Lady Raiders lose Jia Perkins

Senior Guard Jia Perkins will be leaving the Texas Tech basketball team for undisclosed medical reasons.

Texas Tech fans received a bad dose of bad news today with the announcement from Texas Tech officials that Senior guard Jia Perkins has left the team for medical reasons. "Certainly this is some adversity that we did not expect," said Sharp. ""Jia has been a great part of our program during her career and has been a part of some big wins. However, I do believe in the incredible mentality of this team and will expect them to play at a high and competitive level for the remainder of the season. Fortunately, we have a lot of individuals capable of stepping up to this challenge. We wish Jia nothing but the best in her future." The senior guard was leading the Lady Raiders in scoring and steals, and was fourth all-time scorer at Texas Tech, and second in career steals. Due to team policy, officials will make no further comments.

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