Sam Houston 75

(1-3, 0-2 away)

(24) TCU 89

(4-0, 4-0 home)

    6:00 PM ET, November 23, 2008

    1 2 T
    SHSU 24 5175
    #24TCU 44 4589

    TCU holds off Sam Houston State's late rally to stay perfect

    Associated Press

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Helen Sverrisdottir scored 17 points and TCU (unranked ESPN/USA Today, No. 24 AP) held off a late rally to beat Sam Houston State 89-75 on Sunday night.

    Emily Carter scored a career-high 15 points to help the Lady Frogs improve to 4-0 for the second time in school history. Eboni Mangum added 12.

    Britni Martin scored 19 points to lead the Bearkats (1-3).

    TCU took its largest lead of the game 68-43 on a 3-pointer from Rachel Rentschler with 10:55 remaining. Sam Houston cut the lead to 85-75 after a steal and layup by Martin with 24.1 seconds left.

    TCU shot 46 percent for the game and held a 40-20 advantage in the paint.

    TCU led 44-24 at the half.

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