Sat. Feb 4th, 2023


LUBBOCK, Texas — The Texas Tech Woman Raiders return to United Supermarkets Area Wednesday when No. 25 Texas makes its annual journey to Lubbock.
 
Seeking to win in opposition to the Horns for the third consecutive season for the primary time since 2006-09, Texas Tech enters Wednesday’s contest at 14-4 general, essentially the most general wins within the Massive 12 Convention.
 
With a victory on Wednesday evening, Tech might transfer to 3-3 in Massive 12 play and would file a win over a top-25 opponent for the third consecutive season.
 
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

MATCHUP: Texas Tech Woman Raiders (14-4, 2-3 Massive 12) vs. No. 25 Texas (13-5,  4-1 Massive 12)
DATE: January 18, 2022
TIME: 7 p.m.
LOCATION: Lubbock, Texas (United Supermarkets Area)
 
LAST TIME OUT:
Powered by a 37 factors and 11 rebounds from Bre’Amber Scott and 26 factors from guard Jasmine Shavers, the Texas Tech Woman Raiders rolled to an 85-65 victory over Kansas State Saturday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum.
 
Within the largest Massive 12 street victory since 2011, Texas Tech (14-4, 2-3) notched its first victory in Manhattan over the Wildcats (12-6, 1-4 Massive 12) since 2015.
 
In what turned out to be a profession efficiency for each Scott and Shavers, the guards scored their 63 factors on simply 30 shot makes an attempt. Scott and Shavers scored 35 of Tech’s remaining 42 factors of the primary half.

Scott narrowly missed tying Sheryl Swoopes’ free throws made file, because the sixth-year guard was an unimaginable 17-of-19 from the road. Swoopes’ faculty file without spending a dime throws made in a sport is nineteen (Jan. 29, 1992 vs. Houston).

 

To not be out carried out was Shavers, who shot of 10-of-16 area and in addition grabbed 4 boards.

 

Each Scott and Shavers shattered their earlier career-highs. True freshman Kilah Freelon additionally shines, scoring a career-best eight factors in almost 19 minutes of motion.

 

Main for 36 minutes and 42 seconds of a attainable 40 minutes, the Woman Raiders shot 28-of-53 from the ground (52.8 %) and 22-of-26 from the charity stripe.

 

SCOUTING THE ‘Horns 

• The red-hot Longhorns enter Wednesday’s contest tied with No. 12 OU for first place within the Massive 12. Texas has gained back-to-back video games and 10 of 11 general. Sporting top-of-the-line level margins within the nation, Texas enters the sport averaging 78.7 factors per sport and is permitting simply 53. UT ranks contained in the top-50 in each scoring offense (26) and scoring protection (41). The ‘Horns almost +16 level margin is ninth within the nation.

• In Lee’s absence, the Wildcats have turned to a extra guard oriented assault, as Ok-State’s 5 main scorers are all guards. Oklahoma switch Gabby Gregory has led the best way this season for Ok-State, because the guard leads the Massive 12 Convention in scoring averaging almost 21 factors per sport (20.8).

• Caring for the ball might be crucial for the Woman Raiders on Wednesday evening as UT forces over 22 turnovers a sport (22.4). Texas additionally would not flip the ball over a lot, because the Horns are ranked eleventh within the nation in turnover margin (6.4).

• As is a staple with Vic Schaefer groups, UT boasts one of many high level guards within the nation in Rori Harmon. A Freshman All-American in 2021-22, Har­mon ranks contained in the top-25 within the nation in assists (96), and is averaging 10.9 factors, 4.8 rebounds and seven.4 assists.

• Among the finest rebounding groups within the nation, UT is averaging over 15 o-boards per sport. UT leads the Massive 12 in offensive rebounds and checks in at No. 21 general.

 

STORYLINES:

EARLY SPRING CLEANING

• Regardless of it being the guts of winter, the Woman Raiders did a little bit of spring cleansing this week after they swept Massive 12 weekly awards. Guard Bre’Amber Scott took house B12 Participant of the Week honors whereas Jasmine Shavers was named Massive 12 Freshman of the Week for the third time this season. Scott and Shavers are the primary duo to brush weekly awards since Plenette Pierson and Erin Gran in 2003. Scott averaged 30.0 factors per sport final week whereas Shavers dropped 19.0 factors.

DYNAMIC DUO

• Scott (37) and Shavers (26) mixed for 63 factors on Saturday, essentially the most by a Woman Raider duo since 2002 when Jia Perkins (41) and Plenette Pierson (31) mixed for 72 factors. The duo had been a mixed 19-of- 30 from the ground. Scott and Shavers scored 35 of Tech’s remaining 42 factors within the first half.

