Men's Basketball Recruiting Rules and Information |

Telephone Calls

  • One call per month beginning June 15th of the prospect's sophomore year of high school.
  • Two calls per month beginning August 1 following the prospect's junior year in high school.
  • One call per week to a two-year college prospect.
  • Texas Tech may receive telephone calls placed by a prospect at the prospect's own expense at any time.
  • Texas Tech may accept collect and toll-free calls from prospect's and their parents or legal guardians beginning July 1 of the prospect's junior year in high school.


That period of time when coaches can be involved in off-campus recruiting activities designed to assess the academic qualifications and playing ability of prospects. No contacts shall be made during this time.


A face-to-face encounter between a prospect and/or their family and coaching staff members.

  • In men's basketball, each institution is limited to seven recruiting opportunities (contacts and evaluations combined) during the academic year, which may include not more than three contacts during the prospect's senior year.

Recruiting Materials

  • You may receive recruiting materials from Texas Tech after June 15 at the conclusion of your sophomore year in high school. This includes general correspondence and email. Questionnaires and camp brochures may be sent prior to this time.

Official Visits

An expense paid trip to visit campus.

  • Every prospect is limited to five expense-paid visits. Not more than one to a single institution.
  • Your first opportunity to visit is the opening day of classes of the prospects senior year in high school.
  • You must present the institution with a transcript and a test score (PSAT, SAT, PLAN, ACT, PACT PLUS).
  • Your visit must not last longer than 48 hours.
  • Your parents or legal guardians must provide their own transportation unless they ride in a car with you.
  • Upon arrival to campus, Texas Tech can pay for lodging and meals of your parents, legal guardians and/or spouse.
  • You may receive three complimentary admissions to a Texas Tech home athletic event.

Unofficial Visits

A visit to Texas Tech at your own expense.

  • You may visit Texas Tech at your own expense an unlimited number of times.
  • You may not make an unofficial visit during the month of July.
  • You may receive three complimentary admissions to a Texas Tech home athletic event.
  • You may only talk with the coaches on-campus.
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