Crockett to be honored at halftime of Clovis High basketball game

Texas Tech men's basketball senior forward Jaye Crockett is making a quick trip home tonight to Clovis, NM, where he will be honored during a halftime ceremony as his alma mater, Clovis High, plays Lovington at 7 p.m.

Crockett is the No. 2 career scorer for CHS.

Currently at Texas Tech, Crockett is averaging 15.4 points in Big 12 play and leads the conference in field goal percentage at .553.

During his career as a Red Raider, Crockett has recorded 1,102 points, 608 rebounds, 103 assists, 96 steals and 65 blocks.

Tech enforced its height advantage down low in 7-foot senior center Dejan Kravic, who scored 12 of his 18 points in the final half.

February 1, 2014 - 3:40pm

Tech fought back to within one point of the Wildcats midway through the second half but wasn't able to do any further damage.

February 1, 2014 - 12:00am

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Last year, the Texas Tech men's basketball team could have been content with not losing a Big 12 game by 20 points. This year, with an average deficit of 6.7 points in conference play, the Red Raiders want nothing less than a win.

January 28, 2014 - 10:05pm

The common denominator in both Texas Tech men's basketball losses last week was a lack of defense. "We're never going to win a game if we don't defend better," Tech coach Tubby Smith said. "It's as simple as that.

January 27, 2014 - 10:45pm

Despite some close losses, effort has rarely been a problem for the Texas Tech men's basketball team. Saturday afternoon at United Spirit Arena, however, it was. Head coach Tubby Smith wasn't pleased with his team's effort in the 74-65 loss to No.

January 25, 2014 - 10:15pm

Texas Tech men's basketball head coach Tubby Smith wasn't pleased with his team's effort in the 74-65 loss to No. 25 Oklahoma on Saturday afternoon.

January 25, 2014 - 7:10pm

Texas Tech men's basketball fell to No. 25 Oklahoma 74-65. Tech's defensive struggles from Wednesday's game at West Virginia carried over to the first half of play against the Sooners.

January 25, 2014 - 5:54pm

The Red Raiders are looking to get its second straight top 25 upset at home

January 25, 2014 - 12:07am