Kansas State vs. Texas Tech: Recap and Stats

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Kansas State vs. Texas Tech: Recap and Stats
(13) Kansas State 68
(18-4, 5-3 away)
Texas Tech 59
(9-11, 8-8 home)
Venue: United Spirit Arena
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 05, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Kansas State 37 31 68
Texas Tech 29 30 59
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Kansas State R McGruder 18 R McGruder 9 S Southwell 4
Texas Tech J Tolbert 19 D Kravic 7 J Gray 5

On Tuesday, February 5th, Texas Tech got beat at home by No. 13 Kansas State 68-59 in conference play. The Red Raiders stay winless versus AP-Ranked teams at 0-3 for the season. The Red Raiders got 12 points and seven rebounds from Dejan Kravic. Jordan Tolbert had a season-high 19 points and added five rebounds. For the Wildcats, Rodney McGruder got a team-high 18 points and nine rebounds. The next game will be on Saturday, February 9th when Texas Tech (9-11, 2-7 Big 12) goes to Baylor (14-7, 5-3 Big 12).

Texas Tech Game Notes

  • Texas Tech started 9-11 during the 2010 and 1999 seasons (since 1996).
  • TTU beat the spread by 2 points. That makes the 6th time this season the Red Raiders have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, TTU played 41 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 6-35.
  • Texas Tech has lost 100% of the time this season (0-5) after recording 5 or fewer steals.
  • When the opposition commits 9 or fewer turnovers this season, Texas Tech has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 4 or more blocks this season, Texas Tech has lost 80% of the time (2-8).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 43.4% or better this season, Texas Tech has lost 79% of the time (3-11).
  • TTU set season lows for rebounds (20), three-pointers (3), and turnovers (4).
  • Texas Tech has been outshot by their opponents in three-point percentage for the past 6 games.
  • This is the 16th game at home this season--TTU has a -0.4 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Jordan Tolbert accounted for 32.2% of the team's points.
  • Dejan Kravic accounted for 35.0% of the team's rebounds.
  • Jordan Tolbert has led the team in scoring in 3 out of 20 games this season.
  • Dejan Kravic has led the team in rebounding in 6 out of 20 games this season.
  • Jordan Tolbert has 5 straight double-digit point games.

Kansas State Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Rodney McGruder and Angel Rodriguez) accounted for 45.5% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Rodney McGruder and Shane Southwell) accounted for 42.1% of the rebounds.
  • Rodney McGruder has led the team in scoring 10 times and in rebounding 6 times in 22 games this season.
K-State PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ARodney McGruder341891001
BShane Southwell27574011
BM. Irving241041001
BWill Spradling29940010
BThomas Gipson231250003
B-Angel Rodriguez231302002
CJ. Henriquez13120010
-Nino Williams8011000
-Omari Lawrence9010010
-D.J. Johnson5011001
-Adrian Diaz5010000
TTU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADejan Kravic231271121
AJordan Tolbert301950000
BJosh Gray291005201
B-Clark Lammert8610000
CJaye Crockett20430101
CT. Gotcher19112000
D+Ty Nurse19300000
-Luke Adams9300000
D+J. Williams, Jr.19021101
DDusty Hannahs20100000
-Daylen Robinson4000000

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