Games against Utah, Arkansas should provide non-conference challenge
Coach Tubby Smith likes the team he’s assembled for this season.
Not to say he isn’t pleased with Texas Tech teams he’s had in the past, but there’s something about this group that stands out to him.
This shows through his actions, at least his scheduling actions.
Compared to a year ago, Texas Tech is set to take on nine 20-game winners and host 13 teams that advanced to the postseason.
To get a more condensed look at the increased difficulty, compare last year’s tournament in Las Vegas to this year’s Puerto Rico Tip-Off.