Texas Tech ends 4-game losing streak with 76-69 win at TCU
TCU head coach Trent Johnson watches the action as TCU guard Michael Williams (2) runs past during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in Fort Worth, Texas. Texas Tech won 76-69. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Aaron Ross scored six of his 16 points in the closing minutes when Texas Tech regained the lead for good in a 76-69 victory at TCU on Monday night, ending a four-game losing streak.
TCU went ahead for the first time since midway through the first half when Vladimir Brodziansky hit five consecutive free throws in a 43-second span. The last came after he was fouled on a 3-pointer with 3:02 left.
The Red Raiders went back ahead after Zach Smith's inbound pass to Ross for a 3-pointer with 2:47 left. Ross had a free throw with 1:32 left after getting fouled on a rebound, then added two more free throws after that.
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Justin Gray added 14 points for the Red Raiders (12-5, 2-4 Big 12).
Chauncey Collins led TCU (9-9, 1-5) with 19 points, and Brodziansky had 18.