VIDEO: post Kennesaw State press conference

Few minutes after the Red Raiders defeated the Owls, coach Beard appeared in the press conference room, where he talked about the game. He was happy about the way the team approached an apparently easy opponent, in particular in a week that was made difficult in terms of training by academic obligations that many players […]

Gibbs signs contract extension with Tech

Defensive coordinator David Gibbs signed a two-year contract extension with Texas Tech on Thursday, Dec. 14. The contract extension will keep Gibbs at Tech through 2019, according to a Tech Athletics news release, and will increase his annual earnings to $650,000 per year. The signing came just days after rumors circulated online that Arizona State […]

Dorsey learns to play at D-I level, aids Red Raiders to bowl

After going through his first Division I football regular season, Vaughnte Dorsey can admit he gained a plethora of knowledge on and off the field. Dorsey, a junior college transfer from Gulf Coast Community College, started the year off slow but started to catch on to the speed of the game and other aspects following […]

2017 Tech football rankings: No. 8 Dylan Cantrell

Maybe the best thing you could say about Dylan Cantrell is his consistency, especially at a position that changes sometimes week to week and almost always from year to year. Remember Jonathan Giles, who was seen as the future of the receiving core before getting beat out this spring by Keke Coutee, he is an […]

Big 12 basketball power rankings: Big wins and losses lead to a big shakeup

Another weeks in the books and we already see completely revamped rankings. This conference is starting to look completely up for grabs and the difference between 1 & 10 seems minuscule. With this, coaches are loving how their team is persevering, while other coaches are starting to worry. 1. West Virginia (+1) Back to back […]

The 2OT: way, WAY too early predictions for the 2018 football season

The thought. It’s mid-December and the Red Raiders are well in the middle of preparations for the Birmingham Bowl on Festivas. (Yes, the made up holiday from Seinfeld actually does fall on December 23rd). It would be ridiculous to talk about 2018 football right? Well, call me ridiculous, because here I go. What the Red […]

Arizona State wants Gibbs, but Gibbs wants Texas Tech

If anyone knows about the honest work of progression, it’s defensive coordinator David Gibbs. Since coming to Lubbock, Coach Gibbs has transformed one of college football’s most dismal defenses into a admirable turnover machine (6th in the nation) and no. 6 defense in the Big 12. If you’re thinking “but our stats are still terrible […]

Defensive player(s) of the year: Two players persevere while playing through their last chance

Stop me if you’ve hear this story before. Player A is a top ranked recruit, goes on to play forTexas Tech and has an incredible freshman year just to get in trouble in the offseason and get kicked off the team. Afterwards, he goes to play at East Mississippi Community College, and earns his scholarship […]

Instant Reaction: Rebounding and strong defense lead the Red Raiders to victory

The No. 24 Texas Tech Red Raiders beat the Kennesaw State Fighting Owls by a score of 82-53. The Red Raiders had many highlights including some impressive dunks by Zach and Zhaire Smith (see below). Keenan Evans led the team with 16 points while Zhaire Smith had 13 and a really impressive dunk off a […]

HIGHLIGHTS: No. 24 Texas Tech-Kennesaw State 82-53

After eight days of silence, the basketball team let us hear its voice, and it was a loud scream, as the Red Raiders easily walked over the Owls, 82-53. Facing a 1-7 opponent, there was the possibility to take the game lightly, but players showed to be on fire starting from minute one, as the […]

Lady Raiders break losing streak with win against Prairie View A&M

The Texas Tech women’s basketball team defeated Prairie View A&M, 89-60, on Wednesday, Dec. 13 in the United Supermarkets Arena.  As a result, Tech is now 3-5 overall and 3-3 at home. The win broke a four-game losing streak for the Lady Raiders. The starting five consisted of senior forward Brielle Blaire, junior guard Recee’ […]