The Horned Frogs fell to Louisiana Tech 68-63 Saturday night at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum. Bulldog senior guard Kyle Gibson scored 19 points to lead all scorers, including seven free throws in the final 25 seconds to seal the win for Louisiana Tech.
The key defensive stop in the game for Louisiana Tech came when senior center Magnum Rolle blocked a layup by TCU sophomore guard Ronnie Moss with 30 seconds to go. Moss finished the game with 19 points.
The Fort Worth Police Department has not made any arrests in the search for the suspect in the Oct. 13 sexual assault, Sgt. Chad Mahaffey wrote in an e-mail Tuesday.
He said he could not release anymore information because the investigation is ongoing.
TCU Police Sgt. Kelly Ham referred questions to Director of Communications Lisa Albert, who said she had no new information.
The Lady Frogs basketball team will travel to Norman, Okla. Saturday take on the No. 20 Oklahoma Sooners at 2:07 p.m.
TCU beat Fresno State at home Wednesday night 63-52 behind three players who scored in double figures, led by junior forward Helena Sverrisdottir's 15-point effort.
The 2-0 Frogs have outscored their opponents 172-82 so far this season, but likely will not have as easy of a time against a Sooners defense that allows 64 points a game. The Oklahoma offense averages 79.5 points per game.
The Lady Frogs won their 10th season opener in 11 years under head coach Jeff Mittie as they blew away the Houston Baptist Huskies 109-30 at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum on Sunday.
The game featured the second largest margin of victory in school history behind an 80 point win in 2001, as TCU scored more than 100 points in a game for the first time since the 2006-07 season.
The board of trustees voted to raise tuition to $30,000 a year for the 2010-11 school year, a 6.2 percent increase over the tuition in 2009-2010 and about a 30 percent cost increase during the past four years. During the 2006-07 school year students paid $22,980.
Chancellor Victor Boschini said the 6.2 percent increase will go to increasing financial aid and the number of professors on campus. The board also voted to increase financial aid by the same percentage, according to a campuswide e-mail sent by Boschini.
Police investigate possible connection between attacks
An attack reported by a female student Thursday is still under investigation.
Campus police Lt. Ramiro Abad said Friday that the university and Fort Worth police departments were looking into whether Thursday night's attack was related to a sexual assault reported Oct. 13. An increase in nighttime campus security after the Oct. 13 assault is still in effect.
Fifth-grader Dusty Leenhouts got to talk to undercover officers Friday. First-grader Magdelene Evans said police sirens were cool, but they hurt her ears.
The sirens didn't seem to bother third-grader Cade Curtis, who said that he might like to be a police officer one day.
The campus police department met with Starpoint School students for TCU Police's first career day in the Kelly Alumni Center parking lot.
Police are investigating whether an attack on campus Thursday night was related to the sexual assault reported on Oct. 13, a police official said.
Police Lt. Ramiro Abad said TCU and Fort Worth police departments would work together on the investigation. An increase in nighttime campus security that stemmed from the first assault is still in effect.
A female student reported late Thursday that a man grabbed her from behind while she was walking near Jarvis Hall at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday, but the student was able to get away, according to campus police.
Sophomore point guard Ronnie Moss changed his commitment from Kent State to TCU a year and a half ago when Jim Christian, the previous Kent State Coach, was hired to coach for the Frogs.
Moss, a Fort Worth native, said he was glad that he made the decision to come home and liked the changes Christian had made to the program..
"Coach Christian loves someone that is going to come in and be a hard-nosed player for him," Moss said. "He has our back, and we're a team and a family."