|March Madness - Northern Kentucky Falls 72-57 to Texas Tech - Recap|
Jarrett Culver scored 29 points for Texas Tech on Friday, leading them to a 72-57 victory over Northern Kentucky at BOK Center.
Texas Tech was a -13.0-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Tariq Owens had 12 points for Texas Tech and Davide Moretti chipped in with 10 points. Matt Mooney had 8 assists for them, while Jarrett Culver was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Northern Kentucky got 23 points from Tyler Sharpe in a losing cause and another 11 points from Dantez Walton. Jalen Tate contributed 6 assists for them, while Adrian Nelson had 8 rebounds.
Texas Tech was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
Northern Kentucky won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-29.