(KWES) - For the second straight season, Texas Tech men's basketball is scheduled to play a game at Madison Square Garden in New York. This year the Red Raiders will square off with Duke for the first time in program history on Thursday, December 20th.
Duke has won five national championships and is coming off a 29-8 season. Meanwhile, Tech is coming off the program's longest run in the tournament. The Red Raiders made a trip to the NCAA Elite Eight for the first time and had a program best second place finish in the Big 12. They finished with a 27-10 record making it the second most wins in program history. Tech also finished ranked number 6 in the USA Today/ Coaches Top 25 Poll.