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    TCU Hosts No. 5 Texas A&M on Sunday
    Horned Frogs meet Aggies at 1 p.m., at University Recreation Center
     
    TV: FOX Sports Net | Radio: KTCU | TCU Game Notes | GameTracker
     
    FORT WORTH, Texas - The TCU women's basketball team opens a five-game homestand with a showdown against No. 5 Texas A&M at 1 p.m., on Sunday at the University Recreation Center.
     
    Tickets will be available on a walkup basis on Sunday and the first 100 students in attendance will receive a free holiday shirt.
     
    FOLLOW LIVE
    Sunday's contest will be broadcast nationally on FOX Sports Net with Bob Licht and Dan Hughes on the call. Fans can also listen to the radio broadcast on KTCU 88.7 and FrogVision with Jeff Williams and Ashley Robinson on the call, as well as viewing the contest on FrogVision.
     
    For live updates, fans can follow @tcuwbasketball on Twitter or by viewing GameTracker.
     
    THE OPPONENT
    Texas A&M enters Sunday's contest with an 8-0 record and a No. 5 national ranking. The Aggies return 11 letterwinners and four starters from last year's squad that claimed 27 wins and advanced to the Elite Eight.
     
    The Aggies prevailed in a top-10 matchup on Sunday with a 63-59 victory over No. 8 Duke before posting a 75-42 win over Northwestern State on Wednesday.
     
    Texas A&M has outscored its opponents by nearly 21 points, averaging 71.4 points per game while shooting 46 percent from the field.
     
    Junior guard Courtney Walker paces the Aggies with 16.3 points per game, while 6-foot-1 Courtney Williams is also averaging double figures with 12.8 points per contest.
     
    THE SERIES
    TCU and Texas A&M will resume their in-state rivalry for the 37th time in the series that dates back to 1981, as the Aggies hold a 32-4 advantage.
     
    The two teams have met 16 times in Fort Worth, with Texas A&M winning on 13 occasions.
     
    The last time the two teams met was on Dec. 8, 2012, while TCU's last victory over the Aggies came on Dec. 12, 2009 when Texas A&M was also ranked fifth nationally.
     
    UP NEXT
    The Horned Frogs are in the midst of a five-game homestand in the month of December and will follow Sunday's contest with a matchup against Lamar on Thursday, Dec. 11.
     
    TCU will also play host to Prairie View A&M (Dec. 13), Sam Houston State (Dec. 21) and UC Irvine (Dec. 30) in December before opening Big 12 play on the road at Texas Tech on Jan. 4.
     
    LAST TIME OUT
    TCU split a pair of contests in its last action at the OMNI Classic in Boulder, Colo., over the weekend, dropping a 76-62 decision to Colorado State before bouncing back with an 82-68 victory over Missouri State.
     
    Senior guard Donielle Breaux was named to the OMNI Classic All-Tournament Team after averaging 15.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists during the two contests, including season bests of 17 points and eight rebounds against Missouri State.
     
    After being held to zero points for the first time in her career against Colorado State, junior guard Zahna Medley erupted for 29 points in TCU's win over Missouri State, going 10-of-13 from the field and 5-of-7 from 3-point range.
     
    As a team the Horned Frogs tied a tournament record with 19 combined 3-pointers in the two contests.
     

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