SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith didn't want to make a big deal out of facing his former Minnesota program. Turns out, the veteran coach did feel a little extra emotion about it after all.

Sun, 11/22/2015 - 6:07pm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Texas Tech did just enough to set up a reunion for coach Tubby Smith with his previous team.

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 7:06pm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak pushed his team to play tougher after a first half in which they squandered much of a 12-point lead and couldn't keep Texas Tech off the boards.

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 9:59pm

MIAMI (2-0) This isn't an exotic, once in a lifetime trip for senior guard Angel Rodriguez. Instead, the Puerto Rico-native is going home. "His mom is still there, and his brothers are there," Miami coach Jim Larranaga said. "He has a large family.

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 11:05pm

Texas Tech started off its season with a 77-73 win over High Point. The Red Raiders' performance in the second half especially showed Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith what they're capable of.

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 10:25pm

Temple is coming off a 91-67 loss to No. 1 North Carolina. Senior Devin Coleman, in his first career start, led the way for the Owls with 19 points.

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 10:24am

ESPN Tip-Off Marathon begins Monday (Krista Pirtle's Blog)

Today at 4:30 p.m. starts the greatest 24-plus hours in sports.

It’s one of my favorite times of the year - the ESPN Tip-Off Marathon.

It’s over a day’s worth of basketball back-to-back-to-back, and it’s fantastic.

 

It starts with the UConn women and ends with the Champions Classic.

Three huge match-ups take place tonight before midnight strikes.

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Senior Devaugntah Williams stepped up when Texas Tech needed him to the most. Midway through the second half, the Red Raiders led by four before Williams drained back-to-back 3-pointers to give Texas Tech some cushion.

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 10:39pm