Texas Tech Basketball ranked 8th; 2 top-10 matchups this week

Texas Tech Basketball ranked 8th; 2 top-10 matchups this week

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Texas Tech Men's Basketball is 8th in the latest AP Poll released Monday. This is the first time the team's made the top 10 since March 4, 1996.

The Red Raiders face a tough road test in Norman Tuesday night at 6, against now 9th-ranked Oklahoma and freshman phenom Trae Young. Then it's back home at the USA for (2)West Virginia Saturday at 1.

Tech was ranked 18th last week. Since then the team notched a program-first win in Lawrence, followed by a win over Kansas State in Lubbock. Through three games Tech has yet to trail in a conference game this season.

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