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GoFrogs: Horned Frogs Take Down Auburn in Big 12/SEC Challenge

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    GoFrogs: Horned Frogs Take Down Auburn in Big 12/SEC Challenge
    FORT WORTH – Senior Jaycee Bradley scored a season-high 24 points and junior Lauren Heard chipped in with 21 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double to lead the TCU Horned Frogs past the Auburn Tigers, 80-65, Saturday afternoon in the Big 12/SEC Challenge at Schollmaier Arena.

    TCU took a nine-point lead into the second quarter only to see Auburn come back and tie the game at 24-24. The Horned Frogs stopped the 13-2 Tiger run with a pair of free throws from Heard and then a lay-up from Jayde Woods. TCU would later score 14 straight points to take a 44-31 lead into the break.

    The Horned Frogs outscored the Tigers 20-16 in the third quarter to take a 17-point lead into the final quarter and led by as many as 25 points midway through the final period before closing with a 15-point victory.

    Auburn totaled two ties in the game at 5-5 and 24-24, but the Tigers would go the entire game without securing a lead.

    Bradley led all TCU players with her 24 points as she tied a season-high with five three-pointers made. Heard pulled down a season-high 10 rebounds and notched her first career double-double with a 21-point game.

    The Horned Frogs moved to 7-0 on the season, while Auburn dropped to 4-5.

    23 and .697 – The Horned Frogs drained a season-high 23 free throws, while also netting a season-best .697 percent from the charity stripe. Heard led the way with a 10-for-10 effort from the free throw line.

    TCU is back on the road next week as the team heads to College Station to take on Texas A&M next Wednesday, Dec. 11. Tip-off between the Horned Frogs and Aggies is set for 7 p.m. at Reed Arena.

    Dec. 7, 2019 – Fort Worth, Texas (Schollmaier Arena)
    Attendance: 2,259
    TCU (6-0) – 80
    Auburn (4-4) - 65

    • TCU won its seventh straight game and open the season 7-0 for the first time in program history.
    • TCU won for the 22nd straight time at home over a non-conference opponent.
    • TCU moved to 1-1 all-time against Auburn.
    • The Horned Frogs improved to 3-1 all-time in the Big 12/SEC Challenge, which includes winning for a third straight time.

    • TCU had two players score 20+ points for a second time this season.
    • TCU scored 80+ points for first time this season and for first time since an 82-78 win at Arkansas last season.
    • The Horned Frogs shot a season-best .697 from the free throw line, draining a season-high 23-of-33 from the charity stripe.
    • TCU won the battle of the boards for a fifth straight game. The Horned Frogs have pulled down 40+ rebounds in all five previous games.
    • TCU's 18 assists rank second-most in a game on the season.
    • TCU scored 26 points off 19 Auburn turnovers.
    • TCU had all 13 players on the court for a second straight game.

    Jaycee Bradley notched a season-high 24 points, bettering her previous high of 15 points. She tied a season-high with five three-pointers made. The senior transfer now has 994 points scored in her career, just six points shy from scoring 1,000 points in her career.
    Lauren Heard notched her first career double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds. The 10 rebounds are a season-high and it marks the first double-digit rebounding effort since her 12 rebounds against Arizona last season. She has 20+ scoring efforts in back-to-back games and three times overall this season. She drained new season and career-highs of 10 free throws in the game.
    Becky Obinma registered new career-highs in points (8) and rebounds (6). She also registered her third block of the season.
    Kianna Ray dished out a season-high six assists in the game. She has 338 career assists, which ranks No. 7 all-time in school history. She is 10 assists shy from tying for No. 6 all-time (Moneka Knight, 348).

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