Red Raiders Host Bulldogs on Wednesday
Dec. 4, 2007
Lubbock, TX - The Red Raiders (5-3) host the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (1-4) of Ruston, Louisiana on Wednesday, December 5 at 7:00 PM (Central) in the United Spirit Arena.
Wednesday's game can be seen on the Texas Tech Television Network (TTTN). KAMC-TV (CBS) will air the game in the Lubbock area. KFWD-TV will carry the game in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Dave Shore will call the play-by-play with John Harris providing the game analysis. The satellite coordinates for the game are: AMC 16 Transponder K 23
Since the 2001-2002 season, the Red Raiders are 46-3 (.939) in non-conference play at the United Spirit Arena under Coach Knight -- 2001-2002 (8-1), 2002-2003 (6-0), 2003-2004 (8-0), 2004-2005 (7-0), 2005-2006 (7-1), 2006-2007 (7-1), and in 2007-2008 (3-0).
Mark Finkner will call the courtside action along with Corky Oglesby as analyst on the Texas Tech Sports Network local stations KQBR-FM 99.5 and KKAM-AM 1340. Sirius Radio will carry the game on channel 161.
This will be the ninth meeting between the two teams. The Red Raiders hold 6-2 margin over the Bulldogs since the series began on December 20, 1939. Texas Tech is 3-1 at home and 3-1 in Ruston against Louisiana Tech.
The Bulldogs are 1-4 for the 2007-2008 season with Kerry Rupp as the new head coach. The Bulldogs downed UL-Lafayette on November 16 by eights points
(64-56) for their first win of the season. They lost at Mississippi State (45-75), at UA-Pine Bluff (54-67), and to SE Missouri (54-59) in their last game on November 28.
Texas Tech's non-conference record stands at 5-3. The Red Raiders have wins over UC Riverside (68-56), Stephen F. Austin (60-44), Alaska Anchorage
(74-47), #14 Gonzaga (73-63), and TCU (71-58). The three losses were at Sam Houston State (54-56), vs. # 22 Butler in the Great Alaska Shootout (71-81), and vs. Centenary (70-66) on December 1.
After Wednesday's game against Louisiana Tech, the Red Raiders have two road contests before returning to the United Spirit Arena on Wednesday, December 29 for their 7 PM (Central) game against Northwestern State.
Texas Tech travels to Albuquerque for their December 15 game against New Mexico. The 3 PM (Central) game will be televised on Versus. On December 22, the Red Raider face the Stanford Cardinal in the Big 12 / Pac 10 Hardwood Series at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Tickets for Saturday's 3:30 PM game can be purchased at the American Airlines Center Ticket Office or at any Ticketmaster Outlet (www.ticketmaster.com). Be sure to stop by any O'Reilly Auto Parts location and pick-up a coupon good for $5.00 off any $29 or $39 ticket. (Coupons must be redeemed at the American Airlines Ticket Office)
Jane Piercy, Development Director for our Texas Tech University Libraries
and her staff have an outstanding multimedia display highlighting Bob Knight's legendary career and recognizes him for his contributions and support of the Texas Tech Libraries. All students, faculty and staff were invited to a public reception with Coach Bob Knight on the opening evening (Thursday, Nov. 29) in the University Library Croslin Room.
"A Legacy of Giving: The Bob Knight Exhibit" is open to everyone and will be on display through February in the Croslin Room of the main library.
Be part of the exciting twelve home games the Red Raiders will play this season at the United Spirit Arena. To become a 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.
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