Scores

Final

South Dakota 49

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Texas Tech 88

(1-0, 1-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 13, 2009

    United Spirit Arena, Lubbock, Texas

    1 2 T
    SDAK 21 2849
    TTU 42 4688

    Top Performers

    South Dakota: T. Cain 11 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Texas Tech: D. Tairu 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Stl

    Texas Tech 88, S. Dakota 49

    Associated Press

    LUBBOCK, Texas -- David Tairu scored 17 points and Mike Singletary added 15 to lead Texas Tech to an 88-49 victory against South Dakota in the Duel in the Desert tournament Friday night.

    The Red Raiders enjoyed balance on offense, with seven players scoring at least eight points. Darko Cohadarevic collected a game-high 13 rebounds.

    Tairu was 6 of 10 from the floor, including two 3-pointers.

    Texas Tech (1-0) led 42-21 at halftime, and a 20-0 run during the first 6 minutes of the second half gave the Red Raiders a 64-25 cushion.

    Tyler Cain led South Dakota (0-1) with 11 points and nine rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SDAK
    TTU
    Points 49 88
    FG Made-Attempted 17-54 (.315) 34-75 (.453)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-15 (.133) 2-11 (.182)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-24 (.542) 18-25 (.720)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 40

    2009-10 Season

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