NCAA Game Summary - Texas Tech at Colorado|
(Saturday, October 23rd)
Final Score: Texas Tech 27, Colorado 24
Boulder, CO (Sports Network) - Kicker Matt Williams connected on a 36-yard
field goal with 2:08 remaining in the game to give the Texas Tech Red Raiders
a 27-24 victory over the Colorado Buffaloes in a Big 12 Conference battle at
Taylor Potts completed 24-of-38 pass attempts for 286 yards and two touchdowns
for Texas Tech (4-3, 2-3 Big 12). Alexander Torres caught six passes for 133
yards and one touchdown in the win.
Colorado (3-4, 0-3) was led by quarterback Cody Hawkins, who threw for 274
yards and two scores on 22-of-43 passing. Toney Clemons had eight receptions
for 98 yards, while Paul Richardson caught four passes for 79 yards and two
Colorado struck first after Tyler Hansen rushed up the middle for a one-yard
touchdown, giving the Buffaloes the early advantage.
The score remained that way into the second quarter when Texas Tech answered
with a one-yard touchdown run from Aaron Crawford to knot the game up.
Colorado took a 10-7 lead into the intermission after kicker Aric Goodman
connected on a 23-yard field goal with 12 seconds remaining in the first half.
Hawkins found Paul Richardson for a three-yard touchdown pass early in the
third quarter to give Colorado a 17-7 lead.
The Red Raiders brought the deficit to 17-14 after Torres caught a 15-yard
touchdown pass from Potts.
Colorado took a 24-14 advantage into the final quarter after Hawkins once
again found Richardson, this time for a 60-yard touchdown completion.
It was all Texas Tech in the fourth quarter. The Red Raiders brought the
deficit to 24-17 after a 40-yard field goal from Matt Williams.
Potts completed a seven-yard touchdown pass to Lyle Leong to knot the game up
at 24 all.
With 2:08 remaining in the contest, Williams put the Red Raiders on top for
good after splitting the uprights from 36 yards out to give Texas Tech the
10/23 20:01:48 ET