January 7, 2022
Texas Tech coach Mark Adams gestures during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Tennessee in the Jimmy V Classic, Dec. 7, 2021, in New York.
When former Texas Tech coach Chris Beard left the Red Raiders to become the head coach at Texas in the offseason, Tech moved quickly to name veteran assistant Mark Adams its next head coach. The way Kansas coach Bill Self saw it, doing so was a brilliant move. Here's why, as the Jayhawks prepare to take on Adams and Texas Tech at 3 p.m. Saturday in Lubbock, Texas. By Matt Tait