– Since scoring 19 points against Iowa State on January 5, senior
Chynna Brown scored just 16 points across a two-game span, five against Kansas State and 11 against Oklahoma, before finding her stroke on the road against
the Longhorns on Wednesday.
Brown lit up against Texas going 9-for-16 from field for 20
points to lead Texas Tech in scoring en route to the Lady Raiders first win in
Austin since February 26,2006.
The Dallas, Texas native followed up that performance with
yet another solid night as on Saturday she reached the 20-point plateau for the
second-straight game-leading Tech in a 70-63 victory against No. 23/21 Kansas
inside the United Spirit Arena.
Brown finished the night shooting 8-for-13 from the field
for 20 points leading Texas Tech (14-4, 4-2 in Big 12 Conference play) in that
category, but also contributed in other facets of the game.
Brown led the team in assists with four and steals with four
as well, with the biggest of those coming with just 25 seconds left in
Kansas (11-5, 2-3) had cut the Lady Raider lead down to
three, 66-63, with just 45 seconds left on the clock, and brought the ball down
the court and a chance to either cut the lead down to one or tie the game
slipped away as Monica Engelman turned over the ball right into the hands of
Engelman finished the night with 12 points for the Jayhawks,
while Chelsea Gardner led all Kansas players in scoring with 18.
Along with Brown, Casey Morris for the third-straight game
reached double figures scoring 16 points on 5-for-10 shooting.
Tech now prepares for its first trip to Morgantown, West Virginia as the Lady Raiders and Mountaineers meet for the first time in
program history, first tip is set for 6 p.m. on Tuesday night.