A day after a player announced a desire to transfer following graduation, the Texas Tech women’s basketball team disclosed an assistant will also not return for the 2017-2018 campaign. Matt Corkery, who has coached with the Lady Raiders for the past four seasons, stepped down as associated head co...

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 3:20pm

The Texas Tech women’s basketball team will be without a key component of its backcourt from a season ago. Larryn Brooks, a senior guard, will not return for her final season as announced Tuesday in a Texas Tech press release. Brooks, who is on course to graduate from Texas Tech in August, plans t...

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 1:40pm

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Sheryl Swoopes fought back tears as she read a poem to her late mother while accepting induction into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. The former Texas Tech superstar acknowledged Saturday that the honor felt “bittersweet” because her mother wasn’t with her. Swoopes...

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 9:40pm

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Sheryl Swoopes will be missing her biggest supporter as she gets inducted into one more hall of fame. Swoopes will be enshrined into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday, one year after the three-time Olympic gold medal winner and three-time WNBA Most Valuable Playe...

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 9:41pm

Canyon’s Joe Lombard treads lightly with the statement. Angel Hayden is, arguably, one of the top guards to put on a Lady Eagles girls basketball uniform. The Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer and longtime Canyon head coach, who has garnered 13 state titles at the helm of the program, feels confi...

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 2:31pm

Two games away. That is what stood between the Texas Tech women’s basketball team and at least the WNIT this season. The strength of schedule was there, ranking No. 22 in the nation. Auburn had the No. 20 ranked schedule this season and finished 17-14 — it made the NCAA tournament....

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 10:20pm

Mississippi State and South Carolina upset the status quo over the weekend. The Bulldogs knocked off UConn, breaking its 111-game winning streak Friday and South Carolina won the national championship Sunday. But, their road to these accomplishments wasn’t easy. Four years ago, Mississippi State w...

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 10:20pm

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Brownfield, South Plains College and Texas Tech star Sheryl Swoopes headlines the 12 finalists for the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. The list was announced Monday. The six-member class of 2017 will be revealed Feb. 12 and enshrined on June 10....

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 7:05pm

NORMAN, OK - The Big 12’s best 3-point shooting team couldn’t get much of anything to fall from the perimeter. Texas Tech, a team that averages 40 percent from deep, owas held to 20 percent Saturday afternoon against the Sooners. Those offensive woes, however, weren’t limited to the 3-point sh...

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 5:20pm

Life is always easier at home. So far this season, the Texas Tech Lady Raiders are undefeated at United Supermarkets Arena, winning all nine games. Their biggest challenge of the season so far, though, comes to town Wednesday (6:30 p.m.) in the form of No. 18 West Virginia (14-2, 2-2 Big 12). The La...

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 8:25pm