Postgame Notes: Iowa State 86, Texas Tech 66
Jaye Crockett recorded his eighth double-double of the season against Iowa State.
February 23, 2013Recap | Final Stats
Iowa State takes the all-time lead in the series, 12-11. The Cyclones lead the series in 7-3 in games played in Ames.
The Red Raiders have strung together four straight Big 12 game in which they have scored at least 60 points for the first time since February 2011.
A season-high six different players connected on a 3-pointer against Iowa State on Saturday, as the Red Raiders hit 7 of 25 from behind the arc. The previous high had been five against Arizona, Grambling State and Omaha.
The Red Raiders one offensive rebound in the first half and zero second chance points. In the second half, Texas Tech had 10 offensive rebounds and 11 second chance points.
The Red Raiders entered the game against Iowa State averaging 14.9 turnovers per game. Over the last four games, Texas Tech has committed less than that average - Oklahoma State (14), West Virginia (13), Oklahoma (10) and Iowa State (12).
Freshman Josh Gray recorded his second consecutive 20-point effort, as he connected on 7-of-15 from the field, 2-of-6 from 3-point range, 4-of-7 from the line, while adding four assists, two rebounds and two steals.
Josh Gray's back-to-back 20-point efforts are the first since Jordan Tolbert recorded four straight 20-point games during the non-conference schedule last season. The last player to have back-to-back 20-point games in conference play was Mike Singletary in 2011 at Iowa State (33) and against Oklahoma State (25).
Junior Jaye Crockett recorded his eighth double-double of the season and the 11th of his career after recording 13 points and pulling down 11 rebounds against the Cyclones. Crockett is fifth in the Big 12 this season in double-doubles this season. He also ranks tied for third in career 10-rebound games with 12 in the Big 12 Conference.
Junior Dejan Kravic reached double figures for the eighth time this season, finishing the game with 10 points on 3 of 5 from the field and 4 of 6 from the line. He also added four rebounds, three blocks and two steals. Kravic now has 34 blocks on the season. It is the most for a Red Raider since D'walyn Roberts had 44 in 2010.