After a huge 3-2 win over top-seeded Florida on Tuesday, the Red Raiders finally won a CWS game in Omaha and the tree lives to see another day. The Chanticleers will do battle with Tech on Thursday night in what's sure to be a knock-down, drag-out fight to the death.
The #41 team decided it was best to go on a limb and see if Kurt Busch could drive his red and black Chevy to victory lane on limited fuel. Turns out the common gamble in the NASCAR circuit paid off for Busch and company, and he finally got the win he needed.
It seemed like Martin Truex Jr. used the All-Star Race to really get things perfect for this week's race at Charlotte. Truex Jr. led almost every single lap on Sunday night, crossing the start/finish line in the lead spot 392 of 400 times.
The Kansas State Wildcats are next on the list for the Texas Tech Red Raiders, a team that's now polling as high as sixth in the nation, as the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship starts Wednesday afternoon in Oklahoma City.