TCU Comes Up Short Against South Florida

Bingo Merriex helped pace TCU with 16 points.

Bingo Merriex helped pace TCU with 16 points.

Feb 4, 2003

Box Score

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Reggie Kohn scored a season-high 21 points and had five assists to lead South Florida past TCU 71-67 on Tuesday night.

Jimmy Baxter added 12 points and Will McDonald had nine points and 11 rebounds for South Florida (11-8, 4-4 Conference USA), which improved to 10-1 at the Sun Dome.

Bingo Merriex and Junior Blount scored 16 and 14, respectively, to lead TCU (7-13, 1-7). Corey Santee had 11 points and Nucleus Smith added 10 points for the Horned Frogs, who have lost eight of their last nine games.

TCU led 31-30 at halftime after eight lead changes and six ties.

Kohn scored 10 points in the first six minutes of the second half to lead the Bulls on a 16-3 run.

The Horned Frogs responded with 10 of the next 12 points, cutting the deficit to 48-46. They never drew closer en route to their eighth consecutive road loss.

Kohn, who also had three steals, hadn't scored more than 20 points in a game since his career-best 30 at TCU last February.

 

 


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