Fri. Jan 27th, 2023


LUBBOCK, Texas – The Texas Tech Woman Raiders welcome No. 19/16 Oklahoma Wednesday evening for the primary of two matchups between the 2 applications.
 
Coming off a clutch 78-70 victory at Saturday over TCU, the Woman Raiders (13-3, 1-2 Large 12) with a win might pull to 2-2 total in Large 12 Convention play.
 
LAST TIME OUT:
Powered by clutching capturing from the free-throw line, and a few key defensive performs, the Texas Tech Woman Raiders downed TCU, 78-70 Saturday afternoon at Scholmier Enviornment.
 
Over the ultimate almost three minutes of motion, Texas Tech (13-3, 1-2 Large 12) used clutch 8-of-10 capturing and two sturdy defensive performs to shut out the highway win.
 
With the Woman Raiders up 66-65, each groups had been whistled for technical fouls. After TCU (6-8, 0-3 Large 12) knocked down a pair, Bailey Maupin stepped to the road and calmy sank each of Tech’s makes an attempt.
 
On the following Tech possession, ahead Ella Tofaeono related on a layup that gave her staff a 70-67 lead with 2:41 to play.
 
TCU was fouled on its subsequent offensive possession and made one among two to attract to inside 70-68 with 2:20 to play.
 
Tech as soon as once more discovered its solution to the free throw line on the following possession, as Bryn Gerlich nailed a pair to present the Woman Raiders a commanding 72-68 benefit with 2:10 to play.
 
Tofaeono contributed possibly an important defensive play of the ball recreation when she blocked a Horned Frog layup. The publish secured the rebound giving Tech the ball again with 1:55 to play. The ahead was fouled 20 seconds later hitting one-of-two to increase the Tech result in 73-68.
 
After the 2 groups traded defensive stops, a Gerlich driving layup with 51 seconds to go gave Tech a 75-68 benefit.
 
In the long run, Tech rode the momentum to closeout a 78-70 victory.
 
Guard Bre’Amber Scott completed as Tech’s main scorer on her twenty fourth Birthday, scoring 20 factors whereas Gerlich completed with 16. Maupin was Tech’s third participant in double figures, because the freshman completed with 14 factors.
 
Tomi Taiwo completed with a game-high 33 factors for TCU whereas Lucy Ibeh completed with 13 factors on excellent 5-of-5 capturing.
 
In the long run, Saturday’s Tech win featured 20 lead adjustments as the sport was tied 15 totally different occasions. After heading into the break trailing 31-30, Tech outscored TCU 48-39 within the second half.
 
SCOUTING THE SOONERS:
Oklahoma enters Wednesday’s matchup ranked No. 19 total within the nation and with a report of 12-2 total and 2-1 in Large 12 play.   The Sooners recorded their greatest win of the season again on Sunday after they downed then-unbeaten and No. 11 Iowa State, 82-79. Within the victory 4 Sooners reached double-figures led by Ana Llanusa’s 23 factors.  Averaging over 86 factors a recreation, OU enters the week No. 6 within the nation in factors per recreation (86.6) and, No. 3 in assists per recreation (20.2) and No. 11 in 3-pointers made per recreation (9.0).
 
Led by a trio of fifth-year seniors (Llanusa, Madi Williams and Taylor Robertson), OU has 4 gamers averaging no less than 10 factors a recreation, led by Williams’ 16.2. Llanusa averages 12.4 factors adopted by Robertson’s 11.1. The fourth and closing participant averaging in double-figures in Skylar Vann. Vann is averaging 11.0 factors and seven.5 rebounds after incomes 2022 Large 12 sixth Participant of the 12 months honors in 2021-22.  The Sooners have eclipsed 90 factors six occasions this season together with a 95-point efficiency towards Florida and a 98-point explosion aganst West Virginia.

OU has been held to fewer than 80 factors simply twice this season. The Sooners misplaced each of these contests: Utah (78) and Baylor (70).

