Texas Tech Red Raiders
Texas Tech’s visit to Iowa State on Saturday will be its furthest trip north in November in 52 years. It’ll be an especially chilly afternoon for the Red Raiders if they can’t get rolling against the Cyclones.
Texas Tech forced the Tigers into a grinding type of game. Baskets were hard to come by for both teams. But LSU showed it could win an ugly game by knocking off the Red Raiders in overtime 69-64.
Texas Tech got an errorless performance out of a true freshman quarterback making his second career start.
Texas Tech hopes that their rush defense perks up when Oklahoma brings the Big 12’s third-best running attack to Lubbock. The Sooners are averaging 225 rushing yards per game.
Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight will miss Saturday’s game at Texas Tech. Coach Bob Stoops made the announcement Thursday via the football team’s Twitter account.
Texas and Texas Tech are far removed from 2008. The teams met on November 1 that year, when the Longhorns were the country’s top team and the Red Raiders were sixth.
The highest point total in TCU history came three days before the release of the first rankings from the College Football Playoff selection committee. Coincidence?
TCU dumps 82 points on Texas Tech, the most in any FBS game in 2 years
TCU, long known for producing top-ranked defenses, is fifth nationally in scoring offense and seventh in total offense, and the most improved offense in the country in both categories.
Lubbock officials say a standout Texas Tech University football player has been hospitalized and released after suffering a laceration during an off-campus shooting.
Jayhawks lost their sixth straight Big 12 game, falling to Texas Tech 34-21
Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury believes Kansas has some momentum going into Saturday’s matchup between two winless Big 12 teams.