TCU has been without sophomore forward Kouat Noi (ankle) for two consecutive games. The offense has struggled as Noi is the second-leading scorer with 14.8 points a game. Noi could return as early as Saturday, Jamie Dixon said.
Playing short-handed and without one of its best players, Kouat Noi, TCU lost its third consecutive game in a 68-61 setback at Oklahoma State, Monday, Feb. 18. The Frogs are back on the NCAA Tournament bubble.
Three players scored in double figures for North Texas, including DJ Draper’s 19 points, but the Mean Green couldn’t overcome an 11-point halftime deficit in a loss to Florida International on Feb. 16, 2019.
North Texas guard Michael Miller scored a game-high 18 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Mean Green dropped their second consecutive Conference USA game, 57-47, to Florida Atlantic at the FAU Arena on Thursday.
The TCU basketball team won a Big 12 road game for the first time this season, knocking off No. 17 Iowa State on Saturday afternoon in Ames, Iowa. The Frogs beat a ranked team on the road for the first time since January 1998. TCU was led by freshman guard Kendric Davis’ career-high 22 points.
The TCU men’s basketball team is off to an 0-5 start on the road in Big 12 games. The Frogs will look to earn their first against Iowa State on Saturday in Ames, Iowa. The Cyclones are the Big 12’s top-scoring offense, led by transfer Marial Shayok and Arlington Martin’s Nick Weiler-Babb.
TCU survived a late scare against Oklahoma State on Wednesday. JD Miller made a buzzer-beater at the end of regulation to lift TCU to a 70-68 victory. Miller had missed his previous four shots before making a driving bucket at the end.