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GoFrogs: Preview: vs. Mississippi Valley State


Lifelong Frog

GoFrogs: Preview: vs. Mississippi Valley State

- TCU (3-0) hosts its fourth-straight game on Friday at 7 p.m. against Mississippi Valley State (0-3) in Schollmaier Arena.
- TCU has won its first three games by an average of 29.3 points per game.
- The Horned Frogs are led by JaKobe Coles' 16.0 points per game which ranks fifth in the Big 12.
- Preseason All-Big 12 forward Emanuel Miller is averaging 12.3 points and 7.0 rebounds.
- Coles, Micah Peavy and Jameer Nelson Jr. have scored in double-figures in each of the Frogs' three games.
- Coles and Peavy rank fourth in the Big 12 in field goal percentage, making 19-of-29 (65.5%) from the field.
- TCU has made 31 of 38 attempts from the free throw line for 81.6 percent, the best in the Big 12.
- TCU leads the Big 12 and ranks 13th nationally with 22.3 fastbreak points per game. TCU led the nation last season with 17.46 fastbreak points.
- TCU leads the Big 12 and ranks 11th nationally with 7.0 blocks per game.
- TCU ranks second in the Big 12 and seventh nationally with 23.7 assists per game.
- TCU ranks 12th nationlly in defensive effeciency at 91.3.
- TCU ranks ninth nationally in average possesion length at 14.0 seconds per offensive possession.
- Under Dixon, TCU is 93-33 overall in Schollmaier Arena.
- Under Dixon, TCU has gone 71-11 in the months of November and December combined.
- Under Dixon, TCU is 85-13 in nonconference games and 59-5 in nonconference games in Schollmaier Arena.
- TCU was picked to finish fifth in the Big 12 in a poll voted on by the league's coaches.
- TCU is receiving votes in the AP Top 25. TCU was No. 22 in the final ranking of the 2022-23 season.
- Last season, TCU went 22-13 overall and 9-9 in the Big 12. The Horned Frogs advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the second-straight year for the first time in 70 seasons.
- Miller averaged 12.3 points and 6.5 rebounds last season, which are the second-most returning points and rebounds in the Big 12 Conference.
- Of the sixteen 20-win seasons in TCU's history, five have come in the last seven seasons.
- TCU is looking for three-straight trips to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history.

- TCU turned it on in the second half to beat UTRGV, 88-55 Tuesday. TCU scored 55 points in the second half.
- JaKobe Coles led TCU in scoring for a second-straight game with 16 points. He was one of five in double figures.
- Avery Anderson III and Jameer Nelson Jr. each scored 15 points to contribute to the 33-point win.

About the Opponent
- Mississippi Valley State is 0-3 on the season with losses at LSU, Oklahoma and most recently UConn.
- Rayquan Brown leads the Delta Devils with 16.3 points and 6.0 rebounds per game.

Series History
- TCU leads the all-time series 5-0.
- The two teams met last season on Dec. 18, 2022, an 88-43 win for the Horned Frogs. It was TCU's largest winning margin in eight seasons. JaKobe Coles scored 12 points and Emanuel Miller had 11 for TCU which moved to 9-1.
- TCU is 44-1 all-time against members of the SWAC and defeated Southern in the season opener, 108-75.

- TCU continues a six-game homestand to start the season with a game against Alcorn State on Tuesday at 7 p.m. on Big 12 Now on ESPN+.


Rayquan Brown can hoop.

Here's an example of why I like our squad a lot. Coles is absolutely absent tonight. He's arguably our best player, top 3 for sure. No points, 2 fouls. And you wouldn't know it at all by just looking at the scoreboard. So much depth.

An-Cap Frog

14th ranked Arkansas is down at the half
23rd ranked Illinois is down at the half
Michigan lost to Long Beach State
KSU wins in OT to Providence
UH beats UU
How bad is Oklahoma State?