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The Red Raiders travel to Norman to take on the Sooners. Both teams will be opening Big 12 play with this weekend series. This will be the only regular season matchup between these two teams.

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Texas Tech Red Raiders: 15-6 overall (2-4 on the road)

Oklahoma Sooners: 15-8 overall (6-4 at home)

Game Times:

Game #1: Friday, March 20 at 6PM / L. Dale Mitchell Park/ Norman, OU

Game #2: Saturday, March 21 at 2:02PM/ L. Dale Mitchell Park/ Norman, OU

Game #3: Sunday, March 22 at 1PM/ L. Dale Mitchell Park/ Norman, OU

Projected Starters:

Game #1: TTU- Ryan Moseley (RHP); 4.26 ERA; W-L: 1-2. OU- Jake Elliott (RHP); 2.76 ERA; W-L: 3-1.

Game #2: TTU- Cameron Smith (LHP); 3.29 ERA; W-L: 2-1. OU- Alec Hansen (RHP); 3.81 ERA; W-L: 2-2.

Game #3: Starters had not been announced as of press time.

Team Notes:

Texas Tech: Tech is coming off of a split mid-week series over Oral Roberts… This will be Tech’s third road series of the year, they were swept in the first series at then #30 Cal State Fullerton, and won the second series 2-1 at #28 San Diego State… Last season the Red Raiders swept the season series against Sooners 3-0, all three ballgames in Lubbock…

Oklahoma: Oklahoma toppled Hawaii, in Hawaii, 3-1 in their most recent series… IF/OF Kolbey Carpenter was named Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week and Big 12 Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 16- Feb. 23… OU will be playing a nationally ranked opponent for the second time this season, the first being a loss to Arizona State…

Big 12 Standings:

#1 TCU Horned Frogs (16-2 overall, 3-0 Big 12)

#14 Texas Longhorns (13-8 overall, 2-1 Big 12)

West Virginia Mountaineers (9-8 overall, 1-2 Big 12)

Baylor Bears (7-13 overall, 0-3 Big 12)

#10 Texas Tech Red Raiders (15-6 overall)

#23 Oklahoma State Cowboys (14-6 overall)

Oklahoma Sooners (15-8 overall)

Kansas State Wildcats (11-9 overall)

Kansas Jayhawks (8-12 overall)

*Rankings based on March 16 rankings