STORYLINES:

 

WE’LL TAKE THAT:
• Texas Tech has pressured 185 turnovers during the last 10 contests (18.5/recreation) together with a Krista Gerlich Period report 24 vs. Alabama State. As a staff the Woman Raiders have pressured 294 turnovers by way of the seasons first 16 video games (18.4). All of final season Tech pressured simply 396. The Woman Raiders are 12-1 this season when forcing greater than 15 turnovers and have pressured no less than 20 turnovers 5 occasions. Tech didn’t pressure no less than 20 turnovers in a recreation in any respect final season. The Woman Raiders have pressured 15 or extra turnovers in 12 straight video games. 

WE MUST PROTECT THIS HOUSE:

•The Woman Raiders are an ideal 13-0 this season when holding groups to underneath 30 factors within the paint in a recreation. Tech allowed 34 factors within the paint towards JSU, 38 factors within the paint Saturday towards ISU and a season-high 44 towards KU. For the season, opponents are scoring simply 23.0/recreation contained in the paint. Tech has outscored its opponents 450-368 within the paint.

TOUGH SCHEDULE TO START BIG 12 PLAY:

• After opening up with the preseason favorites and top-ranked staff within the Large 12 (Iowa State), Tech traveled to No. 21 KU, the staff with one of the best total report within the Large 12. The Woman Raiders face their third ranked opponent within the first 4 video games when No. 19 Oklahoma involves city.

BRE’S BACK!  

• Senior Bre’Amber Scott is again for her senior season and is taking part in at a excessive degree. After lacking the primary two video games of the season attributable to private causes, Scott made her return to the Woman Raider lineup earlier than the Colorado recreation. Tech is now 11-2 this season in Scott’s 13 video games. The guard missed Tech’s recreation towards Mississippi Valley State, after  going through journey points. Scott was dressed for that contest however didn’t play after pulling into city at round 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning. The guard has regained the staff in points-per-game (14.0) and has grabbed a team-best 80 rebounds. Her 6.2 rebounds a recreation are additionally one of the best on the Woman Raider squad. Scott has additionally made a team-best 66 free throws and has taken a team-high 78 makes an attempt. Scott scored 21 factors and grabbed 11 rebounds for her second career-double vs. KU Scott additionally was an ideal 8-of-8 from the road. Towards TCU Scott scored 20 factors and was 4-of-5 from the road.

BIG JAZZ MAKES AN IMPACT:

• Houston switch Jazmaine Lewis has made an instantaneous impression since transferring to Tech.  After recording simply 5 profession video games with 10+ factors throughout her 68 recreation UofH profession, Lewis already has eight video games with 10+ as a Woman Raider (13 video games). Towards Sam Houston on Dec. 6, Lewis had probably the most environment friendly video games this season by a Woman Raider, when she scored 17 factors in simply 12 minutes of motion. Lewis is capturing 64.0 % (57-89) from the sphere and has set a brand new career-high for factors twice this season (A&M Corpus, Sam Houston). Lewis has scored 137 factors in simply 245 minutes this season. After capturing round 50 % from the road as a Cougar, Lewis is capturing 71.9 % (23-of-32) from the charity stripe this season.

WE MISSED THE BIG KAT:

• Grad scholar Katie “Large Kat” Ferrell made her a lot anticipated return to the lineup towards Sam Houston. After injuring her hand in follow between the A&M Corpus Christi and Jackson State video games, Ferrell missed seven straight video games. Ferrell is the one lively D-I participant within the nation to have recorded 500 profession factors, 500 profession assists and 700 rebounds. Towards MVSU, Ferrell almost had a triple double with out factors, because the UTA switch grabbed six rebounds had seven assists and had 5 steals. Tech is 7-2 when Ferrell performs they usually have outscored opponents by 92 factors in her 187 minutes of motion this season.

 

UP NEXT:
The Woman Raiders hit the highway once more on Saturday after they journey to Manhattan to face Kansas State. Tip-off from Bramlage Coliseum is about for 4 p.m. 

 

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