Frogs Shock No. 7 Texas inside Schollmaier
Jan. 11, 2018
FORT WORTH, Texas -- TCU women's basketball got the attention of the women's basketball world on Wednesday night with a 79-77 win over No. 7 Texas at Schollmaier Arena.
TCU (11-5, 2-3) set a school record with an 81.8 percent mark from 3-point range on 9-of-11, including a pair of clutch treys in the final minute. The second came from Kianna Ray who also made the go-ahead free throws with 6.8 seconds remaining, capping off a career-high 17 points.
Jordan Moore led the Frogs with 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting and also added five blocks, including two in the final two minutes. She was also instrumental in the Frogs holding Texas' Jatarie White to four points on 2-of-12 shooting.
The Frogs snapped a six-game losing skid against Texas (13-2, 4-1) and grabbed their first win over a top-10 team since 2009.
Ariel Atkins, who finished with a game-high 25 points, put the Longhorns back ahead at 75-74 with 38 seconds remaining. Ray responded with a corner 3-pointer to put TCU up, 77-75, on the following possession.
Atkins hit a jumper in the paint with 17 seconds remaining, tying the game for fourth time, and setting up the Frogs final possession. Ray drove to the basket, was fouled by Atkins, and calmly swished both free throws. Lashann Higgs missed the Longhorns' shot at the buzzer.
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