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Texas Tech remains unbeaten with 74-53 victory

Nov 29, 2009 - 12:47 AM LUBBOCK, Texas(AP) -- Texas Tech followed the same formula it has all season, getting balanced scoring to defeat Samford 74-53 Saturday and remain unbeaten.

The Red Raiders (7-0) got 16 points from John Roberson, 15 from David Tairu, 14 from Nick Okorie and 11 from Mike Singletary to run their win streak to seven games. Roberson also had nine assists and three steals, while Singletary pulled down eight rebounds.

Six Texas Tech players average between 8 and 13.8 points per game for the season.

In contrast, Samford (1-5) got 26 points from Josh Davis on Saturday. But he was the only Bulldogs player in double figures.

Texas Tech shot 54.7 percent from the field (29 for 53), while Samford shot just 36.7 percent (18 for 49).






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    Samford 53, Texas Tech 74  FinalNov 29 9:05 AM


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    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    SAMFORD 28 25 53
    TEXAS TECH 36 38 74 FINAL

    HIGH SCORERS: SAMFORD - JOSH DAVIS 26, TREY MONTGOMERY 9,
    JEFFREY MERRITT 4
    TEXAS TECH - JOHN ROBERSON 16, DAVID TAIRU 15,
    NICK OKORIE 14

    Nov 28 6:20 PM


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    SAMFORD 28
    TEXAS TECH 36 HALFTIME

    Nov 28 5:18 PM