Texas Tech Red Raiders News: Baseball Sweeps, Red Raiders show well at NFL Combine, more

Here is your news roundup including a look at a Texas Tech baseball sweep, some Red Raiders showing out at the NFL combine and Caitlyn Clark breaking the all-time Division-I scoring record.

NCAA Baseball Tournament - Coral Gables Regional
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Here is your Texas Tech and NCAA news roundup for Monday, March 4th.

Texas Tech baseball sweeps weekend series

The Texas Tech baseball team's bats stayed hot over the weekend as the Red Raiders swept Gardner Webb in a three-game series in Lubbock. That included a 29-3 drubbing on Saturday afternoon.

Over the weekend, Tech scored 48 runs as the Big 12's top offense continues to clobber the baseball. Now, the Red Raiders face a tough week with a trip to Albuquerque to face New Mexico on Tuesday and then a three-game series with Texas in Lubbock to open Big 12 play this weekend.

Lady Raiders blown out by Kansas State

Saturday, not all was well on the basketball court at Texas Tech. The Lady Raiders were dominated at home by No. 14 Kansas State 73-49 in the regular season finale.

Tech ends the regular season on a nine-game losing streak. They now head into the Big 12 Tournament this week as the No. 12 seed.

The Lady Raiders will take on No. 13 seed Houston on Thursday at 5:30 PM. This year, the Lady Raiders swept both games against the Cougars so hopefully they will end their losing streak in Kansas City.

Texas Tech softball plays well at home

The Texas Tech softball team finally opened its home schedule this weekend. The Red Raiders went 4-1 with two wins over both Merrimack College and New Mexico State while falling to UTEP 3-2.

This weekend, the Red Raiders open Big 12 play with a three-game series at BYU from Thursday through Saturday.

Texas Tech football alums show well at the NFL Combine

This weekend was the NFL Combine and three Texas Tech products stood out. Despite his odd comments about space, Tyler Owens still impressed on the field. First of all, he has the second-longest broad jump in Combine history at 12 feet 2 inches.

Meanwhile, defensive end Myles Cole tested extremely well also. He posted a Relative Athletic Score of 9.89 out of a potential 10.00. That included a 4.69-second 40-yard dash from the 270-pounder. His "RAS" ranked 19th best out of every defensive end tested at the combine since 1987.

Speaking of 40 times, safety Dadrion Taylor-Demerson posted a strong 4.42 seconds. His Relative Athletic Score came out to 8.91.

Iowa's Caitlyn Clark breaks Division-I scoring record

Iowa women's basketball star Caitlyn Clarkbroke former LSU guard Pete Maravich's all-time Division-I scoring record. The mark of 3,677 points had stood for 54 years.

New technology coming to college football

The NCAA Football Rules Committee is proposing the implementation of new technology for the upcoming season. Among the changes are in-helmet communication for one player to hear from a coach, the use of tablets to view in-game video, and a two-minute warning similar to the NFL.

This past season, several teams experimented with in-helmet communicaton during bowl season. That included Texas Tech and California in the Independence Bowl.