Middle Tennessee............... 70-87.........................L * OVC Tournament 2000-2001 Won 20, Lost 9 @South Carolina.................... 73-67.......................W @South Carolina State......... 52-72.........................L @Chattanooga........................ 64-74.........................L @Loyola-Chicago................... 73-76.........................L Eastern Michigan................... 86-70.......................W @Iowa State............................. 74-89.........................L @Southeast Missouri............ 70-68.......................W @Notre Dame.......................... 68-82.........................L Asbury College....................... 110-52....................W Eastern Kentucky................... 109-85....................W Morehead State...................... 86-71.......................W Chattanooga........................... 70-60.......................W Eastern Illinois......................... 86-78.......................W @Austin Peay........................... 86-74.......................W @Tennessee State.................. 86-90.........................L Murray State............................ 85-80.......................W Tennessee-Martin.................. 92-84.......................W Covenant College.................. 111-75....................W @Morehead State.................. 67-74.........................L @Eastern Kentucky............... 69-63.......................W Southeast Missouri............... 79-69.......................W Reinhardt College.................. 92-46.......................W @Eastern Illinois..................... 71-80.........................L Austin Peay.............................. 64-62.......................W Tennessee State..................... 81-72.......................W @Murray State........................ 94-71.......................W @Tennessee-Martin.............. 66-59.......................W * Tennessee-Martin............... 69-58.......................W * Austin Peay........................... 63-83.........................L *OVC Tournament 2001-2002 Won 27, Lost 7 @Tennessee............................. 63-72.........................L South Carolina State............. 79-65.......................W Bluefield College.................... 87-49.......................W Loyola University................... 87-76.......................W @Eastern Michigan............... 86-79.......................W Reinhardt College.................. 109-49....................W @New Mexico......................... 80-87.........................L @Louisville............................... 66-70.........................L @North Texas.......................... 83-89.........................L @Air Force Academy............. 64-44.......................W @Eastern Kentucky............... 90-61.......................W @Morehead State.................. 81-78.......................W Murray State............................ 78-59.......................W King College............................ 92-57.......................W @Austin Peay........................... 74-67.......................W Tennessee-Martin.................. 83-75.......................W @Southeast Missouri............ 75-62.......................W

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L Idaho State............................... 87-62.......................W Middle Tennessee.................. 87-36.......................W @Vanderbilt............................. 79-98........................ L East Tennessee........................ 70-77........................ L Appalachian State................. 86-78.......................W @Tennessee ............................ 67-79........................ L @Jacksonville.......................... 67-71........................ L Bluefield College.................... 102-63 ...................W @Eastern Illinois..................... 70-83.........................L @Southeast Missouri............ 71-69.......................W @Morehead State.................. 58-73.........................L @Eastern Kentucky............... 68-70.........................L Southeast Missouri............... 74-73.......................W Eastern Illinois......................... 84-67.......................W Austin Peay State................... 56-58.........................L @Tennessee State.................. 77-76.......................W Samford.................................... 90-83(OT)..............W Jacksonville State.................. 101-86....................W Murray State............................ 78-90.........................L Tennessee-Martin.................. 64-61.......................W @Jacksonville State............... 59-80.........................L @Samford................................. 69-74.........................L @Austin Peay State............... 64-88.........................L Morehead State...................... 86-90.........................L * @Murray State..................... 75-92.........................L * OVC Tournament 2004-2005......................... Won 18, Lost 11 @Ole Miss................................. 68-91.........................L Virginia Intermont................. 102-62....................W @Appalachian State............. 87-98.........................L @Kentucky............................... 63-92.........................L

2004-2005 OVC Champions

First row, from left: Justin Taylor, Milone Clark, head coach Mike Sutton, Keyon Boyd, Anthony Fisher. Back row, from left: assistant coach Saul Smith, associate head coach Steve Payne, Willie Jenkins, Derek Stribling, Ben Jacobson, Jonathan Jones, Amadi McKenzie, Antjuan Koger, assistant coach Dexter Williams.

Asbury College....................... 93-69.......................W Bryan College.......................... 79-45.......................W @East Tennessee.................... 54-65.........................L Jacksonville U.......................... 92-74.......................W @U. of Miami........................... 57-69.........................L $ vs. St. Peter’s......................... 62-65.........................L $ vs. Harvard............................ 98-93(OT)..............W Eastern Illinois......................... 86-72.......................W Southeast Missouri............... 63-61.......................W Morehead State...................... 63-40.......................W Eastern Kentucky................... 78-64.......................W @Southeast Missouri............ 82-81(OT)..............W @Eastern Illinois..................... 81-68.......................W @Austin Peay........................... 77-79(OT)................L Tennessee State..................... 71-50.......................W @Samford................................. 57-64.........................L @Jacksonville State............... 87-88(OT)................L @Murray State........................ 72-68.......................W @UT Martin.............................. 56-59.........................L Jacksonville State.................. 71-56.......................W Samford.................................... 70-62.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 74-59.......................W @Morehead State.................. 74-67.......................W * Eastern Illinois...................... 72-68.......................W * Austin Peay........................... 61-67.........................L * OVC Tournament 2005-2006 Won 18, Lost 11 @Dayton................................... 60-81.........................L Brevard...................................... 85-41.......................W Oregon State........................... 90-62.......................W Bluefield College.................... 117-85....................W UW Milwaukee....................... 72-67.......................W Austin Peay.............................. 78-61.......................W @Eastern Illinois..................... 83-80.......................W @Southeast Missouri............ 79-65.......................W # @Cincinnati.......................... 62-105......................L # Florida A&M......................... 66-65.......................W at Michigan State................... 63-80.........................L Samford.................................... 43-68.........................L @Eastern Kentucky............... 75-93.........................L Morehead State...................... 61-52.......................W @Jacksonville State............... 79-67.......................W @Samford................................. 88-85.......................W @Austin Peay........................... 79-75.......................W Eastern llinois.......................... 75-60.......................W Southeast Missouri............... 87-76.......................W @Murray State........................ 51-55.........................L Tennessee State..................... 63-72.........................L @Morehead State.................. 69-66.......................W @UT Martin.............................. 78-88.........................L Eastern Kentucky................... 78-58.......................W Jacksonville State.................. 68-74.........................L @Tennessee State.................. 65-70.........................L UT Martin.................................. 74-72.......................W @Bradley (ESPN Bracket ).... 62-77.........................L Murray State............................ 70-66.......................W

* Austin Peay .......................... 78-74.......................W * Samford ................................ 66-73.........................L # Las Vegas Classic * OVC Tournament 2006-07 Won 19, Lost 13 Bluefield.................................... 110-69.................. W Kansas State............................ 79-101.................... L Ole Miss..................................... 77-86....................... L UW-Milwaukee....................... 78-69..................... W Bradley...................................... 86-84..................... W Austin Peay.............................. 70-77....................... L Eastern Illinois......................... 69-74....................... L Southeast Missouri............... 91-76..................... W Northwestern.......................... 66-65..................... W Vanderbilt................................. 62-75....................... L Central Florida........................ 66-73....................... L Tennessee................................. 77-101.................... L Samford.................................... 65-68....................... L Eastern Kentucky................... 75-53..................... W Morehead State...................... 71-82....................... L Jacksonville State.................. 75-71..................... W Samford.................................... 73-59..................... W Eastern Illinois......................... 76-64..................... W Southeast Missouri............... 87-80..................... W Murray State............................ 63-52..................... W Tennessee State..................... 73-67..................... W Morehead State...................... 65-52..................... W UT Martin.................................. 82-74..................... W ^ Eastern Kentucky............... 90-92....................... L Jacksonville State.................. 71-72....................... L Tennessee State..................... 86-66..................... W UT Martin.................................. 65-61..................... W ^ Northwestern State.......... 85-84..................... W Austin Peay.............................. 73-72..................... W Murray State............................ 56-60....................... L Southeast Missouri............... 88-60..................... W * Eastern Kentucky................ 54-57....................... L * OVC Tournament 2007-08 Won 13, Lost 19 % @Rutgers....................................64-70........................... L % @Florida.....................................65-93........................... L Union (Ky.)......................................97-54......................... W % North Dakota State................72-90........................... L % @North Carolina Central......70-73........................... L @Northwestern State.................81-83........................... L Bluefield..........................................117-88...................... W Austin Peay....................................76-79........................... L @Eastern Illinois...........................72-53......................... W @Southeast Missouri..................74-84........................... L @Oregon State.............................79-62......................... W @Kentucky.....................................47-69........................... L @Georgia Tech..............................63-83......................... W Samford..........................................59-62........................... L @Eastern Kentucky.....................75-64......................... W Morehead State............................73-55......................... W

@Jacksonville State.....................74-79........................... L @Samford.......................................57-47......................... W Eastern Illinois...............................74-57......................... W Southeast Missouri.....................93-76......................... W @Murray State..............................67-81........................... L Tennessee State...........................72-73........................... L @Morehead State........................68-80........................... L @ UT Martin...................................100-95...................... W Eastern Kentucky.........................77-87........................... L * Jacksonville State.....................87-85......................... W @Tennessee State........................78-75......................... W UT Martin........................................79-82........................... L @Austin Peay.................................76-80........................... L @ETSU..............................................80-88........................... L Murray State..................................71-66......................... W * @Murray State...........................74-77........................... L * OVC Tournament 2008-09 Won 12, Lost 18 Bryan College................................76-48......................... W @Lipscomb....................................83-72......................... W Southern Utah..............................69-68......................... W ETSU.................................................65-78........................... L Louisiana-Monroe.......................108-70...................... W Lipscomb........................................78-71......................... W Jacksonvill State...........................82-66........................... L Union...............................................87-40......................... W @Florida State...............................59-69........................... L @Vanderbilt...................................63-83........................... L @Louisiana-Monroe....................78-85........................... L Southeast Missouri.....................103-76...................... W Eastern Illinois...............................67-60......................... W @Morehead State........................62-64........................... L @Eastern Kentucky.....................80-85........................... L UT Martin........................................72-83........................... L Murray State..................................61-55......................... W @Austin Peay.................................71-87........................... L @Tennessee State........................86-78......................... W @Eastern Illinois...........................58-75........................... L @Southeast Missouri..................91-75......................... W Eastern Kentucky.........................73-80........................... L Morehead State............................64-72........................... L Austin Peay....................................80-86........................... L @Murray State..............................52-73........................... L @UT Martin....................................62-72........................... L Tennessee State...........................74-77........................... L @Ball State.....................................55-59........................... L @Jacksonville State.....................91-74......................... W *@UT Martin..................................75-93........................... L * OVC Tournament

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AUSTIN PEAY GOVERNORS (Austin Peay leads series 67-63)

Jan. 21 in Cookeville / Feb. 9 in Clarksville — Location: Clarksville, Tenn. — Conference: Ohio Valley — Head Coach: Dave Loos — 2008-09 record: 19-14, 13-5 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Brad Kirtley — SID Phone: (931) 221-7561 — SID Fax: (931) 221-7562 — E-mail: kirtleyb@apsu.edu — Web: www.apsugovernors.com

BALL STATE CARDINALS (Tech leads series 2-1)

Dec. 12 in Cookeville — Location: Muncie, Ind. — Conference: Mid American — Head Coach: Billy Taylor — 2008-09 record: 14-17, 7-9 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Matt McCollester— SID Phone: (765) 285-8242 — SID Fax: (765) 285-8929 — E-mail: mjmccolleste@bsu.edu — Web: www.ballstatesports.com

BRYAN COLLEGE LIONS (Tech leads 4-0)

Dec. 20 in Cookeville — Location: Dayton, Tenn. — Conference: Appalachian Athletic (NAIA) — Head Coach: Don Rekoske — 2008-09 record: 14-15, 9-10 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Jordan Mattheiss— SID Phone: (423) 775-7475 — SID Fax: (423) 775-7485 — E-mail: jordan.mattheiss@bryan.edu — Web: www.bryanlions.com

