Texas Tech Falls to .500|
Jordan Tolbert had a season-high 18 points and career best 13 rebounds against Texas.
January 26, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Julien Lewis scored 18 points and Texas ended a five-game losing streak in the Big 12 with a 73-57 win over Texas Tech on Saturday night.
Ioannis Papapetrou scored 15 points and Demarcus Holland 11 for the Longhorns (9-10, 1-5), who got their first win since Dec. 29 and ended their worst losing streak in the Big 12 since the conference began play in the 1996-97 season.
Sheldon McClellan, Texas' leading scorer on the season, started for the first time in five games and finished with 10 points.
Jordan Tolbert had season high 18 points and 13 rebounds for Texas Tech (9-9, 2-5). HIs 13 rebounds ties his career high, which he set against Oklahoma State last season.
The Red Raiders have lost 17 in a row in Austin dating back to 1996.