TCU Downs New Mexico, 74-72

Ryan Wall hit a 3-pointer with four seconds left to seal the victory.

Ryan Wall hit a 3-pointer with four seconds left to seal the victory.

Jan. 15, 2008

Final Stats

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Ryan Wall hit a 3-pointer with four seconds remaining Tuesday night to give TCU a 74-72 victory over New Mexico.

Wall's shot from the corner gave the Horned Frogs (10-6, 2-1 Mountain West) their first lead since New Mexico went up 9-8 on a 3-pointer by Dairese Gary with 11:25 left in the first half. New Mexico led by as many as 18 early in the second half.

Jason Ebie tied the game for TCU at 59-59 on a 3-pointer with 5:20 left. But Chad Toppert responded with a 3-pointer of his own.

Brent Hackett hit a jumper with 18 seconds left to cut New Mexico's lead to 72-71 and Ebie got a steal, setting up Wall's only points of the night.

Kevin Langford and Henry Salter each scored 16 points for TCU. Langford got 11 of his 16 in the second half. John Ortiz and Hackett each had 13 for the Horned Frogs.

Darren Prentice came off the bench to score 19 for New Mexico, with all but one of those coming on 3-pointers. J.R. Giddens added 12. Daniel Faris scored 11 and Roman Martinez had 10.

New Mexico (14-4, 1-2) led 41-28 at the half.

 

 


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