CENTRAL ARKANSAS BEARS (First meeting)

Nov. 16 in Conway— Location: Conway, Ark. — Conference: Southland— Head Coach: Rand Chappell— 2008-09 record: 10-19, 3-13 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Steve East — SID Phone: (501) 450-5743 — SID Fax: (501) 450-5740 — E-mail: seast@uca.edu — Web: www.ucasports.com

EASTERN ILLINOIS PANTHERS (Tech leads series 18-11)

Jan. 4 in Charleston / Jan. 28 in Cookeville — Location: Charleston, Ill. — Conference: Ohio Valley — Head Coach: Mike Miller — 2008-09 record: 12-18, 8-10 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Rich Moser — SID Phone: (217) 581-7480 — SID Fax: (217) 581-5135 — E-mail: rlmoser@eiu.edu — Web: www.eiupanthers.com

EASTERN KENTUCKY COLONELS (EKU leads series 66-52)

Jan. 9 in Cookeville / Feb. 4 in Richmond — Location: Richmond, Ky. — Conference: Ohio Valley — Head Coach: Jeff Neubauer — 2008-09 record: 18-13, 10-8 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Michael Clark — SID Phone: (859) 622-6170 — SID Fax: (859) 622-5108 — E-mail: michael.clark@eku.edu — Web: www.ekusports.com

EVANSVILLE PURPLE ACES (Evansville leads series 8-3)

Dec. 1 in Cookeville — Location: Evansville, Ind. — Conference: Missouri Valey — Head Coach: Marty Simmons — 2008-09 record: 17-14, 8-10— Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Bob Boxell— SID Phone: (812) 488-2285 — SID Fax: (812) 488--2090 — E-mail: bb33@evansville.edu — Web: www.gopurpleaces.com

JACKSONVILLE STATE GAMECOCKS (Tech leads series 9-7)

Dec. 5 in Jacksonville / Feb. 27 in Cookeville — Location: Jacksonville, Ala. — Conference: Ohio Valley — Head Coach: James Green — 2008-09 record: 11-17, 5-13 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Josh Underwood — SID Phone: (256) 782-5915 — SID Fax: (256) 782-5958 — E-mail: underwood@jsu.edu — Web: www.jsugamecocksports.com

KANSAS JAYHAWKS (First meeting)

Nov. 27 in Lawrence — Location: Lawrence, Kansas — Conference: Big 12 — Head Coach: Bill Self — 2008-09 record: 27-8, 14-2 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Chris Theisen — SID Phone: (785) 864-3474 — SID Fax: (785) 864-3417 — E-mail: theisen@ku.edu — Web: www.kuathletics.com

LIPSCOMB BISONS (Tech leads series 38-3)

Nov. 19 in Nashville — Location: Nashville, Tenn. — Conference: Atlantic Sun — Head Coach: Scott Sanderson — 2008-09 record: 17-14, 12-8 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Trevor Garrett — SID Phone: (615) 966-5990 — SID Fax: (615) 966-1806 — E-mail: garrettj@mail.lipscomb.edu — Web: www.lipscombsports.com

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MEMPHIS TIGERS (Memphis leads series 24-22)

Nov. 20 in Memphis— Location: Memphis, Tenn. — Conference: Conference USA — Head Coach: Josh Pastner — 2008-09 record: 33-4, 16-0 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Lamar Chance — SID Phone: (901) 678-2349 — SID Fax: (901) 678-4134 — E-mail: lchance1@memphis.edu — Web: www.gotigersgo.com

MINNESOTA GOLDEN GOPHERS (Minnesota leads series 1-0) Nov. 13 in -- Location: Minneapolis, Minn. — Conference: Big 10 — Head Coach: Tubby Smith — 2008-09 record: 22-11, 9-9 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Matt Slieter — SID Phone: (612) 625-4389 — SID Fax: (612) 625-0359 — E-mail: slieter@umn.edu@umn.edu — Web: www.gophersports.com

MOREHEAD STATE EAGLES (MSU leads series 67-61)

Jan. 7 in Cookeville / Feb.6 in Morehead -- Location: Morehead, Ky. — Conference: Ohio Valley — Head Coach: Donny Tyndall — 2008-09 record: 20-16, 12-6 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Drew Dickerson — SID Phone: (606) 783-2500 — SID Fax: (606) 783-2550 — E-mail: a.dickerson@moreheadstate.edu — Web: www.msueagles.com

MURRAY STATE RACERS (MSU leads series 116-45)

Jan. 16 in Murray / Feb. 11 in Cookeville — Location: Murray, Ky. — Conference: Ohio Valley — Head Coach: Billy Kennedy — 2008-09 record: — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Dave Winder — SID Phone: (270) 809-4271 — SID Fax: (270) 809-6814 — E-mail: dave.winder@murraystate.edu — Web: www.goracers.com

OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES (First meeting)

Nov. 23 in Cookeville — Location: Rochester, Mich. — Conference: The Summit League— Head Coach: Greg Kampe — 2008-09 record: 23-13, 13-5 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact:. Scott MacDonald— SID Phone: — (248) 370-4008 — SID Fax: (248) 370-4099 — E-mail: macdona2@oakland.edu — Web: www.ougrizzlies.com

SOUTHEAST MISSOURI REDHAWKS (Tech leads series 26-12)

Jan. 2 in Cape Girardeau / Jan. 30 in Cookeville — Location: Cape Girardeau, Mo. — Conference: Ohio Valley — Head Coach: Dickey Nutt — 2008-09 record: 3-27, 0-18 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Jeff Honza — SID Phone: (573) 651-2933 — SID Fax: (573) 651-2810 — E-mail: jhonza@semo.edu — Web: www.gosoutheast.com

SOUTHERN UTAH THUNDERBIRDS (Tech leads series 1-0)

Nov. 25 in Ceday City — Location: Cedar City, Utah — Conference: The Summit League — Head Coach: Roger Reid — 2008-09 record: 11-20, 8-10 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Neil Gardner — SID Phone: (435) 586-7753 — SID Fax: (435) 865-8037 — E-mail: gardner@suu.edu— Web: www.suutbirds.com

UT MARTIN SKYHAWKS (Tech leads series 28-10)

Jan. 14 in Martin / Feb. 13 in Cookeville — Location: Martin, Tenn. — Conference: Ohio Valley — Head Coach: Bret Campbell — 2008-09 record: 22-10, 14-4 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Joe Lafaro— SID Phone: (731) 881-7632 — SID Fax: (731) 881-7624 — E-mail: jlofaro@utm.edu — Web: www.utmsports.com

TENNESSEE STATE TIGERS (Tech leads series 25-23)

Jan. 23 in Cookeville / Feb. 15 in Nashville — Location: Nashville, Tenn. — Conference: Ohio Valley — Head Coach: John Cooper — 2008-09 record: 12-18, 9-9 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Wallace Dooley, Jr. — SID Phone: (615) 963-5674 — SID Fax: (615) 963-7589 — E-mail:wdooley@tnstate.edu— Web: www.tsutigers.com

UNION COLLEGE BULLDOGS (Tech leads series 4-2)

Dec. 30 in Cookeville — Location: Barbourville, Ky. — Conference: Appalachian Athletic — Head Coach: Sean Gillespie — 2008-09 record: 15-15, 10-8 — Men’s Basketball SID Contact: Gene Renfro — SID Phone: (606) 546-1728 — SID Fax: (606) 546-1286 — E-mail:grenfro@unionky.edu — Web: www.ucbulldogs.com

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Series Results vs. All Opponents The Golden Eagles will meet Central Arkansas, Oakland and Kansas for the first time in 2009-10. First Last Meeting Meeting Abilene Christian...........1958-59............ 1960-61........ 1.......... 1 Air Force............................1996-97............ 2001-02........ 2.......... 1 Akron.................................1979-80............ 1986-87........ 8.......... 9 Alabama............................1977-78............ 1999-00........ 0.......... 5 Alabama Teachers.........1938-39............ 1938-39........ 1.......... 0 Alaska-Anchorage.........1987-88............ 1987-88........ 1.......... 0 Alcorn State.....................2002-03............ 2002-03........ 1.......... 0 Appalachian State.........1977-78............ 2004-05........ 2.......... 3 Arkansas State................1966-67............ 1996-97........ 6.......... 3 Armstrong State.............1976-77............ 1986-87........ 2.......... 1 Asbury College...............1999-00............ 2004-05........ 3.......... 0 Auburn..............................1980-81............ 1989-90........ 1.......... 3 Austin Peay................1941-42........ 2008-09....63...... 67 Ball State....................1971-72........ 2008-09...... 2........ 1 Baptist College...............1975-76............ 1975-76........ 1.......... 0 Belmont............................1956-57............ 1998-99......11.......... 0 Bethel.................................1924-25............ 1994-95........ 9.......... 2 Birmingham So...............1931-32............ 1971-72........ 2.......... 0 Bluefield............................1985-86............ 2007-08........ 6.......... 0 Boise State.......................1995-96............ 1995-96........ 0.......... 1 Boston University..........1988-89............ 1988-89........ 0.......... 1 Bradley..............................1972-73............ 2006-07........ 1.......... 2 Brevard College..............2005-06............ 2005-06........ 1.......... 0 Brigham Young...............1991-92............ 1991-92........ 0.......... 1 Bryan College.............1998-99........ 2008-09...... 4........ 0 California..........................1988-89............ 1988-89........ 0.......... 1 Cal-Santa Barbara..........1961-62............ 1961-62........ 1.......... 0 Canisius.............................1965-66............ 1965-66........ 1.......... 0 Carson-Newman............1942-43............ 1981-82........ 2.......... 1 Centenary.........................1932-33............ 1983-84........ 5.......... 4 Central Florida................1984-85............ 2006-07........ 2.......... 1 Central Missouri.............1965-66............ 1965-66........ 1.......... 0 Centre College................1946-47............ 1946-47........ 2.......... 0 Chaminade......................1993-94............ 1993-94........ 1.......... 0 Charleston, Col of..........1991-92............ 1991-92........ 1.......... 2 Charleston Southern....1999-00............ 1999-00........ 1.......... 0 Chicago State..................1988-89............ 1988-89........ 1.......... 1 Cincinnati.........................2002-03............ 2002-03........ 0.......... 2 Citadel, The......................1957-58............ 1962-63........ 2.......... 0 Clemson............................1933-34............ 1984-85........ 3.......... 3 Cleveland State..............1973-74............ 1976-77........ 2.......... 1 Clinch Valley....................1980-81............ 1997-98........ 8.......... 0 Coastal Carolina.............1987-88............ 1987-88........ 1.......... 1 Coker..................................1986-87............ 1986-87........ 1.......... 0 Connecticut.....................1993-94............ 1993-94........ 0.......... 1 Cornell...............................1996-97............ 1996-97........ 0.......... 1 Corpus Christi.................1971-72............ 1972-73........ 1.......... 1 Covenant College..........1987-88............ 2000-01........ 6.......... 0 Creighton.........................2002-03............ 2002-03........ 0.......... 1 Cumberland....................1924-25............ 1996-97......23.......... 4 Dayton...............................2001-02............ 2001-02........ 1.......... 1 Delta State.......................1940-41............ 1947-48........ 0.......... 3 DePaul...............................1967-68............ 1967-68........ 0.......... 1 East Carolina ..................1992-93............ 1992-93........ 1.......... 1 East Tennessee................1929-30............ 2008-09......31........33 Eastern Illinois...........1981-82........ 2008-09....18...... 11 Eastern Kentucky.......1950-51........ 2008-09....52...... 66 Eastern Michigan...........1975-76............ 2001-02........ 4.......... 0 Evansville...................1949-50........ 1998-99...... 3........ 8 Farleigh-Dickinson........1978-79............ 1978-79........ 0.......... 1 Florida................................2007-08............ 2007-08........ 0.......... 1 Florida A&M.....................1982-83............ 2005-06........ 2.......... 0 Florida Southern............1981-82............ 1982-83........ 1.......... 1 Florida State....................1957-58............ 2008-09........ 0.......... 2 Francis Marion................1979-80............ 1979-80........ 0.......... 1 Freed-Hardeman...........1931-32............ 1989-90........ 5.......... 0 Fresno State.....................1957-58............ 1959-60........ 2.......... 0 Furman..............................1977-78............ 1997-98........ 1.......... 1 Gannon.............................1976-77............ 1976-77........ 1.......... 0 Geneva..............................1983-84............ 1983-84........ 1.......... 0 Georgetown (KY)...........1950-51............ 1952-53........ 2.......... 1 Georgia..............................1991-92............ 1994-95........ 0.......... 2 Georgia College.............1984-85............ 1984-85........ 1.......... 0 Georgia Southern..........1950-51............ 1999-00........ 6.......... 4 Georgia State..................1973-74............ 2001-02........ 2.......... 0 Georgia Tech...................1978-79............ 2007-08........ 0.......... 3

