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Red Raiders Hold Off North Texas, 69-64

Ty Nurse (File Photo)

Ty Nurse (File Photo)

Robert Lewandowski led Texas Tech on Wednesday after connecting on 7-of-7 from the free throw line.

Nov. 16, 2011

Red Raider Recap
North Texas 64
Texas Tech 69

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34 30 64
37 32 69
Stats Comparison
FG Made-Attempted 23-63 22-49
3P Made-Attempted 1-16 2-11
FT Made-Attempted 17-21 23-25
Steals 12 4
Blocks 1 5
Fouls 18 17
Largest Lead 511
Stat Leaders
Jones - 31Points Lewandowski - 17
Franklin - 6Rebounds Crockett - 9
Jones - 3Assists Crockett - 3

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Robert Lewandowski scored 17 points, converting all seven free throw attempts, to lead Texas Tech over North Texas 69-64 on Wednesday night as the Red Raiders withstood a late rally.

Chris Jones led North Texas with 31 points, shooting 12 of 13 from the foul line.

The Mean Green (1-1) cut the Red Raiders' lead to one three times in the final 2 minutes, but Texas Tech hit a pair of free throws after each North Texas basket during the stretch to put the lead back to three.

North Texas went on two 5-minute field-goal droughts early in the second half, letting the Red Raiders (2-0) balloon a three-point halftime lead to a 53-40 cushion midway through the second half.

For the game, North Texas shot 36 percent, including a 1-for-16 mark from beyond the 3-point line.



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