It was the first time since Nov. 25 that Texas Tech men's basketball cruised to a win. The Red Raiders overcame a 19-point deficit in 13 minutes against Air Force and fought off a determined Auburn team with 2.2 seconds to go.

December 10, 2014 - 10:04pm

TEXAS TECH MEN VS.FRESNO STATE, 8 P.M., LUBBOCK Texas Tech hasn't fared well at the free throw line so far this season. On the season, the Red Raiders are shooting .643 from the line.

December 10, 2014 - 12:31am

Texas Tech MBB working on free throws and turnovers (Krista Pirtle's Blog)

Texas Tech hasn’t fared well at the free throw line so far this season. On the season, the Red Raiders are shooting .643 from the line. Over the past week, coach Tubby Smith has his players working on free throws in practice.

“Every time we get a water break, Coach says make five free throws before you get water,” senior forward Clark Lammert said. “After practice, the other day we had to make 50 free throws before we left the gym. Coach is really good at making adjustments and trying to figure out why we missed those free throws. We’ve put in a lot of work to fix that.”

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December 9, 2014 - 2:06pm

Three weeks into the men's college basketball season, the Big 12 is ranked No. 1 by KenPom. So far, the conference is made up of undefeated Texas, TCU and Oklahoma State, in addition to one-loss Kansas, Baylor, Iowa State, Texas Tech and West Virginia.

December 5, 2014 - 9:45pm

Texas Tech men's basketball is 5-1 to start out the season with its lone loss on the road in overtime to LSU. While the Red Raiders' field goal percentage is down .043 from last season, it is their defense that has propelled them thus far.

December 5, 2014 - 12:35am

BETHANY, Okla. - Five Flying Queens scored double digits Thursday night to help lead Wayland Baptist to a 76-61 win over Southwestern Christian in their first Sooner Athletic Conference game of the season.

December 5, 2014 - 12:23am

In Tubby Smith's second year as Texas Tech's head coach, the Red Raiders are buying into his defensive system.

December 3, 2014 - 10:34pm

Texas Tech's Devaugntah Williams hits game winner over Auburn

In Tubby Smith’s second year as Texas Tech’s head coach, the Red Raiders are buying into his defensive system.

Smith runs a ball-line defense that is built on an aggressive style of play that keeps the defender always on line between the ball and the basket.