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2016-17 QUICK FACTS & ROSTER GENERAL UNIVERSITY INFORMATION Location: ............................................................................................ Cookeville, Tenn. Founded: ................................................................................................................. 1915 Enrollment: ......................................................................................................... 10,900 Conference: ...................................................................................... Ohio Valley (OVC) Nickname: .............................................................................................. Golden Eagles Colors: .............................................................. Purple (PMS 266) & Gold (PMS 109) Mascot: ................................................................................................ Awesome Eagle President: .............................................................................................. Dr. Phil Oldham Director of Athletics: ................................................................................. Mark Wilson MEN’S BASKETBALL HISTORY First Year of Basketball: ................................................................................... 1924-25 All-Time Overall Record: ................................................................. 1,090-1,060 (.507) All-Time OVC Record: ........................................................................... 457-497 (.479) OVC Regular Season Championships: ........................................................................ 7 1956, 1958, 1963, 1985, 2001, 2002, 2005 OVC Tournament Championships: ............................................................................... 1 1968 NCAA Tournament Appearances: ................................................................................ 2 1958, 1963 NIT Appearances: ........................................................................................................ 2 1985, 2002 CIT Appearances: ........................................................................................................ 2 2011, 2012 Vegas 16 Appearances: ................................................................................................ 1 2016 TEAM INFORMATION 2015-16 Record: .................................................................................................... 19-12 2015-16 OVC Record (Finish): ........................................................... 11-5 (T-2nd East) Starters Returning/Lost: ........................................................................................... 1/4 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: ................................................................................ 7/5 Newcomers: ................................................................................................................ 6 FACILITY INFORMATION Facility: ......................................................................................... Hooper Eblen Center Capacity: .............................................................................................................. 7,500 Record at Eblen Center: ........................................................................ 372-153 (.709) Record since 2000: .............................................................................. 160-40 (.800) Largest Crowd: ................................................................................................... 10,352 Date: ................................................................. March 14, 1985 vs. Tennessee (NIT) Longest Winning Streak: ........................................................................................... 33 Date: ............................................................... December 2, 2000 - January 4, 2003 SPORTS INFORMATION Sports Information Director (Men’s Basketball): .................................... Mike Lehman Email: ...................................................................................... mlehman@tntech.edu Office Phone: ................................................................................... (931) 372-3088 Cell Phone: ........................................................................................ (931) 319-3975 Hooper Eblen Center Press Row: ..................................................... (931) 372-6077 THE BROADCAST Radio Broadcasts: ................................................................................. 106.1 The Eagle Golden Eagle Sports Network Webstream: ............................... ovcdigitalnetwork.com Broadcaster: .............................................................................................. Roger Ealey Broadcaster: .......................................................................................... Dylan Vazzano

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MEN’S BASKETBALL COACHES & STAFF Head Coach: ....................................................................... Steve Payne, Sixth Season Career Record: ........................................................................ 79-77 (.506, 5 years) Associate Head Coach: ...................................................... Rick Cabrera, Fifth Season Assistant Coach: ............................................................... Frank Davis, Fourth Season Assistant Coach: ............................................................ Jason Taylor, Second Season Director of Basketball Operations: ..................................... Gus Fraley, Fourth Season Administrative Associate: ................................................................... Debbie Turnbow Basketball Office Phone: ................................................................. (931) 372-3956 Athletic Trainer: ....................................................................................... Dan Redmond Strength & Conditioning Coach: ............................................................ Matt Marseille Manager: ............................................................................................... John Mark Bell Manager: ..................................................................................................... Austin Clay Manager: ....................................................................................... Aaron Merriweather Manager: ............................................................................................... Jonathan Ortiz Manager: ................................................................................................... Logan Vance Manager: ................................................................................................. Hayden White TOP RETURNING PLAYERS: Name Yr. Pos. GP-GS Key Stats Aleksa Jugovic Jr. G 31-31 12.1 ppg, .865 FT%, .420 3FG% Mason Ramsey Jr. F 31-1 5.7 ppg, 2.4 rpg, .500 FG% Hakeem Rogers Sr. G 30-1 9.9 ppg, .844 FT%, .401 3FG% OTHER RETURNING PLAYERS: Name Yr. Pos. GP-GS Key Stats Courtney Alexander II So. F 29-0 1.6 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 12 blk Savonte Frazier So. G 17-0 2.2 ppg, 1.2 rpg, 0.9 apg Conner Hall So. G 5-0 2.0 ppg, 0.2 rpg, .429 3FG% Markell Henderson Jr. G 21-0 2.0 ppg, 1.4 rpg, .485 FG% Micaiah Henry R-Fr. C Sat out the 2015-16 season as a redshirt TOP NEWCOMERS: Name Yr. Pos. Hometown Stephaun Adams So. G St. Thomas, Virgin Islands Colton Blevins Fr. F Jamestown, Tenn. Ja’Cardo Hawkins Jr. F Gonzales, La. Kajon Mack Sr. G Los Angeles, Calif. Curtis Phillips Jr. Jr. F Memphis, Tenn. Miles Thomas Fr. G Chattanooga, Tenn.

Last School Motlow State CC York Institute San Bernardino Valley College Tulane Campbell South Doyle HS

KEY PLAYERS LOST: Name Yr. Pos. GP-GS Key Stats Ryan Martin Sr. F 31-30 14.0 ppg, 8.2 rpg, .782 FT% Anthony Morse Sr. F 31-31 7.7 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 1.9 bpg, .601 FG% Torrance Rowe Sr. G 31-31 18.2 ppg, 4.4 apg, .866 FT% Shirmane Thomas Jr. G 30-29 3.6 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 2.4 apg RETURNING STATISTICAL LEADERS: Name Stat Leader Scoring 12.1 Aleksa Jugovic Rebounding 2.7 Courtney Alexander II Assists 2.9 Aleksa Jugovic Steals 0.8 Aleksa Jugovic Blocks 0.4 Courtney Alexander II Field Goal Pct. .500 Mason Ramsey 3-Field Goal Pct. .420 Aleksa Jugovic Free Throw Pct. .865 Aleksa Jugovic Minutes 31.7 Aleksa Jugovic

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2016-17 Tennessee Tech Men's Basketball Guide  

The 2016-17 Tennessee Tech Men's Basketball media guide.

2016-17 Tennessee Tech Men's Basketball Guide  

The 2016-17 Tennessee Tech Men's Basketball media guide.

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