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Texas Tech vs. TCU score update: Red Raiders grab halftime lead, buoyed by onside kick recovery

The Texas Tech Red Raiders are making it interesting as they lead the TCU Horned Frogs 21-20 at halftime of their Big 12 Conference game in Fort Worth, TX.

The Horned Frogs led 17-7 after Matthew Tucker's 4-yard touchdown run with 8:13 remaining in the half but the Red Raiders answered with a 4-play, 75 yard scoring drive that culminated in a 33-yard touchdown pass from Seth Doege to Darrin Moore to cut it to 17-14.

Then the Red Raiders recovered an onside kick on the ensuing kickoff and were able to score on a 29-yard touchdown pass to Eric Ward from Doege that was originally ruled an incomplete pass before it was overturned, giving the Red Raiders a 21-17 lead.

The Red Raiders have still not been able to run the ball against the TCU defense but have managed to stick around behind Doege's play (159 yards passing, 3 TDs). TCU has a much more balanced attack with quarterback Trevone Boykin (135 yards passing, 1 TD, 1 INT) and four players combining to give the Horned Frogs' running game its 110 yard total.

Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.