McClellan, Texas edge Texas Tech in OT, 71-69

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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Sheldon McClellan scored 28 points to lead Texas to a 71-69 overtime win over Texas Tech on Saturday.

Julien Lewis added 15 points, including the game-winning basket in the final second.

Jaye Crockett led the Red Raiders (10-19. 3-15 Big 12) with 15 points and eight rebounds. Jordan Tolbert and Josh Gray each added 11 points. Tolbert also had seven rebounds.

The Longhorns (15-16, 7-11) scored the first bucket of the game, then the Red Raiders went on a 9-0 run. The Longhorns tied the game a few times but did not lead again until overtime.

Texas Tech led 34-17 with 5:24 to go in the first half, but McLellan and Lewis would help the Longhorns rally.

The Longhorns trailed by seven at the half, 37-30, and came out with a more aggressive defensive approach in the second half to help them force overtime.




 
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