TCU outlasts Western Michigan, 67-63

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP)—Texas Christian outscored Western Michigan 17-9 in the final 4:03 to beat the Broncos 67-63 in the first round of the Charleston Classic Friday at Carolina First Arena.

Edvinas Ruzgas led TCU (1-0) with 16 points, while David Kool led the Broncos (0-1) with 24. TCU guard Jason Ebie made three of four free throws and came up with a steal in the final 37 seconds to help clinch it for the Horned Frogs.

Friday’s game between the Horned Frogs and the Broncos was the first played in the College of Charleston’s recently-completed Carolina First Arena.

TCU (will play at 8 p.m. Saturday against the winner of Friday night’s game between Clemson and Hofstra. Western Michigan will play at 5:30 p.m. against the Clemson-Hofstra loser.

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6-8,  16 Pts
3 Rebs, 2 Assists
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