With tough slate looming, TCU takes on Houston Christian

With its Big 12-Big East Battle matchup at Georgetown set for Saturday, TCU has one last tune-up Monday night as the Horned Frogs welcome Houston Christian to Fort Worth, Texas, aiming to keep their undefeated season intact. TCU (5-0) is coming off a 93-74 win over Alcorn State last Tuesday. Houston Christian is winless in four games, though the Huskies lost twice by single digits. Following the win over Alcorn State, in which TCU converted

Significant stakes usher No. 13 Oklahoma, TCU into finale

A lot is on the line Friday in Norman, Okla. in the regular-season finale between No. 13 Oklahoma and TCU. The Sooners need a win to keep their hopes of making the Big 12 championship game alive and stay in the hunt for a New Year’s Six bowl berth. College Football Playoff national championship runner-up in January, the Horned Frogs need a win over the Sooners to secure bowl eligibility with a sixth win. There

Fast-paced TCU can extend unbeaten start vs. Alcorn State

TCU’s lengthy season-opening homestand continues with a matchup against Alcorn State on Tuesday night in Fort Worth, Texas, as the Horned Frogs put their 4-0 record on the line. Pace of play has been a key factor in the undefeated start for coach Jamie Dixon’s team, as TCU utilizes its speed and athleticism with the ball in transition. In Friday’s 86-52 win over Mississippi Valley State, the Horned Frogs recorded 43 fastbreak points, a statistic

Unbeaten, high-scoring TCU clashes with winless MVSU

The TCU Horned Frogs are looking for a 4-0 start, which would be the program’s best opening since 2020-21, as they face winless Mississippi Valley State in Fort Worth, Texas, on Friday night. TCU hasn’t won more than four in a row to start a season since beginning 12-0 in 2017-18. The Horned Frogs are coming off an 88-55 home win over UT Rio Grande Valley on Tuesday. TCU outscored the Vaqueros 55-33 in the

TCU looks to get out of slump against skidding Baylor

TCU looks to keep its flickering postseason aspirations alive on Saturday afternoon when it hosts Baylor in Fort Worth, Texas. The Horned Frogs (4-6, 2-5 Big 12) were sitting pretty after seven games before a lopsided loss at Kansas State on Oct. 21 and close setbacks against Texas Tech and No. 7 Texas. Now, TCU needs to topple both the Bears (3-7, 2-5) in the newly dubbed “Bluebonnet Battle” and Oklahoma on Nov. 24 just

TCU’s defense on rise ahead of matchup with UTRGV

If TCU coach Jamie Dixon had one takeaway from his team’s 82-60 win over Omaha on Thursday night, it involved the defense. The Horned Frogs held the visiting Mavericks to 39.3 percent shooting on field-goal attempts overall and just 27 second-half points. TCU (2-0) hosts UT Rio Grande Valley, a 1-1 team coming off a 100-79 loss at South Dakota, on Tuesday night in Fort Worth, Texas. “Most importantly, I was encouraged by what we

No. 7 Texas turns to QB Quinn Ewers at TCU

No. 7 Texas faces another stern test in its pursuit of a Big 12 Conference championship and keeping its College Football Playoff chances alive when it squares off against upset-minded TCU on Saturday in Fort Worth, Texas. It’s the final scheduled meeting between the longtime rivals, as Texas (8-1, 5-1) will move to the Southeastern Conference in 2024. The Horned Frogs (4-5, 2-4), who played in the CFP championship game last season but have struggled

TCU to stress tighter defense with Omaha up next

After dominating against Southern in a season-opening 108-75 win Monday, TCU heads into Thursday’s home duel with Omaha seeking similar success with a bit more of an emphasis on the defensive end. The Horned Frogs are led by guard Micah Peavy, who scored a game-high 21 points against Southern. “I liked what we did,” TCU head coach Jamie Dixon said after the win over Southern. “Our transition was tremendous. I thought we advanced (the ball)

TCU turns to Micah Peavy as new campaign opens vs. Southern

TCU’s quest toward a third-straight NCAA Tournament appearance begins with a home opener against Southern Monday in Fort Worth, Texas. The Horned Frogs are unranked in the preseason poll but posted a 22-13 record in 2022-23, which included a run to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Southern went 15-17 a year ago, with an 11-7 mark in the SWAC. Micah Peavy leads TCU’s charge, especially with the departures of Mike Miles Jr. and

Expectations adjusted, TCU and Texas Tech set for matchup

Preseason goals have been adjusted for TCU and Texas Tech heading into Thursday night’s Big 12 Conference showdown in Lubbock. But that doesn’t mean there will be any less intensity when the rivals meet. The visiting Horned Frogs (4-4, 2-3) have found life more treacherous this season compared with 2022, when a stretch of strong play blended with good fortune to vault the team into the national championship game. For the Red Raiders (3-5, 2-3),