Scores

Final OT

TCU 70

(6-2, 2-0 away)

Evansville 68

(3-3, 3-2 home)

    8:05 PM ET, December 3, 2011

    Ford Center, Evansville, Indiana

    1 2 OT T
    TCU 25 37 870
    EVAN 21 41 668

    Top Performers

    TCU: J. Cadot 13 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 2 Blk

    Evansville: C. Ryan 31 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    TCU 70, Evansville 68

    Associated Press

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- 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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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TCU
    EVAN
    Points 70 68
    FG Made-Attempted 26-54 (.481) 18-51 (.353)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 3-15 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-18 (.722) 29-37 (.784)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 5

    2011-12 Season

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