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No. 10 Texas Tech 81, Pacific 61

December 18, 1995

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) _ Michi Atkins scored 18 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as No. 10 Texas Tech rebounded from an upset loss to beat Pacific 81-61 Sunday in the third place game of the Golden Bear Classic.

Texas Tech (6-2) lost to Southern Mississippi 79-76 in Saturday night’s opening game, but bounced back Sunday and took a 49-23 halftime lead.

The Lady Raiders shot 65.7 percent in the first half, making 23 of 35 shots. Pacific (3-3) was just 9-for-29 (27.6 percent).

Atkins and Alicia Thompson scored 18 points each, while Kim Sumrall scored 14 points.

Kate McAllister scored 23 points, including 14 of Pacific’s 23 points in the first half. Kathy Lauritzen scored 13.

Texas Tech built up a 32-point lead in the second half before bring in reserves.