TCU Downs New Mexico, 74-72
Jan. 15, 2008
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.
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.