In his introductory press conference, Chris Beard stated he is a player’s coach. Several times throughout his first season at the helm of the Texas Tech men’s basketball program, Beard reiterated that statement and ensured he’d follow through with actions. Now, in his second-year as the Red Ra...

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:05pm

Zach Smith will return to the Texas Tech men’s basketball for his senior season, per an online report from CBS Sports college insider Jon Rothstein who cited sources Monday. “Zach Smith will return to Texas Tech next season, per a source. Entered 2017 NBA Draft without an agent.” Rothstein Twe...

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 3:50pm

The recruiting cycle continues to spin for Texas Tech men’s basketball coach Chris Beard. On Monday, Springdale Southwest Christian Academy (Ark.) guard Avery Benson agreed to a preferred walk-on agreement to play with the Red Raiders. Benson, a 6-foot-3, 177-pound shooting guard per 247Sports, an...

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 7:15pm

The Texas Tech men’s basketball staff continues to be aggressive on the recruiting trail. Denton Guyer’d De’Vion Harmon, a Class of 2018 prospect, was offered Saturday by the Red Raiders. Harmon, a four-star guard prospect according to 247Sports, announced his news on Twitter. “Blessed to sa...

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:05pm

It’s the dream of every college player across the nation to play in the NBA. For Texas Tech’s Zach Smith, the fantasy became closer to reality as he submitted his paperwork for early entry into the 2017 NBA Draft without hiring an agent. Smith, who is expected to gain important knowledge on his ...

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 5:25pm

The Texas Tech men’s basketball added another player to its squad. Decatur’s Parker Hicks agreed to a preferred walk-on opportunity with the Red Raiders. “It’s always been a dream for me to play for Texas Tech,” Hicks said. “My mom went to school at Tech and always been a fun thing I’v...

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 4:35pm

The Texas Tech men’s basketball team is expected to host a big-time prospect over the weekend. Putnam (Connecticut) Science Academy’s Malik Ondigo is scheduled to take his third, out of five, allotted official visits to Texas Tech. Ondigo, a 6-foot-10-inch, frontcourt player, is rated a three-st...

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 8:25pm

A Texas Tech signee earned one more postseason honor before he steps on campus. Trinity Valley Community College’s Hyron Edwards was named an NJCAA Division I Honorable Mention All-American on Thursday. Edwards, a sophomore who inked with the Red Raiders during the November signing period, average...

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 8:10pm

After his official visit over the weekend to Lubbock, Zhaire Smith admitted he had a good idea of where he wanted to play college basketball. Smith, a 6-foot-5, 180-pound shooting guard at Garland Lakeview Centennial High School, narrowed down his list to Texas Tech and Texas at the beginning of the...

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 7:50pm

The Texas Tech men’s basketball added much-needed size and depth to its frontcourt. Daniel Mading, a 6-foot-9, 175-pound small forward prospect from Gainseville (Fla.) Rock School, signed his national letter of intent Wednesday to play for the Red Raiders. The three-star rated athlete by 247Sports...

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 9:50pm