Rebounding is key in Texas Tech's exhibition game tonight against Texas A&M-Commerce. The Red Raiders outrebounded Southeastern Oklahoma State 47-41. Tech finished with 14 offensive boards and a total of 13 second chance points.

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 6:48pm

After his first basketball game, 6-year-old Robert Turner looked up at his mother. "He didn't get to see me play," he said. His father, Robert Turner Jr.

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 1:04am

It's hard to pick against Kansas for an 11th-straight Big 12 regular season title. Even with two of its top scorers now in the NBA - Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid. But coach Bill Self replaces them with top freshmen Cliff Alexander and Kelly Oubre.

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Fri, 11/07/2014 - 1:03am

# Exhibition; ^ ESPN Tip-Off Marathon; @ Big 12/SEC Challenge; ! Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic; * Big 12 Conference Game krista.pirtle@online.

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 1:02am

In the past 59 years, 29 NBA MVP awards have gone to centers. Twenty-three of them were true centers, while six of them went to players who were both centers and power forwards.

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 1:01am

Tech MBB looks to repeat last year's perimeter defense improvement (Krista Pirtle's Blog)

Texas Tech struggled with perimeter defense in its first exhibition game, a win over Southeastern Oklahoma State 79-67. The Savage Storm was 11-of-34 from deep for 32.4 percent.

Coach Tubby Smith helped his squad improve its perimeter defense a season ago, and he’ll do it again this year.

Last year, Texas Tech struggled defending the three early on in the season, allowing opponents to shoot 36.5 percent in the nonconference. Six teams shot over 40 percent from deep against Tech.

Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith was pleased with finally having film to show his players he knows what he's talking about.

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 11:44pm

There were eight lead changes in Texas Tech’s exhibition win 79-67 over Southeastern Oklahoma State Monday night. Six of those changes took place in the second half. For almost three minutes, the score was either tied or the Savage Storm held the advantage. It was just a game of back and forth b...

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 9:42pm