BRE’S ON FIRE

• Senior Bre’Amber Scott is again for her senior season and is enjoying at a excessive stage. After lacking the primary two video games of the season because of private causes, Scott made her return to the Woman Raider lineup earlier than the Colorado sport. Tech is now 12-3 this season in Scott’s 15 video games. The guard leads the crew in points-per-game (16.1) and has grabbed a team-best 95 rebounds. Her 6.3 rebounds a sport are additionally the most effective on the Woman Raider squad. Scott has additionally made a team-best 86 free throws and has taken a team-high 101 makes an attempt. In 4 Massive 12 video games, Scott has scored 121 factors, reaching 20 in 4 straight video games. Scott is main the Massive 12 in convention solely scoring checking in at 24.2 factors per sport. Scott is taking pictures 35-of-41 (85.4) from the road this season and the Woman Raiders are 4-1 when she reaches 20 factors this season.

WE’LL TAKE THAT

• Texas Tech has compelled 218 turnovers during the last 12 contests (18.5/sport) together with a Krista Gerlich Period file 24 vs. Alabama State. As a crew the Woman Raiders have compelled 294 turnovers by the seasons first 16 video games (18.4). All of final season Tech compelled simply 396. The Woman Raiders are 12-1 this season when forcing greater than 15 turnovers and have compelled at the very least 20 turnovers 5 instances. Tech didn’t pressure at the very least 20 turnovers in a sport in any respect final season

LOCKING DOWN THE 3-PT ARC

• Tech has carried out a terrific job of defending the 3-point arc this season. Groups are taking pictures simply 30.3 % from distance in opposition to the Woman Raiders. Particularly, the Woman Raiders have carried out a terrific job just lately. Aside from final Saturday’s sport at TCU the place the Horned Frogs shot 10-of-21 from distance, Tech’s opponents haven’t made double-figure threes since Center Tennessee again on Nov. 25. Tech held OU’s potent 3-point assault to simply 8-of-24 from distance. In reality, the Sooners had been simply 6-of-22 after making their first two makes an attempt. Ok-State shot simply 7-of-30 in opposition to the Woman Raiders on Saturday.

WE MUST PROTECT THIS HOUSE

• The Woman Raiders are an ideal 14-0 this season when holding groups to below 32 factors within the paint in a sport. On Wednesday, OU scored 42 factors within the paint, essentially the most Tech has allowed in a sport this season. The Woman Raiders allowed 34 factors within the paint in opposition to JSU, 38 factors within the paint Saturday in opposition to ISU and a season-high 44 in opposition to KU. For the season, opponents are scoring simply 23.0/sport contained in the paint. Tech has outscored its opponents 508-442 within the paint.

TOUGH SCHEDULE TO START BIG 12 PLAY

• After opening up with the preseason favorites and top-ranked crew within the Massive 12 (Iowa State), Tech traveled to No. 21 KU, the crew with the most effective general file within the Massive 12. The Woman Raiders confronted their third ranked opponent within the first 4 video games when No. 19 Oklahoma got here to city. The primary 4 house video games for the Woman Raiders might be in opposition to the top-four crew within the Massive 12 Preseason ballot. Tech hosts preseason No. 3 UT on Wednesday earlier than internet hosting Baylor on Jan. 29. The Woman Raiders are additionally in stretch of three straight ranked house opponents. The span started on Dec. 31 when Iowa State got here to city and continued with OU final week.

CHARITY WORK PAYS OFF

• The Woman Raiders are an ideal 5-0 this season when making at the very least 20 free throws. Each of Tech’s victories in convention play have featured 20+ made free throws. In victories this season, Tech is taking pictures 75.8 % from the road. 4 Woman Raiders are taking pictures higher 82 % from the road led by Bailey Maupin’s 55-of-60 taking pictures (91.7). Bryn Gerlich is subsequent at 36-of42 (85.7 %) adopted by Bre Scott’s 86-of-101 (85.1). Jazz Shavers is the ultimate Woman Raider over 82 % at 32- of-39 (82.1 %).

 

WE MISSED THE BIG KAT

• Grad scholar Katie “Massive Kat” Ferrell made her a lot anticipated return to the lineup in opposition to Sam Houston. After injuring her hand in apply between the A&M Corpus Christi and Jackson State video games, Ferrell missed seven straight video games. Ferrell is the one energetic 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 8-3 when Ferrell performs and 6-1 when she data three or extra assists.

 

UP NEXT:

The Woman Raiders hit the street for the third consecutive Saturday after they journey to West Virginia. Tip-off from Morgantown is about for Midday (CT).

 

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