In WACO, the No. 8-ranked Texas Tech committed 17 turnovers and saw Baylor hit 11 3-pointers as the Red Raiders fell 73-62 in Big 12 Conference play on Saturday at the Ferrell Center.
Texas Tech (15-3, 4-2 Big 12) led by as many as 13 in the first half, but lost for the second straight game for the first time this season after starting the week with a loss to Iowa State. Baylor (11-6, 3-2 Big 12) has now won two in a row after going on the road and knocking off Oklahoma State on Monday and improved to 8-3 at home with the win. The 11 3-pointers by the Bears were the most by a TTU opponent this season.
Texas Tech finished the game shooting 46.7 percent from the field and was 15-for-19 at the free-throw line, but struggled with possession with 17 turnovers and stopping the Bears from beyond the arc.
Davide Moretti scored in double-figures for the sixth straight conference game with 13 points, including going 6-for-7 at the free-throw line.
The Red Raiders will now play at Kansas State at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, TTU earned a 63-57 win over the Wildcats in the first meeting between the two teams on Jan. 5 in Lubbock, but KSU has now won four straight after 65-55 win over TCU on Saturday.