NBA players drafted/signed out of Texas Tech

The basketball team of Texas Tech is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the Big 12 conference and is nicknamed as the Red Raiders.

26 players have been selected out of Texas Tech in NBA draft history, 3 in the first round (2 during the last 10 years), 6 in the second round and 0 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Texas Tech was selected in the NBA draft was in 2020.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Texas Tech: Sacramento Kings (4 times), New York Knicks (3), Phoenix Suns (2).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Texas Tech 1

Former NBA players out of Texas Tech 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Jarrett Culver2019 (6)SF1.98/ 6'6''201920233
Matt Mooney2019 (-)SG1.88/ 6'2''201920222
Jahmi'us Ramsey2020 (43)PG/SG1.93/ 6'4''202020222
Tariq Owens2019 (-)PF/C2.08/ 6'10''201920201
Zhaire Smith2018 (16)G/F1.91/ 6'3''201820202
Tony Battie1997 (5)C2.11/ 6'11''1997201214
Andre Emmett2004 (35)F/G1.96/ 6'5''201120121
Kasib Powelln.dSF2.01/ 6'7''200720081
Darvin Hamn.dF/G2.01/ 6'7''199620058
Mark Davis1995 (48)SF2.00/ 6'7''199520005
Cory Carr1998 (49)SG1.91/ 6'3''199819991
Jason Sasser1996 (41)SF2.00/ 6'7''199619992
Geoff Huston1979 (50)PG1.88/ 6'2''197919878
Jeff Taylor1982 (42)SG1.93/ 6'4''198219872
Paul Nolen1953 (29)C2.08/ 6'10''195319541
Keenan Evans2018 (-)PG1.91/ 6'3''--------0

Other NBA draft picks out of Texas Tech 1

19622234Harold HudgensDetroit Pistons
19473545Garland HeadNew York Knicks
19785238Mike RussellKansas City Kings
19765746Rick BullockNew York Knicks
19595984Leon HillMinneapolis Lakers
19566592Jim ReedSt. Louis Hawks
195677111Gene CarpenterRochester Royals
198586416Bubba JenningsDallas Mavericks
198693423Tony BenfordBoston Celtics
1975101611William JohnsonHouston Rockets
197110573Gene KnollePortland Trail Blazers
1982110518Clarence SwanneganSan Antonio Spurs
1985137621Quentin AndersonMilwaukee Bucks
1972192155Greg LoweryChicago Bulls
19802121013Kent WilliamsSeattle SuperSonics
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by the country in which they were playing when drafted or signed if undrafted.
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