Crockett named third team all-Big 12

Texas Tech’s Jaye Crockett was named to the third team on the all-Big 12 Conference men’s basketball team, which was chosen by the league’s coaches and released Sunday.

Crockett, a 6-foot-7 senior from Clovis, N.M., is the first Tech men’s player to fare better than honorable mention on the coaches’ all-Big 12 team since Martin Zeno made second team in 2008.

An honorable mention last year, Crockett is the first Tech men’s player to be recognized more than once since John Roberson received honorable mention in 2009 and 2010.

Texas Tech men's basketball sent its seniors out in style with a 59-53 victory over Texas, the first home finale win in 10 years for the Red Raiders.

March 8, 2014 - 6:12pm

Tech men's basketball to face Oklahoma State in Big 12 Championships

Texas Tech men's basketball knew it would receive the ninth seed in the Big 12 Championships next week, but the Red Raiders didn't know who they would face.

After an 85-81 overtime loss at Iowa State, Oklahoma State fell to 8-10 in conference play and picked up the eighth seed.

These teams split earlier this season - Tech won in Lubbock 65-61 but Oklahoma State pounded the Red Raiders in Stillwater 84-62.

Texas Tech will battle the Cowboys at 6 p.m. on Wed. March 12 in Kansas City at the Sprint Center.

Four seniors who will be honored in their final game in United Spirit Arena - Jaye Crockett, Dejan Kravic, Kader Tapsoba and Jamal Williams, Jr.

March 7, 2014 - 11:48pm

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Make that 31-straight home finale wins for mighty Kansas. Senior Tarik Black made the most of his final game at Allen Fieldhouse, scoring 19 points off 9-for-9 shooting, and No.

March 5, 2014 - 10:09pm

Early look at the Big 12 MBB standings

With the Big 12 Tournament a week away, here's a look at current Big 12 men's basketball standings and how they will change between now and Saturday evening.

Three teams have their seeds cemented: No. 1 Kansas, No. 9 Texas Tech and No. 10 TCU.

No one is catching up to Kansas, and TCU is still winless in conference play.

If Texas Tech goes 2-0 this week, that would put the Red Raiders at 7-11 in the Big 12, one win shy of West Virginia, Baylor and Oklahoma State who each have eight.

The Jayhawks have won 30 straight home finales

March 5, 2014 - 12:21am

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.