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Hardin-Simmons............1955-56............ 1965-66........ 4.......... 1 Harvard.............................1987-88............ 2004-05........ 1.......... 1 Hawaii................................1962-63............ 1988-89........ 1.......... 2 Hawaii-Hilo......................1993-94............ 1993-94........ 1.......... 0 Hiwassee...........................1929-30............ 1929-30........ 2.......... 0 Houston............................1966-67............ 1966-67........ 0.......... 1 Howard Payne................1966-67............ 1966-67........ 0.......... 1 Idaho State.......................1992-93............ 1998-99........ 2.......... 4 Illinois.................................1988-89............ 1988-89........ 0.......... 1 Illinois State.....................1986-87............ 1986-87........ 0.......... 1 Indiana..............................1974-75............ 1993-94........ 0.......... 3 Indiana State...................1979-80............ 2002-03........ 1.......... 2 Iowa....................................1969-70............ 1969-70........ 0.......... 1 Iowa State.........................2000-01............ 2000-01........ 0.......... 1 Jacksonville......................1961-62............ 2004-05........ 2.......... 4 Jacksonville State......1937-38........ 2008-09...... 9........ 7 Kansas State....................1985-86............ 2006-07........ 0.......... 2 Kentucky...........................1989-90............ 2007-08........ 0.......... 5 Kentucky Wesleyan.......1956-57............ 1956-57........ 4.......... 2 King College....................2001-02............ 2001-02........ 1.......... 0 Lambuth...........................1946-47............ 1997-98........ 3.......... 0 LaSalle...............................1993-94............ 1993-94........ 0.......... 1 Lawrence Tech................1948-49............ 1948-49........ 1.......... 0 Lincoln Memorial...........1942-43............ 1966-67........ 2.......... 2 Lindsey Wilson................1946-47............ 1946-47........ 1.......... 0 Lipscomb....................1940-41........ 2008-09....38........ 3 Livingston........................1976-77............ 1976-77........ 0.......... 1 Los Angeles State..........1961-62............ 1961-62........ 1.......... 0 Louisiana-Monroe.........2008-09............ 2008-09........ 1.......... 1 Louisiana Tech................1958-59............ 1958-59........ 1.......... 0 Louisville...........................2001-02............ 2001-02........ 0.......... 1 Loyola of Chicago..........1962-63............ 2000-01........ 1.......... 3 Loyola Marymount.......1987-88............ 1987-88........ 0.......... 1 Marquette........................1982-83............ 1982-83........ 0.......... 1 Marshall............................1949-50............ 1951-52........ 1.......... 4 Maryville...........................1952-53............ 1953-54........ 2.......... 0 Massachusetts................1968-69............ 1968-69........ 1.......... 0 McKendree.......................1979-80............ 1979-80........ 1.......... 0 Memphis.....................1930-31........ 1992-93....22...... 24 Mercer...............................1974-75............ 1985-86........ 5.......... 5 Miami.................................1947-48............ 2004-05........ 0.......... 3 Michigan State...............2005-06............ 2005-06........ 0.......... 1 Middle Tennessee..........1926-27............ 2003-04......80........58 Milligan.............................1924-25............ 2002-03......10.......... 1 Millsaps.............................1932-33............ 1932-33........ 2.......... 0 Minnesota..................1986-87........ 1986-87...... 0........ 1 Mississippi........................1959-60............ 2006-07........ 1.......... 6 Mississippi College........1934-35............ 1934-35........ 0.......... 1 Mississippi State.............1990-91............ 1997-98........ 0.......... 4 Mississippi Valley...........1989-90............ 1989-90........ 2.......... 1 Missouri.............................1984-85............ 1984-85........ 0.......... 1 Missouri-K.C.....................1987-88............ 1990-91........ 3.......... 1 Montana...........................1983-84............ 1983-84........ 0.......... 1 Montreat College...........1998-99............ 1998-99........ 1.......... 0 Morehead State.........1949-50........ 2008-09....61...... 67 Murray State..............1929-30........ 2008-09....46....117 Nebraska...........................1990-91............ 1990-91........ 0..........1 Nevada-Las Vegas.........1987-88............ 1987-88........ 0.......... 1 Newberry..........................1988-89............ 1988-89........ 1.......... 0 New Mexico.....................2001-02............ 2001-02........ 0.......... 1 New Mexico State..........1967-68............ 1968-69........ 0.......... 3 New Orleans....................1976-77............ 1978-79........ 0.......... 2 Nicholls State..................1960-61............ 1960-61........ 1.......... 0 North Alabama...............1950-51............ 1950-51........ 1.......... 1 North Carolina Central.2007-08............ 2007-08........ 0.......... 1 UNC Chapel Hill..............1999-00............ 1999-00........ 0.......... 1 UNC Asheville.................1981-82............ 1999-00........ 2.......... 1 UNC Charlotte.................1970-71............ 1973-74........ 1.......... 3 UNC Wilmington............1988-89............ 1988-89........ 1.......... 1 North Dakota State.......2007-08............ 2007-08........ 0.......... 1 Northeast Louisiana.....1973-74............ 1973-74........ 0.......... 1 Northern Illinois.............1994-95............ 1994-95........ 0.......... 2 North Texas State...........1978-79............ 2001-02........ 1.......... 2 Northwestern..................1996-97............ 2006-07........ 2.......... 0 Northwestern State......1959-60............ 2007-08........ 2.......... 1 Notre Dame.....................1957-58............ 2000-01........ 0.......... 2

Ogden College...............1924-25............ 1924-25........ 1.......... 0 Ohio State........................1993-94............ 1998-99........ 0.......... 3 Oral Roberts....................1993-94............ 1997-98........ 2.......... 4 Oregon..............................1985-86............ 1985-86........ 0.......... 1 Oregon State...................1985-86............ 2007-08........ 2.......... 1 Pan American..................1962-63............ 1972-73........ 6.......... 6 Peabody............................1924-25............ 1924-25........ 0.......... 1 Penn State........................1980-81............ 1980-81........ 0.......... 1 Portland............................1985-86............ 1985-86........ 1.......... 0 Reinhardt..........................2000-01............ 2001-02........ 2.......... 0 Richmond.........................1961-62............ 1961-62........ 2.......... 0 Rutgers..............................2007-08............ 2007-08........ 0.......... 1 St. Bonaventure..............1970-71............ 1970-71........ 0.......... 1 St. Francis..........................1970-71............ 1978-79........ 1.......... 2 St. John’s (NY)..................1978-79............ 1978-79........ 0.......... 1 St. Leo................................1977-78............ 1977-78........ 1.......... 0 St. Mary’s (CA).................1958-59............ 1979-80........ 2.......... 1 St. Peter’s..........................2004-05............ 2004-05........ 0.......... 1 Samford............................1968-69............ 2007-08........ 8.......... 6 Sam Houston..................1989-90............ 1989-90........ 2.......... 0 San Fernando..................1961-62............ 1965-66........ 2.......... 0 Siena...................................1955-56............ 1955-56........ 1.......... 0 South, Univ. of the.........1934-35............ 1982-83......14.......... 0 South Alabama...............1979-80............ 1980-81........ 0.......... 2 South Carolina................1977-78............ 2000-01........ 1.......... 1 South Carolina State.....2000-01............ 2001-02........ 1.......... 1 South Florida...................1973-74............ 1974-75........ 0.......... 2 Southeast Missouri....1991-92........ 2008-09....26...... 12 Southern Illinois.............1964-65............ 1973-74........ 0.......... 4 Southern Miss.................1957-58............ 1992-93........ 6.......... 5 Southern Tech.................1977-78............ 1977-78........ 1.......... 0 Southern Utah...........2008-09........ 2008-09...... 1........ 0 Southwestern La............1962-63............ 1990-91........ 3.......... 6 SPU.....................................1924-25............ 1924-25........ 0.......... 2 S.S.T.C. (MS)......................1931-32............ 1931-32........ 1.......... 0 State Teachers.................1929-30............ 1939-40........ 2.......... 0 Stetson..............................1932-33............ 1982-83........ 6.......... 5 Tampa................................1952-53............ 1963-64........ 2.......... 0 Temple...............................1985-86............ 1985-86........ 0.......... 1 UT-Chattanooga............1938-39............ 2000-01......40........16 Tennessee.........................1939-40............ 2006-07........ 1........20 UT Martin...................1968-69........ 2008-09....28...... 10 Tennessee State.........1979-80........ 2008-09....25...... 23 Tennessee Temple.........1979-80............ 1997-98........ 0.......... 2 Tenn. Wesleyan...............1940-41............ 1994-95........ 2.......... 0 Texas...................................1993-94............ 1993-94........ 0.......... 1 Texas-Arlington..............1968-69............ 1969-70........ 2.......... 0 Texas Southern...............1995-96............ 1995-96........ 1.......... 0 Texas Wesleyan...............1966-67............ 1966-67........ 1.......... 0 Texas Western.................1954-55............ 1963-64........ 3.......... 2 Tiffin...................................1985-86............ 1985-86........ 1.......... 0 Toccoa Falls......................1999-00............ 1999-00........ 1.......... 0 Toledo................................1957-58............ 1969-70........ 0.......... 3 Transylvania.....................1931-32............ 1931-32........ 1.......... 0 Trinity.................................1969-70............ 1970-71........ 1.......... 1 Tulane................................1989-90............ 1989-90........ 0.......... 1 Tusculum..........................1952-53............ 1952-53........ 1.......... 0 Union (TN)........................1932-33............ 1967-68......14........10 Union (KY)..................1941-42........ 2008-09...... 4........ 2 Valdosta State . .............1974-75............ 1976-77........ 1.......... 2 Valparaiso.........................1977-78............ 1977-78........ 1.......... 0 Vanderbilt.........................1929-30............ 2008-09........ 6........13 Va. Commonwealth......1969-70............ 1969-70........ 1.......... 0 Virginia Tech....................1959-60............ 1959-60........ 0.......... 1 West Georgia...................1968-69............ 1979-80........ 2.......... 1 West Texas State.............1956-57............ 1963-64........ 2.......... 0 Western Carolina...........1942-43............ 1990-91........ 5.......... 2 Western Illinois...............1988-89............ 1988-89........ 1.......... 1 Western Kentucky.........1932-33............ 1992-93......20........81 Western Michigan.........1969-70............ 1972-73........ 1.......... 1 William Penn...................1973-74............ 1973-74........ 1.......... 0 Wisconsin.........................1990-91............ 1990-91........ 0.......... 1 Wisc.-Milwaukee............1989-90............ 2006-07........ 3.......... 1 Wittenberg.......................1959-60............ 1974-75........ 1.......... 1 Youngstown....................1980-81............ 1987-88......10.......... 8 BOLD indicates 2009-10 opponents

