Scores

Final

Baylor 71

(11-3, 1-0 Big 12)

Texas Tech 59

(8-8, 0-1 Big 12)

Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

2:00 PM ET, January 8, 2011

United Spirit Arena, Lubbock, Texas

1 2 T
BAY 32 3971
TTU 26 3359

Top Performers

Baylor: P. Jones III 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 5 Stl

Texas Tech: J. Roberson 14 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Baylor puts away Texas Tech in Big 12 opener

Associated Press

LUBBOCK, Texas -- LaceDarius Dunn and Perry Jones III scored 20 points each to lead Baylor past Texas Tech 71-59 on Saturday.

Texas Tech overcame a 12-point deficit in the second half to take its first lead of the game on a free throw by David Tairu with 7:10 remaining.

But the Bears (11-3, 1-0 Big 12) toughened and used a 20-2 run to seal the win down the stretch. The Red Raiders (8-8, 0-1) went more than 4 minutes without a basket.

Dunn scored seven points in the run.

Jones, a freshman, tied his career scoring high. He made 8 of 9 baskets and was 4 of 6 from the line.

John Roberson scored 14 points to lead the Red Raiders. Tairu added 13, hitting hit 4 of 9 3-pointers.

After shooting no free throws in the first half, the Bears finished 12 of 15 from the line.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BAY
TTU
Points 71 59
FG Made-Attempted 25-54 (.463) 19-53 (.358)
3P Made-Attempted 9-19 (.474) 8-20 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 12-15 (.800) 13-15 (.867)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 17 1

2010-11 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 8, 2011 BAY 71, @TTU 59Recap
Feb 19, 2011 TTU 78, @BAY 69Recap