Follow along with us, as the basketball team of men in Texas Tech goes to the Finals of four in Minneapolis. Red riders dropped some big programs on their way to Saturday evening sweats against Michigan, and SportsDay was there with Tech throughout the NCAA tournament.
There can not be enough Red Raiders for the March journey? Read our latest stories about Chris Beard's head coach, senior student Jarrett Calver and the rest of the technical program below. Do not forget Follow SportsDay Big 12 Insider Chuck Carlton who will be on hand to cover the final four.
Schedule of the final NCAA
|No. 5 Auburn v. No. 1 Virginia||5:09 pm||CBS|
|No. 3 Texas Tech v. No. 2 Michigan||7:49 pm||CBS|
Both games are at U.S. stadium. Bank in Minneapolis s.
Violation of the final four
– Based on the mentality of Chris Beard's street dogs, Texas Tech embraces the challenge of compliance with the Michigan rigidity state
"We are tough," said Forward Tarique Owens,
Star Jarrett Culver noted that coach Chris Bird has raised the Spartans as a model of strength throughout the season.
"This is not our first time to see the MSU," Kulver said. "As soon as we were able to play them, we already knew that they would have to meet their strength."
– "The team with the best training we have ever had." nothing Tech Legend Gerald Myers has never seen
If you want to know why Tech is playing Michigan in Final Four, you call Gerald Myers.
Watch the many practices of Chris Beard, Gerald? "Everyday," he says.
"This defense," he says, "the best I've ever seen."
Team with similar qualities
In its first finale Four, Tech will face a possible single team in the NCAA tournament, which is proud of its rigor and physical gaming as well as Red Reders. The second meeting of the state of Michigan beat the Duke 68-67 on Sunday in the Eastern region.
– More Texasans are buying tickets to the StubHub than any other public school
court advantages for the final match 4 against the Michigan State? If the early messages from the secondary market are some kind of guideline, that might be the case.
Other news and analysis
– From the intriguing freshman to technical fame: How basketball DNA Calvera was key in his evolution in the prospect of the NBA
"Whenever it's in the film, it's different when you see him personally – his length and speed, his ability to get there where he wants to go," the trainer of the North Kentucky John Brannen said about Calver before his game in the first round of the NCAA tournament against Tech. "Big ones always look like they are about 30 percent more. It's what it looks like. It always looks like it can turn it on at any time."
"It's a sign of incredible talent.
– By developing undervalued talent in the NBA's prospects at Tech, Beard became one of the main basketball coaches of the college
This year, Beard has established herself as one of the best basketball coaches in college. from the guy who trained in the II Angelo State Division in 2015.
The main reason why Bord's ability to develop talent is: he gets the most out of his players.
pre-season selective construction has become the launch pad for the upgrade Tech to Final Four
In October, directly before the start of basketball practice, coach Chris Bird made his team on a bus and headed south of Lubbock. After about a 103-mile ride, Tech arrived.
It was t He ranch Circle 6 in Stanton, a place that is commonly used for church camps.That this weekend, he became the starting point for Tech's upgrade to his first NCAA Final.
– For Norense Odiase from Tech, launching the NCAA Red Raiders tournament is an escape from reality
"I think about it every day", – said Odziaza about the February car accident in which the crease Did his two cousins. – I am not one person at all. This is the only thing I care very much about, this is the team that wins and moves.
– A trip to David Moretti from growing in Italy to one of the most dangerous tech shooters Technology
The work, which Moretti says, about the countless hours that invented the cold-blooded cinematographer, are not afraid of any situation
Growing up in Italy, Moretti's friends got to the beach, and his way would be to the nearest basketball court.
– Why these seven traveled more than 1,000 miles to Minnesota for the first release of the Tech Four in the Final Four
Joshua and Christina Moore, Texas Tech graduates and their three children – Luke, Zachary and Catherine – arrived in Minneapolis on the morning of the morning to see their team appear in its first finale
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