Texas Tech puts streak on line vs Providence

Texas Tech (6-0) vs. Providence (6-1)

Dunkin’ Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Texas Tech looks for its seventh straight win of the season as it goes up against Providence. Texas Tech is looking to extend its current six-game winning streak. Providence is coming off an 85-71 win over St. Peter’s in its most recent game.

BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: Providence’s Nate Watson has averaged 17.7 points and 5.9 rebounds while Noah Horchler has put up 11.9 points and 8.7 rebounds. For the Red Raiders, Bryson Williams has averaged 14.5 points and 6.2 rebounds while Davion Warren has put up 12.8 points.

FUELING THE OFFENSE: Horchler has been directly responsible for 44 percent of all Providence field goals over the last three games. The senior forward has 16 field goals and 11 assists in those games.

STREAK STATS: Providence has won its last four home games, scoring an average of 81.5 points while giving up 66.5.

ASSIST DISTRIBUTION: The Friars have recently converted buckets via assists more often than the Red Raiders. Providence has 47 assists on 62 field goals (75.8 percent) over its previous three outings while Texas Tech has assists on 52 of 96 field goals (54.2 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: The disruptive Texas Tech defense has forced opponents to turn the ball over on 28.7 percent of all possessions, the sixth-best rate in the country. Providence has a forced-turnover percentage of only 16.2 percent through seven games (ranking the Friars 313th among Division I teams).


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