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No. 3 TCU faces Texas Tech in each team's B12 opener

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By BETSY BLANEY
Associated Press Writer

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury sees his players maturing this season and is eager to see how that translates to improved performance when the Red Raiders host third-ranked TCU in the Big 12 opener for both teams.

This is an early test against the team that scored a record 82 points against them last season.

The Red Raiders (3-0) have the fewest penalty yards per game in the Big 12 after ranking last in the league in 2014. They have also turned around their penchant for turnovers lost, with only three after 28 last year.

TCU coach Gary Patterson knows this isn't the same team the Horned Frogs (3-0) beat 82-27 at home last season - when Trevone Boykin threw a TCU-record seven touchdowns in the first three quarters.

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