Scores

Final

(6) Texas 65

(20-3, 8-1 Big 12)

Texas Tech 44

(12-11, 4-5 Big 12)

9:00 PM ET, February 6, 2006

United Spirit Arena, Lubbock, Texas

1 2 T
#6TEX 32 3365
TTU 21 2344

Top Performers

Texas: P. Tucker 18 Pts, 17 Reb, 2 Ast, 5 Stl

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

Texas aims to continue success at Lubbock, on road

No. 8 Texas (19-3) at Texas Tech (12-10) 9:00 pm EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (Ticker) -- Daniel Gibson and Texas would like to keep the good times rolling against their intrastate foe.

Gibson and the eighth-ranked Longhorns seek their seventh win in their last eight games here when they face Texas Tech on Monday.

Since Rick Barnes became the program's 23rd coach before the 1998-99 season, Texas (19-3, 7-1 Big 12) has almost completely dominated Texas Tech, posting a 14-2 mark. That mastery was driven home by an 80-46 romp of the Red Raiders at home on January 17.

In that game, Gibson continued his stellar track record of playing well against Texas Tech, hitting four 3-pointers en route to 16 points. In three career games against the Red Raiders, the sophomore guard is averaging 19.3 points while hitting 12-of-18 (67 percent) on his shots from the arc.

Holding a 1 1/2 game lead in the Big 12 standings after a loss by both Oklahoma and Colorado on Sunday, the Longhorns can build upon that lead with yet another road win. Texas is 5-1 away from home this season, including a 69-58 victory over then-No. 4 Memphis on January 2.

Texas has posted each of those road wins by more than 10 points.

Texas Tech (12-10, 4-4) avoided a second straight loss with a 73-55 win over Missouri on Saturday. Jarrius Jackson scored 22 points, pulled down 12 rebounds and handed out five assists without a turnover.

Martin Zeno also scored 22 points for the Red Raiders, who have won their last six games at home.

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School Info

 
TEX
TTU
Conference Big 12 Big 12
Nickname Longhorns Red Raiders
Type Public Public

2005-06 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Jan 17, 2006 @TEX 80, TTU 46Recap
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