Brad Reese scored 12 of his 17 points after
halftime and short-handed Texas Tech snapped a four-game losing
streak with a 78-69 victory over Baylor on Saturday night.
John Roberson added 16 points for the Red Raiders (12-15, 4-8
Big 12), while David Tairu had 12. Robert Lewandowski had 12 points
and 11 rebounds in 25 minutes.
Mike Singletary, Tech's top rebounder and No. 2 scorer, was out
with a calf injury. Then two of the Red Raiders' post players
fouled out - Jaye Crockett with 15 minutes left, and D'walyn
Roberts with 10 minutes.
The Bears (17-9, 5-7) still trailed the final 26 minutes of the
Baylor was within 64-62 and with the ball after a turnover by
Reese with 3:51 left. But the Bears made three consecutive
turnovers by three different players.
LaceDarius Dunn led Baylor with 21 points.