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Frogs beat Washington (again), 86-71

TCU is now 7-0 to start the season.

NCAA Basketball: Washington at Texas Christian Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports

It looked like TCU was going to get run out of the building early. TCU, sluggish out of the gate in their second-consecutive game against the Washington Huskies, found themselves down 22-5 quickly and it seemed they were on their way to their first loss of the season.

However, the Frogs channeled some of Gary Patterson’s stoutest defenses, forcing 16 first-half turnovers, as they went on an 18-0 run to climb back into the game. Nine first-half points from Alex Robinson helped TCU, once down 17, work their way to a 32-29 halftime advantage.

The Frogs continued their onslaught in the second half, going up by as many as 21 points on the back of great ball movement and salty defense.

TCU quite literally dominated the second half of play, outscoring the Huskies by 12 as they move to 7-0 on the season. Robinson, Fisher, Miller, and Kenrich Williams all finished in double-digits for the Frogs, and Williams also pulled down a team-leading 10 rebounds.

Ball movement was incredible for TCU on Wednesday night, and the Frogs tallied 19 assists. TCU was thoroughly out-rebounded though, 46-33, as Washington got whatever it wanted on the glass for most of the night, including 19 offensive rebounds.

Markelle Fultz finished with 21 points, 14 rebounds, and 6 assists to lead Washington in all categories, but it wasn’t nearly enough.

TCU plays again Saturday night, when they host Arkansas State.