Notebook: Baylor 66 Texas Tech 42

The Bears handed the Red Raiders their seventh loss of the season sending Tech home for the season. Here are some bits of information from what was truly a shootout.

* Tech finishes the season 5-7 and 2-7 in Big 12 play

 

* Worst finish in Big 12 Conference play since the creation of the Big 12. Tech has never lost 7 conference games in a single season

 

* After starting season 5-2, the Red Raiders lost 5-straight games and four of the five losses came by double-digits

 

* Bears were without Robert Griffin III after the half, despite this fact Baylor still put up 21 points in 13 minutes to pull away.

 

* Eric Wards 16 catches sets a new Texas Tech single game record, breaking the previous record of 15, which was set by Michael Crabtree versus UTEP in 2007

 

* Seth Doege had another 300-yard passing performance, which was his 9th of the year, and marks the first time since Graham Harrell that a Tech QB has had nine 300-yard performances in a season

 

* Eric Ward and Adam James both reeled in 100+ yards in tonight's game receiving which marked the first time that Tech has had two receivers go for more than 100 yards in a single game since Michael Crabtree and Danny Amendola did it against Oklahoma State in 2007

 

FIRSTS

 

* First losing season since 1992 when the Red Raiders finished 5-6 overall

 

* First time Tech has lost seven games in a season since 1990

 

* First loss to Baylor in Big 12 play, last loss to Bears was in Southwest Conference play in 1995

 

SNAPS

 

* Loss snaps an 18-season streak of Bowl Eligible seasons, which ranked 4th among active NCAA streaks

 

* Snaps a 16-cosecutive season streak of winning seasons

 

* Snaps a 15-game win streak against Baylor


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