NCAA Game Summary - Texas Tech at Baylor|
(Saturday, November 3rd)
Final Score: Texas Tech 38, Baylor 7
Waco, TX (Sports Network) - Graham Harrell completed 37-of-46 pass attempts
for 433 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Texas Tech Red Raiders to a
38-7 win over the Baylor Bears in a Big 12 Conference showdown at Floyd Casey
Aaron Crawford was Harrell's favorite target, hauling in 10 passes for 82
yards and two touchdowns. Danny Amendola also had a big day for the Red
Raiders (7-3, 3-3 Big 12), making eight grabs for 108 yards. Crawford led
Texas Tech on the ground, carrying the ball nine times for 44 yards and another
Baylor (3-7, 0-6) was led by quarterback Blake Szymanski, who completed 25-
of-41 passes for 191 yards and a score.
Texas Tech opened up the scoring midway through the first quarter on a 37-
yard touchdown strike from Harrell to Eric Morris.
The Red Raiders made it a 14-0 game minutes later, when Crawford scored on a
three-yard touchdown plunge.
Texas Tech took a 17-0 lead into the half, when Alex Trlica drilled a 23-yard
field goal in the closing seconds of the second quarter.
Harrell gave the Red Raiders a 24-0 lead, early in the third quarter, when he
hooked up with Crawford for a 17-yard score.
Crawford extended the Texas Tech lead, midway through the third quarter, on a
17-yard touchdown run.
Harrell and Crawford hooked up again minutes later, this time on a seven-yard
touchdown strike, to give the Red Raiders a 38-0 lead.
Baylor broke the shut out, in the game's final minute, when Szymanski found
Brandon Whitaker for a seven-yard score to make it a 38-7 final.
Harrell's 433-yard performance put the signal-caller over the 4,000-yard mark
for the second straight season.
Following the game, Texas Tech head coach Mike Leach commented on his
"I thought that Graham played really well, but it was really a group effort.
Our offensive line played well today, and that was really the key to the game.
I thought that (Michael) Crabtree played well and did some nice things. We got
good distribution to our wide receivers which is really the key to this
11/03 20:56:49 ET