Tony Benford is in his third season as head coach of North Texas.
When the Mean Green comes to Lubbock to take on the Red Raiders, Benford returns to his alma mater.
Benford played basketball for Texas Tech from 1982-86 and scored more than 1,000 points in his career. He was a part of Texas Tech's Southwest Conference regular-season and tournament titles in 1985 and the 1986 SWC tournament championship. Benford was named the SWC Tournament MVP in 1986.