[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″ _i=”0″ _address=”0″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” _i=”0″ _address=”0.0″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” _i=”0″ _address=”0.0.0″ custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.27.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” _i=”0″ _address=”0.0.0.0″]Texas Tech wins a good home victory against Kansas State after a hard fought game. A very exciting game, made of breaks and against breaks, with the opponents who have never allowed the Red Raiders to find and consolidate the decisive advantage, if not just a few minutes from the end. Davide Moretti, the #25 in Texas Tech jersey, absolute star of the second half, with 15 points scored, a true driver of his. The Red Raiders with this victory consolidate third place alone in Big 12, pending two consecutive trips (Iowa State and Oklahoma).
The first minutes of the match are all registered by Texas Tech which, with an excellent start, within two minutes scores a 7-1 break. Kansas State, however, finds the strength to respond immediately, despite the not exciting start, and after 7’ the match is in perfect equality, 10-10. After the opposing response, the Red Raiders find a 10-0 counterbreak, which gives him the first double-digit advantage, 10-20 half-time. Kansas State tries to shorten immediately, but receives the response from Texas Tech that responds blow by blow, keeping its advantage intact, 28-17 at 4’ from the end. The last minutes of the first period, however, are all registered Kansas State that with a good partial manages to shorten and return to the game, returning below -3. After 20 minutes, the score is 30-27 in favor of Texas Tech.
In the second half the game goes live, with the two teams, now at close range. Davide Moretti immediately tries to shake up his team with 5 consecutive points that move Texas Tech away, but Kansas State is always there and after 4’ game he wins -1, 37-36. The two teams continue to respond to the sound of break and counter break, with the Red Raiders trying to escape and a Kansas State that is dying that always grabs opponents. Another five consecutive points by Davide Moretti kick off what will be the decisive partial of the race: in fact, with a good choral performance, Texas Tech finally manages to defensively fight the opponents and find the double-digit advantage, right with the baskets of #25, 64-51 at 1.37’ from the end. Kansas State can do little now, but it is hard to die, trying several times to reduce the disadvantage, but not succeeding now. The game ends with the score 69-62 for Texas Tech.
For Davide, a second half as authentic leader and MVP of the match, always present in terms of points in the highlights of the race, which allowed the Red Raiders to win the victory. Closes with 18 points, 4 assists, 2 stolen, 2 rebounds in 38 minutes.
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