LUBBOCK, Texas – The Texas Tech Girl Raider basketball group tallied its second-straight win and first street win of the season on Wednesday evening, defeating Kansas, 75-65, at Allen Fieldhouse. It marks this system’s first Huge 12 win streak since 2017.
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Girl Raiders used a balanced offensive assault to knock off the Jayhawks, with six gamers scoring 5 or extra factors and 4 scoring in double figures. Sophomore Alexis Tucker completed one level off her season excessive with 17 factors to associate with 5 rebounds and two steals.
Lexi Gordon scored 15 factors—together with seven within the fourth quarter—in addition to 4 rebounds, an help and a steal. Vivian Gray completed one rebound wanting tallying her second-straight double-double and fifth of the 12 months with 14 factors and 9 rebounds in addition to a pair of assists. Naje Murray tallied her second-straight sport in double figures, additionally posting 4 assists. Bryn Gerlich led the group in assists with 5, additionally scoring 5 factors and flattening three rebounds.
Texas Tech made probably the most of Kansas’s 17 turnovers, scoring 27 factors off the Jayhawk turns whereas limiting themselves to solely 12. The Girl Raiders additionally scored 19 second probability factors on 15 offensive rebounds.
It was a back-and-forth first half, because the groups mixed for six ties and two lead adjustments within the first 20 minutes of motion. It was the Girl Raiders who would head into the halftime locker room with the lead, nonetheless, forcing misses on six of the Jayhawks’ final seven shot makes an attempt of the second interval to push their result in 32-28 on the break.
The Girl Raiders pressured 11 Kansas turnovers within the first half, in comparison with solely six of their very own which proved to be vital as each groups shot within the mid-30’s percentage-wise over the primary and second quarters.
After Kansas outscored the Girl Raiders, 22-18, within the third quarter, the 2 groups went into the fourth quarter tied up at 50 apiece.
The sport turned because the Girl Raiders ran off a 10-0 run halfway by means of the ultimate quarter, spurred by Tucker, Grey, Gordon and Jackson. The run stretched their result in 10 with beneath three minutes to play and would primarily put the sport out of attain for the Jayhawks.
Texas Tech will wrap up its two-game street journey this Saturday once they journey to Fort Value to wrap up the season sequence towards TCU. The sport is scheduled for 1 p.m. on ESPN+.