Texas Tech Red Raiders guard Justin Gray

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Texas Tech's Late Surge Holds Off SFA 70-60

March 16, 2018 - 8:29 am

DALLAS (105.3 The Fan) - The Red Raiders had quite the scare in their opening round game of the NCAA Tournament at the American Airlines Center Thursday night. 

Texas Tech rallied in the final minutes to avoid the upset by Stephen F. Austin, winning 70-60.

Keenan Evans scored 19 of his 23 points in the second half to complete the comeback.

Texas Tech will play six-seeded Florida on Saturday night to see who will advance to the Sweet 16.