TCU Postgame Notes: Richmond Game


March 21, 2017

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TCU MEN'S BASKETBALL POSTGAME NOTES
TCU vs. Richmond
NIT Quarterfinal Round
Attendance: 5,946
Final: TCU 86, Richmond 68

Team Notes
* Today marked the one-year anniversary of Jamie Dixon being announced as TCU's head coach.
* TCU advanced to the NIT semifinals for the first time in its history. The Horned Frogs will play the winner of Wednesday's Illinois-UCF game Tuesday night in Madison Square Garden.
* The Horned Frogs (22-15) have their most wins since going 27-6 in the 1997-98 campaign. The 22 victories are a 10-game improvement for TCU over last season.
* TCU has recorded three postseason victories in the same year for the first time in program history.
* At 15-6, TCU has its most home wins since going 15-1 in 2000-01.
* TCU led 41-26 at the break and is now 19-2 this season when ahead at the half.
* The Horned Frogs held a 39-22 rebounding edge and are now 20-6 this season when outboarding the opponent.
* TCU was 12-of-13 (92.3 percent) at the free-throw line, equaling its top percentage of the season. The Horned Frogs were also 92.3 percent (12-of-13) Feb. 15 at Oklahoma State.
* The Horned Frogs trailed for only 52 seconds in the game.
* TCU maintained a double-digit lead for the final 17:43 of the game, including a margin of least 20 points for 7:54.
* TCU was without starting freshman guard Jaylen Fisher, who suffered a broken left wrist against Fresno State in the NIT's opening round and is out for the season.
* TCU's Jamie Dixon is now 20-13 as a head coach in postseason play.
* Nine of the 11 Horned Frogs who saw action scored.
* Four Horned Frogs scored in double figures.
* TCU and Richmond met for the first time on the hardwood.

Individual Notes
* Kenrich Williams posted the first triple-double since Kurt Thomas did so in 1995, with 11 points, 14 rebounds and a career-high 10 assists with no turnovers. He reached the triple-double with an assist on a Desmond Bane layup with exactly 2 minutes to play for the Horned Frogs' final points of the game.
* Williams' team-best 14 rebounds give him 333 on the year, moving him past Dennis Davis (323, 1997-98) into sixth place on TCU's single-season list. Next on the chart is H.E. Kirchner in fifth with 348 (1958-59).
* Williams has a double-double in all three postseason games.
* Williams previously recorded his 17th double-double of the season and 19th of his career.
* Williams led TCU in rebounding for a team-best 28th time this season.
* Williams' previous career high for assists was six on three occasions, most recently Sunday at Iowa.
* Vladimir Brodziansky's 20 points put him in double figures in scoring for a team-best 27th time this season, including eight of the last nine games.
* Brodziansky, who scored 12 of TCU's opening 23 points, reached the 20-point mark for the seventh time this season.
* Alex Robinson's 12 points put him in double figures for the 23rd time, second on the team.
* Robinson's seven rebounds were one shy of a career-high eight Jan. 18 at Texas Tech.
* Robinson's five assists give him 211 on the year, fourth on TCU's single-season chart. Next on the list is Hank Thorns in third place with 225 (2010-11).
* Brandon Parrish played in his 134th career game, extending his TCU record.
* Parrish had two 3-pointers to give him at least one trey for an eighth consecutive game after not having any in the previous four contests.
* Desmond Bane made his second consecutive start after not having started a game since Dec. 7 at SMU. He scored 13 points for the second-consecutive contest.
* Michael Williams' five points were his most since scoring six Jan. 18 versus Texas Tech.
 

 

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