The Red Raiders started the game shorthanded, but managed to keep the game close for the first 12 minutes, but the lack of depth became apparent as the half ended.
The Longhorns dominated the second half, extending their lead to as much as 23 points late in the game. Texas Tech would fight back late in the game, but the effort wasn't enough to put the outcome in doubt.
When you take away the leading scorer on a team that already has offensive problems, you expect the offensive production to take a serious hit. This is exactly what happened tonight, as the Red Raiders never got their offense in rhythm without Andre Emmett. Robert Tomaszek led Texas Tech with 14 points. Kasib Powell and Will Chavis contributed 12 points a piece in the losing effort. Tomaszec's production was the lone bright spot in tonight's game. If he can become a consistent scorer, the Red Raiders might be able to finish the regular season on a high note.
The Red Raiders played a solid game on defense. Some of the problem areas we have seen all season did make appearances in this game. The first problem was losing shooters. In this case, Brandon Mouton managed to get wide open looks. These shots allowed