AP: In ‘need-win’ game, TCU puts together huge rally to beat Tennessee

By Associated Press

FORT WORTH (AP) — With a break from the brutal Big 12 schedule, Chris Washburn and TCU felt like they really needed to take advantage of the opportunity.

Malique Trent scored 14 of his 15 points after halftime, when the Horned Frogs had a pair of 10-0 runs and rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat Tennessee 75-63 on Saturday in the Big 12-SEC Challenge.

“We felt like this was a need-win game. We all came in here and played that way,” said Washburn, who had 14 points and nine rebound. “Just the way everything’s been going, we’d lost three or four straight games. That’s why I felt like we needed to win this game.”

The Frogs (10-11), who get back into conference play next week at No. 1 Oklahoma and at home against No. 4 Kansas, had actually lost five in a row. …

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