Earlier this season, Texas Tech men's basketball defeated then No. 19 Oklahoma State at home 65-61 before falling on the road by 22.

March 1, 2014 - 3:42pm

With three games left in the regular season, the Texas Tech men's basketball has a chance at postseason play.

March 1, 2014 - 12:00am

Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship sold out

The Big 12 Conference along with the Sprint Center have confirmed that the 2014 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship has sold out.

This is the sixth year that the Sprint Center has hosted the event, and the Championship has sold out each year since its return to Kansas City in 2008 and from 2010-14.

The tournament begins on March 12 and culminates to the championship game at 8 p.m. on March 15.

Before the event, a decision will be made about the possiblity of making a limited number of standing-room only tickets available.

Five Red Raiders named to Academic All-Big 12 Men's Basketball Team

Texas Tech men's basketball led the conference with five players selected to the 2014 Academic All-Big 12 Men's Basketball Team.

Three Red Raiders were named to the first team: seniors Jaye Crockett and Dejan Kravic along with sophomore Toddrick Gotcher.

Crockett was nominated with a 4.00 grade point average.

Sophomore Dusty Hannahs and freshman Aaron Ross were named to the second team.

First team members are those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA while the second team members have a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA.


Texas Tech had a nine-point lead with 13 minutes to play but couldn't hold it Tuesday night against Kansas State. "This is about as frustrating a game I've been around in a long time," Tech men's basketball coach Tubby Smith said.

February 25, 2014 - 9:10pm

Texas Tech men's basketball is ready to get that sour taste out of its mouth after the 22-point loss at Oklahoma State on Saturday. "We're really upset about how that game went," sophomore guard Dusty Hannahs said.

February 24, 2014 - 11:16pm

Texas Tech hopes to have 10,000 students in attendance on Tuesday when the Red Raiders take on Kansas State at 6 p.m. in United Spirit Arena.

February 24, 2014 - 12:19am

Marcus Smart returned to action after a three-game suspension for shoving a Texas Tech fan on Feb. 8

February 23, 2014 - 12:17am

Even though Smart's return was the focus of the game, the bigger story was which team would get back to its winning ways, and Saturday afternoon it was Oklahoma State.

February 22, 2014 - 3:43pm

Not only did the Red Raiders upset the Cowboys 65-61 two weeks ago, this will also be sophomore Marcus Smart's first game back from his three-game suspension.

February 21, 2014 - 11:01pm