Notebook: Texas Tech vs. Grambling State

Here are some notes to take into account before the Red Raiders and Tigers meet tonight for the first time in program history. By Joshua Koch

* Texas Tech returns to the court tonight to take on Grambling State at 7 p.m.

 

* The Red Raiders enter the game 4-4, while the Tigers are 0-6 on the season

 

* This is the first game in the United Spirit Arena for the Red Raiders in 28 days, but while away from Lubbock, Tech went 1-4

 

*Three out of the four next games for the Red Raiders will be in the friendly confines of the United Spirit Arena

 

* This marks the first meeting between the two squads, but Tech is 6-0 all-time against teams out of the Southwestern Athletic Conference

 

* Tech's last time out on the court was back on December 6 against TCU where the Red Raiders fell 75-69

 

* The Red Raiders have been on a 12-day break, while the Tigers have not been on the court in 18 days

 

* Jordan Tolbert leads the way for the Red Raiders in points (13/gm), rebounds (6.1/gm), field goal percentage (.627), field goal attempts (67) and makes (42). Tolbert has also been great from the charity stripe shooting for 83 percent.

 

* For Grambling State the one player that has been producing has been Peter Roberson who has averaged 8.0 points per game and 7.8 boards per game


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