Lady Raider Basketball preview for game against Abilene Christia

Lady Raider Basketball preview for game against Abilene Christian

LUBBOCK, Texas – Lady Raider Basketball returns to action on Saturday as they host Abilene Christian for the non-conference finale. Tip-off is set for 3 p.m. on FOX Sports Southwest.
Venue: United Supermarkets Arena
Place: Lubbock, Texas
Opponent: Abilene Christian
Date: Saturday, Dec. 29
Tip-off Time: 3 p.m.
Radio: 107.7 FM
Talent: Mark Finkner (play-by-play)
TV: FOX Sports Southwest
Talent: Chuck Heinz (play-by-play); Jesus Arenas (analyst); Taylor Peters (sideline)
The first 1,000 fans into the arena on Saturday will receive a 2019 Lady Raider Basketball calendar.
Fans are reminded to go clear at all Lady Raider Basketball games. The new clear bag policy provides a safer atmosphere and speeds up the entry process into the United Supermarkets Arena. For more information, CLICK HERE.

This game will mark the 16th meeting between Texas Tech and Abilene Christian women's basketball programs and the fourth time since ACU became a Division I program.

The last time the two met Texas Tech defeated the Wildcats, 71-65, in Lubbock (Dec. 5, 2015).

The Lady Raiders enter the weekend on a three-game win streak after defeating Texas Southern, 75-55, last Saturday before the Christmas holiday.

With the win, the Lady Raiders surpassed their win total from last season and Head Coach Marlene Stollings had the best start by a Lady Raider head coach in their first season since the 1977-78 season when Head Coach Gay Benson started the season 8-2.

The Wildcats enter the weekend on a two-game losing streak after falling to Florida Gulf Coast, 65-81.

With three wins this season, Texas Tech holds a 47-9 record against Southland Conference opponents.

The Lady Raiders kick off the 2019 Big 12 season at Oklahoma on Wednesday, Jan. 2. Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m. on FS Oklahoma. Texas Tech returns home on Sunday, Jan. 6, to host Baylor for the Big 12 home opener.

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