West Virginia vs. Texas Tech: Recap and Stats

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West Virginia vs. Texas Tech: Recap and Stats
West Virginia 77
(10-11, 3-8 away)
Texas Tech 61
(9-10, 8-7 home)
Venue: United Spirit Arena
1:45PM ET / 10:45AM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
West Virginia 34 43 77
Texas Tech 31 30 61
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
West Virginia E Harris 18 K Noreen 4 J Staten 2
Texas Tech T Nurse 14 J Crockett 5 J Gray 5

On Saturday, February 2nd, Texas Tech allowed 30 points from three-point territory to West Virginia and was punished by the Mountaineers 77-61 in conference play. Texas Tech kept the game close at half, down 34-31, but then West Virginia was able to break it wide open in the second half. The Red Raiders got eight points and five rebounds from Dejan Kravic. Jaye Crockett had 13 points and added five rebounds. For the Mountaineers, Eron Harris got a game-high 18 points and four rebounds. Texas Tech (9-10, 2-6 Big 12) takes on 18th-ranked Kansas State (16-4, 5-2 Big 12) on Tuesday, February 5th at home.

Texas Tech Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:24 left to go.
  • The last time TTU started the season 9-10 was 1999.
  • Texas Tech has lost 86% of the time this season (1-6) after recording 61 or fewer total points.
  • When the opposition records 77 or more total points this season, Texas Tech has lost 88% of the time (1-7).
  • When the opposition records 15 or more free throws made this season, Texas Tech has lost 88% of the time (1-7).
  • When the opposition records 5 or more blocks this season, Texas Tech has lost 80% of the time (1-4).
  • The Red Raiders set a season high for turnovers.
  • The last time TTU recorded at least 22 turnovers was Feb 07, 2012 against Kansas State.
  • TTU set a season low for rebounds.
  • The Red Raiders have turned the ball over more than their opponents in the past 7 games.
  • Texas Tech has been outshot by their opponents in three-point percentage for the past 5 games.
  • This is the 15th game at home this season--TTU has a 0.1 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Ty Nurse and Jaye Crockett) accounted for 44.2% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Dejan Kravic and Jaye Crockett) accounted for 45.4% of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (16) than the starters (4).
  • Dejan Kravic has led the team in rebounding in 5 out of 19 games this season.
  • Jordan Tolbert has 4 straight double-digit point games.

West Virginia Game Notes

  • Eron Harris has led the team in scoring 5 times in 21 games this season.
  • Gary Browne set career highs with a 100% field goal percentage, 3 three-pointers, and a 100% three-point percentage.
  • Aaric Murray has 3 straight double-digit point games.
WVU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AEron Harris361842002
ATerry Henderson10920000
B+Aaric Murray211230123
BJuwan Staten261112201
BDeniz Kilicli24922121
BGary Browne221122305
C+Jabarie Hinds17042202
C+Kevin Noreen24341001
CD. Rutledge11410112
-Aaron Brown8000001
TTU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BDejan Kravic23852021
BJaye Crockett241350302
BJosh Gray311015304
C+Jordan Tolbert251020212
C+Ty Nurse241400103
CClark Lammert6220000
C-T. Gotcher22322002
D+Daylen Robinson11122003
DJ. Williams, Jr.18012002
D-Dusty Hannahs13000202
-Kader Tapsoba3000000

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