Texas Tech

The Rise: Vol. 2

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports Chris Beard and Texas Tech rise to the occasion of a grueling four game stretch After the domination of Abilene Christian, Texas Tech began preparing for the Baylor Bears to come to town. Baylor began to look like a competitor in the conference and were voted to finish 5th during the…

The Rise: Vol. 1

Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports After non-conference domination at home, there’s a battle in the Garden. Following the disappointing 16-17 season, there was a lot of pessimism surrounding the Texas Tech Basketball program heading into a new season. The Red Raiders were voted to finish 7th (again) in the Big 12 Conference by the conference’s…

The Rise: Prologue

Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The hiring of Chris Beard, the building of relationships, and the beginning of something special. In the past few years, Texas Tech Basketball has had an incredible turn around. They saw their first-ever Elite Eight, Big 12 Championship, and of course, an appearance in the National Championship game. The program…