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Texas Tech women beat K-State

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at 11:41 p.m.

Texas Tech beat the Kansas State women 59-50 on Wednesday night in Lubbock, Texas.

The Wildcats struggled through a poor-shooting first half, making 5 of 24 shots (20.8 percent). K-State scored the game’s first eight points, then was outscored 27-9 the final 16 minutes, 37 seconds of the half.

Texas Tech stretched its lead to 10 points during the second half. K-State used a 12-2 run to get within 57-50 in the final minute, but couldn’t close the gap further.

Freshman Bri Craig scored a career-high 18 points to lead K-State, hitting 6 of 12 shots. Her teammates made 9 of 37 (24.3 percent). Brittany Chambers added 15 points and nine rebounds.

Kelsi Baker and Jackie Patterson each scored 14 for Tech.

KANSAS STATE (10-4): Texada 2-11 0-0 5, Chambers 4-13 6-9 15, Craig 6-12 3-3 18, White 0-2 4-4 4, Woods 1-3 0-0 2, Brown 0-0 0-0 0, Caron 2-7 2-2 6, Knoll 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 15-49 15-18 50.

TEXAS TECH (11-3): Baker 5-14 4-6 14, Brown 2-7 0-0 5, Hyde 0-5 4-4 4, Morris 3-8 0-1 7, Smalls 1-1 5-6 8, Battle 2-4 0-1 5, Nobles 1-1 0-0 2, Patterson 6-11 2-3 14. Totals 20-51 15-21 59.

Halftime—Texas Tech 27, Kansas State 17. 3-poiners — KS 5-22 (Craig 3-6, Texada 1-6, Chambers 1-6, White 0-1, Caron 0-2, Knoll 0-1), TT 4-12 (Brown 1-3, Morris 1-5, Smalls 1-1, Battle 1-1, Baker 0-1, Patterson 0-1). Rebounds — KS 35 (Chambers 9), TT 36 (Brown 9). Assists — KS 7 (2-Chambers, Woods), TT 9 (Morris 3). Fouls — KS 19, TT 18. A. — 4,133.

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