No. 11 TCU blows out cold-shooting Oklahoma

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Mike Miles scored 23 points to lead No. 11 TCU to a 79-52 victory over Oklahoma on Tuesday in Fort Worth, Texas.

Miles put up eight points during the Horned Frogs’ 16-3 start as TCU took control from the beginning.

The Horned Frogs (16-4, 5-3 Big 12) have won back-to-back games while the Sooners (11-9, 2-6) have dropped a season-high three consecutive games.

Damion Baugh and Micah Peavy added 13 points each for the Horned Frogs. TCU’s Emanuel Miller grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds, and Peavy pulled down nine.

CJ Noland led the Sooners with 11 points, while Sam Godwin had nine points and a team-best seven rebounds.

Oklahoma shot just 31.3 percent, its worse shooting performance since hitting 28 percent against Texas on March 3, 2020.

The Sooners’ two leading scorers this season, Grant Sherfield and Tanner Groves, both struggled. Sherfield scored just five points on 2-of-11 shooting, going just 1 of 8 from beyond the 3-point arc. Groves had a season-low two points before fouling out with more than five minutes remaining.

Oklahoma didn’t hit a field goal until nearly five minutes into the game, committing four turnovers and missing its first four shots.

The Sooners’ shooting woes continued throughout. Oklahoma missed eight of its last nine shots before halftime, and the Horned Frogs led 44-27 at the break.

The Horned Frogs continued to stretch their lead after halftime, scoring the first 11 points as the Sooners missed their first nine shots.

Miles hit all 10 of his free throws as TCU went 21 of 29 at the line. Oklahoma wound up 7 of 10 on foul shots.

Miles made all of his free throws in the first half, as he had 17 points at intermission.

TCU scored 16 points off Oklahoma’s 15 turnovers, while the Sooners managed just two points on eight Horned Frogs turnovers.

The Horned Frogs outscored the Sooners 25-8 on fast breaks.

After going 5 of 10 from beyond the arc in the first half, TCU was just 1 of 7 in the second half.

–Field Level Media

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