Wake Forest 70, Texas Tech 61

Travis McKie and C.J Harris each had 20 points to help Wake

Forest beat Texas Tech 70-61 at the Old Spice Classic on


Tony Chennault added 14 points for Wake Forest (4-2), which

ended the tourney 1-2.

Texas Tech (3-3) got 15 points from both Javarez Willis and

Jaron Nash. The Red Raiders lost all three of their tournament


Texas Tech’s Ty Nurse, averaging 15.6 points, did not play in

the first half and ended up pointless in the game. Teammate Jordan

Tolbert played just five of the opening 20 minutes and finished

with six points.

Wake Forest took a 45-28 on Chennault’s three-point play with

15:40 to play. He added another three-point play that gave the

Demon Deacons a 54-45 advantage.

After Willis hit consecutive 3s to cut the Wake Forest lead to

66-59, Harris made two free throws with 1:22 remaining.

Tolbert has four points, including a rebound slam, during an

12-2 run that got Texas Tech within seven midway through the second

half. Nash also had a pair of baskets during the spurt.

Toddrick Gotcher’s 3 cut Texas Tech’s deficit to 49-43 with 9

minutes remaining.

Harris scored 14 points, leading Wake Forest to a 34-26 halftime

lead. The guard hit a long-range jumper with 4 seconds left in the


Nash scored eight points in the first half. He had eight

combined points during the Red Raiders’ first two games of the


Tolbert, who entered averaging 12.6 points and 6.6 rebounds, had

two points during the first half.