Ashley Wirz, 1340TheFan.com

Texas Tech Red Raider Basketball lost for the eighth straight game on Saturday falling to Iowa State 86-66.

It doesn’t get easier for the Red Raiders as they hit the court tonight taking on the 13th ranked Kansas State Wildcats. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. on ESPNU.

Texas Tech is currently on it second losing of at-least eight games in back to back seasons.

The Wildcats are coming off an 81-69 victory over the Texas Longhorns in Austin and sit at 22-5 on the season and 11-3 in the Big 12 Conference in a first place tie with Kansas.

The Wildcats defeated Texas Tech earlier this season in Lubbock 68-59. Rodney McGruder led K-State with 18 points while Jordan Tolbert led Texas Tech in scoring with 19 points.