LUBBOCK — Texas Tech rallied from a 7-3 deficit, scoring two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat TCU 8-7 and avoid a three-game series sweep by the Horned Frogs.TCU led 7-3 entering the bottom of the sixth. Tech scored three runs to pull within 7-6 before completing its comeback in the eighth.Tech’s Brett Bell walked to lead off the eighth and moved to third on a double by Devon Conley off TCU’s Alex Young (3-3). Young cut down Bell at home on Bryant Burleson’s squeeze bunt, but Tech’s Eric Gutierrez doubled in Conley for 7-7.Burleson eventually scored for an 8-7 Tech lead on a grounder.TCU’s Brett Johnson reached in the ninth on an error, but Tech reliever Johnathon Tripp struck out Dylan Fitzgerald and Kevin Cron. Travis Hennessey flied out to end the game.Texas Tech opened the scoring with three runs in the first inning. With one on and two out, TCU starter Andrew Mitchell issued back-to-back walks to load the bases. Jake Barrios wasted no time clearing the bases as he tripled off the right-field wall for a 3-0 Red Raiders lead.TCU sent 11 men to the plate in a five-run third. Jantzen Witte’s sacrifice fly made it 3-1, and Paul Hendrix’s three-run homer made it 4-3. A Tech error and three walks made it 5-3.Keaton Jones squeezed home a TCU run for a 6-3 lead in the fifth, and Witte drove in Cody Jones in the sixth for 7-3. With the bases loaded and two outs, Tech turned a double play to end the inning on a grounder to second.