Tech announces kickoff times,
TV for five games
Texas Tech and the Big 12 Conference announced on Tuesday the times and networks for five games on the 2013 schedule, including the Thanksgiving Day tilt with Texas.
The Red Raiders and Longhorns will clash at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 28 at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. The game will be broadcast on the newly created Fox Sports 1, a network designed to compete with ESPN.
Also announced are the times and networks for Tech’s three non-conference games. The Red Raiders open the 2013 season on Friday, Aug. 30 at SMU. That game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. kickoff on ESPN.
Tech opens its home schedule the following week on Sept. 7 with a 6 p.m. kickoff against Stephen F. Austin on Fox Sports Net. The Red Raiders open Big 12 play at home against TCU on Sept. 12, a Thursday night, with a 6:30 p.m. kick on ESPN, then wind up their non-conference schedule on Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. at home against Texas State.
The times and networks for the remaining seven games will be determined weekly on a 12-day window.