Tcu 37 39 76
UAB 32 41 73
Date of game: 11/24/2012

Recap: UAB vs. TCU

South Padre Island, TX (Sports Network) - Kyan Anderson scored a career-high 35 points to lead the TCU Horned Frogs to a 76-73 decision over the UAB Blazers in the third-place game of the 2012 South Padre Invitational.

Anderson made 13-of-20 attempts from the field and 8-of-10 at the free throw line while playing all 40 minutes for TCU (5-2), which scored just 31 points in its semifinal round loss to Northwestern on Friday. Garlon Green added 14 points while Devonta Abron and Adrick McKinney pulled down six rebounds each.

Rod Rucker led the five UAB (3-3) players that scored in double-figures with 13 points and also dished out six assists. Jordan Swing contributed 12 points and seven rebounds while Terence Jones and Robert Williams tallied 11 points each. The loss was the second in a row for the Blazers.

After their poor shooting performance on Friday, the Horned Frogs came out of the gate hot and connected on 59.3 percent of their field goal attempts in the first half to take a 37-32 lead into the intermission. The Blazers stayed close by shooting 47.8 percent from the floor including 4-of-8 from three- point range.

The Blazers rallied back in the second half and tied it up before Fahro Alihodzic put them ahead, 47-46, with 11:56 remaining before the final buzzer. Anderson knocked down a jumper to put TCU back in front and it never surrendered its lead. UAB had the ball trailing by three points with one second left, but Jekore Tyler's three-point attempt was off. The Blazers were unable to take control after the break despite outscoring their opponent, 22-10, in the paint over the final 20 minutes.

TCU held a narrow 31-28 advantage in the rebounding battle.

Game Notes

Marshall - The class of Conference USA

Conference USA has added two new teams this season (Old Dominion and Western Ky) and lost three (Tulsa, East Carolina and Tulane) but it is really a one team league. And that team is Marshall.

Panthers' Wharton to announce retirement

Offensive lineman Travelle Wharton will announce his retirement in a press conference at Carolina Panthers training camp on Tuesday.

Royals acquire Kratz, Hendriks from Blue Jays for Valencia

The Kansas City Royals have acquired catcher Erik Kratz and pitcher Liam Hendriks from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for infielder Danny Valencia.

Report: NBAPA elects Michele Roberts as Executive Director

The National Basketball Players Association has named Billy Hunter's replacement as executive director in D.C. attorney Michele Roberts, according to multiple media reports.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.