Postgame Notes: No. 4/3 Kansas 79, Texas Tech 42
Jordan Tolbert led the Red Raiders with 16 points against Kansas on Monday night.
March 4, 2013
Texas Tech failed to reach 50 points for the fourth time this season. The 42 points is the fewest scored by the Red Raiders since netting 38 against Texas A&M last season.
The Red Raiders are now 0-13 against Kansas in Lawrence and 4-24 all-time against the Jayhawks.
Texas Tech extended its streak of consecutive games with a three pointer to 74 games, despite going just 1 of 15 from beyond the arc. Dusty Hannahs converted the lone trey after finishing 1 of 6.
The Red Raiders eclipsed 68 percent from the free throw line for the first time in five games. Texas Tech was 13 of 19 (68.4 percent).
Texas Tech committed less than 15 turnovers for the seventh straight games. The last time the Red Raiders put together a streak of 14 or less turnovers was for nine straight game from Jan. 20 to Feb. 23, 2010.
Texas Tech shot a season-low 26.4 percent from the field (14-of-53). It is the lowest field goal percentage in a game since shooting 26.2 percent (16-of-61) against Kansas State on Jan. 11, 2003.
Jordan Tolbert recorded his 30th career double-digit scoring effort against Kansas. He had 16 points on 5-of-9 shooting and 6-of-11 from the line. He has scored in double figures in four of the last six games. Tolbert is also the only Red Raider averaging double figures in league play, chipping in 10.5 points per night.
Dejan Kravic’s streak of consecutive games scored ended against Kansas, as the junior failed to score for the first time this season. He had scored in 27 consecutive games.
Dusty Hannahs recorded his sixth 30-plus minute game of the season. After not starting the first eight games of the season, Hannahs has stepped up his play. He was second in scoring against Kansas with seven points.
Jaye Crockett appeared in his 90th career game on Monday, finishing the night with five points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals.