Baucum's Bits: Texas Tech vs. North Texas

The Red Raiders and Mean Green meet for the first time since last season where North Texas won in OT.

*Wednesday's meeting between North Texas and Texas Tech will be the 15th in the series that dates back to the 1946-47 season. T

* The Red Raiders own a slight 8-6 edge despite last year's 92-83 OT win by the Mean Green.

*North Texas is 1-4 all-time in Lubbock

*Toddrick Gotcher will face off against high school teammate Chris Jones, who is a freshman starter for North Texas

*The game against UNT will mark Tech's second straight game against a member of the Sun Belt Conference.  Texas Tech is 22-13 all-􀆟 me against schools currently in the Sun Belt Conference.

*Mean Green senior Kedrick Hogans is someone to watch. He's 4th on UNT's career list with 79 blocks.

*Jaye Crockett played in all 32 games last season, but missed the opener against Troy with an injury

* The Red Raiders shot 61.1 percent from the field (33 of 54) against Troy in the opener, is a better shooting percentage than in any game last season.

* Fox Sports Southwest will broadcast the game; Brian Jensen and Andy Ellis will have the call. Tipoff is 7 PM.

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