Latest Kyler Edwards News

Texas Tech's Kyler Edwards (0) celebrates after scoring three points during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa State, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

Edwards strong again, No. 23 Texas Tech tops Iowa St. 72-52

Jan. 18, 2020 7:35 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The two highest-scoring games of Kyler Edwards' career came at a good time for Texas Tech. The sophomore guard scored 22 points coming off a career high, and the No. 23 Red Raiders pulled away from Iowa State in the second half of a 72-52 victory Saturday. Edwards was 5 of 6 from...

Baylor forward Tristan Clark (25) is guarded by Iowa State forward George Conditt IV (4) during the second half half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday Jan. 15, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)

Baylor tries to keep rolling in Big 12 play -- men and women

Jan. 17, 2020 4:07 PM EST

The Big 12 continues conference play with second-ranked Baylor trying to protect a perfect conference record when the Bears (14-1, 4-0) head to Oklahoma State on Saturday. Here's what else is going on in the league: GAME OF THE WEEKEND While the Cowboys try to spring the upset — which is certainly possible...

Texas Tech guard Kyler Edwards (0) shoots over Kansas State guard Cartier Diarra (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Manhattan, Kan., Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Edwards, No. 23 Texas Tech hold off Kansas State 77-63

Jan. 14, 2020 11:47 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — No. 23 Texas Tech went on the road and held strong late to grind out a Big 12 victory. Kyler Edwards scored a career-high 24 points, Davide Moretti had 14 and the Red Raiders used a late push to beat Kansas State 77-63 Tuesday night. Texas Tech (11-5, 2-2 Big 12) led by 15 during...

West Virginia guard Miles McBride (4) drives upcourt as he is defended by Texas Tech guard Chris Clarke (44) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)

McBride leads No. 17 West Virginia over No. 22 Texas Tech

Jan. 11, 2020 10:02 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Miles McBride took over when the shots weren’t falling for West Virginia. McBride scored a season-high 22 points, fellow freshman Oscar Tshiebwe added 17 rebounds and No. 17 West Virginia beat 22nd-ranked Texas Tech 66-54 on Saturday night. It marked the second time in two...

Texas Tech's Terrence Shannon Jr. (1) tries to shoot over Baylor's Freddie Gillespie (33) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

No. 4 Baylor wins 11th in a row 57-52 over No. 22 Texas Tech

Jan. 8, 2020 12:58 AM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Coach Scott Drew and No. 4 Baylor got exactly the kind of game they expected, and extended their winning streak even with a season-high 20 turnovers. “Very proud of our guys from this standpoint ... we knew it was going to be a rock fight,” Drew said. “You had...

Texas Tech's Terrence Shannon Jr. (1) blocks Cal State Bakersfield's Shawn Stith (32) who shoots during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

No. 23 Texas Tech beats CS Bakersfield 73-58 before Big 12

Dec. 29, 2019 7:26 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — No. 23 Texas Tech's next nonconference home game will almost certainly prove to be a bit more challenging. But the Red Raiders have their first six Big 12 games before No. 19 Kentucky visits the plains of West Texas. For now, fourth-year coach Chris Beard feels like his team got a...

Texas Tech's Davide Moretti (25) shoots the ball as he is fouled by Southern Mississippi's Hunter Dean (20) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, in Lubbock, Texas. (Brad Tollefson/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal via AP)

No. 24 Texas Tech avoids upset, beats Southern Miss 71-65

Dec. 16, 2019 10:47 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech is back in the AP Top 25 after the school's first-ever win over a No. 1 team. The 24th-ranked Red Raiders did just enough to stay there against a team that had already been blown out twice by ranked opponents this season. Terrence Shannon Jr. scored 18 points and Texas Tech...

DePaul forward Paul Reed (4) puts up a 3-pointer in front of Texas Tech's Terrence Shannon Jr. during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chicago on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune via AP)

DePaul tops Texas Tech 65-60 in OT behind Coleman-Lands

Dec. 5, 2019 12:42 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — After years of futility, DePaul basketball is finally heading in the right direction. Jalen Coleman-Lands scored eight of his 18 points in overtime to lead DePaul to a 65-60 win over Texas Tech on Wednesday night. DePaul (9-0) is off to its best start since the 1986-87 season when the Blue...

Iowa's Jordan Bohannon (3) celebrates as his team leads against Texas Tech during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Iowa tops No. 12 Texas Tech 72-61 at Las Vegas Invitational

Nov. 29, 2019 12:48 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Faced with its first true test of the season, No. 12 Texas Tech fell short and lost a top player to injury. Jordan Bohannon had 20 points and six assists, Luka Garza added 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Iowa held off the Red Raiders 72-61 on Thursday at the Las Vegas Invitational. The...

Texas Tech's Davide Moretti (25) shoots the ball around Tennessee State's Ravel Moody (23) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)

Moretti sparks No. 12 Texas Tech in 2nd half of 72-57 win

Nov. 22, 2019 12:42 AM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Davide Moretti provided the kind of spark No. 12 Texas Tech can rely on from the only returning starter from last season’s national runner-up that now has a bunch of freshmen. Moretti scored 13 of his 19 points after halftime, including four 3-pointers, and the Red Raiders kept...