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National Reaction: Boykin is Kaepernick, Fournette is DeMarco, TCU 'eliminated' from CFP | Dallas Morning News

A lot of blame being placed at Boykin's feet.

The TCU Horned Frogs suffered a major blow to their College Football Playoff hopes with a 49-29 loss at the hands of the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday. Quarterback Trevone Boykin played what Gary Patterson called a 'bad game' afterward. Boykin's status as a Heisman Trophy candidate, Josh Doctson's injury and TCU road ahead were among the many topics from the game covered by pundits.

Faculty Senate recommends football stays on Saturday | TCU 360

Interesting conversation. Some suggested business as usual, with lots not opening until 5pm. Others had better ideas.

There were a few suggestions to cancel classes altogether.

Some senators said the university should close at 2 p.m. on gamedays, while others suggested the university should close down and have a “football holiday.”

Women's Basketball

TCU women give thumbs-up in switch to four quarters after exhibition win | Fort Worth Star Telegram

This was one of several changes instituted by the NCAA in the offseason.

The new format changes the number of fouls needed to reach the bonus to five each quarter, instead of earning a chance at 1-and-1 at seven fouls and a double-bonus at 10.

Four players finished with double-digit point totals, lead by senior guard Zahna Medley with 19.

Also, with under a minute in the fourth quarter, a timeout allows a team to advance the ball in certain situations, similar to the NBA.

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Frogs Post 88-49 Win in Preseason Finale |

Zhana Medley had a team-high 19 points.

TCU hit 11 three-point field goals and four Frogs scored in double figures as TCU beat Texas Wesleyan 88-49 in a preseason exhibition game at the University Recreation Center on Sunday afternoon.