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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...

Miner leader: Golding new UTEP coach after leading ACU upset

Apr. 14, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Joe Golding was introduced Wednesday as the new head coach at UTEP after a decade at Abilene Christian that included an upset victory over Texas in the first round of this season’s NCAA Tournament. No. 14 seed Abilene...

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's Shannon declares for NBA without hiring agent

Apr. 08, 2021 21:16 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech sophomore Terrence Shannon Jr. declared for the NBA draft Thursday without hiring an agent, making him eligible to return to the Red Raiders. Shannon technically has three seasons of eligibility remaining because his freshman year in...

Oklahoma's Moser looks forward to tests vs. elite coaches

Apr. 07, 2021 23:44 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — New Oklahoma coach Porter Moser isn’t intimidated by the impressive track records of the coaches he'll face in the Big 12 as he steps in for the retired Lon Kruger. Scott Drew just led Baylor to a national title. Kansas’ Bill Self, who just...

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-Arlington promotes long-time assistant to head coach

Apr. 06, 2021 01:30 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Greg Young was named the head coach at Texas-Arlington on Monday after 12 seasons as an assistant coach for the Mavericks. Young replaces Chris Ogden, who resigned last week to join Chris Beard's new staff at Texas, the alma mater for both of...

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...