LUBBOCK, Texas – The Texas Tech Lady Raider basketball team has released its 2020-21 schedule, coinciding with the release of the Big 12 women’s basketball schedule on Monday afternoon.
The Lady Raider schedule features 25 games, including seven nonconference games—six of which will be played at home—and nine home Big 12 games. Broadcast information and tip times will be released at a later date.
The Krista Gerlich is set to tip off on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at United Supermarkets Arena. The Lady Raiders will host UTRGV at 7 p.m. for the first of a two-game homestand to open the season. The quick homestand also includes a Nov. 28 bout with Florida A&M.
Texas Tech will hit the road for the first time on Dec. 2 for the squad’s Big 12/SEC Challenge matchup against Vanderbilt in Nashville. Last year, the Lady Raiders recorded their first Big 12/SEC Challenge win in program history in a rout of Ole Miss that stands as the most lopsided win since the event’s inception.
Following the trip to Nashville, the team with return home on Dec. 10 to host Missouri at noon for the Lady Raiders’ second-straight SEC foe.
The Lady Raiders open their Big 12 schedule against two teams that finished Nos. 1 and 2 in the Big 12 standings a year ago. Tech opens the conference slate on Dec. 14 on the road against a tough reigning national champion Baylor squad, before a Dec. 19 contest at home against TCU at 2 p.m.
Tech will close its nonconference schedule with a trio of home games against Southern (Dec. 21), Morgan State (Dec. 23) and Incarnate Word (Dec. 29).
Returning to conference play, Tech will open the new year at Oklahoma State (Jan. 2), following home games against Oklahoma (Jan. 6) and Iowa State (Jan. 9). The Lady Raiders will then play on the road for four of the following six games, with the home games including Texas (Jan. 17) and West Virginia (Jan. 27).
Coming off a road-heavy January schedule, Texas Tech will host four Big 12 games in February to wrap up the season, including Kansas State (Feb. 3), Baylor (Feb. 10), Oklahoma State (Feb. 13) and Kansas (Feb. 20).
The Lady Raider schedule includes three open dates on Feb. 27, March 3 and March 6 in the case of game postponements.
Fans can purchase season tickets over the phone at (806) 742-8324 or online at TexasTech.com. Information on single-game tickets and mini-plans will be announced at a later date by the Tech Athletics Ticket Office.