TEXAS TECH RED RAIDERS NEWS

Four-star QB decommits from Baylor, trolls on Twitter with announcement

Quarterbacks from all over the state of Texas want to play in Baylor's high-scoring offense.  Five-star recruit Jarrett Stidham was a strong commit of Texas Tech since last spring, but he made a surprise switch to Baylor this week.  That couldn't have made fellow Bears quarterback commit Chad President very happy, who's a four-star prospect out of Temple, Texas.  President decommitted...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston has no problem with Texas Tech, 82-69

LAS VEGAS (AP) Jherrod Stiggers scored 25, including seven 3-pointers, to lead Houston over Texas Tech 82-69 in the Las Vegas Classic consolation game Tuesday night. Stiggers, who had seven rebounds, finished 8 of 12 from the field and took nine shots from 3-point range. Also for Houston (6-4), L.J. Rose had 16 points and 8 assists as the Cougars knocked down 13 of 24 from 3-point...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Loyola scores gigantic win against Texas Tech in Las Vegas

In what was easily the biggest non-conference win in coach Porter Moser‘s four season at Loyola, the Ramblers blew past Texas Tech on Monday at the Las Vegas Classic. The Ramblers defeated the Red Raiders 62-44 and led the entire second half. “This is a huge win for our program,” said freshman forward Jay Knuth, who came off the bench for a team-high 15 pints. “Hard work...
Via The Catch and Shoot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Loyola of Chicago routs Texas Tech

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Loyola of Chicago's hustle just wore out Texas Tech Monday night. And the Red Raiders looked tired as they missed all 21 3-point tries. Jay Knuth's career high 15 points led the Ramblers to a surprise rout of the Red Raiders 62-44 in the third round of the Las Vegas Classic. Knuth had six rebounds, scored 13 second-half points and only missed one from the foul line...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Loyola of Chicago routs Texas Tech 62-44

LAS VEGAS (AP) Jay Knuth scored 15, including 13 from the free-throw line, and Loyola of Chicago surprised Texas Tech 62-44 in the third round of the Las Vegas Classic Monday night. Knuth had six rebounds, scored 13 second-half points and only missed one from the foul line. Ben Richardson chipped in with all nine of his points in the first half as the Ramblers (9-2) defeated a Big...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Three LSU targets to announce college decisions at Under Armour All-America game

Easton's Tyron Johnson will pick between Auburn, Georgia, LSU, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
3 days ago

Texas Tech upends Ark-Pine Bluff 72-51

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Justin Gray scored 13 points and Devaugntah Williams added 11 to lift Texas Tech past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 72-51 on Friday night. The win gave the Red Raiders (9-1) their ninth straight win at home and moves them to 2-0 in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic, which continues Monday. Texas Tech pulled away slowly in the second half as the Golden Lions shooting...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor lands 5-star QB Stidham after he decommits from Texas Tech

Five-star recruit Jarrett Stidham, Scout.com's second-ranked quarterback in the Class of 2015, committed to Baylor on Friday, according to multiple reports. Stidham had decommitted from Texas Tech earlier this month. The 6-foot-2, 185-pounder out of Stephenville, Texas, is No. 17 recruit in the country. But is he ready to fill the shoes of senior Bryce Petty, who'll be off to the...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech QB Hunter Rittimann Calls 5-Star QB Jarrett Stidham “A Scrub”, Calls Out Texas Commit

Texas Tech quarterback Hunter Rittimann appears to not think very highly of Jarrett Stidham. That shouldn’t be surprising, considering what the five-star recruit recently did to the Red Raiders.  Stidham, a 6-foot-3, 195-pound prospect, committed to Texas Tech last March. Last Saturday, Stidham announced on Twitter that he was de-committing from the Red Raiders.  Friday morning...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech coasts past South Carolina State 101-39

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Justin Gray scored 18 points to lead Texas Tech to a 101-39 win Wednesday night against South Carolina State in the opening round of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic. The Red Raiders led by at least 40 points for the final 13:32 and by at least 50 points for the final 7:45. They shot 22 of 36 (61.1 percent) in the first half en route to building a 53-23...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Knight On The NBA: “Maybe The Most Selfish Organization In Sports History”

Bob Knight let it all hang out while calling Saturday’s Arkansas-Dayton game. The former Indiana and Texas Tech coach, was very critical of the NBA was discussing the one-and-done rule. Knight called the NBA “maybe the most selfish organization in the history of sport.” Knight certainly has a point. [Lost Lettermen] The post Bob Knight On The NBA: “Maybe The Most Selfish...
Via Diehardsport
12 days ago  |  Discuss

One Of The Top QB Recruits In The 2015 Class Announces On Twitter He’s Reopening His Recruitment

