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    GoFrogs: No. 20 WVU Tops TCU, 82-66

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    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Teddy Allen scored 16 points, giving No. 20 West Virginia a needed spark off the bench in an 82-66 victory over TCU on Monday night.

    James ''Beetle'' Bolden added 14 points, Daxter Miles Jr. scored 13 and Wes Harris had 11 points for West Virginia (19-7, 8-5 Big 12).

    Desmond Bane had 16 points, Vladimir Brodziansky added 15 and Kouat Noiscored 12 for TCU (17-9, 5-8).

    West Virginia has had trouble holding onto leads throughout the Big 12 season but didn't let the Horned Frogs come back from a 38-27 halftime deficit.

    TCU twice closed within five in the second half, but went without a field goal over a crucial four-minute stretch and West Virginia capitalized with a rare strong finish. The Mountaineers outscored the Horned Frogs 15-7 over the final three minutes.

    With less-than-stellar games from leading scorer Jevon Carter and shot-blocking specialist Sagaba Konate, West Virginia overcame a sluggish start with sparks from reserves Allen, Bolden and Maciej Bender to move ahead for good late in the first half. West Virginia's 38 bench points were its most in a Big 12 game this season.

    TCU: The Horned Frogs couldn't mirror their offensive performance in an 82-73 win over West Virginia on Jan. 22. TCU is fighting for its first NCAA Tournament bid in 20 years, but it's been that long since the Horned Frogs have beaten a ranked team on the road.

    TCU goes for a regular-season sweep of Oklahoma State at home on Saturday.


    Team Notes
    * TCU fell to 1-12 all-time against West Virginia and 0-7 in Morgantown.
    * Jamie Dixon dropped to 13-10 all-time against West Virginia.
    * TCU fell to 2-6 against top 25 teams this season.
    * TCU was outrebounded 38-29. It was just the fifth time this season the Frogs were beat on the boards. TCU’s 29 rebounds were its second-fewest of the season behind the 27 in a win over Nevada on Dec. 8.
    * TCU trailed 38-27 at halftime and dropped to 0-7 when behind at the half. The Frogs are 17-2 this season when leading at the break.
    * TCU was without junior guard Shawn Olden for the second consecutive game. He was injured during the Kansas game.

    Individual Notes
    * Vladimir Brodziansky scored 15 points. He surpassed Malcolm Johnson for 13th on the TCU all-time scoring list with 1,273 points.
    * Brodziansky scored in double-figures for the 17th-straight game.
    * Kenrich Williams scored nine points to go with a team-best six rebounds and a team-best seven assists.
    * Desmond Bane scored a team-high 16 points. He entered the game shooting a Big 12-best 50 percent from 3-point range and was 3-of-5 from deep on Monday. He is now 11-for-14 from three in the past five games.
    * Kouat Noi finished with 12 points and was 1-of-5 shooting from 3-point range. It was his 11th-straight game with a made three.
  2. I keep thinking about that offensive foul on Miller. If he makes that free throw, we are only down 5 with three minutes to go. Just one time I wish refs would call fouls against WVU like they should on the press and traps
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  3. It's never on one person, but when you have a player take 17 shots and make five of them, puts you in a pretty big hole.
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  4. Are we just going to limp our way to the end of the season?

    Let's say we make the tournament, just go with what we have?

    No chance to burn a redshirt? It probably should have been done earlier, maybe too late now.
  5. You wouldn't burn a shirt at this point unless you had a shot at the NC, IMO.
  6. Glad I played Xbox all night instead. Good lord.

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