#19 Texas Outlasts Lady Raiders in Double OT, 95-90 - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

1/16/10

#19 Texas Outlasts Lady Raiders in Double OT, 95-90

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Brittainey Raven scored 20 points, hitting two key free throws with 26 second left in double overtime for No. 19 Texas to seal a 95-90 win against Texas Tech on Saturday.

Raven's free throws gave Texas (12-5, 1-2 Big 12) a 94-90 lead. The Longhorns trailed 83-77 in the first overtime with 22 seconds left. They scored three straight baskets after forcing turnovers on inbounds plays to tie the score.

Ashleigh Fontenette had 16 points and 11 rebounds for Texas. Teammate Kathleen Nash also had a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds.  Raven and Nash scored the first four points in the second overtime to take an 89-85 lead with three minutes left.

Jordan Murphree and Ashlee Roberson each scored a career-high 29 points for Texas Tech (13-4, 1-2). Murphree added 13 rebounds and eight assists.

The score was tied at 71 at the end of regulation.  Texas Tech lost its first home game this season after 12 consecutive wins, dating back to last season.

Courtesy: AP

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