Postgame Notes: No. 13/13 Kansas Sate 75, Texas Tech 55
Josh Gray has scored in 26 consecutive games for Texas Tech.
February 26, 2013
Texas Tech had its third best shooting performance of the Big 12 season, hitting 22 of 48 shots from the field for 45.8 percent. The top two performances came at TCU (.479) and against West Virginia (.476). Last year in Manhattan, Texas Tech had its worst shooting performance of the year, hitting 28.9 percent from the field.
The Red Raiders committed just 14 turnovers against the Wildcats on Monday. It marked the fifth straight game and the sixth time in seven games that Texas Tech has committed less than 15 turnovers. Heading into the game again K-State, Texas Tech was averaging 14.8 turnovers per game. Over the last seven games, Texas Tech is averaging 12.0 turnovers per game.
For the second time this season, Texas Tech only recorded 20 rebounds against Kansas State. In the first meeting, K-State out-rebounded Tech 38-20. In Manhattan, The Wildcats outrebounded the Red Raiders 41-20. It is the lowest rebounding total for Texas Tech all season and the largest
For the 12th time this season, the Red Raiders failed to shoot at least 65 percent from the free throw line. Texas Tech was 6 of 12 from the line (50.0 percent).
Jaye Crockett recorded his fourth straight double-digit scoring effort with 11 points against Kansas State. The 11 points is also a personal best against the Wildcats. Conversely, Crockett was held to season-low one rebound.
Dusty Hannahs led the team in scoring for the second time this season with 14 points. Hannahs connected on 5 of 8 from the field and 2 of 4 from beyond the arc. He also tied his career highs for rebounds (4) and steals (2) in his fifth career 30-plus minute game.
Jordan Tolbert recorded his 10th game of the season with seven or more rebounds.
Daylen Robinson came off the bench to dish out five assists for the first time since TCU earlier this season. It is his third five-assist performance of the season.