The Texas Tech Lady Raiders will participate in the first league-wide Big 12/SEC Challenge when they face Arkansas on Dec. 3.
“We are thrilled to be a part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge,” Texas Tech coach Candi Whitaker said in a press release. “Traveling to Arkansas will be a great opportunity for our players and we are excited for the challenge.”
This season marks the first in which 10 games will be played.
The format consists of five home games on campus sites for each conference.
Men's and women's basketball season tickets on sale
Men’s and women’s basketball season tickets on sale
Season tickets for the 2016-17 Texas Tech men’s and women’s basketball seasons are on sale now announced Monday by the Texas Tech Athletics Ticket Office.
Fans can purchase season tickets online at www.texastech.com, in person at the Texas Tech athletics ticket office located on the east side of Jones AT&T Stadium or via the phone at (806) 742-8324. Men’s basketball season tickets are already on pace to surpass the 2015-16 season total later this week.
Marsha Sharp looked in her closet for any shade of orange she could find.
The blazer wasn’t quite the right color — more of an apricot than a bright Tennessee orange — but Sharp put it on anyway.
The hall-of-fame Texas Tech Lady Raiders basketball coach just simply wanted to honor her friend, Pat Summitt, who had died only hours earlier Tuesday at the age of 64..
Sheryl Swoopes’ mark on women’s basketball won’t soon be forgotten.
The former Texas Tech Lady Raider was one of the 20 honored Tuesday when the WNBA named its 20 greatest and most influential players in its history to help celebrate its 20th season,
Candi Whitaker announced the addition of Brittney Martin to the Lady Raider basketball staff as a graduate assistant Thursday.
Martin, the 2016 Big 12 Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year out of Oklahoma State, played for Whitaker during her freshman year when Whitaker was Associate Head Coach for the Cowgirls.
IMG Academy's Arella Guirantes admitted she was nervous.
The 5-foot-11 shooting guard had been put in stressful situations during her basketball journey before and handled them with ease.
But, when it came to making her college decision, the Bellport, New York, native admitted she was unsure which of her Top 3 schools — LSU, Rutgers or Texas Tech — to attend.
"I couldn't get it off my mind. It's been with me since I made my Top 3 (on April 24)," she said Sunday by phone. "They all had attributes that made them all enticing."
Jordan Jackson didn’t know what was going on.
He had just woken up and found a multitude of text messages and missed calls on his phone.
One of the texts was from a friend in Houston, congratulating Jackson and his mom, Sheryl Swoopes.
Not fully awake yet, he didn’t have a clue what his friend was talking about.
But then Jackson recalled his mom telling him before that she was on the ballot for the Naismith Hall of Fame and suddenly he understood.
The Texas Tech freshman never doubted his mom would get in.