LUBBOCK, Texas -- Brad Reese collected 15 points and eight rebounds as Texas Tech beat Louisiana-Monroe 86-67 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
A 14-2 Texas Tech run spanning almost five minutes of the second half took the air out of the Warhawks. Jaye Crockett put an exclamation point on the Red Raiders victory with a right-handed tomahawk dunk with 1:46 remaining.
It was the 11th consecutive opening-game win for Texas Tech.
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