Posted On: 12/5/17 5:18 PM
“Heard from Tennessee Tech today,” shared K.J. Johnson mid-afternoon Tuesday.
The Marshall County Tigers starting shooting guard exploded for 37 points Friday night in a high-scoring loss at Stratford. And Tennessee Tech was the latest D1 program to notice.
According to K.J. Johnson, TTU Assistant Coach Gus Fraley reached out. He hasn’t really said much about my game except he had been hearing alot from me. He said that he would try and catch my game tuesday and asked for my schedule
Tennessee Tech is generally a second-tier Ohio Valley Conference program, behind the breadwinner Belmont and some years Murray State. The Golden Eagles of TTU tend to recruit from north Georgia up into Tennessee, but they usually focus on Nashville and east.
The TTU Class of 2017 was composed of Hunter Vick (Camden, TN) and Domen Omladic (Slovenia).
“From what I have read they are a pretty good school with a pretty good basketball program,” said K.J. Johnson. “They are developing well.”
Tennessee Tech also signed three Tennessee players last month in Garrett Golday (Arlington High), Junior Clay (The McCallie School), and Caden Mills (Van Buren High).
According to K.J. Johnson, TTU Assistant Coach Gus Fraley reached out. “He hasn’t really said much about my game except he had been hearing a lot from me. He said that he would try and catch my game Tuesday and asked for my schedule.”
Next Tuesday K.J. Johnson and Marshall County play Columbia next Tuesday.
Tennessee Tech joins other intrigued programs Lipscomb, Samford, Belmont, University of Alabama-Huntsville (D2), Lee (D2), North Alabama (D2), and UT Martin.