Texas Tech Falls 41-16 to Longhorns - Recap
|Texas Tech Falls 41-16 to Longhorns - Recap|
Malcolm Brown ran for 128 yards as Texas handled Texas Tech by a score of 41-16 on Thursday at Memorial Stadium.
Texas was a favorite by 5.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 68.5.
Case McCoy completed 10 of 19 pass attempts for 139 yards for the Longhorns in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Ryan Erxleben rushed for 51 yards for Texas Tech, while Kenny Williams added 41 yards. Baker Mayfield threw for 237 yards for the Red Raiders, while receivers Eric Ward and Jace Amaro had 88 and 83 yards respectively.
Texas outgained Texas Tech 463-396 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 24-21 by the Longhorns.
Texas Tech lost the time of possession battle 33:39/26:21, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.