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  • Texas Tech basketball signs Tariq Owens to ASA

    Texas Tech basketball signs Tariq Owens to ASA

    Owens is the eighth overall Top 100 high school player to sign with Texas Tech under third-year head coach Chris Beard and is the fourth Top 100 member to commit to the Red Raiders in the Class of 2018. The list includes Deshawn Corphew, Kyler Edwards and C.J. Roberts. 

    Owens is the eighth overall Top 100 high school player to sign with Texas Tech under third-year head coach Chris Beard and is the fourth Top 100 member to commit to the Red Raiders in the Class of 2018. The list includes Deshawn Corphew, Kyler Edwards and C.J. Roberts. 

  • Brian Burg promoted to Assistant Coach

    Brian Burg promoted to Assistant Coach

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    Brian BurgBrian Burg

    Texas Tech men’s basketball head coach Chris Beard has elevated Brian Burg to assistant coach announced Tuesday. Burg, a tireless worker who is described as one of the nation’s top recruiters by his peers, fills the assistant coach position on staff left by Chris Ogden who was named UTA head coach last Friday. 

    Texas Tech men’s basketball head coach Chris Beard has elevated Brian Burg to assistant coach announced Tuesday. Burg, a tireless worker who is described as one of the nation’s top recruiters by his peers, fills the assistant coach position on staff left by Chris Ogden who was named UTA head coach last Friday. 

  • Sports Talk Interview: Chris Ogden

    Sports Talk Interview: Chris Ogden

    The new UTA head basketball coach joined Thetford and Ashby to talk about his new job, the program at UTA and his history in Texas.

    The new UTA head basketball coach joined Thetford and Ashby to talk about his new job, the program at UTA and his history in Texas.

  • Sports Talk Interview: Bob Knight

    Sports Talk Interview: Bob Knight

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    Bob KnightBob Knight
    Coach Bob Knight joined the show to talk about the Final Four, recap Texas Tech's season this year, and the changes in basketball since he has stopped coaching. 
    Coach Bob Knight joined the show to talk about the Final Four, recap Texas Tech's season this year, and the changes in basketball since he has stopped coaching. 
  • Zach Smith to participate in college slam dunk contest

    Zach Smith to participate in college slam dunk contest

    Smith is one of eight participants selected for the event which will be televised live by ESPN2 at 8 p.m. CT following the NIT Championship Game.

    Smith is one of eight participants selected for the event which will be televised live by ESPN2 at 8 p.m. CT following the NIT Championship Game.

  • Keenan Evans named AP All-American

    Keenan Evans named AP All-American

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    Keenan EvansKeenan Evans

    Texas Tech’s Keenan Evans garnered Associated Press (AP) All-America Third-Team honors as announced Tuesday.  Evans becomes the third player in program history to come away with AP All-America accolades. He joins Jason Sasser (1995-96) and Andre Emmett (2003-04).  

    Texas Tech’s Keenan Evans garnered Associated Press (AP) All-America Third-Team honors as announced Tuesday.  Evans becomes the third player in program history to come away with AP All-America accolades. He joins Jason Sasser (1995-96) and Andre Emmett (2003-04).  

  • Morning Drive: Recap Red Raider Basketball

    Morning Drive: Recap Red Raider Basketball

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    Zhaire SmithZhaire Smith

    Chuck and Jamie look back at the Elite 8 loss to #1 Villanova in the NCAA tournament.

    Chuck and Jamie look back at the Elite 8 loss to #1 Villanova in the NCAA tournament.

  • Tech falls in Elite Eight to Villanova 71-59

    Tech falls in Elite Eight to Villanova 71-59

    Keenan EvansKeenan Evans
    Keenan EvansKeenan Evans

    Keenan Evans scored 12 points with 4 assists while Jarret Culver added 11 as the Red Raiders struggled offensively shooting 33% from the field.

    Keenan Evans scored 12 points with 4 assists while Jarret Culver added 11 as the Red Raiders struggled offensively shooting 33% from the field.

  • Sports Talk Interview: Rick Dykes

    Sports Talk Interview: Rick Dykes

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    Tech BasketballTech Basketball
    Thetford and Ashby talked to Rick Dykes about the game last night, the atmosphere in Boston, and his prediction for Sunday.
    Thetford and Ashby talked to Rick Dykes about the game last night, the atmosphere in Boston, and his prediction for Sunday.
  • Beard, Texas Tech oust Purdue 78-65 in NCAA East Region

    Beard, Texas Tech oust Purdue 78-65 in NCAA East Region

    Keenan EvansKeenan Evans
    Keenan EvansKeenan Evans

    Evans had 12 of his 16 points in the second half, when Texas Tech scored 11 in a row to pull away

    Evans had 12 of his 16 points in the second half, when Texas Tech scored 11 in a row to pull away

  • Keenan Evans dials up NABC All-America honors

    Keenan Evans dials up NABC All-America honors

    Evans has posted 17.8 points per game on the season which is second in the Big 12 and the highest season scoring average for a Red Raiders since Jarrius Jackson in 2006-07.

    Evans has posted 17.8 points per game on the season which is second in the Big 12 and the highest season scoring average for a Red Raiders since Jarrius Jackson in 2006-07.

  • TBL Power Rankings: March 20th

    TBL Power Rankings: March 20th

    Chois and Zach rank the Sweet 16 games from no interest in watching to lots of interest in watching.
    Chois and Zach rank the Sweet 16 games from no interest in watching to lots of interest in watching.
  • Bottom Line Interview: Chris Ogden

    Bottom Line Interview: Chris Ogden

    Texas Tech assistant basketball coach, Chris Ogden, joined Chois and Zach to talk about the atmosphere in the locker room after the win, Keenan's performance, and what things they need to improve on before Friday.
    Texas Tech assistant basketball coach, Chris Ogden, joined Chois and Zach to talk about the atmosphere in the locker room after the win, Keenan's performance, and what things they need to improve on before Friday.
  • Red Raiders Move Past Florida to make the Sweet 16

    Red Raiders Move Past Florida to make the Sweet 16

    Keenan EvansKeenan Evans
    Keenan EvansKeenan Evans

    The Red Raiders have won a nation-leading seven games against Associated Press Top 25 opponents this season.

    The Red Raiders have won a nation-leading seven games against Associated Press Top 25 opponents this season.

  • Sports Talk Interview: Kirby Hocutt

    Sports Talk Interview: Kirby Hocutt

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    Kirby HocuttKirby Hocutt

    The Texas Tech AD joined David and Gary and talked about the Men's basketball run to the round of 32, Tech playing in Dallas in the NCAAs, and how special this is for Texas Tech.

    The Texas Tech AD joined David and Gary and talked about the Men's basketball run to the round of 32, Tech playing in Dallas in the NCAAs, and how special this is for Texas Tech.

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