Lady Raiders Suffer Season-Ending Loss to TCU, 81-74
March 26, 2008
LUBBOCK, Texas - Keisha Walker had 16 points and Jordan Murphree added 14, but it wasn't enough for the Texas Tech Lady Raiders as they suffered an 81-74 loss to TCU in the third round of the Postseason WNIT tonight.
In a game that saw 13 lead changes and 11 ties, the Lady Frogs (23-11) jumped out to a 10-point lead at 19-9 in the first seven minutes of play. Tech (17-16) battled right back going on a 15-2 run to take the lead. From that point, the game changed leads four times and was tied three times before the Lady Raiders took a four-point lead at the half at 46-42.
Tech got its biggest lead of the game at 51-44 on a jumper by Walker just two and half minutes into the second half. A layup by TCU's Danielle Nunn knotted the game at 51 at 15:26. The lead changed several times during the next 10 minutes before the Lady Frogs took the lead for good with 5:50 remaining in the game.
On the night, Tech shot 42.9 percent from the field, hitting 27-63 shots, while TCU was 47 percent from the field (31-66). The Lady Frogs outrebounded the Lady Raiders 39-34. Tech did shoot a season-best 91.7 percent from the free throw line as they connected on 11-of-12 free throw attempts.
Stanecia Graham was the only other Lady Raider in double figures with 11 points.
Adrianne Ross led TCU with 23 points.