TCU 91, Sam Houston St. 81
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP)—Junior Blount scored 28 points and Corey Santee added another 23 as TCU beat Sam Houston State 91-81 Friday night.
TCU (1-0) led 47-35 at halftime and was outscored 46-44 by Sam Houston State (0-1) in the second half.
Sam Houston State lost despite strong shooting from Felton Freeman, who scored a game-high 36 points. He was a perfect 7-of-7 from beyond the 3-point line.
Donale Cole had a double-double for Sam Houston, scoring 17 points and grabbing 12 rebounds.