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Texas Tech tops Baylor to end four-game skid

WACO, Texas -- Brad Reese scored 12 of his 17 points after halftime and short-handed Texas Tech snapped a four-game losing streak with a 78-69 victory over Baylor on Saturday night.

John Roberson added 16 points for the Red Raiders (12-15, 4-8 Big 12), while David Tairu had 12. Robert Lewandowski had 12 points and 11 rebounds in 25 minutes.

Mike Singletary, Tech's top rebounder and No. 2 scorer, was out with a calf injury. Then two of the Red Raiders' post players fouled out -- Jaye Crockett with 15 minutes left, and D'walyn Roberts with 10 minutes.

The Bears (17-9, 5-7) still trailed the final 26 minutes of the game.

Baylor was within 64-62 and with the ball after a turnover by Reese with 3:51 left. But the Bears made three consecutive turnovers by three different players.

LaceDarius Dunn led Baylor with 21 points.