Jan. 15, 2008
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Ryan Wall hit a 3-pointer with four seconds remaining Tuesday night to give TCU a 74-72 victory over New Mexico.
Wall's shot from the corner gave the Horned Frogs (10-6, 2-1 Mountain West) their first lead since New Mexico went up 9-8 on a 3-pointer by Dairese Gary with 11:25 left in the first half. New Mexico led by as many as 18 early in the second half.
Jason Ebie tied the game for TCU at 59-59 on a 3-pointer with 5:20 left. But Chad Toppert responded with a 3-pointer of his own.
Brent Hackett hit a jumper with 18 seconds left to cut New Mexico's lead to 72-71 and Ebie got a steal, setting up Wall's only points of the night.
Kevin Langford and Henry Salter each scored 16 points for TCU. Langford got 11 of his 16 in the second half. John Ortiz and Hackett each had 13 for the Horned Frogs.
New Mexico (14-4, 1-2) led 41-28 at the half.