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TCU's Meacham, North Carolina assistant are UNT interview finalists | Fort Worth Star Telegram

I always thought Meacham would take a head coaching job at some point, but North Texas? Let's hope he's just getting interview practice.

TCU assistant Doug Meacham will interview at North Texas for the open head coaching position as one of two finalists, according to a person familiar with the interview schedule.

North Carolina assistant Seth Littrell is the other finalist.


Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/sports/college/big-12/texas-christian-university/article46934515.html#storylink=cpy

No playoff, probably no Sugar, but TCU treasures 10 wins again | Fort Worth Star Telegram

This could arguably be Patterson's best coaching job ever.

“Ten-and-2, it’s an amazing year for these guys for everything that they’ve gone through,” coach Gary Patterson said Friday night after the 28-21 double-overtime victory against Baylor. “It really is.”

The Horned Frogs lost 25 players to injury since spring training, either for the year, for a game or part of a game. Another player left the team. Two others missed three games each because of a suspension.

TCU's Patterson ably guides Horned Frogs to 10 wins yet again | FOX Sports

He won't get coach of the year, but he should.

Friday's 28-21 double-overtime victory against No. 7 Baylor on Friday didn't win TCU the Big 12 title, as so many thought the winner of this game would. But considering the multiple season-ending injuries to the Horned Frogs' defense, a unit that already was replacing a half-dozen starters from last year's dominant group, getting the patchwork Frogs to 10 wins was practically a minor miracle.

TCU's Punter got this kick off despite getting absolutely destroyed by Shawn Oakman | Uproxx

Tell me why that's not a helmet to helmet penalty.

There are two ways of looking at this play from Friday night’s Big 12 showdown between the Baylor Bears and the TCU Horned Frogs. The first way involves star Baylor defensive linemen Shawn Oakman. The 6-foot-9, 275 pound beast of a defensive end was on the Bears’ punt team, and looked like he was waiting for TCU’s Ethan Perry to get a punt away before turning into a blocker.

Women's Basketball

TCU women use Medley's 31 to escape UT Rio Grande Valley | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Sometimes you have to win ugly. It's better than losing a game you shouldn't.

Hours before Saturday’s matinee against UT Rio Grande Valley, the TCU women’s basketball team discovered that two starters and a key role player were unable to play due to injury.

Leaning heavily on veteran leadership and the scoring touch of senior guard Zahna Medley, the Horned Frogs overcame a five-point deficit late in the fourth quarter to beat the Vaqueros 71-67.

Medley Nets 31 as Frogs Move to 5-1 | GoFrogs.com

The Frogs next game (@ Butler on Tuesday) will be televised (6 p.m., Fox Sports 2). You should tune in.

TCU (5-1) erased a late five points deficit thanks to the heroics of Medley, who had 11 fourth quarter points and knocked down 6-of-7 free throws in the final period. Trailing 65-63 with 1:53 to go following a free throw by UTRGV's Mary Savoy, Medley knocked down a three from the right wing to give the Frogs the lead at 66-65.