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Green Leads TCU Over Southern 68-57

FORT WORTH (AP) – Garlon Green scored 20 points and TCU held Southern on two long second-half scoring droughts en route to a 68-57 victory on Tuesday night.

Adrick McKinney added 12 points and nine rebounds and Kyan Anderson scored 11 points for the Horned Frogs (7-4) in their first game after a 10-day break for final exams.

Derick Beltran led the Jaguars (4-6) with 17 points. Jameel Grace and Malcolm Miller each scored 12.

TCU extended its lead to double digits for the first time when Green hit two free throws and a 3-pointer for a 55-43 cushion with 6:46 to play. The Frogs’ lead increased to 16 points while Southern went scoreless for three minutes.

Earlier in the half, the Jaguars went almost 81/2 minutes without a point.

Coming into the game, TCU was No. 1 in the Big 12 and No. 6 in the NCAA in scoring defense, giving up 52.5 points a game.

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