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At least the season didn’t end in a dumpster fire...

NCAA Football: Baylor vs Texas Tech Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Kirby Hocutt “Believes” in Kingsbury

After a dominating win this past Friday against a spiraling Baylor football team, it seems that Kingsbury’s coaching seat remains occupied. After weeks of speculating whether the young head coach of the Red Raiders would be staying or packing his bags, AD Kirby Hocutt reiterated his confidence in Kingsbury being the best option for the program moving forward to the 2017-2018 season. The Red Raiders finished their season 5-7 and without a bowl game.

Patrick Mahomes Named Big 12 Offensive Player Of The Week

For the 6th time in his career, Patrick Mahomes II was named Big 12’s Offensive Player of the Week. He threw 6 touchdowns, which tied for his career record, and amassed 586 passing yards in the Red Raider’s rout of Baylor.

Men’s Hoops defeated Idaho State Friday Afternoon

The Red Raiders made their way back to home to Lubbock on Friday after participating in the Cancun Challenge this past week. Idaho State stayed fairly close in the first half, but Texas Tech was able to run away with it in the second half. Four Red Raiders scored in the double digits. Keenan Evans recorded 16 points, Zach Smith had 13 points and 11 boards, Justin Gray had 11 points, and Niem Stevenson recorded a season’s best of 12 points, in the 91-58 victory. The Red Raiders will host Incarnate Word on Wednesday evening at 6:30.