Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank gave a pep talk before Monday night’s NCAA men’s basketball championship game to the players of Texas Tech — the Baltimore-based athletic brand’s first sponsored team to make it to the final game.
While G.G. Smith wants to move from the shadows cast by his father, Tubby Smith, and former boss Jimmy Patsos, he also wants to keep those ties strong. As a result, Loyola will go on the road to face Texas Tech in its season opener Friday and welcome Siena to Reitz Arena on Nov. 29.
Six months after narrowly missing out on the Maryland head coaching job, controversial former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach is back in the news. This week, Leach, who was fired at Texas Tech following alleged player misconduct during the 2009 season, released a tell-all book titled Swing Your Sword.