Troy vs Texas Tech

Texas Tech 90, Troy 85

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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Ty Nurse scored 29 points to lead Texas Tech over Troy 90-85 on Friday night, giving Billy Gillispie his first win after two years away from coaching.

Nurse hit 6 of 9 3-pointers and was 9 of 13 from the field.

The Trojans tied it at 56 with about 13 minutes remaining, but Tech used an 11-3 run to go up 67-59. Back-to-back 3-pointers by Nurse and Javarez Willis put the Red Raiders up 75-67 with about seven minutes left.

The Trojans pulled within 88-85 late, but a dunk by Robert Lewandowski with less than 20 seconds in the game sealed the win for Texas Tech (1-0).

Will Weathers scored 24 points to lead Troy (0-1).

Gillispie is two seasons removed from his firing at Kentucky. Red Raiders fans are hopeful he can turn around Texas Tech's program like he did at UTEP and Texas A&M.

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Troy Trojans
T. Owens, F242-21-25045
W. Weathers, G298-167-843324
S. Cunningham, G274-62-731412
D. Clark, G242-70-06205
R. Scott, G202-63-41028
J. Wright172-61-23127
R. Chambers161-51-54053
A. Jones164-70-01029
E. Jones162-41-21026
N. Combs112-22-20226
B. Feldman00-00-01000
Totals 29-6118-323192685
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R. Lewandowski, F304-90-07148
J. Tolbert, F224-60-05158
T. Nurse, G399-135-531229
T. Gotcher, G323-40-22447
J. Willis, G325-93-564315
D. Minnis213-46-942312
T. Petteway213-70-15227
J. Nash32-20-20024
Totals 33-5414-2433152590
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