October 18th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

Documents released to EverythingLubbock.com on Thursday in an open records request showed a disagreement this week between Texas Tech University and the Big 12. The Big 12 said in a statement on Wednesday that TTU Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt violated sportsmanship rules and would be fined $25,000. A public statement from Hocutt indicated the Big 12 admitted to an incorrect call during the Tech vs. Baylor game on Saturday. The Big 12 put Texas Tech on notice on Monday that there was a potential violation – more specifically, “Coaches, student-athletes, and members of the athletics department staff are prohibited from making any public comment regarding the game officials or the officiating at any contest.” Texas Tech responded in writing by saying in part, “We simply stated the facts in regards to the communication with the Conference Staff, the decision on the field, and that the play is not reviewable.” –everything Lubbock. Read More.

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