Evans led Texas Tech to an, finishing with 26 points - and essentially outdueling Young, who missed all nine of his 3-pointers en route to scoring 19 points on 16 shots.
However, as Oklahoma (16-8, 6-6 Big 12) travels to play Texas Tech on Tuesday night, the Sooners' momentum has faded while the Red Raiders (21-4, 9-3) are gaining strength. The freshman guard was booed just about every time in touched the ball in the Sooners' fourth straight loss.
Behind a six-game winning streak, the Red Raiders (9-3) now sit atop the Big 12 Conference, one game ahead of the West Virginia Mountaineers (8-4) with only six remaining conference games. OU lost 88-80 Saturday at last-place Iowa State, which is 13-11 overall, including an 18-point win over Big 12 leader Texas Tech.
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Each time Oklahoma cut back the lead late in the game, the Red Raiders answered.
Young had some flashes throughout the game, but he had only the one hot streak at the beginning of the second half. Both those numbers rank outside the top 300 in Division I, and during this eight-game stretch, the Sooners have allowed opponents to shoot 39.7 percent from behind the arc.
If Oklahoma can't get past this next road test - and it hasn't been successful in its last five road encounters - it will drop off the radar and fall outside of the top 25, which is where they were to begin the season.
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And of course, the Texas Tech student section let him know what they thought about his performance.
Norense Odiase had another strong game in the paint for Texas Tech with 14 points and five boards in 20 minutes. Meanwhile, Texas Tech leads the Big 12 and is ranked No. 7 in the country.
The Eagles (16-10, 6-7 ACC) hadn't won a road game in conference play since a March 3, 2015 win at Virginia Tech and had lost 23 straight before playing the Panthers. "We were fortunate. He doesn't have many shooting nights like that".
Jaren Jackson Jr. erupted for a career-high 27 points, and the Spartans extended their winning streak to nine games by overwhelming the Golden Gophers in Minneapolis. Virginia's De'Andre Hunter scored 22 points, including a four-point play with three minutes to play. "We made it tough on him at times in the game". James and Young also contributed with 11 points.
No. 13 Kansas 83, Iowa State 77: Udoka Azubuike scored 19 points, Malik Newman had 17 and visiting Kansas bounced back from a brutal loss at Baylor by beating Iowa State.