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TEXAS TECH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sheryl Swoopes' son and Texas Tech commit posterizes 7-foot defender

Sheryl Swoopes must beaming with pride. The former WNBA champion and current head coach of Loyola University Chicago women's basketball team's son is blowing up the Internet right now with a dunk during his high-school baskeball game. But it's just not any dunk. Standing at only 6-foot-1, Jordan Jackson dunked over a 7-footer. Take a look. It's pretty impressive. But Swoopes insists...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lady Bears Fall Short At Texas Tech, 65-57

LUBBOCK, Texas (Nov. 23, 2014)-The Morgan State women's basketball team returned to the road for a non-conference game against Texas Tech on Sunday afternoon and dropped a tough 65-57 decision to the Lady Raiders at United Supermarkets Arena.

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech beats Missouri State 80-68

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Devaugntah Williams scored 18 points to lead Texas Tech to an 80-68 home win Saturday night against Missouri State. The Red Raiders (2-1) needed a strong second half to pull away. Missouri State (2-1) evened the score at 44 with 17:54 left in the second half on Austin Ruder's 3-pointer, but the Red Raiders scored seven straight over the next 2:32 to take a 51...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mahomes leads Texas Tech past Iowa State

AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Freshman Patrick Mahomes passed for 328 yards and four touchdowns, the last a 44-yard fourth-quarter toss to Kenny Williams that lifted Texas Tech to a 34-31 victory over Iowa State on Saturday. Iowa State led 31-27 lead on Aaron Wimberly's 3-yard touchdown run early the fourth quarter, but missed a chance to extend the lead when Cole Netten's 42-yard field goal...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Football: Texas Tech scores late to top ISU

Iowa State has been here before, and the Cyclones would rather be anywhere else.

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 steals...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Football: Why run defense could decide the ISU-Tech game between two poor rushing defenses

Texas Tech is a pass-first team, but the run game may become a top priority.

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Football: ISU defense out to slow Texas Tech offense

Kamari Cotton-Moya is in a hurry to slow down the Texas Tech offense.

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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU forward Jordan Mickey said team had to buckle down defensively against Texas Tech | Video

The Tigers limited the Red Raiders 28 points in the second half and overtime Tuesday.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
5 days ago

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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Texas Tech's Uniforms for Oklahoma Game Are...Interesting...

When Kliff Kingsbury got the job at Texas Techone of the stipulations was that he have control over the uniforms the Red Raiders wore. It was a smart call on  his part with alternate uniforms being as popular as they are these days, and something recruits seem to dig. For the most part he has done pretty well with the ones Texas Tech has worn (yes, even the Captain America ones...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas Tech To Wear Ridiculous Uniforms That Fade Red To Black vs. Oklahoma

We’ve seen a lot of ridiculous uniform patterns in college football over the last few seasons, but Texas Tech is breaking new ground today. Against Oklahoma, Tech will be wearing new Under Armour jerseys that fade from red to black, along with a black helmet with a red “masked rider” logo, and bright red cleats. This look will certainly get some attention around the sports...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Unveils Gaudy Uniforms For Senior Day

It appears that Texas Tech wanted to one-up Maryland with how much control they let Under Armour have with their uniforms. Texas Tech’s Senior Day uniforms look like the Under Armour High School All-American Game uniforms now with the two-tone jersey. The helmet looks great and the jerseys look pretty slick, but it’s going to […] The post Texas Tech Unveils Gaudy Uniforms For...
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Unveils Sick Under Armour Jersey For OU Game (Photo)

Texas Tech under armour jerseys is sick. Not sick as in having the flu in the hospital sick but sick as in the best looking uniform I’ve seen in awhile. Hopefully the Red Raiders uniforms help them pull the upset today against Oklahoma. Uniforms for today's game against OU. #WreckEm @TTU_EQUIPMENT pic.twitter.com/OfqYsxppw8 — Blayne Beal (@BlayneBeal) November 15, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners at Texas Tech Red Raiders: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images Two Big 12 schools trying to get back in the win column with a win against one another on Saturday when the Oklahoma Sooners travel to play against the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Oklahoma (6-3) and Texas Tech (3-6) will be looking for a win in this one. Coverage of the game between Oklahoma and Texas Tech will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Jones...
Via Tireball.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Even in Defeat Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury is All Class

A lot of the luster has come off of the public persona of Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury with his team struggling this season. It's been the kind of season that has made it clear who the band wagon fans are and who are the real members of the Red Raiders Nation. It's also been the kind of season that would make most coaches go nuts and stress out, but Coach Kool.Not...
Via FatManWriting
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas DB Quandre Diggs Knocks Texas Tech's QB Senseless and Out of the Game

Texas Tech was already a little behind the 8-ball heading in to Saturday's game against Texas with first string quarterback Davis Webb out. Patrick Mahomes has a lot of promise, but when you are playing a good defense like the Longhorns you need to have your best guy out there.You certainly don't need the opposition (that's you Quandre Diggs) taking out your No. 2 quarterback...
Via FatManWriting
22 days ago  |  Discuss

CFB Week 9 TV Ratings: TTU/TCU Down Big on FOX; Oregon/Cal Solid on FS1

TCU’s rout of Texas Tech was not much of a draw on FOX last week. Last Saturday’s Texas Tech/TCU college football game drew a 0.8 final rating and 1.2 million viewers on FOX, down 67% in ratings and 69% in viewership from Texas Tech/Oklahoma last year, which was delayed due to rain and concluded on [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Alternate Uni's Look Like What Captain America Would Wear (if he played football)

It is not unusual to hear football players equate their exploits on the field to being 'super human.' it is also not unusual for fans to refer to their favorite player as being a super hero. Heck, while they would never admit it there is not a coach in the country (any level) that hasn't thought at some point in time how nice it would be to have just one Clark Kent on...
Via FatManWriting
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech to wear new 'Lone Star Pride' uniforms against Texas

Texas Tech will wear a new version of its "Lone Star Pride" uniforms when Texas visits Lubbock on Saturday.  The last few seasons against the Longhorns, the Red Raiders have sported some interesting looks. But this year, they've gotten even more creative with the state flag.  Despite the fancy uniforms, Texas Tech hasn't beaten its in-state rival since 2008....
Via Fox Sports Southwest
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tubby Smith Falls Of Motorcycle Dressed As Shaft At Midnight Madness (Video)

I’m just really glad he wasn’t hurt. During the Texas Tech Midnight Madness, head basketball coach Tubby Smith made his entrance on a motorcycle dressed as shaft. Smith’s Richard Roundtree impersonation didn’t go as smoothly after falling off the bike as he was trying to stop. http://zippy.gfycat.com/WiltedPleasantAsianelephant.webm h/t FTW
Via Thacover2
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech WR has career game with jersey name misspelled

Tweet Texas Tech sophomore Devin Lauderdale caught the first two touchdowns of his career in the first quarter against West Virginia on two consecutive drives. His second catch of the game was a 76-yard bomb from Davis Webb to break the game open at 14-3. There’s just one problem: Devin Lauderdale of #texastech scores 2 TDs in 1q. May never again let them spell his name correctly...
Via Los That Sports Blog
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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