Fred Hoiberg looking for Iowa State’s killer mentality (Krista Pirtle's Blog)

In half of its league-best four conference wins, Iowa State squandered a double-digit lead.

Both times, it happened at home in Hilton Coliseum.

The Cyclones opened Big 12 play against Oklahoma State with a 63-61 win. Iowa State led by 11 with 17:55 left to play, but the Cowboys mounted a comeback off a 20-8 run.

TEXAS TECH AT NO. 24 OKLAHOMA STATE 8 P.M. TODAY Texas Tech is currently shooting an average of 41.6 percent from the floor. That is the lowest percentage since the 2000-01 season and is the 12th lowest in school history.

January 21, 2015 - 12:10am

Le'Bryan Nash, a McDonald's All-American and top recruit in the country, wasn't expected to stay all four years in Stillwater. Yet here he is, a 6-foot-7 senior, leading Oklahoma State in scoring with 17.7 points per game.

January 21, 2015 - 12:16am

In his previous 23 years as a head coach, Tubby Smith had never gone 0-5 to start conference play. Until now. After dropping contests to then No. 11 Texas, No. 14 West Virginia, No.

January 17, 2015 - 8:59pm

In his previous 23 years as a head coach, Tubby Smith had never gone 0-5 to start conference play. Until now. After dropping contests to then No. 11 Texas, No. 14 West Virginia, No. 12 Kansas and a soon-to-be-ranked Kansas State, Texas Tech fell to TCU 62-42. The Horned Frogs, who received votes ...

January 17, 2015 - 6:10pm

The Red Raiders have to score more efficiently if they want to win a game in the toughest league in the nation, the Big 12. Texas Tech mounted a late-game surge against Texas but couldn't get to within striking distance.

January 17, 2015 - 12:05am

TEXAS TECH VS. TCU 3 P.M. TODAY LUBBOCK, TEXAS To win a Big 12 game, Texas Tech has to take care of the basketball. "Live ball turnovers have really hurt us," Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith said.

January 16, 2015 - 11:13pm

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Robert Turner wanted to get back to the Texas Tech style of basketball. Losing by 32 on the road at Kansas wasn't Red Raider basketball. "Nobody wants to lose like that," the senior guard said. "We're a better team than that.

January 15, 2015 - 2:00am

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Robert Turner wanted to get back to the Texas Tech style of basketball. Losing by 32 on the road at Kansas wasn’t Red Raider basketball. “Nobody wants to lose like that,” the senior guard said. “We’re a better team than that. We let a team kind of bully us a little bi...

January 14, 2015 - 10:04pm

TEXAS TECH MENAT KANSAS STATE 7 P.M. WEDNESDAY Texas Tech has lost five of its last six games by an average of 16.6 points.

January 13, 2015 - 10:18pm