Frogs Dominate St. Gregory's, 80-38, for Third Straight Victory
Nov. 29, 2008
The TCU men's basketball team recorded its third consecutive triumph as the Horned Frogs claimed an 80-38 triumph over St. Gregory's University on Saturday (Nov. 29) evening at the Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.
With the victory - the Frogs improved their overall record to 4-3 and 3-1 at the Daniel-Meyer Coliseum while the Cavaliers dropped to 0-7 on the 2008-09 campaign.
The Frogs jumped out early on the Cavaliers as they scored the first 13 points of the game and held a double-digit lead for the majority of the first half. The Frogs claimed their biggest lead of the first half at 21 points following a three-pointer by Ronnie Moss (Fort Worth, Texas | Christian Life Academy) to give TCU a 30-9 advantage with 5:23 remaining before intermission.
In the second half - the Frogs continued to pile on the points as TCU increased its lead to 39 points at 74-35 following a three-pointer by Kavon Rose (Detroit, Mich. | Finney H.S.) with 3:37 remaining in the game. The Frogs outscored the Cavaliers by a 46-22 margin in the second half of action - which was their biggest offensive output of a half this season.
Zvonko Buljan (Split, Croatia | Vincennes University) led the Frogs with 16 points on 7-of-8 shooting to go along with five rebounds in 17 minutes of action while Jason Ebie (Houston, Texas | Alief Elsik H.S.) had a stellar game at the point guard position with a career-high nine assists to go along with six points and six rebounds.
Kevin Butler (Duncanville, Texas | Duncanville H.S.) notched nine points and six rebounds in 19 minutes of action while Edvinas Ruzgas (Vilnius, Lithuania | Weatherford College) collected nine points on 4-of-5 shooting in 16 minutes of court time.
The Frogs connected on 53.8 percent (35-of-65) of their field goal attempts and 50.0 percent (7-of-14) of their three-point field goal tries while holding St. Gregory's to 35.0 percent (14-of-40) shooting from the field.
The Frogs dished out a season-high 21 assists and collected 10 steals in the game while forcing St. Gregory's to commit 25 turnovers in the contest.
The Frogs will be back in action on Wednesday (Dec. 3) when the Purple and White travels to Boulder, Colo., for a match-up against Colorado. Tip is slated for 8:00 p.m. Central Time.
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