Sooners Fall to Tech, 65-75

The Sooners dropped another road game on Saturday night 65-75 to the Texas Tech Red Raiders in Lubbock, but Tommy Mason-Griffin had another huge game.

• After holding Texas Tech to 23 points and .250 field goal shooting in the first half, Oklahoma gave up 52 second-half points on .516 shooting in the second half of a 75-65 loss at Texas Tech.

• The Red Raiders started the game 8-for-35 (.229) from the field but finished 16-for-28 (.571) over the last 17 minutes. After taking a 34-23 lead early in the second half, OU was outscored 52-31 the rest of the way.

• After committing five turnovers in the first half, the Sooners committed 11 in the second. Texas Tech outscored OU 24-7 in points off turnovers (Tech committed eight turnovers on the night).

• OU shot .324 in the first 20 minutes and held a 31-23 advantage. It shot .429 after halftime and was outscored 52-34.

• Freshman Tommy Mason-Griffin netted a career-high 26 points (led all scorers) and tied a career high with 11 rebounds. He was 4-for-9 from 3-point range and is now shooting .500 from behind the arc in OU's five Big 12 games (15-for-30). Mason-Griffin averaged 23.5 points on the week in OU's two road games.

Tony Crocker recorded his sixth career double-double (all in the last 13 games) with 20 points and 13 boards.

• Mason-Griffin and Crocker combined for 46 of the team's 65 points (71 percent).

• The Sooners' Willie Warren did not play due to a sprained ankle.

• OU entered the game shooting .648 from the free throw line in Big 12 play but went 18-for-22 tonight (.818).

• Texas Tech's 31 free throw attempts were the second most by an OU opponent this year.

• The Red Raiders were 0-for-4 from 3-point range in the first half and 7-for-9 (.778) in the second.

• OU returns home Wednesday to play Iowa State at 8 p.m. CST.

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