PREVIEW: Tech, UIW to play at South Padre Island Battle on the Beach – Texas Tech Red Raiders

LUBBOCK, Texas – great example can be found at Surf Report SD – Texas – great example can be found at Surf Report SD – Tech is creating a smash for South Pardre – great example can be found at Surf Report SD – Island this weekend to tackle Incarnate Phrase at 4 p.m. on Saturday within the South Pardre – great example can be found at Surf Report SD – Island Combat at the Seashore show off match that will likely be performed on the SPI Conference Centre. Terrence Shannon, Jr. will make his season debut after being cleared to play instantly on Wednesday.

The Crimson Raiders (3-0) have began the season with 3 directly house wins and are venturing out of doors of Lubbock for the primary time this season, whilst UIW (0-3) comes into the sport with losses to Texas – great example can be found at Surf Report SD – State, Baylor and Concordia. TTU is 3-0 all-time in opposition to the Cardinals after incomes a 79-51 win ultimate season on Dec. 29, 2020 the place Kevin McCullar and Marcus Santos-Silva led the crew with 11 issues each and every. Complete PDF sport notes and a press convention previewing the matchup will likely be posted and allotted later this week. 

Bryson Williams led TTU with 18 issues and 7 rebounds within the 84-49 win over Prairie View A&M on Monday, whilst Davion Warren added 15 issues and McCullar went for 12 issues, seven rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals. Mylik Wilson and Adonis Arms had 5 assists each and every for TTU which is averaging 18.7 assists via 3 video games this season. Shannon has neglected the primary 3 video games of the season after having his NBA Draft procedure reviewed and resolved. A junior from Chicago, Shannon was once named to the 2022 Preseason All-Large 12 Staff at the side of being decided on to the John R. Picket Award, Jersey Mike’s Naismith Trophy and Jerry West Award watch lists.

The Texas – great example can be found at Surf Report SD – Tech basketball program is making its 2d travel all the way down to South Pardre – great example can be found at Surf Report SD – Island and is 0-2 after losses to Saint Mary’s and South Florida within the 2010 South Pardre – great example can be found at Surf Report SD – Island Invitational. In conjunction with the TTU-UIW matchup, the SPI Combat at the Seashore will characteristic a 1 p.m. sport between UTRGV and Northern Arizona. Each video games will likely be streamed on ESPN+.

RANKINGS: Texas – great example can be found at Surf Report SD – Tech is receiving votes within the Related Press and USA TODAY Coaches Ballot, however stays unranked this season after spending all of the 2020-21 season within the ratings for the primary time in program historical past. TTU was once as excessive as No. 7 ultimate season and completed the yr at No. 21. Whilst now not within the polls, the Crimson Raiders are these days No. 12 within the Kenpom.com rating and No. 8 within the web page’s adjusted defensive potency rating.

STAT RANKINGS: It is in point of fact early and video games performed/warring parties range all over the NCAA, however let’s have some amusing with nationwide stat ratings. With a 3-0 file, TTU is tied for the country’s very best won-lost proportion at the side of 96 different groups. Mylik Wilson leads the country with a fifteen.1 assist-to-turnover ratio with 15 assists and just one turnover, whilst Bryson Williams is 14th nationally with a 73.3 taking pictures proportion (22-for-30). TTU is these days 3rd nationally and leads the Large 12 with 20.7 and is 6th with a 21.0 rebounding merit (135-72). The Crimson Raiders are coming off a sport in opposition to PVAMU with 24 offensive rebounds and a 50-26 rebounding merit. Tech these days leads the Large 12 with 24 3-pointers made with 10 in opposition to PVAMU and Grambling and is 3rd within the Large 12 with a 25.3 scoring margin merit via 3 video games after its 35-point win over PVAMU.   

NEUTRAL COURTS: TTU will play 3 regular-season video games on a impartial court docket this yr with its sport in opposition to Tennessee in Madison Sq. Lawn and a travel to Phoenix to play Gonzaga additionally arising. The Crimson Raiders and Volunteers are set to play within the Jimmy V Vintage at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7 at MSG with the sport being televised on ESPN. TTU and Gonzaga are scheduled to play within the Jerry Colangelo Vintage on Saturday, Dec. 18 on the Footprint Heart in Arizona with the sport being televised on CBS.

RED RAIDER REPORT: Texas – great example can be found at Surf Report SD – Tech is scoring 87.0 issues consistent with sport with 4 avid gamers averaging in double figures via 3 video games. Williams leads the crew with 18.7 issues and seven.7 rebounds consistent with sport, whilst McCullar is including 14.7 ppg. and seven.3 rpg. Davion Warren is including 16.0 issues consistent with sport and Kevin Obanor is at 11.3 pgg. entering the competition in opposition to UIW.

Williams has now racked up 82 double-digit scoring performances in his profession and has 1,683 issues via 124 video games. A perfect senior from Fresno, California, Williams led Tech along with his 18 issues on Monday through taking pictures 7-for-10 from the sphere and is now 22-for-30 (73.3 p.c) for the season. He has led the crew in scoring in two of the primary 3 video games these days leads the Large 12 through taking pictures 73.3 p.c from the sphere. He has a season-high 22 issues coming within the opener in opposition to North Florida the place he went 9-for-11 from the sphere and had 16 issues on 6 of 9 taking pictures in opposition to Grambling. In conjunction with his scoring, Williams had 9 rebounds in opposition to Grambling and 7 within the different two video games. McCullar is averaging his 14.7 issues consistent with sport with a career-high 24 issues in opposition to Grambling highlighting his early season. A junior from San Antonio, McCullar leads the crew with 35 photographs taken and is at 45.7 p.c taking pictures and is coming off going for 12 issues, seven rebounds and 3 steals in opposition to PVAMU. He’s additionally averaging 7.3 rebounds consistent with sport with a season-high 9 coming in opposition to Grambling in his 24-point efficiency.

