For the second time in 48 hours, Texas Tech dropped a close one in overtime. With six seconds left on the clock, Nick Weiler-Babb missed both free throws and Texas Tech had a chance to tie to get the win. Keenan Evans brought the ball up the floor and, when he was cut off, threw the ball to Zach Smi...

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 12:15am

I asked Keenan Evans to analyze his play so far back in December. The junior guard grinned and shook his head, not sure what to say. So I changed my question: “How would your mom describe your game?” Keenan’s mom, Shantell, was a four-year starter for the women’s basketball team at Arkansas-...

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 10:20pm

MORGANTOWN - Keenan Evans found another level. With Texas Tech down by six with less than 90 seconds to play, Evans put his team on his back and went off for nine points down the stretch, including a clutch 3-pointer to tie the game with five seconds left in regulation....

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 5:05pm

Who is your pick to win the NBA Slam Dunk Contest? “I’m going to go with Aaron Gordon.” You went with him last year. Do you think he should have had it last year? “Yeah, I thought he should have won that.” Can you do the dunk where you go under bot...

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 8:05pm

A minute before the final buzzer, every Texas Tech student made their way to the two sections behind Baylor’s basket. As they all crowded together with the clock winding down, their excitement reached its climax when time ran out and they rushed out onto the court. That win over No. 4 Baylor was a...

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 6:15pm

Finally. After a string of heartbreaking losses by a possession or two, Texas Tech basketball was able to hold on when the final buzzer sounded. And it came against the No. 4 team in the country. An explosive start to the game, paired with aggressive play in the half court offensively led to the Red...

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 10:05pm

For the fourth time in the past five Big 12 games, things just didn’t go Texas Tech’s way at the final buzzer. At Baylor, the Red Raiders had a chance to either force overtime or steal a win with a 3-pointer with less than 10 seconds to play. In Austin, Texas made a 3-pointer to break a tie with...

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 10:20pm

With the game tied at 79 and 5.4 seconds left on the clock, Josh Jackson took the ball to the basket and got fouled. The Kansas freshman had missed the front end of a one-and-one earlier and he missed his first shot from the line before he sank the second. That left Keenan Evans to put up a desperat...

Sat, 02/11/2017 - 5:25pm

In their last three losses, the Red Raiders were outscored by an average of three points. Texas Tech cut Baylor’s lead to two with 38 seconds to play and led Texas and TCU by one with 2:58 and 1:33 left, respectively. The Red Raiders can’t afford any lapses on any end at any time this weekend as...

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 7:35pm

FORT WORTH - For the third straight game, Texas Tech was within one possession of its opponent with merely seconds to play. And with one second to go and the game tied at 61, TCU guard Alex Robinson drew a foul and was headed to the free-throw line. Robinson split his shots at the stripe as the Horn...

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 12:10am