Texas Tech basketball: Red Raiders dominate Oklahoma State to move to 2-0 in Big 12 play

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Texas Tech center Warren Washington dominates his freshman counterpart

Red Raider fans certainly know that Warren Washington is one of the better big men in the Big 12. However, most folks in West Texas were not aware that Oklahoma State freshman big man Brandon Garrison was a McDonald's All-American as a high school prospect.

What's more, in his Big 12 debut, Garrison put up 20 points and eight boards in an overtime loss to Baylor. It was one of just three double-digit games he's had this season but that performance was enough to warrant concerns that he could have another big game on Tuesday night.

That didn't happen, though. Instead, the super-senior Washington looked like a grown man facing off with a child when the two went head-to-head.

Finishing with 16 points, five assists, four rebounds, and two blocks, Washington had another dominant game. Meanwhile, Garrison mustered just four points and five rebounds in 33 minutes of action.

It was the second time in as many Big 12 games this year that Washington has dominated his counterpart. In Austin on Saturday, he put up 15 points, three rebounds, and three blocks while Texas big man Kadin Shedrick scored only two points and grabbed five boards.

Washington continues to be Tech's muscle in the post. He's setting the tone for this team by imposing his will on other big men and Tuesday, he had his way against a young player who appears to be a year or two away from dominating in this conference.