FORT WORTH, Texas — RJ Nembhard scored 20 points, Kevin Samuel had 10 points and 11 rebounds, and TCU rallied late to beat Iowa State 79-76.
The Horned Frogs used an 18-7 run that started with about nine minutes left to build a 77-71 lead with 34 seconds to play.
Nembhard had nine points including a dunk and a three-point play during the stretch.
The Cyclones pulled within three points twice in the remaining seconds but didn’t get closer.
Rasir Bolton scored 26 points to lead Iowa State. TCU (11-7, 4-5 Big 12) has won consecutive games. Iowa State (2-12, 0-9) has lost eight straight.