FORT WORTH, Texas – The Texas Tech Lady Raider Basketball squad dropped a heartbreaker to TCU, 78-70, on the road on Wednesday night.
The Lady Raiders move to 10-6 on the season, 1-4 in Big 12 play. TCU earned its second Big 12 win of the season.
Both teams battled back and forth through the first quarter, but the Lady Raiders took an 18-14 lead after 10 minutes of action. Went on a 9-3 run late in the second quarter to build a seven-point lead. The Horned Frogs tried to chip away, but sophomore Sydney Goodson hit a layup at the buzzer to push the Lady Raiders to a five-point lead heading into the half.
TCU opened the third quarter with a 9-0 run, cutting the Lady Raiders 10-point lead down to one with 5:19 left in the period. Texas Tech took advantage of an 8-0 run to extend their lead to seven heading into the final quarter.
However, TCU wouldn't let off the gas as the Horned Frogs outscored the Lady Raiders, 31- 16, in the final quarter to take over the lead and clinch the 78-70 win.
Texas Tech: The Lady Raiders had two players reach double figures in scoring, including Brittany Brewer'steam-leading 27 points and 11 rebounds. Chrislyn Carr followed with 19 points of her own and a career tying seven assists. Sydney Goodson also posted a career high eight assists in the contest.
TCU: Four TCU players reached double figures, led by Kianna Ray who had 24 against Tech. Amy Okonkwo followed with 16 points of her own.
The Lady Raiders return to United Supermarkets Arena to host Kansas State on Saturday at 3 p.m. The game is set to air on FOX Sports Southwest. Next Wednesday, The Lady Raiders travel to Morgantown, W.V. to face West Virginia. Tipoff is set for 5 p.m. (CT).