Christal Caldwell scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds at the West Virginia women's basketball team downed TCU 58-50 at the WVU Coliseum on Tuesday.
Taylor Palmer added 13 points for the Mountaineers (11-5 overall, 3-2 Big 12). Veja Hamilton netted 15 points for TCU (7-9, 0-5).
STATE MEN LOSE: The duo of Isaac Thornton and Isaiah Hill combined for 51 points as Fairmont State defended its home court in an 88-60 win against West Virginia State on Monday.
Thornton, a senior from Martinsburg, finished with 26 points and grabbed six rebounds while Hill, also a senior, scored 25 and had seven rebounds. Thornton also had a team-high six assists.
The Falcons (10-3, 8-1 West Virginia Conference) led 49-31 at halftime and outscored WVSU (6-9, 4-5) 39-29 in the second half.
Jalen Walker led the Yellow Jackets with 15 points. Anton Hutchins scored 12 while Raymon Austin tallied a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
West Virginia State next plays Saturday at Glenville State in the third of three consecutive road games before returning to Institute on Monday to host Pitt Johnstown.
TECH WOMEN WIN: Amy Gardner scored 26 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the WVU Tech women's basketball team edged Milligan (Tenn.) 74-72 Monday at the Baisi Center in Montgomery. Courtney Sturdivant added 16 points for the Golden Bears (8-9). Johneshia Good netted 20 points for Milligan (13-7).