Lady Raiders come back from 16 to beat TCU

Lady Raiders come back from 16 to beat TCU
After the departure of starting point guard Chrislyn Carr, the Lady Raiders were able to complete the comeback and beat TCU 78-72 on Saturday afternoon in the United Supermarkets Arena. (Source: Texas Tech Athletics)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - After the departure of starting point guard Chrislyn Carr, the Lady Raiders were able to complete the comeback and beat TCU 78-72 on Saturday afternoon in the United Supermarkets Arena.

Texas Tech got off to another rough start in their second game of Big 12 conference play. The Lady Raiders fell behind 20-4 to the Horned Frogs in the first quarter. The team then showed fight, going on a 9-0 run to end the quarter.

The Lady Raiders took their first lead of the game at the 2:27 mark in the third quarter, 45-44. In the fourth quarter, Texas Tech outscored TCU 27-22 in what was mostly a back and forth quarter. The Lady Raiders shot 42.9% from the field, but 30% from three-point range.

Lexi Gordon led the Lady Raiders in scores today with 24 points and four rebounds. Vivian Gray added 15 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists. Khyla Wade-Warren moved into the starting lineup with the departure of Carr; she played 11 minutes, finishing with two points one rebound, and one assist.

Next, the Lady Raiders will host Southern University Monday, Dec. 21 at 1 p.m. in the United Supermarkets Arena. That game is set to be broadcast on ESPN Plus.

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