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Texas Tech Fans Storm Court After Win Over West Virginia

Texas Tech fans storming the court.

Texas Tech fans rushed the court.

Court stormings have been a part of the college basketball game for as long as we can remember. Wins over top teams have that kind of affect on all of us fans.

However, there are times when it's questionable to rush the court. Let's say you're a top 10 team at home and you take down the No. 2 team in the country.

Would you rush the court? Well, that's exactly what Texas Tech fans did. The Red Raiders sat at No. 8 in the country entering a game against No. 2 West Virginia.

Texas Tech finished well, beating out Bob Huggins' Mountaineers over the final few minutes to secure a victory. Immediately after the win, and possibly before the final whistle, Red Raiders fans stormed the court.

Many watching the game questioned the fans' judgement. Texas Tech was a 4.5-point favorite entering the game, and was at home. Did the fans have the right to rush the court?

A few people didn't think so.

For context, West Virginia dropped its season-opener, but entered today's game on a 15-game win streak. Knocking off the No. 2 team in the country with the longest win streak, and that team just so happens to be a conference rival?

It's tough to say what the fans should have done.