Sunday, December 02, 2012

Houston women fall to TCU, 60-51

By Robert H Kelly
Copyright 2012 TexSport Publications 
FT. WORTH, TEXAS (December 2, 2012)  The Houston Cougars women could not extend their four-game winning streak when they
faced a stubborn TCU squad, falling to the Horned Frogs 60-51 on Sunday 
afternoon at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum in Ft. Worth.
The Cougars jumped out to an early lead in the first two minutes of the game and after that,
it was all TCU.
The Cougars did get within two points early in the second half, but TCU kept up 
the pressure to drop the Cougars to 4-5 for the season.
TCU raised its record to 3-2 with the win.
Senior guard Porsche Landry continued her domination on the court with 17 points, 
six assists and five rebounds.
Freshman forward Marche' Amerson contributed with 12 points and six rebounds.
Yazmeen Thompson led Houston with nine rebounds, while Te’onna Campbell 
added eight and Alecia Smith with seven.
The Cougars shot 29% from the field and 47% from the free throw line.
Natalie Ventress led TCU with 17 points, followed by Veja Hamilton with 10.
The Cougars will next face Creighton next Saturday with a 2:00 pm tip-off.

The game will be the first of a double-header with the Cougars men’s team playing in second game against Texas Southern University.

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