TCU-Milwaukee Postgame Notes

March 13, 2012

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TCU 83, Milwaukee 734
2012 CBI presented by Zebra Pen – First Round
Fort Worth, Texas (Daniel-Meyer Coliseum)
March 13, 2012
Attendance: 1,062

* TCU improved to 18-14 overall, ending its season-long three-game losing streak. The 18 wins are four more than the Frogs have posted in any season since 2004-05.

* TCU improved to 15-13 all-time in postseason tournament play with its first-ever CBI victory.

* TCU moved to 14-3 this season at home, its best mark at the DMC since a 14-3 mark in 2004-05. The last time the Frogs had more than 14 home wins was during a 15-1 run in 2000-01.

* TCU improved to 11-6 against teams from outside the Mountain West conference.

* TCU featured six double-figure scorers for only the second time this season and the first time since the Feb. 25 home win over No. 18 New Mexico.

* TCU is now 4-0 this season when hitting at least 50 percent of its field-goal attempts and 8-0 when holding its opponent under 42.0 percent.

* TCU went 10-of-21 from beyond the arc, the eighth time in the last 12 contests the Frogs drained 10 or more.

* Craig Williams and Amric Fields shared the team scoring lead with 15 points each. It marked the sixth time Williams has led the team this season and the fourth time for Fields.

* Nate Butler set a career scoring high with 10 points, breaking his previous best of seven points, which he recorded on three separate occasions. Butler also set a career best with three 3-pointers on only three attempts.

* Hank Thorns extended his career-long streak of consecutive games with at least one 3-pointer to 20. The figure ranks as the second-longest active streak among Mountain West players.

* Thorns matched a career high with seven rebounds despite reagravating a rib injury midway through the second half. It marke the fourth time in his career he has pulled down seven boards.

* Kyan Anderson earned his 21st consecutive start, the most starts for a TCU freshman in one season since former Frog Femi Ibikunle totaled 28 in 2003-04.

* Anderson reeled in a career-high four of TCU’s seven steals.



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