Big payday for Beard after Texas Tech’s run to title game

Sports 04/29/19, 12:10

Texas Tech men's basketball coach Chris Beard has signed a new contract with an average annual salary of $4.575 million through the 2024-25 season after leading the Red Raiders to their first national championship game.The deal was announced Monday, three weeks after the Big 12 co-champions lost in overtime to ...

Suspect in shooting of Texas Tech player turns himself in

Sports 04/28/19, 17:59

A 24-year-old man sought in the shooting of a Texas Tech University football player and a woman has turned himself in to Lubbock police.A police statement identifies the suspect as Asia Devine Jackson. He had been sought on a warrant alleging aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the shooting ...

Texas Tech’s Culver declares for NBA draft after 2 seasons

Sports 04/18/19, 15:38

Big 12 player of the year Jarrett Culver has declared for the NBA draft after helping lead his hometown Texas Tech Red Raiders to the two deepest NCAA Tournament runs in school history.Culver made the announcement Thursday, 10 days after the Red Raiders finished their season with an overtime loss ...

Culver, Mooney take different paths to Tech and Final Four

Basketball 04/02/19, 17:32

Hometown standout Jarrett Culver was the first recruit Chris Beard reached out to when he got to Lubbock as Texas Tech's head coach three years ago.Then, when the Red Raiders were coming off their first NCAA Elite Eight appearance last season and had to replace a senior All-Big 12 point ...

Texas Tech routs Texas 70-51, stays even with Kansas State

Sports 03/04/19, 23:32

Jarrett Culver scored 16 points, Matt Mooney added 15 and No. 8 Texas Tech stayed even with Kansas State atop the Big 12 with one game remaining in a dominating 70-51 win over Texas on Monday night.With his mom watching from the stands after traveling from the Dominican Republic on ...

No. 11 Texas Tech shares Big 12 lead after 84-80 OT win

Sports 02/27/19, 22:03

Davide Moretti had 20 points, including four free throws in the final 18 seconds of overtime, and No. 11 Texas Tech escaped with an 84-80 win over Oklahoma State on Wednesday night to move into a share of the Big 12 lead.Jarrett Culver had 19 points and 10 rebounds for ...

No. 14 Texas Tech hits 16 3s in 91-62 win over No. 14 Kansas

Sports 02/23/19, 22:28

Jarrett Culver scored 26 points and was one of six Texas Tech players to make multiple 3-pointers as the No. 14 Red Raiders overwhelmed No. 12 Kansas 91-62 on Saturday night.The Red Raiders (22-5, 10-4 Big 12) never trailed, scoring the game's first five points. They made a season-high 16 ...

No. 15 Texas Tech breezes past short-handed Baylor 86-61

Sports 02/16/19, 16:50

Jarrett Culver scored 18 points and Davide Moretti added 17 as No. 15 Texas Tech cruised past short-handed and turnover-prone Baylor 86-61 on Saturday.Jared Butler scored 16 points and Mario Kegler added 15 for the Bears, who were without key backcourt players Makai Mason (foot) and King McClure (knee) for ...

No. 18 Texas Tech routs cold-shooting West Virginia 81-50

Sports 02/04/19, 23:57

Brandone Francis scored a season-high 16 points and No. 18 Texas Tech overwhelmed cold-shooting West Virginia 81-50 on Monday night.The Red Raiders (18-5, 6-4 Big 12), who lost four of their previous five Big 12 games, took control with a 13-0 run midway through the first half. That was part ...

No. 16 Texas Tech ends 3-game Big 12 slide 84-65 over TCU

Sports 01/28/19, 23:22

Jarrett Culver scored 12 of his 18 points after halftime, including two punctuating dunks in the closing minutes, and No. 16 Texas Tech snapped a three-game Big 12 losing streak with an 84-65 win over TCU on Monday night.The Red Raiders (17-4, 5-3 Big 12) had their biggest lead after ...

