TCU 79, Houston 63

Ronnie Moss scored 17 points and Garlon Green 16 and TCU pulled

away in the second half for a 79-63 victory over Houston on

Saturday.

Moss’ effort was his ninth straight double-figure game dating to

last season. J.R. Cadot scored 11 for the Horned Frogs (4-2), who

shot 45.3 percent (29 of 64).

Adam Brown hit 4 of 6 3-pointers and led the Cougars (4-2) with

14 points. Kendrick Washington and Alandise Harris had 12 points

each, and Zamal Nixon scored 10.

The Horned Frogs outrebounded Houston 36-31, led by Cadot’s

nine, and committed only 12 turnovers to the Cougars’ 19.

Brown gave Houston its only lead on a 3-pointer with 9:11 left

in the first half for a 21-20 edge.

TCU led 49-43 with 13:53 left before 7-0 spurt made it 56-43.

The Horned Frogs coasted from there with a 43-32 second-half

margin.