Red Raiders battle back to beat Memphis

Red Raiders battle back to beat Memphis
Texas Tech basketball beat Memphis 78-67 on Dec. 1. (Source: Texas Tech Basketball Twitter)

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Trailing most of the game to Memphis, the Red Raiders shined in the second half as they beat Memphis 78-67 in the Air Force Reserve Hoophall Miami Invitational.

At the 15-minute mark of the second half the Tigers lead by 13 points. But, like it has been all season long, the Red Raiders were able to beat Memphis.

This is the first time in program history that the Red Raiders have beaten the Memphis Tigers. (All-Time record after Saturday's game, 6-1 Memphis)

Tech had four players reach double-digit points, with Jarrett Culver leading the charge with 20 points.

Tariq Owens had to be the player of the game for Texas Tech, as he had 13-points, 11-rebounds, and eight blocks.

With the win, Texas Tech is 7-0 on the season and is one of 16 remaining unbeaten teams in College Basketball.

This is the first time in program history that the Red Raiders have beaten the Memphis Tigers. The all-time record after Saturday’s game, 6-1 Memphis.

Tech had four players reach double-digit points, with Jarrett Culver leading the charge with 20 points. Tyriq Owens had to be the player of the game for Tech, as he had 13-points, 11-rebounds and eight blocks.

With the win, Texas Tech is 7-0 on the season and is one of 16 remaining unbeaten teams in College Basketball.

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