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TCU News: MBB beats Iowa State, WBB beats Texas Tech

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Men’s Basketball

TCU holds off Iowa State for first win in Ames since 1982 | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Desmond Bane led the way with a career-high 27 points as TCU swept Iowa State.

“Me and my teammates are in it together,” said Bane, whose previous career high was 24 points . “Tonight just happened to be my night. All the credit to my teammates.”

TCU Rallies Past Iowa State 89-83 |

Bane led the way, but he had plenty of help from his friends.

Alex Robinson scored 18 points with six assists and Kouat Noi added 17 for the Horned Frogs (19-9, 7-8 Big 12), who reached seven wins in league play for the first time since they went 7-7 in the Mountain West Conference in 2012.

Women’s Basketball

Okonwo’s 19 points help TCU extend Tech’s misery to nine losses in a row | Fort Worth Star Telegram

TCU wrecked Tech 72-60 as TCU moved to 18-9, 9-7 on the season.

The Horned Frogs (18-9, 9-7 Big 12) outscored Tech 19-12 after one period, led 38-17 at halftime and began the fourth quarter in front 57-34. The Red Raiders were held scoreless for a 10-minute span over the second and third periods. The loss was Tech’s ninth in a row.

Frogs Cruise to Road Win |

TCU held Tech scoreless for a 10-minute stretch from the second to third quarter as the Frogs never gave Tech a chance.

9:50 -- That is the exact amount of time that TCU held Texas Tech scoreless, spanning the second and third quarters. A Texas Tech 3-pointer with 7:19 remaining the second quarter made the score 21-17 in favor of TCU. The Lady Raiders next scored with 7:29 remaining in the third quarter to make the score 42-19.


Some prominent former TCU players have been added to Kolby Listenbee’s lawsuit | Fort Worth Star Telegram

The headline is misleading, as no other people have technically been added to the lawsuit, but Kolby Listenbee has added stories as he attempts to make his case.

In a filing Wednesday, former receiver Kolby Listenbee added the stories of Lonta Hobbs, Ed Wesley, David Johnson, Stansly Maponga and Cameron White to his lawsuit against Patterson, TCU and former athletic director Chris Del Conte.

Listenbee claims there was a pattern of “systematic misconduct” at TCU before he enrolled there in 2012 out of Arlington Bowie.