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Texas Tech keeps scoring, outlasts Kansas

Nov 12, 2022; Lubbock, Texas, USA;  Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Donovan Smith (7) reacts after scoring a touchdown against the Kansas Jayhawks in the second half at Jones AT&T Stadium and Cody Campbell Field. Mandatory Credit: Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Tyler Shough went 20-for-33 passing with 246 yards and a touchdown to lead Texas Tech to a 43-28 win over Kansas in Lubbock, Texas, on Saturday.

Shough also rushed for 76 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries for Texas Tech (5-5, 3-4 Big 12).

Jason Bean went 17-of-28 passing for 270 yards and three touchdowns, and Devin Neal rushed for 190 yards on 24 carries for Kansas (6-4, 3-4).

Texas Tech grabbed a 7-0 lead with 11:51 left in the first quarter on a 6-yard touchdown run by Donovan Smith, but Kansas answered, tying the game at 7-7 with 9:40 remaining in the first on a 66-yard touchdown pass from Bean to Jared Casey.

Following a 33-yard field goal by Trey Wolff with 5:53 to go in the first, Texas Tech extended its lead to 17-7 with 48 seconds remaining in the period on a 36-yard touchdown run by SaRodorick Thompson.

The Red Raiders went up 24-7 with 9:36 left in the second quarter on a 1-yard touchdown pass from Shough to Mason Tharp.

Kansas cut its deficit to 24-14 with 5:44 to go in the second on a 16-yard touchdown run by Bean, and then made it 24-21 with 2:31 until halftime on a 3-yard touchdown pass from Bean to Luke Grimm.

Texas Tech took a 27-21 on a 51-yard field goal by Wolff with three seconds left in the half.

Following a scoreless third quarter, Shough scored on a 9-yard touchdown run to give Texas Tech a 33-21 lead with 14:52 left in the game.

With 8:06 remaining, Kansas cut the Texas Tech lead to 33-28 on a 20-yard touchdown pass from Bean to Quentin Skinner.

Texas Tech extended its lead to 36-28 with 4:19 remaining on a 30-yard field goal by Wolff.

After Texas Tech sacked Bean and recovered a fumble at the Kansas 8-yard line, the Red Raiders took a 43-28 lead on a 5-yard touchdown run with 3:33 remaining by Tahj Brooks.

–Field Level Media