The Lady Raiders used their defense to take control of this game early.
The Tigers improved their offense in the second half, but it was too late to make a difference. The Lady Raiders' offense also picked up in the second half, allowing them to extend the lead throughout the half. Texas Tech won by a final score of 84-50.
The Lady Raiders had a decent offensive performance punctuated by some outstanding individual performances. Plenette Pierson scored a career high 32 points. Pierson said, "I was definitely just out there in just my own little world"
The Lady Raiders played one of their best halves of defensive basketball in the first half. "I was really pleased with our defense all night", said Coach Sharp. Texas Tech held the Tigers to just 13 points in the first half. This defensive performance was a total team effort. The coaching staff had a great game plan that the players executed to perfection. Coach Sharp said, "I thought everyone who played for us really understood our defensive scheme, made some good switches on the perimeter players" The Lady Raiders came into the game wanting to switch on almost every screen. By switching Texas Tech was able to keep the