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No. 15 Texas Tech Holds Off Kansas State, 51-47
 

 
Keitha Dickerson passes around Kansas State's Angie Finkes late in the first half of Tuesday's game.
 
Keitha Dickerson passes around Kansas State's Angie Finkes late in the first half of Tuesday's game.
 

Jan. 18, 2000

Box Score

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Katrisa O'Neal and Plenette Pierson scored 14 points each as No. 15 Texas Tech held off Kansas State 51-47 Tuesday night.

Kansas State erased a 14-point deficit in the second half and tied Texas Tech (14-2, 3-2 Big 12) on a 3-pointer by Kim Woodlee. But Aleah Johnson scored to put the Raiders back in front for good.

Kansas State (9-9, 2-3) committed 10 turnovers in the first half and trailed 27-19 at halftime. The Wildcats cut their deficit to three in the first five minutes of the second half as Nicky Ramage scored six points.

Kristin Rethman made a 3 midway in the first half to give the Wildcats a 10-5 lead before Texas Tech went on an 18-1 run to take control.

Rethman scored 14 points to lead the Wildcats and Ramage had 13 before fouling out.

Pierson had a game-high nine rebounds and Johnson added 12 points for Texas Tech.

 

 

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