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Kansas' Devon Dotson (1) celebrates after an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

No. 1 Kansas, No. 5 Baylor headline Big 12 tournament

Mar. 10, 2020 10:47 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Top-ranked Kansas hasn't lost since Baylor stunned the Jayhawks in Allen Fieldhouse in January, that run of excellence driving coach Bill Self's squad to another regular-season Big 12 title and the top seed in the conference tournament. Better not let that winning streak end any...

Kansas' Ochai Agbaji (30) celebrates after an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

No. 1 Kansas outright Big 12 champ after 66-62 win at Tech

Mar. 7, 2020 6:12 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — No. 1 Kansas had the outright Big 12 title wrapped up before going back on the court after halftime. The Jayhawks then finished off something that hadn't been done in the conference in a decade. Devon Dotson scored 17 points while Udoka Azubuike had 15 points and 11 rebounds as the...

Baylor's Jared Butler, center, is trapped by Texas Tech's Kyler Edwards (0) and Jahmi'us Ramsey (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Waco, Texas, Monday, March 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

No. 4 Baylor holds on for 71-68 overtime win over Texas Tech

Mar. 3, 2020 12:57 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — With the shot clock winding down in overtime and a defender in his face, Baylor guard MaCio Teague quickly stepped back behind the line and hit a 3-pointer. “That was crazy, saved the day like Superman," Bears guard Jared Butler said. Teague made that big shot with 1:13 left in...

Texas' Andrew Jones (1) lays the ball up between Texas Tech's Kyler Edwards (0) and TJ Holyfield (22) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

Texas tops No. 22 Texas Tech 68-58 for 4th straight win

Feb. 29, 2020 7:46 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas coach Shaka Smart has a simple message for his Longhorns when they were coming off a 29-point loss, and had a four-game losing streak. “We have to choose how we respond,” Smart told them then. Instead of letting its season completely unravel, Texas is now making a...

Oklahoma forward Kristian Doolittle, right, shoots over Texas Tech guard Kyler Edwards (0) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Doolittle's 19 points lead Oklahoma past No. 22 Texas Tech

Feb. 26, 2020 12:33 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma provided a much-needed boost to its NCAA Tournament resume with a 65-51 win over No. 22 Texas Tech on Tuesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Kristian Doolittle scored 19 points and Brady Manek added 15 as the Sooners (17-11, 7-8 Big 12) snapped a three-game losing streak. ...

Texas Tech guard Clarence Nadolny dunks the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa State, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Ames, Iowa. Texas Tech won 87-57. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Ramsey scores 25, Texas Tech routs Iowa State 87-57

Feb. 22, 2020 9:26 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Texas Tech went more than 17 minutes without an offensive rebound Saturday night at Iowa State. That’s because the Red Raiders didn’t really need one. Freshman star Jahmi’us Ramsey scored a game-high 25 points and Texas Tech made 15 of its first 19 shots en route to...

Texas Tech's Jahmi'us Ramsey (3) dunks during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas State, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (Brad Tollefson/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal via AP)

Moretti, Texas Tech top K-State 69-62, stay in 3rd in Big 12

Feb. 20, 2020 1:48 AM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Davide Moretti flinched as a pass the Texas Tech guard wasn't expecting glanced off his back and bounced toward Kansas State's Cartier Diarra. When Diarra tried to get too fancy with the ensuing breakaway dunk and clanged a windmill attempt off the rim, Moretti made the last-place...

Oklahoma State's Kalib Boone blocks Texas Tech's Kyler Edwards during an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Mitch Alcala)

Laurent, Boone lead Oklahoma State past No. 24 Texas Tech

Feb. 15, 2020 5:49 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State wore throwback uniforms and got old-school results. The Cowboys honored their 1995 Final Four team with both their look and performance on Saturday. Jonathan Laurent and Kalib Boone each scored 16 points, and Oklahoma State beat No. 24 Texas Tech 73-70 for its first...

Texas Tech fans celebrate with the team after an NCAA college basketball game against TCU, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

No. 24 Texas Tech returns to Top 25 with 88-42 win over TCU

Feb. 11, 2020 12:48 AM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Davide Moretti made a 3-pointer from the right corner on Texas Tech's first shot after TCU opened the game with a turnover. The Horned Frogs then had another turnover on its second possession, still in the first minute, leading to TJ Holyfield's layup after three quick passes by...

Texas guard Courtney Ramey, left, is blocked by Texas Tech guard Jahmi'us Ramsey (3) as he tries to score during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Austin, Texas. Texas Tech won 62-57. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Texas Tech comes back for 62-57 win over Texas

Feb. 8, 2020 8:13 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech coach Chris Beard said he sometimes roots for players on other teams, the guys he respects most. One of them is Texas point guard Matt Coleman III. Beard let his own players know how much he appreciates Coleman, and they were ready for him. Tech forward TJ Holyfield blocked...