Kansas Falls 62-50 at Texas Tech
Feb. 22, 2006
LUBBOCK, Texas — The University of Kansas women’s basketball team (15-9, 4-9 Big 12) fell 62-50 to Texas Tech (12-12, 7-6 Big 12) on Wednesday night at United Spirit Arena in Lubbock, Texas.
KU was led by senior Erica Hallman with 15 points and four assists. Senior Crystal Kemp added her ninth double-double of the season with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Sophomore Taylor McIntosh notched a career-high 14 points to go with nine boards.
Texas Tech was led by LaToya Davis with 21 points and nine rebounds. Alesha Robertson pumped in three 3-pointers to finish with 16 points to go with eight rebounds.
The game was tied at 24 at halftime. KU was led by Hallman with nine points. Kemp tallied four points and four rebounds for the Jayhawks before picking up her second foul at the 6:36 mark and sitting out for the remainder of the half. Texas Tech’s LaToya Davis led all scorers at intermission with 11 points.
The game remained close for the first 12 minutes of the second half as Texas Tech led just 45-43 at the 7:44 mark. However, KU went scoreless over the next five minutes and the Lady Raiders pulled away for the 62-50 victory.
Texas Tech won the battle of the boards 34-32, and outshot the Jayhawks 48.0 percent to 38.2 percent. Both teams committed just 11 turnovers.
Kansas returns home for its final two games of the regular season as the Jayhawks host Border Showdown rival Missouri on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 11 a.m. The game will be televised nationally by Fox Sports Net. KU then wraps up Big 12 play when it hosts in-state rival Kansas State on Thursday, March 2 at 7 p.m. The game, televised nationally on CSTV, will be senior night for Kaylee Brown, Hallman and Kemp. Both games can be heard on the Jayhawk Radio Network.