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here's no question Tennessee Tech University is a great place to get an education. And Cookeville is a great college town. The largest micropolitan area in Tennessee and one of the top 40 micropolitan areas in the nation, Cookeville has consistently been rated among the top 10 most affordable regions in the nation. Cookeville boasts a mild climate, with an average temperature of 57 and four distinct seasons. Located within a day's drive of 75 percent of the nation's population, Cookeville is just off Interstate 40, which runs from the east coast to California. City life is easily accessible, as well, because Cookeville is situated within 100 miles of Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga — three of Tennessee's major metropolitan areas. The seat of Putnam County, Cookeville is the heart of a three-county alliance known as the Highlands, which centers Tennessee's 14-county Upper Cumberland region. We have hundreds of acres of unspoiled nature — from championship golf courses to natural preserves, state parks and top-rated lakes — close to home.There's plenty of nature inside the city limits, too; the City of Cookeville tends nine parks, including Cane Creek Park, a 262-acre natural area with a 56-acre lake. And while Cookeville is a relatively small town, we have no lack of culture. We are one of the smallest cities in the U.S. with a full-blown symphony orchestra, and our area attracts visual artists and craftspeople from across the nation, thanks to the Appalachian Center for Craft, a satellite campus of TTU. Drama also takes center stage here, with the 456-seat Cookeville Performing Arts Center cranking out productions year-round, including the award-winning Drama Center Backstage series. Cookeville is home to three museums — the Cookeville Depot Museum, the Cookeville History Museum and the Cookeville Children's Museum — and a year-round slate of events, including regular excursion trains and the annual Fall FunFest. A walkable downtown shopping district and an impressive roster of national chain stores give the retail segment a small-town feel with big-city convenience. Add to that our more than 100 restaurants and 1,400 hotel rooms, and you'll quickly see that Cookeville offers something for everyone.

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THIS IS TENNESSEE TECH u One of the “Top Southern Public Universities” by U.S. News & World Report u One of the “Best Southeastern Universities” and “America’s Best College Values” by The Princeton Review u Among “America’s 100 Best College Buys” by Institutional Research and Evaluations, Inc. Where Quality Counts

For more than 90 years, Tennessee Tech has served the various needs of the region, the state and beyond. Not only is Tech renowned as a fine institution of higher education, it also serves as a public resource center and encourages scholarly research and creative activity by its faculty and students. Today, Tech makes a number of contributions to economic development locally, regionally and nationally. Tech’s 65,000-plus alumni occupy positions of leadership in education, business, industry, government and public service. Tennessee Tech is widely known as an institution noted for its academic quality -- an institution where the energies of the faculty, staff and students are devoted to ensuring that the university’s quality is maintained and enhanced. The university’s vision is guided by the “T.E.C.H.” framework — technological leadership, enrollment growth, a caring campus, and high quality. The university is divided into seven academic divisions offering 44 programs of study leading to the bachelor’s degree and 20 programs of study at the graduate level. More than 75 percent of the 370 full-time faculty members hold doctoral degrees. Considered one of the most picturesque campuses in the South -and one of the safest -- the buildings carry an attractive Georgian style of architecture that lends the Tech campus an Ivy-league character. Tech was established in 1915 as Tennessee Polytechnic Institute, located on the site of its forerunner, Dixie College. TPI gained university

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status in 1965, reflecting the institution’s role as a multipurpose, state-supported university. Tech’s current enrollment continues to include students from almost all 95 Tennessee counties, along with students from more than 40 other states and about 40 foreign countries.

Campus Life

Tennessee Tech students know that there is a lot more to college life than what goes on in the classroom. Nearly 200 student organizations on campus offer activities ranging from academic, athletic, cultural, political, community-oriented, social to spiritual. At Tech, it’s easy to get involved and make friends. Campus recreation coordinates 11 intramural and club sports: basketball, bowling, flag football, golf, racquetball, rugby, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball and wrestling. The Fitness Center is a free, full-service health club for students. It houses a fully equipped weight room, 25-meter indoor pool, cardiovascular equipment and an indoor track. Tech is also a center for the arts, presenting concerts, theatre productions, lectures, dance performances, films, workshops, demonstrations and art exhibits each year. And, of course there’s always an athletics event to attend. Tennessee Tech’s athletic teams compete in the Ohio Valley Conference for 16 sports on the NCAA Division I level, and students can attend all regular season athletic events absolutely free!

The Tennessee Tech Athletic Department unveiled a new brand on Aug. 31, 2006, with an all-new set of logos for the Golden Eagles. The brand is new, but the tradition remains -the name Golden Eagles. How did TTU adopt the name? In the first quarter of this century, Tennessee Polytechnic Institute was a tiny school, located in the rugged, mountainous Upper Cumberland region where Golden Eagles were plentiful, soaring above the lush, upland forests. It's easy to understand how those early students and faculty could narrow their choices for their athletic team's nicknames to "Golden Eagles" or "Mountaineers." On February 14, 1925, the nickname "Golden Eagles " was officially adopted. The school newspaper, The Oracle, printed a story that outlined the efforts of a committee to suggest several possible nicknames to Athletic Association members for their consideration. The two most popular names were "Golden Eagles" and "Mountaineers," and the association, by a vote of 139-18, proudly declared its preference. It wasn't until 27 years later that a tangible mascot found its way to the campus. Several Tech

students braved a driving night rainstorm to pilfer a huge block-tin eagle statue from the charred ruins of a resort hotel in Monteagle. They painted the creature - with a wingspan of over six feet - a glistening gold, and suspended it from the rafter for public inspection at the following day's basketball game in Memorial Gym. Then-Governor Frank G. Clement, a lifelong friend of the hotel owner, was in Cookeville to speak . He worked out a compromise between his friend and the school students, who wanted to retain the eagle as their mascot. Over the years, a wide variety of artwork and drawings have been used to represent the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles. Some of those include a drawing which appeared in media guides in the mid 1970s, and a cartoon-style mascots in the early 1980s that was dubbed ‘the purple chicken” by Tech students.

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ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATION DR. ROBERT (BOB) BELL University President - Florida 1969 Dr. Robert (Bob) Bell, now in his 10th year as President of Tennessee Tech, is an avid supporter of TTU and Ohio Valley Conference sports. He currently chairs the OVC President’s Board of Directors. Bell became TTU’s President in 2000 after serving as dean, associate dean, assistant dean, and a chairperson in the university’s College of Business. After taking the post, he oversaw the reorganization of the athletics department, bringing in a full-time athletics director for the first time in almost 20 years. He has also been involved in statewide economic development on behalf of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, working on the THEC master plan focusing on links among higher education and stakeholders in business, health care and state government. Bell has served four terms on the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award’s Board of Examiners and was appointed a charter member of the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence in 1992, serving on the group’s panel of judges from 1994 to 2005. He represented Tennessee as a state delegate to the White House Conference on North American Free Trade Agreement in 1994 and spent two years as an economic development consultant for the nation of Mauritius.

Dr. Bell has served on or chaired a variety of professional, regional and national organizations, including the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business International, the Southern Business Association, the North American Case Research Association, the Tennessee College Association, and a number of Tennessee higher education task forces, among others. In 2005, Bell was named the first recipient of the Ned R. McWherter Leadership Award, presented by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence. In the scholarly arena, he has been published extensively in the fields of management, organizational design, computer science and quality/productivity management, authoring two books and more than 70 articles, case studies and papers. Bell is also well known and respected in the Cookeville community. He has chaired the Cookeville-Area Putnam County Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors, the Regional Quality Council and the Putnam Tomorrow Task Force for the Putnam County Commission. A past president of the local YMCA, Bell currently chairs the Cookeville Industrial Development Board and is a member of the Board of Directors for CityScape and Blood Assurance Corp. He has been an adult leader in the Boy Scouts of America since 1988 and serves on the executive board for the Middle Tennessee Council of BSA. He is also a member of the Cookeville Rotary and Evening Lions Clubs.

MARK WILSON Director of Athletics - Maine 1991 Mark Wilson’s first five years as Director of Athletics at Tennessee Tech have been highlighted by vision, energy, and enthusiasm. Those factors have facilitated growth and excellence in all areas and have placed the focus on generating a better studentathlete experience. In 2007, Wilson received a five-year contract extension to keep him at the helm of the Golden Eagle athletic programs through 2012. Wilson was recently appointed to a position on the NCAA Leadership Council through April, 2011. It will give the Ohio Valley Conference, TTU and Wilson a voice in a variety of strategic decisions that can affect intercollegiate athletics. Wilson, 40, has led Athletics to several milestone accomplishments during his first four years, including enhanced facilities and fund raising, high profile staff additions, and compliance and academic success. Under Wilson’s guidance, the program has continued to focus on the academic success of its student-athletes, with soaring numbers each semester on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll. Tech’s student-athletes have achieved their highest overall combined semester GPAs. Wilson also developed a strategic plan for Tech’s athletic facilities and has already seen some of those plans become reality. During the past two years, Tech has completed several construction projects to athletic facilities, including resurfacing the outdoor tennis courts, a new natural grass practice field, installation of new turf in Tucker Stadium, renovating the running track, renovating the football offices, meeting rooms and locker rooms, new lights at Tucker Stadium and installation of electronic targets in the rifle

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rage. Most recently, Athletics opened a spacious, new basketball office complex in Eblen Center. Additional building plans call for a new strength and conditioning facility and a student-athlete center. Another step achieved under Wilson’s direction has been increased fund raising and development efforts with the goal of providing the necessary resources for Tech’s student-athletes, coaches and staff. All of those accomplishments have come while the department has continued to stay focused on compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations. Wilson was named Director of Athletics on July 1, 2004. He came to Tennessee Tech from Ohio University. Since his first day at Tech, Wilson has made rapid and steady progress. He began by restructuring the department and implemented plans for a better student-athlete experience. In addition, athletics launched a dynamic new website, gained NCAA certification and was found in complete compliance, created a far-reaching “WIN” program for academic success, opened an entertaining and popular Tailgate Park, and started plans for two capital projects. Before going to Ohio, Mark served as the Director of Athletic Marketing for the University of Massachusetts. He also worked as a graduate assistant in the UMass athletic department and interned with the Northwestern University ticketing and marketing departments. Wilson received his bachelor’s degree in 1991 from the University of Maine in physical education and health, and earned his master’s in sports management from the University of Massachusetts in 1994. Mark and his wife, Michelle, have two daughters, Katey (14) and Meaghan (9).

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Joe Erdeljac Frank Harrell Athletics Trainer Associate A.D.

Dr. Lance Jasitt Tammie McMillan Misty Pearson Assistant A.D. Assistant A.D. Corporate Sales & Marketing

Dr. Jeff Roberts Rob Schabert Faculty Rep Assistant A.D.

