Texas Tech vs. Kansas: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Texas Tech vs. Kansas: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Texas Tech 42
(10-18, 1-8 away)
(4) Kansas 79
(26-4, 19-2 home)
Venue: Allen Fieldhouse
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 04, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Texas Tech 20 22 42
Kansas 45 34 79
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Texas Tech J Tolbert 16 J Crockett 6 J Crockett 3
Kansas J Withey 22 J Withey 9 E Johnson 12

Texas Tech was easily defeated by No. 4 Kansas 79-42 in conference play on a night when they mustered only 26.4 percent from the floor. The game was pretty much decided at halftime, with Kansas up 45-20. The Red Raiders are still looking for their first win over an AP-Ranked team this season (0-6). Jordan Tolbert put up a team-high 16 points and three rebounds in a losing effort. Dusty Hannahs had seven points. Jeff Withey finished with a game-high 22 points and nine rebounds for the Jayhawks. Texas Tech (10-18, 3-14 Big 12) takes on Texas (13-15, 5-10 Big 12) on Saturday, Mar. 9 at home.

Texas Tech Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 14:51 left to go.
  • Prior to this game, TTU played 44 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 6-38.
  • Texas Tech has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-4) after recording 23 or fewer rebounds.
  • Texas Tech has lost 79 percent of the time this season (3-11) after committing 14 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 53.3 percent or better this season, Texas Tech has lost 100 percent of the time (0-7).
  • When the opposition records 18 or more assists this season, Texas Tech has lost 100 percent of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition records 79 or more total points this season, Texas Tech has lost 90 percent of the time (1-9).
  • TTU set season lows for field goal percentage (26.4), three-pointers (one), three-point percentage (6.7), and total points (42).
  • Texas Tech has been outshot by their opponents in free throw percentage for the past five games.
  • Jordan Tolbert recorded a team season high in free throws attempted with 11.
  • Jordan Tolbert accounted for 38.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jaye Crockett and Dejan Kravic) accounted for 43.4 percent of the rebounds.
  • Jordan Tolbert has led the team in scoring in five out of 28 games this season.
  • Jaye Crockett has led the team in rebounding in 15 out of 28 games this season.

Kansas Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Jeff Withey and Kevin Young) accounted for 45.5 percent of the points.
  • Jeff Withey has led the team in scoring eight times and in rebounding 20 times in 30 games this season.
  • This game was the third double-digit assist game of Elijah Johnson's career.
  • Elijah Johnson set a career high with 12 assists.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Jeff Withey's career.
  • Jeff Withey has 14 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jeff Withey set a career high with eight field goals made.
TTU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJaye Crockett19563301
B-Jordan Tolbert251630000
CDusty Hannahs31711000
C-Kader Tapsoba11220011
D+T. Gotcher11201000
-Luke Adams5200201
D+J. Williams, Jr.22430013
D+Josh Gray25421003
DDejan Kravic15040002
DClark Lammert11000100
DTy Nurse13000100
D-Daylen Robinson12001002
KU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jeff Withey252290040
AKevin Young241461221
AElijah Johnson307312102
ATravis Releford281352100
APerry Ellis13670102
ABen McLemore281352100
-A. White III7020000
-Rio Adams6110000
DJamari Traylor13210115
DNaadir Tharpe14011002
-Justin Wesley4010001

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