(8)Texas Tech rolls past Texas 70-51, remains tied atop Big 12

(8)Texas Tech rolls past Texas 70-51, remains tied atop Big 12

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

Texas Tech Men's Basketball picked up its eighth-straight win, 70-51 over Texas on Senior Night at the USA. It's the program’s first regular season sweep of Texas since the 1995-96 campaign.

Tech's stifling defense was present start to finish, holding the Longhorns to 29% field goal shooting, just 22% from three. The Red Raiders shot 50% in both categories.

Jarrett Culver led Tech with 16 points, followed by Matt Mooney with 15, Brandone Francis 12 and Davide Moretti 11. Moretti didn't miss a shot attempt in the game.

Tariq Owens now holds the school record for blocks in a season. Three tonight pushed the count to 72.

Kansas State defeated TCU in Fort Worth Monday night. Tech and Kansas State remain tied atop the Big 12 at 13-4.

The Red Raiders will close the regular season in Ames. They face Iowa State at 1 Saturday afternoon. Listen to every game on Double T 97.3.

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