TCU Vs. New Mexico: Horned Frogs Upset No. 21 New Mexico

TCU pulls off the monumental upset as the Horned Frogs defeat New Mexico 83-64.

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Mountain West Standings 2012: TCU Still Has Hopes To Win Regular Season Conference Crown

When the TCU Horned Frogs pulled of the major 83-64 upset over the No. 21 ranked and Mountain West leading New Mexico Lobos, the Horned Frogs now found themselves in a 4-way battle for conference supremacy.

New Mexico, along with the UNLV Runnin' Rebels and the San Diego St. Aztecs are all tied at the top of the standings with an 8-4 conference record. TCU now sits one game back at 7-5 and a matchup with SDSU looming at the end of the season next Saturday. All TCU can do at this point is win out and see where the chips fall, but a conference championship is a great way to finish a season nonetheless.

Here are the Mountain West conference standings going into Sunday, February 26.


Mountain West Conference Standings

(updated 2.26.2012 at 2:41 AM EST)

Conf Overall
W L W L
UNLV Runnin' Rebels 8 4 24 6
New Mexico Lobos 8 4 22 6
San Diego St. Aztecs 8 4 22 6
TCU Horned Frogs 7 5 17 11
Colorado St. Rams 6 6 17 10
Wyoming Cowboys 5 7 19 9
Air Force Falcons 3 9 13 13
Boise St. Broncos 3 9 13 14



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TCU Vs. New Mexico Final Score: Horned Frogs Upset Lobos, 83-64

The TCU Horned Frogs pulled of a major upset as they defeated the No. 21 ranked and Mountain West leading New Mexico Lobos. TCU and New Mexico battled out to an even first half as the two teams were tied at 38 apiece, but TCU used a big second half to outscore New Mexico by 19 points to win 83-64.

TCU was lead by J.R. Cadot who had 15 points, but this was a total team effort as six players scored in double figure on Saturday night. The three-point shot was why TCU was able to pull of this upset as they made 11-of-26 attempts while New Mexico connected on only four-of-17.

TCU's defense also held New Mexico to 41 percent shooting and the 64 points which was their third lowest scoring output of the season.

This win by TCU makes the Mountain West even more cloudy at the top and puts TCU one game out of first place with two games left.

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TCU Vs. New Mexico Halftime Score: All Tied At 38

The TCU Horned Frogs are giving No. 21 New Mexico Lobos all they can handle as the game is tied at 38. TCU started the game off hot by leading 13-4 before New Mexico was able to make their move and get back in this game, and eventually took ta 21-20 lead on an A.J. Hardeman.

Even though New Mexico was able to get back in this game and take a lead, TCU fought hard for the rest of the first half to keep the game close. Each team exchanged leads during the last five minutes of the half and ultimately tied when New Mexico's Hugh Greenwood put back a miss by Phillip McDonald.

TCU is having a balanced scoring attack tonight with J.R. Cadot leading the way with nine points and he also has five rebounds. The three-point shot for TCU is allowing them to stay competitive against New Mexico and they have made four more than New Mexico.

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TCU Vs. New Mexico: Horned Frogs Taking On The First Place Lobos

TCU still has a chance to win the Mountain West regular season title as they are two games back of the first place New Mexico Lobos with three games left. Plus, TCU is 12-2 at home so they could give New Mexico some issues.

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