BYU beats TCU 73-61

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PROVO, Utah (AP) -- Lee Cummard had 22 points and seven rebounds to lead BYU over TCU 73-61 on Tuesday night.

The Cougars (14-2, 2-0 Mountain West) led by as much as 24 and never let TCU (11-6, 2-1) get any closer than 12 in the second half.

Jonathan Tavernari had 14 points and Jimmer Fredette finished with 11 points and six assists for the Cougars, who won their third straight. Jackson Emery scored 11 for BYU.

The Horned Frogs had won four straight, but had a dismal game at the foul line. TCU made 11 of 21 foul shots and never recovered after shooting 31 percent from the field in the first half.

Kevin Langford led TCU with 14 points. Zvonko Buljan had 10 points and 12 rebounds and Edvinas Ruzgas scored 10 for TCU.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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