Preview: Tennessee Tech

Upgraded Golden Eagles still a couple of pieces away from OVC contention

Updated: October 9, 2013, 3:35 PM ET
By Corey Schmidt | ESPN Insider

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles

2012-13: 12-17 (5-11)
In-conference offense: 0.97 points per possession (10th)
In-conference defense: 1.05 points per possession (7th)

Tennessee Tech is poised for improvement after last season's 5-11 finish in Ohio Valley play. The Golden Eagles lost leading scorer and rebounder Jud Dillard, but nearly everyone else returns for coach Steve Payne. Because Payne had an inexperienced roster in a league full of senior-laden teams a year ago, TTU's young players have seen a lot more game action than many of their conference counterparts.


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