Keaton Jones broke a 1-1 tie with a two-run double in the sixth inning, helping TCU defeat defending College World Series champion Vanderbilt 4-2 on Sunday at Dodger Stadium.
Preston Morrison twirled six innings in improving to 3-0 on the season. He allowed two runs on seven hits, walked one and struck out four. Tyler Alexander retired four of the five batters he faced, yielding just one hit and striking out one. Riley Ferrell picked up the five-out save, his fifth of the season. The junior walked one and fanned three.
TCU senior guard Kyan Anderson was selected honorable mention to the coaches’ All-Big 12 team announced Sunday. Anderson averages 13.8 points and 4.3 assists per game.
Anderson, a Fort Worth native, closed out league play ranking No. 7 in scoring, averaging 13.8 points per game and fourth overall in assists, totaling 4.28 assists per contest. He also ranked in the top-5 in conference action in free throw percentage (No. 4) and minutes play (No. 1), while ranking No. 9 in assist-to-turnover ratio.
No. 9 seeded TCU will open the 2015 Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship versus No. 8 seeded Kansas State Wednesday night at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo.
According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, the team has reached a five-year deal with Jerry Hughes worth at least $45 million. There are $20 million in guarantees, according to a source informed of the deal.