Double T Nation News:
I still have my tickets, 2 to be accurate. The face value was $65, but I'd be willing to take $50 or so just to get rid or them. They are in section 102, row 39 and I think they are pretty good seats. If you can pay via PayPal, I'll send you the tickets by email. It's going to be a long day for me and I'll try to respond to any emails during lunch. Also of note, you can buy metal bleacher seats for $65 or you can buy two seats in the stands for $50.
What the hell, Arizona beat Oregon last night, which opens the door for Oklahoma to now be part of the national championship game. I wonder who could ruin those chances? Opportunity, meet the Red Raiders.
Texas Tech Football:
LAJ's Don Williams feature this morning concerns Texas Tech's chance to play in the Gator Bowl on New Year's Day. Williams talks with Gator Bowl president, Rick Catlett who said that the Red Raiders' chances are good:
Sounds like to me that Texas Tech is high on their list and who couldn't have a good time in Jacksonville in January? It also sounds like that they aren't the least bit concerned selling out any bowl game:
Texas Tech's other option is the Alamo Bowl (which is a more viable option for me personally). Alamo Bowl VP of marketing, Rick Hill had this to say:
The Alamo Bowl's Big 10 team figures to come from a group of No. 20 Illinois, No. 23 Michigan, No. 24 Wisconsin and Penn State, all of whom are 8-3.
"That's about as attractive a position as we've ever been in,'' Hill said.
Texas Tech Basketball:
LAJ's Jeff Walker writes this morning that the loss to Sam Houston State provides the Red Raiders to learn from their mistakes. Coach Knight discussed why non-conference games are so important:
"... The whole non-conference thing is to prepare for the conference and, hopefully, this will show us a thing or two."
Walker astutely points out that the offense is the one big concern and I mentioned last night that it appeared that these guys were just waiting for Zeno to do something rather than be more assertive on their own and that's got to stop. Someone has to step up.