Kansas vs. Texas Tech: Recap and Stats

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Kansas vs. Texas Tech: Recap and Stats
Kansas 60
(14-1, 2-0 away)
Texas Tech 46
(8-6, 7-6 home)
Venue: United Spirit Arena
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Kansas 27 33 60
Texas Tech 25 21 46
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Kansas B McLemore 16 J Withey 8 E Johnson 5
Texas Tech J Crockett 14 J Crockett 8 J Gray 3

Texas Tech took a home loss to No. 6 Kansas 60-46 in conference play in a game where they had 16 turnovers. The Red Raiders are still looking for their first win over an AP-Ranked team this season (0-2). The Red Raiders got nine points and eight rebounds from Dejan Kravic. Jamal Williams, Jr. had a team-high 11 points. Travis Releford finished with 12 points and three rebounds for the Jayhawks. The next game will be on Wednesday, January 16th when Texas Tech (8-6, 1-2 Big 12) heads to Oklahoma (11-3, 2-0 Big 12).

Texas Tech Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 2:37 left to go.
  • The last time TTU started the season 8-6 was 2005.
  • TTU beat the spread by 4.0 points. That makes the 4th time this season the Red Raiders have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, TTU played 40 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 6-34.
  • The Red Raiders have lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after having a field goal percentage of 35.4% or worse.
  • Texas Tech has lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after recording 8 or fewer free throws made.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 46.3% or better this season, Texas Tech has lost 83% of the time (1-5).
  • TTU set season lows for field goals made, steals, and total points.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--TTU has a 1.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Jamal Williams, Jr. and Dejan Kravic) accounted for 43.4% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Dejan Kravic and Jordan Tolbert) accounted for 46.4% of the rebounds.
  • Dejan Kravic has led the team in rebounding in 3 out of 14 games this season.

Kansas Game Notes

  • Kansas won, but did not cover the spread.
  • The top two scorers (Kevin Young and Travis Releford) accounted for 43.3% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jeff Withey and Ben McLemore) accounted for 42.3% of the rebounds.
  • Jeff Withey has led the team in rebounding 9 times in 15 games this season.
  • Travis Releford has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • Ben McLemore has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Kevin Young has 3 straight double-digit point games.
KU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATravis Releford331231300
B+Kevin Young241440200
BJeff Withey311270012
BBen McLemore291042121
CJamari Traylor10030200
CNaadir Tharpe19611102
CElijah Johnson35514004
C-Perry Ellis13120100
TTU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADejan Kravic20981013
C+J. Williams, Jr.311102203
C+Jordan Tolbert24850012
C+Josh Gray25624002
CT. Gotcher9230000
CJaye Crockett28342101
C-Dusty Hannahs25310000
-Kader Tapsoba8210000
D+Daylen Robinson15211002
DTy Nurse15011001

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