Notebook: Baylor 82, Texas Tech 48

Notebook: Baylor 82, Texas Tech 48

Notes from the Red Raiders loss to the Bears on Tuesday night inside the United Spirit Arena.

-       Baylor defeated Texas Tech 82-48 on Tuesday night inside the United Spirit Arena

-       Tech fell to 8-5 overall and 1-1 in Big 12 Conference play

-       Baylor improved to 10-4 overall and 2-0 in Big 12 play

-       Game Attendance: 6,385

 

13 = Luck for Crockett

 

Only one Red Raider was able to reach double-digits in scoring against Baylor as potential sixth-man of the year junior Jaye Crockett went 4-for-13 from the field and 3-for-6 from beyond the arc for 13 points.

Crockett in two conference games has scored 13 points in both outings.  The 13 points was tops on the team marking the 10th game this season where Crockett has led the Red Raiders in scoring.

The Clovis, New Mexico native has now reached double figures in nine of his last 10 games.

The three 3-pointers marks a new career-high for Crockett.

 

Missing the Mark

 

The Red Raiders as a team struggled from the field against Baylor, going 18-for-59 for the game giving them a 30.5 field goal percentage.

The 30.5 percent shooting from the field marks the lowest in a game all season for the Red Raiders.

Previous low this season for the Red Raiders came in the loss to Arizona on December 1, when Tech shot just 34.9 percent from the field.

 

Above Average

 

Baylor entered the game with three of their five starters averaging double-digits in scoring with senior Pierre Jackson leading the way averaging 19.9 points per game entering the contest.

Baylor had four players reach double-digits, Jackson leading the way with 18 points.

Jackson has now scored in double-digits in 22-straight games.

Other Bears to reach the plateau were freshman Isaiah Austin with 17, passing his average of 14.8 points per game, and junior Corey Jefferson, who averaged 14.1 points per game, went for 17 as well.

Junior guard Brady Heslip, who averaged 9.5 points per game, finished above his season average as well with 11 points on 4-for-5 shooting.

 

Bite of the Bear

 

Overall Texas Tech leads the all-time series 74-49 and 45-16 in Lubbock following the loss, but Baylor has owned the Red Raiders in the past few meetings.

The Bears have won six of the last seven meetings, this win extending the winning streak for Baylor three games dating back to the last time Tech won back on February 19, 2011.

The last three games have all been won by double-digits.

 

Rock Chalk on Deck

 

The road for the Red Raiders does not get easier as the No. 6 Kansas Jayhawks come into the United Spirit Arena.

Tech and Kansas are set to tip off at 3 p.m. and the game can be seen on the Big 12 Network.

 

 

Teams

1st

2nd

Final

Baylor

42

40

82

Texas Tech

23

25

48

 

Team Leaders

 

  Texas Tech                                     Baylor

 

PTS                             J. Crockett   13                    P. Jackson 18

REB                            T. Gotcher    7                     R. Gathers 11

AST                             J. Gray            3                     P. Jackson   7

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