Memphis 84, TCU 69
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP)—John Grice had 20 points and eight rebounds and five other Memphis players scored in double figures in an 84-69 victory over TCU on Saturday.
Grice hit five of seven 3-pointers for Memphis (14-5, 5-3 Conference USA), which rolled to a 46-33 halftime lead.
Grice’s 3-pointer four minutes into the second half gave Memphis its largest lead at 58-38, but TCU (7-14, 1-8) went on an 11-2 run to cut the deficit to 60-49.
Bingo Merriex and Junior Blount each scored 16 to lead the Horned Frogs. Merriex was 4-of-6 on 3-pointers, and Blount was 3-for-4.
Memphis put things away with an 8-0 run for a 78-59 lead with five minutes remaining.
Chris Massie had 14 points and 11 rebounds for Memphis, Rodney Carney had 13 points, Antonio Burks had 12 points and nine assists, and Anthony Rice scored 12 points. Duane Erwin added 10 points and three blocks.