Almost half the Texas Tech roster has never played a Big 12 game. That changes Saturday afternoon when a highly ranked Texas team comes to United Supermarkets Arena.

December 31, 2014 - 12:30am

Texas Tech bounced back from a not-so-jolly tournament in Las Vegas last week with a 60-45 win over North Texas on Monday in the friendly confines of United Supermarkets Arena.

December 29, 2014 - 10:32pm

Texas Tech bounced back from a not-so-jolly tournament in Las Vegas last week with a 60-45 win over North Texas in the friendly confines of United Supermarkets Arena. The Red Raiders did most of their work in the paint for half of their total points. Of those 30 points in the lane, 20 came from la...

December 29, 2014 - 9:12pm

The freshman forward didn't play in Texas Tech's final game in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic. After pulling down a few boards for the Red Raiders against Loyola, coach Tubby Smith said Zach Smith wasn't himself.

December 28, 2014 - 10:25pm

North Texas coach former Red Raider (Krista Pirtle's Blog)

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.

Las Vegas wasn't kind to Texas Tech. Neither was junior guard Jherrod Stiggers as his 25 points led Houston to a 82-69 victory. The No. 19 3-point shooter in the country finished 7-of-9 from three.

December 23, 2014 - 10:26pm

Texas Tech takes on Houston in Las Vegas (Krista Pirtle's Blog)

No, it’s not déjà vu.

Texas Tech is facing Houston in the third place game of a preconference tournament for the second straight year.

Last season, the Red Raiders defeated the Cougars at the Legends Classic in Brooklyn 76-64.

Tonight, Texas Tech faces Houston for the third place game of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic.

The overall series between the two teams is tied at 27 each, while Texas Tech holds a 7-2 advantage at neutral sites.

Texas Tech had made at least one 3-pointer per contest in 116 straight games. That streak came to an end in Las Vegas as the Red Raiders fell to Loyola 62-44. Texas Tech was 0-for-21 from deep. The Ramblers, however, sank five shots from the perimeter. Texas Tech finished shooting 34.7 from the ...

December 22, 2014 - 8:56pm

RED RAIDERS IN THE CONTINENTAL TIRE LAS VEGAS CLASSIC TEXAS TECH VS. LOYOLA AT 7 P.M. MONDAY TEXAS TECH VS BOISE STATE/HOUSTON AT 8 P.M./10:30 P.M.

December 21, 2014 - 9:15pm

The 2-3 zone by Arkansas-Pine Bluff gave Texas Tech all it could handle. But the Red Raiders (9-1) used their size inside to get their ninth straight win at home, 72-51 over the Golden Lions (2-9).

December 19, 2014 - 11:04pm