Eron Harris added 18 points and Terry Henderson scored 16 as
West Virginia (10-5, 2-0) won its third straight game. Devin
Williams contributed 12 points and seven rebounds for the
Mountaineers, who never trailed in the extra session.
Jordan Tolbert had 18 points and 12 rebounds while Toddrick
Gotcher added 17 points for Texas Tech (8-7, 0-2). Jaye Crockett
scored 15 points but his tying 3-point attempt from the right
corner at the end of overtime bounced off the rim.
West Virginia led most of the contest and Texas Tech finally
caught the Mountaineers at 68 on a basket by Crockett with just
under four minutes remaining in regulation. Crockett's
three-point play with 2:55 left put the Red Raiders ahead but
West Virginia eventually tied the game at 77 on a 3-pointer by
Henderson with 16.8 seconds left.
Staten scored 11 first-half points and Henderson added 10 as
West Virginia took a 39-33 lead into the break. The Mountaineers
scored the first five of the second half and took an 11-point
lead on a 3-pointer by Harris.
GAME NOTEBOOK: G Dusty Hannahs added 14 points for the Red
Raiders, who held a 35-26 advantage on the boards. … The
20-point outing is the fourth of the season for Staten. …
Crockett raised his career point total to 998 as he closes in on
becoming the 36th player in Texas Tech history to reach 1,000 in
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