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No. 17 Texas Tech 99, Nebraska 57

February 24, 2002

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) _ Jia Perkins scored 23 points and Natalie Ritchie added 21 with a career-high six 3-pointers as No. 17 Texas Tech beat Nebraska 99-57 Saturday night.

Ritchie hit two 3-pointers as Texas Tech (17-9, 8-7 Big 12) broke the game open with a 14-2 run midway through the first half.

Perkins and Ritchie combined for nine 3-pointers, a season high for Tech. Perkins also had seven assists. Casey Jackson grabbed 12 rebounds for the Lady Raiders.

Stephanie Jones led Nebraska (14-14, 4-11) with 11 points.

Tech forced 21 turnovers and scored 41 points off the Nebraska miscues.

Tech’s second-leading scorer, Amber Tarr, didn’t play because of back spasms.

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