ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) _ Chris Richburg hit for the cycle Wednesday night as Texas Tech defeated New Mexico State 16-10 in a game that saw nine players hit home runs.
Richburg singled in the second, doubled in the third, hit a two-run triple in the fourth and homered in the seventh. In between, he walked to reach base in the sixth and scored on a single by Roger Kieschnick.
Richburg is the first Red Raider to hit for the cycle in nine years.
New Mexico State (18-25) took an early 2-0 lead on a two-run single by Franky Busani.
The Red Raiders (20-23) answered with four runs in the top of the second. Jason Seefeld hit a two-run homer, scoring Richburg. Tanner Rindels and Chris Hall each hit solo home runs.
Marcus Quade homered in the bottom of the second and Chris Auten homered in the third to tie the game at 4-4.
Texas Tech added six runs in the fourth. Kieschnick homered and Willie Rueda hit a two-run single. Joey Kenworthy's single scored Rueda.
New Mexico State added three runs in the bottom of the fifth, but Texas Tech answered with four runs in the sixth.
Sam Janca (2-1) got the win for Texas Tech, giving up three runs on four hits and striking out one in 2 2-3 innings. Oliver Webster (1-4) took the loss, giving up 10 runs on 10 hits and striking out two in 3 1-3 innings.
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