LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The Red Raiders picked up a huge win at the United Spirit Arena knocking off #10 Washington 99-92 in overtime to move their record to 8-0.
John Roberson scored a season-high 25 points and Texas Tech withstood an official review at the end of regulation that took away a 3-pointer for a 99-92 victory over No. 12 Washington on Thursday night in a matchup of unbeaten teams.
Roberson, who finished 13 of 13 at the free throw line, stole the ball and made a layup with 44 seconds remaining to seal the win for the Red Raiders, who are 8-0 to start a season for the first time since 1929.
Quincy Pondexter scored a career-high 31 points for the Huskies (5-1). Elston Turner of the Huskies missed two free throws with 4.8 seconds left in regulation and the score tied at 80. Mike Singletary of Texas Tech brought the ball up and appeared to have won the game on a running 3-pointer as time expired but officials determined he did not get the shot off before the buzzer.
Ironically, 25 years ago today, then #8 Washington came to Lubbock and beat Tech at the Municipal Coliseum 59-57 in double overtime.
Pete will have complete highlights and postgame reaction on NewsChannel 11 at 10.