Penny Hardway, the Memphis TIGERS Coach was an NBA star, released from college that today leads in a very smart way.
Team with small size, fast aggressive players who put the TTU tested system in great difficulty.
In front for 35 minutes, nine at the halftime, thirteen after the half of the second(46-33) when a Francis 3 pointer gave way to the slow but inexorable recovery, made above all of desire and determination.
A three-point game by Tariq Owens in fastbreak allows the Red Raiders to put their heads ahead on the 35th minutes, with the player who dominated the race with the college record of blocked shots in a match: 8 !!!
In the beautiful stage of the American Airlines Arena in Miami Coach Beard improves the streak of victories of last season, as the Pirates of Seton Hall interrupted 6 consecutive victories.
The Texas Tech record after the victory over the Tigers is 7/0. Davide Moretti scores 4 points in 30 minutes, spending a great game of sacrifice, culminating with the exit for five fouls in the 38th minute of play.
Texas Tech will begin a three-game home stand on Wednesday when the Red Raiders welcome Arkansas-Pine Bluff to the United Supermarkets Arena. TTU is on a 42-game home non-conference winning streak going into the 6:30 p.m. game and is 4-0 at home this season.