The Morning Stake: May 15th

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Ladies Advance to Sweet Sixteen. The ladies won a hard-fought match against Mississippi State, 4-2, advancing ot the second round of the NCAA Tournament. They’ll face No. 1 California on Thursday in Tulsa. Here’s head coach Toddy Petty:

“A complete hats off to a remarkable group of young ladies,” Texas Tech head coach Todd Petty said. “They deserved it today, and they’ve put together a remarkable season. I couldn’t have written a better script with all the ups and downs we’ve had throughout the season. It’s extremely special.”

Men Advance to Second Round. The men’s team took care of business against New Mexico State, 4-0, to advance to the second round today and will face SMU this afternoon:

“We played very disciplined and smart tennis today,” Texas Tech head coach Brett Masi said. “The guys played their games and asserted themselves early. We did a great job of forcing the issue and making them play up to our level.”

Track & Field

Big 12 Outdoor Championship. You can check out the full results from yesterday at the 2016 Outdoor Big 12 Championship. Natalie Thompson wins the heptathlon with Kaylee Hinton finishing 3rd and Andi Morgan finishing seventh, while freshman Charles Brown won the long jump

Men’s Basketball

Walker to Start Radio Show in Houston. Wondering whatever happened to Chris Walker, the former interim head coach for Texas Tech after Billy Gillispie was canned? Well, he’s starting his own radio talk show with Jim Hicks on 1520 AM in Houston.

Gordon to Likely Choose Seton Hall. I think on Friday morning, it was mentioned that Texas Tech as in the running for a shooting guard, Eron Gordon. It appears that Gordon will choose Seton Hall:


4:00 pm on Friday. It shouldn’t be a surprise as Baylor regents received the sexual assault report but nothing has been released to the public. I somewhat forgot about this because Baylor released it essentially at 4:00 pm on Friday the perfect time to sweep it under the rug so no one remembers you actually did anything about it. And of course, Baylor didn’t release the results either.

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