Red Raiders Travel To Waco To Face Baylor

February 8, 2013

GAME INFO: Texas Tech Game Notes | Baylor Game Notes | Big 12 Notes | Gametracker
Opponent: Baylor Bears
Date/Time: Saturday, February 9, 2013 / 3 p.m.
Location: Waco, Texas (Ferrell Center / 10,347)
Radio: Texas Tech Sports Network from Learfield Sports
Brian Hanni (Play-By-Play) and Chris Level (Analyst)
Satellite Radio: Sirius (137) / XM (192) - Baylor Broadcast
Television: Big 12 Network / WatchESPN.com
Brad Sham (Play-by-Play), Stephen Howard (Analyst)
Channel: Lubbock (KMYL-14) Suddenlink (6/HD106)
AT&T U-Verse (14/HD1014), Dish Network (14)
On The Web Live in-game statistics and other coverage can be found at www.texastech.com
Rankings: Texas Tech: None. Baylor: None.
Head Coaches: Texas Tech: Chris Walker (Career: 9-10 in one season; At Texas Tech: Same).
Baylor: Scott Drew (Career: 189-142 in 11 seasons; At Baylor: 169-131 in 10 seasons).
The Series:
This is the 125th meeting between the two schools. Texas Tech leads series, 74-50.

Texas Tech Quick Hits

The Last Meeting
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January 8, 2013
Lubbock, Texas
Red Raiders Drop Contest To Baylor, 82-48
Pierre Jackson scored 18 points to lead Baylor to an 82-48 win over Texas Tech Tuesday night. Cory Jefferson and Isaiah Austin each added 17 points, with Jefferson also grabbing eight rebounds for the Bears (10-4, 2-0 Big 12). Brady Heslip added 11 points. Jaye Crockett led the Red Raiders (8-5, 1-1) with 13 points. Freshman Josh Gray added eight points. The Bears went on a 24-5 run, led by Jefferson and Jackson, which lasted over eight minutes in the middle of the first half. Baylor used a 22-7 stretch in the second half as they continued to wear the Red Raiders' defense out.

•    What a difference a day makes. The Red Raiders are 8-3 during weekday games and 1-8 in games played on the weekend.

•    This is the 150 all-time meeting between Texas Tech and Baylor, with the Red Raiders holding a 74-50 advantage. Baylor has won six of the last seven meetings between the two teams.

•    Prior to Texas Tech's win at TCU on Jan. 5, the last Red Raider Big 12 road win came in Waco, when Texas Tech topped Baylor 78-69 on Feb. 19, 2011.

•    Texas Tech is looking to win three Big 12 games for the first time since 2011.

•    Baylor will be the seventh RPI Top 50 opponent in the last nine games. Texas Tech has run the gauntlet of seven games against RPI Top 50 teams - Baylor (45), Kansas (3), Oklahoma (21), OSU (38, Iowa State (37), Kansas State (24) and Baylor (46).

•    Texas Tech finished the non-conference portion of its schedule 7-4. It was the longest homestand in program history at 11 games.

•    Texas Tech is averaging 68.9 possessions per game and 0.97 points per possession, while Baylor is averaging 69.9 possessions and 1.08 points per possession. Last season, Texas Tech averaged 0.92 points per possession.

•    Jaye Crockett is one of the nation's top Sixth Men in the Power Six conferences in terms of scoring (12.3 points) and rebounding (7.4 rebounds). Crockett has led the team in scoring 11 times this season.

•    The Red Raiders have three players averaging close to 10 points per game - Jordan Tolbert (9.6), Dejan Kravic (9.4) and Josh Gray (9.4). Over the last five games, Tolbert is averaging 14.0 points and 6.2 rebounds, while Gray is averaging 10.5 points and 4.0 assists per game.

•    Texas Tech had a season-low four turnovers against Kansas State. It is the fewest turnovers a Red Raider teams has committed in a games since March 3, 2004 against Missouri at the United Spirit Arena, when Texas Tech also committed just four turnovers. There were 287 games played between four-turnover games for the Red Raiders.




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