Kansas State 55, Texas Tech 24

Date - Saturday, October 27, 2012 3:30 PM
Location - Bill Snyder Family Stadium
Attendance - 50766

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Texas Tech 7 3 7 7 24
Kansas State 3 10 21 21 55

Recap


No. 4 Kansas State 55, No. 17 Texas Tech 24: Collin Klein threw for two touchdowns and ran for two others as the host Wildcats pulled away in the second half to remain undefeated.

John Hubert rushed for 64 yards and a pair of touchdowns as the Wildcats (8-0, 5-0 Big 12) remained the only unbeaten team in the conference.

Heisman Trophy front-runner Klein turned the tide in Kansas State's favor early in the third quarter by throwing for one touchdown and running for another in a 59-second span to extend the lead to 27-10 as the Wildcats scored more than 50 points in back-to-back conference games for the third time in school history.

Kansas State made it a laugher early in the fourth quarter by scoring twice in 61 seconds, the second on Arthur Brown's 37-yard interception return for a 48-17 lead, handing Texas Tech (6-2, 3-2) its second loss in three games.

Klein threw for 233 yards on 19 of 26 attempts, including a 21-yard strike to Tramaine Thompson on the opening drive of the third quarter, and rushed for 83 yards on 12 carries with scoring runs of 16 and 22 yards as the Wildcats broke away from a 13-10 halftime lead.

Seth Doege threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Eric Ward to stake the Red Raiders to an early 7-0 lead, but he was contained the rest of the way and finished 35-of-50 for 331 yards with two TDs and an interception. Ward had 11 catches for 161 yards and two touchdowns.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Wildcats, ranked third in the BCS standings, have won their first eight games for the first time since opening the 1999 season with nine consecutive wins. ... Doege, who entered the game leading the nation in passing touchdowns, threw his 29th of the season on the opening drive of the game to surpass his total from last season. ... Meshak Williams blocked a 50-yard field goal attempt by Texas Tech's Ryan Bustin with 4:59 left in the first half, the first kick the Red Raiders had blocked since last season against Kansas State.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 11:46
Texas Tech   TD  Kansas State 0 - Texas Tech 7
1st Quarter - 0:15
Kansas State   FG  Kansas State 3 - Texas Tech 7
2nd Quarter - 12:37
Texas Tech   FG  Kansas State 3 - Texas Tech 10
2nd Quarter - 8:45
Kansas State   TD  Kansas State 10 - Texas Tech 10
2nd Quarter - 1:35
Kansas State   FG  Kansas State 13 - Texas Tech 10
3rd Quarter - 11:31
Kansas State   TD  Kansas State 20 - Texas Tech 10
3rd Quarter - 10:32
Kansas State   TD  Kansas State 27 - Texas Tech 10
3rd Quarter - 6:18
Texas Tech   TD  Kansas State 27 - Texas Tech 17
3rd Quarter - 4:29
Kansas State   TD  Kansas State 34 - Texas Tech 17
4th Quarter - 12:48
Kansas State   TD  Kansas State 41 - Texas Tech 17
4th Quarter - 11:47
Kansas State   TD  Kansas State 48 - Texas Tech 17
4th Quarter - 7:37
Kansas State   TD  Kansas State 55 - Texas Tech 17
4th Quarter - 2:33
Texas Tech   TD  Kansas State 55 - Texas Tech 24
TEAMS

Team Records

  Texas Tech Kansas State
W/L 6 - 2 - 0 8 - 0 - 0
Conference 3 - 2 - 0 5 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Texas Tech Kansas State
Score 24 55
First Downs 26 30
3rd Down Efficiency 6-for-13
46%
6-for-11
55%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-1
100%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 442 426
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 27-111 36-193
Average/Rush 4.1 5.4
Passing
Comp-Att 35-50 19-27
Passing Yards 331 233
Average/Pass Play 6.4 8.3
Penalties-Yards 6-80 5-45
Fumbles-Lost 2-2 1-0
Interceptions Thrown 1 0
Time of Possession 29:26 30:34

PLAYER STATS

Texas Tech (6 - 2)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
S. Doege 35/50 331 2 1
Kansas State (8 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Klein 19/26 233 2 0
A. Pease 0/1 0 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
K. Williams 15 81 5.4 0
E. Stephens 3 17 5.7 0
S. Foster 4 15 3.8 1
A. Zouzalik 1 2 2.0 0
J. Grant 1 1 1.0 0
S. Doege 3 -5 -1.7 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
C. Klein 12 83 6.9 2
J. Hubert 14 64 4.6 2
D. Sams 3 17 5.7 0
A. Pease 5 16 3.2 0
T. Lockett 1 11 11.0 0
D. Robinson 1 2 2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
E. Ward 11 161 14.6 2
D. Moore 9 63 7.0 0
A. Zouzalik 3 37 12.3 0
A. Torres 3 33 11.0 0
M. Kennard 1 10 10.0 0
K. Williams 1 7 7.0 0
T. Williams 1 7 7.0 0
S. Foster 2 6 3.0 0
J. Grant 3 5 1.7 0
O. Ontiveros 1 2 2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
C. Harper 5 99 19.8 0
T. Lockett 7 62 8.9 0
T. Thompson 3 34 11.3 1
J. Hubert 3 31 10.3 0
A. Pease 1 7 7.0 1