Southeastern Louisiana vs Texas Tech

Texas Tech 62, SE Louisiana 54


LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Javarez Willis scored 15 points and Texas Tech used a stifling man-to-man defense to beat Southeastern Louisiana 62-54 on Friday night.

The Red Raiders (7-5) started the second half on a 10-2 run to bring a four-point halftime lead to double digits in the first five minutes, putting the Lions (5-6) in too big of a hole to overcome.

The Lions finished 15-for 53 from the floor, and 19-for-37 from the free-throw line.

Texas Tech's man-to-man defense collapsed around the interior, forcing the Lions to take contested shots inside and eventually forcing poor shot selection from the perimeter.

Jordan Tolbert scored 11 points for Texas Tech, and Jaye Crockett and Ty Nurse each chipped in 10.

Daron Populist led Southeastern Louisiana with 10 points. The Lions were without leading scorer Brandon Fortenberry, who is sidelined with a foot injury, for the fourth consecutive game.

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Southeastern Louisiana Lions
R. Johnson, F290-77-96237
E. Bailey, F221-62-109034
D. Patterson, G272-60-07334
T. Nelson, G252-63-40018
J. Campbell, G161-40-02012
D. Populist283-92-612110
J. Petrovcic201-33-43045
Q. Cooper172-72-43147
O. Ochie82-40-00015
D. Ross81-10-01012
Totals 15-5319-373582254
Texas Tech Red Raiders
J. Tolbert, F245-71-421411
R. Lewandowski, F214-60-13259
T. Petteway, F80-22-22032
J. Willis, G393-88-832215
T. Nurse, G352-74-451110
J. Crockett333-74-591410
D. Minnis182-21-23145
K. Wagner100-10-01010
L. Adams60-00-00030
J. Nash60-00-32000
Totals 19-4020-293682762
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin18-028-661
Texas A&M-CC15-325-885
Incarn Word12-617-12163
Sam Houston12-618-16178
Hou. Baptist10-817-17225
SE Louisiana9-912-21331
Abil Chr.8-1013-18321
McNeese St.7-119-20341
New Orleans6-1210-20343
Nicholls St.6-1211-23313
C. Arkansas6-127-21338
Nwestern St.5-138-20344

Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
W. Virginia13-526-910
Iowa St.10-823-1223
Texas Tech9-919-1336
Kansas St.5-1317-1690
Oklahoma St.3-1512-20172
Other games
W Mich 70 Final
DUKE 110
Missouri 75 Final
Old Dom 68
Towson 50 Final
Virginia 57
MRST 73 Final
E Illinois 40
RED 43 Final