TCU Slams Southern Miss, 85-78

Corey Santee scored 20 points in the win. (file photo)

Corey Santee scored 20 points in the win. (file photo)

Feb 12, 2003

Box Score

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Corey Santee scored 20 points to lead TCU to an 85-78 victory Wednesday night over Southern Miss.

TCU (8-14, 2-8 Conference USA) snapped a five-game losing streak. The Horned Frogs are 7-2 when they score at least 80 points and 1-12 when they score less than 80.

David Haywood led Southern Miss (10-11, 3-7) with 20 points. Greg Johnson added 19 points. Charles Gaines had 15 points and nine rebounds.

TCU's margin of victory came at the free throw line, converting 21-of-26 to 14-of-24 for the Frogs.

Jamal Brown's basket with 2:56 to play in the first half gave the Horned Frogs a 31-30 lead, and a 9-2 run from there gave TCU a 40-32 halftime lead.

Bingo Merriex added 17 points and nine rebounds for TCU.

 

 


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