Texas Tech-Grambling Preview

The Lady Raiders host Grambling State 2 p.m. Sunday at United Spirit Arena looking to bounce back from their first setback of the season.

Texas Tech vs. Grambling State

When: 2 p.m. Saturday

Where: United Spirit Arena

Internet Stream: Texas Tech TV

Radio: 97.3 YES! FM

The matchup: Texas Tech looks to bounce back from their first loss of the season. The Lady Raiders dropped an 85-77 decision Sunday to Arizona State. Grambling State comes into the game with a 2-3 record. The Lady Tigers defeated Texas College, an NAIA school from the Red River Athletic Conference, 92-60 in their latest outing. Grambling State is 0-3 against Texas schools that play in Division I. Tech is 2-1 against the Lady Tigers all-time with the lone loss coming in 1989. The two teams have not met since 1998.

Tech player to watch: Redshirt freshman guard Minta Spears has consistently added nine points to her total in each of her games. Starting with seven points against Texas-Pan American, she finished with 25 against the Sun Devils.

Grambling player to watch: Senior forward Victoya Ricks averages 9.2 rebounds per game. Ricks has five blocks on the year and scores 11.2 points per game.

Notable: Amber Battle leads the Big 12 Conference in rebounds with 11 per game. She also averages 17.7 points a contest giving her a double-double on her 2013 averages.

Raider Power Top Stories