Red Raiders Fall To Longhorns, 71-67, In OT|
Jaye Crockett had a game-high 16 points to lead Texas Tech.
Feb. 25, 2012
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Julien Lewis scored 15 points and hit the go-ahead basket in overtime to lead Texas over Texas Tech 71-67 on Saturday.
The Longhorns led by 14 points in the first half and were lucky to come away with a win. They trailed 67-61 in overtime before J'Covan Brown hit two free throws and Lewis hit a 3 to pull within 67-66.
Texas Tech turned the ball over the next three possessions, while Texas (18-11, 8-8 Big 12) got a layup from Lewis to go up 69-67. Myck Kabongo and Brown got three free throws combined down the stretch.
Willis hit a jumper with 16 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the score at 59. Lewis turned the ball over on Texas' ensuing possession, but the Red Raiders couldn't convert.