LUBBOCK (KCBD - AP) - Marcus Morris scored 18 points to lead No. 2 Kansas over Texas Tech 88-66 on Tuesday night, giving the Jayhawks their first win in Lubbock since 2003. Kansas (21-1, 6-1 Big 12) never trailed and steadily built an insurmountable lead.
The Jayhawks were hot from the outset, and though their shooting cooled in the second half, they prevailed with ease.
The Red Raiders (11-12, 3-5) were at a loss to stop the Jayhawks, who seemed to scored from everywhere. They made 8 of 20 3-point attempts and got 48 points in the paint.
John Roberson scored 24 points to lead the Red Raiders. Texas Tech went to the 3 in the second half to try and catch up but made only 6 of 22 for the game.
Javarez Willis hit a 3 to pull Tech within 60-43 with 13:11 left but it could get no closer.
Kansas soon built its lead back to 25 points.
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