Texas Tech Athletics sponsors fan travel package to Puerto Rico Tip-Off (Krista Pirtle's Blog)

The Red Raider Club and National Travel Systems are offering an Exclusive Fan Travel Package for the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on November 19-22 at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

In addition to Texas Tech the tournament field includes Butler, Miami, Minnesota, Mississippi State, Missouri State, Temple and Utah. 

Jordan Jackson got a steal at half court and had nothing standing between him and the basket. The freshman took a few dribbles to his left before lifting off and throwing down a one-handed dunk.

August 17, 2015 - 10:04pm

With the third quarter winding down, junior point guard Devon Thomas blocked a desperation jumper before speeding down the court and finishing with a left-handed layup high off the glass. And he was fouled.

August 16, 2015 - 11:08pm

Tubby Smith flipped through some pages in a folder before settling on one. The Texas Tech coach studied the page and spoke some French. "Bonsoir," Smith said. "Comment allez-vous. Oui. Merci.

August 13, 2015 - 11:27pm

Puerto Rico Tip-Off bracket announced (Krista Pirtle's Blog)

The ninth annual Puerto Rico Tip-Off is set to take place November 19, 20 and 22 at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan.

The eight-school bracket was announced on Thursday.

Texas Tech is joined by Butler, Miami, Minnesota, Mississippi State, Missouri State, Temple and Utah.

The Red Raiders begin play Thursday, November 19 against Utah, the final game of the day.

Win or lose, Texas Tech will face either Miami or Mississippi State the following day.

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 - 7:40pm

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 - 7:39pm

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 - 10:07pm