Lady Raider forward Mallard suspended

Provided by Texas Tech University Athletics:

LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech women's basketball head coach Kristy Curry announced on Friday that senior Kierra Mallard will miss Saturday's game at Texas A&M for a violation of team rules.

Mallard, a 6-foot-3 forward from Dallas, Texas, will not make the trip with the team to College Station and will serve a one-game suspension. Texas Tech (17-10, 5-10 Big 12) faces No. 14/11 Texas A&M (19-7, 10-5) at 7 p.m., Saturday at Reed Arena. The game will be televised on FOX Sports Net.

Mallard is averaging 11.5 points and 8.1 rebounds per game this season.

As is team policy, there will be no further comment.