But as Gary Patterson looked down the list of things he needed answered about his team in August, he wondered where it would stop.
“When they hit us in the face once, twice, three times in the second half, we lost our poise and started to get testy with one another, and we forgot about playing basketball and making plays,” he said.
In a physical back-and-forth league opener, TCU took a two-point lead into halftime Saturday, but came up just short in the end, falling to No. 15 West Virginia at Wilkerson-Greines, 78-67.
There’s a reason junior guard Zahna Medley reached 1,000 career points faster than any other player in TCU women’s basketball history.