A former basketball player at Wayland Baptist and former head coach of the Texas Tech Lady Raiders, Marsha Sharp spent 24 seasons with the Lady Red Raiders, where she compiled a career record of 572-189 (.752), including a national championship in 1993. From 1992 to 1996, the Lady Raiders won consecutive Southwestern Conference titles. Sharp, a native of Whidbey Island, Wash., was named 1999 Big 12 Coach of the Year after leading Texas Tech to consecutive Big 12 regular season and tournament titles. Under her guidance, Texas Tech advanced to the NCAA postseason 18 times, including the last 16 seasons of her career. She has been named National Coach of the Year by three different organizations and her players have a 99 percent graduation rate. In 2011, Sharp joined Texas Tech as an assistant athletic director. Sharp was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1999 and into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003.