Monday, October 1, 2007

A&M game picked up by ABC for 2:30 broadcast

(from TTU Athletics Dept)

LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech Football will make its fourth television appearance of the season when it faces Texas A&M at 2:30 p.m. CT Sat., Oct. 13, on ABC, the Big 12 Conference announced Monday. Lubbock residents can view the game on Channel 28 or SuddenLink Cable Channel 8. Those outside of the Lubbock viewing area should check their local listings.

Texas Tech (4-1, 0-1) faces Iowa State at Jones AT&T Stadium this weekend, before facing the Aggies. The Red Raiders and Cyclones are playing at 6 p.m.

Texas A&M is currently 4-1 on the season and 1-0 in Big 12 play, following last weekend's win over Baylor. The Aggies face Oklahoma State at home before traveling to Lubbock next weekend.

The Red Raiders have won nine of the last 12 meetings with the Aggies, but trail in the overall series 34-30-1. The Red Raiders also have won five of the last six games in the series. In the last two Lubbock meetings, Texas Tech has averaged 57.5 point per game, while holding Texas A&M to 23.0 points. Tech won last year's game in College Station on a final-minute touchdown pass from Graham Harrell to Robert Johnson, lifting Tech to the 31-27 win.

Other televised games include Texas at Iowa State (FSN, 11:30 a.m.), Missouri at Oklahoma (FSN, 5:30 p.m.) and Colorado at Kansas State (ESPN2, 8:15 p.m.).

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