Tcu 34 31 65
Rice 20 43 63
Date of game: 12/22/2012

Recap: Rice vs. TCU

Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Garlon Green scored a career-high 31 points as the TCU Horned Frogs held on to defeat the Rice Owls, 65-63, in a non- conference bout at Tudor Fieldhouse.

Garlon shot 10-of-16 from the floor and 8-of-12 from the foul life for TCU (8-4). McKinney scored 10 points and pulled down 10 rebounds, while Connell Crossland narrowly missed a double-double with nine points and 11 rebounds.

For the Owls (3-8), Tamir Jackson scored 25 points on 7-of-17 from the floor. Julian DeBose and Seth Gearhart contributed 12 and 11 points, respectively.

TCU shot an impressive 50 percent from the floor in the first half while limiting the Owls to a mere 32 percent. TCU lead 34-20 at intermission after a 14-2 run to close out the half.

Rice got hot after the break, making 63.2 percent of its field goal attempts, and after trailing by as many as 18, it cut its deficit to just one, 64-63, with 13 seconds left, but following a Kyan Anderson free throw, Jackson's 3- pointer at the buzzer would not fall.

The Horned Frogs won despite losing the turnover battle by a 16-9 margin.

Game Notes

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