Depth Shines as TCU Rolls to Win
Dec. 17, 2017
FORT WORTH, Texas -- The TCU women's basketball team returned to the court after a break for final exams and cruised to an 89-51 win over Northwestern State at Schollmaier Arena on Sunday afternoon.
TCU (8-2) had four double-figure scorers, with three coming off the bench. Amy Okonkwo led the way with 19 points and a career-best five steals. Jordan Moore was the lone starter in double-figures with 18 points and eight rebounds. Adeola Akomolafe and Sydney Coleman added 12 and 11 points, respectively, for TCU.
The Frogs showed off their depth with 52 bench points as every Frog in uniform played at least 13 minutes, but none played more than 23 minutes.
TCU held Northwestern State (4-6) to 36 percent shooting and also forced the Lady Demons into 21 turnovers. The Frogs had their lead up to 20 points as early as midway through the second quarter and never looked back.
The game was tied, 9-9, with 3:46 to go in the first quarter, but the Frogs closed that period on a 12-1 run to take a 21-10 lead. TCU extended the lead to 22 points, 34-12, with a 13-2 open to the second quarter.
The Frogs' lead remained at least 19 points the rest of the day and grew to as many as 38 points late in the fourth quarter.
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