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Texas Tech beats second straight Top 25 team, routing No. 21 Baylor

WACO, Texas — No. 21 Baylor is suddenly struggling at home in Big 12 Conference play.And the Bears' frustration almost boiled over late in Saturday night's 84-66 loss to Texas Tech when coach Scott Drew got a technical foul and Rico Gathers later was ejected for a flagrant foul."I wish we would have done some things different," Drew said. "As far as me with my technical, I deserved...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech beats another Top 25 team, 84-66 at No. 21 Baylor

WACO, Texas (AP) Keenan Evans scored a career-high 21 points and had two steals in Texas Tech's go-ahead run as the Red Raiders upset No. 21 Baylor 84-66 on Saturday night, giving them their second consecutive win over a Top 25 team. Justin Gray had six of his 17 points in a 10-0 run that put Texas Tech (15-9, 5-7 Big 12) ahead to stay. The sophomore guard made the tiebreaking...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech dominates Baylor for another win over ranked team

WACO, Texas (AP) -- Keenan Evans scored a career-high 21 points and had two steals in Texas Tech's go-ahead run as the Red Raiders upset No. 21 Baylor 84-66 on Saturday night, giving them their second consecutive win over a Top 25 team. Justin Gray had six of his 17 points in a 10-0 spurt that put Texas Tech (15-9, 5-7 Big 12) ahead to stay. The sophomore guard made the tiebreaking...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 4 Baylor takes over in 2nd half, beats Texas Tech, 66-36

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Nina Davis had 21 points and 12 rebounds for her third double-double of the season to lead fourth-ranked Baylor to a 66-36 win over Texas Tech on Saturday. The Lady Raiders (11-13, 2-11 Big 12), whose two conference wins came at home, stayed in the game until Baylor took over in the third quarter. Following a fast-break layup by Leashja Grant, the Lady Raiders...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

LSU Hires Texas Tech’s Jabbar Juluke As Running Backs Coach

Les Miles has shaken up his coaching staff, a few weeks before the start of spring practice. Wide receivers coach Tony Ball is leaving the staff, while former Texas Tech and Louisiana Tech running backs coach Jabbar Juluke is replacing Frank Wilson, now the head coach at Texas-San Antonio. INBOX: Jabbar Juluke hired as LSU running backs coach. Tony Ball leaving staff. pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech upsets No. 14 Iowa State in OT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Zach Smith made two free throws with 18 seconds remaining in overtime to lead Texas Tech past No. 14 Iowa State 85-82 on Wednesday night. It was the second straight year the Red Raiders beat the Cyclones in Lubbock. Last season, Iowa State was ranked ninth. Deonte Burton scored a season-high 20 points and Abdel added 19 points to lead Iowa State (17-7, 6-5...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech upsets No. 14 Iowa State 85-82 in OT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Zach Smith made two free throws with 18 seconds remaining in overtime to lead Texas Tech past No. 14 Iowa State 85-82 on Wednesday night. It was the second straight year the Red Raiders beat the Cyclones in Lubbock. Last season, Iowa State was ranked ninth. Deonte Burton scored a season-high 20 points and Abdel added 19 points to lead Iowa State (17-7, 6-5)...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa St.-Texas Tech Preview

Adversity isn't anything new for an Iowa State team that's been adjusting to injuries and defections since the summer. Short-handed on the road for a second consecutive game, the 14th-ranked Cyclones will rely on that resiliency once again in Wednesday night's matchup with fading Texas Tech. Lacking both size and depth heading into coach Steve Prohm's first season, the Cyclones...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin, No. 25 Oklahoma State women beat Texas Tech 70-57

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Brittney Martin scored 32 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for her eighth straight double-double and No. 25 Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 70-57 on Sunday for the Cowgirls' sixth victory in a row. Martin had eight of Oklahoma State's first 12 points and scored its final six of the first quarter as the Cowgirls built a 20-9 lead. Texas Tech battled back in...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Williams layup lifts Texas Tech over Oklahoma State in OT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Devaugntah Williams drained a layup with one second left in overtime to give Texas Tech a 63-61 win over Oklahoma State Wednesday night. Aaron Ross finished with a career-high 22 points for Texas Tech (13-8, 3-6) and Toddrick Gotcher finished with 18 points, including a 3-pointer to force overtime. Leyton Hammonds had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Cowboys...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech focuses on building better defense on signing day

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Texas Tech signed 24 players on Wednesday, including 14 on the defensive side of the ball as the Red Raiders hope to slow down the high-octane offenses in the Big 12 Conference.But this is Texas Tech, after all. Third-year coach Kliff Kingsbury also signed dual-threat quarterback Jett Duffey of Mansfield, Texas, a 6-foot, 171-pounder who could be Patrick Mahomes...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech signs 14 defensive, 10 offensive players

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Texas Tech signed 24 players on Wednesday, including 14 on the defensive side of the ball as the Red Raiders hope to slow down the high-octane offenses in the Big 12 Conference. But this is Texas Tech, after all. Third-year coach Kliff Kingsbury also signed dual-threat quarterback Jett Duffey of Mansfield, Texas, a 6-foot, 171-pounder who could be Patrick Mahomes...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Texas Tech QB Davis Webb officially signs with Colorado

