Lawrence, Kang.- 21 points and 10 rebounds from guard Blair Burr ScottThe Texas Tech Lady Raiders fell to District 21 77-59 Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
In setbacks, Texas Tech (12-3, 0-2 Big 12) also had 11 points and 4 rebounds off the freshman jasmine shaver And a season high of 8 points Katie Ferrell.
The difference in the contest was in the paint as Kansas (12-1, 2-0 Big 12) outscored Tech 44-26 Inside.
KU scored 66 of its 77 points from guards Holly Karsgeeter, Zakia Franklin and Tyanna Jackson. Jackson had 15 points, 18 rebounds and 5 blocks.
How it happened:
KU got off to a strong start as the home team scored the first eight points of the game.
Ferrell’s triple caused a 5-2 run as the Lady Raiders tied within 10-5 with 3:22 playing in the first quarter.
KU dominated the rest of the quarter and held the Lady Raiders scoreless for the rest of the quarter. A defensive effort allowed KU to enjoy a 15-5 lead after ten minutes.
Tech scored the first two and four of their first six points in the second before KU used an 8-0 run to take a 25-9 lead with 7:22 left in the first half .
Tech tied nine of their next 11 points within 27-18 and answered with 2:44 remaining, but Jackson and the Jayhawks scored the final five points to lead 32-18 at the break. did.
Twenty minutes into the game, the Lady Raiders were plagued by 6-of-24 shooting and 1-of-8 range shots.
In the first 20 minutes of momentum, KU scored 8 of their first 13 points to lead 40-23 with 6:46 remaining.
Tech tried to creep into the game again with a pair of baskets from the front Jazzmain Lewis They cut their 17-point deficit to just 9 points (40-31) and took 3rd place with 4:06. Lewis has 4 points and 5 rebounds.
KU answered quickly with the next four points to go up 44-31, but a McKinney triple with 2:35 playing third brought Tech within 44-34 with 2:35 playing third. I was.
Momentum soon returned to the Jayhawks, who scored 5 and 6 of the next 10 points to take a 51-38 lead in fourth place.
After scoring just 18 points in the first two quarters, the Lady Raiders managed to score 20 points, largely due to being nine points off four KU turnovers.
In the fourth, KU won 5 of their first seven and 10 of their first 17, extending their lead to 61-42 and playing the ball game with 6:47.
After a Scott triple put the Lady Raiders within 61-45, KU scored 8 of 10 to take a game-high 22-point (69-47) lead with 3:32 remaining.
Under the stretch, Tech came close to within 18 points on two occasions, but were unable to do so as KU pulled off a 77-59 win.
The Lady Raiders wrap up their two-game road swing at TCU on Saturday afternoon. Tips from the Schollmaier Arena are set for 5pm