One of the best recruits in the country is back on the open market.  Jarrett Stidham, a five-star quarterback in the 2015 class, is no longer committed to Texas Tech. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound prospect pledged to the Red Rebels on March 7, picking Kliff Kingbury’s team with offers from Alabama, Ohio State and Oregon, among many others. He is rated the No. 26 player and No. 3 dual...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Live updates: Auburn at Texas Tech basketball

Auburn will face Texas Tech at 8 p.m. CT on the SEC Network.
Via AL.com - Brandon Marcello
22 days ago

Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes Throws For Nearly 600 Yards Against Baylor

Heading in to Saturday night's game against Baylor Texas Tech already knew it had a pretty solid passer in freshman quarterback Patrick Mahomes. With three starts under his belt since taking over for an injured Davis Webb the youngster had averaged over 300 yards a game.So the fact that he had a good game against Baylor was not a surprise. The fact that his good game was really...
Via FatManWriting
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech finds its quarterback of future in near-upset of Baylor

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nobody likes moral victories, but Texas Tech got an impressive one in a 48-46 loss to No. 7 Baylor on Saturday.  Instead of getting style points like many expected, the Bears survived a fourth quarter scare from the Red Raiders without quarterback Bryce Petty, who suffered a "minor concussion" in the third quarter.  Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes threw...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor's Shawn Oakman Destroys Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes

Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahones was trying his best to avoid the Baylor pass rush when he did something that he really shouldn't have done. He stopped to avoid one player and turned back towards the guys he was running from. Well--you can only imagine how that ended for Mahones.Wait--you don't have to imagine.@cjzero/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Defender Makes Tackle So Rough You’ll Feel It

One Baylor defender makes a monster hit against Texas Tech so rough you'll need an icepack just watching it.
Via Gamedayr
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech turns back Northwestern State 75-64

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Robert Turner scored 13 points to lead Texas Tech to a 75-64 win against Northwestern State on Tuesday. The Red Raiders (3-1) took control early with a 24-7 run over the next 8-minutes, 40 seconds that extended a 6-5 lead with 15:08 left in the first half to 30-12. Northwestern State trimmed the deficit to nine points, 37-28, at halftime after the Red Raiders...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Tech RB Kenny Williams Celebrates Go-Ahead TD Against Iowa State With a Roundhouse Kick

Texas Tech is not a team accustomed to losing much, but heading in to Saturday's Iowa State game the Red Raiders were riding a three-game losing streak separated from their earlier four-game losing streak by a win over lowly Kansas. So when Kenny Williams caught a 44-yard touchdown pass for the go-ahead score (34-31) with four minutes left he was understandably happy.Had he known...
Via FatManWriting
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona women drop heartbreaker at Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas. -- Freshman guard Charise Holloway recorded a game-high 14 points and pulled down six rebounds, but it wasn't quite enough, as Arizona dropped a 57-54 heartbreaker to Texas Tech, Friday night at United Supermarkets Arena. For Holloway, the game marked her second straight double-digit scoring performance to begin her Wildcat career, while she also collected two...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Red Raiders at Iowa State Cyclones: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two schools quite a ways below .500 from the Big 12 will face off against one another on Saturday when the Texas Tech Red Raiders travel to take on the Iowa State Cyclones. Texas Tech (3-7) is just 1-6 in conference play while Iowa State (2-7) is 0-6. Coverage of the game between these two will air somewhere beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, IA. The Odds:...
Via Tireball.com
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: LSU Forward Jarell Martin Threw Down A Huge Windmill Dunk Against Texas Tech

One of Tuesday night’s best college basketball games was between the LSU Tigers and the Texas Tech Red Raiders. The Tigers battled back from a 12 point halftime deficit to take down Texas Tech in overtime, 69-64. While LSU was making its comeback, forward Jarell Martin had one of the most impressive dunks of the young season. Martin got the ball at half court, dribbled, took off...
Via College Spun
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: LSU’s Jarrel Martin throws down a windmill dunk

Nice takeaway by Martin and nice avoidance of a block by going to the other side and throwing down the hammer. The Tigers would go on to defeat Texas Tech in OT…. Jarell Martin throwing down a windmill in the PMAC #LSUBasketball https://t.co/IH2vdzUpEK — LSU Basketball (@LSUBasketball) November 19, 2014
Via The Student Section
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Accuses Fired Coach Of Giving Away Signals

Teams stealing opposing signals happen all the time. but when the signal have been acquired from a coach that was formerly on the staff it gets a little personal. Former Texas Tech defensive coordinator was fired earlier this season after his unit severely under performed,  and now he is being accused by his former coworkers that he is giving away their signals. Texas Tech interim...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech DC: Former DC giving opponents Tech's defensive signals

Texas Tech interim defensive coordinator Mike Smith says the man he replaced is providing opponents with the Red Raiders' defensive signals.  "They have been passed around," Smith told the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Monday. "I know other coaches have called and our signals have been passed around the whole time. All I know is karma's a bad deal."  Wallerstedt resigned after Texas...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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