Preview & Game Thread: West Virginia vs. Texas Tech

On to the Mountaineers.

Game Details

Good Guys: Texas Tech Red Raiders (37-15, 16-8)
Bad Guys: West Virginia Mountaineers (35-18, 13-11)
When to Watch: Thursday, May 23rd @ 4:00 p.m.
Where to Watch: Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark | Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
How to Watch: FOX College Sports
How to Listen: 97.3 FM | Affiliates | TuneIn App
Game Notes: Not available
Live Stats: SideArm Stats


Previously for Texas Tech

Final Score: Texas Tech 7, Kansas State 4
Winning Pitcher: Micah Dallas (5-0)
Losing Pitcher: J. Wicks (6-3)
Key Hitters: Josh Jung 3-3, 2 R, 1 RBI, 2 BB; Cameron Warren 3-5, 2 R, 1 RBI; Gabe Holt 2-5, 1 RBI; Kurt Wilson 2-4
Links: Recap | Box Score (PDF)

The No. 7 Texas Tech baseball team opened up a 5-1 lead through three innings and diffused a late push by Kansas State for a 7-4 win to open the 2019 Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship Wednesday afternoon at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

The Red Raiders (37-15) piled up 14 hits with three apiece from senior Cameron Warren and junior Josh Jung and multi-hit games from sophomores Gabe Holt and Kurt Wilson. It’s the second time Tech has won its opener at the event since 2005.

Other Big 12 Scores and Schedules


Oklahoma State 5, TCU 2
Baylor 8, Oklahoma 2
West Virginia 12, Kansas 8


Kansas vs. Kansas State @ 9:00 a.m.
TCU vs. Oklahoma @ 12:30 p.m.
Texas Tech vs. West Virginia @ 4:00 p.m.
Baylor vs. Oklahoma State @ 7:30 p.m.

News, News, News, News

A-J Media’s Don Williams – Tech repels K-State, gears up for Big 12 pitcher of year:

West Virginia baseball coach Randy Mazey saved his best arm, presumably to use against top-seeded Texas Tech in a higher-stakes game at the Big 12 tournament.

So for the second time in a week, the Red Raiders will face a pitcher projected to go high in the first round of next month’s Major League draft.

Tech beat No. 8 seed Kansas State 7-4 in its first-round game Wednesday at Bricktown Ballpark, setting up a winners’ bracket final at 4 p.m. Thursday against West Virginia and Alek Manoah. When the two teams met last month in Morgantown, the Mountaineers’ ace threw a 2-0 shutout, a four-hitter with no walks and a career-high 15 strikeouts.

“We’ve seen him once,” Tech shortstop Josh Jung said, “so it’s our time to get him back for (dominating) us last time.”


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