Big 12 Tournament - West Virginia Falls 71-69 to Texas Tech - Recap

Big 12 Tournament - West Virginia Falls 71-69 to Texas Tech - Recap

Texas Tech grabbed a 71-69 win over West Virginia on Wednesday, behind an 18-point effort from Jaye Crockett at Sprint Center.

Texas Tech was an 8.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Texas Tech got 12 points from Ty Nurse and another 11 points from Jordan Tolbert. Josh Gray contributed 6 assists, while Josh Gray cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

West Virginia got 12 points from Terry Henderson in a losing cause and another 11 points from Aaric Murray. Eron Harris contributed 2 assists for them, while Aaric Murray had 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Texas Tech were victorious, as the score was 37-32 at the break.

Texas Tech won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 31-28.