Alabama holds off Texas Tech rally for 66-62 win

Alabama holds off Texas Tech rally for 66-62 win
December 19, 2012, 10:26 pm
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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Trevor Lacey scored 21 points and grabbed six rebounds to help Alabama hold off Texas Tech for a 66-62 win Wednesday night.

Lacey scored 11 of his points in the first eight minutes of the game, hitting four consecutive 3-pointers.

Trevor Releford added 17 points and six rebounds for the Crimson Tide (7-3), who led by 20 points with 12 minutes to play before the Red Raiders rallied.

Jaye Crockett had 22 points and 11 rebounds for the Red Raiders (5-3), and Jordan Tolbert added 12 points. Led by Tolbert, Crockett and freshman Josh Gray, Texas Tech rallied, pulling within 63-61 on a Ty Nurse 3-pointer with 1:08 left.

Levi Randolph's layup with 35 seconds to go put the Tide back up by four, and Alabama held on from there.

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