Kansas State (5-6, 1-2) vs. No. 18 Texas Tech (8-3, 1-2)
United Supermarkets Enviornment, Lubbock, Texas; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 18 Texas Tech appears to be like for its seventh straight win over Kansas State at United Supermarkets Enviornment. The final victory for the Wildcats at Texas Tech was a 60-56 win on Feb. 25, 2014.
FEARLESS FRESHMEN: Kansas State’s Nijel Pack, Selton Miguel and Davion Bradford have mixed to attain 37 % of the group’s factors this season and have accounted for 39 % of all Wildcats scoring during the last 5 video games.
SPARKING THE OFFENSE: Mike McGuirl has straight created 44 % of all Kansas State discipline objectives during the last three video games. McGuirl has 14 discipline objectives and 19 assists in these video games.
WINNING WHEN: Texas Tech is an ideal 5-0 when the group information at the least 14 offensive rebounds. The Purple Raiders are 3-3 this season once they fail to achieve that mark.
ASSIST RATIOS: The Wildcats have lately used assists to create baskets extra usually than the Purple Raiders. Texas Tech has an help on 37 of 79 discipline objectives (46.8 %) throughout its previous three matchups whereas Kansas State has assists on 54 of 75 discipline objectives (72 %) throughout its previous three video games.
DID YOU KNOW: The Texas Tech protection has allowed solely 56.3 factors per recreation to opponents this season, rating the Purple Raiders fifth amongst Division I groups. The Kansas State offense has averaged 65.9 factors via 11 video games (ranked 230th, nationally).
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