K-State forwards Peyton Williams and Ayoka Lee both eclipsed the 20-point mark Saturday afternoon, helping the Wildcats hold off Texas Tech for a 76-72 road win in Lubbock, Texas.
Williams and Lee registered 21 points, respectively, while point guard Angela Harris supplied 17 points.
For Harris, that included six straight points in the fourth quarter, handing K-State a 65-60 lead with 4:38 to go.
The Wildcats (7-6, 1-1 Big 12) never trailed the rest of the way.
“Today was a hard-fought game, as neither team could get away from each other at any point in this game,” K-State head coach Jeff Mittie said in a release. “I thought Tech made some big plays, but I was proud of our group for answering those threes. I am proud of our players for regrouping and making some tough plays.”
With the win, K-State tied the school record for consecutive Big 12 road wins with six, extending a streak that started last February.
To do so, it helped K-State that Williams and Lee did more than just score.
Three Wildcats scored in double figures. Williams carded 21 points, eight rebounds, four assists and a steal. Lee recorded her fifth game with 20-plus points, registering 20 points, nine rebounds and a career-high three steals.
Harris paired her 17 points with six assists and four rebounds.
In the third quarter, K-State opened its largest lead of the night — at 50-41 — using a 7-0 run, which forced a Texas Tech timeout with 5:13 left. Williams kicked things off with her second 3-pointer of the quarter, Harris followed with a jumper and Lee converted a layup.
Still, Texas Tech responded.
The Red Raiders used three 3-pointers to tie the game at 52-all with 48 seconds left in the third. But K-State answered with a triple from guard Savannah Simmons, whose basket gave the Wildcats a 55-52 lead.
Texas Tech seized a 60-59 lead with 6:44 remaining, but that’s when Harris went on her personal 6-0 run.
That was enough for the Wildcats to secure a road win.
K-State returns to action Wednesday, hosting Oklahoma State. Tipoff at Bramlage Coliseum is set for 6:30 p.m.