Ben Shannon Facilities and Events

Baseball Matt Bragga

Basketball (M) Mike Sutton

Basketball (W) Sytia Messer

CC & Track Tony Cox

Football Watson Brown

Golf (M) Craig King

Golf (W) Brandy Stout

Rifle Steve Law

Soccer Becky Fletcher

Softball Tory Acheson

Tennis (M & W) Kenny Doyle

Volleyball John Blair

Grant Swallows Mandy Thatcher Compliance & Associate A.D. Special Events

Golden Eagles Head Coaches

Athletics Support Staff Ticket Office

Sandy Zimmerman

Strength & Conditioning Cheerleading & Dance

Chip Pugh

Robin Burroughs

Development

Marketing & Sales

Leveda Birdwell

Drew Hixon

Facilities

Matt Dexter

Clerical Staff

Renee Henry

Patrena Hicks

Kim Nash

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Winning in the Classroom Tennessee Tech’s commitment to its student-athletes is evident. The support personnel and resources available provide Golden Eagle student-athletes with the tools needed for success. The success of Tennessee Tech University’s athletic teams is tied closely to the academic progress of each student-athlete, and the academic performance of each Tech student-athlete is closely monitored by the coaching staff as well as an experienced staff in Academic Services. Tech’s student-athletes continue to excel in the classroom. Each semester, the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll pays tribute to more than 150 students in athletics, including athletes, trainers, managers and cheerleaders, and the overall GPA of the department has climbed steeply in the past six semesters. Student-athletes are the most visible component of a university, entertaining thousands of fans, students, alumni, family and friends. Their athletic abilities and achievements are a focus for national attention, as athletic events not only bring back faithful alumni, but serve as a welcome mat to the university for potential new stu- Marilyn Borch-Jensen dents. Academic Student-athletes devote many hours to practice, conditioning and training in an effort to be the best they Advisement can be. These hours are not required by non-athletes in the student body, and these extra demands can compete Secretary with academics for the student-athlete’s time and energy. The Tech Athletics Department works to provide help with course content (through tutors and monitored study hours) as well as with time management and study skills and any other academic support services that will allow Tech student-athletes to maximize their academic potential.

ESPN The Magazine/ CoSIDA Academic All-America Tennessee Tech University student-athletes have achieved Academic All-America honors 33 times since 1976.

1976....................................... Donley Canary, Baseball 1978...................................... Pat Kannapel, Basketball 1982.................................. Jerilynn Harper, Basketball 1985..................................... Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1986.................................Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1986..................................... Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1987..............................................Derek Lane, Baseball 1987..................................... Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1987.................................Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1988..................................................Jim Cornelius, Golf 1990............................................Lisa Johnson, Softball 1993...........................................Andrea Roark, Softball 1996...................................Dena Adams, Track & Field 1996.......................................... Stacy Hughes, Softball 1996................................Dena Adams, Cross Country 1997...................................Dena Adams, Track & Field 1997..............................Rachel Melchiorre, Volleyball 1998 ................................Jenny Adams, Track & Field 1999........................................Adnan Hadzialic, Tennis 1999........................................ Wes Gallagher, Football 2000..........................................Diane Seng, Basketball 2000.........................................Nick Solomon, Football 2001............................................ Janet Holt, Basketball 2002............................................ Janet Holt, Basketball 2002................................... LeeAnne Mongar, Softball 2003....................................Stephanie Ward, CC/Track 2003................................... LeeAnne Mongar, Softball 2004....................................Stephanie Ward, CC/Track 2005...................................... Anne Morrow, Volleyball 2007.............................................. Beth Boden, Softball 2008......................................Thomas Nelson, Baseball 2008.............................................. Beth Boden, Softball 2008.................................. Stephanie Fischer, Softball

ESPN The Magazine/ CoSIDA Academic All-America District IV District IV consists of Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Alabama. 1985.......................... Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1985..............................Barry Wilmore, Football 1985......................Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1986......................Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1986...............................Joel Chandler, Football 1986.......................... Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1987................................. Ed deHass, Basketball 1987................................... Derek Lane, Baseball 1987.......................... Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1987......................Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1987..................................Clark Richey, Football 1988....................................... Jim Cornelius, Golf 1990...............................Steve Arnette, Baseball 1990...............................Tuesday Frase, Softball 1990................................. Lisa Johnson, Softball 1990..........................Spencer Hissam, Football 1991................................Ted Lockerby, Football 1991.........................................Ben Holt, Baseball 1991................................Andrea Roark, Softball 1992................................Ted Lockerby, Football 1992................................Andrea Roark, Softball 1993................................Andrea Roark, Softball 1993.........................................Ben Holt, Baseball 1994.....................Mary Beth Coombs, Softball 1995.................................... Scott Trent, Football 1995............................................Lisa Phipps, Golf 1995...................Rachel Melchiorre, Volleyball 1996.................................. Jason Matson, Tennis 1996................................Stacy Hughes, Softball 1996................ Kelly Carmichael, Track & Field 1996........................Dena Adams, Track & Field 1996................................Brandy Henry, Softball 1996...................Rachel Melchiorre, Volleyball 1996.............. Meggan Toohey, Cross Country

1997................................Stacy Hughes, Softball 1997........................Dena Adams, Track & Field 1997.......................Jenny Adams, Track & Field 1997....................................... Wade Morrell, Golf 1997................................. Jeff Norman, Football 1997............................. Wes Gallagher, Football 1997...................Rachel Melchiorre, Volleyball 1998...............................Diane Seng, Basketball 1998................................. Taylor Ralph, Baseball 1998......................................Amy Ayers, Softball 1998.......................Jenny Adams, Track & Field 1998............................. Wes Gallagher, Football 1999...............................Diane Seng, Basketball 1999...................Collin Carmichael, Basketball 1999............................. Adnan Hadzialic, Tennis 1999........................................Shane Sewell, Golf 1999............................. Wes Gallagher, Football 1999..................Kevin Boucher, Cross Country 1999................ Steven Gordon, Cross Country 2000...............................Diane Seng, Basketball 2000..................................Janet Holt, Basketball 2000...................Collin Carmichael, Basketball 2000................................Brandy Henry, Softball 2000.............................Mirza Duranovic, Tennis 2000..............................Nick Solomon, Football 2001..................................Janet Holt, Basketball 2001........................... Grant Swallows, Football 2001............................... Kara Gilbert, Volleyball 2001........................................Julie Tryon, Soccer 2002..................................Janet Holt, Basketball 2002................................. Brent Jolly, Basketball 2002.........................LeeAnne Mongar, Softball 2002..................Stephanie Ward, Track & Field 2002...................................... Alexis Boyd, Soccer

2002............................... Kara Gilbert, Volleyball 2002...................................... Trey Perry, Football 2003......................... Stephanie Ward, CC/Track 2003 .......................LeeAnne Mongar, Softball 2003...................................... Alexis Boyd, Soccer 2004......................... Stephanie Ward, CC/Track 2004.................................... Brett Vavra, Football 2004............................Anne Morrow, Volleyball 2005...................................... Eric Anderson, Golf 2005........................... Michelle Brigano, Soccer 2005................................Jess Seyfert, Volleyball 2005............................Anne Morrow, Volleyball 2005....................................Jon Mahan, Football 2006........................Leah Watson, Track & Field 2006................................... Beth Boden, Softball 2006....................................Jon Mahan, Football 2007................................... Beth Boden, Softball 2007................................Taylor Askew, Football 2007.................... Bradley Thompson, Football 2008................................... Beth Boden, Softball 2008........................Stephanie Fischer, Softball 2008...........................Thomas Nelson, Baseball 2008............................Keri Coulthard, CC/Track 2008................................Taylor Askew, Football 2008.................... Bradley Thompson, Football 2008................................... Kathryn Lally, Soccer 2008....................................Taren Brown, Soccer 2008.................... Teresa Craig, Volleyball 2009...............................Frank Davis, Basketball 2009......................................Keri Light, CC/Track 2009.........................Stephanie Place, CC/Track 2009..........................Lacoe Coquerille, Softball

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Dr. LANCE JASITT Assistant Athletics Director / Academics and Student Welfare

Dr. Lance Jasitt serves as Assistant Athletics Director for Academics and Student Welfare. He has served in compliance and administrative operations roles in the Tech Athletics Department since 1998. Dr. Jasitt plays a key role in the academic success of each of Tech’s varsity student-athletes, managers, and graduate assistants. His primary goals are to provide guidance and academic resources to permit student-athletes to maintain their academic eligibility under NCAA rules and to progress to graduation. In this process, Dr. Jasitt serves as a primary liaison between coaches and faculty. A detail-oriented person and a diligent worker, Dr. Jasitt has developed a solid understanding of the operations of the Athletics Department, the staff and the needs of its student-athletes. In addition to his administrative role within Athletics, Dr. Jasitt is also highly involved in promoting reading and literacy at all age levels. He was the 2008-09 president of the TTU Council of the International Reading Association and is still actively involved in that organization. He also has served on the President’s Commission on the Status of Women for seven years. Raised in York, Pa., he earned a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University in 1978 and added a master’s in public administration from Valdosta State University in 1987. In 1993, he received a master’s degree in education from Old Dominion University and added a Ph.D. in literacy education from Tennessee Tech in 2004. Dr. Jasitt is a former Commander in the U.S. Navy. His wife of 29 years, Donna White Jasitt, is a former Captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve. They have two children, Ian and Meagan. Ian is pursuing a second degree in Environmental Geology at Tennessee Tech and plans to graduate in May 2010. Meagan is a junior Pre-Physical Therapy major at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Former volleyball standout Laura Sidorowicz was named Tech’s 2005 NCAA Woman of the Year. She graduated with a 3.911 grade average.

The “WIN” program: Work Intensely Now The WIN Program was implemented in the fall semester of 2004 to provide additional support for freshmen and student-athletes whose general academic progress places them at risk for maintaining eligibility and graduating. The program involves the student-athlete, coach(es), academic advisor, tutors, and others to build academic skills for success. Participation in the program is primarily based on grades, and coaches or the academic advisor may recommend additional participation at any time. All incoming freshmen meet at least one time per week with their coach to discuss academic progress and needs as well as time management and study skill techniques. Other aspects of the program include monitored study hours, tutoring, and study skills workshops.

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ACADEMIC HONORS ESPN The Magazine/ CoSIDA Academic All-America Tennessee Tech University student-athletes have achieved Academic All-America honors 33 times since 1976.

1976.......................................Donley Canary, Baseball 1978......................................Pat Kannapel, Basketball 1982..................................Jerilynn Harper, Basketball 1985.....................................Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1986..................... Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1986.....................................Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1987............................................. Derek Lane, Baseball 1987.....................................Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1987..................... Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1988................................................. Jim Cornelius, Golf 1990........................................... Lisa Johnson, Softball 1993..........................................Andrea Roark, Softball 1996.................................. Dena Adams, Track & Field 1996..........................................Stacy Hughes, Softball 1996...............................Dena Adams, Cross Country 1997.................................. Dena Adams, Track & Field 1997............................. Rachel Melchiorre, Volleyball 1998 ............................... Jenny Adams, Track & Field 1999........................................Adnan Hadzialic, Tennis 1999............................Wes Gallagher, Football 2000......................................... Diane Seng, Basketball 2000............................ Nick Solomon, Football 2001............................................Janet Holt, Basketball 2002............................................Janet Holt, Basketball 2002...................................LeeAnne Mongar, Softball 2003................................... Stephanie Ward, CC/Track 2003...................................LeeAnne Mongar, Softball 2004................................... Stephanie Ward, CC/Track 2005......................................Anne Morrow, Volleyball 2007..............................................Beth Boden, Softball 2008.....................................Thomas Nelson, Baseball 2008..............................................Beth Boden, Softball 2008..................................Stephanie Fischer, Softball

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ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-America District IV District IV consists of Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Alabama.

