TEXAS TECH MEN VS. WEST VIRGINIA 11 A.M., SATURDAY, MORGANTOWN, W. VA. Over the past week, Texas Tech recorded its biggest win since 2009 with a 78-73 upset of then No. 9 Iowa State.

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 5:54pm

Tubby Smith didn't see this coming. After Texas Tech's win over then No. 9 Iowa State, the Texas Tech coach said he thought his team was prepared. But a slow start doomed the Red Raiders on the road as they fell to No. 24 Oklahoma 81-36.

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 12:01am

Too many times an Oklahoma player picked off a Texas Tech pass and scored a layup on the other end. The basketball-style pick-six helped the Sooners soundly defeat the Red Raiders 81-36. Forty percent of Oklahoma’s points came off Texas Tech’s 17 turnovers. The down screens in the Red Raiders...

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:16pm

TEXAS TECHAT NO. 24 OKLAHOMA 6:30 P.M. WEDNESDAY NORMAN, OKLAHOMA The Red Raiders have struggled in their four road games as well as the two games played in Las Vegas in December. Texas Tech averaged 54.

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:12pm

Oklahoma's Lattin comes from family of basketball greats (Krista Pirtle's Blog)

Yes, if you’re familiar with college basketball history, or you’ve seen “Glory Road,” the name on the back of No. 12’s jersey does look familiar.

Freshman forward Khadeem Lattin is the grandson of David “Big Daddy” Lattin who was a starter on Texas Western’s 1966 team that beat Kentucky in the NCAA championship game. That was portrayed in the 2006 movie “Glory Road.” David Lattin went on to play in the ABA an NBA.

But his basketball lineage doesn’t stop there.

A quick look at No. 24 Oklahoma (Krista Pirtle's Blog)

Texas Tech, the second-youngest team in the Big 12, goes up against the second-most veteran team in the Big 12 in Oklahoma.

All but one starter returns from last season for the Sooners – Jordan Woodard, Buddy Hield, Isaiah Cousins and Ryan Spangler.

Hield leads the conference with 17.8 points per game and contributes 5.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.4 steals per game.

The Texas Tech offense was broke. The Red Raiders were dead last in the conference, averaging only 53 points in league play. The scoring struggles were all over the court - from the floor at 40.8 percent, to the perimeter at 30.

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:28pm

The Texas Tech players knew they were better than what they were showing on the court. Back-to-back 20-point losses were the latest showings from a Red Raider team 0-6 in Big 12 play. "We got tired of losing," junior guard Toddrick Gotcher said.

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 10:41pm

In the aftermath of Texas Tech's first win over a top-10 team in six years, junior guard Devaugntah Williams thought he was going to be trampled. "I was low-key scared," Williams said. "It was a good feeling.

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 1:41am

Three weeks after league play began, Texas Tech gets its first conference win of the season. Against the No. 1 team in the Big 12 and No. 9 team in the country in Iowa State. Eleven 3-pointers paved the way for the Red Raiders’ upset over the Cyclones 78-73. It’s the biggest win since Texas T...

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 6:19pm