The team will honor seniors Amanda Dowdy and Karlyn Meyers before the match.
This ranking is the highest in the AP Poll since November 2005, when the team was ranked 14th.
Vaughan received the conference honors following 31 digs in a five-set victory against Baylor last Wednesday.
Tuberville received the award in 2004, after coaching the Auburn Tigers through an undefeated season.
The honor comes after the Red Raiders’ 41-38 victory over the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma.
Gonzalo Escobar lost just one set in winning the 2011 United States Tennis Association/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Texas Regional Singles Championship.
The two teams will have their 32nd match together Saturday at 6:30 p.m. as the Red Raiders go to Lawrence, Kansas.
Last season, Neely led Texas Tech on the mound with a 9-1 record, 2.97 ERA. He had 7 saves, 60.2 innings pitched, 56 strikeouts, and allowed 21 walks without giving up a home run all season.
Bruce Bills has been selected to coach the Tech cheerleading squad after over eight years with the Spirit Program.
Texas Tech University Board of Regents approved a name change for Dan Law Field.