1985......................... Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1985.................. Barry Wilmore, Football 1985............ Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1986............ Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1986....................Joel Chandler, Football 1986......................... Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1987................................Ed deHass, Basketball 1987..................................Derek Lane, Baseball 1987......................... Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1987............ Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1987......................Clark Richey, Football 1988......................................Jim Cornelius, Golf 1990............................. Steve Arnette, Baseball 1990..............................Tuesday Frase, Softball 1990................................Lisa Johnson, Softball 1990................Spencer Hissam, Football 1991.................... Ted Lockerby, Football 1991....................................... Ben Holt, Baseball 1991.............................. Andrea Roark, Softball 1992.................... Ted Lockerby, Football 1992.............................. Andrea Roark, Softball 1993.............................. Andrea Roark, Softball 1993....................................... Ben Holt, Baseball 1994................... Mary Beth Coombs, Softball 1995........................ Scott Trent, Football 1995.......................................... Lisa Phipps, Golf 1995..................Rachel Melchiorre, Volleyball 1996.................................Jason Matson, Tennis 1996.............................. Stacy Hughes, Softball 1996...............Kelly Carmichael, Track & Field 1996.......................Dena Adams, Track & Field 1996.............................. Brandy Henry, Softball 1996..................Rachel Melchiorre, Volleyball 1996.............Meggan Toohey, Cross Country 1997.............................. Stacy Hughes, Softball 1997.......................Dena Adams, Track & Field 1997......................Jenny Adams, Track & Field 1997......................................Wade Morrell, Golf 1997...................... Jeff Norman, Football 1997...................Wes Gallagher, Football 1997..................Rachel Melchiorre, Volleyball 1998..............................Diane Seng, Basketball 1998................................Taylor Ralph, Baseball 1998.................................... Amy Ayers, Softball 1998......................Jenny Adams, Track & Field 1998...................Wes Gallagher, Football 1999..............................Diane Seng, Basketball 1999..................Collin Carmichael, Basketball 1999............................Adnan Hadzialic, Tennis 1999...................................... Shane Sewell, Golf

1999...................Wes Gallagher, Football 1999................ Kevin Boucher, Cross Country 1999...............Steven Gordon, Cross Country 2000..............................Diane Seng, Basketball 2000................................ Janet Holt, Basketball 2000..................Collin Carmichael, Basketball 2000.............................. Brandy Henry, Softball 2000............................Mirza Duranovic, Tennis 2000................... Nick Solomon, Football 2001................................ Janet Holt, Basketball 2001.................Grant Swallows, Football 2001..............................Kara Gilbert, Volleyball 2001...................................... Julie Tryon, Soccer 2002................................ Janet Holt, Basketball 2002................................Brent Jolly, Basketball 2002....................... LeeAnne Mongar, Softball 2002.................Stephanie Ward, Track & Field 2002.....................................Alexis Boyd, Soccer 2002..............................Kara Gilbert, Volleyball 2002..........................Trey Perry, Football 2003........................Stephanie Ward, CC/Track 2003 ..................... LeeAnne Mongar, Softball 2003.....................................Alexis Boyd, Soccer 2004........................Stephanie Ward, CC/Track 2004........................Brett Vavra, Football 2004.......................... Anne Morrow, Volleyball 2005.....................................Eric Anderson, Golf 2005..........................Michelle Brigano, Soccer 2005...............................Jess Seyfert, Volleyball 2005.......................... Anne Morrow, Volleyball 2005........................ Jon Mahan, Football 2006.......................Leah Watson, Track & Field 2006.................................. Beth Boden, Softball 2006........................ Jon Mahan, Football 2007.................................. Beth Boden, Softball 2007.....................Taylor Askew, Football 2007...........Bradley Thompson, Football 2008.................................. Beth Boden, Softball 2008...................... Stephanie Fischer, Softball 2008......................... Thomas Nelson, Baseball 2008...........................Keri Coulthard, CC/Track 2008.....................Taylor Askew, Football 2008...........Bradley Thompson, Football 2008..................................Kathryn Lally, Soccer 2008...................................Taren Brown, Soccer 2008..............................Teresa Craig, Volleyball 2009..............................Frank Davis, Basketball 2009.................................... Keri Light, CC/Track 2009........................Stephanie Place, CC/Track 2009........................ Lacoe Coquerille, Softball

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Responsible for providing medical coverage, recognition and treatment of injuries, and rehabilitation for all 16 intercollegiate teams and more than 300 student-athletes. Tennessee Tech’s Sports Medicine department provides some of the most complete and advanced care available. In addition to the head athletic trainer, the Sports Medicine department also currently features two full-time assistant athletic trainers and four graduate assistant athletic trainers, a physical therapist and four student athletic trainers .

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Assistant Athletic Trainer

ERDELJAC Head Athletics Trainer West Virginia 1988 Joe Erdeljac was named in July 2008 as Head Athletic Trainer at Tennessee Tech University, taking over the role from his former mentor, David Green. Erdeljac previously served as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Tennessee Tech under Green for seven years, and worked for nine years with high school athletes for the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Erdeljac was at Tech from 1992 to 1999. During that time, he was the Athletics Trainer for the men’s basketball team and worked with the student-athletes on all of Tech’s teams. A native of West Virginia, Erdeljac begin his career in 1988 while an undergraduate at the University of West Virginia. Upon graduation with a bachelor’s degree in Science and Physical Education, he took a graduate assistant position at Austin Peay and received his master’s degree in 1989. From there, he accepted his first full-time position as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, a post he held until being hired for a similar assignment at Tech under former Head Athletic Trainer David Green. After seven years at TTU, he accepted a position in 1999 with the Cookeville Regional Medical Center as Head Athletic Trainer for Upperman High School in Baxter, a position he held until recently accepting the top post in Tech’s Sports Medicine Department. During his time with CRMC, he was a volunteer athletic trainer at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, working with the basketball teams and other Olympic team members A member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), he is also in the Southeastern Athletic Trainers Association (SEATA) and is currently serving as president of the Tennessee Athletic Trainers’ Society (TATS). He was recently appointed by the governor to the Tennessee Board of Athletic Trainers, a post he’ll fill through 2010. Joe and his wife, Jessica, have one daughter, Riley Grace, born on December 15, 2008.

Physical Therapy for Student-Athletes Golden Eagle Sports Medicine Student Therapy Center is located inside the east side of Tucker Stadium on the campus of Tennessee Tech University. The center specializes in athletic and orthopedic injuries and creates a convenient way for students, faculty and staff to attend physical therapy without leaving campus. The center is operated by a community partnership between Cookeville Regional Medical Center and Tennessee Tech with a portion of the fees generated providing scholarships to student athletic trainers.

Upton Dabney

Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainers

Katherine Emert

Molly Kidd

Lee Rice

Matt Rodrigue

Tennessee Tech’s Medical Support Staff Dr. Richard Williams , Team Physician Dr. Craig Maltman, Consultant Dr. James Talmage, Consultant Dr. Mike Huddleston, Team Optometrist Dr. Clark Childress, Team Dentist

Dr. William C. Francis Athletic Training Complex Tennessee Tech University’s athletic training complex was renamed the Dr. William C. Francis Student Therapy/Athletic Training Complex on November 7, 1992, in recognition of the dedicated, long-time team physician who was instrumental in the health care of all Tech student-athletes for 35 years. The state-of-theart facility is located in the east side of Tucker Stadium. A 1953 Tech graduate who served as the football team’s captain and was president of the student body, Dr. Francis was inducted into the school’s Sports Hall of Fame in 1984. Dr. Francis passed away on October 13, 1996.

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Emphasizing Player DEVELOPMENT The Tennessee Tech strength and conditioning program is a blend of science, technology, nutrition and one-on-one attention to each athlete. Golden Eagle student-athletes make a year-round commitment to physically preparing to play their sport at the highest level. At TTU, a program is tailored to match each student-athlete’s individual needs with the sport-specific physical demands. This includes strength, speed, power, agility, flexibility, metabolic conditioning and motivation. This combination allows Tennessee Tech’s student-athletes to better reach their specific goals. Another major focus of the strength staff is the development of sport-specific speed, agility and conditioning.

CHIP PUGH Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Chip Pugh is in his fourth year as Tennessee Tech’s strength and conditioning head coach. He oversees the physical development of student-athletes in all 16 sports, providing support in building toward championships. Pugh served three years in the same position at Winthrop University where he created and developed a highly successful strength and conditioning program that helped win 12 conference championships. An alumnus of Ohio University, he was an offensive lineman on the football team while earning a bachelor’s degree in sport industry and a master’s degree in physical education. Pugh believes that the qualities that athletes can develop in strength and conditioning will not only aid in their athletic development, but will also help them build quality character components necessary for life. A native of Parkersburg, W. Va., he began his coaching career at his alma mater as an assistant strength and conditioning coach where he primarily worked with men’s and women’s track, men’s and women’s swimming, and women’s soccer. He also assisted coach Ethan Reeve, currently the head strength and conditioning coach at Wake Forest, with football while at Ohio. After leaving Ohio University he became the head strength and conditioning coach for football at Marietta Golden Eagle (Ohio) College, where he also worked as an assistant football coach. Additionally, during his two years at Marietta Strength All-Americans College he also served as a campus minister to the college. under Chip Pugh Pugh is a certified member of the National Strength Awarded by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and Conditioning Coaches’ Association. He also holds the Club Coach certification through USA Weightlifting. 2007 Katie Sutherland, Softball He is a Level-I certified CrossFit trainer and conducts Amadi McKenzie, Men’s Basketball personal training classes open to the public using the 2008 Allison Price, Women’s Basketball CrossFit methods. John Jackson, Football 2009 Chip and his wife, the former Nicole Carey, were marBlair Bowens, Women’s Basketball ried July 29, 2000. They live in Cookeville, where they are Kelechi Odu, Football active in sprint triathlons and CrossFit. 92 92 TENNESSEE TECH MEN’S BASKETBALL MEDIA GUIDE / 2009-10


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Construction of new Strength Center to begin this winter on Tech campus New facility will house weight room, practice space and locker facilities strength and conditioning center will feature approximately Victories on the field, court or track often find their be21,000 square feet of space and state-of-the-art equipment. ginnings in a place without cheering fans and blaring bands The building will house 8,000 square feet of weight room — the strength and conditioning center. space, 9,000 square feet of indoor practice space, and 4,000 And the scope and quality of a team’s strength and square feet of support/locker room space. The new buildconditioning facility loom large during recruiting season, ing will be located west of the softball complex close to Pine so Tennessee Tech’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Ave. This location allows for access to the newly built outdoor has plans to build a new facility to capture the attention of strength and conditioning area that includes an obstacle recruits and enhance the training of Tech’s student-athletes. course, speed training sand pit, as well as a natural grass prac “Building this strength and conditioning center is the tice surface. most important thing we can do to properly train Tennessee “We need this facility to put the tools in place to help Tech’s student-athletes and compete for recruits,” said Mark make our teams successful,” he said. “And once we get the Wilson, director of athletics. “All our OVC peers and many student-athletes here, they’ll have a greater opportunity for high schools have nice, big strength centers that allow stucompetitive success by becoming better athletes.” dent-athletes to train efficiently and to be bigger, faster and Tech is scheduled to begin construction on the new stronger. Today’s student-athletes expect a certain standard Strength Center this winter. of facilities and equipment in a Division I athletics program.” The need for a new facility is punctuated by the fact that Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Chip Pugh currently runs three shifts of workouts a day just to accommodate all the football student-athletes in the current 2,500 square foot facility. Shifts are also scheduled for student-athletes on Tech’s other 15 teams. Additionally, it is prohibitive for safety reasons to perform heavy lifts like the power clean in a facility located on a third floor instead of a ground floor facility. “This project is the number one priority in the athletics department,” said Wilson. “We’ve done all we can do in the existing space to make it work for our athletes.” At an estimated cost of $2 million, the proposed Kristina Hortert Johnny Harrison Jeremy Laviano

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SPORTS HALL OF FAME Since its creation in 1975, the TTU Sports Hall of Fame has inducted 141 members, whose photos and biographies are featured in the Hall of Fame Gallery in Eblen Center. 1975 Inductees #Preston V. (Putty) Overall (1923-67)--Football, Basketball, Track, Baseball # Creed Denton McClure (1937-39)--Football, Track #B. Holmes Neal (1937-39)--Football #Tom Fann (1950-52)--Football #James Dearing Miller (1920-25)--Football 1976 Inductees

#Malcolm P. Quillen (1930-33)--Baseball, Football

Raymond H. (Bull) Brown (1933-37)--Baseball, Basketball, Football, Track #Elwin W. (Wink) Midgett (1930-34)--Baseball, Basketball, Football #Sidney McGee (1939-68)--Sports Information Emmett T. Strickland (1933-36)--Football, Baseball, Basketball 1977 Inductees

