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Andre Emmett Killed At Age Of 37

Sep 23, 2019 2:53 PM

Andre Emmett died on Sunday at the age of 37.

Emmett was shot after being confronted by two men outside his house in Dallas. One of the men displayed a handgun which led Emmett to flee but he was shot.

Emmett was named a consensus All-American at Texas Tech in 2004 after averaging 20.6 points and 6.6 rebounds per game.

Emmett played briefly in the NBA and was coming off a successful season in the Big3.


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Texas Tech Lands Graduate Transfer Chris Clarke

May 15, 2019 9:58 PM

Virginia Tech graduate transfer Chris Clarke announced his commitment to Texas Tech.

Clarke, the #8 graduate transfer according to ESPN, was suspended all season for off-court issues.

Clarke averaged 8.2 points and 6.3 rebounds in the 2017-18 season. 

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Chris Beard Signs 6-Year Extension With Texas Tech

Apr 30, 2019 1:28 AM

Texas Tech and Chris Beard agreed to a 6-year extension following the school's run to the NCAA championship game.

Beard's annual salary of $4.575 million makes him the 4th highest-paid coach in college basketball.

Beard was named the AP National Coach of the Year for this past season.

"Thank you to our players and staff, both former and current, for your commitment to winning. Special thanks to our fans and our students for your incredible support and passion. Together we have accomplished some great things in the past three years but we are not satisfied and will continue working tirelessly to build one of the best college basketball programs in the nation," said Beard in a statement.

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Jarrett Culver To Leave Texas Tech For 2019 NBA Draft

Apr 18, 2019 3:34 PM

Jarrett Culver will announce he is declaring for the 2019 NBA Draft.

Culver is expected to be a top-10 pick in the June draft. Culver helped lead Texas Tech to the National Championship Game this season.

Culver has been meeting with agents this week.

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