No. 12 Texas Tech Opens Big 12 With 70-64 Win Over Oklahoma
Jan. 5, 2005
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - LaToya Davis scored 22 points to lead No. 12 Texas Tech over Oklahoma 70-64 in the Big 12 Conference opener for both teams Wednesday night.
Trailing by three, Oklahoma (8-4) had a chance to tie the game at 67 with 30 seconds left, but a shot-clock violation sealed Tech's victory.
Leah Rush led the Sooners with 23 points, and Dionnah Jackson was one assist shy of her second career triple-double. She wound up with her fifth double-double of the season, scoring 13 points and grabbing 13 rebounds. Chelsi Welch added 12 points for Oklahoma.
The Lady Raiders went on a 10-6 run with four minutes remaining in the first half, capped by Erin Grant's buzzer beater that cut Oklahoma's lead to 34-31.
After the break, Tech went on a 7-0 run to take its first lead since the beginning of the game.
A 9-0 run by the Sooners midway through the second half gave them a 55-54 lead before Tech went back ahead.
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