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    GoFrogs: TCU women at OU preview

    GAME INFORMATION
    TCU (12-3, 3-1) at Oklahoma (10-6, 3-1
    Date: Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020
    Time: 3 p.m.
    Location: Norman, Okla. (Lloyd Noble Center)
    Watch: Fox Sports Oklahoma
    PxP: Chris Plank
    Color: Jessica Coody
    Listen: KTCU 88.7 FM
    PxP: Jeff Williams

    THE GAME
    • The TCU Horned Frogs (12-3, 3-1) are back on the road, wrapping up a two-game road swing with an afternoon contest at Oklahoma (10-6, 3-1) this Sunday, Jan. 19.
    • Tip-off between the Horned Frogs and Sooners is set for 3 p.m. at Lloyd Noble Center.
    • Sunday's contest will be televised live on Fox Sports Oklahoma (FSOK).
    • The Horned Frogs and Sooners will meet for the 31st time overall and for the 16th time since TCU became a member of the Big 12 Conference.
    • The home team has won three of the previous five meetings between the two teams.

    FROG FAST BREAKS
    • TCU erased a 10-point deficit to down Iowa State on the road, 77-74, this past Wednesday evening in Ames, Iowa.
    • The Horned Frogs registered its largest come-from-behind win of the season and its first victory after trailing by at least 10 points since coming back to defeat Oklahoma 76-63 back on March 3, 2019.
    • TCU is 3-1 in Big 12 play, which matches its best start in program history (2014-15).
    • Both of TCU's 3-1 starts in Big 12 play have come under head coach Raegan Pebley.
    • A win at Oklahoma on Sunday would give TCU its first-ever 4-1 start in Big 12 play.
    • TCU has won its first two Big 12 road games for the first time in school history.
    • The Horned Frogs have had a player score at least 25 points in four straight games for the first time in school history.
    • Senior Kinanna Ray is now just 18 points away from becoming a member of TCU's 1,000 points club.

    COVERING THE HORNED FROGS
    • Sunday's contest will be televised live on Fox Sports Oklahoma (FSOK) with Chris Plank calling the action and Jessica Coody serving as broadcast analyst.
    • Fans can listen to the radio broadcast on KTCU (88.7 FM), with Jeff Williams calling the action.
    • Live stats links for the contest can be found at both GoFrogs.com and SoonerSports.com.

    SCOUTING Oklahoma
    • Oklahoma is coming off a 73-49 road win at No. 17-ranked West Virginia on Wednesday.
    • The Sooners have won three straight overall and six of its past eight games, with its only losses coming to then No. 2-ranked UConn and No. 6-ranked Baylor.
    • OU has scored 70+ points in three straight games and in 12 of 16 games overall. The Sooners have notched 80+ points in eight of those contests.
    • The Sooners average 78.3 points per game, which ranks third in the Big 12 and No. 16 overall in the nation.
    • OU averages a league-best 9.3 three-pointers made per game, which also ranks eighth in the nation. The Sooners also rank No. 1 in the Big 12 and No. 3 in the nation with a .400 three-point shooting percentage.
    • Taylor Robertson leads OU in scoring with 21.1 points per game, but she is followed by Ana Llanusa (16.9) and Madi Williams (13.9), who both average double-digit scoring efforts on the year.
    • Williams leads the team on the boards with 8.1 rebounds per game.
    • Robertson is the nation's leader in three-point attempts (177) and three-pointers made (86). She ranks second in the country with a .486 three-point shooting percentage.

    SERIES HISTORY
    • OU leads the all-time series 22-8, but TCU has won the four previous meetings, which includes a pair of victories at home, on a neutral court and a win in Norman.
    • In the last meeting between TCU and OU, the Horned Frogs collected its first-ever win in Norman, downing the Sooners 76-63 on March 2, 2019, at Lloyd Noble Center.
    • The win in Norman snapped a 14-game road losing skid to OU, which had dated back to the first-ever meeting between the two teams in 1992.
    • TCU is 5-10 against the Sooners since becoming a member of the Big 12 Conference.

    THE LAST TIME OUT
    • TCU erased at least an 8-point lead for the third time this season, coming back from 10 down at Iowa State on Wednesday, to down the Cyclones 77-74.
    • TCU trailed 54-44 with less than five minutes to play in the third quarter, but clamped down on defense and outscored the Cyclones 24-14 to earn the three-point road victory.
    Lauren Heard led the Frogs with 25 points - her third 25+ points effort in the past four games.
    Kianna Ray added 14 points and Jayde Woods scored 10 of her 14 points in the fourth quarter.
    • Ray also chipped in with a season-high seven assists, while also notching four blocks and four steals.
    • TCU forced 18 ISU turnovers, while giving up a season-low six turnovers on the night.

    LIMITING THE TURNOVERS
    • TCU gave up a season-low six turnovers in its win at Iowa State on Wednesday.
    • It marked the first time this season that the Horned Frogs had yielded a turnover number in the single digits.
    • TCU's previous season-low was 12 turnovers committed against Cornell back on Nov. 10, 2019.
    • The six turnovers marked TCU's lowest turnover total since giving up just five turnovers at Texas Tech back on Jan. 4, 2015.

    UP NEXT
    • TCU is back at home next Wednesday, Jan. 22, to host No. 2/1 Baylor at Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena. Tip-off is set for 6:20 p.m.
     

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