Texas Tech Rumors & News

  • Bobby Knight to speak for Trump at Republican National Convention

    College Spun "Legendary former Indiana coach Bobby Knight campaigned with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Indianapolis back in April, and has endorsed the businessman, calling him the “most prepared presidential candidate of all time.”" July 07

  • Texas Tech lands Quinnipiac graduate transfer Giovanni McLean

    The Score "Former Quinnipiac guard Giovanni McLean has decided to take his talents to the Big 12. The graduate transfer signed with Texas Tech on Monday, making him immediately eligible for next season. " June 28

  • Former Florida guard Brandone Francis-Ramirez finds new home

    SEC Country "fter announcing his intentions to transfer from Florida’s basketball program early last month, Brandone Francis-Ramirez has found a new school. The former 4-star guard, who committed to the Gators in 2013 when Billy Donavan was coach, announced he will be joining Texas Tech’s program via..." June 15

  • Arkansas State Forward Anthony Livingston to Transfer to Texas Tech

    Staking the Plains "Texas Tech has added graduate transfer Anthony Livingston, a 6’8″ and 230 pound forward who was previously at Arkansas State. Livingston was the leading scorer for the Red Wolves, averaging 15.5 points and 9.4 rebounds. Livingston also shot just 43% from the field and 86% from the free throw line...." May 19

  • Texas Tech adds G Shadell Millinghaus to 2016 class

    The Score "Texas Tech added another piece to its 2016 class, signing Shadell Millinghaus. Millinghaus originally committed to Southern Miss before transferring to Northwest Florida State College. The 6-foot-2, 200-pound guard averaged 16.8 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 1.7 steals per game last season,..." May 01

  • Chris Beard leaves UNLV for Texas Tech one week after being formally hired

    Yahoo! Sports "Seven days after he was formally named UNLV's new basketball coach, Chris Beard is leaving for another job. Beard is leaving to replace Tubby Smith as the head coach at Texas Tech. UNLV athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy issued a statement Friday confirming Beard is leaving, calling the..." April 15

  • Chris Beard meets with Texas Tech; UNLV hopes issue 'resolved' Friday

    Las Vegas Sun "Chris Beard was introduced last Friday as the UNLV basketball coach. This Friday, he might be introduced for another job. Beard is the leading candidate to replace Tubby Smith at Texas Tech, discussing the position with officials from the Lubbock, Texas, school tonight in the Las Vegas area...." April 15

  • Memphis hires Tubby Smith away from Texas Tech

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "If you thought that Tubby Smith going to Texas Tech as basketball coach was a retirement job, you guessed wrong. CBSsports.com is reporting this morning that Smith has agreed to terms to replace Josh Pastner as coach at the University of Memphis. Gary Parrish wrote: "Smith, 64, was offered..." April 14

  • Martin warms up to help Butler topple Texas Tech

    The Sports Xchange "RALEIGH, N.C. - All Butler guard Kelan Martin needed was a little time to warm up in the NCAA Tournament. The sophomore guard didn't score until the Bulldogs really needed him and he came through Thursday afternoon at PNC Arena. All 11 of Martin's points came during a four-minute..." March 17

  • TCU 67, Texas Tech 62

    The Sports Xchange "TCU went 7 of 9 from the free-throw line in the final 1:32 to defeat Texas Tech 67-62 in the opening round of the Big 12 Championship. The Horned Frogs play second-seeded and No. 9-ranked West Virginia in the third game of Thursday's quarterfinals. Guard Malique Trent's layup and subsequent..." March 10

  • Texas Tech 80, Kansas State 71

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Zach Smith ignited a late first-half run and Texas Tech overcame a double-digit deficit before cruising to an 80-71 win over Kansas State on Saturday at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas. Four players scored in double figures for Texas Tech. Guards Devaugntah Williams and..." March 05

  • No. 10 West Virginia powers past Texas Tech

    The Sports Xchange "MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Jaysean Paige contributed 15 points and five assists on Senior Night and No. 10 West Virginia's rebounding prowess was on full display in Wednesday's 90-68 romp over Texas Tech. Daxter Miles scored all of his 15 points on 3-pointers for the Mountaineers (23-7, 12-5 Big..." March 02

  • No. 2 Jayhawks win 12th straight Big 12 regular-season title

    The Sports Xchange "LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Concerns arise, even with the incredible string of 12 consecutive Big 12 basketball championships Kansas clinched Saturday by beating Texas Tech 67-58. "I hope our fans appreciate it, because sometimes, consistency can be boring," Kansas coach Bill Self said...." February 27

  • Texas Tech 83, TCU 79

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Aaron Ross scored a career-best 25 points to lead streaking Texas Tech to an 83-79 victory over TCU on Tuesday night in Big 12 play at Lubbock, Texas. Sophomore forward Zach Smith tallied a career-high 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the Red Raiders (18-9, 8-7 Big..." February 24

  • Texas Tech 71, Oklahoma State 61

    The Sports Xchange "STILLWATER, Okla. -- Texas Tech's push for the NCAA postseason continued Saturday night when the Red Raiders won their fourth straight, beating Oklahoma State 71-61 in a Big 12 game at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Guard Toddrick Gotcher scored 21 of his game-high 24 points in the second half,..." February 21

  • Texas Tech takes down No. 3 Oklahoma

    The Sports Xchange "LUBBOCK, Texas -- Victories over No. 14 Iowa State and No. 21 Baylor in a week's span have put the Texas Tech basketball team into the conversation for a berth in the NCAA tournament. Wednesday night might have just solidified it in ink. For the first time in school history, the Red..." February 18

  • Evans helps Texas Tech knock off No. 21 Baylor

    The Sports Xchange "WACO, Texas -- Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith said his team is getting better, but he's not predicting how far the Red Raiders will go. The Red Raiders took a step toward the NCAA Tournament as they went on the road to defeat No. 21 Baylor, 84-66, on Saturday night at the Ferrell Center...." February 13