Moretti, No. 14 Texas Tech top Arkansas 67-64

Sports 01/26/19, 21:09

Davide Moretti had 21 points, Jarrett Culver scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half, and No. 14 Texas Tech beat Arkansas 67-64 on Saturday night to stop a three-game slide.Moretti's two free throws with five seconds left sealed the SEC/Big 12 Challenge game for the Red Raiders ...

Iowa State hands No. 8 Texas Tech 1st Big 12 loss, 68-64

Sports 01/16/19, 23:27

Marial Shayok scored 20 points, Michael Jacobson had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Iowa State beat No. 8 Texas Tech 68-64 on Wednesday night, handing the Red Raiders their first Big 12 loss.The Cyclones (13-4, 3-2 Big 12) stopped a two-game losing streak coming off a 17-point win over ...

Texan faces up to 5 years for cyberstalking California woman

U.S. 01/12/19, 17:32

Prosecutors say a Texas man faces up to five years in prison for cyberstalking a California woman he once dated online and posting nude photos of her that were viewed more than 1 million times.Lubbock County jail records show 22-year-old Isaiah Alexander Allen of Lubbock was being held Saturday pending ...

No. 7 Texas Tech rallies for 66-59 win over 23rd-ranked OU

Sports 01/08/19, 23:56

Jarrett Culver had his first double-double of the season and scored seven straight Texas Tech points to break a tie late in the second half, leading the No. 7 Red Raiders to a 66-59 win over 23rd-ranked Oklahoma on Tuesday night.The sophomore, who finished with 23 points and 13 rebounds, ...

No. 8 Baylor women win Big 12 opener to follow UConn victory

Sports 01/06/19, 15:20

Freshman Queen Egbo had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 8 Baylor followed its victory over top-ranked UConn with a 73-56 win against Texas Tech in its Big 12 opener on Sunday.The Lady Bears (11-1, 1-0), who have won the last eight Big 12 titles, went ahead to stay ...

No. 11 Texas Tech beats K-State 63-57 for 2-0 Big 12 start

Sports 01/05/19, 16:52

Davide Moretti scored 19 points and Matt Mooney added 14 to help No. 11 Texas Tech hold off Kansas State 63-57 on Saturday in a matchup of defensive-minded teams.Barry Brown led the Wildcats with 16 points and Cartier Diarra added 11 on a day when they struggled to make shots ...

No. 11 Texas Tech eases past Texas Rio Grande Valley, 71-46

Sports 12/28/18, 21:19

Jarrett Culver scored 19 points, first-time starter Deshawn Coprew had 13 points and 10 rebounds and No. 11 Texas Tech pulled away from Texas-Rio Grande Valley for a 71-46 victory Friday night in the Red Raiders' final tuneup before Big 12 Conference play. Culver and the Red Raiders cranked up their ...

No. 11 Texas Tech thumps ACU to close out Coliseum

Sports 12/15/18, 21:10

Jarrett Culver scored a career-high 30 points, Matt Mooney added 14 and No. 11 Texas Tech raced past Abilene Christian 82-48 on Saturday night in the final game at sold-out Lubbock Municipal Coliseum.The Red Raiders (10-0) called the Coliseum home from 1956-99, and Saturday was the second throwback game in ...

No. 13 Texas Tech still unbeaten after 65-47 win over Ark-PB

Sports 12/05/18, 23:06

No. 13 Texas Tech can always depend on its defense.Jarrett Culver had a team-high 13 points for the Red Raiders, and they had another stifling defensive performance to remain undefeated with a 65-47 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Wednesday night."I thought Pine Bluff came in here with a nice game ...

Texas Tech hires Wells after success at alma mater Utah St

Sports 11/29/18, 21:55

Texas Tech hired Matt Wells as its new football coach Thursday night after he was part of an impressive turnaround at Utah State, his alma mater.Wells had a 44-34 record in six seasons as coach of the Aggies, who are 10-2 this year and headed to their fifth bowl in ...

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