LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lady Raiders added another tally in the win column with a 78-61 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Tuesday.
The Lady Raiders improved to 3-1 on the season.
After a 17-12 first quarter, Texas Tech pushed its lead to 20 points with back-to-back 20-point quarters. Brittany Brewer hit back-to-back free throws to spark the Lady Raiders' 12-3 run in the third quarter. Tech held off the Islanders to just three points in the final three minutes of the third period.
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi tried to respond late in the fourth quarter, but it wasn't enough to overcome the Lady Raiders' lead.
Four Lady Raiders scored in double figures for the third straight game. Texas Tech has had three or more players in double figures in all four games this season. Brittany Brewer led the team with a career high 16 rebounds and 17 points, marking her sixth career double-double. Senior Zuri Sanders recorded her second straight double-double, fifth of her career with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
Texas Tech has had 3+ players in double figures in all four games played this season.
Two Lady Raiders (Brittany Brewer & Zuri Sanders) recorded double-doubles against the Islanders tonight.
This was the first game that Texas Tech had two players with double-doubles on the same night.
The Lady Raiders have scored 20+ points in 9 of the 16 quarters played this season.
Texas Tech recorded a season best 57 total rebounds against Texas A&M-CC. The Lady Raiders have had two games with 50+ rebounds this season. The last time Tech had 50+ rebounds prior to this season was when the Lady Raiders recorded 71 against New Mexico on Nov. 20, 2016.
Brittany Brewer recorded her third double-double of the season and sixth of the season with a career high 16 rebounds and 17 points. She also had two assists and three blocks against the Islanders.
Senior Zuri Sanders recorded her second straight double-double, fifth of her career with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
The Lady Raiders host Houston Baptist on Saturday, Nov. 24, at 2 p.m. as a part of the Texas Tech Basketball doubleheader.