Houston to Meet Texas Tech in Lubbock (L 84-60)

Houston to Meet Texas Tech in Lubbock
Cougars, Red Raiders face off in old Southwest Conference Rivalry
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SCOUTING THE RED RAIDERS
Texas Tech enters Wednesday’s contest with a 4-3 mark on the season and a 3-0 record inside United Supermarkets Arena.

The Red Raiders have three players who average double figures in scoring. Recee Caldwell leads the team with 19.6 points per game, while Jada Terry scores 14.1 and Arella Guirantes contributes 14.0.

Terry is the team leader on the boards averaging 7.3 rebounds per contest, while Guirantes pulls down 6.4 and Dayo Olabode brings in 4.7.

As a team the Red Raiders are averaging 72.7 points per game, while allowing opponents to score just 67.0. Texas Tech and its opponents pull down the same amount of rebounds per game at 43.9 apiece. As a team, Tech shoots 43.6 percent from the field including 37.1 from beyond the 3-point line, while opponents shoot 36.2 percent from the field and 25.5 from deep.

Tech has a good chance of making the tournament this year so this was expected. The bench continues to be a bright spot so far. Rutgers is next and it should be a good chance for the Coogs to beat a P5 team.

Houston Falls to Texas Tech 84-60
Junior Chyanne Butler leads Cougars with 16 points against Lady Raiders
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NEWS AND NOTES
For the seventh time in eight games the Cougars picked up tremendous production from their bench, outscoring the Lady Raiders 38-31.

UP NEXT FOR THE COUGARS
Houston returns home when they host Rutgers inside Hofheinz Pavilion. Tipoff against the Scarlett Knights on Saturday, Dec. 10 is scheduled for 5 p.m.

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