No.15 Oklahoma State outlast Texas Tech, 41-34

No.15 Oklahoma State outlast Texas Tech, 41-34

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The Red Raiders opened Big 12 play against No. 15 Oklahoma State at the Jones AT&T Stadium in front of the 5th largest crowd.

Texas Tech's offense struggled in the first quarter going three and out in their first two drives of the game.

Mason Rudolph and company came to play and it showed scoring on their first offensive drive. Going 7 plays for 68 yards in the first two minutes of play.
Rudolph to James Washington for the 14 yard touchdown, 7-0.

The Red Raiders defense grabbed its 10th turnover of the season when DeMarcus Fields picks off Rudolph. Fields goes 95 yards on the return, 7-7 in the first quarter.

Tech's first lead of the game came in the second quarter with Nic Shimonek to Dylan Cantrell for the 3 yard touchdown pass, 14-7.

After two Oklahoma State touchdowns, the Red Raiders settle for a 24 yard Michael Barden field goal. The Pokes lead 21-17 at halftime.

Texas Tech couldn't get into the end zone in the third quarter, but Justin Stockton and Desmond Nisby each with rushing touchdowns.
Nisby's touchdown ties it 34-34 with 3 minutes left to play.

To close out the ballgame, Rudolph took the ball 16 yards for a rushing TD and the Red Raiders couldn't respond.

Texas Tech falls to 3-1 and 0-1 in the Big 12 and OSU improves to 4-1 overall and 1-1 in the Big 12.

Next up, the Red Raiders travel to Lawrence to face Kansas with an 11am kick-off on Saturday.

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