FORT WORTH (AP) – 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.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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