Field Rating (PDF)
2/5/2023 | 1 p.m.
Feb. 05 (Solar) / 1 p.m.
STILLWATER, Okla. – Regardless of a career-best 25 factors from Bryn Gerlich in her former stomping grounds, the Texas Tech Woman Raiders fell 86-74 Wednesday evening to Oklahoma State at Iba-Gallagher Area.
Main 70-69 with 5:23 to play, Texas Tech (16-7, 3-6 Large 12 Convention) was outscored 17-4 over the ultimate 5 minutes to fall for the seventh straight time to Oklahoma State (15-7, 5-5 Large 12).
Over the ultimate 20 minutes of play, Gerlich was merely sensational scoring 21 of her 25 factors over that span. Ultimately, the guard was 10-of-13 from the ground and 4-of-6 from 3-point vary. The one factor that slowed the youthful Gerlich down on Wednesday was foul hassle, as the previous Cowgirl performed simply 28 minutes and 10 seconds.
Freshman Bailey Maupin reached double figures for the primary time since Jan. 7, scoring 11 factors earlier than she fouled out. 4 of Maupin’s 5 fouls occured within the closing 10 minutes of motion.
Ultimately, OSU 30 free throws whereas Tech managed simply 14 makes an attempt from the road. Tech was whistled for 27 fouls whereas OSU was referred to as for simply 13.
Okay State positioned 5 of its seven gamers in double-figures led by UTA switch Terryn Milton. Milton scored 22 factors and ended with 9 assists and 6 rebounds. She ended up +17 on the night.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
Behind 5 fast Tech turnovers, OSU obtained off to a robust 9-3 begin with 7:25 to play within the opening quarter.
After Rhyle McKinney made her second 3-pointer of the competition to attract Tech to inside 9-6 with 6:52 to play, OSU scored 9 of the subsequent 11 to take a 15-8 lead with 5:09 to play within the first.
Tech used a triple from Bre’Amber Scott to cap a 12-3 run that gave the Woman Raiders their first lead at 20-18 with 1:21 to play within the first quarter.
OSU answered with the subsequent 4 factors earlier than Tech used a driving layup from Scott to tie the sport at 22-all heading to the second quarter.
Scott scored simply seven factors whole on Wednesday, marking the primary time since Dec. 22 that she didn’t attain double figures.
Within the opening quarter, the Woman Raiders shot a blistering 9-of-10 from the ground and 3-of-4 from three.
Over the primary three minutes and 23 seconds of the second, Tech and OSU traded baskets, as OSU led 30-29 with 6:37 to play within the quarter.
Regardless of the robust begin, Tech allowed Oklahoma State to attain 14 of the ultimate 21 factors of the seconda quarter, because the Cowgirls led 44-36 on the break.
OSU scored 28 of its 44 first half factors within the paint and shot 18-of-29 (62.1 p.c) from the ground.
After a Lexy Keys basket gave OSU its first double-figure lead at 46-36 with 9:15 to play within the third, Tech answered with the subsequent 9 factors to attract to inside 46-45 with 17 minutes and 16 seconds to play.
OSU answered with the subsequent six factors and 10 of the subsequent 12 to take a nine-point (56-47) with 2:31 left within the third.
Then Bryn went work.
The combo-guard scored the subsequent eight factors to chop the OSU result in 58-55 with 75 seconds to play within the third.
Gerlich’s second triple was practically a 30-footer that banked in. The eight-point spurt gave the Texan 12 factors for the quarter as she shot an ideal 5-of-5 from the ground.
OSU answered the Gerlich outburst with three fast factors to take a 61-55 lead heading to the fourth.
Tech used 9 extra factors from Gerlich to surge all the best way again in entrance, 64-63 with 7:50 to go within the ball recreation.
The 2 groups continued to commerce punches down the stretch till OSU used a 16-0 run to surge in entrance 85-70.
Tech was unable to get any nearer than 12 down the stretch, falling 86-74.
COACH SPEAK HC KRISTA GERLICH:
“We misplaced our composure a bit tonight, and we did not execute very properly out of a timeout. OSU did change defenses fairly a bit on us early within the fourth quarter and we did not deal with that properly, which is disappointing as a result of we have been actually good towards zone this season. The primary 5 minutes of the sport we turned the ball over due to what we have been doing. We had 5 turnovers on the primary 5 possessions and it was all us. After that, Oklahoma State performed good protection and obtained after us. They obtained via some passing lanes and took away what we have been making an attempt to do. We had a number of offensive fouls which have been unlucky. I positively do not something away from Oklahoma State as a result of they made us flip the basketball over.”
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE:
• Scott did not an try a free throw for the primary time this season.
• Her seven factors have been the fewest she’s scored in a Large 12 recreation this season.
• Tech shot 51.8 p.c from the ground and made seven 3-pointers.
• The Woman Raiders outscored OSU 21-15 from behind the arc.
• The Woman Raiders have been outscored 48-42 in factors within the paint.
• Tech turned the ball over 22 instances and OSU turned these turnovers into 24 factors.
• Shavers scored 10 factors tonight. It was her eleventh recreation with 10+ factors total and sixth in Large 12 play.
• Katie Ferrell scored a season-high 9 factors. She did nonetheless foul out for the sixth time.
• She shot 4-of-5 from the ground.
The Woman Raiders start the second-half of the Large 12 season when Kansas State involves city on Sunday. Tip-off from United Supermarkets Area is ready for 1 PM. The sport will likely be televised on ESPNU.