I made this face after every failed TCU free throw attempt - USA TODAY Sports
The Frogs visit to Morgantown goes poorly, as middling West Virginia blasts TCU by 21.
If there were other games on tonight that needed to be on national TV less than this one I would be shocked. In a dominant performance, the Mountaineers went on a 12-2 run to take a 13 point lead at the end of the first half and only poured it on in the second half, led by Eron Harris' 19 points on 5 of 6 shooting. Continuing the trend of exactly one of TCU's two leaders having a good game at a time, Kyan Anderson matched Harris' total with 19 points on 6-11 shooting, while Garlon Green had an absolutely abysmal game. Green made one of his six shots and balanced five rebounds and four assists with four fouls and six turnovers. The Frogs turned the ball over a total of 17 times in this game and got outrebounded by ten, which is about what you'd expect in a 21 point blowout.
On a positive note, Connell Crossland put up an impressive performance, going 5 of 7 from the field (though the 1-6 from the stripe contributed to another substandard free throw performance for the frogs). Additionally, Adrick McKinney continued with another solid performance. Though he was only 3 of 9 from the field, he was perfect from the line, collected five rebounds and posted four blocks. Still, TCU lacked offense on the night, going 17 of 44 from the field and an unacceptable 13 of 23 from the line compared to 25-58 from the field for the mountaineers- not a great percentage either, mind you, but the number of extra shots the mountaineers took more than made up for the average shooting percentage. The Frogs will be heading back home to face the Bears on Saturday, with memories of their almost upset in Waco passing through their heads. If the Frog are only going to win one Big 12 game this season (and 1 Big 12 win is about what I expect for the season) then I certainly hope it's this next one as it would be a big boost for recruiting. Let's get it done, guys.