TCU vs. West Virginia: Recap and Stats

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TCU vs. West Virginia: Recap and Stats
TCU 50
(9-10, 2-4 away)
West Virginia 71
(9-9, 7-2 home)
Venue: WVU Coliseum
7:30PM ET / 4:30PM PT, January 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
TCU 22 28 50
West Virginia 35 36 71
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
TCU K Anderson 11 A McKinney 6 K Anderson 3
West Virginia J Staten 9 A Murray 6 J Staten 3

On Wednesday, January 23rd, West Virginia easily got past TCU 71-50 in conference action. The Mountaineers got the win with four points and eight rebounds from Dominique Rutledge. Aaric Murray had eight points and added two rebounds. Connell Crossland got 11 points and seven rebounds for the Horned Frogs. Next up for West Virginia (9-9, 2-3 Big 12) is Oklahoma State (12-5, 2-3 Big 12) on Saturday, January 26th on the road.

West Virginia Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 3:52 left to go.
  • WVU beat the spread by 8.0 points. That makes the 5th time this season the Mountaineers have beaten the spread.
  • This was the 3rd blowout win this season (a win by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, WVU has been on the winning end of 40 blowout games.
  • The Mountaineers have won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after recording 71 or more total points.
  • West Virginia has won 83% of the time this season (5-1) when its field goal percentage has been 43.1% or better.
  • WVU has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after holding an opponent to under 38.6% field goal percentage.
  • WVU has won 75% of the time this season (6-2) when opponents record 4 or fewer steals.
  • This is the 8th game at home this season--WVU has a 7.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Eron Harris and Deniz Kilicli) accounted for 42.2% of the points.
  • Eron Harris has led the team in scoring in 3 out of 18 games this season.
  • Deniz Kilicli has led the team in rebounding in 5 out of 18 games this season.
  • Eron Harris has 3 straight double-digit point games.

TCU Game Notes

  • TCU lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This was the 2nd blowout loss this season (a loss by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, TCU has been on the losing end of 16 blowout games.
  • This loss extended the Horned Frogs losing streak to 6 games.
  • Kyan Anderson accounted for 38.0% of the team's points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (16) than the starters (12).
  • Kyan Anderson has led the team in scoring 5 times in 19 games this season.
  • Connell Crossland has led the team in rebounding 5 times in 19 games this season.
TCU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BC. Crossland281170031
BKyan Anderson331902103
BAdrick McKinney261051021
B-Devonta Abron15240010
CGarlon Green30454106
D+Clyde Smith III12130001
D+N. Butler Lind15320103
DChris Zurcher18012001
D-C. Hill Jr.23010101
WVU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+D. Rutledge14481200
AAaric Murray12820220
AEron Harris271932102
AAaron Brown9612100
B+Deniz Kilicli221180113
B+Kevin Noreen16172101
C+Gary Browne17112200
C+Jabarie Hinds261013102
C+Terry Henderson23431100
C+Matt Humphrey11131000
C-Juwan Staten17601002
-Keaton Miles6010000

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