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Red Raiders Fall to Oral Roberts, 72-56

Jordan Tolbert
Jordan Tolbert

Jaron Nash contributed six points off the bench against Oral Roberts.

Red Raider Recap
Texas Tech 56
TCU 72

Box Score | Notes
20 36 56
TCU 37 35 72
Stats ComparisonTexas TechTCU
FG Made-Attempted 23-46 20-45
3P Made-Attempted 1-7 9-19
FT Made-Attempted 9-15 23-32
Steals 4 9
Blocks 1 2
Fouls 25 17
Largest Lead 4 20
Texas Tech Stat Leaders TCU
Tolbert - 21Points Morrison -26
Tolbert - 9Rebounds Bell-Holter - 10
Wagner - 5Assists Pearson - 4

Dec. 22, 2011

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Dominique Morrison scored 16 of his 26 points in the second half to lead Oral Roberts past Texas Tech 72-56 on Thursday night.

Morrison had six points in a clinching 9-0 run late in the game. Warren Niles added 16 points for the Golden Eagles (9-4).

Jordan Tolbert led the Red Raiders (5-5) with 21 points and nine rebounds. It was Tolbert's third straight 20-point game and fourth of the season. Robert Lewandowski added 10 points and six rebounds in the loss.

Oral Roberts was not seriously threatened in the second half, but Texas Tech cut its deficit to 58-49 on Jaron Nash's layup with 6:44 left. Niles countered with a 3-pointer, and Morrison followed with a three-point play and another 3-pointer for a 68-49 lead.

Morrison made two free throws to give Oral Roberts its largest lead, 71-51, with 1:15 remaining.

The Golden Eagles rode a 19-2 first-half run, including seven points by Damen Bell-Holter, to a 37-20 halftime lead en route to their first-ever victory over Texas Tech.

Texas Tech returns to action on Dec. 27, when the Red Raiders host Cal State-Bakersfield at 7 p.m. at the United Spirit Arena.



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