Texas Tech Prevails in Nail-Biter Against Wildcats, Extends Winning Streak to 9

By Jayson Henderson

The Red Raiders secured a narrow 60-59 victory over the Wildcats on Saturday, concluding the game with a 14-4 run. With this triumph, Texas Tech extends its Big 12-best winning streak to 9 games, remaining undefeated and boasting a 10-0 home record this season.

Despite Kansas State holding the lead for much of the second half, Texas Tech orchestrated a comeback, scoring 11 of the last 13 points to rally from a 12-point second-half deficit. Joe Toussaint of Texas Tech sealed the win with a three-pointer in the last 30 seconds of the game.

Senior Tylor Perry led all players with 16 points, while juniors Cam Carter and Arthur Kaluma contributed 15 and 10 points, respectively. Toussaint led the Red Raiders with 12 points, including 7 in the second half, and senior Warren Washington added 11 points and 8 rebounds.

K-State connected on 44 percent shooting from the field, including 43.5 percent from 3-point range. However, the Wildcats were held to a season-low 18 points in the paint after averaging 34.8 points per game in that area.

The Wildcats now prepare to face Baylor in a two-game homestand on January 16th.

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