November 29, 2012

Tech confident prior to big game

On paper, the Red Raiders are outmatched by No. 9 Arizona's size and experience in what will be one of three marquee games the Red Raiders play in December.

But the game will go on as scheduled, 7 p.m. Saturday in the United Spirit Arena. And Texas Tech head coach Chris Walker expects his players to give the 4-0 Wildcats a heck of a battle.

Walker isn't letting the No. 9 ranking get into his players' heads. He's using a combination of confidence building and basic drills to get the Red Raiders fine tuned for what will be the biggest game for both the brand new head coach and a roster full of players who will be playing just their fifth game of Division I basketball.

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