TCU Men's Basketball Postgame Notes

Jan. 3, 2017

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TCU vs. Oklahoma
Attendance: 5,576
Final: TCU 60, Oklahoma 57

Team Notes
* At 12-2, TCU has equaled the third-best start in program history, trailing only the 1951-52 (13-1) and 2014-15 (13-1) squads.

* At 1-1 in the Big 12, the Horned Frogs have their best start in conference play in five seasons in the league.

* TCU’s 13 blocked shots tied for third-most in a game in program history and marked its highest total since a school record 16 versus Rice March 3, 2000.

* The Horned Frogs improved to 10-1 at home.

* TCU defeated Oklahoma for the second time in nine meetings in Big 12 play and just the third time in 21 overall games.

* The Horned Frogs did not take their first lead of the game until 3:38 to play on a pair of Karviar Shepherd free-throws to make it 55-54. TCU trailed by nine, 48-39, with 14:12 remaining.

* TCU featured the same starting lineup (Jaylen Fisher, Alex Robinson, Kenrich Williams, JD Miller and Vladimir Brodziansky) for the fifth straight game.

* TCU returns to action Saturday at West Virginia with a noon CST tip.

Individual Notes
* Alex Robinson’s game-high 18 points were his most since totaling a career-high 24 versus Washington Nov. 26.

* Robinson’s 18 points put him in double figures for the ninth time this season.

* Robinson’s six assists were his most since a career-high 10 at SMU Dec. 7.

* Brandon Parrish’s 10 points were his most since scoring a season-high 20 versus Jacksonville State Nov. 18.

* Parrish had at least one 3-pointer for the sixth time in the last seven games.

* Desmond Bane’s six rebounds marked his third most in a game this season, trailing only his career-high seven on two occasions.

* Karviar Shepherd was 3-of-3 from the field and 2-of-2 at the free-throw line in totaling eight points and five rebounds to go with a key blocked shot with 1:34 left.



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