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Missed shots, rebounds cost TCU against No. 2 Baylor

AJ Alix drives to the basket in TCUs 91-73 loss to Baylor on Feb. 12, 2017.
AJ Alix drives to the basket in TCU’s 91-73 loss to Baylor on Feb. 12, 2017.

The Horned Frogs had no answers for No. 2 Baylor at home Sunday afternoon in, falling to the Bears 91-73 at the Schollmaier Arena, ending a three-game winning streak for TCU.

AJ Alix recorded her third contest in a row with more than 20 points (21), while Jada Butts scored 14 points with eight rebounds for the Frogs. The performances from the two however were not enough from keeping the Bears from taking care of business and handing the Frogs a lopsided loss.

The Frogs managed to keep the contest close in the early going, only trailing 16-10 at the end of the first quarter. An inability to sink three pointers would catch up to them however, as the Bears doubled their lead to 12 by halftime, 41-29.

Though TCU only trailed by 11 three quarters through thanks to a 23-point effort in the third frame, Baylor would seal the deal with a 28-point fourth quarter, putting the game out of reach.

The Frogs only shot 39.9 percent from the field in the loss opposed to 43.4 percent from the Bears. Three-point shooting was the kicker though, as the Frogs only managed to go 16.7 percent from downtown while the Bears sunk 42.9 percent of their looks from deep.

Rebounding also plagued the Frogs, as Baylor finished with a 55-30 edge and scored 29 points off second chances. Only six of TCU’s 73 points came off rebounds.

The loss came just 24 hours after the men’s team lost in near identical fashion to No. 6 Baylor – an 18 point defeat to end a three-game winning streak, albeit in Waco opposed to Fort Worth.

The Frogs return to action on Wednesday night when they take on Oklahoma State in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m.


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