Texas Tech Basketball: Introducing the newcomers

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Year three of the Tubby Smith era at Texas Tech begins Friday when the men’s basketball team opens the 2015-16 season against High Point.   After two losing seasons under Smith, expectations for this year’s squad are elevated.

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One of the reasons for optimism is that Texas Tech has received an influx of new talent this year. There are seven new players on the Texas Tech basketball roster this year and each is expected to add depth and athleticism to the team that finished last in the Big 12 last season.

Texas Tech must improve upon last season’s 13-18 record and the addition of new talent should help Tubby Smith’s team in its quest to reach a post season tournament.  Here is a quick breakdown of the newcomers you will need to know as basketball season tips off.

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