Before Wednesday, the Red Raiders' (15-2, 4-1) lone loss of the season was a respectable one to then No.2 ranked Duke in New York. But Wednesday's midweek loss to Iowa State won't sit as well with the Texas Tech faithful.
Head coach Jamie Dixon told reporters Monday than senior guard Jaylen Fisher will be out for the "foreseeable future" with swelling in his right knee.
Following Thursday night’s 62-48 win over West Virginia in the team’s Big XII opener, the Horned Frogs’ record pushed to 11-1 making it their best-ever start. The team’s current eight-game win streak is currently the second-longest.
Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey has seemingly done it all during her coaching tenure, but Thursday night she checked off one more accomplishment – beating a No. 1 ranked team.
Head coach Kelvin Sampson has the Cougars 9-0 and off to their best start since 1970.
Tuesday night’s 11-of-22 barrage from 3-point range helped propel Westlake’s win streak over Lake Travis to nine games. This was all without star big and Texas-bound center Will Baker contributing in a major way. Baker was held to just eight points and six boards. The two meet again January 22.
Part of me wanted to include Texas' recent losses to Radford and VCU after notching a big win over North Carolina in this, but I feel like the Longhorns are the topic of conversation too much and it's best just to let the ebbs and flows go for the next few weeks, or at least until Big XII play starts.
Texas senior guard Lashann Higgs, the team's leading returning scorer and the leading scorer at the time of her injury, will miss the remainder of the year with a torn ACL suffered back against Quinnipiac.
In between Thanksgiving and Christmas is the thick of tournament season such as the Katy ISD tournament down in the Houston area, the Georgetown Jack Frost Tournament in Central Texas and the Arlington Classic in the DFW going on right now.