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Texas Tech News, Notes and Links | 6 Things

Another quick post this morning.  And I didn't mention it before, but DTN user RdrPwr graduated this weekend, there aren't just a ton of students (I think) using DTN, so a congrats to RdrPwr for graduating!

1.  Texas Tech Takes Game Two Over Missouri, 6-4 - TEXAS TECH OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE and Texas Tech sports roundup: Red Raiders hold off late rally by Missouri, break losing streak | Red Raiders

2.  No. 18 Texas A&M Completes Series Sweep Of Texas Tech - TEXAS TECH OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE
Dang!  This team struggled in conference play, but still has won 40 games this year.  Two years ago, this team only won 15 games.  Just need to start winning some conference games.

3.  Okafor Wins Big 12 Shot Put Title - TEXAS TECH OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE

4.  No. 5 Baylor Squeaks Past No. 22 Tech in NCAA Second Round - TEXAS TECH OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE
Double dang!

5.  40 Student-Athletes Earn Their Texas Tech Diplomas - TEXAS TECH OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE
Congrats to those men and women graduating today.  Go check out the list, lots of student-athletes, including some current players (QB Seth Doege, LG Lonnie Edwards, and WR Tramain Swindall).

6.  Ex-Tech basketball player Reese becomes first in family with college degree | Lubbock Online | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Excellent work by Linehan, really good profile on SF Brad Reese and what he had to overcome to graduate.  I don't ever discount how important it is for a person to be the first college graduate for a family, it can change the course of a family dynamic.  Congrats Brad!