No. 8 Texas Tech vs. No

Lynette Rowe
January 14, 2018

His presence makes the game plan change tremendously for other teams and that curveball puts them over the top in Lubbock.

It's starting to feel like the Cyclones are a weird game of Russian roulette for the Big 12 teams. "But I want to be a prince one more day".

First, consider the team the Jayhawks are already chasing ... "With West Virginia, it starts with their toughness". An in-your-space squad that feeds off turnovers forced only three in the second-half when Huggins tried 1-3-1 and 2-3 zones.

If there's concern furrowing Huggins' brow, it could be that his team might not get a victory the next time it is held to less than a point per possession. The Horned Frogs have been awful in high-pressure situations this season, a surprising development for one of the most experienced groups in the conference. That has had a big impact on this team's shot volume.

By the end of the first half, West Virginia was shooting 47 percent from behind the arc and were led by Carter, who scored 15 first half points and connected on 4-of-6 three pointers. That opened the door for Texas Tech to eventually win the game in overtime on Anthony Livingston's 3 with six seconds left. It would be hard, but it's possible.

But, for the Red Raiders, this was a long time coming, as the team has been much closer to the bottom than the top in the conference ever since Bob Knight left the team. West Virginia figures to get a big lift in that game, thanks to the return of.

Behind Carter in scoring was Ahmad, who made his season debut after he was ruled ineligible for game competition for the first half of the regular season for not meeting NCAA eligibility requirements. Smith led all scorers (15) past year in the upset win over the seventh ranked Mountaineers.

Still, the trip to Lubbock, even with Ahmad, doesn't project to be a walk in the park.

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For a few minutes Tuesday night, it seemed like Chris Beard was about to take command of the Big 12 title race. A win would have given the Raiders road victories at both OU and KU.

Looking ahead, however, & Co. have a chance to bring league-leading West Virginia back to the pack on Saturday. He's practiced with us, but he really hasn't practiced with the guys who played the most; he's played against those guys.

Eighth-ranked Texas Tech ended the longest winning streak in the country and created a four-way tie atop the Big 12 Conference on Saturday.

Kansas can prove that the road to the title still goes through Lawrence come Monday ... "He makes huge plays for them". "We have to do some soul-searching", coach Tom Izzo said.

The Bears have played all four games against teams in the top six, including facing third-ranked Texas Tech without star forward Jo Lual-Acuil.

Speaking of streaks, KU hasn't won in Morgantown since 2013. Guard Malik Newman might be taking over as the best player on this team.

"Ive got a great friend who this week told me, ‘Prince today, frog tomorrow, ?" Texas Tech was a 4.5-point favorite entering the game, and was at home.

No. 13 Seton Hall 74, Georgetown 61: Desi Rodriguez and Myles Powell each scored 19 points to lead Seton Hall (15-3, 4-1 Big East).

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