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Sport No. 8 Texas Tech tips No. 2 W. Virginia, ends 15-game win streak

00:05  14 january  2018
00:05  14 january  2018 Source:   ap.org

No. 22 Texas Tech tops No. 18 Baylor 77-53 in Big 12 opener

  No. 22 Texas Tech tops No. 18 Baylor 77-53 in Big 12 opener LUBBOCK, Texas — Keenan Evans scored 18 points, freshman Zhaire Smith added 15 in his Big 12 debut and No. 22 Texas Tech rolled past 18th-ranked Baylor 77-53 in the conference opener for both teams Friday night.Jarrett Culver finished with 13 points and Niem Stevenson had 11 points and a game-high five assists for the Red Raiders (12-1, 1-0 Big 12) in the first meeting out of 135 with both of these longtime conference rivals ranked.BOX SCORE: TEXAS TECH 77, BAYLOR 53Mark Vital scored 12 points for the Bears (10-3, 0-1), who were missing Big 12 rebounding leader Jo Lual-Acuil because of a left foot sprain.

Texas Tech upset No . 2 West Virginia on Saturday. West Virginia : After struggling in a home win over Baylor earlier this week in the first game with their highest ranking since Jerry West 's senior season in December 1959, the Mountaineers couldn't keep the raucous crowd out of it when it looked

Grier, West Virginia remain undefeated despite late Texas Tech rally. 1:20. Will Grier threw for 370 yards with three touchdowns, Keith Washington thwarted a rally with 51-yard interception return for a score and No. 12 West Virginia held on for a 42-34 win over 25th-ranked Texas Tech on Saturday.

LUBBOCK, TX - JANUARY 13: Zhaire Smith #2 of the Texas Tech Red Raiders dunks the basketball during the first half of the game against the West Virginia Mountaineers on January 13, 2018 at United Supermarket Arena in Lubbock, Texas.© John Weast/Getty Images LUBBOCK, TX - JANUARY 13: Zhaire Smith #2 of the Texas Tech Red Raiders dunks the basketball during the first half of the game against the West Virginia Mountaineers on January 13, 2018 at United Supermarket Arena in Lubbock, Texas.

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Keenan Evans scored 20 points, Brandone Francis had a career-high 17 and No. 8 Texas Tech won the first-ever Top 10 matchup on its home court, beating second-ranked West Virginia 72-71 on Saturday.

Evans hit a lean-in jumper to give the Red Raiders (15-2, 4-1 Big 12) a four-point lead in the final minute and send the first sellout crowd of the season into a frenzy. The Mountaineers had their nation-leading 15-game winning streak stopped.

No. 18 Texas Tech never trails in 85-73 win over No. 10 KU

  No. 18 Texas Tech never trails in 85-73 win over No. 10 KU Kennan Allen scored 15 points, Norense Odiase and Justin Gray had 12 apiece, and No. 18 Texas Tech never trailed in beating No. 10 Kansas 85-73 on Tuesday night for the Red Raiders' first win at Allen Fieldhouse in 18 tries. BOX SCORE: TEXAS TECH 85, KANSAS 73The Red Raiders (13-1, 2-0 Big 12) built a 16-point lead midway through the first half, then found an answer every time the 3-point-dependent Jayhawks (11-3, 1-1) tried to mount a second-half charge.Zach Smith had 11 points and Jarrett Culver contributed 10 for Texas Tech, which has won its first two Big 12 games for the first time in a decade.

Eighth -ranked Texas Tech ended the longest winning streak in the country and created a four-way tie atop the Big 12 Conference on Saturday. Jevon Carter poured in a game -high 28 points for West Virginia , which had won 15 straight games dating back to a season-opening defeat against Texas A

Second -ranked West Virginia takes a 15 - game winning streak and its unblemished record in the Big 12 Conference on the road for a test at No . 8 Texas Tech on Saturday.

BOX SCORE: TEXAS TECH 72, WEST VIRGINIA 71

Jevon Carter scored 28 points -- one off his career high -- for West Virginia (15-2, 4-1). Esa Ahmad added 18 in his season debut following an NCAA academic suspension.

Freshman Zhaire Smith's alley-oop dunk sparked a 12-2 run to help the Red Raiders wipe out an 11-point deficit in the second half. Smith had nine points and eight rebounds.

Francis, a junior transfer from Florida whose only previous double-digit game was 10 in a 34-point blowout over Savannah State, hit two go-ahead jumpers in the closing minutes. The Red Raiders shot 58 percent in the second half while holding the Mountaineers to 33 percent.

There were three lead changes and three ties late in the second half before Niem Stevenson hit two free throws to put the Red Raiders in front for good with 2:07 remaining.

Young's 27 lift No. 9 Oklahoma over No. 8 Texas Tech 75-65

  Young's 27 lift No. 9 Oklahoma over No. 8 Texas Tech 75-65 Trae Young scored 22 of his 27 points in the second half to help No. 9 Oklahoma beat No. 8 Texas Tech 75-65 on Tuesday night. Young, a freshman point guard who leads the nation in scoring and assists, made just 1 of 12 shots in the first half. He drained 6 of 11 in the second to help the Sooners bounce back from a loss to No. 2 West Virginia on Saturday.BOX SCORE: OKLAHOMA 75, TEXAS TECH 65Young also had nine assists and four steals for Oklahoma (13-2, 3-1 Big 12), which won its 11th straight at home. Christian James had 15 points and Khadeem Lattin added 11 points, eight rebounds and seven blocks for the Sooners.

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It was the first time Texas Tech won a Top 10 matchup. Two of the three in school history were this week, starting with a 75-65 loss to No. 9 Oklahoma on Tuesday.

After struggling in a home win over Baylor earlier this week in the first game with their highest ranking since Jerry West's senior season in December 1959, the Mountaineers couldn't keep the raucous crowd out of it when it looked like they were in control.

The surge that got the Red Raiders back in the game was a good illustration of the depth Texas Tech will likely rely on in the Big 12. Five players hit buckets, capped by a 3 from Francis that cut the deficit to 49-48.

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West Virginia: Ahmad's impact was immediate after coming off the bench early in the first half. While the numbers weren't big early, he finished 6 of 12 from the field, hit a couple of 3s and added six rebounds.

Texas Tech: The Red Raiders also probably found another key contributor in Francis. He seemed to relish the moment, staring down his teammates on the bench after each big shot he hit in the second half.

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The No . 8 Texas Tech Red Raiders upset No . 2 West Virginia 72-71 on Saturday at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas , to snap the Mountaineers' 15 - game winning streak . The loss, which dropped West Virginia to 15-2 on the season, was the program's first since it suffered a

A special guest descended upon the field during the final quarter of the Red Raiders' 49-14 manhandling of West Virginia . No copyright intended.

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West Virginia: No. 12 Kansas at home on Monday.

Texas Tech: At Texas on Wednesday.

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