TCU is a longshot to win the NCAA basketball national championship, according to VegasInsider.com.
The Frogs, which improved to 14-4 overall and 2-4 in Big 12 play with a 96-73 win over Iowa State at home on Wednesday, have 125/1 odds to be the last team standing during March Madness, the same odds as Texas.
Duke is the current favorite at 6/1 odds despite being ranked fifth in both the Associated Press Top 25 and USA Today Coaches Poll.
Michigan State has the second-best odds at 13/2 followed by Villanova at 7/1. The 17-1 Wildcats are currently ranked No. 1 in both polls, having secured 94 of the 97 first-place votes between the two polls.
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Kansas, which defeated TCU in Fort Worth on Jan. 6 88-84, is a 14/1 favorite followed by Oklahoma and West Virginia at 20/1; Kentucky, Purdue, Virginia, and Florida also have 20/1 odds.
Texas Tech, which lost 67-58 to Texas on Wednesday, has 25/1 odds. Texas A&M has 100/1 odds while Baylor and SMU have 250/1 odds.
The Frogs, which won despite not having starting guard Jaylen Fisher, will travel to Kansas State for a 3 p.m. tip on Saturday before returning home to face WVU at 8 p.m. as part of ESPN’s “Big Monday” coverage.
“Selection Sunday” for the NCAA tournament is March 11 with the first and second rounds running from March 15-18. Dallas (American Airlines Center) is one of the hosts for the first two rounds. The Final Four will take place March 31 and April 2 at the Alamodome in San Antonio.
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