Latest Chris Beard News

Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt gets 2-year contract extension

May. 6, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech has given athletic director Kirby Hocutt a two-year contract extension into late 2027 that includes annual raises. The deal announced Monday for Hocutt, who has been Texas Tech's AD since 2011, goes until Aug. 31, 2027. It includes an increase in compensation to $1.5...

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

Apr. 29, 2019 2:06 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech has made Chris Beard one of the nation's top-paid coaches in college basketball after he led the Red Raiders to their first national championship game. Beard, the AP national coach of the year, got a new contract Monday that will pay him an average of $4.575 million...