Texas Tech men's basketball to host West Texas A&M November 9th (Krista Pirtle's Blog)

Texas Tech men's basketball is slated to host West Texas A&M Monday, November 9 for an exhibition game. 

The last time these teams faced off was in 1981 when the Red Raiders came away with a 95-77 victory in Lubbock.

This will be the first time West Texas A&M has competed in a Division I exhibition game since falling 94-64 to Colorado State on October 30,1995.


Eight months ago Curtis Shaw, Big 12 coordinator of officials, addressed the media at the Big 12 men's basketball media day in Kansas City.

June 22, 2015 - 8:40pm

Bob Huggins joked that he wasn't happy about following Baylor coach Scott Drew on the Big 12 basketball conference call. The West Virginia coach called Drew, "one of the most upbeat, optimistic people in the world.

June 22, 2015 - 8:39pm

The Cleveland Cavaliers won back-to-back games over the Golden State Warriors by doing one key thing - controlling the tempo. But now the tide has changed, as has the momentum, as Golden State enters Game 6 with a 3-2 series lead.

June 15, 2015 - 11:07pm

NCAA approves rule changes (Krista Pirtle's Blog)

A few changes, which were proposed last month by the NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee, were approved on Monday by the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel.

The headliner of the group is shortening the shot clock from 35 seconds to 30 seconds.

Big 12 to host 2016 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship First/Second Rounds (Krista Pirtle's Blog)

For the 11th time in Big 12 history, the league is set to host games in the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.

The league has hosted every round of the event, most recently doing so with the 2014 Final Four in North Texas.

Next year, the Big 12 will host the first and second round games at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma city.


It's not often there's a topic everyone agrees with on Twitter. But that seemed to be the case Friday afternoon when the NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Committee released their proposed rule changes.

May 15, 2015 - 7:57pm

Red Raider basketball to face Arkansas in Big 12/SEC Challenge

Texas Tech men’s basketball is slated to play at Arkansas January 30 in the third annual Big 12/SEC Challenge.

Every game of the challenge will be played on January 30 and will air on the ESPN family of networks (eight of the 10 games on ESPN or ESPN2).

Twelve of the teams involved advanced to the NCAA tournament last season.

A Kansas vs. Kentucky match-up highlights the challenge.

College basketball players aren't lacing up their Converses anymore. Instead, there's a battle of sorts between Nike, Adidas and Under Armour, to name a few as to what shoe players choose to wear.

May 11, 2015 - 11:07pm