No. 1 Kansas beats Texas Tech 69-59 for 13th straight win
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Frank Mason scored 17 points, Perry Ellis had 15 points and No. 1 Kansas beat Texas Tech 69-59 on Saturday night for its 13th straight victory.
Mason and Ellis each had 10 rebounds.
The Jayhawks (14-1, 3-0 Big 12) built a 10-point lead early in the second half, but let the Red Raiders (11-3, 2-1) back in it with about 10 minutes remaining.
Two 3-pointers by Mason and another by Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk gave the Jayhawks a 57-50 lead with about 5 minutes remaining.
Norense Odiase scored two straight baskets to pull the Red Raiders to 58-54, but a 3-pointer by Wayne Selden Jr., a dunk by Ellis, and a basket and two free throws by Devonte' Graham sealed the win for the Jayhawks. The Jayhawks outrebounded Texas Tech 42-26.
Odiase scored all his 14 points in the second half for the Red Raiders.