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

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Texas vs. Texas Tech: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Texas 71
(15-16, 2-11 away)
Texas Tech 69
(10-19, 9-11 home)
Venue: United Spirit Arena
4:00PM ET / 1:00PM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Texas 30 35 71
Texas Tech 37 28 69
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Texas S McClellan 27 M Kabongo 9 M Kabongo 4
Texas Tech J Crockett 15 J Crockett 8 D Kravic 5

Texas squared off with Texas Tech on Saturday, Mar. 9 and escaped the Red Raiders 71-69 in overtime. The Longhorns remain undefeated against Texas Tech this season at 2-0. The Longhorns were led by Sheldon McClellan, who put up a career-high 27 points and four rebounds. Julien Lewis also had a decent showing, scoring 15 points and adding six rebounds. For the Red Raiders, Dejan Kravic got 10 points and seven rebounds (5 Ast 4 Blk).

Texas Game Notes

  • Texas has played in six overtime games this season. Over the last five seasons, the Longhorns have played in 16 overtime games with a record of 8-8.
  • The Longhorns have won four close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Texas is 24-30 in close games.
  • The Longhorns have won 83 percent of the time this season (5-1) after recording 44 or more rebounds.
  • Texas has won 75 percent of the time this season (6-2) when its three-point percentage has been 37.5 percent or better.
  • This season Texas has won 80 percent of the time (4-1) when Sheldon McClellan has nine free throws made or more and 83 percent of the time (5-1) when Myck Kabongo has four assists or more.
  • This is the third win of the season where the Longhorns came back after being down at halftime.
  • Sheldon McClellan accounted for 38.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The bench recorded more points (50) than the starters (21).
  • Sheldon McClellan has led the team in scoring in 15 out of 31 games this season.
  • Myck Kabongo has led the team in rebounding in four out of 31 games this season.
  • Myck Kabongo had career highs with nine rebounds and eight defensive rebounds.
  • This marks the eighth 20-point game of Sheldon McClellan's career.
  • Sheldon McClellan had a career high with 27 points.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Ioannis Papapetrou.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Connor Lammert.

Texas Tech Game Notes

  • The Red Raiders have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Texas Tech is 17-28 in close games.
  • The top two rebounders (Jaye Crockett and Dejan Kravic) accounted for 44.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Jaye Crockett has led the team in scoring 12 times and in rebounding 15 times in 29 games this season.
  • Jordan Tolbert has three straight double-digit point games.
TEX PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+S. McClellan372742000
B+Julien Lewis301562102
BConnor Lammert13260010
BMyck Kabongo43794305
BCameron Ridley22670000
CI. Papapetrou30640112
CJaylen Bond5220000
C-Jonathan Holmes22420001
D-D. Holland12200002
-Danny Newsome7000000
TTU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADejan Kravic291075143
AJaye Crockett371582102
BJordan Tolbert301171012
BJ. Williams, Jr.18702200
BTy Nurse21821301
CJosh Gray341111003
CDusty Hannahs27710000
DDaylen Robinson23031001
-T. Gotcher5000000

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