Trevor Lacey scored 21 points and grabbed six rebounds to help Alabama hold off Texas Tech for a 66-62 win Wednesday night.
Lacey scored 11 of his points in the first eight minutes of the game, hitting four consecutive 3-pointers.
Trevor Releford added 17 points and six rebounds for the Crimson Tide (7-3), who led by 20 points with 12 minutes to play before the Red Raiders rallied.
Jaye Crockett had 22 points and 11 rebounds for the Red Raiders (5-3), and Jordan Tolbert added 12 points. Led by Tolbert, Crockett and freshman Josh Gray, Texas Tech rallied, pulling within 63-61 on a Ty Nurse 3-pointer with 1:08 left.
Levi Randolph's layup with 35 seconds to go put the Tide back up by four, and Alabama held on from there.