A Brief History of Texas Tech Men’s Basketball in the NCAA Tournament
The Texas Tech Red Raider Men's Basketball team has been to the NCAA tournament 18 times in their basketball history.
The first time was in 1954, then again in 1956. Their first back-to-back trips came in 1961 and 1962. There were six trips over three decades in the 70s, 80s, and 90s before Bob Knight and Chris Beard became responsible for seven of the eight trips since 2000.
How did the Red Raiders fare in the rest of the NCAA Tournament Appearances? Let's take a look.