TCU overcomes difficult first half, beats Prairie View 73-55

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Vladimir Brodziansky had 16 points on 7-of-7 shooting and TCU nearly doubled its first-half offensive output to pull away from winless Prairie View A&M for a 73-55 victory Friday night.

Prairie View A&M (0-8) remains one of six teams in Division I basketball without a win, but challenged TCU (5-4) early on. The Horned Frogs led 26-23 at halftime in a foul-laden, turnover-filled struggle from the opening tip.

The teams committed a total of 58 fouls, with 33 on the Panthers, and 44 turnovers, including 23 by TCU.

TCU connected on 15 of its 26 second-half field-goal attempts. Prior to halftime, the teams combined to shoot just 13 of 49 from the field, including 1 of 15 from 3-point range.

Devonta Abron had 12 points and 10 boards for the Horned Frogs.

Admassu Williams led the Panthers with 19 points and 12 rebounds. Tyler Miller added 12 points.