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The Bitter Cup

The Bitter Cup

Despite leading a couple of times, despite leading in overtime, the Red Raiders just did not have enough in the tank to close out the win. Joe Yeager dissects what went wrong.

The Bitter Cup: I've endured some bitter losses in my time as a Texas Tech basketball fan. A loss to Texas A&M in 1986 in which Dwayne Chism blew a game-clinching dunk rates high. That game was for control of the SWC race. And of course, the Sweet 16 loss to Georgetown in which merely breathing on Allen Iverson was deemed a foul, was unbearable. But the latest loss to Texas is right up there...

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