2017-2018 Texas Tech Red Raiders

2017-2018 Texas Tech Red Raiders Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
24 Avery Benson RS-Fr G 6-3 190 Nov 10, 1998 Springdale (AR) United States Southwest Christian Academy
23 Jarrett Culver Fr SG 6-5 195 Feb 20, 1999 Lubbock (TX) United States Coronado High School
12 Keenan Evans Sr SG 6-3 190 Aug 23, 1996 Richardson (TX) United States Berkner High School
5 Brandone Francis So GF 6-5 215 Sep 10, 1995 La Romana Dominican Republic Arlington Country Day School
5 Justin Gray Sr F 6-6 210 Dec 15, 1995 Tampa (FL) United States / U.S. Virgin Islands Berkeley Preparatory School
0 Tommy Hamilton, Jr. Sr C 6-11 250 Sep 23, 1994 Chicago (IL) United States IMG Academy
35 Parker Hicks Fr G 6-6 210 Jan 11, 1999 Decatur (TX) United States Decatur High School
25 Davide Moretti Fr G 6-2 175 Mar 25, 1998 Bologna Italy N/A
32 Norense Odiase Jr F 6-8 250 Sep 14, 1995 Crowley (TX) United States North Crowley High School
21 Malik Ondigo Fr PF 6-10 215 - El Mirage (AZ) United States Dysart High School
11 Zach Smith Sr SF 6-8 220 Jan 5, 1996 Plano (TX) United States Plano East Senior High School
2 Zhaire Smith Fr SG 6-4 200 Jun 9, 1999 Garland (TX) United States Lakeview Centennial High School
30 Andrew Sorrells So G 6-3 175 Aug 25, 1996 North Richland Hills (TX) United States St. John's Northwest Military Academy
10 Niem Stevenson Sr SF 6-5 205 Jul 25, 1994 Dallas (TX) United States Carrollton Ranchview High School
13 Alex Vilarino RS-Fr G 6-2 180 May 7, 1998 McKinney (TX) United States McKinney High School
3 Joshua Webster Jr G 6-4 175 Jan 2, 1997 St. Louis (MO) United States Christian Brothers College High School

Recent Texas Tech Red Raiders History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 31-7 (14-4) 1st (Big 12) 2nd Rnd NCAA Runner Up
2017-2018 27-10 (11-7) 2nd (Big 12) 3rd Rnd NCAA 4th Rnd
2016-2017 18-14 (6-12) 7th (Big 12) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 19-13 (9-9) 7th (Big 12) 1st Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2014-2015 13-19 (3-15) 10th (Big 12) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 14-18 (6-12) 9th (Big 12) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 11-20 (3-15) 9th (Big 12) 2nd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 8-23 (1-17) 10th (Big 12) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 13-19 (5-11) 10th (Big 12) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 19-16 (4-12) 9th (Big 12) 2nd Rnd NIT 3rd Rnd
2008-2009 14-19 (3-13) 11th (Big 12) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 16-15 (7-9) 7th (Big 12) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 21-13 (9-7) 5th (Big 12) 2nd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2005-2006 15-17 (6-10) 7th (Big 12) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 22-11 (10-6) 4th (Big 12) Runner Up NCAA 3rd Rnd
2003-2004 23-11 (9-7) 5th (Big 12) 3rd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2002-2003 22-13 (6-10) 7th (Big 12) 3rd Rnd NIT 4th Rnd

2017-2018 Texas Tech Red Raiders Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Keenan Evans Consensus All-American Second Team
Keenan Evans NABC All-American Third Team
Keenan Evans NABC All-District (8) First Team
Keenan Evans AP All-American Third Team
Keenan Evans USBWA All-American Second Team
Keenan Evans Sporting News All-American Third Team
Keenan Evans All-Big 12 First Team
Zhaire Smith All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
Zhaire Smith Big 12 All-Defensive Team
Zhaire Smith Big 12 All-Newcomer Team
Keenan Evans Big 12 Player of the Week (Jan 29, 2018)
Keenan Evans Big 12 Player of the Week (Dec 11, 2017)
Keenan Evans Big 12 Player of the Week (Jan 8, 2018)
Keenan Evans Big 12 Player of the Week (Jan 8, 2017)
Keenan Evans Big 12 Player of the Week (Feb 5, 2018)
Keenan Evans Hall of Fame Tip-Off Naismith Bracket MVP
Keenan Evans Hall of Fame Tip-Off Naismith Bracket All-Tournament Team
Zach Smith Hall of Fame Tip-Off Naismith Bracket All-Tournament Team

2017-2018 Texas Tech Red Raiders Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters K. Evans J. Culver Z. Smith J. Gray N. Odiase
Rotation   D. Moretti N. Stevenson Z. Smith  
Rotation     B. Francis    
Lim PT   J. Webster   M. Ondigo T. Hamilton, Jr.
Lim PT   A. Sorrells      
Lim PT   P. Hicks      

2017-2018 Texas Tech Red Raiders Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Keenan Evans 36 29.5 17.6 3.0 3.2 1.1 0.3 1.9
Zhaire Smith 37 28.4 11.3 5.0 1.8 1.1 1.1 1.1
Jarrett Culver 37 26.4 11.2 4.8 1.8 1.1 0.7 1.5
Niem Stevenson 37 20.5 7.5 3.0 1.8 0.5 0.2 1.1
Zach Smith 23 20.6 6.2 3.8 1.1 0.7 1.0 1.5
Tommy Hamilton, Jr. 37 14.0 5.4 2.9 0.8 0.4 0.2 1.3
Brandone Francis 37 15.3 5.1 1.9 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.7
Justin Gray 36 21.4 5.1 3.8 1.1 0.8 0.6 0.8
Norense Odiase 37 14.8 3.8 4.5 0.7 0.5 0.4 1.2
Davide Moretti 37 12.3 3.5 0.8 1.1 0.4 0.0 0.8
Malik Ondigo 14 5.4 1.1 0.8 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.6
Parker Hicks 9 2.1 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Andrew Sorrells 11 2.2 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.2
Joshua Webster 25 5.8 0.3 0.7 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.3

2017-2018 Texas Tech Red Raiders Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Chris Beard Head Coach 2016-2017 Head Coach (Little Rock, 2015 to 2016)
Al Pinkins Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (LSU, 2015 to 2016)
Chris Ogden Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Tennessee, 2015 to 2016)
Mark Adams Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Little Rock, 2015 to 2016)
Larry Brown Special Assistant to the Head Coach 2017-2018 N/A
Kirby Hocutt Athletic Director 2011-2012 N/A
Tory Stephens Director of Strength and Conditioning 2011-2012 N/A
Robert Giovannetti Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2016-2017 N/A
Max Lefevre Director of Player Development 2016-2017 Director of Basketball Operations (Little Rock, 2015 to 2016)
Chris Williams Assistant Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A