[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″]Difficult evening for Texas Tech who, after a hard fought race, is forced to yield in the final minutes against # 4 Baylor, who conquers the United Supermarkets Arena and puts an end to the long streak of home wins and the Big 12 of the Red Raiders. A race not exciting from the offensive point of view for both teams, with the percentages that clearly improve in the second half. Baylor digs the decisive advantage at the start of the second half, then the final assault fails at Texas Tech.
The match started well for Texas Tech who immediately took the lead, but Baylor equalized the score at 7 after 5 ‘and in the middle of the first period he gained his first advantage, 9-11. In the second half of the time, the opponents try to start immediately with a partial, but the Red Raiders remain solid and after Baylor’s +6, they manage to go to rest at -3. After 20 minutes of play, the score is 18-21 in favor of Baylor.
The # 4 Baylor starts very strongly in the second period and in 4 ‘of play, it goes to +8, 20-28. Texas Tech tries to go back several times, but the opponents manage to maintain the advantage, always breaking the breaks set by coach Beard players and one minute from the end the score is 45-52 in favor of Baylor. The final assault of the Red Raiders begins with a jumper by Davide Moretti, then Clarke shortens to -2 to 29 “from the end, 50-52. Baylor scores from the line and goes back to +5, Ramsey brings his team back to -3, but it’s too late now. The two final points are two free from Baylor that set the score at 52-57 in favor of # 4 which forces Texas Tech to capitulate at home.
For Davide Moretti a complicated offensively evening: he closes with 8 points, 2 stolen balls and 1 assists in 37 minutes.
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