Lady Raiders face Iowa State in the Big 12 Tournament

Lady Raiders face Iowa State in the Big 12 Tournament

Lyndsey Whilby Lyndsey Whilby

LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lady Raiders are set to face No. 7 seed Iowa State in the opening round of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship on Friday evening.


Venue: Chesapeake Energy Arena

Place: Oklahoma City, Okla.

Opponent: Iowa State

Date: Friday, March 2

Tip-off Time: 8:30 p.m.

TV: FOX College Sports

Talent: Ron Thulin (play-by-play); Brenda VanLengen (analyst)

Radio: 107.7 FM

Talent: Mark Finkner (play-by-play); Chuck Heinz (analyst)


·        This will be the second time in three years that the Lady Raiders and the Cyclones have played in the opening round of the tournament.

·        Texas Tech holds a 3-1 record over Iowa State in the Big 12 tournament. The only game the Cyclones have won over the Lady Raiders was on March 8, 2001, when ISU captured a 73-62 win in the second round of the tournament.

·        This is the 34th meeting between the Lady Raiders and the Cyclones. Iowa State owns the all-time series record, 19-14.

·        Iowa State swept the Lady Raiders this season, picking up a 66-54 win in Lubbock and a 69-57 win in Ames.

·        The Lady Raiders look to snap a 11-game skid after dropping the final game of the season to Kansas State, 86-63. Freshman Lyndsey Whilby led the team with 14 points, two rebounds and a steal.

·        Iowa State enters the matchup on a win streak after defeating Kansas, 65-56, on senior night. Emily Durr led the team with 27 points, three rebounds, five assists and a steal.


With a win over Iowa State, the Lady Raiders would advance to face No. 2 seed Texas in the quarterfinals on Saturday. Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m.


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