#15 Longhorns dominate TCU

Photos by Dominic Ceraldi

The TCU Horned Frogs snapped a two-game home winning streak, falling to the No. 15-ranked Texas Longhorns 68-47 in Big 12 Conference play Saturday afternoon at Schollmaier Arena.
TCU trailed by just six points after the first quarter of play, down 16-10, but Texas would go onto outscore the Horned Frogs 22-9 in the second quarter and never looked back. The Longhorns managed to drain 16-of-36 from the field in the first half, while limiting the Horned Frogs to make just 6-of-18 through the first two quarters. 
• For the second straight game, TCU’s starters included Okako Adika, Aahliyah Jackson, Michelle Berry, Yummy Morris and Lauren Heard.
• Heard made her 109th career start, tying former teammate and current graduate assistant coach Kianna Ray for No. 8 all-time.
• Heard led the Frogs in scoring with 12 points. Y. Morris followed with 11 points for the Horned Frogs.
• Heard also led the team win rebounds (7) and assists (6).
• Heard was 6-of-8 from the free throw line. She has tallied 562 free throws in her career and is currently tied with Kelsey Griffin (Nebraska, 2006-10) at No. 5 all-time in Big 12 history.
Aja Holmes led the team from beyond the three-point arc, draining two three-pointers on the day. She finished the game with eight points.
• Y. Morris registered her ninth block of the season. She has registered a block in four straight games and in six of the last seven overall.