Red Raiders Handle Gents, 93-41
Sunday, November 28, 2004



LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Jarrius Jackson scored 22 points and Ronald Ross added 17 as Texas Tech beat Centenary 93-41 Saturday night. Tech led 52-20 at halftime, thanks to an early 29-4 run and 54 percent shooting in the half.

Devonne Giles added 16 for Tech (2-1), which sailed to the easy victory at home. Freshman Damir Suljagic played and scored 12 for Tech on 5-of-6 shooting.

Chad Maclies scored nine points and Jamorrow Moragne had eight for Centenary (0-2).

Tech's defense and size also caused big problems for Centenary.

The Red Raiders held the Gents to 25 percent shooting and forced 21 turnovers, converting them into 33 points. Tech outscored the Gents 56-14 in the paint and outrebounded them 52-36.