The Red Raiders will try to become the first Texas team since 1966 to win the men's basketball championship.
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A full team effort was needed to take down No. 1 seed Gonzaga Saturday afternoon and send Texas Tech to its first-ever Final Four, 75-69.
Both Houston and Texas Tech might’ve been trendy upset picks heading into the NCAA Tournament.
MBB Selection Sunday Roundup: Houston, Tech earn No. 2 seeds, Abilene Christian makes first NCAA Tournament
The big story from Selection Sunday from a statewide perspective was perhaps more about who got left out (TCU) as opposed to who got in to the field of 64.
Although Texas Tech already achieved history by becoming the first school not named Kansas to win the regular season Big XII title in 14 years, the Red Raiders can’t be happy with how they fared against a struggling West Virginia.
Kalani Brown's injury-riddled senior season might've cost her the Big XII Player of the Year accolade, but her 15 point per game and 7 rebounds per game effort, was enough to earn her another First-Team All-Conference selection along with fellow junior teammate Lauren Cox, who was named Defensive Player of the Year, and Texas junior Sug Sutton.
MBB All-Conference Awards: Robinson, Culver nab Player of the Year and Beard, Ogden named Coach of the Year
At the beginning of the year, Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver had a big weight on his shoulder taking up the scoring load for the departed Zhaire Smith.
Texas teams went 4-1 over the weekend in the annual Big XII vs SEC Challenge with Texas 11-9, 3-4) being the lone loss against Georgia, 98-88. Texas’ loss was its fifth in six games.
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.