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AP source: Texas Tech's Joe Parker will be Colorado St AD

DENVER (AP) A person with knowledge of the hiring tells The Associated Press that Colorado State University will hire Texas Tech deputy athletic director Joe Parker as its next athletic director. The person spoke with The AP on condition of anonymity because the school isn't commenting before a Tuesday news conference to introduce the new athletic director. The selection of Parker...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Men’s Basketball: Video – ISU beats Texas Tech, 69-67, in Big 12 quarters

The Iowa State men’s basketball team beat Texas, 69-67, on Thursday in the Big 12 quarterfinals.
Via Ames Tribune - ISU Cyclones
15 days ago

West Virginia women pull away from Texas Tech 59-40

DALLAS (AP) Bria Holmes scored 21 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, to lead seventh-seeded West Virginia to a 59-40 win over No. 10 seed Texas Tech in the opening round of the Big 12 Conference tournament Friday night. Averee Fields added 13 points and Teana Muldrow pulled down eight rebounds for West Virginia (18-13), which shot 42 percent from the field on 50 attempts and...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star QB Tristen Wallace De-Commits From Texas Tech, Considering Texas, Ohio State, Nebraska

One of the nation’s best dual-threat quarterbacks in the 2016 class is back on the market.  Tristen Wallace, a four-star quarterback out of DeSoto, Texas, de-committed from Texas Tech Thursday night. The 6-foot-3, 225-pound prospect had verbally pledged to the Red Raiders in January, but despite saying he was “100 percent committed,” many doubted the strength of his commitment...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech-Baylor Preview

Looking to head into the postseason with some momentum, Baylor won't be short-handed for its regular-season finale. The three players ejected from their most recent contest will be available Friday night when the No. 14 Bears face a Texas Tech team trying to avoid finishing winless on the road for the second time in seven seasons. Baylor's four-game winning streak ended after blowing...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 6 Baylor ends regular season 75-65 over Texas Tech

WACO, Texas (AP) Nina Davis scored 22 points and Niya Johnson broke the Big 12 single-season record for assists as league champion No. 6 Baylor rebounded from consecutive losses, beating Texas Tech 75-65 in the regular-season finale Monday night. Kristy Wallace added 14 points for the Lady Bears (27-3, 16-2 Big 12), who were coming off losses at Oklahoma and Iowa State since clinching...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Women’s Basketball: ISU beats Texas Tech, Moody ties assist record

The Iowa State women’s basketball team beat Texas Tech, 59-47, on Tuesday at Hilton Coliseum, and point guard Nikki Moody tied the Cyclones’ career assist record in the process.
Via Ames Tribune - ISU Cyclones
February 24, 2015

Hurricanes great Vinny Testaverde talks Vincent Jr., Brad Kaaya

I caught up with Vinny Testaverde at Greentree Practice Fields on Saturday to ask about his son, Vincent Jr. Click here to read my story about Testaverdes, which ran Monday’s Post.  Testaverde, 51, was spotted at Hurricanes practices last weekend watching Vincent, who transferred from Texas Tech last month. His son wears Testaverde’s No. 14, which was taken out of retirement...
Via Canes Watch
February 23, 2015

WATCH: Former Texas Tech, IU Coach-Turned ESPN Announcer Bobby Knight Yells at SMU Fans During Game Against Temple

Bobby Knight will always be known for having a bit of a temper thanks to his infamous chair throwing incident during his Indiana days. That temper is still present even though he is long removed from his coaching days. Thursday night he and Mike Patrick were calling the SMU-Temple game for ESPN when some SMU fans kept getting in his way.So what does he do? In typical Bobby Knight...
Via FatManWriting
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 3 Baylor women hang on to beat Texas Tech 67-60

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Niya Johnson scored 17 points and Nina Davis added 12 to help No. 3 Baylor beat Texas Tech 67-60 on Wednesday night. The win, the Lady Bears' 24th straight, assured Baylor a share of the Big 12 title with Oklahoma. A win over TCU in Waco on Saturday would give the Lady Bears sole possession of the regular-season title, their fifth straight and sixth overall....
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor-Texas Tech Preview

Baylor's last trip to Texas Tech resulted in an embarrassing loss. This time, the No. 20 Bears are seeking to avoid their first three-game slide of the season Tuesday night when they visit the last-place Red Raiders. Baylor (18-7, 6-6 Big 12) fell 74-65 to then-No. 21 Oklahoma State on Monday and 74-64 at No. 8 Kansas on Saturday. Coach Scott Drew is counting on the senior leadership...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Texas’ Isaiah Taylor Bricked A Wide-Open Fast Break Dunk Attempt

Texas snapped a bad slump and is riding a two-game win streak into tonight’s home game against Texas Tech.  Sophomore guard Isaiah Taylor is leading the Longhorns in scoring this year, and has had plenty of good moments on the court this season.  This attempted dunk early in tonight’s game is not one of them.  Ouch. That’s a play that Taylor is not going to want to look...
Via College Spun
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Q&A: New CFP committee member Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt

Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt was in Dallas on Wednesday for an event with program supporters and sat down with FOX Sports Southwest, as well as reporters from the Dallas Morning News and Fort Worth Star-Telegram.  The former K-State linebacker and longtime college administrator has made stops at Oklahoma, the NCAA, Ohio and Miami before taking the job at Texas Tech...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Tech AD Hocutt joining College Football Playoff committee

Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt will be the new guy in the room at next year's College Football Playoff committee meetings.  He'll be the Big 12's representative on the 13-person committee, replacing former West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck, who took a job with the NCAA in December.  The CFP announced the news on Monday morning.  "I am excited and honored to...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Tech AD appointed to playoff selection committee

Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt has been appointed to the College Football Playoff selection committee. Hocutt will replace Oliver Luck, the former West Virginia athletic director who has moved to a position with the NCAA. Luck was the Big 12's pick for the selection committee last season. Each of the five power conferences in FBS has one current athletic director on the...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Men’s Basketball: ISU out for “payback” against Texas Tech

Georges Niang isn’t one likely to forget an insult, even if it was largely self-inflicted. That’s why today’s 1 p.m. tipoff against an otherwise after-thought Texas Tech team holds more significance than anyone would have likely thought when pursuing the schedule a month ago.
Via Ames Tribune - ISU Cyclones
February 07, 2015

Plane Crash Delays Texas Tech-Kansas State Game

Tragedy struck Wednesday night and affected the start time of the K-State-Texas Tech game. No, no one had a heart attack or became severely ill in the locker rooms or anything like that. No, neither team was in a bus crash or anything like that either. In fact, nothing happened to either team or anyone involved with the game.A plane crash knocked out the television tower and cutting...
Via FatManWriting
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

A Plane Crash Has Delayed The Start Of The Texas Tech-Kansas State Men’s Basketball Game

The start of the Texas Tech-Kansas State men’s basketball game at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock has been delayed.  The cause of the delay: a small plane has crashed near the Red Raiders’ campus, knocking out the power at Texas Tech’s arena.  We are unaware of the severity of the crash.  A small plane just crashed near Texas Tech, temporarily knocking out power at...
Via College Spun
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Tech signs 6 receivers to help in red-zone situations

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Kliff Kingsbury didn't get a quarterback this year but the two remaining signal-callers will have taller receivers as targets next season. The Red Raiders weren't very efficient in the red zone last season, so the height of the six receivers Wednesday in the signing class should help. The group is heavy on Texas players, with 18 of the 20 players hailing from...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WVU's classy Brandon Watkins flipped Texas Tech the double bird

West Virginia's classy Brandon Watkins flipped Texas Tech the double bird, setting off a brief scuffle yesterday.[Yardbarker]*Update, Deadspin grabbed a Gif. Nice move, dummy.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WVU Player Executes Perfect Double Middle Finger

The only reason you should care about the events from the West Virginia – Texas Tech game today is this perfect double bird flip, executed by Mountaineers forward Brandon Watkins. Watkins’ gesture went unseen by the game referees. He should be praised for his stealthy and uninhibited use of the double bird. This truly was an inspiring moment. Here’s a another view of Watkins’...
Via Busted Coverage
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: West Vrginia’s Brandon Watkins Gives Texas Tech’s Norense Odiase the Double Bird After Hard Foul

Texas Tech and West Virginia played Saturday afternoon. The game went as could be expected for one between a nationally ranked team and an unranked one with a .500 record. The No. 17 Mountaineers clobbered the unranked Red Raiders 77-58. While the score and the game itself may have been a little unremarkable a scence from the game will make Sportscenter and just about every blog...
Via FatManWriting
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Texas Tech Fans Rush The Court After Massive Upset Of Iowa State

In the loaded Big 12, Texas Tech has been an afterthought. Coming into tonight’s game with No. 9 Iowa State, the Red Raiders were 0-6 in conference play, but Tubby Smith’s team jumped all over the star-studded Cyclones from the get-go. Tech opened up a 19-point lead at one point, but Iowa State came back to cut the lead to three with 23 seconds left. Iowa State would never get...
Via College Spun
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Doesn’t Like Massive Snow Dongs On Campus

Texas Tech students rarely see snow on campus, so who can blame them if they want to act a little foolish and build a seven-foot tall snow dong? Apparently the school administration, that’s who. They didn’t take too long on getting a bulldozer to knock down the snow sculpture students had erected. S/O to the guy who followed Stan Van Gundy’s advice and asked people to...
Via COED
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Commit Had School’s Logo Shaved, Painted Onto His Head

Texas Tech commit D’Vonta Hinton, a three-star linebacker from Texas City, Texas, pledged himself to the Red Raiders back in April of 2014. And judging by the tweet he sent out Wednesday evening, it doesn’t look like he’s changed his mind very much in the time since. Hinton, who is apparently on his way to Lubbock for a visit, posted a photo of the back of his head, which features...
Via College Spun
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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