Get ready, Red Raider fans! The Texas Tech basketball schedule for the upcoming season has just been released, and it’s packed with exciting matchups that are sure to get you on the edge of your seat. From conference rivalries to non-conference showdowns, this year’s schedule promises a thrilling ride from start to finish. So grab your popcorn and let’s take a closer look at some of the key matchups that will make or break our team’s success this season. Are you ready? Let’s go!
Texas Tech Basketball Schedule takes on Southern Methodist on the road
Texas Tech Basketball Schedule will travel to Waco, Texas on December 3rd to take on Southern Methodist. The Red Raiders and Mustangs have met twice thus far in the season, with SMU winning both games by a combined score of 73-48. Texas Tech is coming off a 77-59 loss to TCU which drops its record to 5-4 on the season. Guard Jarrett Culver leads the team in scoring at 15.5 points per game and forward Zach Smith averages 14.3 points per game.
Kicker Joseph kid Cotton has made 10 of his 11 field goal attempts this season, including all 5 of his attempts from inside the three point arc. Defensively, Gary Johnson leads the team with 6 blocks while Jaren Jackson Jr., a sophomore forward, averages 8 rebounds per game which ranks fifth in the conference.
The Red Raiders play at UTEP, Iowa State and West Virginia
The Texas Tech Basketball Schedule Red Raiders basketball team will open the 2017-18 season by hosting UTEP in Cowboys Stadium on November 10th. Following their home opener, the Red Raiders travel to Iowa State on December 7th. West Virginia is next on the schedule, as TTU plays the Mountaineers at McCarthey Athletic Center on January 5th. The final game of the regular season is also against West Virginia, this time in Morgantown on February 2nd.
In Lubbock, Texas Tech faces off against TCU and Oklahoma State
In the 2016-17 season, Texas Tech will face off against TCU and Oklahoma State. The Horned Frogs will be the first opponent for the Red Raiders, who will travel to Fort Worth on November 12th. This will be followed by a home matchup with OSU on February 16th. In conference play, Texas Tech faces Baylor twice, OU once, and Kansas State once.
The conclusion of the regular season sees the Red Raiders take on Texas A&M
The regular season finale for the Red Raiders sees them take on Texas A&M at the United Supermarkets Arena. This game will be a key matchup in determining who makes it to the NCAA Tournament.
Both teams are battling for seeding in their respective conferences, so this game has major implications. Texas Tech is currently in fifth place in the Big 12 standings with a record of 14-9. Texas A&M sits in fourth place with a record of 16-6.
This game will also be important for both teams individually. For Texas Tech Basketball Schedule, it’s their final chance to improve their seeding and earn some valuable home court advantage during the Big 12 Tournament. For Texas A&M, this is their final chance to prove themselves as one of the top teams in the country and earn a spot in the NCAA Tournament.Either way, this game is sure to be exciting.