WACO — With a little more than a minute to play and trailing by seven, Texas Tech got the ball in the hands of one of its most efficient 3-point shooters. And Aaron Ross made it. The Red Raider defense forced a Baylor turnover, and Keenan Evans followed that up with a pair of free throws to cut Ba...

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 10:10pm

Texas Tech men’s basketball coach Chris Beard says it’s the best Baylor team he’s ever seen. The Bears are currently ranked fifth in the country and stand at second in the Big 12 race at 6-1 behind Kansas (7-0) and two games ahead of third place. Baylor is currently No. 1 in the RPI with wins ...

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 5:01pm

Thomas Brandsma had to pick up a Texas Tech bumper sticker for his father, Steve. While this may be customary for families across the country, it’s become a running joke to the Brandsma family. Because there’s a McMurry bumper sticker as well as one from Angelo State and Little Rock to go along ...

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 9:15am

Chris Beard isn’t ready to make T-shirts at this point in this season. Being 3-4 at this point in Big 12 play and in the jam packed middle of the conference nearly halfway through isn’t enough for the Texas Tech coach. Sure, it is a better place than the Red Raiders have been in years past, but ...

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 5:40pm

Chris Beard isn’t ready to make T-shirts at this point in this season. Being 3-4 at this point in Big 12 play and in the jam packed middle of the conference nearly halfway through isn’t enough for the Texas Tech coach. Sure, it is a better place than the Red Raiders have been in years past, but ...

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 5:20pm

The second-best shooting offense in the Big 12 didn’t score until nearly five minutes into the game. A Texas Tech squad who entered Saturday afternoon’s contest shooting 50 percent from the floor didn’t reach double digits on the scoreboard until a little more than eight minutes to play in the...

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 4:25pm

This time last year, Texas Tech basketball fans were fuming at how the Red Raiders were ending basketball games....

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 6:15pm

With just under five minutes to play, Texas Tech and TCU were tied 64-64. The Red Raiders hadn’t been successful stopping the Horned Frogs on the defensive end. TCU was shooting better than 52 percent from the floor in the second half. And it was mostly Vlad Brodziansky, the reigning Big 12 Player...

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 9:10pm

When Texas Tech tips off against TCU at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Keenan Evans and Alex Robinson will be on opposite sides of the court. But six years ago the summer before their sophomore year in high school, the two played on the same AAU team, the Dallas Showtime. While it wasn’t for a long period o...

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 7:05pm

NORMAN, OK - Chris Beard calls basketball a game of mistakes. In the Lloyd Noble Center Saturday night, Texas Tech’s errs were too costly. Whenever the Red Raiders made a run to cut Oklahoma’s lead to two or three points, they seemed to turn the ball over the following possession which allowed t...

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 9:50pm