#Hooper Eblen (1941-74)--Basketball, Baseball,

Football, Track, Tennis, Golf Kenneth Sidwell (1955-56)--Basketball #Joe B. Sills (1927-31)--Football, Baseball, Basketball #Wilburn Tucker (1941-67)--Baseball, Football #Eddie Watson (1922-28)--Football, Baseball, Basketball

1983 Inductees #Edward Gracey (1939-42)--Golf, Football, Track #Gordon Mason (1957-61)--Football #Charles Pangle (1943-45)--Football, Basketball, Baseball #W. J. Shumaker (1957-59)--Football Jim Youngblood (1968-72)--Football 1984 Inductees Edward F. Etzel (1971-74)--Rifle #William C. Francis (1949-52)--Football Don Cook (1948-51)--Baseball, Basketball Tommy Hackler (1959-60)--Football #Edd Zegarski (1942, 1947-48)--Football, Track 1985 Inductees

#Earl Carrier (1929-34)--Football, Baseball,

1978 Inductees

Basketball Ray Carter (1970-73)--Rifle Homer Hamdorff (1936-39)--Football, Baseball, Basketball Charles (Chuck) Kriese (1970-72)--Tennis

Jack Van Hooser (1951-54)--Football, Baseball Lonnie Warwick (1961-63)--Football Homer (Rudy) Schmittou (1959-62)--Football, Track

1986 Inductees Glen (Pete) Davis (1938-42)--Basketball, Football Elois Grooms (1972-75)--Football Mike Hennigan (1971-72)--Football Ron Shumate (1957-61)--Baseball, Basketball

#Benton Bilbrey (1940-43)--Track, Football, Baseball #Huland Draper (1937-40)--Baseball, Basketball

1979 Inductees

1987 Inductees

#Carl S. (Cotton) Barlow (1936-39)--Football,

#R.L. Highers (1940-43)--Football, Baseball

1980 Inductees Albert Jobe (1927-30)--Football, Baseball, Basketball, Track #Jim Ragland (1960-63)--Football #Marshall (Stick) Taylor (1953-56)--Football, Basketball #David C. Williamson (1927-33)--Football, Basketball Larry Schreiber (1966-69)--Football

#Everett Derryberry (1940-74)--Administration

Baseball Tom Chilton (1956-57)--Track William Dupes (1949-51)--Football James S. Hagan (1957-60)--Basketball Flavious Smith (1948-52)--Football, Basketball

1981 Inductees

#Frank R. Adams (1927-31)--Football

Lowell Smith (1958-61)--Football

#James A. Carlen (1924-27)--Athletics

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1982 Inductees David Baxter (1958-61)--Football Kenneth Broyles (1951-53)--Football #Bannis Norris (1931-35)--Basketball, Baseball Virgil Rains (1949, 1952-54)--Football Ray Thomas (1957-60)--Football

Basketball Frank Jones (1972-76)--Basketball #L.C. (Lusk) Stubblefield (1938-42)--Football Baseball 1988 Inductees

Herbie Merritt (1956-59)--Basketball Dana Winningham (1972-75)--Football Kenneth (Moe) Wright (1955-57)--Football

1989 Inductees Noble Cody (1952-90)--Athletics James M. Gaylor (1951, 1955-57)--Football, Baseball Gayle Burgess-Hastings (1975-76)--Basketball James G. (Red) Jarell (1944, 46-49)--Football, Basketball 1990 Inductees L.D. (Speedy) Carden (1946-50)--Basketball, Football Pam Chambers-Compton (1976-80)--Basketball #Bobby Nichols (1960-63)--Golf Johnny Oldham (1955-64)--Basketball

1991 Inductees #Ray Drost (1958-64)--Football, Baseball #Ron Filipek (1964-67)--Basketball Rod M. Fitz-Randolph (1976-80)--Rifle Joseph (J.R.) Mulvihill (1967-69)--Football 1992 Inductees Robert Aylward (1970-73)--Rifle Jerilynn Harper (1979-82)--Basketball Jim Harrison (1943-49)--Baseball, Football Marynell Meadors (1970-86)--Basketball, Volleyball 1993 Inductees Marc Burnett (1977-82)--Basketball #Dr. William Headrick (1941-43)--Basketball, Baseball Pam Cassity Smith (1973-77)--Basketball #Don Wade (1968-82)--Football 1994 Inductees Murray Cunningham (1973-76)--Football #Don J. Henderson (1946-49)--Football, Baseball #Ed Hooper (1940-1998)--Athletics Hubie Smith Jr. (1950-56)--Golf 1995 Inductees Ed Burns (1975-79)--Football Kurt Fitz-Randolph (1976-80)--Rifle Rodney Moore (1975-79)--Track 1996 Inductees Eldon Burgess (1962-96) and #Gene Davidson (1962-98)--Broadcasting Wayne Pack (1970-73)--Basketball Kim Tunnell-Suiter (1982-85)--Volleyball Mike Winchester (1972-75)--Baseball 1997 Inductees Wayne Anderson (1977-80)--Football Donley Canary (1973-77)--Baseball #Jim Newkirk (1980-89)--Rifle Cheryl Taylor (1983-87)--Basketball 1998 Inductees Juan Escudero (1986-88)--Tennis Bruce Harris (1955-57)--Basketball Bob Joye (1967-80)--Football Derek Lane (1984-87)--Baseball 1999 Inductees Jim Cornelius (1985-88)--Golf #Johnny Donnelly (1989-98)--Fan Melinda Clayton Hatfield (1986-90)--Basketball #Elaine Proffitt Keagle (1978-82)--Rifle

2000 Inductees #Bill Branch (1949-52)--Football, Baseball C. Stephen Lynn (1966-69)--Tennis Melanie Marshall (1986-89)--Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Golf John D. Wall (1950-53)--Track Lana Ward (1987-90)--Rifle 2001 Inductees Matt Bulow (1987-90)--Tennis, Paralympics Angela Moorehead (1988-91)-- Basketball Matt Stark (1977-80)--Rifle 2002 Inductees John Fitzpatrick (1969-72)--Football Todd Kemp (1985-88)--Baseball Roschelle Vaughn (1990-92)--Basketball 2003 Inductees Becky Murray Isom (1982-85)--Volleyball Stephen Kite, Sr. (1982-86)--Basketball Steve Moore(1968-83)--Athletics Trainer Raymond Slonena, Sr. (1980-84)--Rifle Barry Wilmore (1982-85)--Football 2004 Inductees Anthony Avery (1986-90)--Basketball Beth Keylon (1992-94)--Softball Andrea Roark (1990-93)--Softball Delores Wheatley (1969-2004)--Academics 2005 Inductees Leonard “Sonny” Allen (1951-54) -- Football Scott Baerns (1985-88) -- Baseball David Mays (1974-98) -- Baseball Coach 2006 Inductees Shawn Monday Smith (1986-90) - Basketball Cecilia Ramsey Fisher (1988-91) - Basketball Angelo Volpe (1987-2000)- President Melanie Gray Walker (1991-95) - Golf Bill Worrell (1981-2006) - Basketball Coach 2007 Inductees Dr. Thurston Banks (1973-2006), Administrator Stacy Hughes Britt (19866-89), Softball Dr. David Larimore (1976-2006), Administrator Eddie Scott (1951-54), Football, Track Ryan Weeks (1986-89), Football 2008 Inductees Chris Hedman (1986-90), Tennis Mark Maberry (1994-97), Baseball #John “Shakey” McClellan (1964-2007), Supporter Rachel Melchiorre (1994-97), Volleyball Tom Pack (1986-90), Golf

A period of 10 years must pass after they complete their eligibility before athletes can be nominated for the Tech Sports Hall of Fame. Nominations are due each year by June 30.

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1991 - Dana Scott (Basketball) 1992 - Cecilia Ramsey (Basketball) 1993 - Bonnie Zoss (Volleyball/Track/BB) 1994 - Beth Keylon (Softball) 1995 - Taunya Lovelace (Basketball) 1996 - Merrie Robin Caldwell (CC/Track) 1997 - Dena Adams (Track/CC) 1998 - Rachel Melchiorre (Volleyball) 1999 - Amber Clark (Basketball) 2000 - Diane Seng (Basketball/Volleyball) and Collin Carmichael (Basketball) 2001 - Rachael Gobble (Basketball) and Adrienne Fortmann (Softball) 2002- Janet Holt (Basketball) 2003 - LeeAnne Mongar (Softball) 2004 - Alexis Boyd (Soccer) and Andrea Brown (Basketball) 2005 - Laura Sidorowicz (Volleyball) 2006 - Anne Morrow (Volleyball) 2007 - Kayla Garrison (Golf) 2008 - Beth Boden (Softball) 2009 - Kappy Lang (Volleyball)

Man of the Year

1993 - Ben Holt (Baseball) 1994 - Mike Kinney (Baseball) 1995 - Willie Queen (Football) 1996 - Gerald Bentley (Football) 1997 - Robert Taylor (Football) 1998 - Jeff Norman (Football) 1999 - T.J. Christian (Football) 2000 - Wes Gallagher (Football) 2001 - Larrie Smith (Basketball) 2002- Grant Swallows (Football) 2003 - Brent Jolly (Basketball) 2004 - Luis Aquerrevere (Tennis) 2005 - Brett Vavra (Football) 2006 - David McMahan (Football) 2007 - Anthony Ash (Football) 2008 - Thomas Nelson (Baseball) 2009 - Bradley Thompson (Football)

Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year

1994 - Beth Keylon (Softball) 1995 - Taunya Lovelace (Basketball) 1996 - Stacy Hughes (Softball) 1997 - Diane Seng (Basketball) 1998 - Diane Seng (Basketbal/VB/Track) 1999 - Diane Seng (Basketball/Volleyball) 2000 - Diane Seng (Basketball/Volleyball) 2001 - Janet Holt (Basketball) 2002 - Janet Holt (Basketball) and Lupita Hernandez (Tennis) 2003 - Stephanie Dallmann (Softball) 2004 - Lori Bayless (Softball) 2005 - Emily Christian (Basketball) 2006 - Bonnie Bynum (Softball) and Emily Christian (Basketball) 2007 - Bonnie Bynum (Softball) and Beth Boden (Softball) 2008 - Stephanie Fischer (Softball) 2009 - Stephanie Place (CC and Track)

Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year

1994 - Mike Jones (Football) 1995 - Greg Bibb (Basketball) 1996 - Michael Penix (Football) 1997 - Mark Maberry (Baseball) 1998 - Andre Caballero (Football) 1999 - Branon Vaughn (Football) 2000 - Branon Vaughn (Football) 2001 - Chad Evitts (Football) 2002 - Grant Swallows (Football) 2003 - Casey Benjamin (Baseball) 2004 - Willie Jenkins (Basketball) 2005 - Willie Jenkins (Basketball) and Frank Omiyale (Football) 2006 - Scott Stallings (Golf) 2007 - Scott Stallings (Golf) 2008 - Larry Shipp (Football) 2009 - A.J. Kirby-Jones (Baseball)

Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

An Honored Staff Tech Athletics staff members have won many honors and awards since 1986 Tory Acheson - Softball OVC Coach of the Year - 2003, 2006 John Blair - Women’s Golf OVC Coach of the Year - 2008 Bill Branch - Women’s Golf OVC Coach of the Year - 1994 Jennie Gilbert - Volleyball OVC Coach of the Year - 1997 David Green - Athletic Trainer TATS Trainer of the Year - 1994 Frank Harrell - Men’s Basketball TSWA Coach of the Year - 1991 Bobby Holloway - Softball OVC Coach of the Year - 1994 Tom Kelly - Rifle OVC Coach of the Year - 2001 Jeff Lebo - Men’s Basketball OVC Coach of the Year - 2000, 2001, 2002 Barry Lewis - Men’s Tennis OVC Coach of the Year - 2008 David Mays - Baseball OVC Coach of the Year -1993, 1995, 1997 George Moody - Rifle OVC Coach of the Year - 2002, 2003

