3rd Quarter Report
Only one more quarter stands between Texas Tech and the victory they were favored to collect coming into this evening. They have jumped out to a 21-14 lead against UCF. Texas Tech’s offense has been firing on all cylinders thus far, outscoring their total from last Saturday with time still left to play.
If Texas Tech keeps playing like this, they’ll bump their record up to 5-5 in no time. On the other hand, UCF will have to make due with a 5-5 record unless they turn things around (and fast).
UCF Knights @ Texas Tech Red Raiders
Current Records: UCF 5-5, Texas Tech 5-5
How To Watch
- When: Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 5 p.m. ET
- Where: Jones AT&T Stadium — Lubbock, Texas
- TV: Fox Sports 2
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
What to Know
The UCF Knights and the Texas Tech Red Raiders are set to square off in a Big 12 battle at 5:00 p.m. ET on November 18th at Jones AT&T Stadium. The pair worked hard to overcome the odds in their previous battles and are surely both feeling confident heading into this clash.
UCF can now show off three landslide victories after their most recent contest on Saturday. They took their game at home with ease, bagging a 45-3 win over Oklahoma State. The win made it back-to-back wins for UCF.
Multiple players turned in solid performances to lead UCF to victory, but perhaps none more so than RJ Harvey, who rushed for 206 yards and three touchdowns while picking up 8.6 yards per carry. Harvey really tore up the turf during one magnificent 92-yard run. Another player making a difference was John Rhys Plumlee, who threw for 299 yards and three touchdowns on only 18 passes.
Kansas typically have all the answers at home, but on Saturday Texas Tech proved too difficult a challenge. Texas Tech came out on top in a nail-biter against Kansas and snuck past 16-13.
Jerand Bradley and Tahj Brooks were among the main playmakers for Texas Tech as the former picked up 91 receiving yards and the latter rushed for 133 yards and a touchdown. Brooks is on a roll when it comes to rushing yards, as he’s now rushed for 100 or more in the last three games he’s played. Gino Garcia did his part by putting the ‘special’ in special teams, booting in three field goals.
The win got UCF back to even at 5-5. As for Texas Tech, the win also got them back to even at 5-5.