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Recap: Kansas 60, Texas Tech 46
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Date: January 12, 2013 4:00 PM EDT
  

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Kevin Young scored 14 points and No. 6 Kansas beat Texas Tech 60-46 on Saturday for the Jayhawks' 13th straight win.

Jeff Withey and Travis Releford added 12 points each. Withey pulled down seven rebounds in the first Big 12 road game for Kansas.

The Jayhawks (14-1, 2-0 Big 12) trailed briefly early on. They started the second half with a 12-0 run and stretched their lead as the game wore on.

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Jamal Williams scored 11 points to lead Texas Tech (8-6, 1-2) and Dejan Kravic added nine points and got eight rebounds.

Kansas got the ball inside often and successfully, getting 28 points in the paint. They also took advantage of the Red Raiders' 16 turnovers, converting them into 17 points.

After shooting just 28 percent in the first half, Kansas more than doubled that, hitting 14 of 23 shots.

Young, who hit just one field goal in the first half, provided the early spark, scoring eight of the Jayhawks' first 12 points during a span that saw the Red Raiders go completely cold - no points for nearly six minutes.

Releford got back-to-back steals during a 12-3 run late in the game. On one, he fed Young for a layup and on the second one he outraced his defender and dunked it to put the Jayhawks up 58-40.

Naadir Tharpe came off the bench in the second half and gave Kansas a lift from behind the arc, making both of his 3-pointers.

Jaye Crockett, averaging 14.8 points to lead the Red Raiders, usually comes off the bench to give Texas Tech a boost. On Saturday, he came in after the first four minutes of the game but did not score in the next 34 minutes. He got a 3-pointer with less two minutes remaining in the game.

The Jayhawks continued their pursuit of a record ninth straight Big 12 title. Kansas has won six outright championships and twice shared the title with Texas, in 2006 and `08 - the year the Jayhawks won the national title.

The Red Raiders stayed close in the first half, and if not for 13 turnovers and the number of times they sent the Jayhawks to the line, they might have held the lead at halftime. Kansas hit 16 of 18 free throws off 13 Texas Tech fouls and led 27-25 at the break.

It was the Jayhawks' lowest first-half scoring total this season, fewer than the 28 they got in a win over Chattanooga early in the season.

The Red Raiders finished the half on a 5-1 run, including three free throws by Jamal Williams, who was fouled on a 3-point attempt by Elijah Johnson with five seconds remaining.

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 NCAA BK RECAPS
 Saturday, Jan 12
 
    Georgetown at St Johns
11:00 AM EDT
    Virginia at Clemson
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    Delaware at Georgia State
12:00 PM EDT
    Minnesota at Indiana
12:00 PM EDT
    Duke at North Carolina State
12:00 PM EDT
    Villanova at Syracuse
12:00 PM EDT
    Northeastern at Towson
12:00 PM EDT
    Marquette at Pittsburgh
12:00 PM EDT
    Tennessee at Alabama
1:00 PM EDT
    Mississippi St at Georgia
1:45 PM EDT
    Auburn at South Carolina
1:45 PM EDT
    Kansas State at West Virginia
1:45 PM EDT
    UCLA at Colorado
2:00 PM EDT
    North Carolina at Florida State
2:00 PM EDT
    Texas at Iowa State
2:00 PM EDT
    Bradley at Northern Iowa
2:00 PM EDT
    Valparaiso at Wisconsin Milwaukee
2:00 PM EDT
    Illinois at Wisconsin
2:15 PM EDT
    Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech
2:30 PM EDT
    Fresno State at New Mexico
3:00 PM EDT
    Tulane at Southern Methodist
3:00 PM EDT
    Oklahoma State at Oklahoma
3:00 PM EDT
    Montana State at North Dakota
3:00 PM EDT
    Washington State at California
4:00 PM EDT
    Harvard at Dartmouth
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    William Mary at Hofstra
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    Texas AM at Kentucky
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    Florida at Louisiana State
4:00 PM EDT
    Kansas at Texas Tech
4:00 PM EDT
    George Washington at Xavier
4:00 PM EDT
    Boston College at Wake Forest
4:00 PM EDT
    Detroit at Cleveland State
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    Vanderbilt at Arkansas
6:00 PM EDT
    Saint Louis at Temple
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    Southern Cal at Utah
6:00 PM EDT
    Montana at Northern Colo
6:30 PM EDT
    Northridge at UC Irvine
7:00 PM EDT
    Hawaii at Long Beach State
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    Colorado State at San Diego State
8:00 PM EDT
    Drake at Illinois State
8:00 PM EDT
    Missouri at Mississippi
8:00 PM EDT
    Indiana State at Southern Illinois
8:00 PM EDT
    Arizona at Oregon State
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    Florida Atlantic at W. Kentucky
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    Memphis at UAB
8:30 PM EDT
    Sacramento State at Eastern Washington
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    Cal Riverside at Cal State Fullerton
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    Idaho State at Southern Utah
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    Santa Barbara at UC Davis
10:00 PM EDT
    Air Force at UNLV
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    Cal Poly SLO at Pacific
10:00 PM EDT
    Northern Arizona at Portland State
10:30 PM EDT
    Washington at Stanford
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