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Sports TCU tops Omaha 99-66 behind 19 points from Brodziansky

TCU tops Omaha 99-66 behind 19 points from Brodziansky

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) β€” Vladimir Brodziansky scored 19 points and a swarming TCU defense forced 26 turnovers, cruising to a 99-66 win against overmatched Omaha on Monday night in the Emerald Coast Classic.

The Horned Frogs (4-0) overcame the absence of starting guard Alex Robinson, who sat out with an injured foot. Robinson, who led the Frogs in assists, had started the first three games of the season, plus the final four games of the 2016-17 season, which ended with an NIT title.

Starting in his place was sophomore guard Jaylen Fisher, who finished with nine points and a team-high nine assists. Desmond Bane had 14 points, while Kenrich Williams chipped in 11 points, six rebounds and six assists.

Junior guard Zach Jackson led the Mavericks (0-5) with 17 points.

The Frogs opened with a 10-2 run, eventually building a lead that reached 24 points in the first half. That lead would extend to 42 points late in the game.

Omaha had been averaging 17 turnovers through its first four games and again had trouble managing pressure. The Frogs had eight steals and forced 13 Omaha turnovers on their way to a 50-28 halftime lead.

Overall, TCU forced 26 turnovers and finished with 13 steals, both season-highs.


Omaha: The Mavericks already have dropped games to bigger-named foes such as Oklahoma, New Mexico and No. 18 Louisville. They’ll be hard-pressed to match last year’s 7-6 non-conference record.

TCU: Dating back to last season’s NIT championship run, the Frogs have won nine straight games. Their 4-0 start isn’t surprising for a team that returned nearly 80 percent of its scoring and rebounding leaders from a season ago.


Omaha travels to Destin, Florida for the conclusion of the Emerald Coast Classic, with games against Tennessee Tech on Friday and either Jackson State or Maryland Eastern Shore on Saturday.

TCU is also headed to Destin for the Emerald Coast Classic, playing New Mexico on Friday night and either Maryland or St. Bonaventure on Saturday.


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