Evan Skoug highlighted a five-run eighth inning with a three-run home run and TCU ran away from West Virginia 9-3 in Big 12 baseball Friday night.
The Horned Frogs (35-9, 11-5 Big 12) also had a three-run second inning to overwhelm the Mountaineers (24-20, 6-10).
Tyler Alexander was two outs from pitching a complete game, giving up three runs on eight hits in 8 1/3 innings. He struck out nine and walked one.
TCU had 11 hits, with Cody Jones, Connor Wanhanen and Garrett Crain each getting two and knocking in a run.
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Jones and Crain had run-scoring singles and Derek Odell drew a bases loaded walk in the second.
Wanhanen had an RBI single in the eighth before Skoug’s three-run blast.
Coach Jim Schlossnagle became the second TCU coach to collect 500 wins in a Frogs uniform, joining Lance Brown.