TTU Red Raiders 85 vs UTEP Miners 61
Lubbock – 1/11/2018

Texas Tech, which had a 55-30 rebounding advantage over the Miners, into the exhibition game before to open there season on Tuesday, when the Red Raiders host Incarnate Word at 6:30 p.m. in the first of three home games to begin the year.

Culver led the Red Raiders by scoring 18 points and also had 11 rebounds, while Odiase would go for 12 points and 12 rebounds in the first action on the USA court this year. Texas Tech senior Brandone Francis hit two first-half 3-pointers for the Red Raiders and finished with 11 points and Davide Moretti added eight points, three assists and three rebounds. Matt Mooney also had three assists and scored six points in his first action in front of 2,933 Red Raider fans in attendance.