Texas Tech defeats UTSA 87-50 for 5th straight win

Texas Tech defeats UTSA 87-50 for 5th straight win

Associated Press

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Niem Stevenson and Keenan Evans had 16 points apiece in Texas Tech's 87-50 drubbing of the University of Texas-San Antonio Wednesday.

Stevenson's total is a career high and teammate Matthew Temple scored a career-high 13 points.

Justin Gray and Anthony Livingston finished with 10 points apiece for Texas Tech. Devon Thomas added seven points, six rebounds and six assists.

Texas San Antonio (2-7) was led by 10 points from Jeff Beverly and eight points from Byron Frohnen and Giovanni De Nicolao.

The Red Raiders, which never trailed, won the points off turnover margin 23-8. Texas Tech outrebounded the Roadrunners 36-27. Chris Beard, in his first season as Texas Tech's coach, has his team on a five-game winning streak.

The Red Raiders' only loss came to Auburn on Nov. 22, 67-65.


Texas-San Antonio hosts Southeastern Oklahoma State Saturday.

Texas Tech faces Nicholls State at home on Dec. 14.

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