Former Texas Tech quarterback Davis Webb has officially signed a letter of intent to play at Colorado, according to Buffalos co-offensive coordinator Darrin Chiaverini. Welcome to the Colorado Family @Davis_Webb7 Time to Unleash The Beast! Let's Ride DWebb! #CUSwag pic.twitter.com/ZzYDbsWe7D — Darrin Chiaverini (@CoachChev6) February 3, 2016 A former four-star recruit from the...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech falls to Arkansas in overtime

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Dusty Hannahs scored 25 points against his former school, and Moses Kingsley added 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead Arkansas to a 75-68 overtime victory over Texas Tech on Saturday in the Big 12- SEC Challenge. Hannahs, who played his first two seasons with the Red Raiders, scored 21 of his points in the first half as the Razorbacks (11-10) rallied from...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 4 Baylor tops Texas Tech 69-43 for another 20-win season

WACO, Texas (AP) Nina Davis scored 12 of her 18 points in the third quarter and No. 4 Baylor beat Texas Tech 69-43 Wednesday night, extending the Lady Bears' Big 12 record with a 16th straight 20-win season. Davis also had 12 rebounds for her second double-double of the season as Baylor (20-1, 7-1 Big 12) beat the Lady Raiders for the 10th consecutive time in a series Texas Tech...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Texas Tech Receiver Does Spectacular Box Jump Taller Than Him

While college coaches are going across the country trying to get the next great recruiting class to come to their school, players are in the weight room and practicing to keep their skills fresh for spring football, beginning in just over a month at most schools. Out at Texas Tech, one wide receiver is defying the laws of height with his recent box drill move. Jakeem Grant, who...
Via Gamedayr
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Texas Tech QB Davis Webb announces transfer to Colorado

The Colorado Buffaloes went 4-9 during the 2015 season and are hoping to get things turned around for 2016. They will likely have to do so without starting quarterback Sefo Liufau, who is expected to miss the season with an injury. They got big news on Tuesday as former Texas Tech quarterback Davis Webb announced his commitment to the Buffaloes for his final season of eligibility...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

CU Buffs land ‘West Texas Gunslinger’ Davis Webb

The Colorado Buffaloes football program have just added a quarterback who can help the team this fall. His name, Davis Webb. The 'Gunslinger' is a graduate transfer from Texas Tech who has spent parts of three seasons as the Red Raiders QB.
Via BSN Denver
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant Clears 73 Inch Box Jump

Anyone that watched a Texas Tech game during the season is well aware of how talented and insanely athletic wide receiver Jakeem Grant is. The budding star was a highlight reel  waiting to happen for the Red Raiders last season, and hopes teams will be more interested in what he can do over his small size (5'6" and 170 pounds).Someone is bound to find it too hard to overlook his...
Via FatManWriting
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: 5’7 Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant Somehow Lands Ridiculous 6’1 Box Jump

College football produces some ridiculously talented athletes that can successfully pull of a number of impressive feats, but Texas Tech wide receiver Jakeem Grant pulled off something seemingly impossible.  At 5-foot-7, Grant manages to land a 6-foot-1 box jump – a full six inches taller than he measures in at. Now that’s explosive. Here’s the video, posted to Twitter by...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hype video highlights Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant

One name to watch next month at the NFL Scouting Combine will be former Texas Tech wide receiver Jakeem Grant who, despite being smaller than almost all NFL receivers at 5-foot-7, 168 pounds, could still turn a lot of heads. Sure enough, a video of Grant’s highlights was produced to entice scouts to take a further look at him. Check it out! Grant, despite his size, was a three...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarik Phillip's Dunk Ices Win For West Virginia Over Texas Tech

West Virginia is considered one of the better teams in the nation right now (No. 6 in the AP Poll), but they were pushed pretty hard by Texas Tech Saturday afternoon. The Mountaineers held a lead for most of the first half only to fall behind 43-40 at the end of the first half. For much of the second half the Red Raiders managed to hold onto the lead, and were ahead 76-72 with 70...
Via FatManWriting
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech’s Norense Odiase out 6 weeks with broken bone in foot

Texas Tech’s front court sustained a major blow this week as it was announced starting big man Norense Odiase has a broken bone in his foot, sidelining him for six weeks. The 6-foot-9 Odiase broke his fourth metatarsal in a win over TCU this week and he is expected to spend the next three weeks in a cast before being reevaluated. A starter for all 17 Red Raider games this season...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia-Texas Tech Preview

West Virginia's first Big 12 loss was excusable, expected maybe, even after it knocked off the top team in the country. Its second was less so and signaled a third in as many games as a possibility after starting league play 4-0. Any chance of remaining in the top 10 for another week hinges on the sixth-ranked Mountaineers winning at Texas Tech on Saturday, but while they've been...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Howard leaving North Texas for Texas Tech

Defensive end Eli Howard is transferring from North Texas to Texas Tech, according to a tweet from his mother, Sabrina. It's official my son Eli "Cinco" Howard has transferred from UNT to Texas Tech / Defensive End
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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