Highlights, Report, Box Score: No. 6 Kansas Beats TCU 93-64

FORT WORTH, Texas — David McCormack scored a season-high 20 points and No. 6 Kansas returned to winning ways with a 93-64 victory over TCU on Tuesday night. Complete box score and video highlights are included in this report.

Kansas Matches Own Road League Record

The victory for Kansas on Tuesday saw the Jayhawks bounced back from the lopsided loss to then-No. 8 Texas last week, while the win helped them to match their own Big 12 record for road game victories with an 11th consecutive conference win.

McCormack finished the night shooting 7 of 9 from the field, made all his six free throws, while grabbing eight rebounds and blocking two shots.

“It was a great win, it’s what we needed. We all know the team that performed Saturday wasn’t the team that performed today,” McCormack said. “It was a reminder of what we could do.”

Ochai Agbaji, who played 31 minutes, despite dealing with a sore hamstring problem, added 19 points and made three 3-pointers, Jalen Wilson scored 16 points with eight rebounds and six assists and Tristan Enaruna finished with a career-high 12 points and seven rebounds off the bench for the Jayhawks (9-2, 3-1 Big 12).

Jayhawks Dominated TCU On The Glass

Christian Braun scored 10 points on 4 of 7 shooting for Kansas, which shot 56.5% from the field as a group, made 15 of 20 from the stripe and dominated the glass after outrebounding TCU 41-20 on the night.

Chuck O’Bannon Jr. scored a career-high 18 points to lead the way for TCU off the bench. The senior forward shot 6 of 9 from the field with four 3-points and added six rebounds in the defeat.

R.J. Nembhard had 14 points with six assists for the Horned Frogs (9-3, 2-2), who saw their five-game winning streak snapped.

“They punched us in the face early, and we certainly didn’t respond throughout. I didn’t see it coming,” TCU coach Jamie Dixon said. “I don’t know how it occurred and why we played like we did.”

As a team, TCU shot 42.9% from the field on 24 of 56 shooting and made 8 of 19 shots from 3-point range for 42.1%.

“Not to be full strength and kind of have guys rally around that after the way we played Saturday,” Kansas coach Bill Self said. “We did a lot of things that should give us confidence going forward.”

UP NEXT

The Kansas Jayhawks return home Saturday to continue Big 12 conference play against Oklahoma.

The TCU Horned Frogs are entertaining their second consecutive Top 10 opponent Saturday when the second-ranked Baylor Bears visit.

Box Score | Videos

Final Score: No. 6 Kansas 93, TCU 64

KANSAS (9-2)

McCormack 7-9 6-6 20, Wilson 5-10 5-8 16, Agbaji 7-12 2-2 19, Braun 4-7 0-0 10, Harris 3-5 1-1 7, Lightfoot 2-6 0-1 4, Enaruna 5-8 0-0 12, Grant-Foster 2-4 1-2 5, Jossell 0-1 0-0 0, Muscadin 0-0 0-0 0, Teahan 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 35-62 15-20 93.

TCU (9-3)

Easley 1/3 0-0 3, Samuel 4-5 0-0 8, Fuller 1-4 3-4 5, Miles 0-8 0-0 0, Nembhard 6-12 1-1 14, LeDee 2-5 0-0 4, Farabello 2/3 0-0 5, O’Bannon 6-9 2/3 18, Todd 1-4 0-2 3, Pearson 1-1 0-0 2, Frank 0-1 0-0 0, Lampkin 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 24-56 6-10 62.

Halftime–Kansas 49-35. 3-Point Goals–Kansas 8-20 (Agbaji 3-6, Enaruna 2-3, Braun 2-4, Wilson 1-3, Jossell 0-1, Lightfoot 0-1, Grant-Foster 0-2), TCU 8-19 (O’Bannon 4-6, Easley 1-2, Farabello 1-2, Todd 1-2, Nembhard 1-3, Frank 0-1, Miles 0-3). Rebounds–Kansas 40 (McCormack, Wilson 8), TCU 18 (O’Bannon 6). Assists–Kansas 21 (Harris 7), TCU 15 (Nembhard 6). Total Fouls–Kansas 12, TCU 13. A–1,894 (6,800).

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