They were the last Red Raiders off the court. Texas Tech had just beaten Oklahoma State off a 3-pointer by junior guard Devaugntah Williams with 10 seconds left in the game.
With one week remaining in league play, the Big 12 regular season title is up for grabs. Kansas, the champion for the past 10 years, has its 11th straight title within reach.
Pernell Jefferson considers himself honored to receive an offer from Texas Tech. "I was extremely excited when I got the offer from (Red Raiders assistant) coach (Kevin) Curtis," he said.