Huge congratulations to Texas Tech head coach Tubby Smith, who was named the Big 12 Coach of the Year today.
Red Raider fans congrats to @CoachTubbySmith who is Texas Tech's first @Big12Conference Coach of the Year #WreckEm pic.twitter.com/wv6wmZ3NnB
— TexasTech Basketball (@TexasTechMBB) March 6, 2016
Smith has guided the Red Raiders to a 19-11 record, the program’s highest win total dating back to the 2009-10 season. Texas Tech also picked up nine Big 12 victories and a .500 conference finish in the nation’s No. 1 RPI rated conference. The last time the Red Raiders accomplished those feats was in 2006-07. Tech also collected three consecutive Top 25 wins over then No. 14 Iowa State, No. 21 Baylor and No. 3 Oklahoma in mid-February for the first time in program history.
Additionally, Toddrick Gotcher, Zach Smith and Aaron Ross received Honorable Mention All-Big 12.#