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GoFrogs: TCU at West Virginia MBB Preview


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GoFrogs: TCU at West Virginia MBB Preview

TCU will go for its first win at West Virginia when the two face off Wednesday at 6 p.m. CT on Big 12 Now on ESPN+.
- TCU is 5-5 on the road this season, its most victories since winning six road games in the 2004-05 season.
- TCU's five road wins is the second most in the Big 12 to Houston's six.
- All 10 of TCU's losses are in NET Quadrant 1 games. Each of the losses were to teams in the NET top 45.
- TCU is 3-10 in Q1 games and 4-0 in Q2 opportunities.
- TCU is 4-6 against AP Top 25 teams this season, 4-3 against the top 15.
- Emanuel Miller leads the team and ranks tied for sixth in the Big 12 with 15.9 points per game.
- Miller has scored in double figures in each of the last 17 games and reached 20 points seven times this season.
- Miller is the team leader in rebounds with 5.9 per game, which ranks 12th in the Big 12.
- Miller ranks third in the Big 12 in field goal percentage at 48.6.
- At 1,206 points over three seasons, Miller ranks 20th on TCU's all-time scoring list.
- Sophomore center Ernest Udeh Jr. has missed the last four games with a left leg injury suffered at Kansas State.
- Trevian Tennyson ranks second in 3-point percentage in the Big 12 at 42.6 percent.
- Jameer Nelson Jr. ranks fourth in the Big 12 with 2.0 steals per game.
- Nelson is one of three players in the Big 12 that is averaging at least 10 points, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game.
- When trailing by 10 or more points, TCU is 6-6, including 3-2 in road games.
- TCU has used five different starting lineups. TCU used 15 last year.
- TCU leads the nation with 19.2 fastbreak points per game. The Frogs had 21 at BYU on Saturday.
- TCU leads the Big 12 and ranks 27th nationally in shortest offensive possession length at 15.9 seconds.
- TCU ranks third in the Big 12 and 18th nationally with 9.0 steals per game.
- TCU ranks third in the Big 12 and 24th nationally with 14.3 turnovers forced per game.
- The Frogs have forced 10 or more turnovers in all but four games this season.
- TCU ranks third in the Big 12 and 15th nationally with 17.3 assists per game.
- TCU ranks third in the Big 12 with 80.3 points per game. The best under Dixon is 75.4 in '17-'18.
- In the last three games, TCU is 38-for-44 from the free throw line (86.3 percent).
- TCU is shooting 72.9 percent from the free throw line. The best under Jamie Dixon is 70.6 percent in 2017-18.
- TCU ranks third in the Big 12 in field goal percentage at 47.3 percent.
- In Big 12 games only, TCU is first in 3-point percentage (38.0) and third in scoring offense (75.5).
- With one more win, TCU will have 20 wins for the sixth time in the eight seasons under Dixon.
- With one more win, TCU will tie a program-best with nine Big 12 wins for the second-straight season.
- Of the sixteen 20-win seasons in TCU's history, five have come in the last seven seasons.
- A win would give Dixon his 18th 20-win season in his 21 seasons as a head coach.
- TCU is looking for three-straight trips to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history.

- TCU fell at BYU, 87-75, on Saturday.
- The Horned Frogs led by as many as 17 points, at halftime, but shot 35.1 percent in the second half while the Cougars shot 64.5 percent.
- TCU's 46 points in the first half were its most in four games.
- Emanuel Miller was one rebound shy of a double-double with 15 points and nine rebounds.

Series History
- West Virginia leads the all-time series 18-6 and leads 11-0 in games played in Morgantown.
- TCU has won the last two meetings in the series, including an 81-65 win in Fort Worth earlier this season.
- The last meeting in Morgantown was an 85-74 win by the Mountaineers on Jan. 18, 2023.

- TCU will finish the regular season at home on Saturday at 4 p.m. against UCF on Big 12 Now on ESPN+.