Jay Knuth scored 15, including 13 from the free-throw line, and Loyola of Chicago surprised Texas Tech 62-44 in the third round of the Las Vegas Classic Monday night.
The Texas Tech baseball program received a No. 9 preseason national ranking by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, the publication announced Monday morning.
Texas Tech will take on Loyola Chicago in the semifinals of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic on Monday at 7 p.m. CT at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
Amber Battle scored 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead Texas Tech to a 60-54 win in the final game of the Athletes in Action Classic.
Texas Tech senior Amber Battle scored 21 points to lead the Lady Raiders to their eighth straight win at home.