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Texas Tech adds 2nd signee since Mark Adams replaced Beard

Apr. 20, 2021 19:02 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech has added a second signee for new head coach Mark Adams, with Dallas Baptist career scoring leader Chandler Jacobs planning to complete his accounting degree at the NCAA Division II school this semester and then join the Red Raiders as a graduate transfer. ...

Allen from LA is 1st addition for new Texas Tech coach

Apr. 15, 2021 21:42 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech got its first addition for new coach Mark Adams on Thursday with transfer forward Kaelen “KJ” Allen signing to play for the Red Raiders following the potential departures of several key players. Allen will have three seasons of...

Texas Tech's post-Beard exodus continues with guard McClung

Apr. 11, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech junior guard Mac McClung intends to go through the NBA draft process while the team's leading scorer from last season also has his name in the NCAA transfer portal. The Georgetown transfer's decision is the latest in the potential exodus...

Texas Tech junior guard Edwards transferring out of program

Apr. 10, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech junior guard Kyler Edwards has decided to transfer, new head coach Mark Adams said Saturday. Edwards had initially put his name in the transfer portal at the end of the season to explore his options. Adams, the Red...

Texas Tech introduces alumnus Adams as new basketball coach

Apr. 07, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech's search for its new basketball coach didn't take long, and didn't have to go far. Mark Adams, the Texas Tech graduate who was born about 40 miles from the Lubbock campus and spent the past five seasons as a Red Raiders assistant, was...

Texas Tech promotes top assistant Adams to replace Beard

Apr. 05, 2021 22:12 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech is promoting top assistant and school alumnus Mark Adams to replace Chris Beard as head coach. Kirby Hocutt, Tech's athletic director, sent a tweet Monday night with a picture of him with Adams that read: “Red Raider Nation — your...

Beard goes home to try to get Texas where he took Texas Tech

Apr. 02, 2021 15:03 PM EDT

Chris Beard insists that it was the most difficult decision in his life to return to his alma mater at Texas after a successful, five-season run at Big 12 rival Texas Tech that included an overtime loss in the national championship game played two years ago. Beard is...

Chris Beard leaving Texas Tech for Texas to replace Smart

Apr. 01, 2021 22:26 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas snatched Chris Beard away from Big 12 rival Texas Tech to revive a men's basketball program starved for postseason success. By bolting to Austin, its seems Beard left some rough feelings out on the high plains of the Lone Star State. ...

Texas Tech athletic director says men's basketball coach Chris Beard has informed him he is taking the Texas job

Apr. 01, 2021 17:18 PM EDT
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech athletic director says men's basketball coach Chris Beard has informed him he is taking the Texas job.

Smith, Arkansas hold off Texas Tech 68-66 in NCAA 2nd round

Mar. 21, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — His players began spilling onto the court at the horn, and Arkansas coach Eric Musselman was right there with them — only to break away to climb atop a table with arms raised. The moment certainly deserved a let-it-loose celebration. ...