No. 25 Iowa State’s late 3 sinks No. 17 TCU
FORT WORTH, Texas– Gabe Kalscheur struck a 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds remaining and completed with 15 points as No. 25 Iowa State beat No. 17 TCU 69-67 on Saturday.Kalscheur’s winner from method beyond the arc came just after TCU had just declared the lead for the very first time considering that early in the very first half.”It felt truly excellent coming out of
my hands, “Kalscheur said.Mike Miles led TCU (13-2, 2-1 Big 12)with 18 points
, including 2 of 3 free throws with 23 seconds left to give the Horned Frogs a one-point lead.Iowa State (12-2, 3-0) had three players with 10 points: Tamin Lipsey, Jaren Holmes
and Robert Jones.Kalscheur, who was 7 of 14 from the field, was 0 for 5 from the 3-point range prior to his winner.
Iowa State coach T.J. Otzelberger never ever lost self-confidence in his fifth-year senior guard.”He’s the hardest worker I have actually ever been around, the time that he puts in,”Otzelberger said. “Gabe is a person you can have unlimited confidence in based upon the work he does each and every single day. I knew he ‘d be ready when the opportunity emerged, and I’m really happy with him for stepping up in that big moment. “TCU cut the cause 2 with 6:39 staying, but Iowa State scored the next 7 points to build a nine-point lead with under 4 minutes remaining. Caleb
Grill’s three-point play and a jumper by Kalscheur began second-chance points and put the Cyclones up 65-56 with 3:49 staying. “The kid struck a hard shot,”TCU coach Jamie Dixon stated.”(We)didn’t wish to utilize the timeout defensively there, but we guarded it in addition to you could
safeguard it, and the problem was we just didn’t create the loose ball on 3 different occasions prior to … and they did.”Miles, whose two complimentary throws were the last points prior to Iowa State’s run, had 2 more totally free throws with 2:30 remaining to cut the cause seven
. Jakobe Coles ‘3-pointer pulled the Horned Frogs five with 2 minutes left and Damion Baugh’s layup after a take by Micah Peavy on an inbounds pass cut the deficit to three.The Cyclones’Robert Jones missed out on two totally free tosses to assist open the door for a TCU resurgence. Baugh pulled the Frogs to within 66-65 with two totally free throws with 1:22 remaining.Iowa State led 36-30 at the half behind a well balanced an efficient scoring attack that consisted of 4 players with six points.TCU missed out on 12 complimentary throws, dedicated 18 turnovers, and was outrebounded 32-27. Dixon said the Cyclones were a more physical group than his Frogs.”It showed we can play with anybody,”Miles said.” We didn’t play our best game on either defense or offense. We shot bad from the line, we had a great deal of turnovers, and we still just lost by 2. It shows how good of a group we are.
“TCU was attempting to beat an AP Top-25 team for the 3rd time in its history after topping No. 19 Baylor on Wednesday.