Seniors propel women’s basketball to 20th win of season, 73-63

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Jordan Moore had her 10th double-double of the season with 23 points and 12 rebounds. Photo courtesy of GoFrogs.com

Seniors Jordan Moore and Amy Okonkwo both finished with double-doubles, as TCU women’s basketball defeated Oklahoma 73-63 in Norman to earn their 20th win of the season.

“I am so proud of our team,” head coach Raegan Pebley said. “To have 20 wins at this point in the season is a testament to their hard work, their growth, their investment in each other, and their investment in their development as people both on and off the floor.”

Moore poured in 23 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for her 10th double-double of the season. Along with dishing out a career-high five assists, the Round Rock native reached the 20-point mark for the third consecutive game.

Meanwhile, Okonkwo scored 12 points of her own, all of which came in the third quarter. The forward also grabbed 12 rebounds to complete her third double-double of the season.

While Moore and Okonkwo were displaying their usual dominance, senior Dakota Vann also played well, finishing with a career-high 13 points.

The Horned Frogs started slow, going down 21-13 thanks to the shooting of OU’s Taylor Robertson. The guard scored 14 points in the first quarter alone, 12 of which came from behind the arc.

Robertson stayed hot in the second quarter, hitting two more threes and putting TCU down 40-34 going into the locker room at halftime.

TCU proceeded to hit four three-pointers in the first five minutes of the second half to take the lead. 

From there, Moore and Vann took control, scoring nine points each in the fourth quarter to lead the Horned Frogs to the win.

The victory seals the season sweep of the Sooners, as the Horned Frogs defeated Oklahoma 86-71 on Jan. 22 in Fort Worth.

This is the first time TCU has reached the 20-win mark in the regular season since the 2010-11 season.

For their final game of the regular season, the Horned Frogs will be in the friendly confines of Schollmaier Arena for a matchup with No. 18 Texas.  Tipoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.