The Horned Frogs (14-3, 3-2 in Big 12) finished No. 26 among vote-getters in Monday’s updated AP poll, narrowly missing out on the team’s first ranking of the season. TCU plays Wednesday at Texas Tech (13-4, 2-3).
Horned Frogs’ guard Kenrich Williams says the loud home crowd helped TCU take down the Cyclones for the first time in 20 years and he hopes for an even more energetic crowd for Saturday’s game against Baylor in Fort Worth.
Heading into Wednesday’s game at Texas Tech, the Horned Frogs (14-3, 3-2 in Big 12) share the best record through 17 games with seven other teams in program history. No TCU squad has started better than 14-3 in any season. The 1951-52 squad made it to 23-3 before recording its fourth loss.
The Horned Frogs’ 6-foot-11 forward averaged 22 points and 10 rebounds per game in victories over Iowa State and Texas that lifted TCU (14-3, 3-2 in Big 12) above .500 in league play. The Frogs’ next game is Wednesday at Texas Tech.
Behind Vladimir Brodzianksy and Jaylen Fisher, the Horned Frogs (13-3, 2-2) record their first Big 12 road victory in almost two years and win in Austin for the first time since 1987 when Jamie Dixon was a TCU player.
The Horned Frogs, who are having a turnaround season under first-year men’s basketball coach Jamie Dixon, seek to knock off the Longhorns in Austin. TCU is 1-36 in road games as a Big 12 member heading into Wednesday’s contest.