Brad Tollefson
Texas Tech forward Zach Smith dunks the ball during the Red Raiders' 85-82 victory against the Cyclones on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas. (Brad Tollefson/A-J Media)

Zach Smith breaks down the NBA Slam Dunk Contest  updated 12:08am

Q: When you dunk, whether in pregame, during a game or in a competition, at what point do you know that you just did something absurd? A: I think it's mainly the teammates' reaction because they do see a lot of what happens every day.

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Red Raiders hold off No. 14 Iowa State in overtime 85-82 02/10/16 - 10:20pm

With two seconds left on the shot clock and the game tied at 80, Keenan Evans caught the inbounds pass and put up a prayer a yard inside the halfcourt line.

Digging in: Texas Tech softball aims to build on last season's late surge 02/10/16 - 6:31pm

Adrian Gregory's first season at the helm of the Texas Tech softball team wasn't going well. Things looked bleak for the Red Raiders.

Boyd looking to add defensive presence to college team 02/10/16 - 10:23pm

The Texas Tech football team is looking to retool its defense. The Red Raiders took a solid first step by signing 14 defensive players in its 2016 class, but needs to continue to replenish that talent.

Tech getting closer to indoor practice facility 02/09/16 - 10:11pm

Texas Tech is considering a ceremonial groundbreaking for its $48 million Sports Performance Center around the time of the April 16 football spring game at Jones AT&T Stadium, athletic director Kirby Hocutt said Tuesday.

Big 12 coordinator of officials discusses rule changes 02/08/16 - 9:25pm

It hasn't been the doomsday Curtis Shaw expected. The biggest change in college basketball the Big 12 men's basketball coordinator of officials has seen in his 30-year career has gone over smoother than expected.

Red Raider basketball notebook: Temple OK; McKay suspended indefinitely 02/08/16 - 9:07pm

After leaving Saturday's game at Texas midway through the first half with an eye injury, Texas Tech forward Matt Temple is OK, Red Raiders coach Tubby Smith said Monday. The 6-foot-10 junior was elbowed in the eye.

Texas Tech can't hold off Martin, OSU, falls 70-57 02/07/16 - 2:53pm

STILLWATER, Okla. - Texas Tech responded, but couldn't quite come up with an answer for Brittney Martin.