The TCU men’s basketball team returns to its temporary home of Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center seeking a 20th consecutive nonconference victory Thursday night against Houston Baptist.
The Horned Frogs enter 1-0 after a season-opening triumph over Southeastern Louisiana and feature the Big 12 newcomer of the week, sophomore transfer Vladimir Brodziansky, one of a number of new members of the team.
TCU’s last nonconference loss was to Harvard 71-50 in the Great Alaska Shootout in 2013.
Brodziansky, a 6-foot-10 forward from Slovakia by way of Pratt (Kan.) Community College, recorded a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds in TCU’s 90-77 victory Friday.
The Frogs’ last nonconference loss was to Harvard 71-50 in the Great Alaska Shootout in 2013. TCU’s streak began with a victory over Mississippi State.
The game marks the first of four at the Fort Worth school district gymnasium while workers complete renovations on Schollmaier Arena, scheduled for a Dec. 20 debut.
The Huskies are 1-1 and coming off a 40-point victory over Crowley’s Ridge of Arkansas, a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association. Houston Baptist opened the season with a 91-69 loss to New Mexico State.
Anthony Odunsi, a 6-4 guard from Sugar Land, leads Houston Baptist with 14.5 points and six assists a game. Forward Colter Lasher, 6-7, averages 14 points and 4.5 rebounds a game.
TCU men vs. Houston Baptist
7 p.m. Thursday, Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center