Tech rolls to 20-point win at Okay-State

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Tech rolls to 20-point win at Okay-State

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Powered by a 37 factors and 11 rebounds from Bre’Amber Scott and 26 factors from guard Jasmine Shavers, the Texas Tech Girl Raiders rolled to an 85-65 victory over Kansas State Saturday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum.
 
Within the largest Massive 12 highway 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 closing 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’ college file without spending a dime throws made in a recreation is nineteen (Jan. 29, 1992 vs. Houston).

 

To not be out achieved was Shavers, who shot of 10-of-16 discipline and likewise 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 practically 19 minutes of motion.

 

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

 

Guard Brylee Glenn led the Wildcats in scoring, because the guard scored 24 factors.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED:

After Okay-State scored 4 of the primary six factors to steer 4-2 with 8:07 to play within the opening quarter, Tech used back-to-back buckets to take a 6-4 lead with 7:15 to play.

 

Okay-State took its closing lead at 7-6 when Jaelyn Glenn hit a 3-pointer simply three minutes into the ballgame.

 

The Girl Raiders would rating 14 of the ultimate 19 factors of the interval due largely to the heroics of Scott and Shavers.

 

Tech’s 14-5 run was began by a Shavers’ driving layup and ended with 12 of 14 factors being scored by the duo.

 

The run allowed the Girl Raiders to take a 20-12 lead into the second quarter of motion, as Scott and Shavers every scored eight factors within the interval.

 

A pair of free throws from Scott, broke the ice for the Girl Raiders within the second interval. The 2 factors from the guard gave Tech its first double-figure lead of the sport at 22-12 with 9:34 left within the first half.

 

After Okay-State responded with an 8-2 run to attract to inside 24-20 with 8:10 to play within the second, Shavers and Scott powered the Girl Raiders to fifteen of the following 17 factors.

 

The 15-2 run gave Tech a 39-22 lead with 3:56 to play within the half.

 

After Okay-State answered with a layup, Shavers nailed a triple to provide the Girl Raiders a 42-24 lead with 2:45 to play within the second quarter.

 

Okay-State tried to crawl again into the sport because the Wildcats scored seven of the ultimate 9 factors to shut to inside 44-31 on the break.

 

Within the first 20 minutes of play, Scott scored 18 factors and grabbed six rebounds whereas Shavers was proper behind her teammate with 17 factors on 6-of-8 capturing.

 

The duo outscored Okay-State 35-31 within the opening 20 minutes.

 

Okay-State expended its run to 10-2 with a second-half opening 3-pointer to get again to inside 10 (44-34), however Tech scored the following 5 factors on an-one from Scott and a layup from Shavers to take a 49-34 lead with 8:19 left within the third.

 

After Okay-State went on a 9-6 run to chop the Tech result in 55-43, Tech used a clutch triple from guard Rhyle McKinney to cap a 9-1 spurt that introduced her groups’ result in 20 for the primary time (64-44).

 

The 2 groups traded buckets of the ultimate two minutes and 26 seconds as Tech took a 66-48 lead into the fourth and closing interval.

 

Okay-State opened the fourth the primary factors to chop Tech’s result in simply 66-53, 45 seconds into the interval, however a fast 7-0 run from Scott and Shavers shortly elevated the Girl Raider lead again as much as (73-53) with 7:14 to play.

 

The Wildcats answered with six of the following seven over the following 1:59 of motion to get to inside 74-59, however Scott scored Tech’s 9 factors to place the Girl Raiders up 83-63 with 2:34 to play.

 

After scoring simply 5 factors within the third quarter, Scott hit her first 4 photographs of the fourth interval, dropping 14 of Tech’s 19 factors within the closing interval.

 

With the victory, the Girl Raiders have now gained back-to-back Massive 12 highway video games for the primary time for the reason that 2012-13 season after they downed Texas and West Virginia.

 

COACH SPEAK (HC KRISTA GERLICH):

“This was an enormous highway win for us in a spot that is extraordinarily tough to play in. I’ve a lot respect for [K-State head coach] Jeff Mittie and what he does. Our children got here out and performed with lots of battle and energy. They performed with lots of poise and adopted our gameplan to a tee. I am actually happy with the consistency we performed with tonight. We have performed properly at instances within the Massive 12 this 12 months however this was our greatest 40 minutes in our 5 convention video games to date. Numerous the credit score goes to Bre for being within the zone and being in assault mode. She performed inside herself and performed nice protection. We had a lot of completely different children step up immediately, and I am actually happy with this win.”

 

Bre Scott:

“I simply needed to come back out immediately and assist lead my workforce to a victory. We actually wanted this win and everybody contributed and performed nice. Kilah got here in and performed nice. As a real freshman, our coaches have saved telling her to do what she’s been doing. She got here in and adopted the sport plan properly, however Kilah all the time performs inside herself and doesn’t attempt to do something that she does not factor is her sturdy go well with. She rebounded it very well for us and obtained some simple buckets, and she or he performed some nice protection. As a freshman to come back in on an enormous stage that is big. Hopefully her efficiency tonight offers her much more confidence to maintain contributing for us. After which, Jazz Shavers performed nice for us tonight as properly. She took nice photographs and hit some huge photographs for us. Her shot was actually working properly. These two performed inside themselves and had an amazing night time.”  

 

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE:

• After not recording a double-double within the first 81 video games of her profession, Scott now has two within the final 9 video games.

• Along with her 37-point efficiency, the senior has now scored 119 factors in 5 Massive 12 video games this season (23.8 per recreation).

• In six video games towards Energy-5 competitors, Scott has scored 133 factors (22.2).

• The guard is now capturing 86-of-101 from the stripe.

• Tech is 5-1 when she makes an attempt at the very least six free throws and 7-2 when she scores at the very least 15 factors.

• This week, Scott scored 60 factors on 17-of-25 capturing (68.0 %) from the ground and 20-of-23 (87.0 %) from the free throw line.

• The Girl Raiders gained a Massive 12 recreation by 10+ for the primary time this season. Tech’s final double-figure convention recreation got here final 12 months at OU (97-87/Feb. 16, 2022).

• Tech’s 20-point win was its largest towards a Massive 12 foe since Tech downed Oklahoma State 109-79 again on Feb. 1, 2020.

• The Girl Raiders are actually 10-0 when scoring 30+ factors within the paint. Tech outscored Okay-State 36-32 within the paint tonight.

• Tech is now 14-0 when permitting 32 or fewer paint factors and 0-4 when a workforce scores at the very least 34.

 

UP NEXT:

The Girl Raiders return house on Wednesday when The College of Texas at Austin involves city. Tip-off from United Supermarkets Area is about for 7 p.m.