June 19, 2006 The Texas Tech Men`s basketball team will play this November in the Guardians Classic. The Red Raiders will be one of four regional hosts and hold the first two rounds at the United Spirit Arena. The regional hosts in the Guardians Classic will be Texas Tech, Stanford, Marquette, and Duke. The tournament will have sixteen teams from sixteen different conferences. The tournament begins November 12, with the semi-finals and finals being played in Kansas City on November 20-21. The remaining 12 teams will be announced later this summer along with the complete Red Raider Basketball schedule.