Red Raiders Open Season Friday at 7 p.m.|
Nov. 9, 2010
LUBBOCK,, TX - The 2010-2011 Texas Tech basketball season begins Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. with the Red Raiders hosting a new opponent, the Warhawks of Louisiana-Monroe. The Red Raiders have won their opening home game for the previous ten seasons.
Coach Pat Knight is excited about his squad featuring seven seniors, two juniors, two sophomores, and four freshmen. The Red Raiders return five of their top six scorers from last season in Mike Singletary (15.0 ppg), John Roberson (14.5 ppg), David Tairu (9.2 ppg), Brad Reese (7.5 ppg), and D'walyn Roberts (7.0 ppg). Additional returning players are Mike Davis, Wally Dunn, Theron Jenkins, and Robert Lewandowski. Jaye Crockett, a redshirt last season, looks for playing time this season.
Mark Finkner will call the courtside action along with analyst and former Red Raider, Andy Ellis, on the Texas Tech Sports Network flagship radio station Double T 104.3.
After their road trip to North Texas on Tuesday evening, the Red Raiders are back in action at the United Spirit Arena on Friday, November 19, for their 7:00 p.m. tip-off against the Lumberjacks of Stephen F. Austin.
Join the Texas Tech Lady Raider Staff and Red Raider Staff at Wednesday's Tip-Off Luncheon at the Civic Center Banquet Hall. Enjoy lunch with fellow fans, the Goin' Band from Raiderland, Cheerleaders, and Raider Red! All Proceeds from the 2010 Tip-Off Luncheon will go directly to the Red Raider Scholarship Fund- the Exclusive Scholarship Fund of Texas Tech Athletics. Contact the Red Raider Club at 806.742.1196 or toll free 1.877.554.3850 to make reservations.
To become a 2010-2011 season ticket holder or to purchase tickets for Men's Basketball games at the United Spirit Arena, please call (888) GO-BIG-12 or (806) 742-TECH or stop by the Texas Tech Athletic Ticket Office in the north end of Jones AT&T Stadium.