TCU Horned Frogs
While they had their lowest victory total in eight seasons and went without a league title for the first time in four years, the Frogs still made a notable adjustment to their new conference.
TCU said that linebacker Joel Hasley has left the team. Hasley is the second expected starter to quit the Horned Frogs since they opened practice last week.
The TCU Horned Frogs said that offensive tackle Tayo Fabuluje has quit the team for personal reasons. The release from the school on Thursday gave no further details.
TCU senior quarterback Casey Pachall says he has matured and been really humbled after his time away from school last season to participate in a substance-abuse program.
TCU defensive end Devonte Fields has been suspended for the first two games of the 2013 season due to an unspecified violation of “university and team policy.”
Minnesota and TCU will play nonconference football games in 2014 and 2015. Gophers athletic director Norwood Teague announced the agreement on Tuesday.
When the 68-team field was announced on Sunday, the Lone Star State was completely shut out. There were no Bears, Longhorns, Aggies, Red Raiders or Owls.
Angel Goodrich had 16 points and eight assists, while Chelsea Gardner added 11 points and a career-high 19 rebounds as Kansas defeated TCU 83-61 in the opening round of the Big 12 tournament Friday night.
Texas Tech and TCU will play their Big 12 opener on a Thursday night in front of a national television audience.
Even though the Horned Frogs lost 79-68 to Kansas State on Tuesday night, first-year coach Trent Johnson said that the team can’t do much better.
Zahna Medley scored 18 points and TCU upset No. 23 Iowa State 61-58 on Saturday.
Jordan Tolbert dominated for Texas Tech on Saturday afternoon. His coach thinks he’s capable of doing that more often.