DALLAS (AP) — Jaylen Fisher and JD Miller started making shots for TCU after halftime, when SMU was suddenly struggling from the field.
Fisher made four 3-pointers while scoring 12 of his 15 points after the break, like Miller did with some strong inside shots, as the Horned Frogs rallied for a 67-59 win Wednesday night in their first road game this season.
“Energy, just making shots,” Fisher, TCU’s point guard, said about the change after halftime. “You feel like you’ve got a purpose being out there, bringing something to the table.”
Fisher’s third 3-pointer of the second half made it 49-47 with 10 ½ minutes left, putting the Horned Frogs (6-1) ahead to stay. He hit from the right corner on a pass from Kouat Noi, who then hit a 3 of his own on the next TCU possession. Fisher scored all of his points with five 3-pointers overall.
“TCU just, they lit it up from the 3-point line coming out of the half,” SMU’s Jarrey Foster said.
SMU missed its first eight field goal attempts after halftime, but still had a 41-37 lead when Hunt drove for a layup to make it 41-37 with 13:27 left. TCU’s only two…