TCU Horned Frogs
Charles Hill Jr. scored 20 points, Kyan Anderson added 16 points, and TCU beat Mississippi State 71-61 on Thursday night. It was their fifth win in the last six games.
Amric Fields hit a jump shot and two free throws in the final 9.9 seconds to lift TCU to a 73-70 win over UAA in the Great Alaskan Shootout on Wednesday night.
Amric Fields needed one game to prove he’s back. Fields came off the bench, scored 16 points and blocked a last-minute shot to help TCU beat Washington State 64-62 on Sunday.
Jarvis Ray had a career-high 18 points and Texas Christian got its first victory, holding on to beat road-weary Abilene Christian 71-64 Tuesday night.
Lucas Woodhouse hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 1.7 seconds left to spoil TCU’s home opener and propel Longwood to a 82-79 win on Tuesday night in Fort Worth.
Mack Brown and the Texas Longhorns are hitting the reset button on their season again after a big victory in the Red River Rivalry.
TCU head coach Gary Patterson says teams go through cycles and that he has no doubt where the Frogs are headed in the Big 12.
Oklahoma State has already lost to a supposedly inferior opponent coming out of a bye week and is determined not to let it happen again.
TCU hasn’t lost first three conference games in season in any league since 1997, when Horned Frogs lost first seven Western Athletic Conference games.
Both teams trying to avoid 1-3 starts. TCU hasn’t been 1-3 since 1999, when Gary Patterson was still defensive coordinator and the Frogs finished 8-4.
Two city leaders have put their pride on the line in a friendly wager over a college football game. SMU plays TCU on Saturday in the traditional Iron Skillet rivalry matchup.
Too many turnovers. Too many penalties. Not enough touchdowns. No wonder coach Gary Patterson was so disappointed in TCU in its 20-10 loss to Texas Tech on Thursday night.