LUBBOCK, Texas -- Brad Reese notched his first double-double of the season and Texas Tech ended a three-game losing streak with a 73-56 victory over Texas-Arlington Wednesday night.
Reese, a 6-foot-6 senior, scored 15 points and snared a career-high 16 rebounds.
Tech (6-6) put together one of its best defensive performances of the season. After giving up at least 81 points in each of their last four games, the Red Raiders held the Mavericks (5-5) to 29 percent shooting and 24 first-half points.
Mike Singletary and John Roberson, who returned to the Texas Tech starting lineup, combined for just four field goals. Singletary still scored a game-high 16 points, 12 of which came from the free-throw line.
Texas-Arlington committed 25 fouls and 20 turnovers. The Red Raiders scored 29 points off turnovers and were 25 of 35 from the free-throw line.