Texas Tech - Houston Notes
Dec. 30, 2012
TEXAS TECH – HOUSTON POSTGAME NOTES
Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012
United Spirit Arena, Lubbock, Texas
- Tonight’s attendance was 4,854.
- There were four changes during the game.
- There were six ties during the game.
- Houston’s largest lead was 4 (11-7) at 15:01 in the 1st Half.
- Texas Tech’s largest lead was 34 (86-52) at 1:36 in the 2nd Half.
- Texas Tech is now 10-2 on the season and 8-0 at home.
- Texas Tech is 36-14 all-time vs Houston.
- Kristy Curry is now 298-140 overall in 14 seasons as a head coach.
- Kristy Curry is now 119-89 in 7 seasons as the head coach at Texas Tech.
- Kristy Curry is now 4-1 all-time against Houston.
TEXAS TECH STARTING LINEUP (GAMES STARTED THIS SEASON)
Texas Tech’s win on Sunday was the 48th consecutive non-conference win at home, dating back to Dec. 4, 2007 when the Lady Raiders lost to Houston, 66-63.
DOUBLE THE FUN
Junior forward Kelsi Baker scored 10 points and was in double digits for the eighth time in nine games. Baker scored in double digits all of only seven times in the previous 65 games heading into this season.
Senior point guard Monique Smalls started her 112th consecutive game for Texas Tech on Sunday. Smalls owns the nation’s longest consecutive starting streak among active players. She’s trying to become only the second Lady Raider to start every game all four seasons. Erin Grant started 128 games from 2002-06.
Texas Tech held Houston to just nine field goals in the first half. It was the 12th time Texas Tech held an opponent to nine or less field goals in a half this season. Houston becomes the 11th of 12 opponents Tech has faced this season to be held to 56 points or less.
COUNTDOWN TO 1,000
Senior guard Casey Morris scored 13 points and had five rebounds and two assists in the win Sunday. Morris now has 988 career points, needing only 12 to hit the 1,000-point mark.
All 11 active players on the Texas Tech roster scored on Sunday, marking the first time all active players scored during a game this season.
Texas Tech’s 86-point total was the most by the Lady Raiders this season. Tech scored 81 against New Orleans on Nov. 25 in Lubbock. It was the most points scored since beating UT-Arlington, 88-48 on Dec. 7, 2011.
SEASON-HIGH FOR NOBLES
Junior forward Shauntal Nobles scored a season-high seven points in 13 minutes and had four rebounds. She’s scored 17 points in her last three games after missing the first six games due to an illness.