TCU advances to title game of Diamond Head Classic
HONOLULU (AP) — Desmond Bane scored 16 points to lead six TCU players in double figures and the Horned Frogs beat Bucknell 82-65 on Sunday night in the semifinals of the Diamond Head Classic.
TCU (10-1) will play Indiana State in the championship game on Tuesday night.
Jaylen Fisher and Kevin Samuel each added 14 points for the Horned Frogs, who won their seventh straight game. Kouat Noi chipped in with 13 points and seven rebounds and JD Miller had 12 points. Alex Robinson had his second straight game with 11 assists as he’s reached double-digit helpers in five games this season.
There were six lead changes in the final 3:30 of the first half and TCU scored the last four points for a 44-41 lead.
Kimbal Mackenzie had 16 points for the Bison (5-6). Nate Sestina added 14 points with 11 rebounds and Nate Jones scored 12 points on four 3-pointers.