Lady Raiders Power Past Santa Clara, 63-54|
Jan. 5, 2000
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Keitha Dickerson had 19 points and 12 rebounds in No. 13 Texas Tech's 63-54 victory over Santa Clara on Wednesday night.
Katrisa O'Neal added 18 points for the Lady Raiders, who overcame an 11-point second-half deficit.
Santa Clara (9-3) had a 31-27 lead over Texas Tech (11-1) at halftime and increased the lead until the Lady Raiders started chipping away.
The Lady Raiders tied the game 45-45 with just over seven minutes left.
Aleah Johnson's layup with 6:39 left allowed Tech to take control for the first time since the game's opening minutes.
Texas Tech shot just 36 percent from the field, compared to the Broncos' 56 percent. During the first half, the Broncos made 66 percent of their shots compared to the Raiders' 32 percent.
Annie Garrison led the Broncos with 19 points, and Katie Pursley added 10.