Texas Tech men win Big 12 opener against TCU

The Red Raiders opened 2013 with a big win against TCU in their Big 12 opener 62-53.

The Red Raiders had played 11 straight games at home until Saturday's match up with Texas Christian.

The Red Raiders held a lead as large as 16 against TCU. The Horned Frogs got the lead down to 5 late in the second half, but the Red Raiders finished off TCU on the free throw line.

Jaye Crockett led the way for the Red Raiders with 13 points. Dusty Hannahs started again for the Red Raiders and finished with 12 points.

The Red Raiders are now 1-0 in Big 12 play and 8-4 overall. The Red Raiders have equaled their win total from last year with 8 wins.

The Red Raiders will return home to face Baylor at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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