New UNLV Basketball Coach Meets With Texas TechChris Beard has met with Texas Tech about its coaching vacancy, less than two weeks after being named UNLV's coach. Beard agreed to a contract with UNLV on March 28.
Texas Tech Upsets No. 14 Iowa State 85-82 In OTDeonte Burton scored a season-high 20 points and Abdel added 19 points to lead Iowa State (17-7, 6-5). Fans stormed the court after the victory.
Tubby Smith's Style Creates Family Feel With Texas TechThe 62-year-old Smith is the fourth coach in as many years for the Red Raiders and he's led them to more Big 12 wins than the previous two seasons combined and to victories over two Top 25 teams in the past month.
Suspension Follows Oklahoma State Player-Fan IncidentOklahoma State star Marcus Smart was suspended three games Sunday by the Big 12 for shoving a fan in the closing seconds of the Cowboys' loss at Texas Tech on Saturday night.
Smith Hopes To Revitalize Texas Tech Basketball ProgramThe Red Raiders' new coach brings a standout resume to West Texas. Smith won a national title at Kentucky, has made 17 NCAA tournament appearances and has 19 seasons with at least 20 victories.
Texas Tech Introduces Tubby Smith As New CoachThe school introduced Tubby Smith on Tuesday and he says he'll fit in just fine in West Texas, where cowboy hats and cowboy boots are more prominent than other places he's coached.
AP Source: Texas Tech, Tubby Smith Agree On DealA person with knowledge of the deal says Texas Tech agreed to terms Monday with Smith on a contract to be its next coach.
Sources: Tubby Smith In Talks With Texas Tech Smith is in talks with Texas Tech to become the next head coach of the Red Raiders, two people with knowledge of the conversation told The Associated Press on Saturday night.