LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -Nick Okorie scored 16 points in his debut as a Red Raider to lead Texas Tech to a 81-47 victory over Saint Francis on Friday.
The Red Raiders started the game slowly, allowing the Red Flash to take a 13-12 lead in the early stages. But Texas Tech opened the second half with a 21-9 run.
Texas Tech also had solid contributions from forward Trevor Cook, who scored 10 points in the first half, and John Roberson, who added 13 points.
Devin Sweetney and Marquis Ford led the Red Flash with 11 points each. Saint Francis had 23 points in the second half.
The win opened Pat Knight's first full season as Texas Tech's coach. His father Bob Knight resigned in February. The younger Knight went 4-7 to finish the season.

NCAAB Headlines

More inNCAAB News  

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Texas to contend in 2016-17? Now with a year at Texas under his belt, can Shaka Smart expect bigger things from the Longhorns in 2016-17?
Thumbnail 2017 NCAA Championship Odds Following Villanova’s big win in the 2016 NCAA Tournament, who has emerged as the favorite to win the 2017 NCAA Tournament?
Thumbnail Will Huskies reach hallowed ground vs.Orange?   As the old saying goes, three things are certain in life: death, taxes and UConn in an NCAA tournament setting.
Thumbnail Nova vs. UNC Player Prop Odds & Picks Here’s a look at some of the player prop odds ahead of tonight’s national championship matchup between North Carolina and Villanova at 9:19PM ET.
Thumbnail National Title Line Movement Report Both the side and the total have moved ahead of tonight’s NCAA National Championship Game between North Carolina and Villanova.
More inNCAAB Articles  

NCAAB Team Pages