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Durley lifts Wichita State to 80-68 win over TCU

Dec 13, 2009 - 3:33 AM WICHITA, Kan.(AP) -- J.T. Durley tied his career high with 19 points Saturday night to lead Wichita State to an 80-68 victory over Texas Christian.

The Shockers (9-1), who never trailed, also got 17 points from Toure Murry and 16 from Clevin Hannah.

TCU (5-5) was led by Zvonko Buljan's 29 points.

Murry hit two 3-pointers in the first two minutes to give Wichita State an 8-1 lead. Another Murry 3 started an 11-1 run later in the first half, pushing the advantage to 26-12.

Wichita State still led by 14 early in the second half before TCU made a move. Greg Hill sparked the Horned Frogs, hitting four 3-pointers in an eight-minute span, one of which cut the Shockers' lead to 53-51 with 10:34 remaining. Hill scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half.

The Shockers maintained control at the free throw line, making 25 of 28 in the game.