It’s time. And the Red Raiders know it. They proved it in their win over Oklahoma on Saturday as Texas Tech played one of its most balanced games of the year with five players in double figures to go with outrebounding the Sooners, making them pay at the free-throw line, rotating well in help side...

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 9:25pm

The Red Raiders entered Saturday’s contest against Oklahoma with their backs against the wall. After dropping a close game in Austin on Wednesday, Texas Tech’s losing streak hit three games in Big 12 play and it sported a 3-6 conference record at the turn. But they said they knew there was nothi...

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 10:15pm

Depth has been the identity of Texas Tech hoops since the start of this season. Midway through Big 12 play, Chris Beard has seen the positives and negatives of that mantra.The Red Raiders are at their best when a few of them finish the game scoring in double figures. Unfortunately, there hasn’t be...

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 8:55pm

AUSTIN — The Red Raiders had plenty of chances to win their first game in Austin since 1996. But 13 turnovers and a 10-for-19 showing at the free-throw line held Texas Tech back as a 3-pointer by Eric Davis Jr. With 29 seconds to play sealed a 61-59 victory for Texas Wednesday night in the Frank E...

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 12:01am

AUSTIN - The Red Raiders had plenty of chances to win their first game in Austin since 1996. But 16 turnovers and a 10-for-19 showing at the free-throw line held Texas Tech back as a 3-pointer by Eric Davis Jr. With 29 seconds to play sealed a 62-58 victory for Texas Wednesday night in the Frank Erw...

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 11:20pm

There are only two teams in the Big 12 that have yet to win a road game in conference play — Texas and Texas Tech. The Red Raiders have the opportunity to change that when they travel to Austin to battle Texas at 8 p.m. Wednesday. They just have to give themselves a chance....

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 7:05pm

The Red Raiders had the opportunity, on paper at least, to head into the turn toward the latter half of Big 12 play with at least a .500 record. Not because Texas Tech’s opponents were lower in the conference standings but because the games were in the United Supermarkets Arena. Tech took care of ...

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 11:25pm

It’s only fitting that Zach Smith set a career high in scoring with 25 points on Superhero Day. He didn’t get there in his usual way, well what he calls usual and we see as super human, as the junior only had two dunks. Instead, Smith had one of the best offensive games of his career as the hard...

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 4:20pm

Chris Beard has never lost back-to-back games as a head coach. Texas Tech was humbled in a 19-point loss at home to Oklahoma State, but showed signs of improvement in a close one — a loss at Baylor. “It’s new to me,” the Texas Tech coach said. “I’m doing the best I can to keep myself gro...

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 7:40pm

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 - 11:10pm