Texas Tech 70, Florida A&M 56

Monday, December 31, 2012 1:00 PM
Location - United Spirit Arena, Lubbock, Texas
Officials - Darron George, Keith Kimble, Jon Stigliano
Attendance - 5404

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Florida A&M 24 32 56
Texas Tech 37 33 70

Recap

Texas Tech 70, Florida A&M 56: Josh Gray and Trency Jackson each scored 10 points and the Red Raiders used a 15-3 run late in the first half to pull away and eventually subdue the visiting Rattlers.

Leading 22-21 with 3:25 remaining in the opening half, Texas Tech (7-4) got a pair of 3-pointers from Dusty Hannahs during the decisive spurt. Jordan Tolbert tallied nine points and a season-high 10 rebounds for the Red Raiders while Dejan Kravic added eight points and a career-high nine boards.

Despite shooting just 39.2 percent from the field, Texas Tech shot a season-best 81.8 from the free throw line, converting 27-of-33. The Red Raiders, who lead the Big 12 in steals (9.9), tallied 11 - led by Gray's four.

Florida A&M (4-9), which led by as many as seven early in the first half, dropped its third straight on its five-game road swing. Jamie Adams led the Rattlers with 22 points.

NOTEBOOK: Jaye Crockett, the top scoring sixth man among the BCS conferences at 16.2 points, had just five to snap a string of nine straight games in double figures. ... Texas Tech leaves Lubbock for the first time this season when it travels to TCU on Saturday for the Big 12 opener against one of the league's newcomers. ... Florida A&M finished 0-5 against schools from BCS conferences and is winless in nine games against members of the Big 12.

Florida A&M Rattlers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jamie Adams 32:00 8-20 2-7 4-5 0 2 2 2 3 5 6 0 22
Jamari Bradshaw 26:00 3-8 1-3 0-0 1 3 4 2 1 2 3 0 7
Walter Davis 17:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 2 2 4 0 2 0 0 2 0
Reggie Lewis 32:00 4-14 2-4 0-0 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 10
Markee Teal 24:00 2-7 0-0 0-0 2 4 6 0 5 0 2 0 4
Trey Kellum 18:00 3-4 0-0 1-4 1 2 3 0 5 1 1 1 7
Onyekachukwu Odi 15:00 0-3 0-0 0-2 4 2 6 0 3 0 1 0 0
Muhammad Abdul-Aleem 13:00 1-4 0-2 2-4 0 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 4
D'Andre Bullard 16:00 0-4 0-2 2-2 1 0 1 3 2 2 3 0 2
McWisdom Badejo 6:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0
Michael Fabiyi 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 21-65 5-18 9-17 12 22 34 8 26 12 21 4 56
  32.3% 27.8% 52.9% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 21

Texas Tech Red Raiders

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Trency Jackson 30:00 3-6 1-2 3-4 1 0 1 0 1 2 3 0 10
Dejan Kravic 14:00 3-5 0-0 2-3 4 4 8 0 4 0 1 2 8
Jordan Tolbert 25:00 3-7 0-0 3-4 1 9 10 0 1 0 3 2 9
Josh Gray 19:00 3-7 0-1 4-4 0 2 2 4 2 4 5 1 10
Dusty Hannahs 20:00 2-5 2-4 2-2 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 8
Kader Tapsoba 12:00 4-6 0-0 0-1 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 3 8
Jaye Crockett 24:00 1-6 0-1 3-4 2 5 7 0 1 2 4 0 5
Daylen Robinson 18:00 0-4 0-2 4-4 0 1 1 2 2 1 2 0 4
Toddrick Gotcher 7:00 1-1 0-0 4-4 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 6
Clark Lammert 6:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Ty Nurse 20:00 0-4 0-4 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 1 0
Luke Adams 5:00 0-0 0-0 2-2 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 2
TOTAL 200 20-51 3-14 27-32 10 30 40 8 16 12 20 9 70
  39.2% 21.4% 84.4% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 20