LUBBOCK, Texas — Texas Tech Athletics and Red Raider Sports Properties, a property of Learfield Sports, announced the “Texas Tech Basketball with Candi Whitaker and Tubby Smith” radio show begins Thursday at 6 p.m. this week.

The show will air on 104.3 FM Lubbock from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and will also be carried live on

There will be 10 broadcasts throughout the season, giving fans an inside look into Lady Raider basketball with host and radio play-by-play man, Ryan Hyatt as well as host and play-by-play man for Red Raider basketball, Brian Hanni. Coach Whitaker and Coach Smith along with select guests will join Ryan and Brian each week live from Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen on University just across the street from Jones AT&T Stadium.

Fans are welcomed to join the players and coaches each week for the live show and food at Ruby Tequila’s, a proud corporate sponsor of Texas Tech Athletics.

Texas Tech assistant coach Damitria Buchanan and redshirt freshman Minta Spears will join Ryan this week. Buchanan is in her first season as an assistant coach and Spears is playing her first season, averaging 13 points per game.

Red Raider Sports Properties is the exclusive, multimedia rights holder of Texas Tech Athletics. In addition to Texas Tech, Learfield Sports manages the multimedia rights for more than 50 collegiate institutions and associations. For more, visit


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