College basketball is finally here! I have been waiting forever for this day! Texas Tech is taking on Prairie View A&M today, and will play this upcoming Wednesday against Nebraska-Omaha. I’m going to start trying to answer 3 questions each week in my own opinion about the basketball team on some fun and interesting topics that others might enjoy discussing.
Q: Not knowing hardly anything about how our team will play this year, how many games in our non-conference schedule do you think we will win?
A: We have 11 non-conference games. All of them are at home in the United Spirit Arena. I always think we have a chance to win every game, but I will try and be sort of realistic. Our toughest game will be against
Q: What is the starting lineup you would like to see this first week of play?
A: Guards – Gray, Gotcher, and Jackson. Forwards – Crockett, and Tolbert. I know Williams and Kravic started in the exhibition game against UTPB over Crockett and Gotcher. I think Crockett is a starter with all his talent I have watched him play with for the past few seasons. I think Gotcher showed me some real leadership ability on the court when he was playing in the beginning of last season before his injury. I know Kravic had a really nice game against UTPB, but until I am shown he can get it done every game I don’t put him as a starter over our two best players from last season… Crockett and Tolbert.
Q: How many fans will be in the United Spirit Arena for the opening men’s basketball game of the season?
A: Last year shows 10,088 filled up the