Kirby-Jones

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Bobby Nichols - Men’s Golf OVC Coach of the Year - 1990, 2005 Bobby Nichols - Women’s Golf OVC Coach of the Year - 2000, 2001 Steve Payne - Men’s Basketball OVC Coach of the Year - 2006 Jim Ragland - Football OVC Coach of the Year - 1992, 1993 Rob Schabert - Sports Information TTU Outstanding Professional - 2004 Qasim Sheikh - Women’s Soccer OVC Coach of the Year - 1998 Randy Smith - Men’s Tennis OVC Coach of the Year - 1991, 1992, 1999, 2006 Randy Smith - Women’s Tennis OVC Coach of the Year - 1999 Mike Sutton - Men’s Basketball OVC Coach of the Year - 2005 BWAA Most Courageous, 2006 NSC Kaia Jergenson Courage Award, 2006 Bill Worrell - Women’s Basketball OVC Coach of the Year - 1987, 1990, 1992, 2000 Bill Worrell - Men’s Tennis OVC Coach of the Year - 1986

Raymond Brown........................................... 1933-1937 Hooper Eblen................................................. 1941-1974 Tom Fann.......................................................... 1950-1952 P.V. Overall....................................................... 1923-1967 Emmett Strickland...................................... 1933-1936 Wilburn Tucker.............................................. 1941-1967 Star Wood......................................................... 1950-1951 Jim Youngblood............................................ 1968-1972

OVC Hall of Fame Dr. Thurston Banks...................................... 1974-2006 Raymond Brown........................................... 1933-1937 Dr. Everett Derryberry.............................. 1943-1974 Hooper Eblen................................................. 1941-1974 David Larimore............................................. 1977-2004 Marynell Meadors....................................... 1970-1986 Johnny Oldham............................................. 1955-1964 P.V. Overall....................................................... 1923-1967 Malcolm Quillen............................................ 1930-1933 Dr. Arliss Roaden.......................................... 1974-1985 Wilburn Tucker.............................................. 1941-1967 Angelo Volpe.................................................. 1987-2000 Don Wade......................................................... 1966-1982 Bill Worrell....................................................... 1980-2006

College Football Hall of Fame Jim Youngblood............................................ 1968-1972

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Assistant Athletics Director / Sports Information and Broadcasting

In his 28th year on the Tenessee Tech athletics staff, Rob Schabert is assistant athletics director for sports information and broadcasting. He joined the Tech staff on Sept. 8, 1982. An active member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), he has attended the organization’s annual workshop in 28 of his 31 years in the profession. He has served on numerous CoSIDA committees, including Ethics, Academic All-America and Writing, and he currently serves on the Olympic Liaison Committee. In late September, Schabert will return to Minnesota to be inducted into the Hall of Distinction at Minnesota State University-Mankato. In 2004, he was voted winner of the university’s Outstanding Professional Award, and in July 2005 was promoted to his current title. A tireless worker, Schabert has won dozens of national publication and writing awards, including “Best in the Nation” from USA Volleyball for his annual media guide six times. Schabert, 52, has been a strong advocate for awards programs that recognize the success of student-athletes and staff, and is extremely active in promoting both the academic and athletic accomplishments of Tech’s student-athletes. He created the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in 1987 and initiated the President’s Award program in 1991. He also established the department’s Woman of the Year/Man of the Year awards along with the Outstanding Male and Female Athlete awards. He is active in the TTU Sports Hall of Fame selection process and serves as the emcee of the annual Hall of Fame Dinner. Schabert has promoted the selection of numerous Tech Academic All-Americans. Another wing of his operation is the day-to-day production and operations of the vast Tech athletics web site, TTUsports.com. Rob and his staff also serve as the hosts to all media attending athletics events on campus. A Minnesota native, Rob earned his bachelor’s degree in mass communications from St. Cloud (Minn.) State University in 1977, spent one year in the Minnesota Twins public relations office, and was SID for five years at Mankato State University. In 2002, Rob was a volunteer with the Salt Lake Olympic Committee as a member of the Press Operations staff. Rob and his beautiful and understanding wife, Joan, have two grown children who are also in the business — Matt (assistant SID at Morehead State) and Kristen (U.S. Army public affairs).

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Sports Information Office, Tennessee Tech, Box 5057, Cookeville, TN 38505. Media Passes Passes will be distributed on a game-by-game basis, and requests must be made at least two days prior to any game. Passes should be requested through the Sports Information Office and will admit authorized personnel to press row, the tunnel and locker areas. All press credentials will be left in the tunnel entrance on the east side of Eblen Center (facing Tucker Stadium).

Wireless Internet Service Eblen Center features wireless service for use by all visiting media. Please contact a member of the Sports Information staff for user information. Phones/Fax Tennessee Tech has two telephone lines and one fax machine available on a first-come, firstserve basis. One telephone is located at press row on the south sideline, one at the statisticians’ table on the north side. Please advise the Sports Information staff in advance if you wish to use the fax service.

Weekly Notes Tennessee Tech’s Sports Information Office prepares and distributes a weekly notes package on the Golden Eagles, including statistics, records, game information and comments from coaches and players. The release will be e-mailed to outlets who cover Tech on a regular basis, opponents, and others making a request. The notes will also be posted (PDF) on the official Tennessee Tech Athletics web site, TTUsports.com, which will usually be the first and fastest source of updated information. The weekly information is usually available each Tuesday during the season.

Statistics Service Complete play-by-play, halftime and final statistics will be available approximately four minutes following the completion of the game. Records, scores of games in progress, and other pertinent information will be distributed, whenever possible, throughout the game. Final game books will be available at the scorer’s table. If you need a large number of copies, please advise the Sports Information Office in advance.

Senior Will Barnes Player Interviews Parking All player interviews must be arranged through Parking is available in the large lot across McGee Thomas Wehner in the Sports Information Boulevard on the east side of Eblen Center. ParkOffice. This policy allows us to arrange a time that will not interfere with ing is restricted. Persons requesting credentials a week or more in advance a student-athlete’s academic schedule, which has top priority. Gameday will receive a parking pass. Those requesting less than seven days prior to a interviews are NOT permitted prior to the game. Interview requests should game will be listed on a parking pass list kept by the lot attendant. be submitted as far in advance as possible. No player phone numbers will be given out under any circumstances. Broadcast Areas Broadcast areas are reserved for The Golden Eagle Sports Network and the Interviews with Coach Sutton official visiting radio station. They are located along press row on the south Interviews with coach Mike Sutton, or members of his staff, can be arranged side of the arena. A visitor’s line is provided for the official visiting radio any time Monday through Friday by contacting Thomas Wehner in the station. Sports Information Office. Golden Eagles on TV Practices The 2007-08 Golden Eagles will play on national television from Eblen All practices will be closed to the media and general public. Interviews Center at least twice and will appear on WCTE TV several times. Complete TV may be conducted prior to a practice, and filming will be permitted, with scheduling was still being compiled as of press deadlines for this guide. For advance approval, during the first 15 minutes of a practice. Interviews with more information, call the Sports Information Office at (931) 372-3088. players and coaches must be arranged, in advance, for before and after practice. Drinks and food Soft drinks and water will be available on the floor from the Sports InformaDressing Rooms tion staff. No food service is provided. All team dressing rooms are located off the tunnel at the east end of Eblen Center. Players and coaches will be available for interviews following each game upon request.

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Following the Golden Eagles “Hello everybody, and welcome to this broadcast of Golden Eagle basketball...” Tech broadcasts on the GOLDEN EAGLE SPORTS NETWORK Fans can also listen FREE on the Internet or telephone via Teamline Golden Eagle basketball games are broadcast live to the Upper Cumberland region by Cookeville Communications pm the Golden Eagle Sports Network. The flagship station is Cookeville’s WHUB (1400 AM)The broadcasts can also be heard on affiliate stations, including WLIV (104.7 FM) in Livingston and WTTU (88.5 FM) across the Tech campus. Veteran radio personality Roger Ealey calls the play-by-play action. Fans can also listen anywhere in the world to every minute of the action -- and it’s absolutely FREE. The broadcasts on the GOLDEN EAGLE SPORTS NETWORK are available on both the Internet and the telephone. Fans can listen via the web through a link on the Tech athletics web site (TTUsports.com). To listen via the phone, call 1-800-846-4700. When asked for a team code, dial 0654 to choose the Golden Eagles and enjoy the games!

Tech games to be streamed on OVCSports.TV Every Tennessee Tech home basketball game during the 2009-10 season, and all of the conference road games, will be streamed live on OVCSports.TV. Fans have the option of subscribing for an entire season, or watch on a per-game basis. In addition, with a season pass you can log onto OVCSports.TV and watch every conference game anytime you want via the archives. For more information, visit OVCSports.com.

Golden Eagles on national TV in 2009-10 The Golden Eagles are scheduled to appear on national television during the regular season, when ESPNU broadcasts Tech’s game at UT Martin. In addition, the ESPN Bracket Buster game could also be one of the games selected for TV, and if the Golden Eagles reach the semifinals and championship of the OVC Tournament, those game will also be aired nationally. Nationally Televised games from Eblen Center in 2009-10 January 14 Tennessee Tech at UT Martin 8 p.m.

Tennessee Tech University Athletics Mission Statement The mission of Tennessee Technological University Intercollegiate Athletics, based upon and consistent with the university’s mission, is to encourage student scholarship and sportsmanship with emphasis placed on helping student-athletes make appropriate progress toward completion of their chosen academic degree programs and become productive members of society. The TTU Intercollegiate Athletics Program serves as a rallying point for the university as well as a public relations outlet for university activities by striving to bring positive recognition to TTU through a program built on concepts including excellence, integrity, and enthusiasm. Academic integrity is a key element in athletic decisions, thus ensuring that the educational values, practices, and the university’s mission set the standard for the program. TTU’s athletic program strives for student-athlete excellence in competition and in the academic setting. TTU seeks to field disciplined and competitive athletic teams dedicated to observing sportsmanship and ap-

plicable rules, to providing quality athletic training and medical support to intercollegiate athletics, and to supporting the general welfare of student-athletes. The TTU Intercollegiate Athletics Program focuses on the overall development of all persons participating in athletics. Ethical conduct and good sportsmanship are promoted among faculty and students, alumni and friends, athletics department staff, and student-athletes. The program adheres to the policies, rules, and guidelines of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC), and the institution. Intercollegiate Athletics is as supportive of women as of men and as supportive of those in the minority as those in the majority. The program is committed to complying with Title IX regulations. Intercollegiate Athletics provides opportunities to eligible persons without regard to age, gender, color, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.

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2009 OVC Tournament/Preseason 2010 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament at the Sommet Center Nashville, Tenn.

March 5-6, 2009

2009-10 OVC Men’s Basketball Predicted Order of Finish

(selected by head coaches and sports information directors)

1. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Morehead State (10).................154 Murray State (10).......................154 Austin Peay..................................114 Eastern Illinois.............................105 Eastern Kentucky......................... 93 Jacksonville State........................ 86 Tennessee Tech......................76 UT Martin........................................ 55 Tennessee State........................... 44 Southeast Missouri..................... 19

2009-10 Preseason All-OVC Team (selected by head coaches and sports information directors)

Wes Channels Austin Peay Romain Martin Eastern Illinois Kenneth Faried Morehead State* Danero Thomas Murray State Tyler Laser Eastern Illinois Justin Stommes Eastern Kentucky Maze Stallworth Morehead State Ivan Aska Murray State Isacc Miles Murray State Darius Cox Tennessee State * Preseason OVC Player of the Year

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