Moving into the UIL Realignment, which will take texas state basketball tournament live stream on February 3, the Sharks will be placed for the first time in school history into a Class 6A district. On Tuesday, the UIL released their cutoff numbers for the next round of realignment, with Class 6A's cutoff being at 2, and above. Today, Shadow Creek is officially
OK with it? Associated Press file photos "It's Texas. And I would rather see Texas Tech win it than anybody else," said Joe Gomez, a classmate of the Texas Western team and an unofficial historian of the game that was both a basketball upset and a civil rights watershed.
If they do it, we can still say we were one of two to do it. The Red Raiders are led by the national coach of the year, the year-old Chris Beard, and feature a cast of players like Matt Mooney, Davide Moretti and Jarrett Culver, who remind Gomez of some of the players who cut the net for the Miners.
It reminds me of when I'd go to practice and watch Coach Haskins' players. Of all the schools, they're the ones I look at and think of that '66 team. The similarities extend courtside, too.
After a short stint at Kentucky, he landed at Texas Tech as the head coach in and Don Haskins will be watching from above, and I guarantee you he's pulling for Texas Tech. I know people in El Paso are proud of that team, and what they did will be there forever.
Coach would love this team," he said. I'd like to see Texas Tech win it.
Like all beat reporters, he's not allowed to root for or against the team he covers, but he will say he has enjoyed chronicling the Raiders' run. Looking back at the days when I covered Coach Beard at Angelo State, all those playoff games, and now I'm here covering him on the big stage.
It's been a wild ride," Silva said. Basketball in Texas has been good for a lot of years. Sometimes, to win it all, you have to be lucky as well as being good. But he has come around to the idea of Texas Tech taking the title. That was so long ago and nothing can take away from what we did in ' If Tech wins, it would mean Texas has two titles.
Of course, there are still El Pasoans who covet the Miners' "only" status and hope it lasts at least one more year, even if Texas Tech isn't exactly a villain. But he won't be rooting for Tech.
I hope we keep that. The opponent: Texas Tech. Bret Bloomquist may be reached at ; bbloomquist elpasotimes. Want more news like this?