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  1. Texas Tech adds late 2014 commitment to its front court

    Aug 15, 2014, 3:29 PM EDT

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    6-foot-10 Isaiah Manderson gives Texas Tech some much-needed size heading into the 2014-15 season.

  2. Former Texas Tech guard Dusty Hannahs announces decision to transfer to Arkansas

    Apr 9, 2014, 10:14 PM EDT

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    Former Texas Tech guard Dusty Hannahs announced via his Twitter account that he’s committed to Arkansas.

  3. Marcus Smart’s double-double in return leads Oklahoma State past Texas Tech

    Feb 22, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT

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    Oklahoma State has struggled in Big 12 play since the loss of Michael Cobbins as the Cowboys aspirations went from title hopes in the conference to just getting in the field of 68. After seven straight losses in the conference, Oklahoma State (17-10, 5-9) finally got back on the right track with an 84-62 win…

  4. Lamar head coach Pat Knight fired after two-plus seasons

    Feb 16, 2014, 1:59 PM EDT

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    After two-plus seasons at Lamar, head coach Pat Knight, son of the Hall of Fame coach Bob Knight, was fired by the university on Sunday morning, according to a report from ESPN’s Andy Katz. The Cardinals are 2-11 in the Southland Conference and lost to Northwestern State, 87-67, on Saturday; the team’s fourth straight defeat.…

  5. Late Night Snacks: No. 1 Syracuse remains undefeated

    Feb 13, 2014, 1:15 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: No. 1 Syracuse 58, No. 25 Pittsburgh 56 Once against a Syracuse game went down to the wire, and once again the Orange made the plays needed to win in the end. Tyler Ennis’ 35-footer as time expired proved to be the difference, with he and C.J. Fair combining to scored…

  6. Oklahoma State’s Travis Ford explains how he reacted to Marcus Smart shoving incident

    Feb 11, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

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    Oklahoma State head coach Travis Ford spoke at Sunday evening’s press conference regarding Marcus Smart’s suspension following a shoving incident involving Texas Tech “superfan” Jeff Orr. On Tuesday morning Ford appeared on ESPNU’s Katz’s Korner with host Andy Katz to discuss more specifically the situation which unfolded on Saturday evening with six second remaining in the…

  7. Billy Donovan, Tom Izzo weigh in on Marcus Smart situation

    Feb 10, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

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    The roar of Saturday’s Marcus Smart, fan-shoving controversy from Oklahoma State’s loss at Texas Tech is finally starting to die down a bit, but on Monday, college basketball head coaches gave their take on fan-player interactions and Smart as a player. One of the more interesting takes came from Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo.…

  8. Texas Tech fan Jeff Orr won’t attend another game this year after Saturday’s incident (VIDEO)

    Feb 9, 2014, 6:52 PM EDT

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    On Sunday evening the Big 12 Conference announced that Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart would be suspended for the next three games after shoving a fan with 6.2 seconds remaining in the Cowboys’ 65-61 loss at Texas Tech on Saturday night. While Smart alleged that the fan, Jeff Orr, directed a racial slur towards him…

  9. Metta World Peace comments on Marcus Smart-Texas Tech fan shoving incident

    Feb 9, 2014, 2:20 PM EDT

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    By now you’ve seen the video. In the late stages of Oklahoma State’s upset loss to Texas Tech, Marcus Smart shoved Texas Tech “supefan” Jeff Orr. Smart’s altercation with a fan in the stands immediately, and unfairly, was compared to the Pacers-Pistons brawl from 2004. Known as the Malice in the Palace, Ron Artest along…

  10. Late Night Snacks: No. 7 Cincinnati, No. 10 Michigan fall on the road

    Feb 9, 2014, 2:23 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE DAY: Ole Miss 91, Missouri 88  This was one of the more important games of the day when looking ahead to Selection Sunday, with the SEC needing teams other than Florida and Kentucky to step up. Marshall Henderson hit eight three-pointers and scored 29 points to lead the Rebels offensively, with Jarvis…

  11. Late Night Snacks: Texas Tech whips No. 12 Baylor

    Jan 16, 2014, 2:05 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: UNLV 76, New Mexico 73 After playing poorly in home losses to Air Force and Nevada the Runnin’ Rebels needed to circle the wagons with games at New Mexico and San Diego State this week. On Wednesday night UNLV brought the effort needed to win a game of this magnitude and…

  12. No. 13 Iowa State holds off Texas Tech

    Jan 4, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT

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    The No. 13 Iowa State Cyclones didn’t shoot their standard percentage from the three-point line, but they remained unbeaten on the year as the 13-0 Cyclones held off Texas Tech to pick up a 73-62 road win in the Big 12 opener for both teams. The Cyclones were held below their season average of 88…

  13. Conference Catchups: Kansas doesn’t lack for challengers in Big 12

    Dec 26, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT

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    College basketball is now almost two months old. League play will be kicking off in the next week. Let’s get you caught up on all you need to know with some of the country’s best conferences.  To read through the rest of our Conference Catchups, click here. Midseason Player of the Year: Marcus Smart (Oklahoma State)…

  14. 5-foot-9 PG Luke Adams plays for Texas Tech despite being born deaf

    Nov 27, 2013, 2:47 PM EDT

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    BROOKLYN — Every walk-on for every team in the country has a story. They aren’t supposed to be playing high-major basketball. They are, essentially, paying for the right to go through insane preseason workouts and to get whipped up on in practice on a daily basis just to be a glorified cheerleader at the end…

  15. Can Tubby Smith save Texas Tech?

    Nov 5, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

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    I couldn’t get anyone to say anything interesting about Tubby Smith. I thought this might hinder my efforts to write a feature about his first season at Texas Tech, until I realized something important.. Tubby Smith isn’t in the business of being interesting. That’s part of what made him an ill fit at Kentucky, where…

  16. 2013-14 Big 12 Preview: Wiggin’ out? Smart money’s on KU and OSU for a battle royale

    Nov 5, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT

    Andrew Wiggins and Marcus Smart will battle for Big 12 (and possibly national) POY honors this season. (AP)

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of our previews…