The Texas Tech males’s basketball crew will go into the common season at full power.
Georgetown switch Mac McClung realized Friday that his NCAA switch waiver was accepted, that means he’s instantly eligible to play within the 2020-2021 marketing campaign.
McClung, a dynamic 6-foot-2 junior guard who was Georgetown’s main scorer final season, transferred to Texas Tech after taking part in with the Hoyas for 2 seasons. He was a two-time Massive East Participant of the Week as a sophomore and was just lately named an All-Massive 12 Preseason honorable point out choice earlier within the week.
The Gate Metropolis, Virginia, native is coming off a sophomore season wherein he led Georgetown by netting 15.7 factors per sport — up from 13.1 factors in 29 video games as a freshman. McClung amassed 2,801 factors to develop into the all-time scoring chief in Virginia Excessive Faculty League historical past following a record-setting senior season wherein he netted 1,153 factors. He earned VHSL Participant of the Yr and led his crew to the Virginia 2A State Championship for the primary time in program historical past after placing up a 47-point efficiency.
At Georgetown, he collected a career-high 38 factors in his first season in opposition to Little Rock after which netted 33 factors on Massive 12 Convention foe Oklahoma State final 12 months in Stillwater. He completed final season taking pictures 39.4 % from the sector with 31 three-pointers made to associate with 2.4 steals and 1.4 assists. He additionally scored in double figures in 13 of 21 video games performed, tallying 20 or extra in seven video games. Alongside together with his 33-point efficiency in opposition to OSU, he additionally dropped 26 in opposition to Syracuse with three 3-pointers and going 9-for-10 from the free-throw line.
McClung earned BIG EAST All-Freshman Staff honors after producing six 20-plus scoring performances in his first collegiate season. He began all 29 video games as a freshman and was named the BIG EAST Freshman of the Week two instances within the 2017-18 season.
At one level, as ranked by ESPN, Texas Tech secured three of the highest 15 transfers who had been anticipated to sit down out subsequent season. The highest 50 transfers in that class, as ranked by ESPN’s Jeff Borzello, has McClung at No. 2, former Virginia Commonwealth College energy ahead Marcus Santos-Silva at No. 5 and former Wichita State taking pictures guard Jamarius Burton at No. 15.
Together with McClung, Burton was granted a switch waiver final month, whereas Santos-Silva accomplished his courses and was deemed eligible to play because the lone sernior for the Crimson Raiders.
Texas Tech has seven returners and 7 newcomers with a four-player freshman class.
Different necessary information
Together with studying McClung turning into eligible, Texas Tech Athletics introduced will restrict capability to 25 % inside United Supermarkets Area as a result of COVID-19 precautions.
“Our employees has labored diligently to make sure we accommodate as a lot of our followers as doable at our house basketball video games,” Athletics director Kirby Hocutt stated in a Texas Tech information launch. “We additionally need to guarantee we provide a protected and satisfying expertise, whereas being socially accountable.”
In an effort to optimize obtainable stock, males’s basketball season ticket holders could have an opportunity to buy particular person sport tickets.
Primarily based on availability, season ticket holders could have the chance to buy as much as 5 video games. Attributable to restricted capability, season ticket holders will likely be restricted to the present variety of tickets of their account with a most of 4 tickets per account.
Ticket gross sales will start the week of Nov. 9 and days will likely be assigned based mostly on Crimson Raider Membership membership stage. The Athletics Ticket Workplace will e-mail every account’s assigned on-sale day by Nov. 4.
All premium seat holders, and people who contribute $25,000 and above, can anticipate detailed communication from the Crimson Raider Membership late Friday, through a Texas Tech information launch.
Along with the restricted seating capability, followers will see the next security protocols this season:
- Massive 12 Convention has mandated a longtime perimeter across the taking part in floor – 20 toes behind each crew benches and 12 toes on all different sides of the court docket.
- Face coverings for all patrons (followers and employees) will likely be required always.
- A one hundred pc cellular ticketing course of
Cell ordering in our concession areas to lower contacts all through the concourse.
- Followers who select to choose out of buying tickets this season could have the next choices obtainable:
- Donate seat contribution and season ticket cost to the Crimson Raider Membership Excellence Fund. Account holders who select this selection will obtain Triple Precedence Factors.
- Apply season ticket funds in direction of your 2021-22 basketball season ticket renewal. All account holders could have first proper to resume their tickets within the present location for the 2021-2022 season.
- Request a refund.
As part of the reseating course of, parking cross holders will proceed to obtain their beforehand allotted parking passes based mostly on Crimson Raider Membership membership ranges.
Parking passes will likely be launched for the corresponding video games bought by means of Texas Tech Athletics. Parking cross holders will have to be on the right RRC member stage as of Oct. 1 to obtain their parking passes for his or her chosen video games.