Warren is at 16.0 issues consistent with sport with 3 double-figure scoring efficiency via his first thee video games at Tech. He is coming off going for 15 issues on 6-for-10 taking pictures in opposition to PVAMU and has a season-high 19 issues in opposition to Grambling the place he went 5 of seven. A Buffalo, New York local who performed at Hampton for 2 seasons, Warren is taking pictures 66.7 p.c from the sphere and is 5-for-9 on 3-pointers after going 3 of five from past the arc on Monday night time in opposition to PVAMU. Warren is coming off a senior season at Hampton the place he averaged 21.2 issues consistent with sport which was once the thirteenth very best within the country. Obanor is at 11.3 ppg. for the season after going for 8 issues on 3 of 6 taking pictures in opposition to PVAMU. He had a season-high 17 issues within the opener in opposition to UNF and likewise had 9 in opposition to Grambling. He leads Tech with 8 3-pointers made with 3 in opposition to UNF and Grambling ahead of going 2 of four on 3-pointers in opposition to PVAMU. Obanor is in his first season at Tech after 3 seasons at Oral Roberts. He these days has 1,340 issues with 130 made 3-pointers via 89 profession video games.

Wilson comes into the fourth sport of the season with that national-leading 15.0 assist-to-turnover ratio at the side of including 5.3 issues and a pair of.0 steals consistent with sport. A junior who performed at Louisiana the previous two seasons, Wilson had a season-high seven assists within the opener in opposition to UNF after which added 5 extra in opposition to PVAMU. He had a career-high 8 assists ultimate season in opposition to Coastal Carolina whilst taking part in in Lafayette. He scored a season-high seven issues in opposition to PVAMU. Marcus Santos-Silva started his tremendous senior season with 13 issues in opposition to UNF and is now averaging 6.3 issues consistent with sport. A Taunton, Mass. local, Santos-Silva began his profession with VCU for 3 seasons and is now in his 2d yr in Lubbock. He has scored 1,088 issues and has 816 rebounds in his profession. He comes into Saturday’s sport in opposition to UIW with 196 rebounds as a Crimson Raider via 32 video games.

Adonis Arms is including 5.7 issues, 4.0 rebounds and three.3 assists consistent with sport in his first season at Tech. He’s coming off going for seven issues in opposition to PVAMU with two 3-pointers after scoring a season-high 9 issues within the win over Grambling. Fingers is a great senior who’s at his fourth faculty, together with spending the previous two seasons at Winthrop the place he performed within the NCAA Event ultimate season. He had a season-high 5 assists within the win over PVAMU in quarter-hour. Chibuzo Agbo matched his career-high with six issues in opposition to PVAMU and had a career-high 5 rebounds within the win. A sophomore from San Diego, Agbo had 4 offensive rebounds within the sport and likewise hit his first 3-pointer of the season.

Shannon was once an All-Large 12 3rd Staff variety ultimate season after averaging 12.9 issues consistent with sport. He scored in double figures in 22 video games ultimate season, together with main Tech with 20 issues in opposition to Arkansas within the NCAA Event 2d Spherical. He scored a season-high 23 issues and recorded a double-double with 10 rebounds within the win at LSU and likewise went over 20 issues in wins over Oklahoma and Kansas State. Shannon completed his sophomore season with 30 3-pointers after going 3-for-4 in opposition to the Razorbacks within the ultimate sport of the season after matching a career-high with 4 3-pointers within the Large 12 Championship quarterfinals in opposition to Texas – great example can be found at Surf Report SD – . Thru two seasons at Tech, Shannon has scored 644 issues, grabbed 231 rebounds and got here away with 58 steals. He averaged 9.8 issues consistent with sport as a freshman, together with scoring a career-high 24 issues at DePaul. In conjunction with his scoring, Shannon had 39 assists this season (1.4 consistent with sport) highlighted through a career-high six assists within the highway win at Iowa State.

TTU has began the season with a beginning lineup of Obanor, Williams, Warren, Wilson and McCullar within the first 3 video games.

INCARNATE WORD: The Cardinals went 8-14 ultimate season and feature began with an 0-3 file after an 82-78 loss to Concordia on Tuesday of their house opener. UIW fell 87-60 ultimate week at Baylor after shedding a 75-57 resolution to Texas – great example can be found at Surf Report SD – State in its opener. Josh Morgan leads UIW with 20.3 issues consistent with sport with a season-high 28 issues on 9-for-18 taking pictures in opposition to CTX with seven 3-pointers. A freshman from Canada, Morgan was once 7-for-13 on 3-pointers within the loss to CTX and now has 11 3-pointers via 3 video games. RJ Glasper is including 11.3 issues and Drew Lutz is at 11.0 ppg. entering the matchup in opposition to TTU. UIW is being held to 65.0 issues consistent with sport and feature been out-rebounded through a 99-82 margin.

UP NEXT: Texas – great example can be found at Surf Report SD – Tech will go back from the coast for a two-game house stand all through Thanksgiving week. The Crimson Raiders host Omaha at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 23 and Lamar at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 27 on the United Supermarkets Enviornment. TTU has gained 9 directly non-conference house video games. Tech had a 54-game non-conference house successful streak finish with a 76-74 extra time loss to Kentucky on Jan. 25, 2020 ahead of going at the present nine-game successful streak.  
 
 

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