Oklahoma vs. TCU: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Oklahoma vs. TCU: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Oklahoma 67
(20-10, 5-8 away)
TCU 70
(11-20, 9-10 home)
Venue: Daniel-Meyer Coliseum
5:00PM ET / 2:00PM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Oklahoma 22 45 67
TCU 44 26 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Oklahoma R Osby 19 A Fitzgerald 11 S Grooms 6
TCU G Green 18 C Crossland 7 K Anderson 7

Entering the game as a 12-point underdog, TCU pulled off a stunner against Oklahoma 70-67 in Big 12 action. TCU was up 44-22 at the half, but Oklahoma made a run in the second half and got close. The season series between the two teams is now tied at 1-1. The Horned Frogs were led by Connell Crossland, who got 13 points and seven rebounds. Kyan Anderson also had a strong game, scoring 11 points. Andrew Fitzgerald got a double-double for the Sooners with a season-high 13 points and 11 rebounds. TCU (11-20, 2-16 Big 12) takes on Texas (14-16, 6-11 Big 12) on Wednesday, Mar. 13 on the road.

TCU Game Notes

  • TCU beat the spread by 15.5 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Horned Frogs have beaten the spread.
  • The Horned Frogs have won six close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, TCU is 29-19 in close games.
  • TCU has won 86 percent of the time this season (6-1) after holding an opponent to under 36.4 percent field goal percentage.
  • The Horned Frogs set season highs for assists (20) and three-pointers (eight).
  • The last time TCU recorded at least 20 assists was Dec 22, 2011 against Grambling State.
  • This is the 18th game at home this season--TCU has a -1.9 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Garlon Green and Charles Hill Jr.) accounted for 44.2 percent of the points.
  • Garlon Green has led the team in scoring in nine out of 31 games this season.
  • Connell Crossland has led the team in rebounding in eight out of 31 games this season.
  • Kyan Anderson has nine straight double-digit point games.
  • Garlon Green had career highs with four three-pointers and a 100 percent three-point percentage.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Connell Crossland.
  • Connell Crossland had career highs with 13 points and six field goals made.

Oklahoma Game Notes

  • The Sooners have lost six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Oklahoma is 29-17 in close games.
  • Buddy Hield recorded a team season high in offensive rebounds with eight.
  • The top two scorers (Romero Osby and Andrew Fitzgerald) accounted for 47.7 percent of the points.
  • Andrew Fitzgerald accounted for 31.4 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (23) than the starters (10).
  • Romero Osby has led the team in scoring 17 times in 30 games this season.
  • Andrew Fitzgerald has led the team in rebounding three times in 30 games this season.
  • Romero Osby has nine straight double-digit point games.
  • Andrew Fitzgerald recorded the third double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Andrew Fitzgerald recorded a double-double. It was his first this season and third of his career.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Buddy Hield.
OU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+A. Fitzgerald2713110000
B+Buddy Hield251092301
BRomero Osby281940001
BSam Grooms35826102
C+Je`lon Hornbeak22820200
C-Amath M`Baye21510011
D+Cameron Clark13230013
DSteven Pledger20210000
-Isaiah Cousins6000000
-Tyler Neal3000000
TCU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AC. Crossland221372012
AKyan Anderson381117101
ADevonta Abron19463100
AC. Hill Jr.281354012
BGarlon Green371851006
BN. Butler Lind35562011
CAdrick McKinney19421101

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