TCU vs Evansville

TCU 70, Evansville 68


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Hank Thorns scored the tying and winning baskets, the latter with 2 seconds left in overtime, to boost TCU to a 70-68 victory over Evansville on Saturday night in the Mountain West-Missouri Valley Challenge.

Thorns, who led the Horned Frogs with 21 points, tied the game 68-68 with 1:01 to play before his late layup won it. His 3-pointer also forced overtime by forging a 62-62 tie with 20 seconds left in regulation.

Colt Ryan scored 31 points, including 14-for-16 from the line, to pace the Purple Aces (3-3). Ryan has reached double figures in every game.

J.R. Cadot had 13 points and 10 rebounds, Amric Fields scored 12 points and Adrick McKinney grabbed 14 rebounds for TCU (6-2), which won its third in a row.

TCU held a 41-27 edge on the boards.

Both TCU's Jim Christian and Evansville's Marty Simmons coached their 300th games.

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TCU Horned Frogs
A. Fields, F284-64-631312
A. McKinney, F273-63-414139
H. Thorns, G418-182-415421
J. Cadot, G396-70-0101413
N. Butler, G320-40-03140
G. Green311-64-45146
K. Anderson122-40-01214
C. Crossland91-10-01123
C. Williams51-10-00012
J. Ray10-10-00010
Totals 26-5413-1841132770
Evansville Aces
K. Harris, F371-63-45045
D. Holmes, F362-84-40828
M. Peeler, C142-40-01024
C. Ryan, G427-1714-1681431
T. Taylor, G262-24-64018
N. Cox282-92-31216
L. Jones201-32-41034
R. Sawvell131-10-02022
J. Jahr70-10-01010
R. Cesnulevicius10-00-00000
J. Nelson10-00-00000
Totals 18-5129-3727112068
Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iowa St.12-625-99
W. Virginia11-725-1024
Oklahoma St.8-1018-1449
Kansas St.8-1015-17100
Texas Tech3-1513-19184

Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-130-517
N. Iowa16-231-414
Illinois St.11-722-1362
Indiana St.11-715-16190
Missouri St.5-1311-20247
So. Illinois4-1412-21278
Other games
NC 72 Final
Kentucky 73
Iowa St 66 Final
Michigan 76
TXPA 35 Final
Ohio St 64
Purdue 63 Final
XAV 66
Arkansas 62 Final
UConn 75
GONZ 75 Final
Illinois 82
MU 61 Final
Wisc 54
PITT 61 Final
Tenn 56
S Florida 42 Final
Kansas 70
PORT 53 Final
STL 73
SFA 42 Final
Tx A&M 55
Aus Peay 60 Final
Memphis 91
W Virg 62 Final
Miss St 75