All ❄️ for Keenan Evans.pic.twitter.com/D7WQyfLS9h
— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) February 1, 2018
Keenan Evans hit an 18-foot jumper at the buzzer Wednesday night, lifting 10th-ranked Texas Tech to a 73-71 victory over Texas in an overtime thriller in Lubbock.
Kerwin Roach II made a 3-point shot with 12 seconds left to tie the game, setting up the dramatic final play.
Evans calmly brought the ball up and drained a shot over Roach from the top of the key.
“He made a tough step-back on me,” Roach told the team’s radio broadcast. “I guarded pretty well … but it was a tough shot by a good player.”
Evans led Texas Tech with a career-high 38 points on 9 of 13 shooting from the field. Evans was also 2 of 4 on three-pointers and 18 of 20 from the free-throw line.
Roach scored 20 to lead Texas.
Texas Tech 18-4, 6-3
Texas 14-8, 4-5
Keenan’s last three games: 2️⃣6️⃣ points, 3️⃣1️⃣ points and 3️⃣8️⃣ points. Three W’s.
— Texas Tech Basketball (@TexasTechMBB) February 1, 2018