City Honors Team, Declares April 26 as Red Raider Men’s Basketball Day

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Thursday was officially Red Raider Men’s Basketball Day in Lubbock.

The Lubbock City Council honored the Texas Tech squad at City Hall for making team history by making it to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament.

Coach Chris Beard talked to the crowd, and the whole team even got a taste of the root beer that Mayor Dan Pope received after a friendly wager with the mayor of West Lafayette, Indiana.

Related Story: Mayor Dan Pope Receives Root Beer After Sweet 16 Bet

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