Sooners' skid continues with loss to Texas Tech

Emmett leads Tech as OU's falls to 0-3 in Big 12 play with a 67-47 loss Monday night in Lubbock. The Sooners' 0-3 conference start is the worst since the 1980-81 season.

One year and two losses to Oklahoma after the infamous 'clock gate' game in Norman, Bob Knight and Texas Tech finally got their revenge.

Andre Emmett led the Red Raiders with 21 points as No. 18 Texas Tech extended their winning streak to 11 games and helped push No. 21 Oklahoma's losing streak to four with a 67-47 loss Monday night in Lubbock.

The loss also marks the Sooners third straight conference loss and first 0-3 start in conference play since the 1980-81 season.

Oklahoma took an early lead midway through the first half when Drew Lavender three-pointer from the wing put the Sooners up 11-8. But a six minute scoring drought and a 10-0 run immediately following Lavender's three helped Tech take a 27-19 lead at halftime.

Emmett started the second half by hitting three of four free throw attempts and Tech opened up their first double-digit lead early in the second half. The Sooners would later cut the lead to eight with 17:37 to go on a Jason Detrick three-pointer, but that would be as close as OU would get as Tech led by as many as 23 points late in the second half.

Poor shooting and turnovers also hurt the Sooners once again. OU turned the ball over 16 times and shot just 33 percent (19-for-56) from the floor, while the Red Raiders shot 50 percent (23-for-46).

Detrick came off the bench to lead the Sooners with 11 points and redshirt freshman Larry Turner was a bright spot off the bench with nine points and eight rebounds.

With the loss the Sooners fall to 10-4 overall and 0-3 in conference play. Tech improves to 3-0 in Big 12 play and 15-2 overall.

Next up for the Sooners is Kansas State Saturday in Norman. Tip-off is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. CST at the Lloyd Noble Center.

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