March 20, 2011
LUBBOCK, Texas -
Texas Tech will hold a public news conference on Wednesday, March 23, at the United Spirit Arena to announce the hiring of Billy Clyde Gillispie as head men's basketball coach. And we need your support!
Make plans to attend this special event as we welcome our newest head coach to Texas Tech!
1. Wear RED!
2. Doors open to the United Spirit Arena at 9:15 a.m. The news conference will begin at 10 a.m.
3. Parking will be available in the west commuter lots. Due to classes in session, parking will be limited in those lots so please arrive early. Parking tickets will NOT be issued in those lots on Wednesday morning.
4. The news conference will be broadcast live and made available to news/cable networks all across the country. So, we need you there in BIG numbers!
5. Feel free to bring signs and banners that welcome Coach Gillispie. All banners will be screened at the door to make sure they are in good taste and share our commitment to sportsmanship.
6. The Masked Rider, Court Jesters (basketball band), Texas Tech Spirit Squads and Saddle Tramps will lead a pep rally prior to the announcement.
7. Fans can sign up for both men's and women's basketball season tickets in the concourse before and after the news conference.