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    GoFrogs TCU at Texas Tech preview

    FEB. 10 | UNITED SUPERMARKETS ARENA (15,098) | LUBBOCK, TEXAS | 8 PM
    TCU Horned Frogs (13-10, 4-6 Big 12)
    HC: Jamie Dixon (TCU ‘87) • At TCU: 81-51 (4th) • Career: 409-174 (17th)
    vs. TEXAS TECH Red Raiders (15-8, 6-4 Big 12)
    HC: Chris Beard (Texas ‘95) • At School: 76-31 (4th) • Career: 172-61 (8th)

    GAME INFORMATION
    Broadcast: ESPN2
    Play-By-Play: Clay Matvick
    Analyst: Chris Spatola
    Online: WatchESPN.com // ESPN App
    Radio: KLIF 570 AM // KTCU 88.7 FM
    XM 381 - (971 online)
    Play-By-Play: Brian Estridge
    Analyst: John Denton
    Online: HFTV // TuneIn
    Series: Texas Tech leads 83-52
    In Fort Worth: Tech leads 33-32
    In Lubbock: Tech leads 47-15
    Neutral: TCU leads 4-3
    First Meeting: TCU won 30-19 (1/23/32) in Fort Worth
    Last Meeting: TCU won 60-46 (2/8/20) in Fort Worth
    Winning Streak: TCU, 1
    Dixon vs. Tech: 4-5

    NOTES
    • TCU will play its third game in six days when it plays at Texas TechMonday at 8 p.m. on ESPN2.
    • TCU is 1-5 on the road this season. It beat Kansas State, 59-57, inits first road game of the year on Jan. 7.
    • TCU leads the Big 12 in 3-pointers made per game (8.6) and rankssecond in blocks (5.0) and assists per game (15.2).
    • TCU ranks in the top 40 nationally in assists (34th, 15.2) and blocked shots (23rd, 5.0).
    • TCU has three returning players from last season, including two starters, senior Desmond Bane and sophomore Kevin Samuel. Bane, who earned multiple preseason honors, including All-Big 12, ranks high in the conference in several categories including second in scoring average 16.4, eighth in assists (3.5) and 12th in rebounds (6.2).
    • Bane leads the Big 12 Conference in 3-point field goals made (2.7) and ranks second in 3-point field goal percentage (43.2).
    • Samuel is shooting 66.5 percent from the field, which ranks second in the Big 12. His 8.7 rebounds per game ranks sixth in the Big 12. Samuel’s 10 double-doubles leads the Big 12 and ranks 28th nationally.He's had at least five blocks in a game seven times this season and is averaging 3.2 blocks when facing a ranked team.
    • At 1,630 career points, Bane is tied for fifth on TCU's all-time scoring list with Reggie Smith. Next on the list is Dick O’Neal at 1,723points.
    • At 142 career blocked shots, Samuel is fifth on TCU's all-time list.Kurt Thomas is next at 166 blocks.
    • Edric Dennis is 10 points away from 1,000 DI career points.

    LAST TIME OUT
    A stagnant offense was unable to match a solid defensive showing as TCU fell to No. 3 Kansas, 60-46, Saturday afternoon at Schollmaier Arena. Desmond Bane’s 20 points led the Frogs, which totaled just 18 first half points. TCU cut KU’s deficit to four points with seven minutes to play, but the Jayhawks countered with a 15-4 run to end the game.

    ABOUT THE OPPONENT
    Texas Tech is 15-8 overall and 6-4 in the Big 12 following a 62-57 win at Texas on Saturday. The Red Raiders were down 16 points before winning their second-straight game. Freshman Jahmi’us Ramsey led Tech with 18 points. He leads the team this season with 15.8 points per game, the most of any freshman in the Big 12. Texas Tech is 11-2 at home this season with the only losses coming to current No. 1 Baylor and current No. 15 Kentucky.

    SERIES HISTORY
    It’s the 136th meeting between TCU and Texas Tech, a series that the Red Raiders lead 83-52 with a 47-15 advantage in Lubbock. TCU is 1-6 all-time against a ranked Texas Tech team, getting the win against the No. 18-ranked Red Raiders on Jan. 21 in Fort Worth, 64-54. TCU has lost its last four games in Lubbock with the last win coming on Jan. 17, 2015, 62-52.

    UP NEXT
    TCU will host Kansas State (9-14, 2-8) on Saturday at 4 p.m. on Big 12 Now on ESPN+.
     

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