San Diego State defeats TCU, 67-62

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SAN DIEGO (AP)—Billy White scored 16 points, including eight points down the stretch, to lead San Diego State to a 67-62 win over TCU on Saturday night.

San Diego State (13-5, 2-2 Mountain West Conference) overcame an 11-point deficit early in the second half and outscored the Horned Frogs 36-23 in the final 18 minutes after an altercation between TCU’s Ronnie Moss and White.

The Aztecs, who trailed 38-29 at halftime, took their first lead with 8:53 left in the game on Kelvin Davis’ fastbreak layup. San Diego State went ahead for good at 54-52 on Chase Tapley’s 3-pointer with 6:19 left. White then scored eight points to keep the Aztecs ahead.

Edvinas Ruzgas had 16 points for TCU (9-9, 2-2) and Zvonko Buljan added 13. Moss, the Horned Frogs’ leading scorer was held to six points as he made just 2 of 10 shots.

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 TCU
Edvinas Ruzgas Edvinas Ruzgas
6-10,  16 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists
 San Diego St.
Billy White Billy White
5-8,  16 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists

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