March Madness: Texas Tech head to Elite Eight


Came into the tournament shooting almost seventy seven percent from the free throw line we didn't make free throws no those those things come back and bite you you know you gotta you gotta continue to do fundamental things and you when you have open shots this time of year and a further you're gonna tournament there's less and less open shots so when you get one you have to make it they did we didn't so they're seven of the eight purdue seeking its first elite eight appearances two thousand boilermakers had lost all three sweet sixteen games under matt painter including a thirty two point loss last year to kansas the largest tournament loss in purdue history texas tech in search of their first ever elite eight appearance stevenson brings it up the floor off the culver and now they'll spread the floor culver moves through traffic underneath cyrus the punctuation mark for texas tech four seconds to go purdue will not take another shot at texas tech makes history for the first time ever texas tech gets to the round of eight for the first time in school history as chris beard in his second year leads these defensiveminded red raiders into a date with villanova for the regional championship on sunday how about this run for chris beard in the red raiders third seat onto the elite following a seventy eight sixty five win keita evans had sixteen they also receive thirty three points from their bench as opposed to just six for the boilermakers reserves zac smith fourteen points five boards they trail by as many as seven in the first half did the red raiders before closing it on our ten to nothing ron never got closer than one point the rest of the way beard postgame bill hard von dame we expected firsthalf both defenses were really hard to score against our offense opened up a little bit in the.

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