The Red Raiders (8-6, 0-1 Big 12) fell behind by as many as 17 points in the first half before getting back into the game thanks in part to Jaye Crockett's game-high 20 points and 11 rebounds.
Dusty Hannahs added 16 points in the loss.
Texas Tech hosts West Virginia (9-5, 1-0 Big 12) at 6 p.m. Monday at United Spirit Arena.
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