Lubbock, Texas, worked out well as the home for one name-brand college coach before after a disgraceful exit elsewhere. Just one season in at Texas Tech on a five-year contract, Billy Gillispie isn’t enjoying the kind of rebound Bobby Knight felt with the Red Raiders. Reports from both ESPN and CBS have said multiple team members met with the school’s athletic director to discuss their unhappiness with Gillispie, the former (short-lived) Kentucky coach, because of poor treatment. The players initially were called in to confirm how long they were practicing, but the issues go deeper than that. Read More »
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This fall, we showed you the video of Baylor freshman Brittney Griner‘s first college dunk. But Griner, also known as the female Dwight Howard, didn’t stop there. Last night, the freshman was ejected from the game after she punched Texas Tech’s Jordan Barncastle in the face. Averaging 19.0 points, 8.7 rebounds and 6.1 blocks per game, it’s unclear how long she’ll be out.
This has been floating around for the past couple days but just hit the office. Check out Texas Tech coach Mike Leach dig his own grave after Texas A&M put up 52 points and 321 rushing yards.
Source: The Sporting Blog
I’ve watched a lot of basketball in my life, but I’m not sure that I have ever seen a player take over a game the way Texas Tech’s Mike Singletary did last night. A sophomore who averaged just 11.1 points per game this season with a career high of 24, Singletary finished with 43 points, scoring 29 straight for the Red Raiders in a remarkable comeback victory over Texas A&M. Watch and learn.