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Sooners rally to beat Texas Tech in Big 12 tourney

Published on NewsOK Modified: May 22, 2014 at 4:10 pm •  Published: May 22, 2014
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Sheldon Neuse's single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored two and gave Oklahoma a 9-8 win over Texas Tech that eliminated the Red Raiders from the Big 12 tournament Thursday.

Neuse's single with the bases loaded and one out scored Craig Aikin and Colbey Carpenter. Aikin had four hits, Neuse knocked in four runs and Carpenter had three hits.

Kindle Ladd earned the win in one inning of scoreless relief for Oklahoma (29-28).

Tyler Nelsony had four hits and knocked in two runs for the Red Raiders (40-17).

Texas Tech led 8-3 heading into the bottom of the eighth inning. Cameron Smith, the losing pitcher, gave way to Dalton Brown in the bottom of the ninth, and Brown gave up the game-winning hit.