February 23, 2019
Texas Tech coach Chris Beard is surrounded by fans running onto the court after Texas Tech defeated Kansas 91-62 in an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)
Kansas City, Mo. — Life has been different for Chris Beard since leading Texas Tech to the national championship game just six months ago.
Lubbock, Texas — Three weeks ago, after his team’s 16-point loss to Kansas in Lawrence, Texas Tech coach Chris Beard called Allen Fieldhouse and the KU environment, “a hornet’s nest,” and said he knew his team was walking into a tough situation that day. By Matt Tait