Postgame: K-State 83, Texas Tech 64

When Kansas State’s 83-64 victory over Texas Tech was complete Tuesday at United Spirit Arena, there was no reason for the Wildcats to celebrate.

Oh sure, they crushed the Red Raiders in business-like fashion and won their first game in Lubbock, Texas since the 1980s, but the victory was expected.

After winning six straight games overall and six straight on the road (all against Big 12 competition) the Wildcats have come to look at results like Tuesday’s as ordinary.

In his postgame news conference, K-State coach Frank Martin said his players spent so little time patting each other on the back that they were already thinking about Saturday’s game against Missouri before leaving the locker room.
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Live Blog: Texas Tech 66, K-State 14

FINAL
And Texas Tech wins it 66-14. Check in later for a postgame report.

4:09 Fourth Quarter
Thomas seems OK on the sidelines, but Keithen Valentine has been playing late in the blowout.

Texas Tech just threw its eighth touchdown pass of the game, which is the most every allowed in a single game by K-State.

Brutal loss here in Lubbock. Steven Sheffield’s line alone was 490 yards and seven touchdowns.

Indivudally, Jeffrey Fitzgerald and Keithen Valentine have played good games for the Wildcats. Fitzgerald came up with a sack and a pick 6. Valentine may end with more than 100 yards and a TD.
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Gameday Preview: K-State at Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas — It’s hard to imagine any two teams being more different than Texas Tech and Kansas State.

One, Texas Tech, is loaded on offense and tries to score on drives that last less than a minute. The other, Kansas State, is limited in its big play capabilities and tries to score with long, sustained drives.

For that reason, time of possession will be important in today’s 6 p.m. game. Kansas State is hoping to keep its defense off the field as long as possible so it’s rested and ready when Texas Tech starts throwing.
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