Frogs Fall to Texas Tech, 81-54
Nov. 30, 2005
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Jarrius Jackson scored 23 points to lead Texas Tech to an 81-54 win over TCU on Wednesday night.
Terry Martin and Jon Plefka each scored 14 points for Tech (5-2). Martin Zeno had 12.
TCU (1-4) trailed by as many as 27 points, shooting 36 percent from the field and 32 percent from beyond the 3-point line, hitting just nine of 28.
Tech hit 17-of-35 from behind the arc with Jackson scoring on five of his six 3-pointers.
Tech led TCU in rebounds, 46-24, holding the Horned Frogs to six offensive rebounds while Tech grabbed 32 defensive rebounds.
The win gave Tech coach Bob Knight his 859th win in his 40-year career, moving him 20 wins closer to tying Dean Smith for all-time career wins in NCAA history.
Jackson surpassed 1,000 career points for the Red Raiders.
TCU will return to action Dec. 3, 2005, when it travels to Syracuse, N.Y. The game with The Orange will be the fourth in a five-game road series for the Horned Frogs.