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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
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Football: DT Leath hoping to solve ISU’s biggest defensive problems

Watching Iowa State play Texas Tech on his official visit, Coffeyville Community College (Kan.) defensive tackle Bobby Leath couldn’t shake a thought.

Texas Tech pulls away to beat Prairie View 79-51

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Randy Onwuasor scored 14 points to lead Texas Tech in a 79-51 home victory Sunday afternoon against Prairie View A&M. The Red Raiders (7-1) struggled early against Prairie View A&M but put the game away with 16:22 left to play. The Panthers (1-9) evened the score at 37, but Texas Tech went on a 20-3 run over the next eight minutes to build a 57-40 lead...
Via AP on Fox
3 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
3 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
18 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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
28 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
November 15, 2014  |  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
November 15, 2014  |  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
November 02, 2014  |  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
October 31, 2014  |  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
October 31, 2014  |  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
October 31, 2014  |  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 Devin Lauderdale has career game in misspelled jersey

Texas Tech wide receiver Devin Lauderdale caught three passes for 113 yards and two touchdowns in a loss to West Virginia on Saturday. The two touchdowns were the first of Lauderdale’s career. His best game at Texas Tech was a three-catch, 43-yard performance in the first game of the season. So what was the secret...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Texas Tech Makes “Turn Down For Waffles” Video, Will Give Students Free Waffles Before West Virginia Game

This is an interesting promotion. Before the football team’s game against West Virginia this week, Texas Tech is giving away 10,000 waffles to students. It’s a bit unusual, but if you’re a college student, free waffles probably sounds awesome. Today, as part of the promotion, the school released a “Turn Down For Waffles” video, which features the Red Raiders’ mascot dancing...
Via College Spun
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury Is A “Scoundrel ” According To Baker Mayfield’s Dad

Former Texas Tech walk-on and reigning Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year Baker Mayfield will have to sit out the season after his waiver request was denied by the NCAA. Mayfield transferred from Texas Tech to Oklahoma after last season due partially to Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury refusing to name Mayfield the starting quarterback [&hellip (Visited 5 times, 6 visits...
Via No Coast Bias
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Tech has fired their defensive coordinator

The Kliff Kingsbury era got off to a good start last year but just three games into the 2014 season, he has fired his defensive coordinator…. Breaking: Texas Tech DC Matt Wallerstedt has been dismissed from the staff. Details coming on http://t.co/VP1ldkYydJ — Pete Roussel (@coachingsearch) September 18, 2014 Here’s what the Texas Tech website has to say about Wallerstedt…...
Via The Student Section
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Huge Brawl Breaks Out At Texas Tech/UTEP Game (Video)

A huge parking lot fight broke out before the Texas Tech/UTEP game on Saturday. Really crazy stuff seeing grown folks act like heathens, and boy, this isn’t for the faint of heart. Crazy. Reports state that just two were arrested for having outstanding warrants and for partaking in a brawl. Thankfully only one was taken to the hospital. Shameful though. via Blacksportsonline The...
Via Geeks and Cleats
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Check Out The Awesome Black Throwback Uniforms Texas Tech Will Wear Vs. Arkansas

The Texas Tech football team will be sporting a modernized look of a classic uniform when it takes on Arkansas this Saturday.  The uniforms, which pay homage to the “Zach Thomas Era,” have a classic red and black theme the Red Raiders used in the 1990s.  Check them out:  pic.twitter.com/O3EzKXYehN — TexasTechEquipment (@TTU_EQUIPMENT) September 8, 2014 This summer, Kingsbury...
Via College Spun
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Kliff Kingsbury Challenges Beyonce To Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

Kliff Kingsbury is as smooth as they come, and probably the only coach in college football with the looks and charisma to pull off such a bold challenge. The Texas Tech head coach, while wearing a “Beyonce is Bae” T-shirt, challenged the Queen B to dump ice on her head for a good cause. The entire Red Raiders football team participated in this challenge. It wouldn’t be as...
Via Thacover2
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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