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Men's basketball SEC/Big 12 Challenge Game against LSU set for Jan. 28 on ESPNU

Keenan Evans (Source: Texas Tech Athletics) Keenan Evans (Source: Texas Tech Athletics)

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IRVING, Texas – Texas Tech's SEC/Big 12 Challenge game against LSU on Saturday, January 28th will tipoff at 1 p.m. CT from the United Supermarkets Arena and be televised by ESPNU announced Monday by the two conferences and ESPN.

All 10 games of the fourth annual SEC/Big 12 Challenge presented by Sonic will be carried by ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU. The Big 12 has won the first three challenges and produced a 20-10 overall record during the event's first three seasons.

Texas Tech and LSU will meet for the seventh time on the hardwood and have split the previous six meetings. The Red Raiders won three of the first four matchups from 1957-60 before the Tigers have claimed the two most recent contests in 2013-14 and 2014-15 by a combined seven points.

Tech will look to even up its SEC/Big 12 Challenge record. The Red Raiders secured a 46-44 win over Auburn on Dec. 3, 2014 during their only other SEC/Big 12 Challenge game at home. Norense Odiase turned in 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds as a freshman, while Devaugntah Williams connected on the game-winning layup with two seconds left.

Season tickets for the 2016-17 campaign are now on-sale which feature an affordable payment plan. Following your purchase, a Texas Tech Ticket Office representative will contact you with seat options.

Texas Tech is offering a family four-pack of season tickets starting at $199 in general admission sections 106, 107 and 108. Reserved season tickets also are available for as low as $199 with an annual seat contribution subject to certain reserved sections.

Fans can purchase season tickets in person at the Texas Tech Athletics Ticket Office located on the East Side of Jones AT&T Stadium or over the phone at (806) 742-8324. Information on single-game tickets and mini-plans will be announced at a later date by the Tech Athletics Ticket Office.

Visit www.TexasTech.com for the latest news and information on the men's basketball program. Fans also can follow the program on its social media outlets at www.Facebook.com/TexasTechMBB and @TexasTechMBB on Twitter.

2017 SEC/Big 12 Challenge Matchups – Saturday, January 28, 2017
Matchup, Time [CT], Network
Texas A&M at West Virginia, 11 a.m., ESPN
LSU at Texas Tech, 1 p.m., ESPNU
Florida at Oklahoma, 1 p.m., ESPN
Kansas State at Tennessee, 1 p.m., ESPN2
Texas at Georgia, 3 p.m., ESPN
Iowa State at Vanderbilt, 3 p.m., ESPN2
Arkansas at Oklahoma State, 3 p.m., ESPNU
Kansas at Kentucky, 5 p.m., ESPN
Baylor at Ole Miss, 5 p.m., ESPN2
Auburn at TCU, 5 p.m., ESPNU

Texas Tech – SEC/Big 12 Challenge History
Date, Matchup, Location
01/28/2017, LSU at Texas Tech, United Supermarkets Arena
01/30/2016, Arkansas 75, Texas Tech 68, Fayetteville, Arkansas
12/03/2014, Texas Tech 46, Auburn 44, United Supermarkets Arena
11/14/2013, Alabama 76, Texas Tech 64, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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