Postgame Notes: Texas Tech 91, Omaha 63
Jaye Crockett had a career-high 22 points and 10 rebounds to lead Texas Tech past Omaha.
November 14, 2012
Texas Tech Starters, Josh Gray, Trency Jackson, Jamal Williams, Jr., Dejan Kravic and Jordan Tolbert. It is Tolbert’s 31st career start. It was the second career start for Gray, Williams and Kravic, while Jackson made his first.
Texas Tech head coach Chris Walker became the seventh head coach in program history to start 2-0 at the helm of the program, joining Dell Morgan (1931), Bob Bass (1969), Gerald Myers (1971), Bob Knight (2001), Pat Knight (2008) and Billy Gillispie (2011).
Texas Tech has now scored 89 points in consecutive games to start the season for the first time since the start of the 1981-82 season, when the Red Raiders defeated Louisiana Tech (89-75) and Texas Wesleyan (119-89).
For the second straight game 10 different Red Raiders scored, led by Jaye Crockett’s 22 points. It was the seventh time Crockett has led Texas Tech in scoring during his career.
Texas Tech had 16 assists and eight turnovers on the night. It is the first time since Nov. 12, 2010 that the Red Raiders had a 2-to-1 assist to turnover ratio.
Sophomore transfer Trency Jackson saw his first action of the season and recorded his first career start. He finished the night with eight points, five assists, five rebounds and two steals.
Freshman Josh Gray recorded his second consecutive double-digit scoring effort with 15 points on the night. He added seven rebounds, four assists and two steals in 24 minutes.
Junior Dejan Kravic recorded a career-high 20 points on 9 of 11 shooting to go along with six rebounds.
Junior Jaye Crockett had a career-high 22 points and 10 rebounds. It was his fifth career double-double and his 19th career double-digit scoring effort.
Texas Tech had 10 steals for the second consecutive game.
Tonight Jaye Crockett had 22 points and Dejan Kravic had 20 points. It was the first time two players scored 20 points in a game since March 6, 2010, when Mike Singletary (21) and Nick Okorie (34) did it at Colorado.