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(15) Texas Tech 70

(9-0, 1-0 away)

Illinois 64

(4-6, 1-1 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 17, 2011

    United Center, Chicago, Illinois

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    #15TTU 27 4370
    ILL 23 4164

    Christine Hyde, Texas Tech hold off Illinois

    Associated Press

    CHICAGO -- Christine Hyde scored 18 points to lead Texas Tech (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today, No. 15 AP) to a 70-64 win over Illinois on Saturday.

    The Lady Raiders made 25 of 35 free throws to hang on against Illinois (4-6). Karisma Penn scored 12 points and Alex Burke had 11 for the Illini.

    The Lady Raiders forced 18 turnovers Texas Tech (9-0) is ranked the highest in the AP poll since they opened the 2005 season at No. 13 and fell to No. 14 on Nov. 21, 2005.

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