Texas Tech balance turns back Incarnate Word 69-48.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Justin Gray and Shadell Millinghaus scored 14 points apiece to lead Texas Tech to a 69-48 lead over Incarnate Word on Wednesday night.
Zach Smith finished with 13 points and six rebounds for the Red Raiders (6-1) and Keenan Evans added 11 points and five assists.
Simi Socks and Jorden Kite scored 12 points apiece for Incarnate Word (2-3), which shot 37 percent from the floor and lost the points off turnover margin 23-9.
The Red Raiders, which outrebounded the Cardinals 36-26, committed 12 turnovers and caused 22 Incarnate Word turnovers.
Texas Tech jumped out to a 15-4 lead before the Cardinals climbed back into the game, 19-11. Millinghaus had 11 points in the first half, which ended with the Red Raiders up 38-25 as the Cardinals went scoreless for almost five minutes.
After shooting 43 percent in the first half, the Red Raiders, who have shot 53 percent for the season, shot 54 percent in the second half to pull away. They did that despite finishing 1 of 11 behind the 3-poitn line.