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Texas Tech beats Florida A&M 70-56

By LANDON WRIGHT
Associated Press

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Trency Jackson and Josh Gray each scored 10 points to lead Texas Tech to a 70-56 win over Florida A&M on Monday.

Jordan Tolbert added nine points, 10 rebounds and two blocks for the Red Raiders (7-4). Dejan Kravic had eight points, eight rebounds and two blocks.

Jamie Adams led Florida A&M (4-9) with 22 points and five steals. Reggie Lewis added 10 points for the Rattlers.

The Red Raiders trailed until Toddrick Gotcher's field goal gave them a 20-19 lead with 5:01 left in the first half. That was the only lead change; Texas Tech eventually led 45-28 just over 3 minutes into the second half.

Texas Tech shot 39% from the field but made 84% from the free-throw line. The Rattlers made 53% from the free-throw line.

The Red Raiders open Big 12 Conference play Saturday at TCU.

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