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NCAA Game Summary - TCU at Mississippi State



(Thursday, December 5)

Final Score: TCU 71, Mississippi State 61

Starkville, MS (SportsNetwork.com) - Led by 20 points from Charles Hill Jr., the TCU Horned Frogs downed the Mississippi State Bulldogs, 71-61, in non- conference action at Humphrey Coliseum.

For the Horned Frogs (5-3), Kyan Anderson added 16 points, Michael Williams scored 11 and Karviar Shepherd pulled down 16 rebounds.

Craig Sword led all scorers with 24 points for the Bulldogs (5-2), their only player in double figures on the night.

TCU shot well from the outset, hitting on 45.8 percent of its field goal tries, including 4-of-8 from 3-point range in the first half. Mississippi State struggled from the field, shooting just 36 percent and missing all six of its shots from beyond the arc, allowing the Horned Frogs to take a 34-22 lead into halftime.

The Bulldogs had much improved shooting after intermission, making 48.4 percent of their shots but still struggled from long distance, hitting just 3- of-12 from 3-point range. The Horned Frogs stayed steady, shooting 45 percent in the second half. After trailing by as many as 18 midway through the half, the Bulldogs were able to cut the Horned Frogs' lead to just three with 2:28 to play, but they could get no closer as TCU pulled away for the victory.

TCU outscored Mississippi State 25-10 at the free-throw line. The Bulldogs did have the advantage down low, outscoring the Horned Frogs in the paint, 34-24.

12/05 22:36:06 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
Final
DET 2
CLE 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
Final
TEX 3
SEA 2
Final
CWS 4
BOS 6
Final
HOU 4
KAN 6
8:10pm Wednesday
MIN 0
TOR 0
Final
ANA 5
OAK 4
Final
SDP 4
COL 2
Final
SFG 2
LOS 1
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CLE
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
TOR
 
2:05pm Today
TEX
SEA
 
3:45pm Today
SFG
LOS
 
6:40pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
BOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
KAN
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
Final
MEM 106
DAL 105
Final
OKC 112
DET 111
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
Final
MIA 87
PHI 100
Final
NYK 95
TOR 92
Final
MIN 130
UTA 136
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
Final
DEN 112
GSW 116
Final
POR 110
LAC 104
Final
SAC 99
PHO 104
Final
TAM 4
MON 5
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
Final
ANA 4
DAL 3
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
PHI
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR