TCU 71, East Carolina 59

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Marcus Shropshire scored 19 points as
TCU snapped a four-game losing streak with a 71-59 win over East
Carolina on Saturday.

Nile Murry added 17 points for TCU (14-9, 4-5 Conference USA),
which improved to 11-2 at home. The Horned Frogs trailed by two at
halftime but scored 45 points on 54 percent shooting in the second

Mike Cook led East Carolina (7-15, 2-8) with 12 points and Corey
Rouse pulled down 13 rebounds. But the Pirates, which fell to 0-9
on the road, shot just 35 percent from the floor.

It marked the eighth time this season TCU has held an opponent
under 60 points.