TCU coach Trent Johnson didn’t even look at the end of his bench, where six Horned Frog players sat in white polo shirts and slacks instead of uniforms.
With about 9 minutes left in Iowa State’s game with TCU, Georges Niang of the Cyclones caught teammate Melvin Ejim looking up at the giant scoreboard that hangs over the center of the court.
Based on what has already happened, TCU coach Trent Johnson might be asking for a lot going into his second season.
Jeff Withey scored 18 points, Ben McLemore added 14 and No. 9 Kansas routed TCU 74-48 on Saturday to avenge a stunning loss to the lowly Horned Frogs just over two weeks ago.
TCU made its first Big 12 victory a memorable one, and left the fifth-ranked Kansas Jayhawks with their first losing streak in more than seven years.
TCU junior forward Amric Fields was injured only 12 seconds into Thursday night’s game against SMU, when his right knee buckled and he fell to the floor.
Trent Johnson has been hired as TCU’s new basketball coach. Johnson replaces Jim Christian and will lead the Frogs into the Big 12 Conference next season.
A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that LSU’s Trent Johnson will be introduced as TCU’s new coach.
A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that TCU is set to hire Trent Johnson as its next basketball coach.