TCU knocks off Iowa in overtime to earn final home game, 94-92
TCU earned one last home game to cap off their historic first season under head coach Jamie Dixon, winning their 21st game, Sunday after an overtime road win over the Iowa Hawkeyes, 94-92.
The Horned Frogs have now recorded two postseason victories in the same year for the first time since the 2005 NIT quarterfinals.
Their 21st victory, the most since winning 21 games in their NIT campaign of 2004-05, are a nine-game improvement for TCU from last season.
The Horned Frogs prevailed in their second-round NIT contest without starting point guard Jaylen Fisher, who suffered a season-ending wrist injury.
TCU was led by five double-digit scorers, with forward Vladimir Brodziansky and guard Alex Robinson Jr. taking charge. Both contributed a team-high of 19 points, with Robinson adding 11 assists, a career-high.
After overtime began, the Horned Frogs went on a 6-0 run to extend their lead to six, 92-86, on a couple of Desmond Bane free throws with 24 seconds left to play. Bane, making his first start since Dec. 7 at SMU, started in place of Fisher and finished with 13 points and four assists. Read More