The Horned Frogs have handled a few bouts of adversity in building their 8-0 record under new men’s basketball coach Jamie Dixon. But TCU figures to face its toughest road test thus far against the rival SMU Mustangs in Dallas.
The Horned Frogs, 8-0 under first-year coach Jamie Dixon, received enough attention from AP voters in Monday’s poll that they would be 29th in this week’s rankings if the Top 25 poll extended that far. TCU’s next game is Wednesday at SMU.
The Mean Green (5-7) is one of a handful of five-win teams selected by the NCAA because of a lack of bowl-eligible teams across the nation. UNT walloped Army 35-18 on Oct. 22 after collecting seven turnovers.