The loss drops Texas Tech to 12-12 on
the season and 2-5 in the Big 12 while
The Tigers then rode the arm of ace Aaron Crow (6-0) who pushed his scoreless streak to 33 2/3 innings by holding Tech to just two hits and struckout nine over the next eight innings. Crow came into tonight’s game having thrown back-to-back shutouts.
Texas Tech got a strong start from right-hander Nate Karns (1-4) who had struggled in his last three outings on the mound. Karns allowed just one run on six hits over 5 1/3 innings and struckout five.
Nick Tepesch picked up his fourth save after pitching a scoreless ninth.
The Red Raiders will look to even up
this three-game series on Saturday afternoon.
First pitch for game-two is set for 2 p.m.