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Texas Tech head coach talks 2019-20 Season, Avery Benson and Jim's visit.

Jim Rome
January 02, 2020 - 9:53 am

Info & Stats: Texas Tech Head Coach

All Topics: 2019-20 Season | Big 12 play starts this week | Out of conference play | Shifting gears for Big 12 play | Beating #1 Louisville at Madison Square Garden | Avery Benson | Davide Moretti | Toughness | Adversity | Living in Tubby Smith’s old house | Facilities | Jim visiting him in Lubbock

Jan 2nd 2020


April 12th 2019

All Topics: National Championship game loss to Virginia | Final Four experience | Having special kids this season | Brandone Francis | Virginia is nothing but class | Tony Bennett | Postgame national title talks | Virginia played well | Ups and downs of a season | Recruiting | The Big Chief tablet | Trapper keepers | Beer time


Mar 27th 2019

All Topics: Sweet 16 vs. Michigan | Buffalo game | Just playing so well defensively vs. Buffalo | Guarding at a high level is their DNA this season | Nate Oats’ complement on toughness | Losing Zhaire Smith to the NBA | This is a program, not just one team | Michigan | Respect he has for John Beilein | His daughters chose Disneyland over his practice



Dec 17th 2018

All Topics: 10-0 on the season | Ranked 12th in the AP | Win over Abilene Christian | History at Abilene Christian | Last season’s NCAA Tournament run | Losing to Villanova in the NCAA Tournament | Meeting the day after the Villanova loss with his returning players | Jarrett Culver’s play and character | Not trying to be somebody we are not | Playing Duke Thursday at Madison Square Garden | Coach K | Unselfishness | His kids