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Men's Basketball 2012-13 coverage

Kansas defeats Texas Tech, 60-46

  • 3 p.m., Jan. 12, 2013
  • United Spirit Arena, Lubbock, TX
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Notebook: KU shuts down Crockett; Self says possession-arrow rule 'makes zero sense'

Billed as one of the best sixth men in the country, Texas Tech’s Jaye Crockett had a game to forget against Kansas University on Saturday at United Spirit Arena. By Gary Bedore

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KU coach Bill Self talks after win over Texas Tech

Kansas coach Bill Self talks after his team's 60-46 win over Texas Tech on Jan. 12, 2012.

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Travis Releford and Kevin Young

Kansas seniors Travis Releford and Kevin Young talk to reporters following the Jayhawks' 60-46 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday.

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Opinion: Jayhawks will need to turn up juice against Baylor

There are a lot of reasons to like the Kansas basketball team's chances against Baylor on Monday, even after a sluggish performance in a 60-46 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan writes. • Box score • Photo gallery

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Red Raiders pleased with defense against Ben McLemore

Texas Tech junior Jamal Williams led his team with 11 points Saturday in a 60-46 loss to Kansas in United Spirit Arena. But it was talk of his defense that put a smile on his face. By Tom Keegan

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FINAL: KU finishes strong, knocks out Texas Tech, 60-46

Kevin Young posted a team-high 14 points on 7-for-9 shooting, leading the Kansas men's basketball team to a 60-46 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday afternoon at United Spirit Arena in Lubbock, Texas.

With Tech slowing down the tempo, KU led just 27-25 at halftime before pulling away.

The Jayhawks were just 5-for-18 from the floor in the first half (28 percent), which was the fewest made baskets in a half for KU since it made six shots in the first half against Oklahoma State on Feb. 13, 2006.

KU followed that with a 60.9-percent shooting mark in the second half (14-for-23).

Jeff Withey and Travis Releford added 12 points apiece, while Ben McLemore chipped in 10.

The Jayhawks scored a season-low 60 points, marking their lowest output since scoring 59 in the NCAA championship game against Kentucky last season.

KU (14-1) will play host to Baylor at 8 p.m. Monday.

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