After 93 career games and just 10 career starts, look for fifth-year senior Jaye Crockett to move into the starting role. Crockett graduated from Texas Tech in August and is currently working on his master's degree.
JUNIOR (2012-13) -- Named the College Hoops Daily Big 12 Conference Sixth Man of the Year ... earned 2013 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention by the Big 12 Coaches ... named Third Team All-Big 12 by CollegeSportsMadness.com ... the first Red Raider to earn All-Big 12 postseason honors since 2010 ... named the Big 12 Conference Player of the Week (Dec. 31) after netting 20 points and 14 rebounds against North Carolina A&T ... one of the nation's top sixth men ... ranked third in the nation among sixth men in scoring and first in rebounding last season ... netted his 500th career point against Northern Kentucky, his 600th career point against Baylor and 700th career point against Oklahoma ... recorded his 300th career rebound against Jackson State and his 400th rebound at Oklahoma State ... recorded four 20-point games ... had eight double-doubles ... has recorded 25 career games with at least eight rebounds ... notched a career-high 22 points against Omaha ... matched his career high with 22 points against Alabama ... had back-to-back double-doubles against Omaha (22 points/10 rebounds) and Grambling State (17 points/14 rebounds) ... he is the first player to have back-to-back double-doubles since Mike Singletary did it against Iowa State (23 points/11 rebounds) and Oklahoma (24 points/10 rebounds) in January of 2010 ... added a second pair of back-to-back double-doubles against McNeese State (17 points/10 rebounds) and Alabama (22 points/11 rebounds) ... added his seventh double-double at West Virginia with 18 points and 10 rebounds ... chipped in an eighth double-double at Iowa State with 13 points and 11 rebounds ... recorded 15 points and eight rebounds against Texas ... led the Red Raiders in double figures for eight consecutive games and 13 total times this season, the most by a Texas Tech player since 2010 ... led the Red Raiders in rebounding 17 times, the most by a Texas Tech player since 2001.
SOPHOMORE (2011-12) -- Earned second team Academic All-Big 12 honors ... named to both the fall and spring Big 12 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll ... after missing the season opener, played in 30 straight games for the Red Raiders ... took on the role of sixth man, coming off the bench in 26 of 30 appearances averaging 25 minutes a game ... finished third on the team in scoring 8.8 points per game and second in rebounding (5.7 per game) ... lead the Red Raiders in conference games in scoring (10.7 points), rebounds (6.0), steals (1.0) and field goal percentage (47.5) ... recorded 14 double-digit scoring performances ... notched a career-high 19 points at Texas A&M (01/14/12) ... added double-doubles at Oklahoma (14 points/10 rebounds), at Missouri (11 points/11 rebounds), against Oklahoma State (16 points/14 rebounds) and versus OSU at the Big 12 Championship (12 points/11 rebounds) ... named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both the fall and spring semesters.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2010-11) -- Played in all 32 games as a freshman, averaging 4.8 points and 3.0 rebounds ... recorded a career-high 14 points against North Texas ... added a double-double against Delaware State (10 points and 10 rebounds) ... also recorded double-digit performances against Baylor (10) and Missouri (11) ... recorded five or more rebounds seven times ... added a career-high five assists in collegiate debut against Louisiana-Monroe ... finished third on the team in field goal percentage (49.2) ... recorded game starts against Delaware State (01/04/11) and Baylor (01/08/11).
FRESHMAN (2009-10) -- Redshirted.
PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH -- Played for J.D. Isler at Clovis High School ... the Wildcats were 29-2 in Jaye's junior season ... the Purple and White completed the season as the Class 5A State Runner-up ... averaged 20.9 points and 10.4 rebounds per game as a junior ... was the only junior named to New Mexico's first team all-state squad ... Clovis won the 2008-2009 district championship on the road at Hobbs ... as a senior, Jaye scored 31 points in his final game to become the second-leading scorer in Clovis High School history ... current Red Raider assistant coach, Bubba Jennings is the Wildcats leading scorer - by one point ... Jaye averaged 29 points and 12 rebounds as a senior ... he earned first team all-state honors as a senior ... rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... chose Texas Tech over New Mexico and Nebraska.
PERSONAL -- Jeffrey Crockett ... born October 16, 1991, in Watertown, N.Y. ... son of Corey Pickett and Yvette Gardner-Pickett ... has a younger brother, Deven (20) and a younger sister, Paige (19) ... graduated in August with bachelor of arts in mass communications ... plans to begin work towards a master's in sports management ... he was ironically born on the same date and day as teammate Luke Adams.