Marlene Stollings' dismissal by Texas Tech on Thursday and Friday's apology by AD Kirby Hocutt marked a reversal from earlier in the week, when the school initially backed the women's basketball coach.
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Texas Tech fired women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings on Thursday, a day after a scathing report alleging a culture of abuse in her program.
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- Midwestern State coach Noel Johnson dies at 47
In addition to allegations of mental abuse by Texas Tech women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings, a USA Today Sports report cited multiple allegations of sexual harassment against a strength and conditioning coach who resigned in March.
Longtime Midwestern State women's basketball coach Noel Johnson, the point guard for Texas Tech's 1993 national championship team, died Tuesday. She was 47.
Lexi Gordon scored 30 points with 11 rebounds and she and Chrislyn Carr scored clutch points in the fading seconds as Texas Tech survived a furious fourth-quarter rally to defeat No. 25 TCU 87-83 Sunday afternoon.
Baylor's Kim Mulkey became the fastest Division I men's or women's coach to 600 wins, reaching the milestone when Juicy Landrum scored 19 points to lift the No. 2 Lady Bears to a 77-62 victory over Texas Tech on Tuesday night.
Juicy Landrum scored 20 points and had two 3-pointers in an early run that put No. 2 Baylor ahead to stay, and the Lady Bears beat Texas Tech 87-79 on Saturday to extend their Big 12 record to 47 consecutive regular-season conference wins.
Kalani Brown and NaLyssa Smith scored 14 points each Saturday to help No. 1 Baylor rout Texas Tech 100-61 for its 21st straight victory in the Big 12 women's tournament quarterfinals.
Brittany Brewer scored a career-high 40 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, Zuri Sanders added 25 points, and No. 9 seed Texas Tech beat No. 8 seed Oklahoma 104-84 in the first round of the Big 12 tournament on Friday night.
Bridget Carleton scored all of her 27 points in the second half, including a layup with 3.1 seconds left, as No. 20 Iowa State rallied late to beat Texas Tech 64-62 on Tuesday night.
Joyner Holmes scored 16 of her 20 points in a dominant first half and No. 19 Texas rolled to an 81-57 win over Texas Tech on Saturday.
Kalani Brown dominated inside with 23 points on nine layups, adding free throws on five of those after being fouled, and top-ranked Baylor won its 32nd consecutive Big 12 game, 96-37 over Texas Tech on Saturday.
Bridget Carleton scored 27 points to move into fourth place on Iowa State's all-time scoring list and the 23rd-ranked Cyclones walloped Texas Tech 105-66 on Tuesday night.
Jatarie White scored four straight points and Sug Sutton hit a go-ahead jumper to start a 14-4 surge in the final quarter as No. 12 Texas rallied past Texas Tech 78-71 in a Big 12 clash on Saturday.
Marlene Stollings, who was Minnesota's coach the past four seasons, was hired as Texas Tech's coach Monday.
Texas Tech on Monday fired basketball coach Candi Whitaker following the team's lackluster 6-7 start.
Joe Lunardi Senior Writer, ESPN.com
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