Houston vs TCU

Houston 54, TCU 48

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Houston's TaShawn Thomas led a dominate performance in the paint with 19 points and 12 rebounds as the Cougars defeated TCU 54-48 on Tuesday night.

The Cougars (6-2) nearly doubled up on the Horned Frogs (6-3) in the paint, outscoring TCU 32-18.

The Horned Frogs kept the nation's 19th-best scoring offense in check, but they couldn't keep up. TCU was the third-best team in the NCAA in scoring defense going into the game, giving up just 52.6 points per game.

Houston, which came into the game averaging 81.0 points per game - 19th-best in the NCAA - was held to its season low in points. But TCU shot just 33.3 percent, including 5 of 18 from 3-point range.

Joseph Young added 12 points for the Cougars, snapping a two-game losing streak.

Kyan Anderson led TCU with 20 points. Adrick McKinney scored 10 and had 20 rebounds.

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Houston Cougars
T. Thomas, F298-173-4121219
M. McLean, F271-30-09022
D. House, F252-114-46009
J. Young, G282-78-951012
J. Thompson, G252-41-21135
T. Womack150-10-01410
J. Stiggers140-30-02010
B. Morris130-10-00120
L. Barnes100-20-01020
V. Izundu102-21-22005
L. Gibson41-20-13032
Totals 18-5317-224381654
 34%77.3% 
TCU Horned Frogs
D. Abron, F150-20-04030
G. Green, F151-50-02032
N. Butler Lind, G403-110-02426
K. Anderson, G377-192-523220
J. Ray, G120-21-22111
A. McKinney354-82-6200310
C. Crossland183-60-02126
C. Zurcher120-00-00210
C. Hill Jr.111-30-00023
T. Montigel50-10-01100
Totals 19-575-1339121948
 33.3%38.5% 
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Oklahoma12-629-86
Texas11-720-1327
Iowa St.10-823-1223
Baylor10-822-1225
Texas Tech9-919-1336
Kansas St.5-1317-1690
Oklahoma St.3-1512-20172
TCU2-1612-21174
 
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