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

Back at the start of December, Zhaire Smith wasn’t sure if he would ever hear from a major Division I college. Smith, a 6-foot-5, 180-pound shooting guard at Garland Lakeview Centennial High School, then saw everything change after turning in some of his best games against top competition at the W...

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 9:01pm

Far along in the season, the Texas Tech men’s basketball team hoped to make the NCAA Tournament for the second year in a row. After losing seven of their last nine games, the Red Raiders won’t be playing in the NCAA or the National Invitation Tournament either. The Red Raiders weren’t included...

Sun, 03/12/2017 - 10:20pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Red Raiders just couldn’t hold on. Texas Tech led by as many as nine midway through the second half, but Texas didn’t quit. The Longhorns surged down the stretch to top Texas Tech 61-52 Wednesday night inside the Sprint Center. Andrew Jones led all scorers with 15 points a...

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 12:15am

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Keenan Evans didn’t just say it once. He said it multiple times — “We can’t overlook them.” The junior guard wasn’t just mindlessly using a cliche to get through an interview. There was purpose behind it. “Just because you beat them once or twice doesn’t mean you...

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 8:05pm

Keenan Evans is one of the most improved players in the Big 12 this year. All his hard work earned him a spot on the all-Big 12 third team, as voted on by the league’s coaches. As a freshman, Evans put up 5.8 points in 18.2 minutes per game in a reserve role behind Robert Turner. A year later, Eva...

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 2:10pm

MANHATTAN, Kan. - For most of its road games, Texas Tech traveled with a 2-by-4 wooden plank that symbolized how the Red Raiders wanted to attack road games. Metaphorically speaking, Chris Beard would offer the players something if they walked across the plank while it was on the ground, something t...

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 4:02pm

In every game Chris Beard has coached, the white board in the locker room has a plethora of things written on it, from motivational messages to nuggets of the game plan. Wednesday evening before Texas Tech’s final home contest against Texas, the board was mostly blank. Except for one word — Marc...

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 10:30pm