Congratulations to the Texas Tech Red Raiders and Houston Cougars, both representing the state of Texas in the college basketball world in high order by winning their respective conference regular season championships this weekend.

Texas Tech won its first-ever Big 12 Conference championship and its first conference championship of any kind since taking the Southwest Conference championship in the 1996-97 season (the final season of the SWC). UH hasn’t seen this consistent level of success since its “Phi Slama Jama” days of the early 1980s.

James LaCombe: 409-683-5242, james.lacombe@galvnews.com or on Twitter @JamesAtGalvNews

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Josh Butler

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