How to Watch Texas Tech vs. NC State Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – NCAA Tournament First Round

The No. 6 seed Texas Tech Red Raiders (23-10) will aim to defeat the No. 11 seed NC State Wolfpack (22-14) in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday at PPG Paints Arena. This matchup tips off at 9:40 PM ET.

If you’re searching for how to watch, the game is on CBS.

Red Raiders vs. Wolfpack Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, March 21, 2024
  • Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • TV: CBS
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Venue: PPG Paints Arena

Red Raiders Insights

  • Offensively, Texas Tech is putting up 75.6 points per game (114th-ranked in college basketball). It is ceding 69.3 points per contest on defense (98th-ranked).
  • The Red Raiders are pulling down 35.1 rebounds per game (189th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing 33.8 rebounds per contest (129th-ranked).
  • This year, Texas Tech ranks 94th in college basketball in assists, averaging 14.5 per game.
  • This season, the Red Raiders are committing 10.6 turnovers per game (115th-ranked in college basketball) and forcing 11.1 turnovers per contest (191st-ranked).
  • Texas Tech is 74th in college basketball with 8.5 threes per game this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 40th with a 36.5% shooting percentage from three-point land.
  • With 7.4 treys conceded per game, the Red Raiders are 192nd in college basketball. They are giving up a 32.1% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks 90th in college basketball.
  • Of the shots taken by Texas Tech in 2023-24, 58.9% of them have been two-pointers (66.9% of the team’s made baskets) and 41.1% have been threes (33.1%).

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Wolfpack Insights

  • NC State is 95th in the nation in points scored (76.4 per game) and 207th in points conceded (72.7).
  • With 35.1 rebounds per game and 36.1 rebounds conceded, the Wolfpack are 189th and 255th in the nation, respectively.
  • NC State is 215th in college basketball in assists (12.7 per game) in 2023-24.
  • In 2023-24, the Wolfpack are 26th in the country in turnovers committed (9.3 per game) and 139th in turnovers forced (11.6).
  • With 7.1 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 34.6% from beyond the arc, NC State is 220th and 146th in the nation, respectively, in those categories.
  • The Wolfpack give up 7.2 3-pointers per game and concede 34.8% from beyond the arc, ranking 164th and 262nd, respectively, in the country.
  • NC State takes 33.4% percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line, and 25.8% of its made shots are from there. Inside the arc, it attempts 66.6% of its shots, with 74.2% of its makes coming from there.

Red Raiders Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Red Raiders this season is Pop Isaacs, who averages 15.9 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 3.5 assists per game.
  • Darrion Williams leads Texas Tech in rebounding, averaging 7.5 per game, while Joe Toussaint leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 4.2 in each contest.
  • Isaacs leads the Red Raiders in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.2 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • Toussaint is Texas Tech’s leader in steals, averaging 1.4 steals per game, while Warren Washington leads them in blocks with 1.5 per contest.

Wolfpack Leaders

  • DJ Horne is the top scorer for the Wolfpack with 16.9 points per game. He also adds 3.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game to his scoring output.
  • The NC State leaders in rebounding and assists are Mohamed Diarra with 7.4 rebounds per game (he also adds 6 points and 0.5 assists per game) and Michael O’Connell with 2.9 assists per game (he also tacks on 5.7 points and 3.3 rebounds per game).
  • Horne is dependable from distance and leads the Wolfpack with 2.7 made threes per game.
  • NC State’s leader in steals is Horne (1.3 per game), and its leader in blocks is Diarra (one per game).
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