3 takeaways from Texas Tech-UCF: Red Raiders snap skid behind Kerwin Walton’s effort
Kerwin Walton, who entered the game as the best player by offensive rating in the country according to KenPom, had an excellent night for the Red Raiders.
Walton was 4-for-5 from beyond the arc, knocking down four of the team’s five 3-pointers in the first half.
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Not alone on the offensive end, Darrion Williams chipped in a 13-point double-double of his own while Warren Washington posted a 10-point double-double in his return after missing Tuesday’s game against Baylor with an illness.
UCF ice cold from deep
The Knights couldn’t get anything to sink from beyond the arc despite a bevy of clean looks from deep.
Entering the break at 1-17 from beyond the arc, the Knights would finish 5-24 on the game. Jaylin Sellers was the lone Knight to knock down multiple 3-pointers, finishing 4-of-6 from beyond the arc.
Red Raiders snap skid, host Jayhawks Monday
Texas Tech ended its three-game losing streak with the win over UCF, but has another big game looming on Monday night.
The Red Raiders have a quick turnaround with the Jayhawks coming to town for the lone meeting between the two teams at the United Supermarkets Arena. Kansas will bring former Red Raider Kevin McCullar Jr. to town for his final return to Lubbock.