Red Raiders lose in Stillwater

The Texas Tech Red Raiders (16-4, 4-2) suffered their second straight conference loss at the hands of the Oklahoma State Cowboys (15-2, 5-1). Oklahoma State's Tony Allen scored 20 points to lead the Cowboy's to victory. Jarrius Jackson led all scorers with 20 points.

Both teams struggled offensively in the first half. The scored stayed close, with Texas Tech never leading by more than 4 points. Oklahoma State tied the game at 18 points with 5:28 left in the half. Oklahoma State used a 5-point run to take a 28-23 lead with 3:04 left in the half. A late run by the Cowboys stretched their lead to 34-27 at the half.

In the second half the Red Raiders used a 7-0 run to take a 42-41 lead with 12:37 left in the game. Joey Graham scored with 1:49 left to tie game at 64 with 1:49 left in the game. John Lucas scored a layup with 1:07 left to give Oklahoma State a 66-64 lead. The Red Raiders fouled Lucas with 15 seconds left, but Lucas made both free throws to stretch the Cowboy lead to 69-64. Jarrius Jackson drew a foul with 7 seconds left and made both free throws to make the score 68-66. Texas Tech once again fouled Lucas, who made both free throws to give the Cowboys the 70-66 victory.


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