No. 23 TCU 96, Houston Baptist 38
Emily Carter scored 26 points, eight in a decisive early run for
No. 23 TCU, and the Lady Frogs went on to a 96-38 victory over
Houston Baptist in their season opener Friday night.
Houston Baptist had a 4-0 lead while the Lady Frogs missed their
first six shots before scoring 22 points in a row.
Starr Crawford had 15 points and 11 rebounds for TCU, while
Helena Sverrisdottir and Delisa Gross had 13 points each. Rachael
Rentschler scored 11.
Helena Sverrisdottir made a layup and a free throw 3 minutes
into the game for TCU’s first points. Houston Baptist then had a
turnover, and Carter hit consecutive 3-pointers to put the Lady
Frogs ahead to stay.
Carter had 17 points by halftime, when TCU led 49-12.
Destini Texada had nine points to lead Houston Baptist, which
shot only 28 percent (14 of 51) and had 28 turnovers.