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Texas Tech drops Homecoming game to West Virginia 48-17

West Virginia vs. Texas Tech (Source: KCBD Graphic) West Virginia vs. Texas Tech (Source: KCBD Graphic)
Source: Devin Ward, KCBD Source: Devin Ward, KCBD
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

Texas Tech (3-3) battled No. 20 West Virginia (5-0) Saturday for this year's Homecoming game.

The big play of the first quarter came when Patrick Mahomes tossed a 44-yard bomb to Jonathan Giles that tied the game at 7-7. But it was mostly downhill from there for the Red Raiders.

1st Qtr: West Virginia 10, Texas Tech 7

West Virginia increased its lead after scoring two touchdown in the 2nd quarter, and Tech's offense just couldn't get things rolling. 

Halftime: West Virginia 24, Texas Tech 7

Texas Tech cut into the Mountaineers' lead with a field goal early in the third quarter. West Virginia responded with a field of its own. 

3rd Qtr: West Virginia 27, Texas Tech 10

West Virginia scored a short touchdown on the first play of the fourth quarter to give themselves a comfortable lead. They never looked back.

Final: West Virginia 48, Texas Tech 17

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