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Javarez Willis led the Red Raiders in scoring with 17 points on Saturday.
Feb. 18, 2012
- The starting lineup for today’s game Ty Nurse, Javarez Willis, Luke Adams, Robert Lewandowski and Jordan Tolbert. It was the third straight game this lineup was used this season and the fourth time this season. Overall, it is the 12th different starting lineup used this season.
- This is the 26th meeting between Kansas and Texas Tech. Kansas leads the all-times series 22-4. The Jayhawks lead the series in Lawrence, 12-0.
- Junior Ty Nurse extended the Red Raiders’ streak of consecutive games with a 3-pointer to 41 straight. Texas Tech connected on 6-of-12. Nurse finished the night 3-of-3 from 3-point range, while Javarez Willis was 3-of-7.
- Texas Tech used seven players in the first half – Ty Nurse, Javarez Willis, Luke Adams, Robert Lewandowksi, Jordan Tolbert, Jaye Crockett and DeShon Minnis. Clark Lammert, Terran Petteway and Jaron Nash saw action in the second half against Kansas. It is the 13th time this season that 10 player have entered the lineup for Texas Tech.
- Kansas is the only opponent to shoot better than 50 percent against the Red Raiders this season has done it twice. Kansas shot 50.9 percent against Texas Tech on Jan. 11 in Lubbock. Tonight the Jayhawks shot 56.3 percent.
- Javarez Willis finished the night with 17 points to lead the team in scoring for the seventh time of the season. Willis was 6-of-10 from the field and 2-of-2 from the line. It was Willis’ 15th career double-digit scoring effort.
- Jordan Tolbert notched 12 points, four rebounds, one block, one steal and one assist on the night. It was Tolbert’s 13th game this season with at least 10 points.
- Ty Nurse was 4-of-5 from the field against Kansas, including 3-of-3 from 3-point range, and finished with 11 points. It was his 11th double-digit scoring effort this season.
- Texas Tech was a perfect 8-of-8 from the line on Saturday, but did not shoot at least 10 free throws in a game for the fourth time this season.
- Texas Tech shot 50 percent (6-of-12) from 3-point range against Kansas, marking the sixth time this season the Red Raiders have shot at least 50 percent from beyond the arc.
- The Red Raiders’ seven steals were the most by Texas Tech in a Big 12 game this season.