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Texas Tech hires Krista Gerlich as new Lady Raiders basketball coach

After a tumultuous offseason that included a scandalous USA Today article, ex-players publicly blasting the program and a firing, finally some good news has come to the Texas Tech Lady Raiders basketball program.

Krista Gerlich helped lead Texas Tech's women’s basketball team to a national championship in 1993 as a guard. Now she'll return to be the Raiders' coach.

— USA TODAY Sports (@usatodaysports) August 18, 2020

Krista Gerlich has been hired as the new head women’s basketball coach and brings her championship pedigree to a group of ladies coming off of their first winning season in six years.