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4th quarter comeback by West Virginia handed Red Raiders 46-35 loss.

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No. 24 Texas Tech (4-2, 1-2 Big 12) came up short in Morgantown after West Virginia (4-2, 2-1 Big 12) scored 22 points in the fourth quarter.

The Red Raiders started fast with 2 plays for 72 yards and capped off by a 60-yard touchdown pass from Nic Shimonek to T.J. Vasher making it 7-0.

The Mountaineers answered back with a touchdown pass from Will Grier to David Sills to tie up the game 7-7. Sills leads the nation in touchdowns with his 10th score of the year.

Texas Tech regained the lead with Shimonek to Dylan Cantrell on the 6-yard touchdown throw making it 14-7.

After Michael Barden misses a 19-yard field goal, the Red Raiders take a 28-17 halftime lead but the second half was all the Mountaineers.

After Tre King’s 30-yard touchdown run, Texas Tech takes a 35-17 lead but that’s all the offensive production the Red Raiders had left.

The Mountaineers scored 22 points in the 4th quarter and shut out the Red Raiders. The momentum changed early in the 4th, when West Virginia converted the 2pt conversion making it a 3-point ballgame.

Then Grier hooked up with Ka’Raun White on the 17-yard score for the go-ahead touchdown, 39-35.

Next up, the Red Raiders host Iowa State 11 a.m. Saturday in Jones AT&T Stadium.

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