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

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