Mar 2, 2013; Lubbock, TX, USA; Texas Tech Red Raiders forward Jaye Crockett (30) shoots against the TCU Horned Frogs in the first half at the United Spirit Arena. Mandatory Credit: Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas Basketball: Texas Tech Game Preview

On Monday night, the sixth-ranked Kansas Jayhawks will host Texas Tech at 6:00 p.m. central time. The game will be televised on ESPNU.

Texas Tech enters the game with a 10-17 record overall and 3-13 in conference. Kansas sits atop the Big 12 conference, tied with Kansas State at 25-4 overall and 13-3 in conference.

The Red Raiders broke an nine-game losing streak with a win vs TCU on Saturday, 72-63. Texas Tech’s only wins in conference have been against Iowa State, and TCU twice.

Texas Tech is led by forward Jaye Crockett, who is averaging 12 points and seven rebounds per game. Crockett leads the team in scoring and rebounding. Second on the team in scoring is freshman guard Josh Gray, who is averaging about ten points per game and three assists. Jordan Tolbert, averages nine points and three rebounds per game.

The Jayhawks are back on a roll in winning their last six games, including a win over West Virginia on Saturday. Kansas used a huge game from Ben McLemore to get an easy victory over the struggling Mountaineers. Senior center Jeff Withey nearly had a triple-double with 14 points, 10 rebounds and nine blocked shots.

 

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