Men's Basketball Beats Houston, 87-69
Feb 9, 2002
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Junior Blount and Bingo Merriex each scored 19 points, leading TCU to an 87-69 win over Houston on Saturday night.
TCU (13-12, 3-8 Conference USA) scored 26 points off 18 Houston turnovers, and outrebounded the Cougars 55-42.
Houston (12-11, 5-5) was never able to get on track, shooting just 29.5 percent from the field in the first half.
The Cougars were led by Dominic Smith's 24 points, and Patrick Okafor
chipped in 14 points and 11 rebounds.