Robinson Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

Feb. 6, 2017

FORT WORTH, Texas – TCU sophomore guard Alex Robinson was named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week on Monday after leading the Horned Frogs to a 2-0 week.

Robinson, a transfer from Texas A&M, averaged 14.5 points, 8.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds in wins over Kansas State and Texas. He recorded 12 points, eight assists, four rebounds, two blocks and two steals while playing all 45 minutes in TCU’s 86-80 overtime win at Kansas State on Wednesday. It was the Frogs’ first win in Manhattan as members of the Big 12 Conference.

Robinson then scored 17 points and had eight assists, four rebounds and two steals in TCU’s 78-63 win over Texas to give the Frogs their first sweep over the Longhorns since 1987. It also gave TCU its fifth Big 12 win, the most since joining the conference.

Robinson shared the award with Oklahoma State’s Lindy Waters III. Deonte Burton of Iowa State was the Big 12 Player of the Week.

TCU (16-7, 5-5) hosts Texas Tech (16-7, 4-6) Tuesday at 8 p.m. on ESPNEWS.

Tip Time Set for WVU
TCU’s home game with West Virginia on Feb. 25 has been selected for a 1 p.m. start. The television network will be chosen 7-10 days from that date.



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