Desmond Bane scored eight of his 15 points in just over a minute early in the second half, and TCU beat No. 7 West Virginia 82-73 on Monday night.
The Horned Frogs (15-5, 3-5 Big 12) got their first home win over a Top 10 team in nearly five years on the same day they dropped out of the AP Top 25 to end an eight-week run as a ranked team.
Jevon Carter had 16 points and Sagaba Konate 14 for West Virginia (16-4, 5-3), as all five starters scored in double figures while losing for the third time in four games. Daxter Miles Jr. had 12 points, Lamont West 11 and Wesley Harris 10.
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Alex Robinson had 17 points, nine assists and seven rebounds for TCU, and Kouat Noi had 13 points with three 3-pointers before being ejected because of a flagrant foul with just over 10 minutes left. Vladimir Brodziansky had 14 points, and Kenrich Williams had 14 rebounds.
Bane's quick burst, with two 3-pointers and a heady layup between those long-range shots, pushed TCU ahead 47-34 with 15:28 left. That capped a 12-1 run to start the second half after the Frogs finished the first half on an 11-2 spurt in which Bane made the go-ahead shot.
And that is even with Bane's long 3 going into the break getting taken off the board after officials determined the ball was still on Bane's fingertips when the clock hit zero, negating the 35-foot shot and leaving TCU's lead at two instead of five.
Bane's two-handed slam dunk with 1:15 left broke a 31-all tie. He then made a putback when JD Miller couldn't convert on an alley-oop pass from Robinson, but the ball went right into Bane's hands.
West Virginia: The Mountaineers trailed by 20 with 5 1/2 minutes left and made somewhat of a dent in that. But overall, WVU shot only 33 percent from the field (25 of 75) and made 7 of 27 on 3-pointers, with Carter going 0 for 6 and Miles 1 for 8 from long range.
TCU: The Frogs last home win over a Top 10 team was against No. 5 Kansas on Feb. 6, 2013. Their only win over a Top 10 since had been over the then-No. 1 Jayhawks in the Big 12 Tournament last March.
West Virginia is home to play Kentucky in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
TCU plays the first of consecutive road games Saturday for its Big 12/SEC Challenge matchup at Vanderbilt, the SEC's only team with a losing record.