Beard, Red Raiders prepare for Wildcats (0:20)

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

What's the secret for a physical Texas Tech team to be ready to play on less than a 48-hour turnaround? Mop buckets full of ice.

Texas Tech cruises past Purdue (0:37)

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

When Keenan Evans is healthy, Texas Tech can hang with anyone in the country. For the first time in school history, the Red Raiders are headed to the Elite 8.

Zhaire Smith backs up missed dunk with layup (0:17)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

FINAL: Texas Tech 78, Purdue 65. Red Raiders advance to their first-ever Elite Eight, where they'll face Villanova. Keenan Evans struggled early, still finished with 16 points. Their athleticism made Purdue uncomfortable offensively, forced 17 turnovers.

Texas Tech gaining momentum with dunks (0:24)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Carsen Edwards has hit a number of big shots for Purdue tonight, just to keep the Boilermakers within striking distance of Texas Tech. 21 points. Could probably use some help, though.

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Purdue is giving up too many second-chance points and too many turnovers to hang with Texas Tech in the second half. Red Raiders are starting to pull away.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas Tech has three guys that average double-figures. Those three guys are a combined 4-for-16 with 11 points. And they're up nine on Purdue with 11:05 left. Red Raiders' depth is back to being a major asset with everyone healthy.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

If Zhaire Smith can consistently knock down perimeter shots, it takes his game to another level. The rest already gives him enough of a floor. High-energy guy at both ends, elite elite athlete, versatile defender. Upside. @DraftExpress had him at 16 in his latest mock draft.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas Tech finishes the half on a 10-0 run to take a five-point lead into halftime against Purdue. Boilermakers went the final 3:43 without scoring — Texas Tech hit its last six shots before the missed buzzer-beater.

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Isaac Haas has done a ton of coaching from the bench during the past couple weeks since his elbow injury. He's got an arm around Matt Haarms most of the time when the big freshman is on the bench.

Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

I wonder if Tony Romo is familiar with the term DFL (Dead Freaking Last). Cause that's where he finished Friday after shooting 77 - 82 at the PGA Tour's event in the Dominican Republic.

Vitale says Purdue will find a way past Texas Tech (0:58)

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

With Dez Bryant on the books at $16.5 million and not including Allen Hurns' two-year deal, the Cowboys have tied up nearly $30 million against the cap in receivers Terrance Williams, Cole Beasley, Deonte Thompson, Ryan Switzer, Noah Brown and Lance Lenoir.

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