Texas Tech routs Omaha 96-40 behind Shannon Jr

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Texas Tech's Bryson Williams dunks during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Omaha on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, in Lubbock, Texas. (Brad Tollefson/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal via AP)

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Terrance Shannon Jr. scored 18 points and Texas Tech beat Omaha 96-40. The 56-point margin of victory ranks fifth in program history. The Red Raiders beat Nicholls State by 72 points in the 2002-03 season. Shannon sank 6 of 11 shots — 3 of 4 from 3-point range — for the Red Raiders (5-0). Texas Tech led 43-20 at halftime and used a 21-0 run in the second half to take a 74-27 lead with 9:06 left to play.